• Bilingual Clinician: Supporting Youth in Juvenile Justice System

    Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/23/2018 1:37 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clinical (Master's level with BBS registration)
  • Overview

    The AIIM Higher program is a partnership between the San Francisco Department of Public Health and Seneca Family of Agencies, and serves juvenile justice-involved youth and their families in San Francisco County. The Bilingual (Spanish/English) Clinician provides short-term, data-informed, clinical assessment, linkage, and engagement services to children and families involved with juvenile probation. These Clinicians are members of a treatment team, and provide services at the program site and in the community, including juvenile hall, schools, and family homes.


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


    • Complete mental health assessments and coordinate mental health services in order to ensure the successful transition of clients and their families to community-based resources.
    • Utilize a repertoire of interventions to provide short-term case management and counseling services to clients exhibiting a wide array of behaviors.
    • Develop resource linkage plans in collaboration with Juvenile Probation staff.
    •  Provide consultation, referrals and resources for Juvenile Probation staff.
    •  Collaborate and maintain consistent communication with AIIM Higher team and key partners (i.e. Juvenile Probation, Department of Public Health, & other community providers) to develop accurate assessments and implement effective treatment plans.
    • Participate in all treatment reviews, program staff meetings, court hearings, Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings, Family Team Meetings (FTMs) and all other client-related meetings as deemed necessary.
    • Complete all clinical and clerical documentation (i.e. CANS assessments, treatment plans, court reports, mental health notes, etc.) accurately, thoroughly and in accordance with paperwork protocol and timeline expectations.
    • Maintain professional behavior at all times, appropriately representing the AIIM Higher program and Seneca’s mission and philosophy.
    • Identify areas for growth within the AIIM Higher program, including training in evidence-based practices, and collaborate with supervisor and AIIM Higher team members to address these needs.


    • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work required.
    • Licensed or registered with the BBS.
    • Bilingual Spanish/English abilities required.
    • Strong communication skills and flexibility.
    • Own vehicle, California driver’s license and insurance.
    • Ability to work as a team player.
    • Ability to work with diverse population.
    • Own vehicle, valid California driver's license, and insurability through Seneca's automobile policy.
    • Clearance of TB test, fingerprinting, and any other State/Federal requirements.


    • Monday - Friday, with the ability to work some evening and weekend hours as needed


    • Competitive salary.
    • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents.
    • Additional stipend for bilingual Spanish abilities upon successful completion of the language proficiency exam.
    • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
    • 5 weeks of flexible paid time off.
    • Mileage reimbursement.
    • We provide a 403b retirement plan.
    • Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure.

    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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