About the job
The Clinician I will provide comprehensive clinical services for youth participants and their families and collaborate with other needed treatment team member. The Full Service Partnership Wraparound (FSP/W) program focuses on underserved, Asian American and Pacific Islander children, youth and transitional age youth (0-25 years old) who have severe mental illness (SMI) or severe emotional disturbances (SED). The FSP/W-Project FOCUS (For Our Children’s Ultimate Success) provides culturally and linguistically competent, family-centered, strength-based, and need-driven models of care, where enrollees identify their needs and strengths while working with care teams as equal partners.
- Provide clinical services for youth and families including but not limited to: individual, group, and collateral therapy.
- Appropriately and thoroughly document all services rendered and contact had with participants in the form of billable and non-billable progress notes in compliance with state, county, and Medi-Cal standards.
- Manage crisis situations in a clinically sound and professional manner.
- Coordinate care for participants in collaboration with other staff members, community members or other county agencies as part of a multidisciplinary team member.
- Meet monthly goals requirements and maintain a minimum caseload to support participants and family members.
- Develop and carryout appropriate and clinically sound treatment plans to meet the needs to youth participants and their families.
- Work in partnership with the Personal Service Coordinator (PSC) and other program staff to ensure appropriate services and treatment. - Provide rehabilitation recommendations to the PSC as part of Rehab Care Plan goals.
- Support and co-signs PSC’s Care Plans and monitors progress on a regular basis.
- Participate in staff meetings, trainings, case conferences, peer review meetings, and supervision sessions.
- Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
- Master’s degree in Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy with at least 1-2 years direct service and clinical experience.
- Registration and good standing with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as an Associate or Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Associate or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy.
- Bicultural and bilingual in one of the Asian and Pacific Islander Languages.
- Knowledge of DSM-5/ICD-10 and working principles of Recovery and Resiliency Models.
- Demonstrate knowledge of and sensitivity towards various Asian and Pacific Islander cultures.
- Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team inclusive of other staff, other community agencies, participants, family members, etc. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports, detailed oriented and good organizational skills.
- Ability to be proficient and timely with required paperwork and strong computer skills.
- Must be able to work collaboratively with other agency partners.
- Must possess interpersonal skills and ability to maintain professional boundaries.
- Valid and current California Driver’s License, proof of car insurance, and reliable transportation.
- Ability to do some travel for conferences, meetings, trainings, and data collections at other community sites.
- Occasional weekend, evening and on-call hours as needed. Ability to work flexible schedule.
- Verification of employment eligibility and Background Check required.
- Regular attendance required.
Desired Qualifications - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to be flexible and take initiative.
No supervision of employees will be required at this time.
Environmental Conditions (Working Conditions)
The environment for this position is an office environment (may include shared office space), and community (field) based settings. Driving in all weather conditions required.
In the course of performing this job, the incumbent typically spends time sitting, standing, driving, walking, typing, filing, listening, speaking, and light lifting.
The incumbent in this position must be able to accommodate for any/all of the following: tolerance for distractions and interruptions, uncontrollable changes in priorities/work schedules. They must also be able to process information, think, and conceptualize in a clear and timely manner.
Temporary hybrid onsite/offsite schedule
Staggered onsite scheduling and room reservation