Mental Health Professional - Wraparound Services

Clark County School District, Las Vegas, Nevada

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Date Posted June 17, 2020
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:



Mental Health Professional-
Wraparound Services
Position Details
Division: Human Resources
Classification: Certified

Terms of Employment: This is a salaried position assigned to the Licensed Employee
Salary Schedule, 9 Months
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT

Position Summary
The Mental Health Professional will utilize evidence-based and nationally recognized
instructional practices to interface with the educational process and meet the needs of
schools, students, and families in the Clark County School District. Using a strengths-
based and system-wide approach, Mental Health Professionals will focus on prevention
and intervention by facilitating engagement between schools, families, and the
community. Using their training in systems theory, advocacy, and cultural competence
as well as the Code of Ethics set by the board of examiners for Marriage and Family
Therapy, Mental Health Professionals address the District-s Strategic Imperatives by
providing direct services to students and families, linking children, youth, and families to
community agency resources, providing Response to Instruction (RTI) Intervention on all
three (3) tiers, and aligning services to meet the educational needs of all students. This
person will be expected to adhere to the District Professional Domains and Standards
for Licensed Employees and will report directly to the Wraparound Services Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be
supplemented.

1. Identifies problems in a child-s living situation (home, school, and community)
that may affect the child-s adjustment, ability, and attendance in the educational
setting.
2. Conducts home visits and meet with families regularly.
3. Develops and facilitates weekly support groups and provides students with
strategies to cope with and overcome difficulties impacting school performance.
4. Helps to ensure parents- understanding of District decisions, policies, and
procedures.
5. Identifies, mobilizes, and coordinates school and community resources to enable
students to learn as effectively as possible in the educational setting.
6. Contributes knowledge, skills, and techniques in the areas of mental health and
human behavior to parents and school team members.
7. Assists with the development and implementation of parent support groups and
activities.
8. Participates and conduct department in-services and trainings.
9. Plans, conducts, and participates in educational workshops and presentations.
10. May serve as a member of school teams and provide information related to
planning for the educational needs of children.
11. Reinforces behavioral intervention techniques when interacting with students.
12. Performs other duties related to the position, as assigned.

Position Expectations
1. Demonstrated experience in working with students and adults.
2. Effective presentation and workshop facilitation skills.
3. Demonstrated writing ability.
4. Knowledge of school-wide positive behavior intervention and support (SWPBS),
RTI, and aversive interventions.

Position Requirements
Education and Training
An earned master-s degree from a college or university accredited by the Council of
Marriage and Family Therapy or Clinical Professional Counseling.
Licenses and Certifications
1. Must possess or be able to acquire a license issued by the Nevada Board of
Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapy or Clinical Professional Counseling.

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2. Must possess or be able to acquire a K-12 Mental Health Professional license
issued by the Nevada Department of Education.

When applying for a certificated licensed position, candidates must meet the
minimum qualifications as listed on the appropriate position vacancy
announcement.

AA/EOE Statement
This employer does not knowingly discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or national origin.

Job Revision Information
- Revised: 12/02/19
- Created: 12/02/19

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