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Mental Health Therapist

Website Stars Behavioral Health Group

Stars Behavioral Health Group was recently certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®, based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. According to the study, 75 percent of employees say it is a great workplace.

We are committed to providing a career-enhancing environment for dedicated professionals desiring to improve the lives of people living with mental health and other challenges to their wellbeing. SBHG currently employs approximately 1,700 people at more than 45 different sites throughout California. We serve more than 30,000 adults, children, youth and families annually throughout the state. We strongly value and are committed to having a truly diverse workforce and environment- including LGBTQ, cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity in our workforce. We also value lived experience and employ staff who have been consumers of behavioral healthcare or other social services, or supported a consumer as a family member or caregiver.

Our experienced staff of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Specialists, Parent Partners and other therapists/counselors provide case management, mental health care and a range of support services in our outpatient clinics and 24/7 treatment facilities, and in community settings such as schools and homes. Our dedicated teams work collaboratively and in partnership with family members, school administrators and faculty, county social workers, case managers, probation officers and other community-based agencies.

Come be a part of the CSET for CSEC team! We are a small specialized team who provide, outreach,engagement, and short term treatment to CSEC youth.  We utilize a harm reduction approach to meet youth where they are at, increase safety, and provide unconditional positive regard.  We are a survivor led team who focus on teamwork and community partnerships to  support youth to be as successful as possible.  In this position you will provide outreach,
psychoeducation, treatment, and support to families and youth either at risk of commercial sexual exploitation, as well as those currently or historically in the life.  We are looking for someone passionate about this population, who is flexible and open to working with youth who have extensive trauma histories- many of whom have had unsuccessful experiences in mental health in the past.

JOB SUMMARY: This position coordinates the care and leads the Consultation Support Engagement Teams (CSET) for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children/Youth (CSEC) team regarding service delivery based on participant voice. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education / Experience

Master’s degree in a social science field required, plus two (2) years of experience working in a behavioral health field, one (1) of which must be with CSEC.

License or Certification

BBS registration as MFT-Intern, ASW, PCCI, or Psychology Assistant

Valid California Driver’s License

POTENTIAL JOB HAZARDS

  1. Potential for eye and wrist strain from computer screen and minor lacerations from paper cuts.
  2. Repetitive movements – writing and typing.
  3. Interaction with potentially assaultive youth.

   


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential Duties

  1. Assumes primary clinical role for CSET services for youth/TAY and families.
  2. Identifies immediate risks and needs of youth/TAY and family and develops a plan to address them in collaboration with the treatment team.
  3. Identifies ongoing treatment needs and develops plan for referral.
  4. Incorporates Trauma Informed Care (TIC) and Motivational Interviewing into services.
  5. Facilitates treatment team meetings.
  6. May be required to transport participants and/or family members in personal vehicle.
  7. Provides services, including individual, family, and group therapy and collateral, to youth/TAY and their families, as deemed necessary and appropriate through the assessment process and in collaboration with the treatment team. Services are to be short-term as longer-term services and resources are identified.
  8. On-call is scheduled on a rotating basis.
  9. Provides and facilitates others in providing case management and linkage services provided to youth/TAY and their families.
  10. In collaboration with the team, completes all required reports and documentation by regulatory bodies.

We offer:

  • Free employee health insurance offered for applicable full time positions
  • DailyPay
  • MFTI and ACSW’s receive supervision for BBS hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
  • Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay
  • A unique environment – we’re an employee owned organization!
  • Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
  • Family-oriented environment
  • On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development
  • Flexible work schedule and environment
  • Mileage reimbursement

To apply for this job please visit us59.dayforcehcm.com.