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Part-Time Bilingual Mental Health Therapist

Company: Seneca Family of Agencies
Location: Atascadero
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

The Bilingual Mental Health Therapist is part of a multi-disciplinary team of clinical professionals providing mental health services children and their caregivers with a family systems approach. Specialty populations include foster and adopted children, those being raised by relatives, and children 0-5 population. The Mental Health Therapist will participate in the daily provision of services to clients within the program through assessment, diagnosing, direct mental health therapy and case management functions in family systems, strength-based model. Provide services at the program site and in the community, including hospitals, schools, and family homes -Seneca supports clinicians towards licensure and beyond. -We provide -individual and group supervision, regular -clinical case conferences, and -licensure and renewal courses -led by field experts. Expenses such as outside trainings or licensure fees can be mitigated through your -clinical training stipend, and you will receive a -$4,000 salary increase -upon getting licensed. Looking to expand your clinical skills even more? Apply for a -Professional Development Scholarship -and achieve certifications in areas such as CBT, DBT, EMDR, or Spanish for mental health practitioners. Training and growth opportunities in the agency are abundant, and Seneca is committed to helping you advance in your career! - - - -Seneca's comprehensive employee benefits package ensures that you are just as supported outside of work. We provide -75% of your medical premium, and -full coverage -for dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, long-term disability, and life insurance. We also cover -50% of premiums for dependents. Our -fully-paid -Employee Assistance Program -provides mental health support as well as work and life services, and you will accrue -5 weeks of paid time off -every year. - -Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. We are committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages people of color to apply. Our programs are deeply engaged in conversations and trainings on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion -in order to bring equity and justice to the youth and families we serve.

Promptly respond to referrals of children and adolescents who present with symptoms of psychiatric disordersComplete assessment and evaluation process of assigned clients including obtaining consents for all aspects of treatment, obtaining relevant documents and meeting/speaking with various adults or professionals involved in the client's life in order to develop and implement the treatment planAbility to work with 0-5 population or interest in attending certification training a plus.On cases that indicate a medical necessity for treatment, implement a case specific treatment plan in order to provide mental health services including individual, family and group therapy in addition to case management, linkage and consultation with community resources including schools and other providers.Maintain availability for crisis intervention servicesComplete regular, timely reviews of all assigned casesComply with all requirements of child abuse reporting, Medi-Cal compliance and confidentiality in accordance with standards set by Seneca Family of AgenciesAssists with creating and updating assigned portions of electronic client files according to established proceduresMaintains strict confidentiality of client and business operations informationConduct self in a manner reflecting credit on the agency and complies with agency policies and procedures as outlined by supervisors and administratorsProvide services at the program site and in the community, including hospitals, schools and family homes

Masters degree in social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy or similar fieldBilingual in Spanish and English required. -Eligible to register with the California BBS and always maintain current registration/licensureDirect work experience providing therapy-based services to children, adolescents and families requiredMust have experience and understanding of the clinical diagnostic process and utilization of the DSM-VDirect work experience and/or understanding of clinical issues pertaining to children in the child welfare system, adoption, relative care giving a plusExperience working with trauma and attachment issues a plusCompetent in Medi-Cal documentation requirements.Valid CA driver's license and insurable under Seneca Family of Agencies insurance policyFingerprint Clearances through the DOJ and FBI.Excellent organizational, analytical, and computer skills; ability to multitask and prioritize projects

Part-time -

Starting at $35.10 per hour. Actual salary is dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualifications for the role.$4000 salary increase upon BBS licensure.Generous salary increase each year.Comprehensive employee benefits package, including 75% paid premiums for medical and fully covered dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, long-term disability, and life insurance, as well as 50% paid premiums for dependents. -Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan.403b Retirement Plan.Prorated 5 weeks of flexible paid time off. -Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure.Training stipend and professional development opportunities. -Opportunities to develop specialized skills, including clinical supervision and evidence-based practices. -Key Words: -Social Worker, Mental Health, MFT, MSW, PCC, ASW, AMFT, APCC, LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, Therapist, Therapy, Social Work, Non-profit, Nonprofit, Youth, Advocate, Family, Children, Families, Behavioral Health, Healthcare

Keywords: Seneca Family of Agencies, Santa Maria , Part-Time Bilingual Mental Health Therapist, Other , Atascadero, California

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