School Based Services

The Center School

Springfield, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3039595
  • Application Deadline: January 25, 2019
  • Posted : January 8, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

School Based Services (SBS) invites applicants for a Full Time, 10-Month (40 hours per week) Clinical Case Manager (Master’s Level) opening, supporting a Middle School program in the Greater Springfield area. SBS operates with local Public School Districts and provides collaborative services to provide intensive behavioral and clinical supports in order to maintain students in their home districts.

Position Responsibilities:

- Provide Case Management of assigned students including phone contact with parents, physicians, and other service providers.

- Provide direct clinical service, e.g., individual, group and/or family therapy as determined or outlined in Individual Education Plans.

- Facilitate weekly clinical and/or psycho-educational groups with students.

- Provide Classroom or small group instruction in social/emotional behavioral skills.

- Assist students with academics as determined by teachers to support the student’s emotional/behavioral skill building.

- Maintain regular contact and participate in daily and/or weekly meeting with teachers, administrators and other stakeholders.

- Consult on issues of behavior, function of behavior and therapeutic issues as they relate to classroom functioning.

- Perform behavioral observations and assessments to assist and contribute to the development of behavioral plans for each student.

- Provide emergency clinical services including referrals based on psychiatric crisis.

- Represent SBS and assigned Public School in a professional manner at community meetings and events, including court, conferences, etc., as needed or requested.

- Write family assessments, psychosocial evaluations, clinical assessments or summaries, case notes, progress reports, discharge summaries,other clinical reports as requested or as needed.

- Participate in weekly scheduled supervision.

- Plan and provide training for school staff as needed or requested.

- Assist in development and implementation of transition plans for students changing school or classroom settings.

- Adhere to professional licensing standards while upholding the school model of treatment.

- Maintain professional license and participate in conferences, workshops or other courses for professional development.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Mentally Disabled
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
  • Welcome to School Based Services!

    School Based Services focuses on creating public-private partnerships, enabling cost-effective educational options within the public school districts for special needs students, at-risk students, alternative education programs and schools involved in changing their school culture. School Based Services staff work cooperatively with district personnel to create safe, civil learning environments that promote increased school attendance, increased academic performance, improved student behavioral controls and enhance positive parent and community communication and support. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Center School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Position requires an advanced degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field and current/valid MA license in a clinical field (LMHC, LCSW, LICSW). 2+ years in a diverse clinical setting preferred.

      **Please note that candidates who are offered employment will be subject to background screening, to include: CORI, SORI, DCF and SAFIS (Fingerprinting) checks**
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Anna Owen , HR Generalist
    • 1913 Northampton Street
    • Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
    • Phone: 413-538-6860
    • Fax: 413-538-4806
    • Email: click here

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