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Classroom Therapist

Company: Seneca Family of Agencies
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for supporting the mental health needs of BIPOC youth? So do we, and we're hiring a Classroom Therapist to join one of our close-knit school teams. -

We're looking for an enthusiastic Classroom Therapist who's dedicated to providing outstanding mental health, case management, and consultation services to grades K-5 students at our Oakland-based nonpublic school, Maya Angelou Academy (MAA). As a Classroom Therapist, you'll collaborate with MAA's knowledgeable -school staff to oversee therapeutic and case management services, conduct mental health assessments, as well as create and implement individual behavioral plans. Our Classroom Therapists continually grow in expertise around clinical issues in the classroom and find evidence-based and creative ways to foster a therapeutic milieu that solves these challenges. -

If this position aligns with your experience and passion, consider joining Seneca's Maya Angelou Academy with a $2000 sign-on bonus (for new Seneca employees). Apply today!

Seneca Family of Agencies has been nominated among the Bay Area's Top Workplaces for several consecutive years. We're committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities with a network of excellent mental health, community-based, and educational services. We're also committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourage people of color to apply. Our programs are deeply engaged in conversations and training on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to bring equity and justice to the youth and families we serve.

  • Conduct therapy sessions with students and families -
  • Provide case management and social services -
  • Create and monitor students' behavioral goals -
  • Oversee classroom behavioral interventions -
  • Monitor psychotropic medications -
  • Develop initial, individual, and family therapy contacts
  • Provide consultation to the education team


    • Master's degree in Social Work, Family & Marriage Therapy, Counseling, Psychology, or a related field -
    • Eligible to register with the California BBS -
    • TB test clearance, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements
    • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster -


      • Experience working in a day-treatment center or residential facility


        • Full-time, in-person

          • School-based schedule, including the extended school year -

          • 5 weeks of paid time off, 11 paid holidays, and additional paid school break days


            • Starting at $64,500-$78,500 per year, with actual salary dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualifications for the role

              • $4000 salary increase upon licensure
              • Salary increase upon passing a bilingual language proficiency exam may be available -
              • $2000 sign-on bonus for new Seneca employees! -
              • Salary increases each year -

              • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including: -

                • Full dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, and fertility coverage -
                • Family leave, long-term disability, and life insurance -
                • Partially paid premiums for dependants -
                • 403b retirement plan
                • Employer-Paid Assistance Plan (EAP)

                • 5 weeks of flexible paid time off, 11 paid holidays, and additional paid school break days -
                • Seneca supports clinicians toward licensure and beyond:

                  • Individual and group supervision, regular clinical case conferences, and licensure and renewal courses led by field experts
                  • Expenses such as outside training or licensure fees can be mitigated through a clinical training stipend

Keywords: Seneca Family of Agencies, Oakland , Classroom Therapist, Healthcare , Oakland, California

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