Master’s degree in child counseling, development or psychology, social services or vocational counseling or related social science field; requires no experience.
Bachelor's degree in child counseling, development or psychology, social services or vocational counseling or related social science field; requires at least three (3) years direct-service experience.
High School Diploma/Associates Degree with six (6) years direct-service experience
All direct-service experience must be with socially and emotionally disturbed (SED) children in a social services or mental health setting.
License or Certification
Valid California Driver's License and automobile insurance
1. Ability to relate to children with emotional disturbances and their families
2. Ability to drive to and from client’s homes in personal vehicle
3. Ability to perform clear and concise documentation
4. Ability to make appropriate linkages to community resources, especially related to the Mental Health, Education, Medical, and Social Services fields.
1. Ability to interact and communicate both verbally and in writing with seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents, as well as parents, foster parents, caregivers, schools, other staff, physicians, county agencies, other health care and social services providers and the public.
2. Demonstrated understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment.
3. Demonstrated leadership, organization and management skills.
4. Demonstrated ability to visually and audibly assess the mental status, behavior and needs of potential admissions to the program.
5. Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of county agencies preferred.
The ICC Coordinator is an entry level supervision position which will supervise a core group of Child and Family Specialists to ensure understanding of and adherence to program philosophy and job expectations. The ICC Coordinator will provide overall program and administrative supervision and support to the SPA CFS Team assigned. Supervision duties will include; CFS staff implementation of goals/needs as identified in the child’s service and plan of care, Training CFS staff in the Wraparound philosophical and program approach, Ensure appropriate billing and documentation practices, Shadowing CFS staff during visits with children and/or families, Supporting CFS’s with developing and maintaining their schedules (i.e. joining CFT teams, meeting needs), Work collaboratively with Facilitators to ensure needs are being met by CFS staff, and develop/implement activities to maintain good staff morale. The ICC Coordinator will also maintain a minimum caseload working directly with client families/children in their home and school environment as the role of a CFS and be a part of the Child and Family Team staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Will work closely with CFS staff to ensure understanding of and adherence to program philosophy and job expectations
2. Schedule one on one supervision meetings for the purpose of and be available to support and offer guidance to CFS staff
3. Conduct field observations Shadowing CFS staff during visits with children and/or families; offer guidance and/or acknowledgements based on observations
4. Ensures CFS staff implementation of goals/needs as identified in the child’s service and plan of care.
5. Training CFS staff in the Wraparound philosophical and program approach.