Student Mental Health DIrect Service Provider (31n Grant Funded)

Deadline: 
Friday, November 22, 2019
District/Organization: 
Bay-Arenac ISD
Position Details: 

Bay-Arenac ISD Position Description

 

JOB TITLE:                   Student Mental Health Direct Service Provider (31n Grant Funded)        

DEPARTMENT:             Instructional Services

REPORTS TO:              Michelle Goaley, Director

 

PREPARED BY:           Michelle Goaley, Director of Instructional Services    DATE: 10/2/19     FTE:  1

APPROVED BY:           Deborah Kadish, Superintendent                               DATE: 10/2/19

 

SUMMARY

The Student Support Specialist will support Bay-Arenac districts in working with teams to identify general education students who need mental health support. This position will be directly involved with developing treatment plans and interventions, servicing students directly, and coordinating communication with parents, staff and administration.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Assess nature of students' situations by interviewing and reviewing personal history
  2. Develop and execute individual treatment plans by providing direct service to students
  3. Collect data regarding student progress and communicate student updates to all relevant parties
  4. Support the facilitation of the Child Study process including interpretation of data and the development of treatment plans, coordinate with parents, staff and administration
  5. Maintain accurate student case notes and documentation
  6. Provide diagnostic/consultative services including intervention designs such as Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plan development.
  7. Function as a liaison between home, school and community agencies.
  8. Continue professional growth through participation in professional development opportunities and professional associations, keeping a record of all professional activities.
  9. Keep credentials updated and current.
  10. Provide in-service training to teachers, administrators, and other individuals, as appropriate.
  11. Attendance and punctuality.
  12. Follow all Board Policies and Guidelines.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Must be certified under one of the following credentials:

  • A psychiatrist; 
  • A licensed master’s level psychologist;
  • An MDE credentialed master’s level school psychologist;
  • A licensed master’s level marriage and family therapist;
  • A licensed master’s level professional counselor;
  • A licensed master’s level social worker;
  • A licensed master’s level school social worker;

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

 Ability to calculate figures and amounts.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Driver’s License required. 

Must be certified under one of the following credentials:

  • A psychiatrist; 
  • A licensed master’s level psychologist;
  • An MDE credentialed master’s level school psychologist;
  • A licensed master’s level marriage and family therapist;
  • A licensed master’s level professional counselor;
  • A licensed master’s level social worker;
  • A licensed master’s level school social worker;

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear and operate a computer.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception. 

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

 

 

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

 

Email: 
kuehner@baisd.net
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