Bilingual Child and Family Clinician

Location
San Rafael, California
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Aug 30, 2019
Closes
Sep 29, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Masters
Experience Level
Professional

Overview

The Bilingual Child and Family Clinician leads a multi-disciplinary team in supporting children who are referred through social service, probation or mental health departments. The primary goal of our program is to provide children and families with services that will ensure safety, stability, and permanency. Seneca’s clinical practice model integrates attachment theory to build healthy relationships, learning theory to replace negative behaviors with positive ones, and systems theory to address environmental factors

 

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.

 

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

  • Facilitation of Child and Family Planning Meetings. This includes: prepare for the meeting, coordinating attendance, facilitate the meeting, and maintaining accurate clinical documentation
  • Provide non-traditional counseling, therapy, and case management services to ensure the successful transition of clients and their families to community based resources
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with community members and providers
  • Complete comprehensive assessments, treatment plan of care, mental health notes, Family Team Meeting notes, and other documentation as necessary 
  • Intervene with clients’ behavior management programs and provide crisis management as needed
  • Maintain timely and accurate clinical documentation and agency-assigned paperwork
  • Attend team meetings, weekly trainings, individual and group supervisions and adhere to clinical best practices

Qualifications

  • Bilingual Spanish/English abilities required.
  • 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 a plus!

Schedule

  • Monday- Friday
  • Flexible schedule required, with the ability to work some evening and weekend hours as needed
  • Participate in On-Call Crisis Response 24 hour shifts on a rotating basis

Benefits

  • Increased Compensation Package, 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
  • Relocation assistance may be available 

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