• Bilingual Mental Health Crisis Response Clinician for Youth

    Job Locations US-CA-Concord
    Posted Date 7 months ago(11/22/2017 9:47 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-1492
    # of Openings
    6
    Category
    Clinical (Master's level with BBS registration)
  • Overview

    Clinicians on Seneca’s Mobile Response Team provide in-person and phone crisis counseling and stabilization for youth, and assess the need for hospitalization. They also work with youth and caregivers to develop a safety plan to limit current and future crises, and collaborate with any existing treatment team members. In addition, clinicians link the youth to further mental health services if needed, such as Wraparound, psychotherapy, support groups, and other community services.

     

    Seneca is committed to hiring and maintaining a culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse workforce that is reflective of the local client/student community.

    Responsibilities

    • Serve as the clinical lead and work with the treatment team to provide crisis intervention and other mental health services as needed at Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES), in client homes, and in the community.
    • Provide counseling, therapy, and case management services to ensure the successful transition of clients and their families to community based resources.
    • Provide on-call coverage to the clients as needed.
    • Participate in all treatment reviews, program staff meetings, and IEP meetings when necessary.
    • Complete progress notes and other documentation
    • Assist with planning for transportation arrangements for school, therapy appointments, and court hearings.

    Qualifications

    • Bilingual abilities (Spanish/English) required 
    • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work required.
    • Eligible to register with the California BBS.
    • Strong communication skills and flexibility.
    • Experience working with children in mental health settings or out of home care a plus.
    • Own vehicle, California driver’s license and insurance.
    • TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other licensing or certification requirements.

    Schedule

    • Full Time: 9am -9pm Monday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Friday
    • One weekend every 4 weeks

    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

    Employment opportunities are, and shall be open to all qualified applicants solely on the basis of their experience, aptitudes and abilities. It is the policy of Seneca Family of Agencies to grant equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, Vietnam Era Veteran status, age, religion, political affiliation, gender or sexual orientation. Seneca is committed to providing a fair, equitable, and inclusive work environment. We welcome candidates that will promote and value diversity and exercise teamwork and collaboration.

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