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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.

Disclaimers: If the position you are interested in is not listed, this means that we are no longer accepting an application for this position. Many times our posted notices are re-posted to other sites and the information on those sites may not be up to date. Due to the high volume of responses we receive, we are regrettably unable to provide status updates and verification that your application was received. 

SPIRITT Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Position: Child and Family Specialist

Program: Wraparound SPA 3

Rate: $19.00/ hour

The Child and Family Specialist works specifically with the children and family in their home, school environment and respective community. They are responsible for working with children in home and out-of-home placements and their families to provide a variety of services ranging from behavior management, transportation, respite care, school aid, crisis intervention, self help skill building, vocational training and other services as needed to help them achieve permanency.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Work closely with program staff, especially the Parent Partner and Facilitator to support the family and address their needs towards achieving individual/family goals
  • Provides services to clients and their families in multiple environments, including but not limited to schools, homes, group homes and the community
  • Collaborates with care coordinators assigned to each case to determine appropriate plan of care for each client/family
  • Provides mental health services, including rehabilitation and collateral and other services, including behavior management, transportation, respite care, school aid, crisis intervention, self help skill building, vocational training to clients and their families as deemed necessary and appropriate through the assessment process and in collaboration with the Child and Family team
  • Carries a caseload and provides case management services to clients and their families including resource linkage and referral and system of care navigation
  • Ability to appropriately document services provided to clients and billing of services
  • Attend community meetings/conferences and interagency meetings to represent agency/program in a professional manner as assigned by Program Manager
  • Participate as a member of the Child and Family Team to provide direct services to the child and family as identified/documented on the child and Family Plan of Care
  • Participates in working towards supporting the client in meeting their needs and achieve their goals.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with service team/providers and community partners
  • Communicates and coordinates regularly with others involved with the family to best advocate for the client
  • Be available to staff/clients during work and/or after hours for crisis/case consultation (when assigned by Program Manager)
  • Adheres to HIPAA requirements and regulations for all program participant
  • Attends all CARF and agency trainings Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Associate Arts in Human Services, Social Work or Psychology and at least one year experience working with high risk youth or a high school diploma (or GED) plus three years experience working with high risk youth
  • Knowledge, understanding and skills in working with socially and emotionally disturbed adolescents in a residential or outpatient setting including but not limited to probation youth, mental health and social services programs
  • Ability to organize, plan and prioritize tasks
  • Possess good judgment and able to work independently and as a team
  • Possess good oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities
  • Posses ability to relate to children and caregivers and help support families in working with schools, county agencies and other health care and social service providers
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse reporting procedures
  • Knowledge of community resources, especially related to mental health, education, medical and other social service sectors
  • Knowledge and ability to provide specific services as required by Contract
  • Complete a 7-week session of the Family Communication Skill Classes (Windows/Ventanas)
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received
  • Provide copies of valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills and ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Additional language abilities preferred.
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test one year prior to commencement of employment and every three years thereafter.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Hours: Full-time plus some on-call duties after hours (with some flexibility).

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Position: Human Resources Specialist

Program: Administration

Rate: $50,000-$55,000 

The Human Resources Generalist will provide support to the Human Resources Director and Administration in areas related to HR processes. Performs a variety of skilled administrative and clerical duties related to human resources functioning. These may include but are not limited to: maintain employee databases and files; process status changes; interface with payroll to resolve problems; process garnishments; and prepare and process all payroll related functions, compile data and prepare reports; prepare for audits; provide information to employees on policies and procedures; participate in employee activities and conduct monthly all staff meetings. May provide clerical support to HR Director and staff

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Partners with Agency Administration with obtaining and filing documentation on employee coaching, performance appraisals, transfers, change in pay and other related personnel documents.
  • Ensures local state & government compliance in areas such as wage and hour, EEO/AA and Immigration (ICE). Ensures consistent administration of SPIRITT’s policies and procedures.
  • Establish new employee files and conducts regular file audits.
  • Updates and maintains employee personnel files for employment status, benefits, grievances, performance reviews, disciplinary actions and separations.
  • Perform file audits to ensure that all required employee documentation is collected and maintained.
  • Maintains calendar of HR related activities.
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of bi-weekly payroll for over 100 employees
  • Maintains records and deductions for garnishments and other special payroll deductions
  • Administers the electronic timekeeping system. Including the set-up of new-hire employees, validate employee program charges and adherence to FLSA; ensure valid data transfers to/from payroll service
  • Maintain employee records by verifying SPIRITT Action Forms; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization and adherence to APA policy including compliance with federal/state/local regulations
  • Create requested reports that pertain to payroll and/or HR documentation that is maintained in the personnel files
  • Adheres to Agency Policies and Procedures.

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Minimum Level of Education – certificate or training in Business Management, Human Resources, related area of study, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum level of job related experience prior to the current job 3 years of HR experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely answer questions and convey information to employees and management team.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Internet fluency.
  • Ability to work independently and self- initiator.
  • Multi-tasking & organization & planning skills are important since interruptions are frequent, and advance & impromptu deadlines require decision making.
  • Takes responsibility for local HR activities; makes self-available to employees & the management team.
  • Effective time management skills, including ability to prioritize workload to meet key deadlines.
  • Some experience with applications and operation of HRIS software, such as Success Factors & ADP is helpful.
  • Daily interaction with hourly employees, supervisors & managers to coach, persuade and communicate information. High level of confidentiality & professionalism is required.
  • Must be adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve programs in a timely manner.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly, both written and orally, as to communicate with employees, members of the HR management team, and in group presentations and meetings.
  • Must be able to effectively read and interpret information, present numerical data in a resourceful manner, and skillfully gather and analyze information.
  • Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently.
  • Must be organized, accurate, thorough, and able to monitor work for quality.
  • Must be dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management.
  • Fingerprint check for criminal history background and receive a clearance from a law enforcement agency, and training on child abuse reporting procedures.
  • Complete the Family Communication Skill Classes (Windows/Ventanas).
  • Current and valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance.
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Position: In-Home Outreach Counselor

Program: Family Preservation- Glendora

Rate: $20.00 hour

The 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Carry a Full-time caseload equal to a minimum of 12 home visits per week.
  • 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. Must make up Excused and Unexcused absences within the same week if possible, no later than the following week. Must notify CSW within 24 hours of missed visit.
  • In collaboration with the family and DCFS, the IHOC will conduct FAF Assessment within the first 30 days of case start date and complete a new assessment every 90 days. At case closing, IHOC must complete a closing summary and closing outcomes for each case.
  • Attend trainings related to the use of assessment tools: Family Assessment Form (FAF)
  • Link families to mental health services, community resources and to any supplemental services needed.
  • Provide parenting classes in order to comply with informal parenting classes.
  • Complete DMH referrals, DMH log and follow up on linkages to Mental Health Services.
  • Collaborate with County CSW and other advocates in person, via telephone, and/or by written correspondence, as needed, intra-agency and externally, to better assist clients by providing maximum support.
  • Attend weekly individual (1hour in length) or group supervision (2 hours in length) with Clinical Supervisor to discuss cases, client progress, administrative issues, and clinical issues.
  • Inform Supervisor of weekly schedule and calendar
  • IHOC must make contact with ARS families within 2 business days of the start day and regular Family Preservation cases within 5 days of the start date.
  • All contacts via phone or in person must be documented and the FAF system.
  • Monthly reports must be completed by the 7th of each month.
  • Mileage report must to be completed by the 5th of each month.
  • Appropriately manage client/family crises and emergency needs, with an emphasis on the safety of all parties involved.
  • Promote client engagement and retention, including responding to clients/families in a timely, friendly manner and provision of quality, client-centered services.
  • Respond to newly assigned referrals promptly and within specified timeframe, as determined by contract and Program Manager
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, assessments, weekly case notes, external reports/letters, client files and all other documentation including the self audit of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (i.e. check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files).
  • Submit weekly progress notes in accordance with 72 hours note submission policy.
  • Participate in all MCPC meetings, in addition participate in TDM and CFT meetings as requested by DCFS.
  • Attend meetings/conferences/outreach opportunities and intra-agency meetings/trainings representing SPIRITT Family Services in a professional manner.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly progress reports necessary for contract compliance.
  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, program, and agency goals.
  • Participate and assist with agency-wide and program-specific evaluation of program outcomes and impact, including collecting and reporting client data (demographics, progress, outcomes) to Program Manager and utilizing computer-based data collection tools as needed.
  • Protect the integrity, respect, and privacy of all families/clients served, including maintaining professional boundaries, security of personal client information, and compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor always and contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Adhere to Agency and Program Policies and Procedures
  • Must attend mandatory monthly staff trainings and weekly program staff meetings.
  • Assist in planning family structured educational activities and events as needed

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology.
  • Or a Masters in Clinical Field (MSW, MA/MS in Psychology, MFT) 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.
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse reporting procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain personal and programmatic boundaries, while providing supportive services.
  • Knowledge of typical child growth/development and parent-child relationships.
  • Knowledge of child abuse reporting laws and of law and ethics.
  • Ability to relate to families from a strength-based, family-centered model.
  • Demonstrates motivation and the ability to learn and practice basic supportive skills, including developing trusting relationships, problem solving skills, and accepting individual differences.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide specific services as required by SPIRITT Family Services.
  • Operate a personal computer and routine word processing skills.
  • Maintain good standing DMV driving record.
  • Complete 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.
  • Provide copies of valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance.
  • Recent Tuberculosis test

Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm with limited weekends and evenings.

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Position: Staff Accountant

Program: Administration

Rate: $24.04- $26.45/ hour

The Staff Accountant Performs a wide range of moderately complex accounting tasks at a skill level high enough to accurately maintain the organization's books, including but not limited to: preparation, maintenance and analysis of accounting records, schedules, reports and financial statements; preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of ledger accounts; preparation of federal, state and local tax returns. Researches and resolves problems. Ensures accuracy and compliance with accounting policies and procedures. Performs responsibility assigned specific accounting area such as A/R, A/P, G/L or payroll applying the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Assists the Director of Finance & Administration with the day-to-day, monthly and year-end operations of the Accounting/Finance Department.
  • Prepares the agency Daily Cash Flow projection.
  • Performs the monthly bank reconciliation for multiple accounts.
  • Analyze General Ledger activity for discrepancies and report back to the Director of Finance & Administration.
  • Assist with general account reconciliations, including the Accounts Receivable reconciliation.
  • Assists in preparing and recording the invoices and collate the supporting documents for submission to government and foundation
  • Manage the processing of cash receipts, recording of revenue and receivable and work closely with program and administration teams to ensure that revenues and receivables are reconciled with available data at any given time.
  • Maintains the Billing Log and facilitates scheduling to ensure invoices are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Provides support for agency and program audits.
  • Maintains the Fixed Asset Database, including tagging and auditing Fixed Assets.
  • May support the Director of Finance & Administration in conducting agency trainings and updating the Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • May support the processing and recording of accounts payable transactions and ensure that all invoices and staff reimbursements are paid accurately and in accordance with Agency's and County' policies and procedures.
  • May assist in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements, budget performance, and interim grant financial reporting.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and
  • Assists in the preparation of reports necessary for proposals and/or grant

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or accounting/finance. Experience with nonprofits preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to demonstrate attention to details and good-record-keeping
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, especially Excel) and other accounting system QuickBooks or Financial
  • Hands-on detail-oriented
  • Team player and can collaborate with other teams in the
  • High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact and
  • Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting and keep current with developments and trends. Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work

Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm with limited weekends and evenings.

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Position: Program Assistant

Program: Healthy Families America SPA 7

Rate: $18- $19.50/ hour

Program Assistant is responsible for coordinating and performing administrative and clerical duties for the Healthy Families America (HFA) program at SPIRITT Family Services Bell Gardens Center. Program Assistant must exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency and Recovery) and adhere to agency mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Respond to telephone calls in a timely, friendly manner and assist callers as able.
  • Provide resource/linkage to callers as needed, including brief screening of callers for appropriateness for referral to SPIRITT programs.
  • Type a wide variety of routine and complex correspondence, forms, reports and similar items using a personal computer.
  • Set up and maintain comprehensive files of information, copy, sort, fax and file documents.
  • Protect the integrity, respect, and privacy of all families/clients served, including maintaining compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Open site for the day (and close when needed); includes list of tasks required to open the office (unlock doors, open blinders, wipe down areas, etc.)
  • Provide front desk coverage in the morning and as needed.
  • Support the coordination of front desk coverage as required.
  • Work with Program Manager and Program Supervisor to integrate home visitation data collection efforts and incorporate and implement any revisions in data collection activities related to evaluation.
  • Participate in Stronger Families Database User Group meetings led by Los Angeles Best Babies Network (LABBN) as needed.
  • Promote team cohesiveness amongst office staff and provide supportive office environment. This includes working with members of different SPIRITT programs and working collaboratively with them.
  • Maintain punctuality on a daily basis, with regards to work start time and attending meetings as requested.
  • Work closely with the HFA Program Manager to ensure quality implementation of the HFA program.
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, external reports/letters and client files.
  • On a daily basis, ensure office machines are stocked with paper and are in proper working order; call for service as necessary; maintain office supplies and order more as necessary ensuring remaining within program budget limits and lowest cost commensurate with acceptable quality; and responsible for overall environmental upkeep of work environment and communicating any problems/concerns to Program Manager.
  • Maintain program calendar and facilitate scheduling to ensure program/clerical support and use of office space.
  • Set-up and clean-up for meetings, as requested by Program Manager.
  • Assist in collecting, picking up, and distributing donated items for the program and/or agency.
  • Assist in preparation of reports necessary for proposals, grant applications, and program reports.
  • Assist in planning family structured educational activities and events.
  • Participate and assist with agency-wide and program-specific evaluation through collecting and entering data.
  • Attend mandatory monthly staff trainings, weekly program meetings, as well as additional trainings and meetings at Program Manager’s request.
  • Adhere to Agency and Program Policies and Procedures.
  • Participate in agency subcommittees as required.

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalency.
  • A working knowledge of general office methods.
  • Telephone skills sufficient to handle a heavy volume of calls.
  • A positive, friendly manner to represent the Agency.
  • Take initiative and be willing to learn.
  • A fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency.
  • Training on child and adult abuse reporting procedures completed within first 30 days of hire.
  • Knowledge and understanding of specific requirements set forth in the First 5 LA HFA contract.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a team member to collaborate in completing job responsibilities with team.
  • Complete the 7-week session of the Family Communication Skill Classes (Windows/Ventanas) within the first year of hire.
  • Personal computer and routine word processing skills.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Current and valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance.
  • Tuberculosis test.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish.
Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday, some weekends and after hours as needed (with some flexibility).

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Position: Case Navigator

Program: Prevention and Aftercare SPA 3

Rate: $18- $20.80/ hour

The Case Navigator is responsible for providing a wide variety of direct services to children and families, to execute the Prevention & Aftercare Program objectives, while exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency and Recovery) and adhere to agency mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Conduct screening and assessment of client needs and provide multi-level case management services within the scope of practice and as required by program contract(s) (i.e. over the phone and/or in person).
  • For all DCFS Referred Families: must make one telephonic contact attempt with the family within two (2) business days of receipt of all DCFS referrals; shall make a minimum of at least three (3) attempts total via phone, face-to-face, and/or letter to reach the family; if unable to make contact with the first attempts, shall attempt one in-person contact within ten (10) business days from the last attempted contact.
  • Research and provide resources/referrals and linkage follow-up to clients.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with partners in communities served and regularly explore opportunities for P&A participants to receive prevention related services most accessible to them.
  • Provide group and/or individual services to client/family upon the needs agreed on the case plan and with team.
  • Provide face-to-face services during COVID-19 pandemic.
  • In addition to face-to-face, services may also be offered virtually through Zoom or other virtual platforms.
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic will be responsible for providing “curbside services” to staff/clients while practicing agency curbside policy and protocols, including wearing appropriate PPE, social distancing, sanitizing and hygiene protocols
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, required to work onsite at a designated SPIRITTT Family Center while following social distancing, PPE and other COVID-19 health and safety protocols
  • Assist client and/or family in their daily functions by providing support services and behavioral skill building in the home, at school, and/or other settings to meet the clients’ needs.
  • Assist in developing and executing structured family programs and educational activities for children, youth, and/or adults as assigned.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting and other meetings to meet the contract requirements.
  • Attend meetings/conferences/outreach opportunities and intra-agency meetings/trainings representing SPIRITT in a professional manner.
  • Maintain specified level of cases as determined by Program Manager.
  • May need to assist in transporting clients to deliver services and necessary documents.
  • Maintain consistent appointment times with clients/families, while also allowing for flexibility to meet the needs of clients.
  • Appropriately manage client/family crises and emergency needs, with an emphasis on the safety of all parties involved with consultation from Clinical Supervisor or Program Manager.
  • Promote client engagement and retention, including responding to clients/families in a timely, friendly, respectful manner and provision of quality, client-centered services.
  • Utilize multiple strategies within the Core Practice Model, Strengthening Families’ Protective Factors Model, and other community empowerment models as assigned.
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, assessments, weekly case notes, external reports/letters, client files and all other documentation.
  • Must complete the self-audit of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (i.e. check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files).
  • Protect the integrity, respect, and privacy of all families/clients served, including maintaining professional boundaries, security of personal client information, and compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Participate in weekly group and individual supervision by a licensed supervisor.
  • Provide office support including and not limited to: food pick up, room set up, and clean up.
  • Must adhere to agency crisis intervention plan.
  • Monthly reports and Mileage reports must be completed before the 5th of each month.
  • Be available to clients and team members after hours for crisis intervention and/or case consultation (when directed by Manager).
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures, and County contract requirements

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Bachelor’s degree in child development preferred or extensive experience in a related field preferred.
  • Possess good judgement and ability to communicate/consult high risk situations/crisis to supervisors.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities.
  • The basic rules of vocabulary, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Basic organizational skills to ensure a workable efficient office including organization schedules, electronic and paper records and files; and attention to details and timeliness.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to promote a positive work environment and maintain professional boundaries.
  • Ability to interact appropriately with staff, clients and other stakeholders (i.e., funders, community).
  • Ability to independently make decisions in the absence of supervisors.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide integrated services for children, adults and families.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide specific services as required by Contract (s) (see attached).
  • Demonstrates motivation and the ability to learn and practice basic supportive skills, including developing trusting relationships, problem solving skills, and accepting individual differences.
  • Ability to relate to families from a strength-based, family-centered model.
  • 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 core practice and protective factors.
  • Attend contract require trainings including: Shared Core Practice Model; Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support; Protective Factors Training; and Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting.
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse reporting procedures.
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities and families with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Ability to respond to differences in cultural beliefs, behaviors and learning, and communication styles within the communities served.
  • Complete fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency approved by the Human Resources Manager.
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received, if applicable.
  • Provide copies of valid drivers' license and a good standing driving record.
  • Proof of current auto insurance.
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish.
Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday, weekends and nights may be required.

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Position: Case Navigator

Program: Prevention and Aftercare SPA 7

Rate: $20/ hour 

The Case Navigator is responsible for providing a wide variety of direct services to children and families, to execute the Prevention & Aftercare Program objectives, while exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency and Recovery) and adhere to agency mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Conduct screening and assessment of client needs and provide multi-level case management services within the scope of practice and as required by program contract(s) (i.e. over the phone and/or in person).
  • For all DCFS Referred Families: must make one telephonic contact attempt with the family within two (2) business days of receipt of all DCFS referrals; shall make a minimum of at least three (3) attempts total via phone, face-to-face, and/or letter to reach the family; if unable to make contact with the first attempts, shall attempt one in-person contact within ten (10) business days from the last attempted contact.
  • Research and provide resources/referrals and linkage follow-up to clients.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with partners in communities served and regularly explore opportunities for P&A participants to receive prevention related services most accessible to them.
  • Provide group and/or individual services to client/family upon the needs agreed on the case plan and with team.
  • Provide face-to-face services during COVID-19 pandemic.
  • In addition to face-to-face, services may also be offered virtually through Zoom or other virtual platforms.
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic will be responsible for providing “curbside services” to staff/clients while practicing agency curbside policy and protocols, including wearing appropriate PPE, social distancing, sanitizing and hygiene protocols
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, required to work onsite at a designated SPIRITTT Family Center while following social distancing, PPE and other COVID-19 health and safety protocols
  • Assist client and/or family in their daily functions by providing support services and behavioral skill building in the home, at school, and/or other settings to meet the clients’ needs.
  • Assist in developing and executing structured family programs and educational activities for children, youth, and/or adults as assigned.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting and other meetings to meet the contract requirements.
  • Attend meetings/conferences/outreach opportunities and intra-agency meetings/trainings representing SPIRITT in a professional manner.
  • Maintain specified level of cases as determined by Program Manager.
  • May need to assist in transporting clients to deliver services and necessary documents.
  • Maintain consistent appointment times with clients/families, while also allowing for flexibility to meet the needs of clients.
  • Appropriately manage client/family crises and emergency needs, with an emphasis on the safety of all parties involved with consultation from Clinical Supervisor or Program Manager.
  • Promote client engagement and retention, including responding to clients/families in a timely, friendly, respectful manner and provision of quality, client-centered services.
  • Utilize multiple strategies within the Core Practice Model, Strengthening Families’ Protective Factors Model, and other community empowerment models as assigned.
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, assessments, weekly case notes, external reports/letters, client files and all other documentation.
  • Must complete the self-audit of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (i.e. check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files).
  • Protect the integrity, respect, and privacy of all families/clients served, including maintaining professional boundaries, security of personal client information, and compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Participate in weekly group and individual supervision by a licensed supervisor.
  • Provide office support including and not limited to: food pick up, room set up, and clean up.
  • Must adhere to agency crisis intervention plan.
  • Monthly reports and Mileage reports must be completed before the 5th of each month.
  • Be available to clients and team members after hours for crisis intervention and/or case consultation (when directed by Manager).
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures, and County contract requirements

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Bachelor’s degree in child development preferred or extensive experience in a related field preferred.
  • Possess good judgement and ability to communicate/consult high risk situations/crisis to supervisors.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities.
  • The basic rules of vocabulary, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Basic organizational skills to ensure a workable efficient office including organization schedules, electronic and paper records and files; and attention to details and timeliness.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to promote a positive work environment and maintain professional boundaries.
  • Ability to interact appropriately with staff, clients and other stakeholders (i.e., funders, community).
  • Ability to independently make decisions in the absence of supervisors.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide integrated services for children, adults and families.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide specific services as required by Contract (s) (see attached).
  • Demonstrates motivation and the ability to learn and practice basic supportive skills, including developing trusting relationships, problem solving skills, and accepting individual differences.
  • Ability to relate to families from a strength-based, family-centered model.
  • 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 core practice and protective factors.
  • Attend contract require trainings including: Shared Core Practice Model; Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support; Protective Factors Training; and Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting.
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse reporting procedures.
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities and families with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Ability to respond to differences in cultural beliefs, behaviors and learning, and communication styles within the communities served.
  • Complete fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency approved by the Human Resources Manager.
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received, if applicable.
  • Provide copies of valid drivers' license and a good standing driving record.
  • Proof of current auto insurance.
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish.
Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday, weekends and nights may be required.

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Position: Clinician

Program: Outpatient Mental Health

Rate: $58,240- $59,987/ Annually

The KEYS clinician conducts assessments and develops client and family driven services/treatment plans, provides integrated mental health, substance abuse, child abuse prevention and treatment services, and coordinates with other providers. Treatment is provided through, group, individual and family therapy both on site and in the community (including schools, homes and other facilities where available and assigned).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Conduct assessments, develop client and family driven services/treatment plans, provide integrated mental health, substance abuse, child abuse prevention and treatment services, and coordinate services with other providers, both internal and external of SPIRITT
  • Provide treatment through individual, group, collateral and family therapy both on site and in the community (including schools, homes and other facilities where available and assigned)
  • Provide clinical support and information to team members and families and participate in Client and Family Team meetings with a focus on trauma responsive services and guidance
  • Identifies interventions and crafts individualized services, in collaboration with participant, to address the underlying needs
  • Submit clinical event reports to DMH within 24 hours of event
  • Submit Special Incident reports within 24 hours to Program Manager
  • Inform Program Manager about special incident reports within one hour
  • Rotate clinical and documentation peer and quarterly audit based on schedule identified
  • Submit checklists required for intakes, assessment, discharges, annuals, and transfer of cases
  • Communicate to Program Manager when case load is not at full capacity
  • Schedule a meeting with Program Manager to plan and problem solve when behind on tasks and hours of service
  • Complete a monthly case review with supervisor
  • Work with Program manager, supervisor and staff to meet program yearly goals identified from surveys
  • Participate in all assigned trainings by manager and identified by supervisor
  • Identify coverage for case load when absent
  • Record [KEP6] and submit hours worked daily
  • Attend required training for CARF, DMH, Program and Agency
  • Consult on legal questions related to cases (i.e. who can consent for treatment) with Program Manager and Clinical Supervisor
  • Identify appropriate Evidence Based practice for cases assigned
  • Keep ongoing consultations with psychiatrist about shared cases
  • Implement new program and agency changes required by DMH, manager and agency
  • Research and provide resource/linkage and referral follow-up to clients to help meet underlying needs
  • Collaborate with clinicians and/or other advocates, interagency and externally, to better assist clients with maximum support
  • Serve as the Single Fixed Point of Responsibility to all cases assigned and be responsible for completing the DMH assessment and Client Care Coordination Plan as well as advising and overseeing the development of the family Plan of Care and Safety Plan.
  • Respond to clients/families in a timely, friendly manner, assist callers
  • Assist in transporting clients when requested and approved by Program Manager
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, weekly case notes, external reports/letters, client files and all other required documentation
  • Assist in the preparation of reports necessary for contract
  • Attend staff clinical supervision to establish and coordinate consumer and/or family treatment goals
  • Assist in planning and facilitating structured family program and educational activities
  • Maintain an awareness of new mental health laws governing programs and treatment modalities including HIPAA and confidentiality, child and adult abuse regulations
  • Attend County/community meetings/conferences/trainings and interagency meetings/trainings to represent agency/program in a professional manner as assigned by Program Manager and/or Agency Directors
  • Attend program staff meetings and within other program departments of SPIRITT Family Services, review caseloads and ensure compliance with regulations governing program
  • Provide referrals for medical evaluations/psychiatric treatment &/or additional treatment & case management needs
  • Maintain specified level of productivity (caseload) and quality of services as determined by Program Manager
  • 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
  • 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 afterhours crisis response to clients with rotation

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Master Degree Required
  • Maintain good standing with the licensing board and provide copy of current registration
  • Evidence of supervision by a licensed clinician if unlicensed and applicable
  • Possess skills in organizing, planning and prioritizing
  • Possess good judgment 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 groups in the community
  • Knowledge and ability to provide specific services as required by Contract (s)
  • Knowledge and/or familiarity with DMH/Medi-Cal billing process
  • Operate a personal computer and routine word processing skills
  • Complete a 7-week session of the Family Communication Skill Classes (Windows/Ventanas)
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received
  • Provide copies of valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance
  • A fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency.
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act,
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Additional language abilities preferred.
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish.
Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday, weekends and nights may be required.

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Position: Clinical Supervisor

Program: Wraparound SPA7

Rate: $80,000.00/ Annually

Responsible for providing clinical supervision to SPIRITT Family Services interns, trainees, and counselors. Exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency, and Recovery) and adhere to agency mission and vision

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide leadership, supervision, and coordination of clinical supervision for SPIRITT within the approved guidelines of the Board of Behavioral Science
  • Participate in Supervisory meeting as scheduled by Directors
  • Review and approve notes on Exym within 48 hours of submission
  • Review and approve assessment and treatment plans within 30 days of admission date
  • Ensure all new clients are screened for medication support by agency Psychiatrist
  • Monitor and ensure collaboration between Psychiatrist and Clinical staff regarding mutual clients
  • 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
  • Facilitate 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 for both Master’s and Bachelor’s level staff
  • Complete with clinicians’ monthly Case Review Forms during supervision hours, minimum one per participant monthly
  • 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 Contract/County, BBS and Sate requirements
  • 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
  • Review clinical documentations to make sure documents are within program/ agency 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
  • Respond to 855 department crisis related to referrals
  • 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
  • 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 
  • 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

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday, weekends and nights may be required.

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Position: Clinician/Case Navigator

Program: Prevention & Aftercare SPA 3

Rate: $58,240.00/ Annually

The Clinician/Case Navigator is responsible for providing a wide variety of direct and indirect services in support to the Prevention and Aftercare Program families while exemplifying agency core values, mission, and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide clinical case navigation and conduct needs assessments to Level 2 and Level 3 participants to inform the development client and family driven service/treatment plans.
  • Coordinate mental health services with other providers, within the approved guidelines of the Board of Behavioral Science.
  • Provide face to face services during COVID 19 pandemic.
  • In addition to face to face services may also be offered virtually through zoom or other virtual platforms
  • Must meet weekly productivity goals as required by contract and assignment of cases by Program Manager.
  • Assist client and/or family in daily functioning by providing support services and behavioral skill building in the home, at school and/or other settings to meet the clients’ needs.
  • Brief and Solution Focused Treatment is provided through individual, group and family therapy both on site and in the community (including schools, homes and other facilities where available and assigned), to help participants reach individualized goals correlated with the program goals.
  • Responsible for providing clinical and crisis support to prevention and aftercare team members and families; specifically working with high-risk families/clients referred from all sources to the Prevention and Aftercare Program.
  • Provide facilitation for classes, support groups and structured family program and educational activities focused on decreasing social isolation and enhancing economic well-being and self-sufficiency.
  • Clinician will work closely with case navigators to identify community resources, provide linkages to services, and coordinate services.
  • Assist in developing and executing structured family programs and educational activities for children, youth and/or adults as assigned.
  • Must demonstrate a clear understanding of Prevention & Aftercare model, that emphasizes community empowerment and awareness of cultural diversity and inclusivity.
  • Maintain the communication with DCFS regional offices while maintaining positive and professional relationships among all partnerships.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and monthly all staff meetings.
  • Implement and maintain Agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Represent SPIRITT in meetings with external agencies and community groups.

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Master’s degree and registered with California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Maintain good standing with the licensing board and provide copy of current registration
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Basic organizational skills to ensure a workable efficient office including organization schedules, electronic and paper records and files, and attention to details and timeliness.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to promote a positive work environment and maintain professional boundaries
  • Ability to interact appropriately with staff, clients and other stakeholders (i.e., funders, community)
  • Ability to independently make decisions in the absence of superiors
  • The basic rules of vocabulary, grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Possess adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child and 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 specific services as required by contract
  • Knowledge and ability to provide specific services as required by the Board of Directors and contracts
  • Attend contract require trainings including: Shared Core Practice Model; Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support; Protective Factors Training; and Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities and ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide services to various ethnic/cultural groups in the community
  • Ability to respond to differences in cultural beliefs, behaviors and learning, and communication styles within the community served
  • 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 core practice and protective factors
  • Complete fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency approved by the Human Resources Manager
  • Provide copies of valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received
  • Good standing driving record in the Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test 
  • Work schedule will include regular office hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and will require non-traditional office hours evenings and weekends (including some days Monday – Friday 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm; and Saturday or Sunday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm)
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday, weekends and nights may be required.

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Position: Janitorial Facility Maintenance Worker

Hourly Rate:  $19- $20.50/ Hour

The Facilities Technician will clean, sanitize, and maintain commercial buildings. Responsible for providing safe, reliable, and efficient transportation to families and children. Responsible for performing multiple repair and maintenance tasks including general facility repairs

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Performs general cleaning and sanitizing tasks and services throughout assigned property.
  • Cleans and disinfects bathrooms, stocks soap dispensers and hand towels.
  • Cleans and disinfects kitchen counters, sinks and breakroom areas.
  • Washes dishes, utensils, glasses, pots and pans.
  • Wipes and dusts surfaces in offices.
  • Vacuums and cleans floors, rugs, furniture.
  • Picks up and empties trash containers throughout commercial buildings.
  • In commercial property, notifies facilities manager if something is not working properly.
  • Drive vehicle in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the service area within a daily assigned time schedule.
  • Demonstrates a positive, encouraging attitude and healthy boundaries with clients and staff.
  • Must be personable and provide great customer service to clients.
  • Perform pre/post trip vehicle inspections as required.
  • Support with the maintenance of agency vehicles.
  • Stop at designated points to load and unload passengers.
  • Assist in the boarding of passengers using wheelchairs or other mobility aids and properly secure wheelchairs, scooters, car seats and strollers.
  • Address facility issues/repairs including painting, small repairs, mounting of wall frames, assembly of office furniture, moving of items, etc.
  • Notify Program Manager of overload, accidents, passenger incidents, medical/behavioral problems, or van mechanical/electrical trouble.
  • Advise passengers of rules and regulations when necessary.
  • Complete and submit written reports concerning passengers and all accidents.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures and County contract.
  • Attend staff meetings to coordinate the program with other phases of SPIRITT Family Services.
  • Maintain good community outreach with external agencies and community groups.
  • Work closely with the Team members and Program Manager to ensure integrated quality services.
  • Must adhere to agency crisis intervention plan.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Hours: Full time, Monday through Friday

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Position: Clinical Supervisor

Program: Prevention and Aftercare SPA 3

Salary Rate:  $73,000.00/ Annually 

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the clinical oversight of the Service planning area (SPA)
3 Prevention and Aftercare Program, including the supervision of staff and to ensure legal and ethical compliances. Exemplify agency core values and adhere to agency mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide leadership and coordination of clinical supervision for Prevention and Aftercare staff, within the approved guidelines of the Board of Behavioral Science.
  • Provide clinical and crisis management oversight to Program Coordinators, Case Navigators, facilitators, and Clinician/Case Navigators.
  • Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the mental health component of Prevention and Aftercare program.
  • Be available to staff/clients after hours and on call for crisis/case consultation.
  • Assist with quality assurance program process and audit of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (i.e., check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files).
  • Maintain awareness of promoting safe and stable family's legislation and DCFS – Prevention and Aftercare contract.
  • Provide Supervision for a total of 4 case navigators, 2 clinical case navigators and 1 economic resource coordinator, 1 program coordinator, 1 outreach coordinator and 3 facilitators.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance committee for Prevention and Aftercare SPA3
  • Identify and develop staff development trainings and evaluations to develop Prevention and Aftercare program
  • Oversee calendar and scheduling of clinical supervision to ensure compliance with agency, state and county regulations and laws.
  • Oversee, review, train, and update case navigators, clinical/case navigators, facilitators and Program Coordinators to ensure accuracy and consistency in program quality, external reports/letters and client files through weekly individual and group meetings.
  • 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
  • Review and approve notes on EXYM within 48 hours of submission
  • Review and approve assessment and service plans within 7 days of admit date
  • 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
  • Complete special incident reports (SIR) within 24 hours and submit to Program Manager
  • Notify Program Manager About Special Incidents within an hour
  • Keep Program Manager informed of high-risk cases that require consistent monitoring
  • Ensure all new clients are screened for level care and make appropriate referrals
  • Monitor and ensure collaboration between DCFS and staff regarding mutual participants
  • Provide coverage for contract meetings when requested by Program Manager
  • Participate in funder/ state and other types of audit preparation
  • Participate in Supervisory meeting as scheduled by Directors
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Adheres to budget changes in the program and collaborate with Program Manager
  • Provide face to face services during COVID 19 pandemic, as directed by Manager
  • In addition to face to face services, services virtual services may be required through zoom or other virtual platforms
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic will be responsible for providing “curbside services” to staff/clients while practicing agency curbside policy and protocols, including wearing appropriate PPE, social distancing, sanitizing and hygiene protocols
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, required to work onsite at a designated SPIRITTT Family Center while following social distancing, PPE and other COVID-19 health and safety protocols
  • Attend weekly staff meeting and monthly all staff meetings.
  • Protect the integrity, respect, and privacy of all families/clients served, including maintaining professional boundaries, security of personal client information, and compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Must adhere to agency crisis intervention plan.
  • Oversee scheduling and program activities, documentation deadlines and ensure staff and program compliance to agency, state and county regulations and laws.
  • Support in preparing corrective action plan for DCFS when needed.
  • Maintain the communication with DCFS regional offices.
  • Implement and maintain Agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Represent SPIRITT Family Services’ in meetings with external agencies and community groups.
  • Prepare drafts and assist in the preparation of proposals and/or grant applications.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures, and County contract requirements.
  • Attends and participates in internal and external meetings, some of which may be before or after normal business hours.

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Master’s degree and licensed MFT, LCSW, or Clinical Psychologist with a minimum of one years’ experience in providing clinical supervision preferred.
  • Possess good judgement and ability to communicate/consult high risk situations/crisis to managers and directors.
  • Possess managerial skills sufficient to oversee the supervision of staff.
  • Must have training on child abuse reporting procedures and experience working with high risk families.
  • Be familiar with the community being served with the ability to provide services required by Contract.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities.
  • The basic rules of vocabulary, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Basic organizational skills to ensure a workable efficient office including organization schedules, electronic and paper records and files; and attention to details and timeliness.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to promote a positive work environment and maintain professional boundaries.
  • Ability to interact appropriately with staff, clients and other stakeholders (i.e., funders, community).
  • Ability to independently make decisions in the absence of supervisors.
  • Possess adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child & family counseling and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide integrated services for children, adults and families.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide specific services as required by Contract (s) (see attached).
  • Demonstrates motivation and the ability to learn and practice basic supportive skills, including developing trusting relationships, problem solving skills, and accepting individual differences.
  • Ability to relate to families from a strength-based, family-centered model.
  • 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 core practice and protective factors.
  • Attend contract require trainings including: Shared Core Practice Model; Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support; Protective Factors Training; and Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting.
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse reporting procedures.
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities and families with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Ability to respond to differences in cultural beliefs, behaviors and learning, and communication styles within the communities served.
  • Complete fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency approved by the Human Resources Manager.
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received, if applicable.
  • Current and valid drivers' license, good standing driving record, and continued proof of current auto insurance throughout employment.
  • Provide copies of valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance.
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test 
  • Work schedule will include regular office hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and will require non-traditional office hours evenings, weekends and on call (including some days Monday – Friday 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm; and Saturday or Sunday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm).

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

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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