Therapist II (2017-49)

Company: Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Status: Full Time
Close Date:

Job Description:
Catholic Charities is working closely with the Juvenile Probation Department to provide Mental Health Services, Case Management Services, Vocational and Educational Services, and Pro-Social activities to youth on probation.


1. Provide individual, family and group therapy:
o Meet with youth and families in the schools, community, or family home
o Engage clients and family in counseling sessions using CBT to prevent, reduce and treat behavior problems and improve family functioning
o Engage clients in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to address severe or emerging behaviors that are trauma related
o Engage clients using Brief Strategic Therapy to empower youth to improve their relationships and improve overall functioning.

2. Provides Clinical Case Management services
o Meet with families in the school, community or in the home
o Formulate, implement and monitor individual client and family assessments and treatment planning
o Conduct follow-ups and monitor service delivery and client progress
o Ensure that all required documentation is properly completed within the required timeframes
o Transfer family and service documentation to electronic data systems as necessary, including AWARDS (electronic health system) and other required Medi-Cal based tracking systems
o Maintains a caseload of 15-18 families

3. Lead Rehab and/or Therapy Groups as needed

4. Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

MA or MS in counseling, psychology, social work or related field (REQUIRED)

 Bilingual Spanish/English – (REQUIRED)
 Board of Behavioral Sciences registration as MFT Intern, ASW or PCC Intern
 Certified in Triple P Teen- Recommended
 Counseling experience in a community based setting
 Effective verbal and written communication skills
 Understanding of Medi-Cal eligible service provision and billing requirements
 Understanding of and sensitivity toward economic and cultural issues in diverse communities
 Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
 Demonstrated computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, and Internet usage)
 Ability to pass certification requirements for CANS assessment 90 days of hire (training and support will be provided)
 Team oriented with strong interpersonal and organizational skills
 Valid California driver’s license, automobile for local travel and client transport, proof of current auto insurance
 Fingerprinting and background check as required by the DOJ, and DMV clearance
 TB test
• Thrive in a fast paced, diverse and dynamic environment
• The service is sometimes physical, requiring setting up for events which may require transporting or lifting cumbersome materials, e.g., easels, flip charts, refreshments, brochures, chairs, tables, etc.
• Must be able to report to service site on a regular and reliable basis
• Able to deal with stressful situations
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which includes day, evening, weekend, and holiday hours, as appropriate, to coordinate and provide services and activities for families during non-traditional hours
• Able to travel between sites and to attend offsite events throughout the county, as appropriate


• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident

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Job Code: 2017-49

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