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Bilingual Mental Health Therapist

Company: Seneca Center
Location: lake forest
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Seneca Family of Agencies is seeking Bilingual Mental Health Therapists to serve youth in our Orange County Mental Health Clinic. Therapists are a part of a multi-disciplinary team of clinical professionals providing mental health services to children who are Orange County Medi-Cal clients. The Bilingual Mental Health Therapist collaborates with agency staff, caregivers, other professionals, and interested parties to formulate and implement comprehensive treatment plans for children receiving mental health services.

Seneca supports clinicians towards licensure and beyond. We provide individual and group supervision, regular clinical case conferences, and licensure and renewal courses led by field experts. Expenses such as outside trainings or licensure fees can be mitigated though your clinical training stipend, and you will receive a $4000 salary increase upon getting licensed. Looking to expand your clinical skills even more? Apply for a Professional Development Scholarship and achieve certifications in areas such as CBT, DBT, EMDR, or Spanish for mental health practitioners. Training and growth opportunities in the agency are abundant, and Seneca is committed to helping you advance in your career!

Seneca is always looking for ways to actively empower and uplift traditionally marginalized communities. We are honored to lead a nationwide effort, Todo Por Mi Familia, a campaign to find and connect families who sought asylum in the United States to mental health services. Seneca's agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve.

Responsibilities

* Provides effective individual, group, and family therapy. * Coordinates case management services for clients and caregivers. * Provides crisis intervention with clients as needed. * Collaborates with agency staff, caregivers, other professionals and interested parties to formulate and implement individual client treatment plans, behavioral programs and interventions. * Completes and submits documentation in accordance with County and Agency guidelines and standards as required. * Acts as a resource for caregivers, and other interested parties to assess and respond to client's needs. * Participates in agency meetings, staff forums and trainings as required. * In order to provide continuity of care, collaborates with other community-based providers of service, which may include public or private schools, Regional Center, community-based mental health providers, private physicians, etc.

Qualifications

* Master's Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling or other Behavioral Sciences required. * Must maintain current licensure or be eligible to register with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an ASW or MFTi. * Bilingual Spanish/English required. * Direct work experience providing therapy based services to children, adolescents and families, a plus! * Valid California driver's license and insurability through Seneca's automobile policy. * Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements. * Must have experience and understanding of the clinical diagnostic process and utilization of the DSM-V.

Schedule

* Full-time: Tuesday-Saturday

Benefits

* Starting at $58,500 annually, commensurate with experience + 10% salary increase upon passing Spanish language proficiency exam * Additional $4000 salary increase for BBS licensure * Annual performance evaluations provide the potential for a generous salary increase each year * 5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays * Relocation assistance may be available * Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage and partially paid premiums for dependents * Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan * 403b Retirement Plan * Training stipend and professional development opportunities * Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure * Opportunities to develop specialized skills, including clinical supervision and evidence-based practices * Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington

Keywords: Seneca Center, Lake Forest , Bilingual Mental Health Therapist, Other , lake forest, California

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