• School Therapist – Sherman Oaks

The Help Group

Because Every Child Deserves a Great Future

About The Help Group

The Help Group is a large (900+ employees) innovative organization serving children with special needs.  Founded in 1975, The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit organization of its kind in the United States serving children with special needs related to autism, Asperger’s disorder, learning disabilities, ADHD, mental retardation, abuse and emotional problems.

Excellent benefits, including 100% employer sponsored health insurance plans

QUALIFICATIONS: 

MA degree in psychology, MSW, or Ph.D./Psy.D. in psychology from an accredited graduate program. Two years clinical experience with children and families.  Minimum one year experience working with families and one year experience working within school or residential treatment setting required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide individual and/or family treatment to SED/LD/DD/Autistic children.

 

Coordinate regularly with school staff, psychiatrist, speech therapist and others as appropriate.

 

Provide case management services.

 

Provide 24-hour availability and crisis intervention to assigned clients on an as needed basis.

 

Participate in scheduled staff, agency wide, utilization review, and other meetings as assigned.

 

Maintain client information in a confidential manner.

 

Maintain client charts in a responsible manner and meet all paperwork deadline requirements.

 

Comply with the Agency guidelines, policies and procedures.

 

Comply with applicable professional licensing or certification requirements and ethical standards.

 

Arrange work schedule or required hours to the benefit of the Agency and clients with the approval of the program’s Clinical Director.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@thehelpgroup.org

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