Children and Family Therapist (License Required)

Location
San Diego, California
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Posted
Feb 07, 2019
Closes
Mar 09, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Masters

Reports to: Program Manager

Location: San Diego, CA

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-time

Effective Date:  February 2019

General Purpose of the Job: Provide holistic, strengths-based, trauma-informed, integrated mental health and social services to students and families.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (The examples of functions are not necessarily exhaustive. Management is not precluded from assigning other related functions not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment for the position.)

  • Provide and coordinate in-school mental health services to refugee students and/or their families who are victims of torture and/or severe trauma in trauma-informed settings
  • Provide individual and small group therapy
  • Collect signed informed consents from all parents or guardians of students who receive mental health services, and coordinate with school staff to obtain required documents, as needed
  • Coordinate clinical case management services for students and their families as requested
  • Coordinate with professional interpreters to provide services in the students’ and families’ preferred languages
  • Assist with developing and administering a brief survey to assess student improvement in trauma recovery and in social/emotional health
  • Prepare and submit required reports to evaluate project outcomes
  • Conduct professional development trainings for district staff and educators
  • Identify critical client care issues for clinical meetings and supervision
  • Complete biopsychosocial assessments and create treatment plans
  • Complete progress notes and document client services in ETO (electronic medical record) database ensuring that data is complete, accurate, and contract-compliant
  • Review client charts to ensure compliance with established protocols
  • Screen client referrals per eligibility criteria
  • Participate in all-agency functions including development outreach and events, as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to the mission of Survivors of Torture, International
  • Mental health licensure required: LCSW, LMFT, or LPCC; additional PPS credential preferred
  • Possess excellent communication, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Must have reliable car, valid California driver’s license and adequate auto insurance
  • Experience and competence working with diverse populations including students, youth and families, and languages
  • Fluency with one or more language other than English preferred
  • Flexibility to co-locate; including travel between school sites and SURVIVORS’ primary office
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and databases

Application Procedures:

To be considered for this position, please send a detailed cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and a copy of your professional license as a Word document or PDF file to confidential email: survivors@notorture.org. No phone calls please.