In this role you will have the opportunity to be an important part of this new initiative by providing therapy to teens dealing with anxiety and depression. The therapy you provide may be individual, family, group and/or collateral therapy.
Responsibilities and Duties
Conduct comprehensive clinical interviews with parents and clients, develop case formulation and synthesize/disseminate significant information to team members.
Develop and deliver psychological treatment plans for teens and their families, which may include individual, family, and parent and collateral therapy.
Coordinate clinical care with other disciplines including SLP, OT, education, psychology and psychiatry.
Conduct in-service training and seminars at CHC or within the community, including continuing education and parent education.
Attend clinical staff and team meetings as assigned.
Adhere to all mental health legal and ethical mandates and guidelines in the execution of duties, including timely completion of charting, billing, report preparation and ethical/confidentiality issues as outlined by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy or National Association of Social Workers.
Participate in IEP conferences and other school meetings to assist school personnel in understanding client issues and rationale for implementation of recommendations when clinically valid.
Meet productivity expectations as assigned by the Division Director.
Perform at full productivity at the completion of the 3rd month of hire.
LMFT/LCSW from an accredited graduate school, preferably with at least 3 years post degree experience in either/both a pediatric clinic and/or school-based setting
Valid California license to practice in a mental health field required
Maintenance of valid California license with documentation of continuing education credits submitted to the Board of Behavioral Sciences with copy provided to Division Director
Adherence to all professional, ethical, legal and confidentiality issues outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy or National Association of Social Workers and State and Federal laws (e.g., HIPAA)
Knowledge and understanding of CHC's four areas of expertise: ADHD, LD, anxiety and depression and Autism Spectrum disorders
Knowledge and skills in adolescent individual and family therapies, case formulations and treatment planning
Passion and enthusiasm about working with teens
Availability to work when teens are available, including afternoon and early evening as needed
Excellent time management and material organizational skills
Ability to work in team-oriented environment
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills with both client and colleagues
Flexibility to respond to changing circumstances and priorities within the agency
Knowledge and use of computers and an Electronic Health Record (EHR) is essential.
Additional Salary Information: DOE
Internal Number: 01
About Children's Health Council
We offer evaluations, programs and treatment for ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety & Depression and Autism and serve families on the Peninsula and South Bay as well as the greater San Francisco Bay Area through our clinical services, schools, and community education and outreach programs. We’ve been serving kids and families for 65 years and have impacted almost 1,000,000 children and teens so far.