||Posted: ||Thursday, November 21, 2013
|Expires: ||Wednesday, November 11, 2015|
|Job Title: ||Child Therapist (Part-Time)|
|Job Location: ||Los Angeles, CA|
|Type of Position: ||Part-Time Permanent|
|Number of Openings: ||1|
|: ||from $ to $|
|Education Required: ||Masters|
|Years of Experience Required: ||2|
|Overnight Travel: ||None|
|Vacation Time: ||No Paid Vacation|
|Options: ||Health/Dental Benefits|
|More about the job:||Junior Blind’s Mental Health Services are dedicated to nurturing the mental health of children and youth with histories of maltreatment, such as abuse or neglect, and those impacted by the foster care system – especially those who are medically fragile, multi-disabled or chronically ill. Through our specialized emotional and behavioral services, we help these children cope with traumatic experiences and unstable environments causing them to be removed from their families or putting them at-risk of removal. Mental Health Services will be provided to children up to age 22, in Junior Blind’s Children’s Residential Program, the foster care system or living in the community.
As the Therapist, you will provide direct clinical and case management services to children in treatment, and their families, and to provide clinical direction to the treatment team. You will participate in the take process as defined by the clinical supervisor. You will provide intensive clinical case management, crisis intervention, therapy, to assigned children and families. You will work with various modalities including individual, group and family therapy. You will assess psychotherapeutic and case management needs of children and families and will develop treatment plans agreed on by the parent(s), placement agency and treatment team. You will monitor working treatment goals and objectives with measurable outcomes. You will participate in treatment review; individual education plans (IEPs) and other case conferences, as needed. You will participate in weekly supervision meetings and will maintain strength based, family centered perspective with parents, placement agencies and providers.
• M.A/Master of Social Work (MSW) degree in counseling social work or related field from an accredited graduate school.
• Current professional license or intern registration toward attaining license
• At least two years’ experience in providing direct clinical services to children with severe emotional/learning problems and their families preferred.
• Ability to provide ongoing clinical consultation to assigned staff.
• Ability to work collaboratively with members of interdisciplinary teams.
• Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to and competence in dealing with culturally, socio-economically diverse client population.
• Must possess and maintain a valid California Class “C” Driver License and a good DMV driving record with a minimum of (5) years.
• Bilingual: English/Spanish.