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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

School Based Mental Health Clinician (Bilingual Spanish Preferred)

  6/30/2020   New Alternatives
 Job Description        

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned) ●Provides individual, group, family therapy in a school based setting, clinic setting and provided home visits when indicated or appropriate. ●Facilitates linkages and provided education regarding community resources to better support the youth and family with needs that will support their treatment outcomes. ●Completes comprehensive intake assessment that includes mental health, physical health, trauma, and possible substance abuse ●Collaborates, formulates, monitors, and revises goals alongside the IEP or school team and/or family focused on improving social, emotional, and behavioral functioning. ●Assists families in creating crisis/safety plans to prevent/respond to unsafe behaviors or environments that may exist in the home or community ●Facilitates a wide array of therapeutic interventions based on evidence based practices ●Provides crisis intervention to students on school sites. ●Maintain accurate records



MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ●Master's Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Counseling, or related field from an accredited university ●Must be a registered associate with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) in social work (ASW), marriage and family therapy (AMFT), or Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or Licensed with the BBS as a LCSW, LMFT, or LPCC. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS ●Ability to work effectively in a multi-faceted team of professionals ●Strong collaboration and communication skills with the ability to work both independently and as a team. ●Ability to provide psycho-education to IEP team around various diagnosis and/or clinical presentations. ●Strong awareness and proficiency working with clients from multi-cultured backgrounds. ●Strong self-assessment, self-awareness, and self-regulations skills. ●Bilingual Spanish strongly preferred. ●Experience with providing school-based therapy and understanding of the IEP process


 Additional Information        

New Alternatives is contracted with both the County of San Diego and San Marcos Unified School District to service youth in North County. Our focus is to provide school-based therapy to students who are uninsured, low income, or have full scope Medi-Cal with behavioral health needs. Also, providing outpatient services to children and youth in the community. BENEFITS ●Competitive benefit package offered for full time employees ●Excellent medical and dental benefits ●Vacation (80 hours accrued yearly) ●Sick Time ●403B Plan ●Mileage reimbursement provided ●Family Fit Program through LA Fitness We are taking precautions due to COVID-19 and all our efforts will be thoroughly explained in the initial job interview.To apply, please email or fax cover letter & resume to information below.


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