Mental Health Professional – In-Home Crisis (Temp/FT)

The Children’s In Home Crisis Stabilization (CIHCS) Program is seeking a temporary full-time, Mental Health Professional to join it’s team. CIHCS targets to serve challenged children, aiming services to at-risk  children ages  0-17. Helping children who experience thoughts of suicide, thoughts to harm others, self-harming behaviors (cutting) and/or aggressiveness.  Providing an effective, proven service model.  Immediate response where the family is located for intake only.  Short term and intensive (3 weeks). Services provided within the home and/or community.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide 24/7 intensive crisis intervention and critical safety management services based on an on call schedule.
  • Prove support to the individual child and family to help them cope with stressors related to emotional disturbance and stressors.
  • Areas of clinical focus include interventions focused on safety, coping skills, problem solving, social support and communication.
  • Participate as a member of multi-disciplinary team in all treatment plan reviews of children.
  • Consult, confer and coordinate with referring and other community agencies and resources to advocate for the mental health needs of the child/family.
  • Document all services provided for contract compliance as well as financial, statistical and other reporting purposes

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field
  • Two years’ experience preferred
  • Valid California Driver’s License
  • Live Scan fingerprinting required
  • Experience with families and children is preferred
  • Bilingual Vietnamese/Spanish desirable
  • Registration with BBS required

Interested applicants please submit cover letter, resume, employment application, and salary history to [email protected] referencing the position title in the subject line.

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