• Bilingual Mental Heath Therapist

    Job Locations US-CA-Anaheim | US-CA-Santa Ana | US-CA-Lake Forest
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/2/2018 8:18 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1623
    # of Openings
    7
    Category
    Clinical (Master's level with BBS registration)
  • Overview

    The Bilingual (Spanish/English) Mental Health Therapist is part of a multi-disciplinary team of clinical professionals providing mental health services to children and their caregivers. Specialty populations include foster and adopted children, children impacted by trauma and those being raised by relatives. The Bilingual Mental Health Therapist participate in the daily provision of services to clients within the program through assessment, diagnosing, direct mental health therapy and case management functions in family systems, strength-based model.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Promptly respond to referrals of children and adolescents who present with symptoms of psychiatric disorders
    • Complete assessment and evaluation process of assigned clients including: obtaining consents for all aspects of treatment, obtaining relevant documents and meeting/speaking with various adults or professionals involved in the client’s life in order to develop and implement the treatment plan
    • On cases that indicate a medical necessity for treatment, implement a case specific treatment plan in order to provide mental health services including individual, family and group therapy in addition to case management, linkage and consultation with community resources including schools and other providers.
    • Maintain availability for crisis intervention services
    • Complete regular, timely reviews of all assigned cases
    • Comply with all requirements of child abuse reporting, Medi-Cal compliance and confidentiality in accordance with standards set by Seneca Family of Agencies

    Qualifications

    • Bilingual (Spanish and English) required
    • Masters degree in social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy or similar field
    • Eligible to register with the California BBS
    • Direct work experience providing therapy based services to children, adolescents and families required
    • Must have experience and understanding of the clinical diagnostic process and utilization of the DSM-5
    • Direct work experience and/or understanding of clinical issues pertaining to children in the child welfare system, adoption, relative caregiving a plus
    • Valid CA driver’s license and insurable under Seneca Family of Agencies insurance policy
    • Clearance of TB test, fingerprinting, and any other State/Federal requirements

    Schedule

    Position Available 7/1

    • Full time 
    • Tuesday-Saturday or Monday-Friday 
    • Locations available (Anaheim, Santa Ana, South OC) 

    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 (EAP).
    • 5 weeks of flexible paid time off.
    • We provide a 403b retirement plan.
    • Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure.
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