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Clinician - School Based Program

Company: Lincoln Child Center
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: Clinician - Elementary School Positions Available

PROGRAM: HOPE Program Alameda County

Cover Letter and Resume Required.

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor the Clinician provides direct clinical services and after-care to children in treatment, and their families; participates in intake assessments; and provides clinical direction to the treatment team.


  • Participate in intake process.
  • Obtain and complete necessary clinical records/documents within assigned time frames.
  • Complete outcome measurements within specified time lines.
  • Assess psychotherapeutic and case management needs of children and families and develop a treatment plan agreed on by the parent(s), placement agency and treatment team.
  • Provide crisis intervention to children and families in collaboration with the treatment team.
  • Develop agreed upon discharge plan and assess continuing care needs in collaboration with the Clinical Manager, parent(s), placement agency, and treatment team.
  • Ensure culturally sensitive and relevant treatment plans.
  • Provide consultation to milieu team and special education staff as needed in SBDT.
  • Provide consultation to regular education and administrative staff as needed in HOPE Programs.
  • Participate in planning and implementation of six-week summer program.
  • Involve the child and family members in the treatment plan and promote understanding.
  • Provide individual, group and family therapy as assigned.
  • Collaborate with other involved agencies.
  • Develop and monitor working treatment goals and objectives with measurable outcomes.
  • Meet agency expectations regarding levels of direct service.
  • Meet required deadlines for documentation.
  • Provide supervision and/or consultation to assigned student interns and volunteers.
  • Participate in treatment reviews, IEPs and other case conferences as needed.
  • Participate in weekly supervision, individual and group, as assigned.


  • M.S.W. or M.A./M.S. in relevant field, from an accredited graduate school program.
  • Possesses current license, is registered in internship toward licensure, or is license eligible.
  • Demonstrates potential to complete appropriate credentialing process.
  • Two years of experience in providing direct clinical services to children with emotional/learning problems and their families.


  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of inter-disciplinary teams; and ability to provide ongoing clinical consultation to assigned staff.
  • Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to and competence in dealing with cultural and socioeconomic diversity of client population.
  • The willingness and the ability to be trained, using our therapeutic and relationship-building philosophy that includes Collaborative Problem-Solving, Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI), and SAFE Environments training programs.
  • Physical fitness with the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, drop to one knee and get back up.
  • Physical ability to work on a keyboard to prepare reports and to enter data.
  • Valid California drivers license, with a clear driving record and personal vehicle insurance coverage.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements to bill for Medi-Cal services.

Cover Letter and Resume Required.

Keywords: Lincoln Child Center, Oakland , Clinician - School Based Program, Other , Oakland, California

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