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The Sacramento Children’s Home is an equal opportunity employer who values an inclusive work environment that celebrates and recognizes the diversity of its employees. At SCH, we appreciate that having employees of many different backgrounds strengthens our organization, and we strive to create a workforce that reflects the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve.
The California Family Urgent Response System (Cal-FURS) Program is a 24/7, 365 days per year, state-wide call center that provides immediate crisis response, assessment and referral services to current and former foster youth up to age 21, and current resource/foster families who are experiencing crisis, emotional or behavioral distress that, without immediate support, risks disruption to their current living situation.
SCH values cultural responsiveness; diverse candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Clinical Program Manager, Lead/Urgent Response Supervisor the Urgent Response Therapist (URT) provides urgent response to youth and caregivers seeking assistance. This involves on-site phone triage and de-escalation and follow up care to ensure increased safety, stability, and linkage to community, health, educational, social, and mental health resources. Some positions shall provide an in-person response as well. The URT provides short-term follow up services to client/caregiver to further implement techniques from developed safety plans, teach basic coping skills, and facilitate linkage to other providers and community resources. Additionally, the URT provides clinical assessment and referral.
Must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work, Counseling or Psychology; and be licensed (or registered) with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an ACSW, APCC or AMFT is required. Licensed as an LCSW, MFT or LPCC is preferred and may be required for some positions.
Trainees may be considered for employment as long as they are within 60 days of graduation with an applicable Master’s degree and are required to be registered with the BBSE within 120 days of employment.
One year of direct practice experience working with seriously disturbed children, adolescents, and families, and experience in engaging parents as partners and working successfully with families from diverse ethnic and cultural groups is preferred.
Must be able to work remotely/telecommute temporarily during the Pandemic, and at our physical location afterwards.
BENEFITS: Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and accident insurance, short and long term disability plans, retirement plan with company match, paid vacation, sick leave, 10 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, professional development and career advancement opportunities.
PLEASE NOTE: Non-SCH employees who are made an offer of employment will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment background process that includes passing a drug test that includes marijuana. Applicants who do not pass any part of this pre-employment process will have their offer of employment rescinded.
Since 1867, the Sacramento Children’s Home has been committed to providing high quality care to the Sacramento region’s most vulnerable children and families. Our long history has positioned our agency at the forefront of caring for at-risk youth and helping to build strong families throughout our community, and today, we are the preeminent provider of child and family services in the region. With a growing portfolio of programs and services focused on child abuse prevention, intervention, and mental health treatment, the Sacramento Children’s Home is among the most highly respected nonprofit workplaces in Northern California. We offer prospective employees a values-driven workplace, excellent benefits and outstanding career advancement opportunities, all while making a positive impact in your community.
Job Type: Full-time
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