POSITION: MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN
LOCATION: PLEASANTON (OFFICE) / TRI-VALLEY (DUBLIN, LIVERMORE, PLEASANTON)
SUPERVISOR: PROGRAM HEAD
PROGRAM: SCHOOL BASED SERVICES (SBS) AND PLEASANTON OUTPATIENT
Population Served: School-Age (5-21) and adults involved in the lives of students (e.g., parents, school staff, administrators).
Services Provided: Prevention, Early Intervention, Mental Health Consultation, Groups, Outreach and Medi-Cal Treatment Services.
⦁ Master’s degree or Doctoral degree in Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or Social Work.
⦁ Registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences OR eligible to be licensed with the Board of Psychology.
⦁ Four years clinical experience providing psychological services.
⦁ Comprehensive knowledge of community resources strongly preferred.
⦁ Experience providing psychotherapy with culturally, socio economically and ethnically diverse populations.
⦁ Training in Mental Health Consultation (Preferred).
⦁ Must be willing to work full-time, minimum 40 hours/week, five days a week, and be present at the Hume Center.
⦁ Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
⦁ Possess a valid California Driver’s license. Must be willing to use own vehicle and valid car insurance for work related travel. Travel between school sites and office is required, an operable vehicle is mandatory.
⦁ Be willing to use own cell phone to be accessible and willing to be available to receive calls for crisis and/or emergency situations.
⦁ Proficient and experienced providing services in Spanish.
⦁ Demonstrates High Professionalism
⦁ Strong Organizational Skills
⦁ Effective Interpersonal Skills
⦁ Ability to Maintain Confidentiality
⦁ Excellent verbal and written skills.
⦁ Detail oriented.
⦁ Provide comprehensive clinical services in service program(s), included, but not limited to, intake, assessment, therapy, case management, crisis intervention, consultation.
⦁ Complete initial screening, gather information for assessment and triage clients by coordinating services with therapists.
⦁ Develop treatment plans for each client clearly identifying goals, objectives, service needs and methods of intervention.
⦁ Schedule and attend regular appointments with clients in Hume Center offices, homes, and community settings to assist client’s progress in successfully accomplishing goals.
⦁ Make contact with, and include as appropriate, parent, family, caseworkers and other collateral contracts.
⦁ Collaborate and/or consult with 3rd parties in client cases.
⦁ Maintain on-going contact with client and service providers in order to monitor service delivery, client progress, and assess additional needs.
⦁ Collaborate closely with service providers in coordinating service delivery.
⦁ Facilitate support/therapy groups.
⦁ Provide mental health consultation.
⦁ Identify community resources and establish effective collaborative relationships with liaisons in the community.
⦁ Assist client in how to effectively navigate and link to community systems.
⦁ Attend weekly staff meetings, trainings, group and individual supervision.
⦁ Maintain client case records, and document activities as required by agency, funding source, and contract requirements.
⦁ Complete case records, including intakes, clinical progress notes, discharge/transfer summaries, treatment plans and other documentation in a timely manner.
⦁ Meet minimum billable hours as set by the Hume Center.
⦁ Participate in Trainee Recruitment, as needed.
⦁ Present and/or Facilitate Program Orientation, Didactic and Training meetings. Didactics are weekly and include topics relevant to working in schools (e.g., Mental Health Consultation, Systems level work, Suicide and Bullying, Group Therapy, Child Psychiatry, etc.)
⦁ Typical day is 9am to 6pm with a 1 hour lunch break; some evening hours are required as well as some required school events throughout the year.
⦁ Pleasanton Outpatient Services include the Child & Adolescent and Adult Tracks.
⦁ Services are based out of the Pleasanton clinic in the Tri-Valley and can serve individuals 0 to end of life.
⦁ Services include individual, group and family therapy.
⦁ Services are focused on reducing the impact of behavioral health issues on the well-being of the population in order to strengthen the individual's existing community resources and relationships.
Job Type: Full-time