Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the
general direction of the Clinical Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide
variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling;
crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other
clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.
clinical supervision, provides direct clinical and related therapeutic services
to clients and/or their families documented on a progress note in timely manner
per contract compliance.
client's history, Assessing the needs of clients, formulating psychosocial
diagnosis, and determining the most
appropriate method(s) of providing treatment such as individual, family and
group therapy; client advocacy, outreach, liaison services; art, music or
movement therapy; supportive counseling and crisis intervention documented on a
service plan completed in timely manner.
for clients including court accompaniment, court translations, and supporting
clients to successfully navigate the criminal and civil legal process or to
ensure satisfactory placement of a child in a permanent, stable home setting,
or foster care.
with productivity standards of the Agency and maintains an appropriate caseload
to reach the weekly expectation of client contact and billable hours; maintains
timely and appropriate case/progress notes per contractual standards.
in treatment team meetings (both internally and externally) to formulate
psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans that include individual,
group/family therapy, and case management services.
in clinical supervision by coming prepared to discuss casework, accepts
constructive feedback and puts feedback into clinical practice with clients.
and maintains rapport and effective working relationships with child(ren),
families, and community; works effectively within the Agency and social work
community at large.
- MFTI/AMFT or
ASW with current California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) Registration
- LMFT or LCSW
highly preferred (must maintain licensure as a condition of employment).
- Bilingual Spanish
employment experience with children and families and working knowledge of the
family patterns, child-rearing practices, special needs, traditions and values
of the ethnic and cultural groups served by the program.
knowledge of community resources that address the special needs of the client
California Driver License, a driving record acceptable to the Agency's
insurance carrier, and availability 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.
skills sufficient to meet production demands of the job including Microsoft Office
and WELLIGENT software for program notes.
Location: Altadena, CA
Acres is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Therefore, the Agency does not discriminate, and does
not permit its employees to discriminate against other employees or applicants
because of race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices),
creed, color, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or
related legally protected medical conditions), sex stereotype, gender
identity/gender expression/transgender (including whether or not you are transitioning
or have transitioned) and sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry,
physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic
information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status,
age (40 and over), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, any other
basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or