Staff Therapist Different Programs
Job Details
Experienced
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$51,000.00 - $67,994.73 Salary/year
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

We have exciting Full-Time opportunities for well-qualified staff therapists working in any of our many programs here at La Familia. The Staff Therapist will maintain an active caseload of clients and meet monthly productivity goals; attend weekly group and individual clinical supervision; participate in weekly trainings as assigned by his/her clinical supervisor and LFCS administration; and attend weekly Outpatient Mental Health staff meetings. The staff therapist will work within all compliance standards; complete documentation in a timely manner per LFCS policy; and maintain strict confidentiality protocols. The staff therapist is also tasked with the responsibility of case management work. It is possible to accrue supervised clinical hours required for license as a MFT, LCSW, or Psychologist. We take pride in the high-quality training our clinic provides and are looking for a case manager / therapist interested in developing their clinical skills.

 

STAFF THERAPIST POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS & DEPARTMENTS:

Family Emergency Shelter Coalition

Outpatient Services

Proyecto Primavera

School Based Behavioral Health

TEAM

Unaccompanied Immigrant Youth

In Home Outreach

Qualifications
  • Graduate degree in mental health (e.g. PhD, Psy.D., MSW and/or MA in Psychology or related field). Must be registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences or Board of Psychology (or able to show proof of pending application); must be eligible for licensure via the BOP or BBS.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English Required.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of modern clinical psychology, including family systems, abnormal psychology, personality theory, diagnostic interviewing. Psychotherapy including brief therapy and behavior change, casework, systems theory, family therapy, community psychology and community mental health.
  • 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 effective treatment plans.
  • Excellent speaking and writing abilities.
  • Knowledge of use of computer systems such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and FileMaker Pro or similar database applications.
  • 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. 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS AND JOB SETTING:

  • Driving and access to a car is required
  • Periodic lifting up to 25 pounds is required
  • Position involves extensive computer use and sitting

OTHER COMPENSATION:

  • Full-time, Non-Exempt Position
  • Excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision benefits, vacation, sick, and holiday leave, life insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan.
  • Work life balance
  • Great working hours
  • Supportive/Collaborative work environment
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for Growth and Professional Development
  • Holiday and employee celebrations

 

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