AltaPointe Health Systems

Therapist, School based (Part Time/PRN)

Job Locations US-AL-Chatom
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/28/2023 11:17 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
AltaPointe Site
Adult & Child Outpatient Services - Chatom
Master Level, Behavioral
Position Type
Full Time
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm


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A School Based Therapist works in the Public School System to provide all administrative, clinical and mental health services for the consumers. They provide individual, group, family, and play therapy. They also provide outreach services to the consumers and family members.


Essential Functions

  • Provides all administrative, clinical and consultative mental health services within one or more school settings
  • Provides effective clinical assessment of the consumer
  • Utilizes assessment data to support a DSM IV- TR diagnosis
  • Formulates appropriate treatment plan, based on CANS,  along with consumer and family/guardian, as indicated
  • Provides individual, group, family and play therapy mode, utilizing basic therapeutic models and theories according to consumer needs as stated in the treatment plan
  • Provides outreach services to consumers and their families according to their needs
  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation
  • Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members, school personnel and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services
  • Evaluates the consumer for discharge planning
  • Completes treatment plan reviews
  • Provides clinical supervision as directed
  • Adheres to professional code of ethics
  • Effectively demonstrates the application of child/adolescent specific competencies
  • Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed
  • Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
  • Actively works to enhance clinical skills
  • Documents in a timely fashion per AltaPointe policy
  • Documents appropriate, complete, and clinically comprehensive mental health assessments
  • Documents measurable and specific goals in the treatment plan
  • Documents in a clear and concise manner, types of consumer problems, treatment goals addressed, services, and techniques used
  • Documents case disposition, case closings, follow-up and referrals
  • Effectively manages caseload based on consumer needs
  • Meets AltaPointe productivity standards(at least an average of 110 hours of billable services monthly)
  • Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion
  • Respects consumer’s privacy and confidentiality
  • Is pleasant and cooperative with others
  • Assists consumers and visitors as needed
  • Personal values don’t inhibit ability to relate and care for others
  • Is sensitive to the consumer’s needs, expectations and individual differences
  • Adopts a team work approach with coworkers
  • Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities
  • Actively participates in AltaPointe committees as required
  • Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner
  • Accesses appropriate community resources according to consumer needs
  • Follows AltaPointe policies and procedures
  • Maintains current license and requirements for renewals (i.e. CEU’s), if applicable, and attends regular workshops and in-services


Masters degree in Mental health discipline. Must meet all driving requirements. 


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