MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Social Work or a closely related field (e.g., Marriage, Child and Family Counseling or Psychology). Five (5) years of supervised clinical experience with children. Licensed according to California state law (Welfare and Institutions Code section 5600.2). Strong leadership and crisis management skills.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Four (4) to five (5) years of clinical experience with children. Experience with childrens System of Care philosophy-based clinical services. Crisis management experience preferred.
Training in domestic violence, physical/sexual child abuse, and suicidal trauma with the competency to maintain current knowledge related to state, county, and local law. Self-defense training to react/respond to harmful and violent physical situations.Knowledge of local county rules and regulations from the Department of Social Services or related division.
HIGHLY DESIRABLE SKILLS: Experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities with culturally diverse populations. Speak, read, and/or write another language.
Works within the values and clinical philosophy of the agency, and under the general supervision provides comprehensive assessments, treatment planning, risk assessment, clinical interventions, case management, coordination of therapeutic activities and educational programs. Leads and facilitates cross-functional teams, facilitates group supervision and supports other social workers. Responsible for the completion and maintenance of clinical and administrative documentation. Teaches the implementation of Evidence Based Practices (EBPs) across the program. Leads agency work groups in support of annual priorities and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities. Looks for and pursues opportunities for innovation and growth of current services. Expands referral base into services. Seizes opportunities for greater efficiencies and effectiveness. Works independently utilizing extensive clinical experience and background. Demonstrates exemplary customer services and trains newer clinicians in same. Consistently utilizes outcome measurement data to inform care and ensure continuous quality improvement.