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School-Based Therapist

Hillcrest Family Services, Dubuque, IA

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Sign on Bonus:

Up to $750

Salary Range:

Dependent on Licensure



Virtual interviews available.



About the Organization

Hillcrest Family Services is a non-profit organization that assists adults and children in need of help. Every day, Hillcrest builds confidence in hundreds of people and families. We strive to be a leading provider in supporting brain health and wellness. We’re a place where compassion is commonplace. Where our passion soars and faith restores.         



About the Program

The School-Based Social Emotional Behavior Services program provides brain health services directly to students within the school setting during regular school hours.  Students are referred by school counselors.  School based social emotional behavior counselors work in collaboration with school faculty, as well as parents or guardians to coordinate care and treatment of the student.   Services are provided throughout multiple schools witin the Dubuque Community School District.  These services include:

  • Outpatient brain health services within the school setting
  • Screening, assessment, and diagnosis
  • Patient-centered treatment planning
  • Referring to additional community resources and services when needed



Your Responsibilities

As a School-Based Social Emotional Behavior Counselor, you will provide therapy to children within the school setting to promote optimum brain health, as well as improve social and educational functioning. As a counselor you will utilize your unique skills and Evidence Based and/or Evidence Researched treatment modalities to meet the needs of the student that was referred for services. Responsibilities will also include:

  • Completing an initial assessment, diagnostic summary, and other assessments as required
  • Developing a person-centered treatment plan
  • Completing progress notes within 24 hours of service delivery
  • Discharge planning and make referrals for additional services as needed
  • Collaborating with other professionals involved with clients, when appropriate



What You Need

  • Master’s degree in counseling, social work or closely related field
  • Current and active licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Licensed Independent Social Worker preferred
  • Effective counseling and diagnosing skills, and a proficient knowledge of the impact of trauma
  • Proficiency in time management and EHR documentation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to work cooperatively with staff and other service providers and interface effectively, sensitively with students/families
  • Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services appropriate to the age and diagnosis of students served
  • Highly professional presentation and manner consistent with school standards and Hillcrest policies
  • Ability to assist school staff to identify effective strategies to de-escalate or avoid triggering a student
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position



Competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Heath insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Staff development and training
  • Free onsite healthcare for employees and families



Additional Information

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job posting are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. A complete list of job duties may be requested at any time during the job application process.

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Job Details

ID 759456
Dubuque, IA
Positions 3
Full Time
Pay --
Health Care
Human and Social Services
EMSI Skills Communications
Discharge Planning
Licensed Independent Social Worker
Medical Records
Service Delivery
Service Provider
Social Work
Time Management
Treatment Planning
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

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