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Licensed Therapist - $2000.00 Sign on bonus
Sacramento Children's Home

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Licensed Therapist - $2000.00 Sign on bonus

Sacramento Children's Home
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Job Summary

$63.6k per year
Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 11 days ago
Job Role
Therapist, Family Therapist
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Job Description

  :Under the supervision of the Clinical Program Manager, the Licensed Urgent Response Therapist (URT) provides urgent response to youth and caregivers seeking assistance. This involves phone triage and de-escalation, as well as in-person response and follow up care to ensure increased safety, stability, and linkage to community, health, educational, social, and mental health resources. Additionally, the URT provides clinical assessment and referral. 


We are offering $2,000.00 sign on Bonus, Flexible 4-10 work schedule, and this position has NO productivity goals.  


Founded in 1867, the Sacramento Children's Home is the oldest active charity in Sacramento, among the most highly respected and we have just added our newest program to the SCH family of programs, The Source! The Source is a 24/7, 365 days per year call center that provides immediate phone response, mobile in-person/face-to-face crisis intervention, triage services, mediation, follow-up support, and information and referral services to current and former foster youth up to age 21 and current resource/foster families who are experiencing crisis, or emotional or behavioral distress that, without immediate support, risks disruption to the current living situation.     


  • Provide assessment, triage, and crisis response to those seeking support through The Source’s contact methods (phone, text, online, etc.).
  • Coordinate needed response to client/caregiver crisis and involve additional Source roles (UR Coordinators, advocates).
  • Provide short-term follow up services to client/caregiver to further implement techniques from developed safety plans, teach basic coping skills, and facilitate linkage to other providers and community resources.
  • Provide mental health and substance abuse assessment as indicated.
  • Take responsibility for initial safety plan development and implement plan with youth and caregivers.
  • Monitor and ensure effective linkages with community and agency service providers.
  • Must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work, Counseling or Psychology; and be licensed with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an LCSW , LPCC  or LMFT
  • One year of direct practice experience working with seriously disturbed children, adolescents, and families, and experience in engaging parents as partners and working successfully with families from diverse ethnic and cultural groups is preferred.

                       Must meet the requirements of the SCH Driving Qualifications policy.  Must be at least 21 years of age. 


We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and accident insurance, short and long term disability plans, retirement plan, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays, tuition reimbursement, paid training and career advancement opportunities.  


   External candidates must complete our on-line employment application available at   

Business Overview

Our Story

The Sacramento Children’s Home is opening doors to the future by maximizing the potential of children and families. Through a wide range of residential and community-based programs, we are able to systematically address family issues and break the generational cycle of child abuse and neglect.

Why Work With Us?

When you work at the Sacramento Children’s Home, you’re not just making a living. You’re playing a key role in breaking the cycle of child abuse.he Sacramento Children’s Home is growing! Sacramento nonprofit jobs are one of the most direct ways to g

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