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Psychotherapist

Company: WestCoast Children's Clinic
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

$2,000 Sign-on Bonus for hires by September 30th $4,000 Bonus for Bilingual hires (Spanish) by September 30th Who are we? WestCoast Children's Clinic (WCC) aims to improve the well-being of children and families who live at the intersection of racism, poverty, and systemic indifference. Our mission is threefold, namely to: provide community-based mental health services to children, youth, and their families regardless of their ability to pay; train mental health professionals; and use data to improve services and advocate on behalf of the young people we serve. Working here means being part of an organization that is client-centered, trauma-informed, collaborative, and committed to justice and equity. We integrate direct service, training, policy, and research to root our work in the experiences of children and families and advocate for system changes that will improve the lives of young people. WestCoast Children's Clinic is seeking skilled Mental Health Clinicians who are committed to the social and emotional wellbeing of children, youth, and families. WCC Clinicians work with children and youth to help them discover who they are and what they can become. You will be joining a team of clinicians, case managers, and support counselors who provide intensive mental health services, including psychosocial assessments, crisis stabilization, individual and family therapy, and case management. We now offer a six-month new clinician training program designed to address the development of skill areas such as complex trauma, childhood development and attachment, cultural awareness and sensitivity, collaboration and teamwork, child and adolescent clinical concepts, and community mental health. Clinical Programs WestCoast provides mental health services through five specialized programs: Psychological Assessment/Testing, Outpatient Clinical Services, Transition Age Youth Services (TAYS) Program, and STAT (Screening, Stabilization and Transition Program). Our interventions vary in scope and range, bound by a commitment to meet our clients' needs. As a Outpatient Clinial Psychotherapist, you will: Provide screening, assessment, and therapeutic interventions; assess cognitive, emotional and social functioning and needs; facilitate the identification and engagement in mental health services. Provide individual and family therapy, caregiver guidance, collateral contacts. Work with a case manager as part of a care team to best serve youth. Provide intensive mental health, clinical case management, and wrap-around service development, including crisis intervention and stabilization Conduct services at WCC and in the community (youth's homes and communities, other agencies, and schools); travel is required Collaborate with other professionals within WCC and partnering agencies Engage with program leadership to foster a continuum of quality improvement and strength-building strategies for enhanced client services. Job Requirements Master's or doctoral degree in psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or social work with current CA BBS/BOP license or registration. Direct clinical experience working with youth who have experienced abuse and neglect, community violence, commercial sexual exploitation, and/or other trauma, foster care, and community mental health. Demonstrated clinical skill in assessment, evaluation, treatment, and crisis intervention. Sensitivity and awareness in recognizing and addressing race, gender, power, and privilege, and how these impact community mental health. Ability to manage time and work efficiently; to be well-organized and complete timely documentation; and to work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team. Proven effectiveness working with clients who have complex traumatic histories and attachment difficulties. Clean CA DMV record Bilingual clinicians and clinicians of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Pay and Benefits Salary range for all clinician positions is $60,000-$64,000+ annually depending on experience and current licensure status, plus a 5% language differential, if applicable. Benefits: Competitive pay commensurate with experience Bilingual pay differential for qualified candidates (5% of yearly salary) Quarterly and yearly incentive compensation plans (performance-based), and retirement plan contribution 100% Employer paid medical (base plan, Kaiser HMO), dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term disability coverage for full-time employees Variety of medical plan options including a variety of carriers and types of plans 403b retirement plan with ROTH and 403b contribution options Flex-spending options - Medical, Dependent Care and Commuter Plans 20 days paid time off per year (equivalent to 4 weeks), 14 Paid Holidays, plus Self-Care Leave (additional PTO accrual with increased years of service) Professional development stipend Weekly supervision and case conference CEUs for trainings Monthly wellness stipend Join us and make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and families in the Bay Area. WestCoast Children's Clinic is passionate about leading and encouraging open conversations around race, gender, power, and privilege, and how these impact community mental health. Our staff affinity groups include Staff of Color Council, LGBTQ Staff Group, White Accountability Group, and Equity and Inclusion Council. WCC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diminishing the influence of privilege and discrimination in our field and our workplace, whether due to differences concerning age, citizenship, color, disability, marital or parental status, race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation. Employment Type: Contract Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $60,000 - $64,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: WestCoast Children's Clinic, Oakland , Psychotherapist, Other , Oakland, California

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