Fairfield Office - Fairfield, CA
Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, the Bilingual Spanish, EPSDT Birth to Five/Therapeutic Visitation Clinician has the primary responsibility for providing clinical support to assigned children and parents in the Therapeutic Visitation Program and 0-5 program in Solano County. Services include: developmentally appropriate/sensitive assessments; development of a family centered treatment plan; providing developmentally appropriate dyadic mental health treatment; coordination of care with other providers; maintaining a written record of treatment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Direct client care in home or the community for children birth through five years and their families
- Attend appropriate meetings, which include weekly group supervision, staff meetings, trainings and supervision
- Provide therapeutic support to families during visits between children and their biological parents
- Obtain consent for treatment from the child welfare worker, where appropriate
- Monitor and obtain authorizations where appropriate
- Through regularly scheduled sessions, provide psychotherapy, intensive clinical case management, and crisis intervention, to assigned children and families. Work with various modalities including individual, dyadic, and family therapy. Conduct assessments, diagnosis, and treatment plans in collaboration with clients, caregivers, and other providers. Provide appropriate mental health services.
- Meet yearly productivity requirement of 55%
- Meet all EPSDT contractual expectations; including all documentation needs, timeliness of progress notes (within 24 hours of service provision), and meet all programs expectations of effective chart management.
- Follow regulatory guidelines, mandated reporting, and program/agency protocols in performing duties
- Abide by all provisions of the ABW personnel manual
- Perform any other duties as directed
- Provide culturally competent services
While performing duties, EE regularly works in office and/or community setting, including clients home. This position is eligible for telecommuting with supervisor approval.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (subject to change, with supervisor approval, to meet the business needs).
Local travel to various worksites is required.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance
Employees must pass a MVR check, a background check, and receive TB and health clearances prior to employment.
A Better Way is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender, sexual orientation, HIV-status, national origin or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.
- AMSW, AMFT, APCC, PhD or PsyD from accredited school of social work or psychology. Must be licensed or registered with BBS or BOP.
- Excellent clinical and writing skills.
- Direct experience working with diverse racial and ethnic populations
- Understanding of basic theoretical and developmental principles of infant, early childhood, and family mental health
- Bilingual in Spanish preferred
- Ability to understand psychological assessment reports; psychological assessment experience a plus for psychologist applicants
- Must have a car and good driving record
- Understand and desire to work with a strength-based mental health approach
- Knowledge, understanding, and willingness to work with interdisciplinary approaches and partnerships
- Understanding DSM V, DC: 0-5, and treatment plans
- Ability to work independently and to work as a member of a team
- Excellent organizational, computer and communication skills.
- Ability to pass various background checks needed to work with children.
- Capacity to collaborate with other community providers and out of county therapeutic team members
- TVS experience a plus
- Capacity for telehealth during Shelter in Place and as requested