Clinician - Wraparound Program
LINCOLN CHILD CENTER
Lincoln Child Center enables vulnerable and emotionally troubled children and their families to lead independent and fulfilling lives.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Family Specialist
PROGRAM: Project Permanence
ACCOUNTABILITY: Team Leader
To provide direct clinical case management services and after-care to children in transition, and their families; to participate in intake assessments; to provide clinical case management direction to the treatment team.
- M.S.W., M.A., M.S. or Ph.D., in relevant field, from an accredited educational institution.
- Current license or license eligible.
- A minimum of two years of mental health experience.
- Experience in providing direct clinical case management services to children with severe emotional/learning problems and their families preferred.
- Ability to work collaboratively with members of interdisciplinary teams.
- Ability to provide ongoing clinical case management consultation to assigned staff.
- Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to and competence in dealing with cultural and socioeconomic diversity of client population.
- The willingness and the ability to be trained, using our therapeutic and relationship-building philosophy that includes Collaborative Problem-Solving, Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI), and SAFE Environments training programs
- Physical fitness with the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, drop to one knee and get back up.
- Physical ability to work on a keyboard to prepare reports and to enter data.
- Valid California driver's license, a clear driving record, availability of personal vehicle and personal vehicle insurance coverage.
- Must meet eligibility requirements to bill for Medi-Cal services
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Form, oversee and lead family treatment team from a wrap-around service model.
- Participate in Project Permanence on-call.
- Obtain and complete necessary clinical records/documents within assigned time frames.
- Complete outcome measurements within specified time lines.
- Assess psychotherapeutic and case management needs of children and families and develop a treatment plan agreed on by the parent(s), placement agency and treatment team.
- Provide crisis intervention to children and families in collaboration with the treatment team.
- Develop agreed upon discharge plan and assess continuing care needs in collaboration with the Team Leader, parent(s), placement agency, and treatment team.
- Ensure culturally sensitive and relevant treatment plans.
- Involve the child and family members in the treatment plan and promote understanding.
- Develop and monitor working treatment goals and objectives with measurable outcomes.
- Participate in treatment reviews, IEPs and other case conferences as needed.
- Participate in weekly supervision and consult weekly with the relevant program Supervisor.
- Seek out internal consultative resources as appropriate.
- Attend required meetings as assigned.
- Follow agency protocol and procedures.
- Maintain and promote customer-marketing perspective with parents, placement agencies and providers.
- Instruct staff concerning all LCC safety policies, procedures, and rules, and enforcing these within work group. Ensure that staff attends all required safety training sessions.
- Require immediate reporting of all workplace hazards, safety rule violations, near misses, and work related injuries.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
CLASSIFICATION: Regular, full-time, exempt, benefited position.
SCHEDULE: Flexible schedule based on program and client needs. Generally weekdays from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Weekends as needed.
COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience and salary scale.
BENEFITS: Competitive benefits package available.