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Licensed School Based Therapist


New Bern, North Carolina, United States

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The therapist provides outpatient therapy for children and adults and completes new intakes and assessments as assignedThis is a school based Therapist position for/in Carteret County. 


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESULTS:                                                          

 ·Facilitates therapeutic groups and outpatient counseling services to identified population.

·Conducts assessments and carries a caseload of  consumers.

·Works with Company personnel and leadership in identifying and correcting deficits with person-centered plans or other required agency documentation.

·Conducts clinical evaluations and assessments in accordance with agency and accreditation standards.

·Maintains accurate and timely records, including clinical assessments, services notes and billing documentation according to agency policy.

·Reviews clinical documentation of assigned staff (if applicable).

·Submits clinical and billing documentation within 48 hours of service delivery.

·Participates in planning and implementing quality improvement activities.

·Maintains up-to-date knowledge of field by participating in continuing education activities.

·Provides positive customer relations in dealing with consumers, families, physicians, fellow department employees, other agency departments, referral resources, service agencies, and others.

·    Adheres to all department/agency and school policies.

·        Other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

 Licensed School Based Outpatient Therapist-NC (as assigned)

  • Facilitates therapeutic groups and outpatient counseling services to assigned School students and their families according to accepted Memorandum of Agreement with assigned Schools during approximately the 180 days school is in session; also delivers services throughout school breaks to students identified as wanting to receive mental health services during these times. 
  • Uses evidence-based practices with students and their families to reach target of 15 billable hours per week. 
  • Flexibility to provide individual and group family sessions as needed after regular school hours in the school, home, and community settings.
  • Implements protocol assigned by AFS and assigned School in crisis scenarios/assessments as clinically indicated.
  • Adheres to all assigned school policies & procedures

This is a school based Therapist position for/in Carteret County. 


Masters degree in human services or related field and active licensure as an LCSW, LPC or Licensed Psychologist in North Carolina preferred but an associates license may be considered (LPC-A, LCSW-A, LMFT-A for LP/A).


 At least one year of experience in diagnosing and assessing consumers’ mental health status.

 Current credentialing through the local Managed Care Organization (MCO) medicaid carrier and other insurance carriers is preferred.