School Based Therapist Cincinnati - LSW/LISW/LPCC
Join our team as a School Based Therapist to help children and families in Cincinnati!
Cincinnati, OH 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description

Join our mission to help individuals with mental illness and addictions to lead healthy and productive lives.  GCBHS has an immediate opening for a licensed Social Worker (LSW or LISW) or Counselor (LPCC) to help children and families as a School Based Therapist at Elmwood Place Elementary School in Cincinnati, OH.

We are now offering a new new $3,000 Sign On Bonus for LSW or LPC or $4,000 for LISW or LPC.

The ideal candidate will have an Ohio LSW or LISW or LPCC and experience working with children and families in behavioral health treatment.  Due to license supervision, we prefer to hire a Social Worker or an Independently Licensed Counselor.

This is a great position for a LSW who wants to get experience and attain their independent license!  We offer free license supervision hours and continuing education credits for a LSW.

Why Work at GCBHS?

  • GCBHS is a pioneer in the field of behavioral health treatment for for adults, children, and families
  • Top Workplace every year since 2010
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time
  • School Based Therapist work August-May with summers off
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement with Match
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Professional development opportunities and no cost to you CEU's
  • License supervision to help you get your LISW LPCC at no cost to you - and pay bump for obtaining independent license

Join our multidisciplinary treatment organization as a member of School Based Services team.  Through counseling, case management, and group services, our licensed therapists help students and families realize their potential and overcome challenges.  Schools see better academic performance, and the community at large benefits from having healthier children and families.

The School Based Therapist role provides mental health therapy services to children and families in a school based setting.  Connect with principals, teachers, students and parents to develop rapport and trust to grow caseload

The requirements for this job include:
  • MSW or MA-Counseling.
  • Ohio LSW, LISW, or LPCC.  We offer a pay differential for LISW or LPCC.
  • Prior experience working with children and families through work experience and/or internships.
  • Be flexible to negotiate the politics of the school.
  • Must be available to counsel families after school hours.

GCBHS incorporates principles of trauma informed care in all areas of our services.  Trauma informed care includes cultural sensitivity and emphasizes a safe and respectful environment for all clients and staff.   Experience and/or training in these principles and in trauma treatment is valued in applicants.

GCBHS has been named a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky every year since 2010!

Please visit our website to learn more about GCBHS.

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Contact Information
Cassidy Siler-Smith, HR Supervisor 513-354-7088
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
School Hours
Salary and Benefits
$21 - $22 per hour plus bonus
We offer a full suite of benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision, Retirement with generous employer contributions, Paid Time Off, Quarterly Bonus Opportunity, Tuition Assistance, License Supervision, Staff Referral and Student Loan Forgiveness. $3,000-$4,000 Sign On Bonus.
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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