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Southeast Health Group School Based Mental Health Specialist in La Junta, Colorado

School Based Mental Health SpecialistMUSTS:Bachelor's degree in human services or behavioral health fieldProof of COVID vaccination or approved exemption requiredAbility to pass drug test and background check (including MVR)English (speaking, writing and reading) and basic computer skillsTimely and proper attendanceAppropriate and effective work performanceAbility to take direction and follow instructionTB test result (within past 12 months)May require:Valid driver's license, ability to drive, insurability and willingnessto travel.Annual flu vaccinationDUTIES: Develop and foster ongoing relationships with each school districtin the 6-county service area.Coordinate and provide Mental Health First Aid trainings with schooldistricts, SHG staff, and other community agencies by request.Provide area school districts consultation, support, and child-focusedprevention/intervention.Provide training and education to local schools, as requested, with focuson youth behavioral health.Provide community outreach to all 6 counties and are schools.Document efforts directly to the Office of Behavioral Health, as required,and attend scheduled meetings as requested.Facilitate 30 referrals to behavioral health services in a fiscal year per theOBH contract.Be responsible for full implementation of OBH work plan.PAY:$15.00-$16.12/hr (non-exempt)BENEFITS: To be discussed with individual hired.JOB TO START: Upon selection of qualified applicant.SHIFT: As discussed with new hire.JOB SITE: La JuntaAPPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply direct to employer through employer's website.