Bilingual Clinician: Child and Family Team Facilitator

Job Locations US-CA-Salinas
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/25/2018 9:23 AM)
Job ID
2018-1545
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical (Master's level with BBS registration)

Overview

Seneca's Central Coast Programs, known as Kinship Center, have been honored nationally for life-changing outcomes for more than 2,500 children each year through a variety of programs, including adoption, therapeutic foster care, kinship care, mental health services for children and families, intensive support for families in crisis, prevention programs to keep children out of child welfare, and nationally recognized education and training for parents and professionals.

 

We are currently seeking a bilingual (Spanish/English) Facilitator to plan, schedule, facilitate, document, and prepare all children, youth and families for a Child and Family Team. This position will facilitate Child and Family Team Meetings for Monterey County Departments of Social Services and Probation. Child and Family Team meetings are held using a family-centered approach, and services are individualized, strengths-based, and outcome-focused.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitation of Child and Family Team (CFT) Meetings. This includes: preparing for the CFT meeting, facilitating the meeting, writing meeting summary notes and cleaning up after the meeting 
  • Contact the Social Worker/Probation Officer (SW/PO) not less than one week prior to the CFT (or within 24 hours of receiving a referral for a crisis CFT) to discuss pertinent information and identify CFT participants
  • Create an agenda, initiate a sign-in sheet, act as back-up for note taking when SW/PO is unable to identify or provide an individual (i.e. clerical or supervisor) for this task
  • Coordinate with scheduler to arrange the date/time/location of the CFT, contact participants, and set up technology for CFTs for telephonic or Skype/Facetime participation
  • Prepare a facilitator meeting summary documenting all decisions made in the CFT meeting in a timely manner, and maintain other documentation as indicated
  • Determine and complete the Family Fund Request form and gain signatures of CFT participants, to meet an identified immediate need
  • Gather basic Family Finding information from the CFT for initiation of a Family Finding referral, as appropriate
  • Collaborate with Monterey County Social Workers and Probation Officers and other team members to prepare for the CFT, and follow up afterwards regarding next steps

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or related field required
  • Must be licensed or registered with the California BBS
  • Bilingual Spanish/English abilities required
  • TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other state/federal licensing or certification requirements
  • Own vehicle, valid California Drivers License and insurability through Seneca's automotive policy
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience implementing family-focused wrap-around services or Child and Family Teams desired
  • Ability to work with a diverse population
  • Good organizational and writing skills

Schedule

  • Flexible schedule required, with the ability to work some evening and weekend hours as needed

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
  • 403b Retirement Plan
  • 5 weeks of flexible paid time off
  • Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure
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