Spanish speaking Clinician
Position Type: DIRECT HIRE
Salary: $82k – $97k
The new hire for this position will receive a $5,000 bonus after a year of service!!
Clinical supervision is offered. This program is a comprehensive, full service partnership (FSP) for 40 of the highest risk children/youth living in San Mateo County. It is designed to help children and youth achieve independence, stability and wellness within the context of their culture, community and family/caregiver. The program seeks to stabilize youth in the community using natural support structures and through working in collaboration with San Mateo County.
The clinician works collaboratively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team providing community oriented and strengths-based services to children and youth (ages 6-18) and their families. The family therapist will provide short-term intensive family therapy, when it has been identified as a need. S/he will also conduct timely comprehensive assessments, participate in marketing efforts, and complete all of the necessary paperwork associated with the intake process. This position will also share responsibility for ensuring the quality of customer service to youth and referral sources. S/he will give case overviews to program staff at the conclusion of the assessment period.
- Provides leadership in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of individualized service plans, including coordination of multiple services and treatment providers.
- Conducts individual, group, couples, family, and/or multi-family therapy utilizing therapeutic modalities such as CBT, DBT, Narrative, Structural, Trauma Focused CBT, or other best practices.
- Assumes responsibility for configuring, coordinating and facilitating youth services, including collaboration with referring providers, probation, child welfare, school districts, staff, and other professionals involved in a youth’s care.
- Assists youth and families in assessing strengths and needs, and helps them identify strategies to meet these needs, including enhancing natural supports and community resources.
- Provides case management services in the interest of youth and family advocacy, secures formal resources, and coordinates care.
- Executes a treatment plan that is strengths-based, with observable and measurable goals, utilizing promising and evidenced based or other best practices.
- Provides psycho-education to clients, family members, and team members.
- Completes documentation, billing, referrals, and required paperwork in a timely manner.
- Maintains confidential health records clients/families that are in compliance with HIPAA, insurance, and the San Mateo County Mental Health Regulations.
- Performs assigned duties in accordance with Agency Philosophy and Mission Statement.
- Utilizes Trauma Informed Principles and Practices.
Applied Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- APCC, AMFT, ASW
- Possesses speaking and writing fluency in both English and Spanish.
- Ability to assess the strengths and needs of youth, families, and support systems.
- Knowledge of public and private community resources.
- Ability to maintain billable Medi-Cal documentation of services provided.
- Demonstrated ability to work with families in a wide variety of cultural contexts and community settings. (e.g., home, school, satellite clinic, etc.).
- Experience working with children and families that have been or are involved in issues relating to abuse (e.g., verbal, physical, sexual, and neglect).
- Experience with working within a variety of treatment modalities including family systems work, individual, and group therapy, etc.