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Company: River Valley
Location: Holyoke, MA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

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#River Valley Counseling Center, Inc. is looking to hire a School-Based BRYT Clinical Coordinator- Fort River Elementary School#. QUALIFICATIONS: Masters- or higher-level training and experience (minimum 3 years) working with young children (grades K-4) and families struggling with complex challenges, including acute trauma responses and mental health challenges, causing significant dysregulation that regularly interferes with school functioning# Demonstrated skill and experience setting clinical and behavioral goals for young children in the school setting Demonstrated experience providing direct clinical supports, skill-building, and de-escalation/ co-regulation with young children Demonstrated skill and experience working with parents/guardians from an assets/strengths-based perspective Excellent case management skills, including collaborating with collateral/community-based mental health providers Demonstrated effectiveness with development and continuous improvement of student support programming within a school environment Demonstrated effectiveness providing functional supervision to other professionals/paraprofessionals Bilingual/bicultural candidates preferred LICSW, LCSW, or LMHC preferred # REPORTS TO:# The BRYT clinician will report to an RVCC Supervisor for their clinical supervision. The Supervisor and Clinician will work collaboratively with school staff and administrators to effectively implement the service. # JOB GOAL: # To develop and continuously improve a high-functioning, school-based, intensive (Tier 3) intervention providing clinical and behavioral supports and skill development to young children (grades K-4) struggling with complex, often trauma-induced, behavioral health challenges. # JOB STRUCTURE: This is a grant funded, 10 month position with possibility for yearly grant renewal. Should the grant position not be renewed in a future year, the clinician has the option of a clinical position with RVCC. # PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Works with school leaders, counselors, teachers, paraprofessionals, and external support organizations to develop and continuously improve a program dedicated to supporting students struggling with complex behavioral health challenges in functioning effectively in the regular classroom environment. For each student participating in BRYT, develops and ensures effective implementation of a comprehensive plan integrating clinical, care coordination, family, and classroom supports. Facilitates an effective entry process for each student, including an entry meeting with the student#s parent/caregiver during which respectful school/family partnership is prioritized and modeled. Provides 1:1 and/or small-group clinical intervention to participating students on a flexible, as-needed basis, employing clinical methods that are most appropriate for meeting the goals in each student#s plan. Engages in consistent two-way communication with the families of participating students to keep them apprised of student progress and gather feedback and information to support student learning and well-being, including making home visits to families where appropriate. Pro-actively communicates with educator colleagues and school administrators regarding the progress and status of each participating student, maintaining student confidentiality as appropriate. Works closely with each participating student#s teacher(s), using consultative and coaching approaches as needed, to support integration of strategies successful for that student into the regular classroom setting. Organizes and facilitates meetings with staff of collateral support organizations prior to and during students# participation in BRYT. Where a gap in services needed to support a participating student#s success is identified, works with the student#s parent/caregiver(s) to ensure access to that service (via referral and all needed follow-through with both service providers and the family). Serves as Principal#s designee in providing functional support/supervision to all staff members and volunteers assigned to BRYT. Maintains an environment in the space(s) dedicated to BRYT that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students. Monitors progress of students who have transitioned out of BRYT. Ensures that all required data is gathered and entered into data management systems according to program procedures.# Participates in professional development activities and works to integrate learning from those activities into their practice in order to continuously improve BRYT. Attends staff meetings and serves on staff and/or school committees as appropriate. Other duties as assigned. **HOT JOB**


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