• Student Support Counselor

    Job Locations US-CA-Marin
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/26/2018 9:55 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2098
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Direct Care
  • Overview

    A Student Support Counselor in the North Bay School Partnership program works on a multi-disciplinary team to provide behaviorally focused mental health services to children and families receiving Special Education support through their local school district. Support Counselors provide family-based mental health counseling, coaching, crisis intervention, and case management services to children and families. Support Counselors provide services in the community, including, but not limited to: family homes, schools and public community settings. 

     

    Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve.

    For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!

    Responsibilities

    • Complete Behavioral Observations 1:1 for all clients.
    • Provide on-call coverage to the clients and their families to community-based resources.
    • Participate in all treatment reviews, program staff meetings, and IEP meetings when necessary.
    • Complete progress notes, service tracking documentation and other paperwork as indicated.
    • Assist with planning for transportation arrangements for school, therapy appointments, and court hearings.
    • Participate in weekly individual and group supervision with the program supervisor or designee.
    • Maintain accurate documentation and paperwork including but not limited to time sheets, petty cash, and mileage.
    • Maintain professional behavior at all times, appropriately representing Seneca’s mission and philosophy.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Experience in working with children and their families in a variety of mental health settings, a plus.
    • Ability and willingness to work independently in the office and in the community.
    • Must be at least 21 years of age.
    • Own vehicle, valid California Driver's License and insurance.
    • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements.

    Schedule

    • Full time, Monday - Friday
    • Flexible schedule required, with the ability to work some evening or weekend hours as needed

    Benefits

    • $20 per hour, with an additional salary increase for bilingual Spanish/English abilities upon passing a bilingual proficiency exam.
    • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, and partially paid premiums for dependents
    • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
    • Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunities
    • We provide a 403(b) retirement plan
    • 4 weeks flexible paid time off
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