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The Behavioral Health Supervisor provides weekly, ongoing direct mental health counseling and mentoring services to adolescents enrolled in the school-based counseling program, a collaboration between the Manchester School District and Amoskeag Health. The Behavioral Health Supervisor is also responsible for the licensing supervision of Master’s level community and school-based behavioral health staff.
This role involves being a counselor in a middle school three days per week and supervising staff for their licensure two days per week.
Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or Marriage and Family.
Valid New Hampshire state license issued by the Board of Mental Health (LCMHC, LICSW, LMFT).
Two years post licensure and currently holds or is eligible to be a board-approved supervisor by the State of New Hampshire.
Three to five years of experience working with an adolescent population preferred.
Roles and Responsibilities:
-Provide clinical supervision to Amoskeag Health’s Masters-level school-based behavioral health staff who require supervision for licensing by the State of New Hampshire.
-Assess the social/emotional/educational needs of the participant and provide one-on-one counseling sessions on a weekly (or as needed) basis with adolescents. Counseling sessions primarily occur in the school setting, focusing on areas such as anxiety, depression, anger management, grief, etc.
-Provide effective treatment planning and assisting clients in successfully achieving goals including information and referral, advocacy and case management.
-Work with students to enhance their personal and social growth and increase their responsibility for behavior and attitudes. Provide resources for students to increase their academic success, improve interpersonal relationships, learn problem-solving and decision-making skills, and resolve conflicts and crisis situations.
-Coordinate referrals between the program and other agencies including local mental health agencies, the school-based programs, and other community supports.
-Assist with coverage for the Behavioral Health Clinicians at Amoskeag Health when available and if needed at all Amoskeag locations during school vacations, snow days, holidays, etc.