• Bilingual Outpatient Therapist

    Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
    Posted Date 4 months ago(4/26/2018 4:26 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clinical (Master's level with BBS registration)
  • Overview

    The Bilingual Outpatient Therapist provides individual, family and group therapy, case management, and consultation services with a predominately Spanish speaking case-load on a public-school campus in Oakland Unified School District. The Bilingual Outpatient Therapist works in collaboration with the public-school employees to provide mental health and educational services to support students’ success.


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


    • Provide individual and family therapy services to each client in Spanish as needed or as preferred by student and family
    • Occasional informal site translation and interpretation between Spanish-English as needed.
    • Provide group therapy services.
    • Collaborate and consult with school staff to support clients’ needs in the school based setting.
    • Provide case management services including home visits and outside referrals as needed.
    • Complete all required clinical documentation for each student as outlined in the paperwork guidelines including assessment, diagnosis, risk assessment/safety plan, treatment plan, discharge, and all necessary county Medi-Cal documents, including mental health notes.
    • Participate in all school based meetings, such as SSTs, COST or other treatment meetings related to clients as needed.
    • Attend ongoing meetings including; supervision, program staff meetings and all required in-service meetings.
    • Perform all other duties as necessary for the good of the agency as requested by supervisor.



    • Master's degree in Social Work or Psychology; license eligible
    • Near native oral fluency of Spanish and English
    • Bilingual/Bicultural preferred
    • Pay differential upon passage of Language Competency Assessment
    • Awareness, knowledge and understanding of the impact of privilege and oppression on marginalized groups and communities
    • Knowledge in Mental Health Billing preferred.
    • Ability to work as a team member and contribute to program development.
    • Ability and willingness to maintain clear and complete records, meet deadlines for written reports, and compile and report monthly statistics.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Solid computer skills in Microsoft Office.
    • Experience working with diverse students and families.
    • Valid California Driver’s License and insurability by Seneca’s automobile insurance carrier.
    • Fulfillment of TB Test, fingerprinting, state clearance, and any other mandatory state/federal requirements.


    • Monday-Friday 
    • Full Time 


    • 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

    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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