Therapist
Foothill Family Service

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Post Date: Jan 17, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: DOE
Location: US - California - San Gabriel Valley
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Description
This position provides individual and group therapy, treatment and case management services to clients and their families.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•        Supports and promotes the mission of the Agency: Foothill Family empowers children and families to achieve success in relationships, school, and work through community-based services that advance growth and development.
•        Provides high quality, compassionate and ethical therapy, treatment and case management to Foothill clients and their families.
•        Manages own clinical caseload.
•        Meets treatment goals for their caseload showing Outcome Measure Scores for clients indicating increase functioning.
•        Provides direct service to child, adolescent, and adult clients, including difficult to reach, traumatized, or disengaged individuals and families.
•        Identifies and intervenes with the needs of abused and neglected children and adults.
•        Facilitates groups that engages and motivates group members in a manner that is beneficial to the group member and enhances his/her participation in the group. Leads discussions and facilitates group activities as relevant to group issues and topics.
•        Identifies symptoms of health, mental health and substance use conditions and responds accordingly.
•        Completes all required documentation, including charts, reports, client files and billing, within 24 hours of service delivery and in accordance with Agency policies.
•        Ensures documentation meets quality assurance, compliance, scope of practice and billing requirements independent of supervisory review.
•        Keeps abreast of all legal and ethical standards.
•        Assists intake, reception, clinical staff, and accounting in the collection of complete and accurate information necessary for treatment and billing.
•        Provides telephone counseling for emergencies both during office hours and outside of office hours for clients.
•        Provides a high level of collaboration and customer service both within the Agency as well as with community partners.
•        Communicates effectively with supervisor, co-workers and outside agencies.
•        Maintains current professional licensure.
•        Advocates for clients, as well as providing relevant information about community resources when needed.
•        Displays sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomics characteristics.
•        Performs work in a safe manner at all times and ensures that other individuals do not put themselves or others at risk.
•        Follows all Agency guidelines on confidentiality, reporting of child abuse and neglect, and recording in case records.
•        Follows all policies, procedures and legal mandates including HIPAA, client releases of information, protected health information (PHI) and client files.
•        Ensures performance and behaviors support the Agency’s performance quality improvement (PQI) goals and objectives.
•        Reports to work on time and maintains reliable and regular attendance.
•        Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills
•        Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist or registration with State of California and an active intern number as an Associate MFT or Associate Clinical Social Worker.
•        Master’s degree from accredited social work, marriage and family therapy, or psychology program.
•        Experience in providing direct service to individuals, families and groups.
•        Experience in providing child abuse treatment.


Notes
•        Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work cooperatively as a team member.
•        Knowledge and sensitivity to cultural differences.
•        An understanding of child development, as well as individual and family functioning.
•        Valid CA Driver License and maintains insurability on the Agency’s Auto-liability policy and maintains the State of California required auto insurance liability limits.
•        Bilingual English/Spanish skills preferred. May be required in some programs.



Contact Details
Name: Shaney Salcido
Address: 2500 E Foothill Boulevard, 300
City: Pasadena
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 91107
Country: United States
Ph: 626-993-3000
FAX: 626-993-3084
URL: https://www.foothillfamily.org/careers/job-opportunities