Bilingual Outpatient Therapist

US-CA-San Jose
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1328
# of Openings
2
Category
Clinical (Master's level with BBS registration)

Overview

Seneca’s Outpatient Therapy program provides family-centered, strengths-based and outcome-oriented therapeutic services to children, youth and their families in Santa Clara County. Our Bilingual (Spanish/English) Outpatient Therapists engage clients in meaningful and authentic relationships while providing a safe, predictable, and relentlessly positive environment that aligns with our clients’ values and cultures.

 

Outpatient Therapy services include assessment, highly individualized treatment plan development, individual, family, and group therapy, individual rehabilitation services, access to 24/7 crisis intervention services, and case management. Our services are provided almost exclusively in the clients’ environments, in order to maximize the relevance and transferability of the new skills and capacities they are developing.

Responsibilities

  • Provide weekly individual therapy for 14-18 clients and families.
  • Meet weekly with clients' families for family therapy as appropriate.
  • Coordinates case management services for clients and caregivers.
  • Collaborates with agency staff, caregivers, other professionals and interested parties to formulate and implement individual client treatment plans, behavioral programs and interventions.
  • Chart mental health notes, treatment plans, outcome measures, incident reports, and other documentation accurately and in a timely manner. 
  • Maintain close communication with other Seneca providers to design, implement, and monitor treatment planning for clients
  • Communicate with outside professionals involved with clients as needed.
  • Meet weekly with other clinical staff for team supervision/case conference and present cases on a rotating basis.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed including aiding in physical management of the clients using Seneca's Ahimsa Model Training.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field
  • Eligible to register with the California BBS
  • Bilingual Spanish/English abilities required
  • Own vehicle, valid California Drivers License, and insurability through Seneca’s automobile policy
  • TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other licensing or certification requirements
  • Experience working with children in out-of-home care preferred

Schedule

  • Monday-Friday, some on-call responsiblitites
  • Flexible schedule required with ability to work some evening/weekend hours as needed

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, with an additional salary increase for bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, partially paid premiums for dependents, 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, 403b retirement plan, and employer-paid Employee Assistance program
  • Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance towards licensure
  • Yearly stipend for additional training
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