1. M.A. Degree in Social Work or Counseling from an accredited college or university.
2. Registered intern or associate with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Some programs may consider candidates who are able to obtain registered status within first 6 months after hire. Registered PCC intern (PCCI)* with relevant experience with target population eligible in San Diego/Alameda/San Mateo Counties (If working in a program licensed by Community Care Licensing must meet minimum training and experience requirements). For more information please see http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/entres/pdf/CCR/STRTP_ILS.pdf
3. Licensed (LCSW or MFT; or, in San Diego/ Alameda/San Mateo County Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC). A license may be preferred based upon program need.
4. Certified to conduct a CANS/ANSA assessment within 90 days of employment if the work assignment is in a County program that requires CANS/ANSA certification.
5. Demonstrated understanding of the developmental milestones of children, youth, or young adults to provide to provide care, treatment and services.
6. Supervised experience in providing counseling and/or psychotherapy services
7. Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of diagnostic assessment, individual/family/group behavioral treatment methods for target population of program.
8. Experience with or knowledge of designing, supervising, monitoring, changing, and discontinuing individualized behavioral interventions for staff delivering behavioral services (e.g., TBS).
9. Demonstrated cultural responsiveness in working with diverse families and communities.
10. Clean driving record; current CA Driver’s License or ability to obtain within 10 days after hired.
11. Must have access to dependable transportation; personal car insurance meeting minimum liability coverage required if position requires driving for work or transporting participants.
12. Basic computer and keyboarding competence with the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and/or competency with electronic clinical documentation systems.
1. One year post-graduate school experience with program target population (Example: intellectually disabled, homeless, teens or young adults, seriously emotionally disturbed).
2. One year experience with program modality (example: school-based, residential, mobile/community-based, assertive community treatment, wraparound, etc.)
3. Demonstrated ability to assess, triage and organize work.
4. Applies a strength-based, culturally responsive, trauma-informed approach to supervision, participant and community service.
5. Experience with relevant evidence-based practices (e.g., CBT, DBT, trauma-informed interventions).
6. Exhibits strong behavioral, crisis management and family/individual/group therapy skills.
7. Fluency in prevailing language(s) of the community.
(*) For LPCC/PCCI’s, the county-specific eligibility must be verified by the hiring manager including certification by the BBS to work with families, as required.
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet and, at all times, maintained within safe California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CAL/OSHA) standards.
1. Communicates clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, supervisors, and participants.
2. Prepares clearly and concisely written reports and summaries.
3. Must be able to comprehend, follow, and clearly convey instructions to others.
4. Must be computer proficient and be able to work on a computer for up to 20 hours per week.
1. Possesses the ability to actively participate in and supervise participants’ recreational activities, including noncompetitive sports.
2. Must be able to bend, lift as much as 25 lbs., and walk up to a mile at one time.
3. Must be able to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard.
4. Must be licensed and have the ability and skill to drive cars, vans, or other vehicles.
5. Must be able to respond quickly to emergencies, and to learn and implement Pro-ACT (or other agency approved training).
6. Must be able to physically monitor youths to ensure they do not hurt themselves or others.
7. The job has potential for injury or harm, and the ability to assess and avoid threats posed by participants and the community is necessary to maintain safety.
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Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (PPO or HMO options)
Employer matching 401(k) retirement plan
Employer paid life insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Account (both medical and dependent care)
8 Paid holidays
21 days of Paid Time Off