• Therapeutic Behavioral Services Clinician

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/11/2018 4:27 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1682
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical (Master's level with BBS registration)
  • Overview

    A Clinician in the Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) program provides behaviorally-focused mental health services to children and families. These services, which are child and family focused and strength-based, are provided in the community (including schools, hospitals, and family homes).

     

    Seneca's Wraparound programs offer family-centered, individualized, culturally relevant, and strength-based support to families with complex and enduring needs. Wraparound works in close partnership with Department of Family and Children Services, Juvenile Probation, Behavioral Health, and group homes, providing strengths-based and outcome-oriented alternatives to group care placements for children and youth by drawing upon community and family strengths. Treatment and support services are tailored to address behaviors and meet family needs, even as they change over time.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide time-limited behaviorally-focused mental health support services to clients and their families. This may include behavior management techniques, up to and including physical restraint.
    • Participate in treatment reviews, program staff meetings, and IEP meetings when necessary.
    • Maintain caseload of 5-6 clients.
    • Complete treatment plans, functional behavioral assessments, progress notes, monthly reports, termination reports and other required paperwork in a timely manner.
    • Maintain client charts and records to Utilization Review standards.
    • Maintain close communication with all treatment team members.
    • Participate in weekly individual and group supervision as required.
    • Attend and participate in all trainings as assigned.
    • Maintain professional behavior at all times, appropriately representing Seneca’s mission and philosophy.
    • All other duties assigned by supervisor or other Seneca Management.
    • Carries out functions and responsibilities as it pertains to giving orders and conducting evaluations of clients in restraint/seclusion as per Seneca Center Crisis Intervention Policy Section 8.
    • Participation in on-call rotation after hours to provide assistance to clients and their families.

    Qualifications

    • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
    • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work required.
    • Eligible to register with the BBS.
    • Own vehicle, California driver’s license and insurance.
    • TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other licensing or certification requirements.
    • Experience in working with children in out of home care preferred
    • Prefer at least 9 months to 1 year experience in working with children with emotional and behavioral difficulties.

    Schedule

    • Full time 

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary, with an additional salary increase for bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities
    • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage and partially paid premiums for dependents
    • 5 weeks of Paid Time Off
    • 403b retirement plan
    • 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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