We are currently seeking an experienced Field Based Spanish Speaking Mental Health Therapist- Wraparound Program. The Wraparound approach is a family-centered, strengths-based, needs-driven planning and service delivery process. It advocates for family-professional partnerships to ensure family voice, choice and ownership. The family, their supports and team work together in order to develop a unique plan to ensure permanency and stability for the youth in his/her home and community. The Child and Family Team Meetings (CFTM) engage families in developing an individualized planning process and formulate out-come based plans using family strengths to assure family voice and choice. The Clinician is responsible for providing community based mental health services to children and families enrolled in the Wraparound program. The target focal population of Wraparound participants consist of children and youth who are at high risk for being placed into a higher level of care and have histories of abuse, neglect and/or incarceration. Services consist of assessments, individual and group therapy, and development of a treatment plan to guide the multi-disciplinary team treating the clients mental health needs. Clinicians perform services which are within the scope of their training and experience.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Provide intensive, short or long term individual and group therapy both on site and in the field when appropriate
· Complete bio-psychosocial assessments and develop treatment plans designed to help facilitate clients growth and to assist with clients ability to interact in the community
· Assessing and monitoring clients condition to ensure successful transition and stabilization in the community
· Caseload size will be determined based on the type of services provided, location of services, and severity of cases
· Maintain timely and detailed clinical records of all client interactions, and other required documentation, which conforms to standards of best practice, and Department of Mental Health guidelines
· Participate in weekly staff meetings and case reviews as necessary
· Work in a multidisciplinary team to provide quality services to individuals
· Collaborate with treatment team to ensure the team is assisting with appropriate referrals and linkages into the community including IEP’s, housing, afterschool programs, drug and alcohol services, medical care, and other services as needed
· Maintain appropriate registration/licensure with the State of California's Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), including completion of state required continuing education credits, and hours of supervision
· Work on a rotational 24/7 on- call basis to respond to client and family crisis when necessary
We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision Care, Aflac, Life Insurance; PTO, Holiday Pay; 403 Retirement Plan and Wellness Plan.
JOB TYPE: Full-time
Southern California Health & Rehabilitation Program (SCHARP) was founded February 1994 as a non-profit entity for the purpose of providing mental health and rehabilitation services to vulnerable ethnic minority populations in Southern California Los Angeles. The mission of Southern California Health and Rehabilitation Program (SCHARP) is to provide quality mental health and social services to vulnerable populations in South Los Angeles. These populations consist of mentally ill, homeless mentally ill, multi-diagnosed individuals with substance abuse disorder, interface with the criminal justice system. By providing culturally relevant and sensitive services which are designed to improve the quality of their lives, SCHARP will have a significant impact upon the neediest residents of this community.
The requirements listed below are representative
of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job
· Required: MFT, MSW, or clinical psychology licensed or waivered, with at least one to two years of experience providing services to children and youth with mental illness and/or substance abuse issues in a mental health environment;
· Required- Spanish Speaking (can write and speak Spanish fluently)
· Knowledge of Evidenced Based Practices, Trauma Informed Care, and Shared Core Practice Model, and Motivational Interviewing preferred
· Strong written and oral communication skills
· Must have valid California driver's license and the availability of a car with adequate insurance.
· Must be able to do field work and availability of rotating on call schedule
· Must be able to pass the Criminal National and Local Background Livescan check
Aat least one to two years of experience providing services to children and youth with mental illness and/or substance abuse issues in a mental health environment
MFT, MSW, or clinical psychology licensed or waivered