Remote Mental Health Therapist (NY)
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Are you ready to make a difference? While all students have had
their routines interrupted in the past year, special education
students along with their parents and educators have faced uniquely
complicated challenges during the pandemic. This has only
heightened the need for an accessible care solution for students
with learning and thinking differences. So, we built Parallel.
Parallel's mission is to unite the best of technology and
traditional care, and we're looking to grow our team of Mental
Health Counselors to work with students.
Who are we?
Parallel is on a mission to provide students with ADHD, dyslexia,
and other learning or thinking differences with the resources and
encouragement they need to succeed in the classroom and beyond. We
---bring extraordinary psycho-educational services to children,
adolescents and teens, and their families - all from the comfort
and privacy of home.---
Our services include comprehensive psychological assessments,
counseling, tutoring, occupational therapy and speech and language
therapy. With 1 in 5 students struggling with a learning or
thinking difference, and with most of those families forced into a
broken care system, Parallel is solving one of the most pressing
problems in both the American education and healthcare system.
Parallel is bringing together an incredible team of individuals to
help further our mission. We're hiring across the US and are open
to applicants who prefer to work remotely!
We are looking for a Mental Health Counselor with experience
working with children. Our ideal candidate has a passion for
supporting families and children with learning differences by
ensuring they receive the best care and tools for success.
Why join Parallel?
Collaborate with top clinicians and educators to solve an acute
Directly contribute to bettering the lives of students across the
Be part of a high performing team of critical thinkers that thrive
Access leadership and growth opportunities as the company rapidly
Flexibility to set your own schedule and work on your own time
What You'll Do:
Conduct an initial Intake Interview
Collaborate with the clinical team---to create a---treatment plan
or an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) for each
child,---including---identifying specific counseling
Provide---direct counseling services---to children
Monitor each child's progress---on an ongoing basis
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with parents,
staff, and students on progress
Complete required documentation and data collection necessary for
IEP reports, goals, and diagnostic evaluations
Meet regularly with teachers, paraprofessionals, and specialists to
discuss individual students' modifications or adaptations, ongoing
learning issues, interventions, or problems
Participate in bi-monthly team meetings---and ongoing supervision
and work collaboratively to ensure students' needs are met
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We strive
to create a culture that does not discriminate on the basis of
race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation,
age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Let's do this! We can't wait to hear from you.
Job Type: Part-time, Contract
Licensed/certified mental health practitioner (inc. Licensed
Counselor, Certified School Counselor, Licensed Social Worker,
Certified/Licensed School Psychologist)
1 year of IEP directed counseling experience in a school
Experience participating in IEP meetings, acting as a case manager,
completing educational eligibility determinations and comprehensive
Excellent communication skills, specifically the ability to
communicate with children of different ages and from different
cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
Tech-savvy and experience with conducting tele-health services on
virtual meeting platforms
Must have private workspace with secure internet connection
Opportunity for significant growth and career development
Innovative tools to maximize your time and reach more families and
Community of top clinicians and specialists to collaborate with
Billing, scheduling, and all other administrative work handled by a
Parallel Care Coordinator
Keywords: Parallel, St. Louis , Remote Mental Health Therapist (NY), Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri
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