Behavioral Health Therapist
Are you ready to be part of a team with a mission to improve the lives of children and their families? We are looking for a dedicated Behavioral Health Therapist for our Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) Program to ensure children and families receive culturally responsive mental health services.
Now offering a $2,000 sign-on bonus for this position!
Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish/English are encouraged to apply.
As a Behavioral Health Therapitist, you will work as an adjunctive clinician on a multi-disciplinary team in supporting children who are at risk for psychiatric hospitalization or residential treatment. Our program provides children and families with services that promote stability and improved success at home and in the community. TBS is a short term (8 to 10 month) behaviorally focused intervention that serves youth ages 2 to 21. We believe a key factor in sustaining behavioral change is including families and caregivers in every aspect of treatment. Services are based in community locations (home, school) in order to truly meet the youth and family where they are.
“My program stands out because of the amazing amount of expertise and generosity of all of my coworkers. My clients are some of the most inspiring and resilient humans, and their progress, as well as my privilege at being a small part of their lives, make it all worth it.”
- Seneca TBS Social Worker
Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. We are committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourage people of color to apply. Our programs are deeply engaged in conversations and trainings on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to bring equity and justice to the youth and families we serve.
- Serve as an adjunctive clinician on a multi-disciplinary team designed to serve clients and their families for 8 to 10 months.
- Provide non-traditional counseling, therapy, and targeted interventions to ensure stabilization in the home setting.
- Provide therapeutic services to youth and families in their community or home setting.
- Cultivate and maintain relationships with community members and providers.
- Presentations to community partners as it relates to assigned youth’s treatment progress.
- Facilitate treatment team meetings, including youth, family members, community members, Probation Officers and/or Child Welfare Workers.
- When necessary, participate in all treatment reviews, program staff meetings, and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings.
- Maintain timely and accurate clinical documentation and agency-assigned paperwork.
- Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy or similar field.
- Eligible to register with the California BBS and maintain current registration/licensure at all times.
- Bilingual Spanish/English abilities are preferred.
- Own vehicle, valid California Driver’s License and insurance.
- Clearance of TB test, fingerprinting, and any other State/Federal requirements.
- Experience in working with children and families in community-based settings a plus!
- Must show proof of Covid-19 fully vaccinated and boosted.
- Monday - Friday.
- Full-time, flexible schedule with the ability to work some evening/weekend hours as needed.
- Starting at $67,000 - $81,000 annually. Actual salary is dependent upon creditable experience above the minimum qualifications for this role
- $4000 salary increase upon licensure
- Additional compensation provided upon passing bilingual language proficiency exam.
- Salary increases each year.
- Mileage reimbursement.
- 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.
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