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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Bay Area Community Resources
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:Providing a wide range of trauma-informed behavioral and mental health prevention and intervention programs in culturally diverse elementary, middle and high schools in West Contra Costa and Berkeley schools. We are looking for dynamic, skilled clinicians who can bring engaged psychological, emotional, and behavioral support to students, and their families and integrate into the unique school culture with which they serve.This position is hybrid and requires you to travel to your assigned East Bay school site. Weekly in person meetings are required at our El Cerrito Office.Benefits:Pay: $30- 33/hour, depending on licensureApproximately 7 weeks off per year (including holidays)Medical, dental, vision, wellness program, mental health resources, life insurance, flexible spending account, 401(k)Multiple training and professional development opportunitiesAbility to collect pre-licensure child/family hours while getting paid!RequirementsMinimum Qualifications:Experience working in schools within a multicultural, diverse, urban community.Understanding of trauma-informed practices is required.Experience and commitment to collaborating with parents, teachers and school staff.Enjoys participating and positively impacting school culture, being a proactive, engaged mental health leader, mediating and advocating on behalf of children and families, enjoys and thrives collaborating in a complex culturally rich community systemPreferred:Spanish language highly desirable.Master's Degree in Counseling, Clinical Social Work, or Psychology.Experience with Medi-Cal paperwork a plus.Open to self-reflection, introspection and exploring areas of self as they pertain to the clinical work.Responsibilities:Provide trauma-informed, strengths-based individual, group and family mental health services, including therapy, family consultation, case management, and prevention education.Provide relevant school-focused behavioral health services including, but not limited to:Classroom prevention education (e.g. communication skills, Anti-bullying/Be an Ally mindfulness practices.)Teacher in-services on desired mental health topicsParticipate on school's intervention teams (e.g. CARE teams.)Provide crisis intervention and trauma response as neededProvide family education opportunities as neededConsult with school administration, faculty and staff on specific youth and families and on school mental health issues in general. Participate is SST, IEP meetings.Work with school staff, administrators, Community School Managers, and parents to coordinate services.

Keywords: Bay Area Community Resources, Richmond , Mental Health Therapist, Other , Richmond, California

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