School Based Clinician

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Position Title:  School-Based Clinician


Position Summary:  The School-Based Clinician is responsible for planning, program development, administration and evaluation of the school-based program for their respective district(s). The School-Based Clinician stays abreast of the latest research in the field and ensures the agency’s programs reflect current evidenced-based prevention and early intervention recommendations.  The School-Based Clinician monitors applicable regulatory standards and ensures the agency’s prevention services maintain compliance with all regulations and standards of accrediting and funding sources.



Education: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, public health, education, psychology, community development, public administration or closely related field.

License: Must hold appropriate licensure/credential as required by the State of Ohio to provide prevention and outpatient clinical services (LSW, LPC, MFT, LISW, LPCC, IMFT).

Experience: At least two (2) years professional experience in a social service agency.

Skills: Ability to provide and develop child and family prevention services, ability to communicate articulately and effectively, and strong commitment to the coordination of services and working in a team environment. 


Performance Requirements:

  • Ability to work with and provide a relevant range of direct and indirect service modalities for children, adolescents and adults.
  • Consistently exercise discretion and judgment in regard to the treatment and prevention services provided to clients and in interactions with school staff.
  • Serve as the point of contact for members of community-based coalitions, teams, and task forces in the assigned geographic area.
  • Represent agency at designated community, partner agency and systems meetings.
  • Provide information to coalitions/school program about substance abuse and mental health prevention programs and resources.
  • Coordinate the development of new programming and partnerships that lead to enhanced service delivery models of care.
  • Offer technical assistance and training resources to the school prevention program/coalitions/community group(s) in an effort to enhance the ability to prevent substance abuse and mental health disorders.
  • Be responsive to requests for prevention services and information throughout the geographic area to provide or make available services to all populations and community-based coalitions, organizations and groups, as appropriate and as resources are available.
  • Maintain documentation of services provided in a manner consistent with all regulations and standards of funding and accrediting bodies.
  • Assist with the creation and analysis of needs assessment(s) in the designated geographic area.
  • Contribute to the development and updating of the Strategic Prevention Framework. Assist with planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Strategic Prevention Framework strategies.
  • Prepare and submit the monthly summaries and quarterly reports meeting all report requirements set forth.
  • Participate in the development of Quality Improvement Indicators.
  • Work with other management staff to ensure that the school-based prevention program is compliant with all regulations, standards, and policies of funding and accrediting bodies including ensuring that the prevention programs are operating in accordance with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services prevention certification standards.






Other Duties:   Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Classification:  Exempt                                                            Hours Required: 40 hours/week



Location: Variable                                                       Supervised by:             Director of Youth and Prevention Services

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