Full-Time, Mental Health Professional, Spanish Required

Full-Time, Mental Health Professional, Spanish Required

Full-Time, Mental Health Professional, Spanish Required

CIHCS

(Children’s In-Home Crisis Stabilization)

 

Job Summary:

The Mental Health Professional serves as a liaison between children/families and systems, and provides a wide range of services depending on the needs and expectations of each child and family.

 

Goals:

  1. Play lead role in a filed based crisis team that responds to crisis line calls 24/7 (on rotation, 1-2x/week) throughout the community (primarily hospitals and schools for on-call duties).
  2. Provide treatment to clients and their families in their home/school/community, to assist them in stabilizing and linking them to community resources.
  3. Meet productivity level as defined by management.
  4. Complete documentation as required by Supervisor and/or agency in a timely manner and meets the standards of HCA, HIPPA, Medi Cal and other funding sources

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide 24/7 (on call duties are on a rotation basis, 1-2x/week) intensive crisis intervention and critical safety management services based on an on-call schedule (stipend and flex time available upon approval for calls received outside of business hours).
  • Services are to be provided primarily in the home and to accommodate the client and family’s schedule.
  • Prove support to the individual child and family to help them cope with stressors related to emotional disturbance and stressors.
  • Conduct a thorough clinical assessment including chief complaint, history, mental status, needs of family and disposition. Assessment is to be focused on the crisis and safety concerns.
  • Develop and implement a Client Service Plan with collaboration of child and families, in order to provide Strength Based treatment.
  • Areas of clinical focus include interventions focused on safety, coping skills, problem solving, social support and communication.
  • Monitor child/family participation and progress in organized treatment programs to assure the planned provision of service according to the child’s individual treatment plan.
  • Participate as a member of multi-disciplinary team in all treatment plan reviews of children. Present case conceptualization and treatment plan in group supervision setting.
  • Consult, confer and coordinate with referring and other community agencies and resources to advocate for the mental health needs of the child/family.
  • Document all services provided for contract compliance as well as financial, statistical and other reporting purposes
  • Maintain contact with caregiver of clients who are hospitalized/respite/residential and participate in discharge planning and necessary collateral contacts.

 

Secondary Duties:

  • Attend all required trainings and meetings.
  • Participate in weekly individual and team group supervision.
  • Provide Family Line Support as needed.
  • Maintain updated statistics monthly.
  • Working on specific assignments related to the agency as a whole.

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field
  • Two years’ experience preferred
  • Valid California Driver’s License
  • Experience with families and children is preferred
  • Bilingual Spanish Required
  • Registration with BBS required

 

 To Apply:

Current interested staff members please submit completed Internal Job Application with all signatures (found on the Shared Drive>4 Staff Resources), to [email protected]  by August 26, 2020.

 

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