Founded in 1867, the Sacramento Children's Home is the oldest active charity in Sacramento and among the most highly respected. SCH is an equal opportunity employer who values an inclusive work environment that celebrates and recognizes the diversity of its employees. At SCH, we appreciate that having employees of many different backgrounds strengthens our organization, and we strive to create a workforce that reflects the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve.POSITION SUMMARY: The Therapist is responsible for providing assessment, individual, family, and group therapy, case management, collateral services, child and team meetings, and crisis intervention services, in compliance with the Sacramento County Mental Health, DBHS, and EPSDT standard, to clients contracted through the County. The Therapist meet with clients for individual, family therapy, group, or case management sessions in the office or the community (home, school, etc.), assess clients’ needs and level of functioning, determine an appropriate diagnosis and create a treatment plan. Location of services is to be consistent with the needs of the client and family. The Therapist will provide therapeutic services consistently and ensure that no client is without services more than 30 days; and provide crisis counseling to children/families as necessary, and develop safety plans commensurate with risk level and review routinely.
Education and Experience:Graduating with a Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Science and licensed (or registered or in process of registration) with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as a LCSW (ACSW), MFT (AMFT) or LPPC (APCC). Trainees may be considered for employment as long as they are within 60 days of graduation with an applicable Master’s degree and are required to be registered with the BBSE within 120 days of employment.1 year of experience with children or adolescents and families with emotional problems is preferred. Trainees will be considered if field placement is completed at SCH.If unlicensed, registration with the California BBS as an ACSW, AMFT, or APCC is required. Must receive LMFT, LCSW, LPCC license within six years of initial registration with the California BBS as an intern to meet Sacramento County contract requirements.Driving is an essential function of this job. As such, employees in this position will be required to furnish their own vehicle to be used in the course of employment. A valid CA driver’s license and minimum insurance coverage is also required. Must be at least 21 years old.BENEFITS: Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and accident insurance, short and long-term disability plans, retirement plan with company match, paid vacation, sick leave, 11 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, professional development and career advancement opportunities.
External candidates must complete our on-line employment application available at www.kidshome.org/careers.
PLEASE NOTE: Non-SCH employees who are made an offer of employment will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment background process that includes passing a drug test, including marijuana. Applicants who do not pass any part of this pre-employment process will have their offer of employment rescinded.In compliance with CDPH Order, SCH employees must be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19. Requests for exemption will be considered; if approved, weekly COVID-19 testing will be required.Company address: 2750 Sutterville Rd, Sacramento, CA 95820
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