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School Counselor in Phoenix, AZ at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 5/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/26/2019

Job Description

Overview

The indepenently licensed counselor will work closely with the Program Director, Clinical Director and multi-disciplinary team to provide school-based counseling services in accordance with student IEPs, company policies and procedures as well as applicable licensing regulations.


Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Individual, small group and classroom guidance (when appropriate) counseling with students, with signed parental consent. Counseling may focus on academic, emotional, behavioral, or developmental issues to promote enhanced school functioning. Consult with parents, classroom teachers, school principal and other school personnel to maximize effectiveness of services, as appropriate.
  • Work with the educational team to design IEP goals and participate in student IEP meetings as an IEP Team Member.
  • Serve as a resource consultant to parents and school personnel in locating services within the community to help meet the needs of individual students or families.
  • Weekly communication with Program Supervisor
  • Complete all required paperwork and clinical notes in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Keep abreast of current changes and trends in the field of school counseling.
  • Counselors will provide general mental health and/or social/emotional skills assessments upon intake. Counselors will then interpret and share the results with parents and appropriate school personnel. Be knowledgeable concerning all rules and procedures as established by the Company Counseling Policy and Procedure Manual, the funding source, and the individual school.

Job Requirements



EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Requires a master's degree and state license as required by contract.


PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings.