School Based Mental HealthTherapist

Therapeutic Innovations, PLLC is seeking two highly motivated school-based therapists to provide exceptional mental health therapy to area students and families. The ideal candidates will advocate for clients and mental health within the school district and community as well as provide education/training when needed. The therapists must be willing to provide mental health services to children and adolescents within the school setting.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The responsibility of each of the school-based therapists is to provide clinical services to individuals (children and teenagers specifically) and their families. Candidates must have experience working with children and adolescents who are experiencing mental illness as well as completing diagnostic assessments, treatment planning, and record keeping as per HIPAA standards. This therapist must abide by all ethical expectations.

Each school-based therapist will be responsible for providing services related to the delivery of mental health care to assigned clients at the designated school location and will provide consultation services to the school staff to support the overall mental health goals of the school district. Group therapy is a requirement. This school-based therapist may also provide therapeutic services to not only students but school staff as needed. Strong communication and working relationships with all school staff and administration is expected. This is a year-round position that will begin August 2021. Competitive pay and hourly compensation for nonbillable services provided.

Each candidate must be licensed in the State of Iowa and in good standing with licensing board: LMFT, LMHC, LISW

Individuals with temporary licenses (tLMHC) and working towards full licensure are encouraged to apply! Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC) with the above licensure requirements are strongly encouraged to apply!

Each therapist must maintain their own professional liability insurance policy. Therapeutic Innovations provides billing, referrals, and administrative support with competitive pay, in addition to monthly clinical supervision (individual/group) if needed.

Two Positions available: 

  • Tilford and Shellsburg Elementary School. Working with preschool aged youth to 5th grade. Added bonus if you are a registered play therapist!

  • Vinton Shellsburg Middle School & Vinton Shellsburg High School. Working with 6th through 12th graders.  

Therapeutic Innovations, PLLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We embrace diversity and inclusion, and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, minorities, veterans and people who have disabilities.

COVID-19 considerations: Masks are optional when providing services within schools. Masks are provided if needed/wanted. These expectations may change based on the school requirements.

Please apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to