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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Bay Area Community Resources
Location: Richmond
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

Sign on bonus of $3,000 upon 60 days of successful employmentProviding 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. 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: $31- 35/hour, depending on licensure; additional supplement for bilingual Spanish in certain positions.Approximately 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 paidMinimum Qualifications:Master's Degree in Counseling, Clinical Social Work, or Psychology.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 desirableExperience 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.About UsBay Area Community Resources (BACR) promotes the healthy development of individuals, families and communities through direct services, volunteerism, and partnerships in the San Francisco Bay Area.We have deep respect for the communities we serve throughout the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, the dedicated staff who show up for those in need, and the opportunity we have been given through this work to promote resilience in tens of thousands of individuals every year.BACR is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support, and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Visit our website at .Above is the pay range for this position that we reasonably expect to pay. Individual compensation is based on various factors including experience/education, skillset, and geographic location.

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

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