SDYS Job Announcement:
Mental Health Clinician – License-Eligible
Status: Full-time, $46,446 per year plus excellent benefits
Specific Responsibilities: Report to Program Manager and Director of Services to provide comprehensive trauma-informed services as part of the STARS (Striving Together, Achieving and Reaching for Success) program including, but not limited to, individual, family and group therapy and working in collaboration with other community partners and agencies providing services to adolescents who have experienced human trafficking. Manage participant motivation, removal of barriers, intakes and assessments, creating Treatment Plan in coordination with the service partners.
License-eligible in Marital and Family Therapy, Social Work, or Psychology. Minimum 2 years of relevant experience with high risk adolescents, preferably those who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and/or human trafficking. Experience in crisis intervention, therapeutic group facilitation, documentation, curriculum maintenance/development, and case management. Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing, Seeking Safety, My Life My Choice curriculum is a plus. Must be a team player with ability to work independently. Must possess or be willing to develop working knowledge of trauma-informed care and dual diagnosis treatment; experience working in trauma-informed and dual diagnosis preferred. Familiarity with juvenile justice and social service systems preferred. Preferred bilingual English/Spanish. 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. Maintain certification in CPR & First Aid. Able to lift & carry 25 lbs. Employment is subject to required clearances which include tuberculosis test, fingerprinting, background checks, and drug testing. Must be registered with the Board of Behavioral Science and must be in good standing.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act as amended,
all new employees must verify their eligibility to work in the United States.
Job Opened: 7/28/2018
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to