Therapist – School Based Services
School Based Services



The School Based Services Therapist functions as the lead case coordinator, providing comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, flexible, effective, quality mental health services, including psychotherapeutic interventions, to eligible at-risk children, youth, and families. The School Based Services Therapist provides services in accordance with Stanford Youth Solutions’ principles, including family voice and choice provided in collaboration with those individuals and agencies involved with the child or youth. Services are to be provided in the therapist home through internet and phone remote connection. The School Based Services Therapist supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of Stanford Youth Solutions.


  • Must qualify as a “Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts” (LPHA) in accordance with County Mental Health Plan regulations
  • A Masters degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling;
  • A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) credential or having registered as an Associate Social Worker (ASW) or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT); and
  • At least 3 years of experience providing services to adolescents and their families
  • Prepared to work independently with flexible hours that may include evenings
  • Proven documentation skills and intermediate level computer skills including all MS Office programs
  • Adhere to all confidentiality requirements
  • Verbal and written ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, community partners, consumers and all levels of management
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects and assignments effectively
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment within department and agency wide
  • Fulfillment of TB test, background check clearance, and any other mandatory State/Federal requirements
  • Valid California driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, can maintain a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier
  • Must provide and operate a registered, properly insured automobile
  • Experience working in schools strongly desired with an understanding of individual Educational Plans and the planning process


Hiring Range: $28.85-$33.05/hour 

To apply, please fill out our online Employment Application.