Placement Clinician
Seneca Family of Agencies
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Post Date: Jan 11, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - San Jose
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The Placement Clinician supports child welfare and juvenile justice involved youth, ages 13-18 and their families. This position works alongside highly trained and highly skilled Enhanced Resource Parents. We are hiring for both monolingual (English) and bilingual (Spanish/English) positions!

Seneca supports clinicians towards licensure and beyond. We provide individual and group supervision, regular clinical case conferences, and licensure and renewal courses led by field experts. Expenses such as outside trainings or licensure fees can be mitigated though your clinical training stipend, and you will receive a $4000 salary increase upon getting licensed. Looking to expand your clinical skills even more? Seneca’s Professional Development Scholarship awardees receive tuition reimbursement of up to $2500 each year for certifications in areas such as CBT, DBT, EMDR, or Spanish for mental health practitioners. Seneca is committed to helping you advance in your career!

Seneca is always looking for ways to actively empower and uplift traditionally marginalized communities. We are honored to lead a nationwide effort, Todo Por Mi Familia, a campaign to find and connect families who sought asylum in the United States to mental health services. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve.

•        Function as the team leader and coordinate all treatment and placement activities
•        Design and implement each child’s treatment plan in conjunction with the treatment team
•        Assist in screening and assessing of RFA parents as needed
•        Coordinate all activities involving the birth family (including counseling, court appearances, home visits and reunification efforts) in conjunction with the treatment team
•        Provide in-home training and support to the RFA parents during weekly meetings
•        Provide weekly support for each child/parent and visit child in the home at least once per week
•        Attend all program staff meetings, treatment reviews, IEPs and other agency meetings as necessary
•        Provide direction to treatment team on clinical issues, casework issues and written reports for each case
•        Part of the Rapid Response Crisis on-call calendar
•        Meet at least once per week with supervisor
•        Chart weekly progress notes and all other documents needed for treatment services, including assessments, diagnoses and treatment plans

•        Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapist, or related in field of social services to meet CCL requirements for “FFA Social Worker”
•        Must be eligible to register with California BBS
•        One year experience working with youth in the Foster Care system strongly preferred
•        Valid CA driver’s license and insurable under Seneca Family of Agencies insurance policy
•        Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requiremen

•        Relocation assistance may be available
•        Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
•        5 weeks of flexible paid time off
•        Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure.
•        Opportunities to develop specialized skills, including clinical supervision and evidence-based practices
•        Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington

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