A Clinician in the Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) program provides behaviorally-focused mental health services to children and families. Children that qualify for TBS engage in behaviors which the primary caregivers aren't able to successfully manage. TBS Clinicians develop and incorporate positive behaviroal interventions, behavior modification, and clinical therapeutic approaches. These services, which are child and family focused and strength-based, are provided in the community (including schools, hospitals, and family homes). This is a short term, intensive service aimed at maintaining long term success.
- Provide time-limited behaviorally-focused mental health support services to clients and their families. This may include behavior management techniques, up to and including physical restraint.
- Participate in treatment reviews, program staff meetings, and IEP meetings when necessary.
- Maintain caseload of 3-4 clients.
- Complete treatment plans, functional behavioral assessments, progress notes, monthly reports, termination reports and other required paperwork in a timely manner.
- Maintain client charts and records to Utilization Review standards.
- Maintain close communication with all treatment team members.
- Participate in weekly individual and group supervision as required.
- Attend and participate in all trainings as assigned.
- Maintain professional behavior at all times, appropriately representing Seneca’s mission and philosophy.
- Master’s degree in Social Services/Social Work/ Psychology/ Counseling
- Registered with the BBS
- Three years experience in working with emotionally disturbed children and their families in a variety of mental health settings, preferred.
- Experience providing crisis assessment, management, and interventions, preferred.
- Ability and willingness to work independently in the office and in the community.
- Fingerprint clearances.
- Strong communication and organizational skills.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed, including evenings and weekends.
- Willingness to be available on an on-call basis after hours to provide assistance to clients and their families.
- Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
- Ability to work with a diverse population of clients.
- Own vehicle, valid California Driver’s License and insurance.
- Full time with a flexible schedule
- Some on-call responsibilities
- Competitive Salary
- Additional stipend for bilingual Spanish/English abilities upon successful completion of the Spanish language proficiency exam
- 5 weeks of flexible Paid Time Off
- Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents
- Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
- Eligible for scholarship to continue formal education
- Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure.