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After Care Therapist

Hours: M-Th 10-7, Friday 10-6.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing comprehensive mental health services to clients transitioning out and/or have transitioned out of STRTP to ensure quality client care. Ensure documentation adheres to DMH standards. Participate in an interdisciplinary team to provide a healthy, therapeutic, and safe environment for clients.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  1. Provide individual, family, play, and group therapy for designated caseload of clients.
  2. Utilize DSM for diagnosing. Conduct psycho-social assessments and treatment planning.
  3. Document client services in accordance with Department of Mental Health standards and Department of Children and Family Services.
  4. Conduct visits to homes, schools and or other service providers in order to help client achieve their service plan goals.
  5. Manage community and family crises involving children and parents.
  6. Provide 24-hour availability and crisis intervention on an as needed, or regularly scheduled basis which may include weekends and evenings.
  7. Collaborate with treatment team to ensure quality client care.
  8. Evaluate parent/child/family progress and participate in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  9. Coordinate linkage to appropriate intra-agency and community resources, including coordination of client’s psychiatric needs.
  10. Maintain fidelity to evidenced-based practices, as required.
  11. Assist other program areas with coverage/ratio requirements as needed.
  12. Maintain weekly service provision requirements.
  13. Interface with Department of Children and Family Services, Department of Mental Health, court systems, schools, law enforcement, health care providers and other community liaisons.
  14. Ensure accuracy in work and that all deadline expectations are met.
  15. Actively participate in administrative and clinical supervision and meetings.
  16. Follow up with supervisor in a timely manner regarding significant issues.
  17. Demonstrate ownership of work responsibilities by incorporating feedback, taking initiative, and interacting in a professional manner within assigned role and adhering to agency guidelines.
  18. Maintain professional boundaries with clients at all times.
  19. Follow state laws and agency mandates regarding child abuse reporting.
  20. Travel to clients’ homes and provide transportation as necessary.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling is required.
  2. Ability to be registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences is required. (Will receive supervision for BBS hours).
  3. Experience in In-Home Services or work with adolescents preferred.
  4. Strong clinical skills in individual, family and group therapy.
  5. Good oral, written, and organizational skills
  6. Physical ability to perform Pro-ACT, administer first aid/CPR and operate an Agency motor vehicle.
  7. Requires possession of reliable automobile and a valid California Driver’s License as well as a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier.
  8. Must maintain and provide proof of automotive liability insurance coverage.
  9. Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred not required.
  10. Ability to receive and implement constructive feedback.
  11. St. Anne’s values the dignity and worth of every person we serve. Employees are expected to support children’s emotional and social development by encouraging understanding of others and promoting positive self-concepts. All employees must have the ability to treat those served by our agency in a caring and respectful manner, mindful of individual differences and cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity.
  12. As providers of social services, St. Anne’s employees work with clients dealing with complex emotional and mental health issues, many of whom are facing significant

HOW TO APPLY

Internal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources.

Standard Mail
St. Anne’s – Human Resources
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fax: (213) 385-1533

Via email: resume@stannes.org

You may send your resume as a part of the body of your e-mail or attach it as a Microsoft Word document or PDF file.

Once a resume or application is submitted to St. Anne’s it is screened and processed. PLEASE DO NOT CALL to inquire about the status of your resume. If you are deemed a good fit for any of our current openings, we will contact you for an interview.

Please note, St. Anne’s conducts a physical, including tuberculosis and drug screen; fingerprinting and background check which includes Child Abuse Index, FBI and Department of Justice, as well as reference checks.

Thank you for your interest in St. Anne’s!

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