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Madera Unified School District – Personnel Commission: Behavioral Health Clinician I

Madera Unified School District - Personnel Commission

This is a Full-time position in Notarb, CA posted August 15, 2021.

JOBUnder the general direction of the Behavioral Health Supervisor, the Behavioral Health Clinician (BHC) I provides a full range of behavioral health services to students within the Madera Unified School District. The position provides assessments, develops individual treatment plans, goals, and objectives; performs individual, group and family counseling; and collaborates with school and district staff as identified by the Behavioral Health Supervisor, site administration, teachers, or Individual Education Program (IEP). The incumbents in this classification provide the school community with behavioral health services which directly supports student learning and achievement.EXAMPLE OF DUTIESThe following alphabetical list of functions, duties, and tasks is typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform other closely related or department-specific functions, duties, and tasks from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.Acts as a community liaison with social service agencies and community networks as requested by school site staff. Assesses and creates intervention plans consistent with best practice and evidence-based treatments.Collaborates with Provides collateral interventions to teachers, school psychologists, and other school staff, to provide collateral interventions, and monitors student behavior.Communicates with district personnel, school staff, parents, students, and public agencies regarding the level of assistance required for the student.Conducts home visits as needed to share documents or devices and to physically interact.Conducts weekly or biweekly therapy sessions with students according to their treatment plan.Creates social emotional goals for identified students; monitor progress and collect data related to targeted behavioral goals; work closely with outside mental health providers, teachers, psychologists, and administrators.Maintains appropriate records of services rendered to students and families.Maintains confidentiality of information for the purpose of meeting privacy requirements.Provides family and parent interventions to student families.Provides in-service training to parents, community agencies, and district personnel.Provides social work services to assist in connecting families to local resources.Provides support to staff members requesting consultation and information on access to outside resources.Performs other related duties as assigned for ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and the District, including various mandatory District trainings.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES(At time of application)Knowledge of: Principles, techniques, and trends in counseling, psychotherapy and various treatment modalitiesBiological, behavioral and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental disability, or substance abuseScope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies and other available community resourcesPhysical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth patterns of students.Principles and techniques of mental health consultation, education and prevention within the communityComputer usage and related software applicationsEnglish usage, grammar, punctuation, and spellingSkills and Abilities to: Plan and manage projects, requiring prioritization to meet deadlinesPrepare and maintain accurate recordsEstablish and maintain effective working relationships, including collaborating with a teamWork with interruptions and possible crisis situationsCommunicate effectively, both orally and in writingAbility to deal effectively and appropriately with students, parents and other educational professionals regarding student concerns and problemsWork confidentially and with discretion Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of actionRESPONSIBILITY: Responsibilities include: working independently under broad organizational guidelines to achieve unit objectives. There is continual opportunity to affect the organization’s services.Classified Salary Range 58 218 Calendar Work DaysMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS(At time of application and in addition to the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities listed above.) EDUCATION REQUIRED: Master’s degree from an accredited university and/or college with major coursework in clinical social work, psychology, and counseling or closely related field. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: One year experience in providing mental health services, social services, case management, and counseling with children. LICENSE(S) REQUIRED: Valid, current California Driver’s License to drive to various work sites and to conduct home visits. CERTIFICATIONS AND TESTING REQUIRED: Pass the District’s applicable proficiency exam for the job class with a satisfactory scoreAfter offer of employment, obtain: Criminal Justice and FBI Fingerprint ClearanceNegative TB test result plus periodic post-employment retest as required (currently every four years)SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONThis Eligibility list will be used to fill future Behavioral Health Clinician (BHC) I Openings. Materials Required *: 1. Completed application2. Copy of College Transcripts or (Master’s degree from an accredited university and/or college with major coursework in clinical social work, psychology, and counseling or closely related field)3. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation (dated within the last two years)4. ResumeApplications will be screened to ensure that they are complete and meet all minimum qualifications. No additional information will be accepted from applicants once the application has been submitted. Only the most qualified applicants, who pass the minimum qualifications review, will be invited to the examination process.The examination process will include a written exam (100% weight) TENTATIVE DATE (To Be Determined in August 2021). Those candidates achieving a minimum passing score of 70% will be placed on the eligibility list and the top three ranks will be forwarded to the hiring authority. The Eligibility List is valid for one (1) year from the certified date.PASSING THE ASSESSMENTS AND BEING PLACED ON THE ELIGIBILITY LIST DO NOT GUARANTEE AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT. To move forward in the selection process, you must complete an online application through this web site. Resumes may be uploaded but cannot be used in place of a completed application. The examination process/examination date is subject to change as needs dictate due to the COVID-19 situation. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email to the email address listed on your application. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION: ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE REVISIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS. When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. The experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications. All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Personnel Commission staff will not upload your documents for you. If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process please contact HR Specialist, Ana Perez at (559) 675-4500 Ext 294 or email ACCOMMODATIONS: Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Madera Unified School District Personnel Commission Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process. The Governing Board desires to provide a positive work environment where employees and job applicants are assured of equal access and opportunities and are free from harassment in accordance with the law. The Board prohibits district employees from discriminating against or harassing any other district employees and job applicant on the basis of the person’s actual or perceived race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation. The following person is designated as the Title IX Coordinator. Prince Marshall Executive Director of Student and Family Support Services 1820 Howard Road Madera, CA 93637 559-416-5826