BETHEL SD 52Temporary Mental Health Therapist Positions


Temporary Mental Health Therapist Positions (Memo 41, 17-18)

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TitleTemporary Mental Health Therapist Positions
Posting IDMemo 41, 17-18



WAGE:  $41.60 - $51.20

CONTRACT DAYS/hours: Approximately 189 days / up 30 hours weekly


Bethel School District is seeking qualified applicants for temporary LCSW, LPC, LMFT or Licensed Psychologist positions for the 2017-18 school year.  Experience working within K-12 public school systems is preferred. The Bethel Health Center will provide the independent contractor use of the electronic health record and will also manage billing for client services.


Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in mental health field. Licensure is required. Clinical experience with children, youth, and families.


Job summary: These school-based positions are designed to support students in fully accessing their education, in collaboration with principals, counselors, and other school staff. Successful candidates will provide in the moment support for students, school-based behavioral health assessments, consultation, and counseling to students and families. They will work with school staff members, the Bethel Health Center, outside agencies, and other Bethel School District staff to deliver coordinated care to students.


Job expectations:

  • Collaborate with school personnel in responding to students’ needs
  • Utilize evidence-based, strengths-based, culturally appropriate approach
  • Understand and utilize multi-tiered systems of support within schools, including Culturally Responsive Positive Behavior Intervention Support systems
  • Access mental health community resources to support students and families
  • Adhere to mental health grant requirements, School Based Health Center best practices, and standards required by the Oregon Health Authority School Based Health Centers Program and the Addictions and Mental Health Program
  • Ability to use or to be trained in required technology, including the electronic health record
  • Able to work calmly in stressful situations
  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Able to work harmoniously with students, parents, staff, and administrators
  • Able to apply FERPA and HIPAA confidentiality laws
  • Able to lift 20 lbs
  • Language(s) required: English, bilingual preferred


Job duties include, but are not limited to:  

  • Support all students in accessing their education
  • Assist to de-escalate students experiencing behaviors of concern to the adults
  • Ability to pre-teach/teach skills and strategies to youth
  • Provide some individual counseling
  • Crisis intervention and response
  • Behavioral health consultation and care coordination with nurse practitioner
  • Meet data and metrics required for grants, as appropriate
  • Provide case management, resource and referral, and advocacy services
  • Participate in meetings, committees, trainings, workgroups and conferences, as appropriate
  • Complete charting and submit superbills in a timely manner
  • Apply mental health insurance billing systems and regulations
  • Consult with school staff about behavioral health issues, as appropriate
  • Conduct groups and/or skill building classes, as indicated
  • Other duties as identified


For information regarding this position, please email Amy Tidwell, Special Services Director, at


To apply, please follow the link to TalentEd Recruit and Hire.


Bilingual candidates and candidates experienced in working with bilingual students and families will receive preferential consideration.


If you are an in-district employee and wish to be considered for this position please indicate your interest in writing to Remie Calalang by 4:00 p.m. on August 28, 2017.


Bethel Schools are committed to creating safe, caring, mutually respectful environments where all students are honored and valued for their diverse cultural backgrounds, strengths and abilities in every instructional practice and school activity to support academic achievement and student success.


CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

Bethel School District 52 complies with provisions of the various civil rights laws, such as the Fair Employment Practices Act,

Title  IX regulations, and Section 504 of PL93.112 in employment and educational programs and activities.




The Bethel School District, an equal opportunity employer, complies with provisions of the various civil rights laws, such as the Fair Employment Practice Act, Title IX Regulations and Section 504 of PL 93.112 in employment and educational programs and activities.

The District is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and strictly complies with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act amendments of 1989.

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Disabled persons may contact Remie Calalang, Human Resources Director, at (541) 689-3280 for additional information or assistance.



4640 Barger Drive, Eugene, OR 97402  l  Phone: (541) 689-3280  l  Fax: (541) 689-0719  l

Shift TypeTemporary
Salary RangeHourly
LocationBethel Health Center

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/21/2017