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Mental Health Therapist - Community/School Based (Antioch and Brentwood) 

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Job Summary:

Are you a bilingual Spanish-speaking clinician (preferred) and interested in promoting violence prevention and mental health with youth and young adults? Come join Fred Finch Youth Center! FFYC is partnering with John Muir Health’s Beyond Violence and One Day at a Time to provide mental health services to young people and their families in the community and at identified school sites in Brentwood and Antioch. The clinician works to improve the young person’s functioning at home and at school/work by evaluating each individual independently and developing a customized action plan to address each barrier to success. The clinician also engages families in the process. This is a full-time Monday-Friday position in the community and school sites, based on a 10-month school year.

*********** $1000.00 SIGNING BONUS************

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Position Requirements

Qualifications

Required

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.

Preferred

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.)

(*) 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.

3. Bi-Lingual Spanish speaking preferred.

CHECK OUT WHAT OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE!

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

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Req Number SOC-19-00001  
Location FFYC - Antioch  
About the Organization Based in Oakland, California, Fred Finch Youth Center works with young people facing multiple challenges, including homelessness, economic disadvantage, mental health and cognitive disabilities, and histories of significant trauma and loss. Many have experienced abuse; live at or below the poverty line; are growing up in foster care, and are seeking to make their way in the world as independent, strong young adults. Despite their circumstances, these young people possess numerous strengths including tenacity, kindness, and the ability to strive for a brighter future. Committed to the notion that no one is without hope, no matter how desperate their circumstances may appear, Fred Finch staff helps each person we serve find and build upon their strengths so they may reach their potential and lead meaningful, fulfilling lives.

Founded in 1891 as an orphanage, today's Fred Finch Youth Center operates 24 programs in California including mental health, housing, education, and independent living services, providing a pathway to healing and self-sufficiency. Our 127-year history and strong track record have made Fred Finch Youth Center a recognized leader in the treatment of children and families.



FFYC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer who does not discriminate and follows all regulations under the Act as well as all the regulations under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act.



Fred Finch Youth Center partners with contracted providers to provide mental health services to residents of the following counties:

* Alameda County * Contra Costa County * Fresno County * Los Angeles County * Merced County * Napa County * Orange County *Placer County * Sacramento County * San Diego County * San Mateo County * Santa Clara County


















 

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