Counselor Teenline - Psychiatry Child and Adolescent
Penn State Health
Location: Camp HIll, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 16487
Holy Spirit Hospital
Location: US:PA:Camp HIll Work Type: Full Time FTE: 0.90 Shift: Day Hours: Monday - Friday, mid August to June (similar to a school year)
Provide mental health assessments to children and adolescents in schools to determine treatment needs and recommendations. Activities include interviewing clients and families, obtaining a psychosocial history, crisis intervention and counseling, and recommend an appropriate disposition. This includes referral to available resources, consultation with other professionals, and advising on further treatment. Conducts trainings and educational presentations to school and community professional staff.
The percentage of time spent performing essential functions is 95%. Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:
Conduct clinical interview with client to obtain psychosocial history to assess, evaluate, and analyze the presenting problems and recommend a plan of action.
Follow-up with client and parent/guardian to assist with follow-through of recommendations and/or problem-solve further difficulties.
Maintain a close working relationship with area school districts by participating in Student Assistance Program team meetings.
Serves as a mental health consultant.
Includes providing a timely crisis response in the event of a school death, suicide or other tragedy.
Provide training to school and agency personnel related to the Pennsylvania mandated Student Assistance Program, complying with regulations by the State Department of Education.
Additionally, provides child/adolescent and mental health related training and education to a variety of school, agency and community groups.
Preparation of written material and training information.
Assures the completion of all documentation, written assessments and necessary paperwork for clients.
Responsible for documenting all job activities as required to be submitted to the County and State.
The percentage of time spent performing secondary functions is 5%. The following duties are considered secondary to the essential duties listed above: Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Science required.
Valid driver's license required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Commonwealth of PA Certification as a Student Assistance Professional required after hire.
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