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Mental Health Therapist

Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Fred Finch Youth & Family Services is a great place to work. Year after year, our employees make the difference in helping those with mental health issues. Whether you are just starting your career or a seasoned professional, you'll be able to find the right spot to help others at a TOP WORKPLACE in 2023. Alameda County In-Home Stabilization offers short-term, intensive home-based therapeutic services for youth, ages 3 to 20 and their families. By providing immediate treatment and ongoing support, including individual and family counseling, case management and 24-7 crisis call availability for up to six months, the program aims to prevent the need for placement of youth in group homes or higher-level facilities, preserving the family and home environment. The In-Home program uses innovative strategies to minimize safety risks while increasing the youth's hope, resilience and problem-solving capabilities.Join our team as: Mental Health Therapist - What You Will Do The Clinician is responsible for providing high quality, trauma-informed therapeutic services and care coordination to a diverse population of at-risk youth or young adults experiencing mental health symptoms, and their families. These developmentally appropriate, individualized services occur in residential and community locations including homes, schools, program offices, psychiatric emergency settings, clinics, crisis residential programs, and/or shelters. Shifts Available Full Time - afternoon and evenings required. Work remotely with clinical services provided in the community, office and telehealth settings. Salary Range In accordance with California law, the expected salary range for this California position is between $33.03 and $53.80 per hour. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law. Amazing Benefits with Affordable Copays - Click here for more detail. What You Bring to The Table (requirements): 1. M.A. Degree in Social Work or Counseling from an accredited college or university.2. Registered associate (AMFT or ACSW, or APCC with relevant experience with target population) with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Some programs may consider candidates who are able to obtain registered status within first six (6) months after hire. (If working in a program licensed by Community Care Licensing must meet minimum training and experience requirements - for more information please see _ILS.pdf )3. Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of diagnostic assessment, individual/family/group behavioral treatment methods for target population of program.4. Demonstrated knowledge of risk assessment, including danger to self or others, and effective community-based interventions.5. Demonstrated cultural responsiveness in working with diverse families and communities.6. Clean driving record: current CA Driver's License or ability to obtain within 10 days after hired.7. Must have access to dependable transportation; personal car insurance meeting minimum liability coverage required if position requires driving for work or transporting participants.8. Basic computer and keyboarding competence with the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and/or competency with electronic clinical documentation systems. _Preferred_ 1. One (1) year graduate school or post graduate experience with program target population (Example: intellectually disabled, homeless, teens or young adults, seriously emotionally disturbed).2. Applies a strength-based, culturally responsive, trauma-informed, and flexible approach to supervision, participant and community service, in order to support participant recovery, health, and wellness.3. Exhibits strong behavioral, crisis management and family/individual/group therapy skills.4. Fluency in prevailing language(s) of the community. Our Mission: "Fred Finch Youth & Family Services partners with individuals and communities to provide culturally responsive services that cultivate mental and physical resilience and wellness." Fred Finch Youth Center Glassdoor Reviews Txt FFJOBS to 22100 for a current list of openingsJob Type: Full-timePay: $33.03 - $53.80 per hourBenefits: Flexible scheduleWork setting: In-personWork Location: In person

Keywords: FRED FINCH YOUTH CENTER, Oakland , Mental Health Therapist, Other , Oakland, California

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