Mental Health Clinician LCSW

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Post Date: Jun 07, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $77K - $85K
Location: US - California - Oakland
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The Mental Health Clinician will provide comprehensive and culturally-accessible mental health services to youth ages 13-24. This position requires a commitment and dedication to the community at large and a passion for working with inner city youth.   The therapist serves a diverse population of youth, supporting the fulfillment of the mission and vision of Youth UpRising within our core operating values.

Primary Responsibilities

Direct Services and Programming

•        Provide individual, family, and group therapy utilizing a variety of theoretical orientations.
•        Provide community member wellness checks and drop-in clinical support.

•        Deliver services according to TAY WELLNESS program contract program contract    with Alameda County.

•        Provide crisis intervention and milieu therapy.

•        Assess mental health needs; develop and implement treatment plans containing goals that are mutually agreed upon.

•        Update and evaluate the effectiveness and appropriateness of treatment plans.

•        Advocate for young people as they navigate the educational, justice, and other systems.

•        Participate in multidisciplinary case conferences and other forums where consultation on adolescent and young adult mental health issues are provided.

•        Participate in outreach activities in order to promote mental health services.

•        Support in-service trainings for non-clinical staff.

•        Participate in center-wide programming, events, activities, and retreats.

•   Maintain documentation requirements and data tracking standards (CANS/ANSA-T, progress notes etc.).

•        Coordinate services with case management.


•        Support opportunities for collaborations with other YU departments.

•        Partner with Children’s Hospital of Oakland/Castlemont Clinic Wellness, to support the overall wellness of YU members.

•        Support coordination of services among mental health and other providers through collaboration and consultation.

•        Act as liaison to Castlemont Community, OUSD and Alameda County as needed.

        Qualification Requirements

•                MENTAL HEALTH EXPERIENCE- 3-5 years' experience working as a mental health therapist, including experience working with inner city youth. Masters' degree in psychology, social work, counseling or a related field.

•         FIELD KNOWLEDGE - Knowledge of Alameda County community agencies and resources for adolescents and families is a plus.

•         MOBILITY including reliable transportation, a valid California Driver's License and current automobile insurance.

•         AVAILABILITY for some evening and weekend work.

•        BILINGUAL Spanish/English speaker is a plus.

Contact Details
Name: Y'Anad Burrell
Address: 8711 MacArthur Boulevard
City: Oakland
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 94605
Country: United States
Ph: 5107779909