Counselor/Social Worker in the Schools

Crossroads Health – Mentor, OH 

Crossroads Health offers the residents of Lake County, OH a continuum of recovery and mental health programs and services for all people, at any age or stage of life. As a community-based nonprofit, we are committed to providing trauma-informed, evidence-based services that change lives and impact communities. We will be the innovative leader for trauma-informed, personalized care and recovery support for our clients as well as for our employees. 

The Counselor/Social Worker in the Schools has the unique opportunity to work with clients in both the school and home settings. The ideal Provider will have a genuine passion to work with a diverse clientele of children, adolescents and their families.  Program expansion has offered us this opportunity to add more staff.  If you want a job where you will make a positive impact on a developing child’s life for a better future, then please keep reading. 

Based in a school, this highly visible role works independently to develop relationships with clients, families, school officials and other interested parties with meeting the students’ mental and behavioral health needs.  This role will also provide assessments, individual, group and family therapy as needed while also acting as a strong advocate for clients and will make recommendations for clinical and support services needed.  This position comes with a $2,000 sign on bonus. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health services to children and adolescents in Lake County school systems.
  • Consult with parents, gatekeepers, teachers, law enforcement, and others in the community.
  • Provide group and individual services in the schools.
  • Provide links between parents and community resources.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Evenings as dictated by client and district needs.
  • Home visits as dictated by client and district needs. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred in Counseling, Social Work or other related fields
  • 1+ years of experience with children/adolescents mental health assistance.
  • Minimum of LPC/LSW required.
  • Demonstrated experience building relationships with children and adolescents.
  • Excellent communication skills - particularly verbal and written communication.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Must have valid driver's license (4 points or less) and carry minimum auto liability insurance of $100,000/$300,000 and property damage of $50,000. 

Send resume to: 

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