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Clinician, TBS and Sonoma

Company: Side by Side
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
POSITION TITLE: Clinician- Community Counseling (TBS/OBHS)

LOCATION: Santa Rosa, CA

STATUS: Full-time, exempt

JOB SUMMARY: This position will work between two different programs: Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) and Outpatient Therapy Mild to Moderate (OBHS).Therapeutic Behavioral Services provides short-term one-on-one support to severely emotionally disturbed youths and their families in multiple settings (home, group home, school, day treatment, and other areas in the community) through an intensive and strengths-based behavioral intervention program. Clinicians work on-site with the youth to create positive changes in behavior, not only by reducing identified target behaviors but by increasing use of appropriate coping skills and/or replacement behaviors more conductive to maintaining placement. Outpatient Therapy (OBHS) provides in office, school based and virtual individual therapy to youth experiencing mild to moderate mental health symptoms using a variety of clinical approaches and interventions to reduce symptoms. This position will split time between these two programs based on the clinical and client needs.

Compensation & Benefits:

$60,000 and up annual salary or $65,000 and up annual salary for bilingual staff

$60,000 and up annual salary or $65,000 and up annual salary for bilingual staff.

Over 7 weeks off per year to start including:

3 weeks paid vacation for F/T employees increasing to 4 weeks vacation after 2 years of service (for all non-school based employees).

2 weeks sick leave for F/T employees with 2 additional sick days for direct service staff and 4 additional for school staff

9 paid holidays per year

100% employer-paid Medical for F/T employees including platinum level Kaiser Permanente insurance or Anthem options

Dental and Vision Insurance

Long Term Disability insurance up to $9,000 per month, plus $50,000 Life and AD&D insurance

403b Retirement Plan

Professional development and other learning opportunities including unlimited access to over 1,000 behavioral health courses online

FREE Employee Assistance Program including up to 10 complimentary personal counseling sessions per problem, per year for staff and dependents

Employee recognition program with $1,000 bonus awards

Employee referral bonus of up to $1,000

ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES / EXPECTATIONS

Direct one-to-one services.

Implementation of behavioral plan using strengths-based behavioral interventions.

Developing and teaching youths/caregivers effective tools/skills for coping with challenging behaviors.

Effective interaction with caregivers and other significant people in youth's familial network and treatment to support follow-through of behavioral plan.

Completing a thorough assessment and functional analysis of target behaviors.

Developing a transition plan from the inception of services that achieves independence in meeting needs of youth.

Developing a treatment plan, identifying measurable outcomes and timelines for measuring progress towards utilization of behavioral interventions and reduction of targeted behaviors.

Attending weekly supervision.

Participating in external and in-services trainings relevant to the program services.

Timely completion of documentation of all services rendered in accordance with Medi-Cal recording standards as set out in program policy.

Completing all other documentation necessary as directed by the Director.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and expectations required of the position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred

Master's Degree in social work, counseling psychology. Must be eligible/registered with CA Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) registration and in good standing with CA BSS

California Department of Justice and FBI fingerprint clearance.

Must have a dependable car, valid driver's license, and proof of insurance.

Insurable by SBS's automobile policy.

Please note that the COVID-19 vaccination is mandated for all Side by Side staff, except in the cases of approved medical or religious accommodations.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and expectations required of the position.

COMPETENCIES

Agency-Wide Core Competencies

Ethical Conduct

Understands and adheres to the Agency's Code of Conduct, demonstrates a high level of integrity in all internal and external activities and complies with the Employee Handbook and all other Agency policies, practices and procedures. Must maintain strict confidentiality related to client, staff, donor and other Agency information

Intercultural Competence

Has the desire and ability to support an inclusive environment with respect to all clients, staff and stakeholders, and to respect and adapt behavior to cultural differences and commonalities in values, expectations, beliefs and practices. Ability to relate to children and adults with respect, patience and compassion.

Communication

Communicates with co-workers, clients and stakeholders clearly in writing and orally, as needed and on a timely basis. Listens and responds well. Uses good judgement about what information's important and should be communicated to whom and when.

Technology

Able to use technology to complete work assignments efficiently, including, as necessary, proficiency in the use of personal computers and mobile devices, email, the Internet and web-based programs. As required for the job, is skilled in use of Microsoft Office products (e.g. Outlook email and calendar, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other software tools.

Personal and Interpersonal Skills

Able to interact well with clients, co-workers and other stakeholders, and to maintain effective working relationships. Adaptable to changing circumstances and is sensitive to needs and reactions of others. Maintains composure in internal and external interactions and situations. Able to handle personal and work-related stress. Able to make decisions in a timely fashion that are sound, accurate and supported by the reasoning and inclusion of appropriate people. Includes the ability to recognize, address and propose solutions to problems that arise.

Teamwork

Able to work in collaboration with colleagues. Offers assistance and support to co-workers. Works cooperative, and participates in group meetings and collaborative situations. Must be able to work effectively as part of a team

POSITION-SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Program and Clinical -

Excellent understanding of the treatment, staffing, documentation and regulatory requirements for Drug-Medi-Cal SUD services

Knowledge and specific experience with therapeutic modalities suitable for youth and their families, including: harm reductions theories, seeking safety and motivational interviewing.

In depth knowledge and experience with trauma-informed care

Broad general knowledge of the child welfare system and youth mental/behavioral health fields

Knowledge of regulatory requirements for child welfare, mental/behavioral health/substance use disorder providers

Ability to view families, both biological and chosen, as resources and support systems for youth, and commitment to involve families in services

Experience working with SED (severely emotionally disturbed) youths.

Experience providing behavioral intervention, clinical assessment, and ability to write behavioral analysis forms and treatment plans are essential.

Must have experience providing behavioral re-directive services with this population.

Familiarity with Triple P, DTQI and Motivational Interviewing is not required but will be helpful.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sitting, walking, standing, twisting and bending for brief periods of time.

Occasional reaching and/or grasping using hands and/or arms.

May be required to lift up to 10 pounds.

May be required to ascend/descend stairs.

Regular use of hands requiring dexterity in using the telephone, computer keyboard, mouse or calculator.

Visual ability to read documents and computer monitor.

Exposure to low to moderate noise levels characteristic of working in an office or client environments.

Ability to drive to various sites

Hearing and speech to converse in person and over the telephone.

Side by Side provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Side by Side is committed to providing a fair, equitable, and inclusive work environment. We welcome candidates that will promote and value diversity and exercise teamwork and collaboration.

This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training

Side by Side provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Requirements:

Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred

Master's Degree in social work, counseling psychology. Must be eligible/registered with CA Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) registration and in good standing with CA BSS

California Department of Justice and FBI fingerprint clearance.

Must have a dependable car, valid driver's license, and proof of insurance.

Insurable by SBS's automobile policy.

Side by Side provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

PI173473837

Keywords: Side by Side, Santa Rosa , Clinician, TBS and Sonoma, Other , Santa Rosa, California

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