Specific Responsibilities: Accountable to Director of Services. Responsible for managing “Our Safe Place” Mental Health Clinic and Drop In Center program, including staff and partnering agencies/sub-recipients; and maintaining the clinical integrity of program including oversight of the adherence to the Assertive Outreach approach and the use of EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, and Seeking Safety techniques. Ensure staff remains well-trained and that clinical services are aligned with staff ability and expertise. Ensure overall program is adherent to the San Diego County Behavioral Health Services’ Medi-Cal requirements.
Other duties as assigned or required.
Physical Requirements:Must have ability to bend at the waist, kneel or crouch to assist students. Must have ability to hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations. Must have ability to lift and carry 20 pounds--lifting books, materials and equipment to execute lessons and presentations. Seeing to read, prepare and review a variety of activities and to monitor client activities. Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Potential exposure to physical injury from aggressive behavior.
Qualifications: Licensed Psychologist, LMFT, LCSW, or LPCC by the state of California with a minimum of three years of job-related experience post Master’s degree working with children and adolescents and minimum 1 year experience working with LGBTQ youth and young adults. Experience in counseling youth and families providing assessment, crisis intervention and education required. Have an understanding and value the Youth and Family Partnership models. Need to have completed training in EMDR, MI, and Seeking Safety or be willing to be trained. Knowledge of case coordination and collaboration with multiple agencies and public entities a must. Familiarity with the Children, Youth and Family Health System of Care and Full Service Partnership requirements. Demonstrated leadership and problem solving abilities, creativity, and public speaking preferred. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Must be able to see the big picture and pay close attention to detail. Must be willing to develop or possess working knowledge of trauma-informed care and dual diagnosis treatment; experience working in trauma-informed and dual diagnosis programs preferred. Must show a willingness to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends. Must have reliable vehicle, relevant auto insurance, a clean driving record, valid CA driver’s license and willing to drive vehicle for job related tasks. Employment subject to clearances, which include fingerprinting, background checks, driving record and drug testing. Must maintain CPR and First Aid certification.
In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality ACT as amended,
All new employees must verify their eligibility to work in the United States