Mental Health Therapist
*Now offering a $2000 sign-on bonus for new Seneca employees in this position!
The All-In! So Cal program serves youth and families referred by their local school district. The Mental Health Therapist collaborates with agency staff, caregivers, school leadership, professionals and interested parties to formulate and implement comprehensive treatment plans to help children receiving mental health services maintain their academic, social and emotional needs. The Therapist provides therapeutic, case management and consultation services for a caseload of children and families. Additionally, the Therapist coordinates services at the school site and supports colleagues in including students successfully in diverse settings by providing coaching, modeling and development opportunities.
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? Apply for a Professional Development Scholarship and achieve certifications in areas such as CBT, DBT, EMDR, or Spanish for mental health practitioners. Training and growth opportunities in the agency are abundant, and Seneca is committed to helping you advance in your career!
Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. We are committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages people of color to apply. Our programs are deeply engaged in conversations and trainings on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in order to bring equity and justice to the youth and families we serve.
- Provides effective community based individual, group, and family therapy.
- Works effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to implement academic, behavioral, and therapeutic services for students in need of intervention
- Administers communication, coordination and linkage functions with the school district personnel.
- Provides crisis intervention with clients as needed.
- Collaborates with agency staff, caregivers, other professionals and interested parties to formulate and implement individual client treatment plans, behavioral programs and interventions.
- Completes and submits documentation in accordance with All-In! So Cal program, agency guidelines and standards as required.
- Informs designated personnel of client complaints and follows established reporting procedures.
- Collaborates with caregivers, school personnel, Supervisors and Mental Health Director to resolve significant incidents involving clients.
- Acts as a resource for caregivers, school personnel and other interested parties to assess and respond to client’s needs.
- In order to provide continuity of care, collaborates with other community-based providers of service, which may include public or private schools, Regional Center, community-based mental health providers, private physicians, etc.
- Meets clinical and administrative standards established by the agency, accrediting bodies (Joint Commission) and contracting school districts.
- Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling or other Behavioral Sciences.
- Must maintain current licensure or be a registered intern with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an ASW or MFTi.
- Previous clinical experience working with children and families.
- Maintain a criminal record and a Child Abuse Index clearance and agency auto insurance eligibility.
- 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 requirements.
- Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster required.
- Monday - Friday; Variable hours/10am-6pm
- Starting at $63,000 to $77,000 per year. Actual salary is dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualifications for the role.
- Additional $4000 salary increase for BBS licensure.
- Annual salary increases provided each year.
- 5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays.
- Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage and partially paid premiums for dependents.
- Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan.
- 403b Retirement Plan.
- Training stipend and professional development opportunities.
- 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.