Kinship Center, a member of the Seneca Family of Agencies, is seeking a Mental HealthClinician. Clinicians are a part of a multi-disciplinary team of clinical professionals providing mental health services children and their caregivers. Specialty populations include foster and adopted children, and those being raised by relatives. The Clinician will participate in the daily provision of services to clients within the program through assessment, diagnosing, direct mental health therapy and case management functions in family systems, strength-based model.
Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve.
Promptly respond to referrals of children and adolescents who present with symptoms of psychiatric disorders
Complete assessment and evaluation process of assigned clients including obtaining consents for all aspects of treatment, obtaining relevant documents and meeting/speaking with various adults or professionals involved in the client’s life in order to develop and implement the treatment plan
On cases that indicate a medical necessity for treatment, implement a case specific treatment plan in order to provide mental health services including individual, family and group therapy in addition to case management, linkage and consultation with community resources including schools and other providers
Maintain availability for crisis intervention services
Complete regular, timely reviews of all assigned cases
Masters degree in social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy or similar field
Eligible to register with the California BBS
TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other licensing or certification requirements.
Valid California Driver's License and ability to be insured by Seneca's insurance carrier
Direct work experience providing therapy based services to children, adolescents and families required
Direct work experience and/or understanding of clinical issues pertaining to children in the child welfare system, adoption, relative caregiving a plus
Bilingual in Spanish a plus!
Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents.
Additional salary increase for bilingual Spanish abilities upon successful completion of the language proficiency exam.
Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
5 weeks of flexible paid time off.
We provide a 403b retirement plan.
Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure.
At Seneca Family of Agencies, our mission is to help children and families through the most difficult times of their lives. Throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century, Seneca has dedicated itself to becoming a “system of care” agency providing a comprehensive continuum of community-based and family-focused treatment services for children and families. Seneca’s continuum of care now includes in-home wraparound services; foster family-based treatment; mobile crisis response services; integrated day treatment and special education services; after-school therapeutic recreation services; public school-based mental health services, and permanency services. Kinship Center, a member of Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to the core belief that every child deserves a family, Kinship Center provides the full spectrum of family-centered support to strengthen the families and communities we serve.