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Looking for a career in the social services or mental health sector? Find your passion and come join the SPIRITT Family! Here at SPIRITT Family Services, we are interested in meeting people that have the knowledge, skills, education, and desire to work with children and families. SPIRITT’s associates belong to a network of trained, experienced, caring and committed individuals working in the areas of substance abuse, mental health, violence, trauma and child abuse prevention. For information about employment opportunities at SPIRITT Family Services, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@spiritt.org.

To apply for any of the job openings listed below, please email your resume to careers@spiritt.org and indicate the position for which you are interested. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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SPIRITT Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Position: Clinical Supervisor

Program: Family Preservation

Location: Pomona and Glendora

Status: Full-time, Exempt
Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
Pay Rate: $71,000 - $78,000 Year (BOE)
Open: Until Filled

Summary:

Responsible for providing clinical supervision to supervision to the Family Preservation Glendora and Pomona Program including interns, trainees, and In-Home Outreach Counselors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide leadership, supervision, and coordination of clinical supervision for the Family Preservation Pomona and Glendora Programs within the approved guidelines of the Board of Behavioral Science
  • Provide supervision for a total of 6 staff under the Glendora and Pomona Family Preservation Programs.
  • Participate in Supervisory meeting as scheduled by Directors
  • Review and approve notes on FAF within 48 hours of submission
  • Review and approve assessment and service plans within 30 days of admit date
  • Provide individual and group supervision on a weekly basis to staff
  • Complete all case review with a minimum one per case and supervision forms for all staff
  • Facilitate and participate in monthly peer audits and quarterly program audits
  • Identify training needs for staff and communicate with Program Manager
  • Complete special incident reports within 24 hours and submit to Program manager
  • Notify Program Manager About Special Incidents within an hour
  • Ensure all new clients are screened for level care and make appropriate referrals
  • Attend Case Screenings and provide feedback at DCFS weekly meetings
  • Monitor and ensure collaboration between DCFS and staff regarding mutual clients
  • Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the mental health component of the Agency to ensure program quality
  • Keep Program Manager informed of high-risk cases that require consistent monitoring
  • Complete with in home counselors’ monthly case reviews during supervision hours
  • Develop staff’s professional competencies and complete monthly staff professional development form
  • Provide support for staff’s goals for licensing and hours completion for board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Oversee calendar and scheduling of clinical supervision to ensure compliance to laws
  • Oversee, review, train, and update Counselors & Supportive Staff to ensure accuracy and consistency in program quality, external reports/letters and client files through weekly individual and group meetings.
  • Assist with auditing of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (i.e. check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files)
  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, program, and agency goals
  • Provide coverage for contract meetings when requested by Program Manager
  • Participate in funder/ state and other types of audit preparation
  • Be available to staff/clients after hours for crisis/case consultation
  • Assist Program Manager in training staff on new quality assurance updates from DCFS
  • Participate and assist with agency and initiative wide evaluation of program outcomes and impact
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures and funding/contract (s) requirements
  • Help implement Program Policies to assure program compliance by staff
  • Review documentations to make sure documents are within program/ agency requirements
  • Provide documentation training and training needed for staff 
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed and / or in the absence of the program manager
  • Attend trainings related to program to expand clinical and program knowledge
  • Inform Program Manager with staff related issues to be addressed
  • Implement changes required by Program Manager/ agency and or contract
  • Participate in treatment team meetings as needed
  • Assist Program Manager in administrative related tasks (i.e. hours of service, timeliness of documentations)
  • Assign cases to in home Counselors as requested by Program Manager
  • Be a part of agency rotation for the 855 department crises related to referrals
  • In absence of Program Manager perform program manager role and duties
  • Provide 3 or more Family Preservation Assessment Services (FPAS) Assessments, per month, for Daytime referrals based on the Behavioral Severity Assessment Program (BSAP) tool per budget requirement for SPA 3
  • Contact client and CSW for FPAS assessment within 24 hours of the referral received
  • Document all contacts related to FPAS
  • Submits preliminary summary report within two hours of evaluation and submit final BSAP report within 24-hours of the evaluation via fax to DCFS
  • Contact CSW within 24 hours once assessment has been completed
  • Adheres to budget changes in the program and collaborate with Program Manager

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • A licensed MFT, LCSW, or Clinical Psychologist with a minimum of two (2) years experience in providing clinical supervision
  • Maintain license in good standing with the Board of Behavioral Science if licensed
  • Possess managerial skills sufficient to oversee the clinical supervision of staff
  • Knowledge of FAF documentation
  • Possess good judgement and able to work independently and as a team
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities
  • Possess adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child & family counseling and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse reporting procedures
  • Knowledge and ability to provide integrated services for children adults and families
  • Knowledge and ability to provide services in the alcohol and/or drug related field and to various ethnic/cultural group in the community
  • Knowledge and ability to provide services to families impacted by domestic violence, trauma and loss
  • Knowledge of culture competency when working with children and families
  • Knowledge of core practice and protective factors
  • Knowledge and ability to priced specific services as required by Contract
  • Operate a personal computer and routine word processing skills
  • A fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency approved by the Human Resources Manager
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test one year prior to commencement of employment and every three years thereafter
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
  • Current and valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance
  • Good standing record with Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
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Position: Clinician / IHOC

Program: Family Preservation

Location: Bell Gardens / Santa Fe Springs

Status: Full-time, Exempt
Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
Pay Rate: $54,080 - $58,240
Open: Until Filled

Summary:

The Clinician will provide Up Front Assessments services as per DCFS request. IHOC is responsible for assessing clients. IHOC is responsible for the provision of direct services to the Family Preservation Service Program at SPIRITT Family Services.  The IHOC provides in-home family focused services, counseling, case-management, crisis interventions, systems navigation and advocacy; resource linkage and monitoring; child follow-up; and parenting and educational groups. The IHOC will be responsible for the development of comprehensive treatment plan and monitoring progress in accordance with the five protective factors in the Strengthening Families. The IHOC is to exemplify agency core values of Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency and Recovery and adhere to agency mission and vision

To perform effectively in this position, the candidate must:

  • Provide Services for Belvedere and Santa Fe Springs DCFS Reginal Offices
  • Provide Assessment Services as requested by DCFS Regional Office withing the contractual time frame.
  • Provide Linkage Services
  • Attend Team Decision Making/Child and Family Team (CFT) meetings if necessary
  • Carry a case load of 6-7 Family Preservation cases (IHOC work), in addition to 2-3 Upfront assessments per month and 3 individual counseling cases.
  • Must meet weekly productivity goals as required by contract and assignment of cases by Program Manager.
  • Initiate face-to-face meeting with assigned families at least one hour per week, any additional sessions   may be of shorter duration. 
  • Maintain consistent appointment times with clients/families to provide stability, while also allowing for flexibility when needed in order to meet the needs of clients.
  • Must visit family on a weekly basis and make sure all family members included in the plan are present for the home visits. If any child is not present for the home visit, must do a child follow up within the same week.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology and registered (ASW or AMFT) with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Experience working with at-risk families.
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities and families with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Possess skills in organizing, planning, and prioritizing, as well as good judgment, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities.
  • Possess adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding case management and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns.
  • May require weekend hours based on funding contract
  • Maintain First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Complete a fingerprint check for criminal history and obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency to work in a human services agency
  • Current and valid driver’s license and proof of current auto insurance
  • Driving Record meets agency requirements
  • Clean Tuberculosis test

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Posses adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child and family counseling and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns
  • Ability to provide integrated services for children, adults and families
  • Ability to provide services to various ethnic/cultural groups in the community
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in crisis setting with individuals and families.
  • Organized and able to meet documentation deadlines as required by funding contracts
  • Able to manage change and work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including self-awareness, conflict resolution, open to feedback and supervision, and able to take personal responsibility for job performance
  • Able to promote a positive work environment and maintain professional boundaries
  • Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and Electronic Health Record Systems
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Position: Program Assistant

Program: Partnerships for Families (PFF)

Location: South El Monte Family Center

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Pay Rate: $18.00 - $19.00 Hour
Open Until Filled

 

Summary:

The Program Assistant is responsible for coordinating and performing administrative and clerical duties for the Family Preservation program at SPIRITT Family Services’ South El Monte Family Center. Program Assistant must exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency and Recovery) and adhere to agency mission and vision.  Program Assistant must maintain a pleasant and helpful demeanor with stakeholders, handle multiple projects and prioritize responsibilities. Essential duties will include administrative duties such as answering telephone calls, program billing, scheduling, data entry, assisting with copies and creating client charts and assisting with data collection and reports.

 

To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have:

  • Provide administrative support to Administration and Programs housed out of the South El Monte Family Center.
  • A working knowledge of general office methods.
  • Telephone skills sufficient to handle a heavy volume of calls.
  • Data entry into donor database, staff training log and other project tracking system. 
  • Ability to set up and maintain comprehensive files of information; copies, sorts, faxes and files documents.
  • Accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, external reports/letters, data entry and client files.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • A positive friendly manner to represent the program and agency and to maintain good community relations with external agencies and community groups.
  • Ability to maintain a well organized, stocked and comfortable office environment.
  • Ability to open and close office consistently and punctually each morning and evening throughout the week.

 

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalency.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Maintain First Aid/CPR Certification.
  • Complete a fingerprint check for criminal history and obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency to work in a human services agency.
  • Current and valid driver’s license and proof of current auto insurance.
  • Clean Tuberculosis test.

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Accuracy, timeliness, customer service oriented and a positive attitude are critical.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries as front office representative.
  • Ability to provide services to various ethnic/cultural groups in the community
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in crisis setting with individuals and families.
  • Organized and able to meet documentation deadlines as required by funding contracts.
  • Able to manage change and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including self-awareness, conflict resolution, open to feedback and supervision, and able to take personal responsibility for job performance.
  • Able to promote a positive work environment and maintain professional boundaries.
  • Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and Electronic Health Record Systems.

 

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Position: In-Home Visitor

Program: Partnerships for Families, South El Monte Center

Location: South El Monte Family Center

Status: Full Time, Exempt

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Pay Rate: $23.64 - $29.12 - Hour
Open Until Filled

 

Summary:

In Home Visitor is responsible for providing psychotherapeutic services to clients referred to the Partnerships for Families (PFF) program. Must exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency and Recovery) and adhere to agency mission and vision. Partnerships for Families consist of interventions designed to prevent child maltreatment and increase child safety; facilitate the preservation of families at high risk of child abuse and neglect; develop and strengthen the community safety net; and develop and strengthen parental protective factors.  The Five Protective Factors (parental resilience, social connections, knowledge of parenting and child development; concrete support; and social/emotional competence of children) are the foundation of the (PFF) program. Essential duties will include carrying a caseload and providing short-term, family centered interventions to high risk families with children age five or younger who are at high risk of child abuse or neglect.

 

To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must:

  • Conduct a family assessment utilizing the Family Assessment Form (FAF), to identify family needs. 
  • Provide in home-based services, case-management services including linkage and services to concrete support and basic family needs; health, parenting and/or educational programs or resources; structured parent-child and/or family centered activities.
  • Provide intensive services for families like educational and/or support groups for domestic violence, mental health, substance abuse related needs; and linkage to early care and education.
  • Responsible for documenting client treatment plans, client interventions and services and adhere to program policies and county contract requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology and registered (ASW or IMFT) with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) or licensed (LCSW/LMFT) by the BBS.
  • Two years of experience providing services to families with Children 0-5 years old.
  • Two years of experience providing in-home based services.
  • Complete 40 hours of training, within the first 30 days of hire, related to in-home based services,  child abuse reporting, working with families with children 0-5, and other related topics.
  • Trained in evidence-based practices including Seeking Safety, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other related topics such as ASAM or must complete required trainings within 6 months of hire.
  • May require weekend hours based on funding contract.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Maintain First Aid/CPR Certification.
  • Complete a fingerprint check for criminal history and obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency to work in a human services agency.
  • Current and valid driver’s license and proof of current auto insurance.
  • Clean Tuberculosis test.

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Posses adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child and family counseling and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns
  • Ability to provide integrated services for children, adults and families
  • Ability to provide services to various ethnic/cultural groups in the community
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in crisis setting with individuals and families.
  • Organized and able to meet documentation deadlines as required by funding contracts.
  • Able to manage change and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including self-awareness, conflict resolution, open to feedback and supervision, and able to take personal responsibility for job performance.
  • Able to promote a positive work environment and maintain professional boundaries.
  • Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and Electronic Health Record Systems.
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Position: Lead Clinician

El Monte Location

Full Time

$68,000 – Year

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide leadership, supervision for both spa 3 and 7, and coordination supervision for SPIRITT Bachelor level staff.
  • Participate in Supervisory meeting as scheduled by Directors
  • Review and approve notes on Exym within 48 hours of submission
  • Facilitate and participate in monthly peer audits and quarterly program audits
  • Identify training needs for staff and communicate with manager
  • Notify manager about Special Incidents within an hour
  • Complete special incident reports within 24 hours and submit to manager
  • Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the mental health component of the Agency to ensure program quality
  • Keep agency Director’s and Wraparound Program Managers informed on mental health issues and needs
  • Keep Wraparound Program Manager informed of high risk cases that require consistent monitoring
  • Participate in Wraparound Treatment Team Meeting on a weekly basis
  • Attend and Participate in Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Child and Team Family meetings (CFT)
  • Follow and adhere to the Share Core Practice Model
  • Provide group and individual supervision to bachelor’s level staff for both spa 3 and 7
  • Provide support for staff’s goals for licensing and hours completion for board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Oversee, review, train, and update staff to ensure accuracy and consistency in program quality, external reports/letters and client files through weekly individual and group meetings.
  • Assist with auditing of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (i.e. check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files)
  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, program, and agency goals
  • Provide coverage for contract meetings when requested by Program Manager
  • Participate in funder/ state and other types of audit preparation
  • Be available to staff/clients after hours for crisis/case consultation 24 hours a day
  • Co-Facilitate trainings for identified trainings needs for program staff, related to contract requirements, quality assurance and improvement, and competency based trainings
  • Participate and assist with agency and initiative wide evaluation of program outcomes and impact
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures and funding/contract (s) requirements
  • Provide clinical documentation training and clinical training needed for staff
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed and / or in the absence of the Program Manager
  • Attend trainings related to program to expand clinical and program knowledge
  • Inform Program Manager with staff related issues to be addressed
  • Implement changes required by Program Manager/Agency and or Contract
  • Assist Program Manager in administrative related tasks (i.e. hours of service, timeliness of documentations)
  • Assign cases to clinicians as requested by Wraparound Manager, as needed
  • Adheres to budget changes in the program and collaborate with Program Manager
  • Provide coverage and open cases when needed

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • A licensed MFT, LCSW, or Clinical Psychologist with a minimum of two (2) years experience in providing clinical supervision
  • Maintain license in good standing with the Board of Behavioral Science if licensed
  • Possess managerial skills sufficient to oversee the clinical supervision of staff
  • Complete 14 County/DMH Required Wraparound Trainings within the first 12 months of position
  • Knowledge of DMH documentation
  • Possess good judgement and able to work independently and as a team
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities
  • Possess adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child & family counseling and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse reporting procedures
  • Knowledge and ability to provide integrated services for children adults and families
  • Knowledge and ability to provide services in the alcohol and/or drug related field and to various ethnic/cultural group in the community
  • Knowledge and ability to priced specific services as required by Contract (s) (see attached)
  • Operate a personal computer and routine word processing skills
  • Complete a 7-week session of the Family Communication Skills Classes (Windows/Ventanas)
  • A fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency approved by the Human Resources Manager
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test one year prior to commencement of employment and every three years thereafter
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
  • Current and valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance
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Internships

Year round, SPIRITT Family Services partners with local colleges and universities to provide comprehensive internship opportunities to students in the areas of behavioral health, social work, substance-abuse, non-profit management, marketing and communication, and fund development. Students are provided with direct supervision and professional development training from experienced and licensed professionals. Internship positions are available in our Whittier, La Puente, Glendora and South El Monte locations. SPIRITT Family Services has entered into cooperative learning agreements with:

  • Hope International University
  • Whittier College
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • Pacific Oaks University
  • University of La Verne
  • Intercoast College
  • University of Phoenix, Pasadena

Marriage Family Therapist and Social Work Internship

To participate, students must be enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited university in the field of social work, psychology, or any certified Marriage Family Counseling College. MFT Trainees and Social Worker Associates can expect to work with a variety of clinical diagnosis and clients, including providing culturally sensitive individual, family and group therapy. The MFT/SW Internship is a yearlong program and average about 20 hours per week. Students receive weekly individual and group supervision, in addition to monthly professional development trainings. Bachelor level students in field of mental or behavioral health are also concerns in some instances. Our MFT Interns tend to be referred through cooperative agreements with graduate (and in some instances bachelor’s) programs. The CA Board of Behavioral Sciences published an article on the Most Frequently Asked Questions Relating to Marriage and Family Therapist Trainees and Interns (2009), which can be accessed by clicking here. http://www.bbs.ca.gov/

Internship Positions Typically Open

  • Social Worker Trainee (ASW)
  • Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) Trainee
  • CADCA and RRW/RS

For information about any of these unpaid internship opportunities, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@spiritt.org