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Lutheran Famiy and Children's Services of Missouri
9666 Olive Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri (United States)

Phone: 3147875100
Web: http://lfcsmo.org

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Professional School Counselor/Therapist

Job ID: 49321
Job Views: 5422
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Zip Code:
Job Category: Nonprofit-Social Services
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: per year
Posted: 12/14/2018

Job Description

Come join us as we provide the highest quality of care to help families, children, and individuals experience greater hope and wholeness of life. If you're interested in joining a mission driven organization that is dedicated to professional care and making a difference in the lives of school children, start your career as a school-based Therapist with Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri (LFCS). LFCS is seeking compassionate professionals to provide effective counseling/therapy services to eligible students and their families who seek help for mental health related concerns. This position will also provide consultation for school personnel and parents. The positions will be based in public and parochial schools.

Job Requirements

Duties: Provide effective counseling services to clients including individual, group, case management and crisis intervention as needed. Provide consultation for school staff and parents. Maintain accurate and complete client records. Provide classroom mental health education as agreed upon with schools staff. Assist in the development of classroom materials. Earn continuing education hours needed to meet licensure requirements. Maintain the highest levels of standards of ethics and confidentiality. Qualifications: Minimum Education & Experience: Master’s degree in a mental health related field and fully licensed as a professional counselor (LPC) or clinical social worker (LCSW) in the State of Missouri. Must be a licensed driver with access to a reliable automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements. Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of counseling theories and practices, therapeutic models and interventions for use with young children. Knowledge of mental health assessment and treatment planning. Knowledge of ethical standards and legal regulations. Knowledge of community resources. Effective professional therapeutic skills. Crisis intervention skills. Ability to function as an effective team member. Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain accurate and complete client records. Computer skills and time management skills. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; climb up to two feet; balance; stoop, knee, couch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to access, enter, modify, and retrieve data on a personal computer. The employee is also required to read, write, and speak the English language. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions. We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, LFCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.