Mental Health Liaisons provide skills development and Incredible Years groups. Liaisons coordinate mental health services and work with families to ensure continuity of services. Liaisons are responsible for implementing treatment plans, and provide skills coaching and support to school staff.
School Liaisons are expected to work with school staff, students, and families to create understanding and continuity of services. School Liaisons are expected to understand, implement and coach Incredible Years. Some evening work required.
Must possess a Bachelor’s in a behavioral science field and a minimum of two years’ experience, or a Master's degree in behavioral science field. Training and experience in Incredible Years is strongly preferred.
Clinical Responsibilities are conducted under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor:
Coordinate mental health services for students. Identifying needs and ensuring families can access services, and utilize grants for uninsured or under-insured children.
Provide coaching, consultation and training for school staff as directed.
Liaison provides skills training as appropriate for individual treatment plans.
School Liaison facilitates Dina School groups. Liaison are trained in Incredible Years to ensure consistent programming.
Provide in-home skills training to school based students.
Administrative responsibilities include:
Complete notes for services rendered in keeping with policy.
Attend treatment team meetings as necessary
Contribute to the development of agency policies and procedures as requested
Complete time management reports weekly
Complete staff time sheet/expense logs monthly
Participate in supervision activities
Expected professional and team behavior includes:
Dress appropriately for the job
Work in a positive and cooperative manner with others
Resolve problems constructively
Taking initiative, pitching in, and being a team player
Communicating openly and directly with others
Flexibility when situations change, and re-prioritizing tasks if needed
Show a positive attitude with respect to the job and the agency
Show patience with clients, co-workers, and other team members
Accept responsibility for your own behavior, decisions, and actions