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Advanced ABA is looking for highly motivated and dedicated Behavior Technicians to provide in-home ad center-based Applied Behavior Analytic (ABA) therapy to children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We offer initial solid and professional training and the chance to work in a highly rewarding and growing field. If you are an energetic, dedicated, and creative professional who has an excellent ability to engage children, this is an excellent opportunity! Work is throughout the Santa Clara County.

Basic Responsibilities/Requirements:


  • Provides 1:1 individualized behavior therapy in child’s home, community settings, or our center;

  • Completes necessary daily data collection;

  • Includes parents/caregivers in sessions to promote generalization and involvement;

  • Attends staff and/or team meetings as requested;

  • Communicates effectively with all team members;

  • Lifts up to 50 pounds, run, squat, sit on the floor, etc.;

  • Has reliable transportation and travel to multiple work sites;

  • Provides proof of valid driver license and current auto insurance;

  • Passes background/fingerprint clearance through DOJ and FBI;

  • Provides/obtains proof of negative TB, and MMR and Varicella vaccinations;

  • Completes CPR training (provided by the company)

Qualifications/Skills:


  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) credential (provided by the company),

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in psychology, early childhood education/development, or related field (preferred), OR, the equivalent of 2 years of college coursework at an accredited college or university,

  • One or more years of related experience with children with autism spectrum disorders and/or other related developmental disabilities (preferred)

  • Works with children on the floor or at small tables

  • Demonstrates good judgment, decision-making, and communication skills

  • Exercises discretion and maintains confidentiality

  • Communicates effectively, verbally and in writing, bilingual is a plus

Benefits:


  • Pay $17-$25/hour

  • Paid drive time

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Master’s/BCBA program fee reimbursement offered

  • BCBA and BCaBA supervision hours provided

  • FT: Paid time off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Health Care (including Dental), and 401K (with generous match)

  • Flexible work schedule

Current openings:

Part-time positions available Mon-Fri 2pm-8pm and Sat 9am-2pm in the Santa Clara County.

www.advancedaba.org 


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Job Details

Level: Entry

Job Location: Fruitvale Office - Oakland, CA

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: Master's Degree

Description

Role:

Under the supervision of the Alameda County Mental Health Program Director and the Clinical Supervisor, the Clinician has the primary responsibility for the providing direct mental health services to 6 to 18 years old and their families. Services include: assessment; development of a family centered treatment plan; providing developmentally appropriate mental health treatment; coordination of care with child welfare workers, parents, foster parents, and other collaterals; maintaining a written record of treatment, including initial assessments and treatment plans.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Direct client care in home or the community for children 6+ years and their families

  • Be linguistically and culturally competent

  • Attend appropriate meetings, which include weekly group supervision, staff meetings, trainings and supervision

  • Obtain consent for treatment from the child welfare worker, where appropriate

  • Monitor eligibility and obtain authorizations where appropriate.

  • Through regularly scheduled sessions, provide psychotherapy, intensive clinical case management, and crisis intervention,, to assigned children and families. Work with various modalities including individual, dyadic, and family therapy. Conduct assessments, diagnosis, and treatment plans in collaboration with clients, caregivers, and other providers. Provide appropriate mental health services.

  • Follow regulatory guidelines, mandated reporting, and program/agency protocols in performing duties

  • Meet yearly productivity requirement of 62.5%

  • Submit CQRT paperwork to QA team by due date 80% of the time

  • Have a yearly chart approval rate of 80%

  • Meet all EPSDT contractual expectations; including all documentation needs, timeliness of progress notes (within 24 hours of service provision), and meet all programs expectations of effective chart management.

  • Abide by all provisions of the ABW personnel manual

  • Perform any other duties as directed.

Qualifications


  • MSW, MA, PhD or PsyD from accredited school of social work or psychology. Must be licensed or registered with BBS or BOP.


  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

  • Excellent clinical and writing skills

  • Direct experience working with diverse racial and ethnic populations

  • Understanding of basic theoretical and developmental principles of infant, early childhood, and family mental health

  • Ability to understand psychological assessment reports; psychological assessment experience a plus for psychologist applicants

  • Must have a car and good driving record

  • Understand and desire to work with a strength-based mental health approach

  • Knowledge, understanding, and willingness to work with interdisciplinary approaches and partnerships

  • Understanding DSM, and treatment plans

  • Ability to work independently and to work as a member of a team

  • Excellent organizational, computer and communication skills.

  • Ability to pass various background checks needed to work with children

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (subject to change, with supervisor approval, to meet the business needs).

Travel

Local travel to various worksites is required.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Employees must pass a background check and receive TB and health clearances prior to employment.

A Better Way is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender, sexual orientation, HIV-status, national origin or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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Job Description


Foresight Mental Health is hiring a licensed mental health therapist (LPC, LPCC, LPCC-S, MSW-LSW, LISW, LISW-S).


We are a personalized medicine startup working to improve mental health care. We are working to make mental health care data-driven, personalized, and technologically advanced. By leveraging our current technology of pharmacogenetic testing, next-generation clinical decision support software and analytics framework, wearables, electronic patient outcome monitoring, digital health applications, and our engineering team, we believe this will enable us to drastically improve the standard of mental health care.


As we grow, our engineering team will add AI-driven chat-bots, optimize psychotherapy, train machine learning models, and build mental health assessment software. Longer-term, we are working on integrating whole-exome sequencing, electroencephalography (EEG), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), brain scans, and much more to our clinic.


Our approach to care is deeply holistic -- our clinical team consists of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, neuropsychologists, and nutritionists.


Compensation:



  • $50/hour;

  • Health insurance;

  • Malpractice insurance;

  • In-office perks;


Schedule: Minimum 30 clinical hours. Average 30-35 clinical hours (as desired), 3 administrative hours, 5 hours unpaid lunch; compensation will be a mix of hourly and fee for service (at the same rate).


Responsibilities:



  • 1:1 psychotherapy

  • Work directly with bioengineers and software engineers to create technology to improve therapy patient outcomes

  • Weekly consultation meetings with other therapists

  • Monthly collaboration meetings with psychiatry providers

  • Create comprehensive patient assessments

  • Aid in treatment planning

  • Complete documentation in compliance with clinical and state requirements

  • Aid in building a physician referral network to attract new patients


License or Certification:



  • Masters or doctoral degree from an accredited university or professional school of Counseling, Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy

  • Appropriate CA-state licensure



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Job Description


Our Screening, Stabilization, and Transition (STAT) Program is an innovative, model program that provides mental health Screening, Stabilization and Transition (STAT) services to children as they enter the foster care system in Alameda County. The Foster Youth Mental Health Therapist completes a mental health screening and informal assessment of every child who arrives at the Assessment Center, providing both individual and milieu-based therapeutic interventions. In addition, therapists provide community-based transition services (usually combining individual sessions and collateral contacts) to help children adjust to placement in foster or group homes.


The STAT program serves children and young adults, ranging in age from just a few days up to their 21st birthday. The program is committed to helping them cope with the traumas of abuse and neglect while working to minimize the impact of being separated from their family, home, and community. In addition, STAT clinicians may carry a small caseload of clients who experience chronic placement instability for whom treatment could extend up to a year.


As a Mental Health Therapist for Foster Youth, you will provide community-based, intensive strategies to address current needs for stabilization, crisis intervention and trauma-focused treatment. We are looking for effective clinicians and collaborators who will provide superb psychosocial assessments, treatment planning, individual and family therapy, and case management.


As a Mental Health Therapist for Foster Youth, you will:



  • Provide screening, assessment and therapeutic interventions as children enter into or change placement within the child welfare system. Consults with county social workers and makes recommendations regarding mental health needs of clients.

  • Provide short-term therapeutic interventions to clients as well as collateral support and guidance to foster parents, relatives and group home staff in order to facilitate children’s transition to and stabilization in their placements.

  • Provide individual and family therapy, caregiver guidance, collateral contacts and case management to children with chronic placement instability for a period of 3-12 months (in both English and Spanish). May work with a case manager as part of a team to best serve youth.

  • Provide services at WCC program sites and in the community (youth’s homes, communities, other agencies, and schools); travel is required up to 90 miles one way.

  • Maintain clinical caseload minimum; meets billable hours & goals as set by the agency.

  • Collaborate with other professionals within WCC and partnering agencies to ensure the highest quality of service to WCC clients.

  • Make collateral contacts on behalf of clients as needed.

  • Comply with WCC policies, procedures, and deadlines related to billing, record keeping, and documentation.

  • Participate in agency and program meetings and professional development trainings as required, including: Agency and program- specific meetings (3 hours/week), Individual Clinical Supervision/consultation (1 hour/week), Clinical Case Conference (2 hours/week).


The ideal candidates have…



  • A Master’s or Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology, marriage and family therapy, or social work. Master’s level candidates must be currently registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

  • Clean CA DMV record and current car insurance and car; travel is required.

  • 1-2 years of post-graduate experience with children/youth.

  • Prior residential or milieu experience preferred.

  • Current California mental health license preferred. (Based on our funding sources, California Department of Mental Health requires all unlicensed psychologists to apply for a professional licensing waiver or show proof of a valid waiver prior to hire date)

  • Proven experience providing individual psychotherapy, parent support, and family therapy to children, adolescents and their families, particularly where children are or have been in foster care.

  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse communities

  • CPR, First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogens certification is required.

  • Knowledge of de-escalation techniques is preferred.

  • Demonstrated clinical experience with foster care, DSS, and community mental health.


Competencies (skills, abilities & knowledge):



  • Clinical service skill — assessment/evaluation, clinical skills, crisis intervention, ability to use supervision effectively, ethical and legal responsibilities, high quality clinical documentation.

  • Knowledge of attachment theory, brief psychotherapy modalities, early childhood and adolescent development, trauma, and principles of milieu therapy.

  • Cultural competence – knowledge of issues of race, class, and ethnicity.

  • Ability to work effectively with clients who have complex, multiple diagnosis histories

  • Efficiency and time management – ability to be well-organized and complete timely documentation.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills.

  • Knowledge of or ability to learn Medi-Cal reimbursement procedures and billing.

  • Collaboration and team functioning – able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team.

  • Prior knowledge and experience with EHR such as Welligent, preferred.

  • Professional conduct.

  • Bilingual clinicians and clinicians of color are strongly encouraged to apply.


Position details and compensation:


This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the STAT Program Director. Salary range for this position is $57,240-$64k+ annually depending on experience and current licensure status, plus a 5% language differential if applicable. Includes competitive compensation and benefits package, 403(b) and incentive compensation plans.


Why work here?


-Be part of a compassionate, driven team that is social justice-focused: We have Staff Affinity Groups such as Staff of Color, LGBTQ+, Equity and Inclusion, Health and Wellness, and more!


-Make a difference for the Bay Area’s most vulnerable populations: We serve hundreds of vulnerable kids and their families each year to create positive changes in their lives!


-Access a growth-oriented learning community: As a Joint Commission Accredited agency, we are dedicated to providing the highest standard of care, and offer extensive clinical trainings and seminars led by field experts. Some of our trainings include:



  • CSEC and CSE-IT

  • Child and Adolescent Development

  • Complex Trauma/Trauma-Informed Care

  • Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS)

  • Supervisor in Training program, and much, much more!


-Receive clinical supervision (individual and group) by a dedicated supervisor to assist toward licensure


We also offer:



  • Competitive pay commensurate with experience (base salary starting at $57,240 post-masters)

  • Bilingual pay differential for qualified candidates (5% of yearly salary)

  • Quarterly and yearly incentive compensation and retirement plan contribution

  • 100% Employer paid medical (base plan, Kaiser HMO), dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term disability coverage for full-time employees

  • Variety of medical plan options including a variety of carriers and types of plans

  • 403b retirement plan with ROTH and 403b contribution options

  • Flex-spending options - Medical, Dependent Care and Commuter Plans

  • 20 days paid time off per year (equivalent to 4 weeks), 11 Paid Holidays, plus Self-Care Leave (additional PTO accrual with increased years of service)



WCC is passionate about leading and encouraging open conversations around race, gender, power, and privilege, and how these impact community mental health. Our staff affinity groups include Staff of Color Council, LGBTQ Staff Group, White Accountability Group, and Equity and Inclusion Council.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diminishing the influence of privilege and discrimination in our field and our workplace, whether due to differences concerning age, citizenship, color, disability, marital or parental status, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.


Company Description

WestCoast Children’s Clinic is committed to providing psychological services to vulnerable children, youth, and their families regardless of their ability to pay and to expanding the reach of psychological services through practice and research. To ensure the ongoing availability of these services, WestCoast is dedicated to training the next generation of mental health professionals.


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Job Description


Foresight Mental Health is hiring a licensed mental health therapist (LPC, LPCC, LPCC-S, MSW-LSW, LISW, LISW-S).


We are a personalized medicine startup working to improve mental health care. We are working to make mental health care data-driven, personalized, and technologically advanced. By leveraging our current technology of pharmacogenetic testing, next-generation clinical decision support software and analytics framework, wearables, electronic patient outcome monitoring, digital health applications, and our engineering team, we believe this will enable us to drastically improve the standard of mental health care.


As we grow, our engineering team will add AI-driven chat-bots, optimize psychotherapy, train machine learning models, and build mental health assessment software. Longer-term, we are working on integrating whole-exome sequencing, electroencephalography (EEG), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), brain scans, and much more to our clinic.


Our approach to care is deeply holisitic -- our clinical team consists of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, neuropsychologists, and nutritionists.


Compensation:



  • $55/hour;

  • Health insurance;

  • 401k equivalent;

  • Malpractice insurance;

  • In-office perks;


Schedule: Minimum 30 clinical hours. Average 30-35 clinical hours (as desired), 3 administrative hours, 5 hours unpaid lunch; compensation will be a mix of hourly and fee for service (at the same rate).


Responsibilities:



  • 1:1 psychotherapy

  • Work directly with bioengineers and software engineers to create technology to improve therapy patient outcomes

  • Weekly consultation meetings with other therapists

  • Monthly collaboration meetings with psychiatry providers

  • Create comprehensive patient assessments

  • Aid in treatment planning

  • Complete documentation in compliance with clinical and state requirements

  • Aid in building a physician referral network to attract new patients


License or Certification:



  • Masters or doctoral degree from an accredited university or professional school of Counseling, Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy

  • Appropriate CA-state licensure



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