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Therapeutic Behavioral Specialist (TBS)

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Must be Bilingual in Spanish to work with our clients.

Summary:

Provide direct one-on-one behavioral interventions to assist a consumer in eliminating destructive activities, minimizing impulsivity, and to promote pro-social functioning. This position provides a positive role model and assists in the development of necessary daily living skills and competencies that are required to successfully live in the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides behavioral interventions for consumers under the direct supervision of the TBS Coordinator or his/her designee. Behavioral interventions may include but are not limited to: immediate behavioral reinforcements, positive reinforcement, time-out strategies, time structuring activities and cognitive behavioral approaches.
  • Provides TBS oriented interventions for consumer’s caregivers under the direct supervision of the TBS Coordinator or his/her designee. TBS intervention may include collaboration with other members of the mental health treatment team and assisting in the establishment of effective family boundaries.
  • Participates in monthly child/family team meetings to review progress and goals.
  • Provides behavioral intervention for children/youth and demonstrates appropriate interventions for parents and caregivers.
  • Works closely with case managers and clinicians to facilitate implementation of the child/family treatment plan.
  • Maintains a flexible work schedule to fit the needs of the clients. Responses to crisis situations if they develop during scheduled visits.
  • Charts progress notes, etc.

Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. in a mental health related field and one-year experience with S.E.D. children in a hospital, group home, day treatment, classroom or other equivalent setting.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed to fulfill program needs.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and provide proof of insurance.
  • Obtain Red Cross CPR, First Aid and Pro-ACT certification and maintain such certification throughout the term of employment.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.

San Gabriel Children’s Center reserves the right to close the application period, without notice, when a significant number of applications/resumes have been received or the position becomes filled.

San Gabriel Children’s Center has embarked upon implementing and embedding Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles throughout the organization. Candidates should be aware that all employees are involved in the implementation and the practice of Trauma Informed Care within the organization.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 – $22.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday (Flexible)
  • Or On call

Work Location: Hybrid remote at 4740 N. Grand Ave., Covina, CA 91724

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Clinician

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Summary:

The Clinician provides mental health services and case management to assigned clients who have severe, mental illness.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures Mental Health services are provided and documented in a manner consistent with contractual requirements.
  • Completes and submits all billing sheets along with proper clinical documentation in a timely manner.
  • Provides clinical leadership for the treatment team of representatives from the residential, educational, and mental health service components to coordinate the delivery of effective mental health services.
  • Develops, updates and completes Pre-Authorization Requests, Service Plans and Coordination Plans for all clients in a timely fashion.
  • Maintains a caseload.
  • Working within scope of practice.
  • Develops and maintains a professional relationship with monitoring agencies.
  • Works with the Mental Health Program Manager to ensure program activities conform to program parameters as portrayed to the Department of Mental Health and are consistent with the Service Plan and the individual needs of each client
  • Ensures all interventions utilized are in accordance with agency policies and treatment philosophy.
  • Participates in all scheduled staff and treatment team meetings as necessary.
  • Participates in monthly and ongoing training and demonstrating a commitment to continuous learning.
  • Participates in staff meetings and demonstrating a commitment to the monitoring of outcomes and to continuous quality improvement throughout the program.
  • Collaborates on an on-going basis with clinical management team.
  • Assuming other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Must possess a Doctoral or Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, or social work and maintain an active license in the State of California as a Clinical Psychologist, Marriage and Family Therapist or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or have received a waiver of licensure/intern granted by the State Department of Mental Health, or be license-eligible and registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Must demonstrate an effective knowledge of DSM IV, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health documentation requirements, and an understanding of DMH criteria for determining whether individual clients manifest “medical necessity” for treatment.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and provide proof of insurance if transporting clients/families.
  • Obtain, within 30 days of employment Pro-ACT, Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification and maintain such certification current through the term of employment with SGCC.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

Pay Scale – $31 an hour, Bi-lingual Stipend (English/Spanish) $3000 annualized

 San Gabriel Children’s Center reserves the right to close the application period, without notice, when a significant number of applications/resumes have been received or the position becomes filled.

San Gabriel Children’s Center has embarked upon implementing and embedding Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles throughout the organization. Candidates should be aware that all employees are involved in the implementation and the practice of Trauma Informed Care within the organization.

Clinical Program Manager

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About the role:

The Clinical Program Manager, Field Based Services shares responsibility for the quality and effectiveness of field-based programs by ensuring compliance with internal and external regulation standards. This position ensures all administrative and operational responsibilities in the programs are performing effectively and at their optimum capacity. Manages and directs programs to ensure effective personnel, contractual and organizational management decisions are implemented. Provides direct leadership and management to the clinical staff in field-based programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and direction to the Field Based Program by ensuring they meet or exceed contractual performance goals; ensures the quality and quantity of all program services being provided including delivery of services in accordance with contracted timeframes and funding (budget) parameters, including but not limited to supervision, coordination and management to assigned service teams.
  • Works with management team to develop realistic and measurable objectives for Field Based Services programs; establishes and assigns work plans; reviews status and progress of plans to ensure progress is on schedule; modifies schedules or plans as needed.
  • Assists in tracking, measuring and evaluating Field Based Services program outcome data.
  • Ensures continuity of care for clients in programs.
  • Promotes and establishes an atmosphere of continuous quality improvement throughout the department with motivation, coaching and staff development and/or revision of program policies and procedures.
  • Manages and collaboratively works with the other key management staff and Chief Financial Officer to develop program budgets and ensures expenditures comply with approved budgets; monitors and evaluates budget issues and recommends corrective action.
  • Responsible for directly and indirectly managing staff members within program. Performs conflict-resolution, presents employee commendations, conducts problem solving and implements progressive disciplinary actions appropriate to agency policies and procedures.
  • Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings to communicate issues regarding compliance with established procedures and overall work unit productivity and effectiveness.
  • Identifies program staff training needs and meets needs of program staff by ensuring implementation of training/ administrative supervision sessions that address needs; participates in delivering training sessions related to clinical/program needs, and licensing and supervision requirements; monitors results of training to ensure these are meeting organization goals.
  • Performs managerial duties including interviewing applicants for employment; conducts performance appraisals; and develops higher levels of expertise in staff.

Requirements:

LCSW/LMFT and several years of experience working with seriously emotionally disturbed children and adolescents and their families in a field-based program.

Prefer: Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) and 2 years post licensure

Pay scale is $75,000- $85,000

 San Gabriel Children’s Center reserves the right to close the application period, without notice, when a significant number of applications/resumes have been received or the position becomes filled.

San Gabriel Children’s Center has embarked upon implementing and embedding Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles throughout the organization. Candidates should be aware that all employees are involved in the implementation and the practice of Trauma Informed Care within the organization.

LEAD STRTP RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR

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This Lead Residential Counselor will provide support and assistance to the House Manager in the daily operations of the STRTP facilities.  Additionally, this position will provide daily care of STRTP boys between the age of 12 and 18 in a STRTP setting.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Keeps the House Manager informed of events, activities, and concerns when Residential Manager is not present.
  • Helps coordinate appointments such as medical and court appearances for the clients.
  • Assists House Manager to ensure Title 22 regulations and audit standards are being maintained at all times.
  • Supports House Manager to ensure program standards are being upheld.
  • Coordinates weekend outings with House Manager’s approval.
  • Coordinates Home pass transportation with House Manager’s approval.
  • Attends IEP’s and Court appearances in place of the House Manager/Site Administrator as needed.
  • Assists Mental Health staff in supporting group activities and providing behavioral management of clients as needed.
  • In the absences of the Residential Manager, the Lead Residential Counselor will be the point person at the STRTP facility to lead and guide staff and clients.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate required and have previously been employed as a staff or volunteer at a group home or short-term residential therapeutic center for at least one year or have a Bachelor of Art or Sciences Degree. Other education/experience may qualify.
  • Obtain, within 30 days of employment, Pro-ACT, Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification and maintain such certification current through the term of employment with SGCC.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and provide proof of insurance if transporting clients/families. Must have held a valid driver’s license for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Live Scan clearance, pre-employment physical, TB test and drug test.
  • Must be available weekends and holidays.

Pay Scale: $21-22 an hour depending on education and experience.

 San Gabriel Children’s Center reserves the right to close the application period, without notice, when a significant number of applications/resumes have been received or the position becomes filled.

San Gabriel Children’s Center has embarked upon implementing and embedding Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles throughout the organization. Candidates should be aware that all employees are involved in the implementation and the practice of Trauma Informed Care within the organization.

Substance Abuse Counselor

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Summary:

The Substance Abuse Counselor will provide substance abuse counseling for clients referred for substance abuse counseling across all mental health programs. Provides substance abuse counseling, training and education.

 Primary Substance Abuse Duties:

  • Provides group substance abuse counseling for youth ages 12 to 18 years old who abuse substances or are at risk.
  • Provides substance abuse education to youth at risk for using substances.
  • Provides individual substance abuse counseling to children and youth ages 5-18 across all mental health programs.
  • Educates staff about substance abuse. Assists them in identifying signs and behaviors of a person abusing substance.
  • Counsels clients, individually and in group sessions to assist in overcoming or preventing dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
  • Counsels caregivers to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients with substance abuse issues.
  • Provides clients or caregivers with information about addiction issues and available services and programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.
  • Documents in an accurate and timely fashion all services that are reimbursable through MHSA funding.
  • Proactively ensuring that any type of intervention utilized is in accordance with the agency’s policies and treatment philosophy that seeks to create a supportive, nurturing, and appropriately challenging interpersonal environment.
  • Maintains frequent, regular contact with clients’ therapists, family members, community agency representatives, and educational and client service providers.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate required and have previously been employed as a staff or volunteer at a group home or short-term residential therapeutic center for at least one year or have a Bachelor of Art or Sciences Degree. Other education/experience may qualify.
  • Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor
  • Obtain, within 30 days of employment, Pro-ACT, Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification and maintain such certification current through the term of employment with SGCC.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and provide proof of insurance if transporting clients/families. Must have held a valid driver’s license for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Live Scan clearance, pre-employment physical, TB test and drug test.

Pay Scale: $20 -22 an hour

San Gabriel Children’s Center reserves the right to close the application period, without notice, when a significant number of applications/resumes have been received or the position becomes filled.

San Gabriel Children’s Center has embarked upon implementing and embedding Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles throughout the organization. Candidates should be aware that all employees are involved in the implementation and the practice of Trauma Informed Care within the organization

Nurse Specialist

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Summary:

This position is responsible for providing medication support services and specialty mental health services under the Rehabilitation Options and Targeted Case Management Services to children, adolescents, transition age youth and adults under the supervision of the agency Psychiatrists.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides mental health medication support services and specialty mental health services within the scope of practice.
  • Assists Psychiatrists during psychiatric consultations/treatment and responds to all requests, as appropriate.
  • Responsible in scheduling all psychiatry clients.
  • Authorizes prescription refill requests as directed by the agency Psychiatrist.
  • Educates clients on the potential benefits, risks and side effects of the prescribed medications.
  • Works with clients to develop their awareness and understanding of their psychiatric symptoms and diagnoses.
  • Facilitates medication education groups for clients, families and staff (e.g. medications, drug interactions) on an as needed basis.

Requirements:

  • A valid Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) issued by the State of California.
  • Experience in mental health and substance abuse.
  • Knowledge of medical records maintenance.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and provide proof of insurance if transporting clients/families.
  • Obtain, within 30 days of employment Pro-ACT, Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification and maintain such certification current through the term of employment with SGCC.
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish/English preferred.

Pay Scale: $22.25 – $24 an hour

San Gabriel Children’s Center reserves the right to close the application period, without notice, when a significant number of applications/resumes have been received or the position becomes filled.

San Gabriel Children’s Center has embarked upon implementing and embedding Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles throughout the organization. Candidates should be aware that all employees are involved in the implementation and the practice of Trauma Informed Care within the organization.

SHORT TERM RESIDENTIAL THERAPEUTIC PROGRAM (STRTP)- COUNSELORS Full Time 4-Day Workweek

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This Residential Counselor will provide primary daily care and supervision of STRTP (Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program) clients between the age of 12 and 18 in a STRTP setting. Morning, Evening, NOC Full-time (4 Day Work Week) and On-call shifts available.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains delivery of multidisciplinary treatment plan for assigned residents.
  • Contacts appropriate individuals during crisis.
  • Assures childcare interventions are always appropriate to resident goals.
  • Assures that daily documentation consistently reflects a resident assessment, the care provided, the resident’s response to and the outcomes of care provided.
  • Maintains professional boundaries with residents, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Charting reflects resident’s progress toward meeting treatment plan, progress in meeting goals and effectiveness of intervention.
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of medications, psychiatric and medical.
  • Perform resident care assignments and assists clinical department with appropriate treatment service delivery.
  • Assists staff in the successful implementation of treatment plans for residents.
  • Assists in medical and behavioral situations that necessitate intervention and takes appropriate steps to ensure resident safety and comfort and in all crisis situations.
  • Reports abnormal or unusual circumstances, changes in resident’s condition and acts appropriately in a timely manner to the Residential Manager.
  • Attends all training. Obtains 40 hours during the first year of employment and 40 hours every year thereafter.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate required and have previously been employed as a staff or volunteer at a group home or short-term residential therapeutic center for at least one year or have a Bachelor of Art or Sciences Degree. Other education/experience may qualify.
  • Obtain, within 30 days of employment, Pro-ACT, Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification and maintain such certification current through the term of employment with SGCC.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and provide proof of insurance if transporting clients/families. Must have held a valid driver’s license for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Live Scan clearance, pre-employment physical, TB test and drug test.
  • Must be available weekends and holidays.
  • NOC shift requires one year experience.

Pay Scale: $20 an hour depending on education and experience.

San Gabriel Children’s Center reserves the right to close the application period, without notice, when a significant number of applications/resumes have been received or the position becomes filled.

San Gabriel Children’s Center has embarked upon implementing and embedding Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles throughout the organization. Candidates should be aware that all employees are involved in the implementation and the practice of Trauma Informed Care within the organization.