AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE COMMUNITY OUTREACH SPECIALIST (Bilingual American Sign Language Required)
Part-time (20-hours/week) position under the general direction of the
Program Supervisor. Responsible for: Providing Mental Health
Promotion to allied community health and social service providers, caregivers,
groups and/or individuals in order to enhance/expand their knowledge and skills
in the mental health field.
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
develops and implements Mental Health Promotional Programs for allied community
health and social service providers, caregivers, groups and/or individuals,
- Presentations to enhance and/or expand the
community's mental health knowledge and skills related to the
community-at-large or special population groups.
- Mental health consultations with the goal of
helping to prevent the onset of mental health issues.
- Educational workshops on mental health
issues and the availability and use of mental health services.
for and provides Community Client Services to allied community health and
social service providers, caregivers, groups and/or individuals, including:
- Developing, coordinating and implementing
outreach and engagement strategies such as attending community events and fairs
to promote the offered program services and to generate referrals.
- Developing and maintaining contact with
community stakeholders to help address the mental health needs of the
populations they serve, such as school personnel, residential care
providers/staff, criminal justice system personnel or the clergy.
- Providing and coordinating the provision of
linkage services to appropriate resources in the community, i.e. health, mental
health, social services, etc.
and submits Site Delivery Applications to the organizational facilitators at
district offices as assigned by program supervisor to ensure school site
collaboratively with program supervisor to outreach and establish new
partnerships with community organizations, schools, etc. to generate new
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Position requirements include, but are not limited to:
Location: Pasadena, CA
- AA degree with six (6) years of related
work experience; or, Bachelor's degree in social services, psychology or
related area, and four (4) years of related work experience, required.
- MFTI or ACSW with current California
Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) Registration preferred.
- LMFT or LCSW highly preferred
- Bilingual American Sign Language (ASL)
working knowledge of the resources for mental health in the communities served
by Five Acres.
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effective and persuasive verbal communication skills including developing and
implementing education programs and other presentations for large groups.
work experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children and their
knowledge of the family patterns, child-rearing practices, special needs,
traditions and values of the ethnic and cultural groups served by the program.
to work effectively within a multicultural work group.
knowledge of the methods involved in organizing recreation activities.
to pass and utilize the Pro Act physical restraint system.
California driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the Agency's
of a personal car with appropriate insurance which employee is willing to use
for all Agency business, if needed; adhering to federal motor vehicle safety standards
when transporting children.