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School-Based Clinician (LPC or LCSW)

Thrive Alliance Group is seeking a Clinician with LPC or LCSW credentials to support students’ social, emotional and academic growth in the Hillside school district. Thrive offers a tailored range of solutions to school districts seeking specialized education, therapeutic, and mental health services, as well as professional development and consultation within their schools. With decades of experience in education and clinical services, Thrive services include individual, group and family counseling for students struggling with mental health issues, staff training and coaching to give school staff the knowledge and resources they need to provide mental health support to their students, and mental health workshops to help staff, students and families learn more about mental health issues. This position has a start date of 04/08/2024 and will serve multiple schools within the district.  A flexible schedule outside of school hours is required (for example, 2 days per week coming in later and staying until 5pm, and running a group on Saturday mornings)


  • Help students and families gain insight into their difficulties and facilitate change with the student and family by: conducting individual, group and family psychotherapy; providing crisis intervention psychotherapy as needed to address emergent situations during the school day; completing biopsychosocial assessments as part of the intake/referral process; completing assessments as part of but not limited to suicidal/homicidal ideation, discharge summaries/planning, transition planning, goal progress.
  • Maintain student’s clinical file by: recording attendance entries of treatment sessions; completing treatment plans to be reviewed by Thrive designee and/or clinical supervisor every 90 days or as needed; completing quarterly progress reports; providing information on goal progress in relevant documentation such as IEPs, I&RS plans, 504 plans, treatment plans; recording chronological entries of treatment sessions; updating relevant clinical information.
  • Prepare discharge summary when applicable
  • Prepare mid and end of the year clinical summaries
  • Present cases in weekly individual/group supervision and use supervision for ongoing development of clinical skills and techniques
  • Produce clinical articles for school newsletter, as requested
  • Prepare clinical presentations for staff meetings regarding issues pertinent to presenting needs
  • Support educational staff through clinical intervention and sharing of knowledge with educational staff
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Attend school-related functions as requested
  • Perform other appropriate duties directly related to a good learning experience for the students as assigned by the Clinical Director, Clinical Coordinator, or Executive Director


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling
  • LPC or LCSW
  • Valid School Social Work Certification
  • Ability to establish working alliances with students, staff and families
  • Knowledge of developmental theory and interventions with students, groups and families


Thrive Alliance employees receive competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Hospital and Accident Coverage
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k with 100% vested company contribution
  • Healthcare, dependent care, and commuter Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Rewards Program which allows you to earn points to purchase items

Thrive Alliance is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace.  We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve.