Anderson’s County AWARE program is seeking proposals to provide mental health service in county schools.
The Tennessee AWARE program supports the development and implementation of a
comprehensive plan of activities, services, and strategies to decrease youth violence and promote
the healthy development of children and youth.
The Anderson County Schools system serves approximately 6,600 students in nine elementary
schools, four middle schools, two high schools, a career and technical center, a K-12 altemative
school and a pre-school/Head Start program.
- Offers students and their family on-site behavioral health services in any available space
that allows for confidential therapy session
- Must treat some of the most frequent conditions, but not limited to Depression/depressive
disorders, ADHD, ODD, OCD, Tourette’s, Reaction adjustment disorders, Anxiety
disorders, Conduct disorders, Psychosis, Eating disorders and Trauma related issues.
- Must be able to provide sessions during Fall Break, Christmas Break, Spring Break, and
Summer Break on-site if pre-arranged
- Must work collaboratively with the School Counselor, School Psychologist and other
school administrators as members ofthe behavioral support staff
- Is flexible to the student’s academic schedule (i.e. refrain from pulling student from
same academic class during consultation)
- Ensures clinicians are culturally and linguistically competent and meets the needs of
- Adopts a multi-systems care approach to meeting the needs of children and youth