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Burrell Behavioral Health School Based Specialist (Kirbyville/Taneyville) in Branson, Missouri

Looking to feed your desire to give to your community and support those who need a helping hand? Look no further! Not only is Burrell growing the amount of its resources, services, and facilities to assist as many communities as possible, it also provides plenty of opportunity for growth in your current field and the freedom to explore others. Our culture and our environment are unlike any other. We offer highly-competitive pay and a full range of top-notch full-time employee benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Retirement Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Description:

Burrell Behavioral Health is expanding our School Based Services Department. We are now adding School Based Specialist to our staff. The Specialist will be key players in assisting the school age youth in the Kirbyville/Taneyville area to achieve goals.

About the Role:

School Based Specialists provide on-site intervention in local schools for clients enrolled in the program and will collaborate closely with school staff to ensure appropriate client care.

Job duties will include:

  • Participate in the ongoing process of monitoring client progress in treatment programs

  • Participate in development of specific individual treatment/rehabilitation plans

  • Provide individual assistance to clients as a resource in accessing needed mental health services

  • Provide individual assistance to clients in completing activities of daily living skills

  • Assist the client to access and utilize a variety of community agencies and resources to provide ongoing social, vocational, educational, and recreational support and activities

  • Additional job duties to target client wellness and rehabilitation


  • Bachelor is Degree In: Psychology, Criminal Justice, Counseling, Social Work, Education, Recreational Therapist, Human Development and Family Studies, Gerontology, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Sociology.

  • Valid Driver’s License, Current Auto Insurance, Favorable Driving Record.

  • Reliable Vehicle.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Burrell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Burrell Behavioral Health is the recognized leader in Community Mental Health. Founded in 1977, our network of providers, therapists, case managers, and direct support staff serve more than 45,000 clients across 25 counties in Missouri and Arkansas. We provide comprehensive care for behavioral health clients of all ages, helping them to improve their lives through our wide-ranging continuum of care.

“We believe that the conversation about behavioral health is paramount. There are few conversations facing our communities more critical than behavioral health. As the conversation evolves, Burrell is committed to being a leader in this post-stigma world.”

-C.J. Davis, President & CEO, Burrell Behavioral Health