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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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Payroll Specialist

Location: Whittier

Status: Part-Time with possible Full-Time

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Pay Rate: $20.00 - $22.00 Hourly

Open: Until Filled

Job description

Summary:

The Payroll Specialist will perform a range of payroll and administrative functions which include but are not limited to:

Processing bi-weekly payroll in timely manner by ensuring the submission and accuracy of timesheets. As the administrator of the timekeeping system, you will establish new-hire employee profiles as well as update employee payroll information including deductions and pay rate changes. Compliance, accuracy, and timeliness are all critical in this role and the Specialist will prepare verifiable payroll reports and other documents for program compliance reviews. The individual in this position will submit bi-weekly benefit payments and review monthly benefit invoices while providing staffing updates to benefit providers. Concluding the bi-weekly payroll will require a review of accrued vacation and sick balances in Excel in comparison to ADP records. Other duties include opening the mail and distributing as well as maintaining the Petty Cash Fund for Administration.

To perform effectively in this position, the candidate must:

  • 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
  • Responsible for providing employee payroll reporting for budgets and to allow program managers to make informed decisions (including the preparation and distribution of detailed reports, e.g. labor "home department" work, overtime, leave balances, head count, and retirement contribution reports)
  • 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
  • Provide benefit overpayment information to Accounts Receivable for billing
  • Provide supporting documentation as needed for program compliance reviews
  • Complete monthly manual timesheets for needed staff
  • Initiate bi-weekly 403B payments to provider
  • May process retirement distribution applications
  • Maintains Petty Cash Fund for Administration
  • Maintain the Payroll Calendar and Holiday Schedule for distribution among all staff
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports necessary for proposals and/or grant applications.
  • Assist the Accounting department as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration preferred
  • 2-3+ years of experience processing payroll including timecard and attendance; experience with nonprofits and ADP
  • A familiarity with the Auditor-Controller Handbook and internal controls as it relates to Payroll.
  • Strong attention to details and organizational skills for good record-keeping
  • The ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
  • The ability to work in a team environment and can collaborate with other departments in the organization.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of management.
  • Proficient in MS Excel; knowledge in Financial Edge accounting system a plus.
  • Fingerprint check for criminal history background and receive a clearance from a law enforcement agency, and training on child abuse reporting procedures.
  • Current and valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance.

Skill Requirements:

  • Excellent time management, leadership, organizational, skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized and able to meet deadlines
  • 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

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

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In Home Visitor - PFF

Location: South El Monte

Status: Full-time

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Pay Rate: $25.00 - $31.00 Hourly

Open: Until Filled

Job description

In Home Visitor 

Responsible for providing a wide variety of administrative and clerical support to SPIRITT Family Center. Exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency, and Recovery) and adhere to agency mission and vision. The In-Home Visitor/Clinician is responsible for the provision of direct services to families as part of the Partnership for Families Program at SPIRITT Family Services. In Home Visitor position requires providing families with education, case-management, referral, linkage, and follow-up on accessing community services. The In-Home Visitor/Clinician will 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 13 and maximum of 16 home visits per week.
  • In addition to full-time caseload, will facilitate educational and/or support groups for domestic violence, wellbeing, parenting, parent child bonding, and linkage to early care and education.
  • Provide in home-based services, case-management services including linkage to internal and external community services/partners, concrete support, basic family needs, and coaching on health, parenting, child development, educational programs, structured parent-child, and family centered activities.
  • Conduct assessments, provide counseling and case management services and/or coordinate services with case managers within the PFF Program.
  • Maintain an awareness of current laws governing programs and treatment modalities related to mental health services and child wellbeing and safety.
  • To provide treatment through individual, group, and family therapy both on site and in community (including schools, homes, and other facilities where available).
  • Conduct a family assessment to identify family needs and create the Family Service Plan.
  • Responsible for documenting client service plans, client interventions and services and adhere to program policies and county contract requirements.
  • Maintain consistent appointment times with clients/families to provide stability, while 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.
  • Collaborate with county social workers, clinicians and/or 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.
  • Promote client engagement and retention, including responding to clients/families in a professional, timely, friendly manner and provision of quality, client-centered services.
  • Respond to assigned referrals promptly and within specified timeframe, as determined by contract and Program Manager.
  • Attend trainings related to use of screening tools and accurately administer screening tools at intake for all families served and on an on-going basis as required by contract.
  • Assist client and/or family in assist in strengthening the protective factors, parent-child relationship, improve skills to optimize home environment, increase social support systems, improve the family's problem-solving skills, and increase the family's ability to advocate for themselves and their children.
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, assessments, weekly progress notes, external reports/letters, client files, and all other documentation including the self-audit of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (e.g., check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files).
  • Must meet weekly productivity goals as required by contract and assignment of cases by Clinical Supervisor and Program Manager.
  • Attend weekly group supervision (1.5 to 2 hours in length) with Clinical Supervisor to discuss cases, client progress, administrative, and clinical issues.
  • Attend weekly Reflective Individual Supervision (1 hour in length) with Clinical Supervisor to share and explore the parallel process.
  • Inform Manager and Supervisor of weekly schedule and calendar.
  • Complete and submit weekly progress notes in agency’s EHR (Exym) in accordance with 24 hours note submission policy.
  • Submit assessments/screenings, surveys, closing summaries and other required documentation within expected timelines.
  • Report daily hours worked on ADP and add notes for missed punches
  • Attend weekly PFF staff meetings.
  • Attend monthly General Agency-wide Staff meetings.
  • Enroll and attend trainings at Human Resources, Program Manager, and Clinical Supervisors request.
  • Attend/Complete all mandatory trainings for PFF program and agency.
  • 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 and assist with agency and initiative wide evaluation of the program.
  • Attend community meetings/conferences/outreach opportunities and intra-agency meetings/trainings representing SPIRITT Family Services and PFF in a professional manner.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports necessary for contract.
  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, program, and of 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.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures
  • Assist and support with external and internal events.

SECONDARY DUTIES

Performs related duties as assigned

Respond to Director’s requests as needed

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Only as instructed by Program Manager

ENVIRONMENT

The office is a shared place with room to move about, clean, and comfortable, and may have some ambient noise. Use of personal car is required.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Sitting, standing, walking, driving, listening/speaking, writing, operating a personal computer, and minor lifting of approximately 20 pounds may be required in this position.

EQUIPMENT USED

Operating any or all of the following is expected: standard office equipment including a personal computer.

MENTAL DEMANDS

The mental demands in this position are handling multiple tasks, attention to detail, accuracy, exposure to secondary trauma/problems of others, crisis intervention, interruptions, and critical deadlines.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this job. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.

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

· Master’s in clinical Field (MSW, MA/MS in Psychology, MFT), preferred.

· Two years of experience providing services to families with Children 0-5 years old, preferred.

· Two years of experience providing in-home based services, preferred.

· 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 Motivational Interviewing other related topics and must complete required trainings within 6 months of hire.

· 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)

· Operate a personal computer and routine word processing skills

· 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

· Maintain good standing driving record with the Department of Motor Vehicles

· Must have reliable automobile for use on the job (mileage to be reimbursed)

· Valid CA driver license. State required automobile insurances coverage.

· Recent Tuberculosis test

The employee must be able to perform this job safely, without endangering the health or safety of him/herself or others.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Hours: Full-time with some evenings/weekends, and on-call duties (flexibility) dependent on need.

 

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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In Home Visitor/Clinician

Location: South El Monte

Status: Full-time

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Pay Rate: $64,500 - $72,240 salaried

Open: Until Filled

Job description

In Home Visitor/ Clinician for PFF

The In-Home Visitor/Clinician is responsible for the provision of direct services to families as part of the Partnership for Families Program at SPIRITT Family Services. In Home Visitor position requires providing families with education, case-management, referral, linkage, and follow-up on accessing community services. The In-Home Visitor/Clinician will exemplify agency core values of Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency and Recovery and adhere to agency mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide in home-based services, case-management services including linkage to internal and external community services/partners, concrete support, basic family needs, and coaching on health, parenting, child development, educational programs, structured parent-child, and family centered activities.
  • Conduct assessments, provide counseling and case management services and/or coordinate services with case managers within the PFF Program.
  • Maintain an awareness of current laws governing programs and treatment modalities related to mental health services and child well being and safety.
  • To provide treatment through individual, group, and family therapy both on site and in community (including schools, homes, and other facilities where available).
  • Facilitate educational and/or support groups for domestic violence, well being, parenting, parent child bonding, and linkage to early care and education.
  • Conduct a family assessment to identify family needs and create the Family Service Plan.
  • Responsible for documenting client service plans, client interventions and services and adhere to program policies and county contract requirements.
  • Maintain consistent appointment times with clients/families to provide stability, while 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.
  • Collaborate with county social workers, clinicians and/or 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.
  • Promote client engagement and retention, including responding to clients/families in a professional, timely, friendly manner and provision of quality, client-centered services.
  • Respond to assigned referrals promptly and within specified time frame, as determined by contract and Program Manager.
  • Attend trainings related to use of screening tools and accurately administer screening tools at intake for all families served and on an on-going basis as required by contract.
  • Assist client and/or family in assist in strengthening the protective factors, parent-child relationship, improve skills to optimise home environment, increase social support systems, improve the family's problem-solving skills, and increase the family's ability to advocate for themselves and their children.
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, assessments, weekly progress notes, external reports/letters, client files, and all other documentation including the self-audit of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (e.g., check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files).
  • Must meet weekly productivity goals as required by contract and assignment of cases by Clinical Supervisor and Program Manager.
  • Attend weekly group supervision (1.5 to 2 hours in length) with Clinical Supervisor to discuss cases, client progress, administrative, and clinical issues.
  • Attend weekly Reflective Individual Supervision (1 hour in length) with Clinical Supervisor to share and explore the parallel process.
  • Inform Manager and Supervisor of weekly schedule and calendar.
  • Complete and submit weekly progress notes in agency’s EHR (Exym) in accordance with 24 hours note submission policy.
  • Submit assessments/screenings, surveys, closing summaries and other required documentation within expected timelines.
  • Report daily hours worked on ADP and add notes for missed punches
  • Attend weekly PFF staff meetings.
  • Attend monthly General Agency-wide Staff meetings.
  • Enroll and attend trainings at Human Resources, Program Manager, and Clinical Supervisors request.
  • Attend/Complete all mandatory trainings for PFF program and agency.
  • 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 and assist with agency and initiative wide evaluation of the program.
  • Attend community meetings/conferences/outreach opportunities and intra-agency meetings/trainings representing SPIRITT Family Services and PFF in a professional manner.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports necessary for contract.
  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, program, and of 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 utilising computer-based data collection tools as needed.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures
  • Assist and support with external and internal events.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS·

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology and registered (ASW or AMFT) 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 Motivational Interviewing other related topics and must complete required trainings within 6 months of hire.
  • 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 behavioural 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)
  • Operate a personal computer and routine word processing skills
  • 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
 

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Program Manager P&A SPA 3

Location: Pomona

Status: Full-time

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Pay Rate: $77,000 - $97,000 salaried

Open: Until Filled

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Program Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the Prevention and Aftercare Program, Service Planning Area (SPA) 3 , including the supervision of staff and the monitoring of subcontracted program services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide leadership and serve as key resource person in all matters related directly to the Prevention and Aftercare Program.
  • Provide administrative support in personnel issues, such as hiring, training, and terminating Prevention and Aftercare personnel.
  • Provide and coordinate supervision for SPIRITT within the approved guidelines of the Board of Behavioral Science, if licensed, or have familiarity of regulations and work closely with Clinical Supervisor.
  • Maintain awareness of promoting safe and stable family's legislation and DCFS – Prevention and Aftercare contract.
  • Plan and organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the Prevention and Aftercare services to ensure program quality.
  • Maintain access to tracking systems for program evaluation and for continuous Quality improvement (CQI) purposes.
  • Maintain calendar and coordinate scheduling of personnel to ensure program/clerical support and office space/coverage.
  • Billing must be submitted no later than the 10th of each month.
  • Special incident reports (SIR) must be submitted and completed in a timely manner.
  • Monitor that the data entry is completed accurately and on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a close communication with the clinical supervisor to ensure the safety of the cases.
  • Oversee scheduling and program activities, documentation deadlines and ensure staff and program compliance to agency, state and county regulations and laws.
  • Available to staff/ client/ County after hours for case consultation.
  • Assist in monitoring of charts to ensure compliance with county standards.
  • Monitor outcome performance for program success and participate in the agencies continues quality improvement committee.
  • Attend the Stakeholders meetings monthly.
  • Maintain the communication with DCFS regional offices and prepare corrective action plan for DCFS when needed.
  • Prepare internal and contract yearly reports.
  • Attend in a quarterly basis the Safe Children Strong Family (SCFS) meetings.
  • Attend the Regional Community Advisor Council meeting in a quarterly basis.
  • Attend general staff meeting the last Friday of each month.
  • Oversee all Prevention and Aftercare staff to ensure accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, external reports/letters, and client files.
  • Oversee the Prevention and Aftercare Subcontracts.
  • Attend Program Managers’ meetings to coordinate Prevention and Aftercare Program with other major phases of SPIRITT Family Services.
  • Represent Executive Director for SPIRITT Family Services’ in meetings with external agencies and community groups.
  • Prepare drafts and assist in the preparation of proposals and/or grant applications.
  • Agency Policies and Procedures

POSITION REQUIREMENTS These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this job. To perform effectively in this position, the individual must have: · Possess managerial skills sufficient to oversee the overall operation with the program, including the supervision of staff and the monitoring of subcontracted program services. ·Conduct the technical review to the subcontract agencies. ·Master’s degree and licensed MFT, LCSW, or Clinical Psychologist with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in providing clinical supervision preferred. · Managerial skills sufficient to oversee the overall operation with the program, including the supervision of staff and the monitoring of subcontracted program services. · Fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency. ·Must have training on child abuse reporting procedures and Protective Factors trainings. · Be familiar with the community served to provide services as required by Contract · Be able to plan, organized and direct meetings. ·Be able to provide specific services as required by the Board of Directors and Contracts. · Possess understanding of specific requirements set forth in the contract. Operate a personal computer and routine word processing skills. Possess very effective oral and written communication skills to communicate and document work activities. ·

  • Have a current Driver license and proof of current auto insurance ·Good standing driving record with Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) ·
  • Have a current Tuberculosis test. ·
  • Produce copies of academic transcripts and degree received. ·
  • Available during non-traditional hours, as needed (weekdays 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm; and Saturdays 9:00 am to 1:00 pm)
  • Submit mileage reports no later than the 7th of each month. · Personal computer and routine word processing skills. ·
  • Very effective oral and written communications skills. ·
  • Current and valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance. ·
  • Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday, and weekends and nights may be required. Flexibility is an important requirement of this position.
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Certified Substance Abuse Counselor/Case Manager

Location: Whittier/South El Monte

Status: Full-time

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Pay Rate: $22.00 - $27.60 Hourly

Open: Until Filled

Job description

SUMMARY

Responsible for providing Outpatient Substance Used Disorder Treatment Services as indicated in the Los Angeles County Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) Organized Delivery System out of designated SPIRITT Family Centers.  The Certified Substance Abuse Counselor will exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency, and Recovery) and adhere to SPIRITT’S mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Conduct assessments (e.g., American Society Addiction Medicine- ASAM) and provide case management services under the DMC Program.
  • Provide individual and group sessions within the scope of practice.
  • Responsible for maintaining a caseload of 12 – 15 cases and 2 cohorts on a weekly basis.
  • Complete documentation (assessment, progress notes, and treatment plan) within 48 hours.
  • Write concise progress notes, assessments, in the Subjective, Observation, Assessment, Plan (SOAP) format.
  • Participate in weekly clinical supervision with a Licensed Practitioner of the Health Arts (LPHA) and complete case consultations form on all cases at least monthly.
  • Submit all billable units on a weekly basis and no later than the 5th of the month.
  • Responsible for observing and collecting urine samples of participants and submission to laboratory (paperwork and FedEx).
  • Complete the CAL-OMS for all participants on caseload within 24 hours of enrollment and discharge.
  • Complete all required training within 30 days of starting work including Motivational Interviewing and CBT and other required evidence-based practices.
  • Provide education on MAT treatment and referrals.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Los Angeles County treatment provider manual.
  • Complete documentation required to obtain a “C” number from the County to access electronic health records system, SAGE, within seven days of hiring.
  • Maintain good community relationships with external agencies and community groups.
  • Maintain calendar and facilitate scheduling to ensure program/clerical support and office space.
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, external reports/letters, and client files.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Attend staff meetings to coordinate Outpatient Substance Used Disorder Treatment Services with other phases of SPIRITT Family Services.

SECONDARY DUTIES

Participate in office duties as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Not Applicable.  May serve as a mentor to students.

ENVIRONMENT

The environment for this position is an office that is mostly clean and comfortable with some noise. The incumbent is in a non-confined office-type setting, in which he or she is free to move about at will.  He or she may be required to use his/her own car periodically.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

In the course of performing this job, the incumbent typically spends time sitting, standing, walking, driving, listening/speaking, writing, and operating a personal computer.

MENTAL DEMANDS

The mental demands in this position are handling multiple tasks, attention to detail, accuracy, exposure to complaints/problems of others, crisis intervention, interruptions, and critical deadlines.  Due to the nature of working with this population it is expected that employees will maintain healthy boundaries, manage countertransference, own recovery, and seek support when needed.  

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this job.  Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.

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

  • Prior completion of adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding substance abuse and mental health concerns.
  • Registered or Certified as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor in accordance with Department of Health Care Services and Substance Abuse Prevention and Control guidelines.
  • Employees working with youth must have two years’ prior experience working with youth.
  • Must have basic computer knowledge and skills such as Outlook, Excel, and Microsoft.
  • Clearance of criminal history background.
  • All staff should be trained in child abuse reporting and neglect issues, and requirements of mandated reporting.
  • Sexual harassment, sexual contact is prohibited between participants, and SPIRITT employees and volunteers.
  • Complete initial and on-going training on viral HIV and Hepatitis.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Current and valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance.
  • Tuberculosis screening test one year prior to commencement of employment and every year thereafter.
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
  • The employee must be able to perform this job safely, without endangering the health or safety of him/herself or others.
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Temporary Parent Partner

Location: South El Monte

Status: Temporary Full-time

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Pay Rate: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour

Open: Until Filled

Job description

Parent Partner

Program: Wraparound SPA 3

The Parent Partner is a parent/primary caregiver with a child/youth who received services at the same intensity level of Wraparound and through their experience is able to support Wraparound families and work closely with the parent/caregiver to represent their best interests. The Parent Partner has the “lived experience”, is resourceful and able to navigate systems of care. Their role is to connect with families of various backgrounds and engage caregivers, so they are receptive to the Wraparound model (team approach). The Parent Partner will share their own journey to empower parents and assist the caregiver and youth in identifying their strengths as well as providing a hopeful outlook for the family. Exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency, and Recovery) and adhere to agency mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provides program services to families to include support, education and advocacy. May include transportation and teaching and demonstrating
  • Works closely with all members of the Wraparound team and administrative staff to ensure integrated quality services
  • Promotes parent partnerships and engagement in wraparound services/team approach
  • Demonstrates positive and encouraging attitudes and healthy boundaries with clients and staff
  • Assists families with accessing resources and navigating systems of care
  • Provides support to families by sharing stories of their own journey and empowering/providing hope to caregivers tempered by the ability to be realistic and practical
  • Adheres to a non-judgmental, strength-based approach assisting families in identifying their strengths and emphasizing resiliency.
  • Responsible for documentation of visits and completion of a variety of forms and reports
  • Participates as member of the Child and Family Team committed to working with supporting the family in meeting their needs and achieving their goals.
  • Will ensure that the parent’s voice is being heard and respected throughout the CFT process
  • Help guide the team on having a better understanding on the parent’s perspective
  • Provides support to parents or caregivers and encourages them to communicate in a clear and effective manner and promote parents/caregivers to voice their concerns
  • Assists the parents or caregivers by encouraging them to listen to the other CFT members especially the child and model appropriate parent participation in the meeting
  • Offers a parent perspective to other team members to be strength based and empathetic with the parents or caregivers
  • Ensures that the parents or caregivers voice and choice are respected and considered throughout the CFT process
  • Participates in case reviews with DMH when needed
  • Communicates and coordinates regularly with Wraparound team members and others involved with the family to best advocate for the family and help the caregiver achieve goals
  • Maintains calendar and facilitates scheduling of meetings including clinical supervision, County mandated trainings and program/agency meetings/trainings
  • Maintains accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, external reports/letters and client files.
  • Adheres to Agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Attends meetings to coordinate Wraparound with other phases of SPIRITT Family Services and Community Partners as assigned by administrative staff
  • Conducts community outreach with external agencies and community groups to keep abreast of available resources
  • Adheres to HIPAA requirements and regulations for all program participants and maintains a caseload of families assigned for regular home visits and assistance accessing community services/community education (client transportation may be required)
  • Assists in the preparation of reports necessary for program, contract, proposals and/or grant applications.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a parent/primary caregiver (non-foster parent) who has 24/7 legal responsibility of a child/youth
  • Has received services for their child/youth at the same intensity level of Wraparound
  • A Bachelor’s degree preferred or working towards higher education
  • Prior completion of adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child & family counseling and mental health concerns
  • Provide a copy of academic transcripts and degree received
  • Completion of 40 hours of training and training experience (at time of hire)
  • Supervision by licensed professional
  • Have the ability to work well as a multi-disciplinary team
  • Maintain a positive, friendly and professional manner to represent the Agency
  • Must not have an open probation case at the time of hire or an open DCFS case for at least one year
  • Training on child abuse reporting procedures
  • Ability to provide Specific Services required by contract; family support, education and advocacy.
  • Complete the 7-week session of the Family Communication Skills Classes (Windows/Ventanas)
  • Personal computer and routine word processing skills
  • Maintain reliable transportation.
  • 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 one year prior to commencement of employment and every three years thereafter
  • Current and valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Hours: Temporary Position, Full time (evening hours required with some flexibility).

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

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Clinical Supervisor

Program: Prevention and Aftercare SPA 3

Location: Pomona

Status: Full-time

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Pay Rate: $80,000 - $84,000 Salaried

Open: Until Filled

Summary:

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, supervision, and coordination of clinical supervision for the 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
  • 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
  • Identify and develop staff development trainings and evaluations to develop Prevention and Aftercare program
  • 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
  • Review and approve notes on EXYM within 48 hours of submission
  • Review and approve assessment and service plans within 7 days of admit date
  • Ensure all new clients are screened for level care and make appropriate referral
  • Monitor and ensure collaboration between DCFS and staff regarding mutual participants
  • Participate in funder/ state and other types of audit preparation
  • Participate in Supervisory meeting as scheduled by Directors
  • 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

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

  • 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 one year prior to commencement of employment and every three years thereafter.
  • 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

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

License/Certification:

  • BCBA (Preferred)