21st of July 2022
We are currently seeking a Bilingual Clinician to join our residential team. The Bilingual Clinician is primarily responsible for the therapeutic needs and continuum of the clinical care of the Unaccompanied Children (UC) in accordance with Agency policies and procedures, licensing standards, and federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. The Clinician provides individual, group, and family therapy for the Unaccompanied Children (UC), conducts assessments, and works in collaboration with multidisciplinary treatment teams to develop treatment plans and conduct utilization reviews. Other duties include but are not limited to:
- Complete a comprehensive psychological assessment to initiate ongoing behavioral health counseling for UC; complete the intake for each UC at time of admission, admission, and assessment of new residents/children.
- Complete assessments at the point of intake, throughout the treatment process, and at discharge to ensure residents treatment plans are meeting established goals and objectives.
- Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate individual and group therapy sessions to address UCs emotional, mental, and social well-being and as outlined in the treatment plan.
- Always comply with HIPAA privacy regulations and maintain confidentiality.
- Utilize positive child management techniques, including verbal re-direction, de-escalation, and physical containment when handling behavioral issues and crises with residents.
- Coordinate and complete discharge or placement services.
- Complete detailed and accurate reports to the Division of Unaccompanied Children’s Services (DUCS) on time (per report deadline) and as requested. Establish goals/treatment through a collaborative process with the UC utilizing advanced counseling skills, including evidence-based practices and screening (assessments); create and update treatment plans, including resident treatment goals and activity formulation.
- Provide emergency crisis intervention and on-call clinical services when needed.
- Work closely with Lead Clinician, clinical staff, and multidisciplinary teams to ensure program operations, policies, and procedures are executed in a manner that meets the needs of the residents and achieves program goals and objectives.
- Assists in translation of trainings as needed.
- Drive a vehicle when necessary.
- Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with 5-years of clinical employment experience or a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or other relevant social sciences in which direct clinical experience is a program requirement and is in the process of becoming licensed is highly desirable.
- License or current Intern Registration (or valid waiver) required.
- Clinician will be trained in CPR/First Aid within 90 days of hiring in the event that they do not have current certification.
- Must have a special interest in working with youth and must fulfill the general requirements as established in the California Administrative Code, Title 22 for Group.
- Writing, verbal skills, and the ability to compose quality reports and other necessary correspondence are essential.
- Be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing in English.
- Must be 21 years of age or older and able to pass a physical examination; drug clearance; criminal background check and Child Abuse Index check.
- Must possess a valid California driver’s license with clean DMV history and the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle and be insurable by Trinity’s insurance carrier.
- Must be fluent in at least Spanish, verbal and written.
Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience. Quarterly and annual performance bonus available.
Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement
As of October 15, 2021, Trinity Youth Services has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.
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