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Therapist (San Rafael, CA)

Catholic Charities of San Francisco San Rafael ,CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $54,000 to $59,500 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Catholic Charities SF, the not-for-profit service arm of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, is one of the Bay Area's largest human services organizations. Catholic Charities SF provides programs and services for 70,000 people in need within the three county regions of San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo Counties. Catholic Charities SF's programs include a full spectrum of services for families and youth, single parents, aging adults, persons living with HIV, refugees and immigrants, homeless and those at risk of being homeless, individuals with physical disabilities, and incarcerated adults and youth. In conjunction with Mercy/Charities Housing Inc., Catholic Charities SF is also a recognized leader in a not-for-profit housing development. 

 Pay Range

$54,000-$59,500 annually

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

PSYCHOTHERAPY AND SUPERVISION
 
  • Participate in monthly Child, Family Team meetings to direct client’s provision of services.
  • Psychotherapy as indicated in the treatment plan; generally, 2 times per week per client.
  • Family therapy and collateral work as needed.
  • Weekly individual supervision for one hour and group supervision for 2 hours.
  • Regular and timely authorization documentation
  • Regular participation in the QA activities of the mental health department
  • Regular meetings with residential staff to discuss case progress
  • Documentation of all therapy and counseling sessions in progress notes. Therapists are expected to bill for at least 50% of their time in the agency.

CASE REVIEW AND MANAGEMENT
 
  • Communicate with County Social Workers and families to co-ordinate on-going treatment.
  • Attend monthly client rounds meetings to discuss medication management and other treatment issues with staff and consulting psychiatrist
  • Meet with teachers as needed
  • Attend IEP meetings
  • Coordinate home visits and all other out-of-agency visits – e.g., appearances in court

DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES
 
  • Participate in on-call system for after hours coverage of psychiatric emergencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience
 
  • Candidates must be licensed or license eligible MA, MSW, registered with the BBS
  • Experience with children and families in a residential treatment center or psychiatric hospital, and/or experience with extremely dysfunctional families and seriously emotionally disturbed children
  • Experience in assessment and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MediCal approved clinical documentation is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
 
  • Ability to write & communicate clearly.
  • Ability to provide accurate, timely documentation
  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in cross-cultural situations.

Council on Accreditation (COA) Roles
 
  • Is responsible for accurate and timely data entry that aids Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) reporting and case record reviews
  • Is responsible for accurate and timely submission of case records.
  • Serves on a quarterly case record review committee for Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) reporting.
  • Serves on department or program Performance and Quality Improvement PQI Committee responsible for monitoring goals and reporting.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
  • Occasional bending, standing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, twisting, and walking.
  • Occasional lifting, pushing, and pulling.
  • Occasional repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.
  • Driving is required for this position.

If driving a car is required for the position, incumbent must have a valid California driver's license and be able to provide proof of DMV record and personal insurance (if required).
          
WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
  • The work environment includes homes, schools, offices, and community resources such as recreation facilities, churches or various outing and store locations.
  • May include contact with clients with mental health issues who demonstrate behaviors such as cursing, shouting, running away, self-harm and violence.
  • Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions while monitoring clients in the outside courtyard and assisting clients to and from transportation vehicles.
  • May be exposed to odors such as fragrances, cleaning products, and clients who experience difficulties with personal hygiene.     

 DISCLAIMER:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is committed to providing equal employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, legal domicile status, veteran status, disability or AIDS/HIV status or any other characteristic protected under federal or state law.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Department or Program: St. Vincents School for Boys
This is a full time position
Union status: Non-union
Fingerprinting clearance: Required
TB Screening: Required
First Aid Certificate: No First Aid required

Company Description
Catholic Charities Volunteer Services – Under the direction of the Chief Development Officer, Volunteer Services recruits, trains and retains volunteers for the 35 programs Catholic Charites operates in San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin counties.

The Volunteer coordinator has a dynamic role and is the connector between the 35 programs of Catholic Charities SF and volunteers. The position, with support of the Volunteer Manager, works closely with programs to assess their needs and then find the right volunteer to fill them.

Catholic Charities of San Francisco

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Catholic Charities Volunteer Services – Under the direction of the Chief Development Officer, Volunteer Services recruits, trains and retains volunteers for the 35 programs Catholic Charites operates in San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin counties. The Volunteer coordinator has a dynamic role and is the connector between the 35 programs of Catholic Charities SF and volunteers. The position, with support of the Volunteer Manager, works closely with programs to assess their needs and then find the right volunteer to fill them.

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