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School-based Behavioral Health Liaison

Jefferson County

Allied Behavioral Health Solutions is a locally owned organization focusing on collaborating with  individuals, families, medical providers, and communities to create better outcomes for all. Increasing  access to high quality behavioral health services is our contribution to these better outcomes. Our  unique approach integrates behavioral health and primary care services offering a team to support  every client’s needs. Our staff specialize in a variety of topics and treatment methods to allow us to  meet every client wherever they may be. We are dedicated to building relationships with clients,  families, medical providers, and communities to build an allied system of support to create better outcomes for all.

The primary function of this position is to provide individual and group counseling services, in collaboration with school counselors, for children within the Jefferson County school system. Positions  will be placed with identified schools and will cover grades Pre-K through 12.

Primary Responsibilities

• Provide individual and group counseling services utilizing evidence-based practices.

• Provide education regarding behavioral health needs to staff and families as needed.

• Appropriately assess and diagnose identified client, per insurance requirements.

• Maintain timely intake, session, data collection, and billing documentation.

• Collaborate with school counselors on school needs and RTI-B tiered intervention.

• Assist with implementation of regulating and coping activities for students as needed.

• Coordinate referrals and additional services within and outside of the school system to support  student outcomes.

• Cooperate with Director of East Tennessee Programs  to identify ongoing needs for behavioral health services and  make appropriate recommendations for programming that may best support the identified  children/families.

Reports to: Director and Assistant Director of East Tennessee Programs

Equity and Allyship: ABHS does not discriminate in hiring or service provision based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender expression/identity. All candidates should be fully affirming of the LGBTQ+ community and dedicated to a journey of racial healing.

Minimum Requirements: Master’s in Counseling or related discipline. Must be eligible to obtain temporary LPC within six months of hiring. Must be committed to seeking independent licensure as an LPC-MHSP within a reasonable timeline. LPC-MHSP or related licensure is preferred. Experience working with diverse cultures and backgrounds. Proficiency in Microsoft OFFICE, including Word, Outlook, and Excel. Experience working in a medical and/or clinical setting is preferred.

Required Skills and Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills reflecting professional knowledge and demeanor in all forms of communication. Ability to build strong rapport with children, adolescents, and families quickly. Capacity to work individually and in a family context. Ability to remain calm and effectively manage crisis situations. Capacity to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team. Capability to collect data and engage in appropriate feedback.

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