Definition of Classification & Job Title:
Under general supervision, provide culturally competent strength-based, family focused specialty mental health services to meet the prevention, intervention and treatment needs of at-risk children and families. This position is responsible for ethical assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning for children and youth 0-18 years old that are medi-cal beneficiaries or are uninsured, depending on program placement.
This position is also responsible for coordinating and providing medical necessity evaluation, case management, intensive care coordination, risk assessments, and intensive home-based mental health services as appropriate.
Services are school based, and may also take place in the community. Bilingual preferred, not required.
Description of Duties:
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, counseling or related field. Must be registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and in possession of ACSW, AMFT, LCSW or LMFT; employment contingent upon active BBS registration at all times. LPCC/APCC candidates may be considered, based on supervision requirements and coursework completed as outlined by BBS and scope of work on assigned contract.
All candidates must pass Law & Ethics exam as outlined by most recent BBS regulations.
Experience: Two years of relevant experience working with at-risk children and families in therapy and case management. Experience must include no less than at least 1 year of internship or volunteer experience in mental health capacity.
Knowledge of: The child welfare system, childhood development, child abuse issues, DSM 5 and BBS regulations as it relates to licensure.
Ability to: Gather and analyze data, organize and write reports, read/understand/interpret and apply pertinent rules and regulations; express self clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; establish and maintain appropriate working relationships with others and present self professionally.
Technical Skills: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Publisher, Outlook) and ability to learn other software as requested/necessary. Ability to learn and efficiently use the BHS required electronic medical records database.
Condition of Employment: Employee shall be required to provide a T.B. clearance (checked every two years), submit fingerprints for Department of Justice Clearance, FBI, CACI and provide annually, a DMV record report compliant with the Agency’s liability insurance requirements. This position is required to provide proof of immunization records for Pertussis, Measles (unless a written statement from the employee’s physician is provided that there is a medical reason not vaccinate the employee), an annual record of Flu immunization (or a signed statement from the employee that they have declined to be vaccinated against the flu). Employee must have a car, a valid driver’s license, and proof of automobile insurance. Employee must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with clients and co-workers in a compassionate, non-discriminatory, non-judgmental manner. Position is dependent on continued funding and is an at-will position. Available to work on evenings and weekends as required by supervisor.
Physical Demands: In order to perform the job duties associated with this position, the employee is regularly required to use his/her hands to finger, handle, grasp objects, tools and/or controls. The ability to talk, sit, stand, walk, and hear well is necessary. The employee may also be required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, or crouch. On occasion, the employee may be required to lift and/or move 25 pounds. Visual ability to judge distance, color, focus, and see peripheral objects is also necessary. Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by every CAPC employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Personal Time Off, Holidays, Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance provided (employee pays a small portion of Health Insurance premium). Eligible for 403(B) retirement program with matching contribution from CAPC after 12 months of employment. Salary commensurate with experience.
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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