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Mental Health Specialist (MHS) - Lancaster County, PA


Posted: 6/23/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 78
Keywords: health

Job Description





Mental Health Specialists (MHS) are needed for the '18-'19 school year throughout Lancaster County area school districts and in-home settings.

URGENT NEED in Mount Joy Monday through Friday from 6:45am-7:45am. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monday - Friday, 1 hour/day for 5 days/week working in the home setting in the afternoon transitioning into Monday - Friday, 1 hour/day for 5 days/week before school hours to help get a student motivated & out the door for school.
  • Services will be provided for an extended period of weeks or months.
  • Work with school aged student with emotional or behavioral needs.
  • Hours typically a7am-8am OR 6am-7am time frame.
  • Transportation from the client's home to school may be required. 
  • No services are provided if there is no school.
  • Transfer coping skills and interventions to parent/caregiver.

Experience / Education Requirements:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university in a mental health / human service study such as Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Work, Education, etc.  
  • Additional 6 months of work experience providing clinical therapy in an individual, family, or group format preferred.

Credentialing Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree Program Official Transcript
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • PA Child Abuse (Act 151) Clearance (Current within 1 year)
  • PA Criminal (Act 34) Clearance (Current within 1 year)
  • PA Department of Education Federal Criminal History Report (FBI) (Current within 1 year)
  • TB screening (Current within 1 year)
  • Sexual Misconduct/ Abuse Disclosure Release (Act 168) completed for each employer where the candidate worked with children

Pay for independent contract work is $40.50/hr OR $50.00/hr with PA Licensure (LSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT)

CCRES is an equal opportunity employer.  We value diversity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.


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Primary Location: Lancaster County, PA

Shift Type: Independent Contractor

Job Contact Information
Title HR Recruiter
Phone 484-593-5040

Applications will be accepted beginning
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:00 AM
(Central Standard Time)