Newport Independent Schools Seeking Mental Health Therapist/ Behavior Interventionist for Preschool

Category: Student Support Services/Mental Health Therapist Location: Newport Primary School Responsible for comprehensive assessment and counseling of preschool students and their families in both the public school and in our partnering child care centers in the Newport Independent School district.  Makes referrals to community agencies for services or resources as appropriate. Refer clients/students in need of more intense treatment to appropriate physician(s).  The primary focus of this position is to promote mental health & wellness of preschool students through individual or group therapy as well as providing support to teachers. Occasionally, therapist may function as a member of the school’s multidisciplinary team and consult with student’s family, school administrator and teachers to support the student’s educational and emotional wellness.  Qualifications/Education:

  • Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling preferred
  • Must be licensed-CSW, LPCA, LMFA. Prefer Independently Licensed -LPCC, LCSW, LMFT, or equivalent. 

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