Empowering Families, Ending Violence, and Developing Leaders
Duties and Responsibilities:
Client Services: Provide trauma-informed, client-centered, strengths and evidenced-based psychotherapy to minor children who have experienced one or more of the following: physical abuse, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, and/or emotional abuse; neglect, including parental chemical substance abuse; domestic violence and/or witness to violence in the home, child abduction, exposure to crime/violence in the community, victim of other criminal activity and or bullying per California Education Code48900(r). Psychotherapy services include; individual one-on-one and group weekly services. In addition, the AT Clinician will provide crisis intervention, case management, and linkages to resources, whilst working collaboratively with non-offending caregivers. Complete and maintain accurate records including informed consent, session notes, progress reports, business records, and monthly service reports. Conduct psycho-social assessments, and evaluate findings for completion of a holistic psycho-social treatment/case plan. Exercise all activities in accordance with the confidentiality, law, and ethics of the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences, the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and the National Association of Social Workers. Other duties as assigned. Multidisciplinary Partnership Liaison: While upholding confidentiality, communicates with multidisciplinary partners to advocate for clients; assists partners in addressing clients’ needs; facilitates communication between partners and clients; obtains police reports to assist in filing applications with the Victim Assistance Program; provides onsite partners with advocacy resources and materials; acts as a liaison between client and law enforcement; civil-legal services, victims assistance and medical staff professionals; coordinates with FJC staff on a daily basis to maintain order, rapport, and respect. Maintains close contact with each client’s authorized collateral resources and supports. Participates in scheduled staff and multidisciplinary team meetings, presenting relevant information on all case/treatment plans, changes, and onsite partner referrals. Completes follow-up on participants following the completion of services. Data Collection and Documentation: Maintains client files; documents all client contact; documents all onsite and offsite referrals, and outcomes; maintains all consents; gathers and enters statistical data resulting from advocate contacts into software system; audits software system on a monthly basis to ensure data align with ATFs. Training and Workshops: Training and Workshops: Participates in the provision of agency-wide training to staff and volunteers. Attends SU-sponsored staff meetings and training as assigned.
Must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy. Must be a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. A minimum of two years’ experience working with children of all ages who have experienced one or more of the following: physical abuse, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, and/or emotional abuse; neglect, including parental chemical substance abuse; domestic violence and/or witness to violence in the home, child abduction, exposure to crime/violence in the community, victim of other criminal activity and or bullying per California Education Code48900(r). Experience working in a multidisciplinary team setting is a plus.
Knowledge, Specialized Skills, and Abilities:
Must understand the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CARNA) and all mandated reporting laws. Have specified training in TF-CBT and other evidenced-informed modalities in the treatment of trauma in children. Must utilize an empowerment, client-centered, trauma-informed stance in the delivery of all efforts to support children recover from trauma, whilst recognizing the impacts of oppression and culture on the communities we serve. Candidate must also be an effective oral and written communicator, utilizing the highest standards of practice in the utilization of clinical documentation. Computer skills (MAC) excel, word, PowerPoint, and email. Bilingual Spanish/English required. Must demonstrate an acceptance and respect for cultural diversity in all its forms, including ethnicity, sexual orientation, abilities, and religious backgrounds and an ability to work collaboratively in an ethnically linguistically, and culturally diverse environment.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
This position is employed through The University Corporation (TUC).
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 am- 5 pm
Full Pay range: $31.97 - $46.52
The anticipated hiring range: $31.97 - $46.52+
Time Base: Full-Time
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403 (b), Life, AD&D, Flex Spending
THE SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO PASS A THOROUGH DEPARTMENT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND LIVE SCAN.
How to Apply
Please complete the online application/resume upload submission process to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will contact the best-qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.
Application Screening begins 6/13/23 and will continue until the position is filled.
To be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted before the date listed above.
Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please view the link below:
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.