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Job postings: School-Based Mental Health Therapists, Neighborcare Health at Vashon High School, Mercer Middle School, and West Seattle Elementary School

Neighborcare Health is hiring for School-Based Mental Health Therapists–with signing bonus!

Vashon High School:

Provide mental health services within the school-based health center Mental Health Scope of Services. Focus on the full spectrum of care, from promoting healthy development and preventing problems, to long-term intervention and support for students unable to obtain adequate mental health care from other organizations or in a non-school context. Position emphasis is on asset- and strengths-building; symptom reduction; increasing, stabilizing, and maintaining functioning; and on individual, family, and group modalities.

Eligible candidates for this position will hold an active Mental Health Provider license.

This position is located at Vashon Island High School. The position is Part-Time (16 hours) 2 days per week 7:30am-4pm.

For a detailed job description please visit our current openings page https://neighborcare.org/careers/current-openings/

West Seattle Elementary School:

School-based Mental Health Therapists provide prevention and intervention with a variety of therapeutic techniques, including evidence-based practices. Services are provided at the school or in certain circumstances, via telehealth. Therapists work in partnership and joint accountability with other team members toward Neighborcare’s Mission, and to ensure Neighborcare achieves goals for productivity, patient satisfaction, quality care, and contract compliance. Provide mental health services within the school-based health center Mental Health Scope of Services. Focus on the full spectrum of care, from promoting healthy development and preventing problems, to long-term intervention and support for students unable to obtain adequate mental health care from other organizations or in a non-school context. Position emphasis is on asset- and strengths-building; symptom reduction; increasing, stabilizing, and maintaining functioning; and on individual, family, and group modalities.

Eligible candidates for this position will hold an active LICSW, LMFT, LMHC or Clinical Psychologist license.

This positions is located at West Seattle Elementary School and is part-time (24 hours) 3 days per week.

For a detailed job description please visit our current openings page https://neighborcare.org/careers/current-openings/

Mercer Middle School

Neighborcare Health is hiring a Licensed School-Based Mental Health Therapist!

Provide mental health services within the school-based health center Mental Health Scope of Services. Focus on the full spectrum of care, from promoting healthy development and preventing problems, to long-term intervention and support for students unable to obtain adequate mental health care from other organizations or in a non-school context. Position emphasis is on asset- and strengths-building; symptom reduction; increasing, stabilizing, and maintaining functioning; and on individual, family, and group modalities.

Eligible candidates for this position will hold an active LICSW, LMFT, LMHC or Clinical Psychologist license.

This position is located at Mercer Middle School and is Full-Time 32 hours per week. The weekly schedule will follow 4 days per week 8am-4:30pm.

For a detailed job description please visit our current openings page https://neighborcare.org/careers/current-openings/

Job posting: Therapist, School-Based Counseling, Kaiser Permanente, Seattle

Kaiser Permanente is hiring for a school-based therapist in Seattle

Description:  Provide behavioral health care including diagnostic evaluation, psychotherapy and case management services to children and adolescents in a school based clinic setting.  Modalities include individual, family and group psychotherapy. Provide behavioral health treatment to children and adolescents experiencing symptoms that interfere with their academic progress and social/emotional functioning in the school or home environment.  Read the full job posting.

WA webinar this week: Elevating Student Voices in School-Based Health

The Washington School-Based Health Alliance is pleased to host a webinar this week:

Elevating Student Voices in School-Based Health

Session description: Join students and providers from multiple schools and SBHC sponsors to learn about increasing student engagement in SBHCs. In this workshop you will hear about pandemic pivots, zippy Zooms and keen Kahoots. This presentation is for all school-based medical and mental health providers along with support staff.

Presenters: Students from The Center School, Tyee High School, Renton High School, Lindbergh High School; and school-based health providers from Healthpoint and Swedish
When: Thursday, May 20, 12-1pm
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Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination Strategies for Youth

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12pm-1pm ET/9am-10am PT
Weitzman ECHO COVID-19
COVID-19 Vaccination Strategies for Youth

The Food and Drug Administration’s decision to authorize the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds presents a new opportunity in the push for broad immunity against the coronavirus. However, the challenges of getting this group vaccinated are more complicated than for adults.

Community Health Center, Inc. was recently featured in a New York Time’s article to discuss strategies for vaccinating adolescents, including speaking with parents, collaborating with schools, and setting up mobile vaccination sites.

Join this special one-time session as CHC discusses their approach on the most reassuring and expedient ways to reach youth and their parents.
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Read the article:
To Vaccinate Younger Teens, States and Cities Look to Schools, Camps, Even Beaches

Webinar this week: Resilience in School Environments (RISE)

The Washington School-Based Health Alliance is hosting a webinar this week Thursday, May 13:

Resilience in School Environments (RISE)

Session description:  School-based health centers (SBHCs) have an important and recognized role in supporting the health and well-being of individual school staff and students.  SBHCs can also play an important role in creating a more comprehensive safe and supportive school climate.  Kaiser Permanente’s Resilience in School Environments (RISE) initiative provides a suite of easily accessible resources, at no cost, for school leadership, staff and the broader school community to address underlying factors and develop strategies and practices that foster positive school environments.  SBHC staff can access these resources, including a comprehensive approach for staff well-being, for SBHC use and for sharing with school partners.  Our presenter will walk participants through these resources online and facilitate conversation on these topics.

Presenter:  Jill Patnode, Thriving Schools Program Manager, Kaiser Permanente of WA
When:  Thursday, May 13, 1-2pm PST
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