Outpatient mental health therapist
Be the reason a child thrives
We’re looking forward to you joining children’s bureau because we see the value in everyoneIf you love making a positive impact in people’s lives, then children’s bureau is the right family for you!
Diversity is a core value at children’s bureauWe are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all staff, and people leadersWe believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.
Our community commitment:
Our mission is protecting vulnerable children through prevention, treatment, and advocacy
Our vision is seeing children thrive in strong families and communities
Your wellness matters: to stay healthy, we have wellness programs designed to prioritize employee health and overall wellness, as well as drive engagement, compassion, and connectedness throughout the agencyWe are a trauma informed organization that is leading the charge in creating trauma informed resilience-oriented communities
Robust total rewards package that includes medical, vision, dental, 401(k), life insurance and flexible spending account
12 paid holidays per year and generous paid time off policy that allows for work life balance
This role is eligible for public service loan forgiveness (pslf)
To prevent the spread of covid-19 we are working 100% remote based on client’s needs.
Our staff is up to 93% fully vaccinated so these roles require to be fully vaccinated
Commitment to your professional development:
We are proud to announce that children’s bureau is an award winner for 2021 in the association for talent development’s (atd) best award for our internal learning platform, children’s bureau universityThe agency is among 71 organizations from around the globe and the single non-profit organization to receive the award this year
Learn more about your job:
The purpose for this role is to implement outpatient services to eligible children and their families that are integrated, individualized, and tailored to the outpatients needsThe licensed therapist provides clinical interventions designed to reduce mental health impairments, promote client and family safety, and increase family stability for the client and family.
The outpatient therapist also provides family, individual, conjoint, and group psychotherapy as necessary to promote the development of parenting/child management skills consistent with maintaining an environment that is both safe and sufficiently structured to support the safe and successful residence of the client in the communityThis role promotes family-centered, strengths-based approaches to service delivery that encourage functioning in the school and home environments.
Under the general oversight of the program supervisor or his/her designee, conduct dmh intake-assessment and clinical diagnostic evaluation, provide coordination of treatment planning and implementation, and develop the service plans.
Demonstrate intervention techniques and provide behavioral interventions in a manner consistent with the individualized service plan and mental health objectives.
Provide family, individual, conjoint, and group psychotherapeutic interventions that are school and family-centered and strengths-based.
Achieve established service delivery/ productivity expectation of 65% of a 40-hour work week.
Meet the documentation standards of completing all documentation per dmh and cb policy within 24 hours from date of service.
Provide system-oriented interventions for each client’s family, foster family, and support systemSystem interventions include a full range of collaborative activities with other members of the mental health treatment team and interagency teams.
Provide direct case management interventions as required.
Participate in weekly utilization management supervision, monthly clinical supervision, and evidenced based practice group sessions as required.
Work closely with case managers, tbs workers, behavioral specialists, and other therapists as available to facilitate implementation of the child/family treatment plan.
Complete all charting/paperwork within the same day of service delivery and ensure all billable activity is entered on time.
Document 100% of activity in compliance with state of california standards for medi-cal, short-doyle, epsdt service delivery.
Participate in quality assurance activities such as peer review.
Attend and participate in all training events focused on service philosophy, efficiency issues, and clinical delivery issues as approved by program supervisor.
Participate in outcome-oriented data collection for program evaluation.
Participate in a multi-cultural team approach that is sensitive to the cultural and linguistic needs of the families served.
Maintain confidentiality in matters of agency operations, personnel, and clients.
As a mandated reporter, must follow child abuse reporting guidelines and report all suspicions of child abuse and/or neglect.
What you will need to bring:
Two (2) years direct service experience with severely emotionally disturbed clients in an inpatient or outpatient health care setting (internship and/or practicum time may be substituted).
One (1) year case management experience preferred.
Master`s degree in psychology, social work, childcare counseling, education or development required.
Licensed with either associate marriage and family therapist (amft), licensed clinical social worker, or registered psychologist in active status with state of california board of behavioral sciences or board of psychology required.
On the 2nd anniversary with children`s bureau, you will receive the $10,000 bonus (subject to taxes).