MENTAL HEALTH WORKER HOURLY-CONSULTANT-LICENSED

Jeffco Public Schools

GOLDEN , Colorado

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Summary: Provide a range of services for students who demonstrate difficulties with learning, academic achievement, social/emotional functioning, and behavior. Serve as a psycho-educational service provider involved in proactive, preventative activities, as well as responding to identified concerns. Provide services based on a combination of problem-solving, consultative, and direct service models.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develop individual, group or system level interventions which improve identified problems or concerns, including academic, social/emotional/behavioral/mental health needs as they relate to educational progress.
Uses research-based and technically sound practices to drive decision-making and interventions; and collaborates with school personnel and parents in order to develop and modify student intervention strategies.
Facilitates functional assessment of behavior (FBA) and designs/implements and progress monitors intervention plans.
Conducts, interprets and implements student assessment which includes record review, interview, observation, and standardized assessment.
Administers and interprets norm-referenced and curriculum-based edumetric and psychological assessment measures.
Participates in team-based follow-up activities to review student progress, analyze data, and modify individual interventions.
Reviews school-wide assessment data to assist building staff(s) in interpreting and designing school-wide interventions.
Serve as liaison among district building(s), families and community and collaborates with various teams to assure positive outcomes for all learners.
Participate in interdisciplinary staffings to determine the eligibility, appropriate planning, and re-evaluation for students who require special education services/programs.
Comply with Exceptional Student Services and district policies and procedures (e.g., Medicaid billing, accident reporting).
Input information into ezEDMed system for reimbursement purposes.
Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:  Hold current CDE Special Services Provider license with a School Psychologist or School Social Worker endorsement.  DORA (Department of Regulatory Agency) license preferred.  Training emphasis in LD/PC preferred.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EQUIPMENT:  Ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships and function effectively as a team member and work collaboratively with others and independently as appropriate.  Willingness to be flexible and respond to the changing needs of clients and the district.  Ability to integrate educational theory, research and expertise into appropriate practices for local contexts, in a style that facilitates positive change and continuous improvement.  Must have effective group facilitation skills.  Ability to use data to make educationally sound decisions.  Knowledge of best practices in curriculum, instruction and assessment; and of applicable rules and laws that govern educational decisions.  Ability to read and interpret documents, write reports and correspondence, and apply appropriate mathematical concepts; and to use and integrate technology appropriately in daily work which includes, but is not limited to, efficient voice mail systems, application of basic computer skills to effectively use e-mail, internet, word processing, write IEP's.  
The physical demands, mental functions, and work environment characteristics 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.
Physical Requirements:   Ability to travel between schools/sites served.   Normal routine levels of activity related to bending, carrying, climbing, hearing, reaching, sitting, standing, vision and walking, and may also involve above-average levels of activity at times that can not always be anticipated.  Ability to lift and carry equipment, such as large test kits, up to 35 pounds.  Ability to meet physical needs of students.
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