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TN Voices

School Based Behavioral Health Liaison

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Job Summary

Skills & Knowledge Preferred:

  • Knowledge of and/or experience working with children’s mental, emotional and social development and well-being.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience working with children/families and teachers/staff in an educational setting.
  • Knowledge of how to develop family-driven and strength-based treatment/behavior plans with families.
  • Knowledge of system of care/wraparound principles/practices.
  • Knowledge of Trauma-informed practices/approach
  • Experience facilitating support groups and training parents and professional staff/teachers.
  • Excellent organizational, written, communication and problem-solving/creative thinking skills.
  • Excellent collaboration, customer service, and leadership skills.

Job Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities/Principal Activities:

  • Partner with teachers/administration to seamlessly integrate trauma informed practices/mental health awareness into existing education systems.
  • Provide training to teachers, staff, and parents about Building Strong Brains/ACES, Trauma and Co-Occurring Disorders and Understanding the link between Adolescent Trauma and Substance abuse
  • Identify students/parents and teachers/staff currently experiencing or at-risk of experiencing trauma related stress symptoms
  • Completes Strengths-Based Assessments (CANS, ACES, CBITS)
  • Provide group, family, and individual counseling intervention for students/families
  • Facilitate regular/recurring trauma screenings, trauma informed mental health assessments and group/individual interventions (TF-CBT)
  • Facilitate parent and teacher/staff trainings such as Promoting Healthy and Successful Students, Youth Mental Health and First aid and Nurturing Parenting
  • Facilitate Child Trauma Toolkit training for teachers/staff and ensure pre/post tests are completed
  • Present/teach MindUp curriculum in order to help students improve coping skills and decrease anxiety.
  • Assist teachers/administrative staff in creating and implementing trauma-informed practices
  • Facilitate satisfaction survey completion process in order to review progress and measure outcomes of improving early identification and intervention of trauma related stress symptoms in students and teachers
  • Consult and collaborate with teachers/parents regarding students’ needs identified in IEPs to ensure appropriate accommodations are identified/implemented.
  • Consult and collaborate with teachers/parents regarding behavioral/learning plans
  • Document individual and group counseling sessions in EHR as well as all other required assessments, training and outcome measurement tools.
  • Ensure client information is secured consistent with HIPAA requirements.
  • Other duties and/or tasks as assigned.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and proof of current auto insurance.

Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or closely related field is required. Preference given to parents/caregivers or family members of children with SED. Non-profit organization experience and work history within child serving systems, (especially Juvenile Justice) also strongly preferred.

Additional Information

Benefits

A career at TN Voices offers a motivating and team player environment with a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including Health, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Life Insurance, 403b plan with match and supplemental benefits options – in addition to thirteen (13) paid holidays and a generous PTO accrual system.

How to Apply

Please email your curent resume to Blair Chapman at bchapman@tnvoices.org.

Details

  • Date Posted: May 5, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 05/21/2021
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; M-F