Mental Health Specialist Job at CCRES, Educational & Behavioral Health Services, Downingtown, PA

  • CCRES, Educational & Behavioral Health Services
  • Downingtown, PA

Job Description

Make a difference every day by joining CCRES as a Mental Health Specialist / MHS in the morning ATTEND program!


  • The Mental Health Specialist (MHS) is an independent contract position working early morning hours during the school week
  • Morning MHS in-home needs throughout Chester County, PA
  • Great opportunity for recent retirees, or those looking for supplemental income!


  • Pay for independent contract work is $60.00/hr with PA Licensure (LSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT) OR 50.50/hr with no license


  • Monday - Friday, 1 hour/day during the school week to provide services in the home setting before school hours to help an individual transition from home to school day
  • 1 hour each day typically falls between 6am - 8am time frame
  • Services will be provided for an extended period of weeks or months
  • Work with school aged students with emotional or behavioral needs
  • 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



  • 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 work experience providing clinical therapy in an individual, family, or group format - preferred.
  • Documented training and experience in positive behavior supports, team coordination, agency collaboration, applied and cognitive behavioral counseling
(Clearances current within 12 months)
  • PA Child Abuse (Act 151) Clearance
  • PA Criminal (Act 34) Clearance
  • PA Department of Education FBI -- Use code 1KG6XN
  • TB Screening (current within 3 months)
  • Education Documentation - diploma OR official transcripts from graduate program
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Active license through the PA Board of Medicine in one of the following areas: LSW, LCSW, LMFT, LPC (if applicable)


The Mental Health Specialist / MHS is an independent contract (1099) position. No benefits are associated with this role.


As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, CCRES Educational and Behavioral Health Services is an organization of dedicated and highly-trained staff members who provide quality services to schools, children, adults, and families. We work in partnership with the Advanced Clinical Services (ACS) program of the CCIU to provide the highest quality behavioral health school district services to individuals with special needs


The mission of CCRES is to ensure quality educational and human service programs for children, families, and schools. Through innovative partnerships, we provide human resources and grant opportunities.


For a complete listing of available positions with CCRES please click here:

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.

Posted 5/24/2024 JL

Job Tags

Contract work, Work experience placement, Second job, Immediate start, Day shift, Early shift, 1 day per week, Monday to Friday,

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