Seneca’s Ventura County Crisis Program provides crisis stabilization and short-term residential treatment for youth in serious distress. This groundbreaking program provides a “no eject, no reject” policy to meet the needs of the youth in our care. Our collaborative decision-making process enables each individual youth and family to safely communicate their needs, in order to leverage their strengths, talents, and cultural and ecological resources. Services include linkage to long-term, sustainable supports based on each client’s unique strengths and needs.
The Bilingual Crisis Clinician provides family-based mental health counseling, therapy, crisis intervention and case management services to children and families. The Crisis Residential Clinician is responsible for managing day to day therapeutic activities in our short-term crisis residential program, The Crisis Residential clinician is part of a of the treatment team, works closely with the program psychiatrist and managers.
Seneca supports clinicians towards licensure and beyond. We provide individual and group supervision, regular clinical case conferences, and licensure and renewal courses led by field experts. Expenses such as outside trainings or licensure fees can be mitigated though your clinical training stipend, and you will receive a $4000 salary increase upon getting licensed. Looking to expand your clinical skills even more? Apply for a Professional Development Scholarship and achieve certifications in areas such as CBT, DBT, EMDR, or Spanish for mental health practitioners. Training and growth opportunities in the agency are abundant, and Seneca is committed to helping you advance in your career!
Seneca’s comprehensive employee benefits package ensures that you are just as supported outside of work. We provide 75% of your medical premium, and full coverage for dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, long term disability, and life insurance. We also cover 50% of premiums for dependents. Our fully-paid Employee Assistance Program provides mental health support as well as work and life services, and you will accrue 5 weeks of paid time off every year.
Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve. For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!
- Serve as the clinical lead and work with the treatment team to provide crisis intervention and other mental health services as needed at the COMPASS STRTP.
- Provide case management, individual and family therapy services to ensure the successful transition of clients and their families to community-based providers.
- Demonstrates strong ability to facilitate family and discharge meetings utilizing solutions focused interventions while continually engaging in risk assessment.
- Demonstrates competence in diagnostic assessment.
- Provide on-call coverage to the clients as needed.
- Participate in all program meetings.
- Complete mental health notes and all other clinical paperwork within required time frame. Provide mentorship to staff regarding proper clinical documentation.
- Participate in weekly supervision with the program supervisor or designee.
- Implement department and agency policies and procedures as warranted.
- Maintain professional behavior at all times, appropriately representing the Seneca mission and philosophy.
- Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor or other Seneca Management.
- Carries out functions and responsibilities as it pertains to restraint/seclusion as per Seneca Center Crisis Intervention Policy Section 8.
- Master’s degree in psychology, social work or counseling required
- License eligible and registered with the Board of Behavioral Services
- Bilingual in Spanish required
- Prefer of experience in working with emotionally disturbed children in and out of home care
- Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements
- Own vehicle, valid California Drivers License and insurance
- Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
- Ability to work with a diverse population
- Flexible schedule with ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
- Competitive salary
- Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents, 403(b) retirement plan, 5 weeks of flexible Paid Time Off, and employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
- Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure
- Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunities