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Mental Health Therapist (Clinician)

Hanna Boys Center Sonoma, CA
  • Expired: 18 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Title: Mental Health Therapist (Clinician)
Department: Clinical
Supervisor: Chief Clinical Officer
Status: Exempt

Description:

The position of Clinician is responsible for providing and coordinating the therapeutic needs of clients on their assigned caseload, including providing trauma-specific and culturally informed direct services to a diverse group of adolescent males and providing trauma and culturally informed consultation to non-mental health direct staff in the milieu.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respect the Center’s faith, education and caring Catholic values
  • Provide safe environment for client.
  • Maintain a caseload of 14-15 clients for weekly individual therapy and/or overseeing alternative therapies.
  • Develop a clear understanding of the impact of ACEs and Urban ACEs of each client.
  • Lead or co-lead psychoeducational and/or therapy groups.
  • Incorporate appropriate evidence-based practices into client sessions.
  • Maintain positive communications with parents/guardians.
  • Provide parenting and family therapy sessions.
  • Manifest willingness to learn and share clinical skills and provide consultation to colleagues throughout milieu.
  • Participate in weekly internal department meetings and group supervision, as well as meetings with the residential and teaching staff.
  • Co-facilitate regular check-in groups with residents in the cottages and/or schools.
  • Lead multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings regarding residents.
  • Support the substance use/abuse early intervention and intervention protocols.
  • Establish with each client a clinically comprehensive psychotherapy individualized treatment plan, using the CANS-Trauma Comprehensive Assessment.
  • Re-assess client and revise treatment plan every 6 months.
  • Maintain weekly progress notes, quarterly and closing summaries.
  • Create after-care plans, including possible referrals and/or resources.
  • Demonstrate willingness to continue ongoing professional development.
  • Participate in weekly in-service and regularly trainings.
  • Supervise unlicensed clinicians and/or trainees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Mental Health Master’s Degree, or higher (e.g. Counseling or Clinical Psychology)
  • Licensed MFT or LCSW or PhD/PsyD.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use trauma-specific clinical techniques and therapies.
  • Demonstrates cultural humility and openness. Experience working cross-culturally. Knowledge of culturally responsive therapy a plus.
  • Experience with adolescent males.
  • Ability to provide trauma informed or trauma-specific services.
  • Comfort with working with substance use/abuse difficulties. Substance abuse treatment training and experience a plus.
  • Strong communication skills that demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Ability to communicate in a direct and constructive manner with colleagues.
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution strategies.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/ English) a plus.

Comments:

  • Must clear background check for a Community Care Licensed facility, including physical, tb and drug test.
  • Sit for extended periods of time and the ability to manage repetitive hand/wrist movements while using a computer keyboard and/or the phone.
  • Bend, squat, stoop, and walk up flight of stairs.
  • Lift and/or carry up to 20 lbs., occasionally. Duties are primarily performed in an office environment at a desk or computer terminal.

Please submit resume, cover letter and appropriate college transcripts to: jobs@hannacenter.org

Hanna Boys Center

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Sonoma, CA
USA