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Wellness Counselor (SY 2023-24)

Company: Leadership Public Schools
Location: Hayward
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

-Basic Function:The Wellness Counselor provides educational related mental health services (EHRMS) to students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and general education students who are identified as needing mental health support to increase academic success. - - -Essential Duties: -

Conduct educationally related mental services assessments -Provide educational related mental health services (ERHMS) to students pursuant to IEPsProvide personal mental health counseling, group mental health counseling, and/or therapeutic interventions to students -Monitor progress towards mental health and IEP goals -Collect and analyze student data results consistently to monitor progress and modify support and intervention strategies as needed to increase academic success -Maintain student progress data with accuracy and integritySupport general education students as assignedEstablish and maintain partnerships with outside service providersCoordinate family, school, and community resources to support studentsParticipate in IEP meetings as assignedParticipate in Coordination of Services (CoS) Team meetingsParticipate in network (district) professional development -Serve on school leadership teams and committees as assigned -Develop positive relationships with school community that are aligned with LPS' culture and values -Other Duties
Perform related duties as assigned - -Minimum QualificationsEducation and ExperienceAny combination equivalent to: -
a Master's or Doctoral degree from an accredited university in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling -at least one year of successful counseling experience in an urban school setting - -Licensing and Other Requirements -
Valid clinical license (ACSW/LCSW, APCC/PCC, or AMFT/LMFT)Valid CA Pupil Personnel Services Credential preferredEmployment eligibility that may include fingerprints, tuberculosis and/or other employment clearanceBilingual proficiency in Spanish highly desired -Knowledge of:
Behavioral support plansIEP process and law -Effective counseling and guidance strategiesEffective therapeutic interventions -Service referral processCrisis prevention and interventionCommunity resources -Culturally-responsive pedagogy -Adult learning principles and change management theoryEffective professional development practices, including data-based inquiry -Skills and Ability to:
Manage a caseload of students with a variety of behavioral and social-emotional needsSupport, monitor, and evaluate progress towards goalsCompile and - analyze data to develop - action plans based on high standards and including measurable objectives -Implement collaborative and team building processesFacilitate dissent and conduct difficult and constructive conversationsCommunicate effectively both orally and in writingWork effectively across diverse communitiesMaintain confidentialityTravel to conduct businessWork a flexible schedule as directed
Working Conditions:Environment
Instructional environment which includes indoor and outdoor activitiesPotential interaction with dissatisfied and/or difficult individuals -Physical Demands
Mental acuityDexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboardHearing and speaking to communicate -Seeing to observe and read materialsSitting or standing for extended periods of time -Leadership Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at -all levels.Notification of Non-Discrimination PolicyLeadership Public Schools prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, parental, family, or marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex (sexual harassment), or sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. -Complaint forms are available at school sites and on the network webpage at www.leadps.org. -For inquiries or concerns regarding LPS nondiscrimination policy or the filing of discrimination complaints please contact: -Chris Harrell, Director of Student Services, Title IX Coordinator
99 Linden Street
Oakland, CA 94607
email: charrell@leadps.org
Phone: 510-830-3780 x115Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Leadership Public Schools, Hayward , Wellness Counselor (SY 2023-24), Other , Hayward, California

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