We are seeking a full-time Bilingual Clinical Therapist for our Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Program at our Northridge site to provide intensive in-home/community-based services to high risk youth and their families.
What You’ll Do
Conducts intakes, provides individual, group and family therapy services in office and community and school-based settings. Service includes initial clinical assessments, diagnosis, clinical treatment planning and implementation, referral and termination.
Engages primary caregiver and other family members in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement.
Handles emergencies as needed, including outside of normal work hours.
Conducts parent education programs and family support groups.
Collaborates and consults with school personnel, DMH, DCFS, DPS and any other service agencies as needed.
Maintains clinical charts and completes program paperwork.
Hours: Full-time (40 hours), Monday – Friday, 2 evenings per week until 8:00pm are required. Hybrid work options are available.
Starting Salary: $63,000 (additional years of successful related experience will be considered as well. Must pass Spanish Proficiency Assessment)
Bilingual in Spanish and English required.
Experience working with children and families
Strong assessment and clinical judgment skills
Knowledge of evidence-based child and family interventions relevant to families served in the community mental health settings
Ability to develop reasonable, appropriate treatment plans and clinical programs to meet the needs of the clients.
Ph.D., Psy.D., MSW, or MA/MS with an emphasis on marriage and family therapy. Must be eligible to register with the Board of Psychology or Board of Behavioral Sciences.