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Staff Therapist II- Re-Entry Program

La Familia Counseling Service in Hayward, CA, USA

Compensation

$50,000 to $65,461.50 Annually

Benefits Offered

Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“Lot's of room for growth and Excellent Benefits Package!!!”

Position Overview: We are seeking two Clinicians who will provide evidence-based psychotherapeutic intervention and treatment services for participants and their families.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the evaluation of strengths and needs, the formulation of diagnoses, and the development of treatment plans

  • Prepares social case histories with particular emphasis upon psycho-social factors affecting the client and family system

  • Provides psycho-therapeutic intervention, treatment, and other related mental health services to participants and their families

  • Coordinates with other staff members and community agencies in carrying out treatment and/or rehabilitation plans

  • Participates in staff development programs and in conferences regarding clients and professional clinical approaches

  • Interprets and explains to clients, relatives, community groups about social and emotional factors pertaining to mental illness and substance use

  • Refers clients to appropriate community agencies

  • Provides quality documentation

  • Utilizes a personal computer to send and receive work-related electronic mail, and access and maintain electronic records and files

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in mental health/social work field (e.g. Ph.D, PSY.D., MSW, or MFT) and licensed in the State of California

  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred

  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system and the needs of returning citizens

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of modern clinical psychology, trauma-informed care, and co-occurring disorders

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and staff of all levels

  • Ability to determine the needs of individual situations regarding diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, taking an effective course of action, and follow through with treatment plans

  • Excellent speaking and writing abilities

  • Knowledge for use of computer systems such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Valid California driver’s license and current automobile insurance

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Assumes responsibility for doing assigned work and for meeting deadlines. Completes assigned work on or before deadlines in accordance with directives, policies, standards and proscribed procedures.

  • Demonstrates an awareness of and sensitivity to clients including cultural and ethical beliefs; and implements care in a thorough, skillful, consistent and continuous manner.

  • Knowledge of community resources for client referrals.

  • Attends work regularly and adheres to policies and procedures regarding absences and tardiness. Provides adequate notice to supervisor and management with respect to vacation time and time-off requests.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues including client confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of client care and department functioning.

  • Performs other duties as necessary.

    TEAM COMMITMENT:

  • Viewed by others to be an effective team member who is flexible, cooperative, and willing to assist others; and acts as a resource to team members and clients where appropriate.

  • Handles difficult or conflict situations constructively and seeks appropriate assistance.

  • Takes accountability for own actions and accepts constructive criticism.

  • Attends all mandatory meetings and staff meetings as required, and actively participates in other departmental professional development including providing training and consultation.

  • Participates in the assessment of current and future department learning needs and assist in the development of learning plans.

  • Observes and keeps self-informed of activities in the department and makes recommendations for change.

  • Develops and maintains cooperative and courteous relationships with fellow employees, supervisor, managers in other departments, senior management and executive staff, and community stakeholders.

  • Tactfully and effectively handles requests, suggestions and complaints from other departments and persons in order to maintain good will within the agency.

    COMPENSATION:

  • Full-time, Exempt, Union Position

  • Licensed Master's $65,461.50; Master’s Level $57,120.00;

    Non-Licensed $50,000.00 (plus bilingual differential) Excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision benefits, vacation, sick, and holiday leave.

  • External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws.

    ***For positions that require a degree, La Familia requires that potential candidates provide proof of having received their degree.

    La Familia is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, welcoming, and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status.

La Familia Counseling Service

About La Familia Counseling Service:

La Familia has a 40 year history of providing high-quality mental health and community support services in the San Francisco Bay Area. The agency started as part of a grassroots movement and our ties to the community remain deep and passionate. La Familia is committed to building a vibrant and multicultural agency to provide services that meet the needs of the individuals and families in our community. Our current work includes:
- Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
- Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
- Community Outreach Services
- Education and Employment Services
- Substance Use Wellness and Recovery
- Leadership to Community Coalitions to Advance Equity Initiatives
- Reentry Services

Company address: 26081 Mocine Avenue Hayward, Ca 94544

Posted date: 21 days ago

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