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Job: Spanish speaking Mental Health Therapist for Children


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Title Spanish speaking Mental Health Therapist for Children
Categories Northern California
Position Type PERMANENT
Salary $55k – $59k
End Date Hultber
Location San Francisco
Job Information

The Behavioral Health Specialist will provide direct service, paraprofessional staff consultation, training and support for the afterschool youth development program. We seek a licensed or license eligible clinician to serve as our Behavioral Health Specialist in a non-traditional, mental health setting, using a trauma-informed, community social work model. Our setting requires formal mental health skills (assessment, therapy, referrals, etc.) and informal behavioral coaching, youth development and skill development.   Clinical supervision is offered.

KEY ROLES (ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES):

  • Provide individual, family and/or group therapy for youth
  • Provide clinical case management for youth
  • Develop, monitor, and implement treatment goals and interventions for all modalities of direct service
  • Perform accurate and timely record-keeping and documentation of all client related activities (e.g., progress notes and treatment plans)
  • Lead case conferencing for paraprofessional staff team to coordinate services for youth members
  • Provide consultation to afterschool staff on mental health issues impacting children and youth Club members

SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Requires Masters (MSW/MA) or Doctorate from accredited school of Social Work, MFT or Psychology. Must be licensed or registered with BOP or BBS.
  • Minimum one-year previous post-graduate experience providing family therapy and case management with emphasis in youth services required
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish required
  • Basic understanding of youth development settings in an after school program
  • Experience working with high-risk adolescents and diverse communities
  • Criminal background clearance
  • Able to work afternoon and evening hours
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