Urgent Response Therapist
Sacramento Children's Home

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Post Date: Jan 17, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $66,768.00 yr + $7,500 if Lic
Location: US - California - Sacramento
Job Reference: Cal-FURS
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Founded in 1867, the Sacramento Children's Home is the oldest active charity in Sacramento and among the most highly respected. SCH is an equal opportunity employer who values an inclusive work environment that celebrates and recognizes the diversity of its employees. At SCH, we appreciate that having employees of many different backgrounds strengthens our organization, and we strive to create a workforce that reflects the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve.

OVERVIEW: Under the supervision of the Clinical Program Manager, Lead/Urgent Response Supervisor the Urgent Response Therapist provides urgent response to youth and caregivers seeking assistance. This involves on-site phone triage and de-escalation and follow up care to ensure increased safety, stability, and linkage to community, health, educational, social, and mental health resources. Some positions will provide an in-person response as well. Additionally, the Urgent Response Therapist provides clinical assessment and referral.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a Master’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work,
Counseling or Psychology and be licensed (or registered) with the California Board of Behavioral
Sciences as an ACSW, APCC or AMFT. Licensed as an LCSW, MFT or LPCC is preferred and may
be required for some positions.

Trainees may be considered for employment as long as they are within 60 days of graduation with an
applicable Master’s degree and are required to be registered with the BBSE within 120 days of

One year of direct practice experience working with seriously disturbed children, adolescents, and
families, and experience in engaging parents as partners and working successfully with families from
diverse ethnic and cultural groups is preferred.

Driving is an essential function of this job, and as such, employees in this position will be required to
furnish their own vehicle to be used in the course of employment. A valid driver’s license and minimum
insurance coverage is required. Must be at least 21 years old.

BENEFITS: Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and accident insurance,
short and long-term disability plans, retirement plan with company match, paid vacation, sick leave, 11
paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, professional development and career advancement opportunities.

TO APPLY: Qualified employees must submit a completed Request for Promotion or Transfer form
along with their resume to Human Resources. External candidates must complete our on-line employment application available at www.kidshome.org/careers

PLEASE NOTE: Non-SCH employees who are made an offer of employment will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment background process that includes passing a drug test, including marijuana. Applicants who do not pass any part of this pre-employment process will have their offer of employment rescinded.
In compliance with CDPH Order, SCH employees must be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19. Requests for exemption will be considered.

Contact Details

Email: jobs@kidshome.org