JOB SUMMARY: The Clinical Therapist will provide clinical assessment, individual/family/group therapy, case management, and crisis intervention to children and adolescents enrolled in the EPSDT (Early Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment) federally funded program administered through Alameda County Behavioral Health Care. Clients are seen in outpatient and community settings, as well as in several Alameda county elementary and middle schools. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties will include:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: The Clinical Therapist must have:
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in providing psychotherapy and clinical case management in Asian and Pacific Islander communities, or interest in or commitment to working in Asian community. Candidates who are bilingual/bicultural in an Asian language are strongly desired. AGENCY: Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA), a community-based non-profit organization, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the historically underserved Asian and Pacific Islander communities living in the East Bay Area. CHAA also provides services for members of the communities in which we are located. Clients do not need to identify as Asian or Pacific Islander to receive our services. Offering services and expertise that are sensitive to language, cultural needs, and the experiences of our clients, CHAA provides behavioral health care to individuals, families and various communities with offices in Richmond, Antioch and Oakland. CHAA programs span behavioral health services, prevention, early intervention and advocacy. CHAA offers community-based services for children, youth and adults (in Oakland) through individual, group and family therapy, case management, alcohol and other drug prevention and treatment, consultation and psychological assessment. Collaboration is a key operating principle in our work. CHAA values that shape our services are: § Wellness, recovery and resiliency; § Consumer-driven services for adults; family-driven services for children; § Cultural competency embedded in program and service delivery design; § Community involvement that is promoted and developed; § Delivery of services and supports through Integrated Service Teams COMPENSATION: Competitive salary with benefits. This is a full-time position. BENEFITS: Full benefits (Health insurance, dental insurance, 401k, PTO, etc.) are included. This is a great opportunity to work at a growing agency with innovative approaches to addressing and fulfilling the behavioral health, youth and community advocacy and development needs of underserved Asian and Pacific Islander communities. CHAA is in the cities of Alameda, Oakland, Richmond, and Antioch, California. CHAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. APPLICATION: Send current resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
CHAA (formerly APPS) is a leading community-driven provider of behavioral health, youth development, and family support services for the historically under served Asian, South Asian and Pacific Islander communities of the Bay Area. Strengthened by a diverse professional staff with roots in the API community, CHAA offers its services on a personal level, creating brighter futures for Asian, South Asian and Pacific Islanders.
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