- Provide individual, group and family mental health services, including therapy, family consultation, case management, and prevention education.
- Provide relevant school-focused behavioral health services including, but not limited to:
- Classroom prevention education (e.g. communication skills, Anti-bullying/Be an Ally, mindfulness practices.)
- Teacher in-services on desired mental health topics
- Participate on school’s intervention teams (e.g. CARE teams.)
- Provide crisis intervention and trauma response as needed
- Participate in and/or lead climate and culture supportive programs, such as Day of Silence, restorative justice practices, etc.
- Provide family education opportunities as needed
- Consult with school administration, faculty and staff on specific youth and families and on school mental health issues in general. Participate is SST, IEP meetings.
- Work with school staff, teachers, administrators and parents to coordinate services.
- Complete all paperwork documentation in a timely manner including Medi-Cal documentation where relevant. Participate in monthly CQRT meetings
- Attend weekly clinical meetings for individual supervision and be an active participant of the clinical team in group case conference.
- Provide services to clients in an ethical, legal and professional manner, including HIPPA, CAMFT and NASW standards.
- Be familiar with and adhere to all agency policies and regulations.
- Competency in cultural issues related to race, ethnicity, nationality, class, religion, and sexual orientation required.
Skills and Knowledge:
- Experience working in schools with in a multicultural, diverse, urban community.
- Understanding of trauma-informed practices required.
- Experience and commitment to collaborating with parents, teachers and school staff.
- Experience with Medi-cal paperwork a plus.
- Spanish language highly desirable.
- Masters Degree in Counseling, Clinical Social Work or Psychology.
- Licensed or close to licensure preferred.
- A commitment to and strong belief in the mission of the agency
- Ability to maintain goals and priorities in dealing with varying challenges
- Ability to be flexible in working with people and organizations with different viewpoints.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Enjoys participating and positively impacting school culture, being a proactive, engaged mental health leader, mediating and advocating on behalf of children and families, enjoys and thrives collaborating in a complex culturally rich community system
- Open to self-reflection, introspection and exploring areas of self as they pertain to the clinical work.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, health and wellness program, Retirement planning, flexible spending account, and generous PTO. We also offer a competitive salary.
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