Bilingual Crisis and Linkage Clinician

Location
Concord, 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 (Spanish/English) Crisis and Linkage Clinician connects services and planning for children and youth who are experiencing significant emotional, psychological or behavioral problems that are interfering with their well-being and are referred through the Full Service Partnership of the Behavioral Health Services Department of Contra Costa County. The program is designed to support youth who are frequently accessing crisis services in order to expand their support system and decrease the frequency that they need crisis support. Services will be provided almost exclusively in the community and the client’s home environment.

Seneca supports clinicians towards licensure and beyond. We provide individual and group supervision, regular clinical case conferences, and licensure and renewal courses led by field experts. Expenses such as outside trainings or licensure fees can be mitigated though your clinical training stipend, and you will receive a $4000 salary increase upon getting licensed. Looking to expand your clinical skills even more? Apply for a Professional Development Scholarship and achieve certifications in areas such as CBT, DBT, EMDR, or Spanish for mental health practitioners. Training and growth opportunities in the agency are abundant, and Seneca is committed to helping you advance in your career!   

Seneca’s comprehensive employee benefits package ensures that you are just as supported outside of work. We provide 75% of your medical premium, and full coverage for dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, long term disability, and life insurance. We also cover 50% of premiums for dependents. Our fully-paid Employee Assistance Program provides mental health support as well as work and life services, and you will accrue 5 weeks of paid time off every year. 

Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. 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. Our bilingual Spanish/English employees receive an additional 10% salary increase upon passing a language proficiency exam.  

Responsibilities

  • Meet with clients and caregivers on a regular basis to further treatment goals.
  • Develop Child and Family teams for the purpose of treatment planning and support, including flexibly working with complex family structures.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with community members and providers.
  • Provide services to client that focus on skill building in all life domains and linkages to appropriate services.
  • Coordinate and implement overall treatment and services for assigned clients.
  • Use MHSA Flex Funds responsibly and effectively to support youth and his/her family.
  • Provide assistance in case planning and consultation to team members on clinical issues, as well as casework issues, as appropriate.
  • Intervene with the clients’ behavior management programs as needed.
  • Chart mental health notes, treatment plans, outcome measures, incident reports, and other documentation
  • Commit to and engage in self-evaluation as well as organizational efforts goals, strategies, and systemic practices regarding diversity, equity and inclusion.

Qualifications

  • Bilingual abilities (Spanish/English) required 
  • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work required.
  • Eligible to register with the California BBS.
  • Strong communication skills and flexibility.
  • Experience working with children in mental health settings or out of home care a plus.
  • Own vehicle, California driver’s license and insurance.
  • TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other licensing or certification requirements.

Schedule

  • Full time Monday- Friday
  • Flexible schedule required, with the ability to work some evening and weekend hours as needed
  • Respond to crisis situations and participate of a rotating emergency on-call system

Benefits

  • Starting at $60,000 - $70,000 annually, commensurate with experience 
  • Annual performance evaluations provide the opportunity for a salary increase each year 
  • Relocation assistance may be available 
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including 75% paid premiums for medical and fully covered dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, long term disability, and life insurance, as well as 50% paid premiums for dependents 
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan 
  • 5 weeks of flexible paid time off 
  • Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure. 
  • Training stipend and professional development opportunities 
  • Opportunities to develop specialized skills, including clinical supervision and evidence-based practices 

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