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

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

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SPIRITT Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Position: In Home Outreach Counselor

Location:  Pomona/Glendora

Salary:  $21.80

SUMMARY

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.
  • 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
  • IHOC must make contact with the ARS families within 2 business days of the start day and regular Family Preservation cases within 5 days of the start date.
  • Initiate face-to-face meetings 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 the missed visit and email the Excused or Unexcused absence form for signature.
  • 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.
  • Link families to mental health services, community resources and to any supplemental services needed.
  • Complete DMH referrals, DMH log and follow up on linkages to Mental Health Services.
  • Attend trainings related to the use of assessment tools: Family Assessment Form (FAF)
  • 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.
  • Submit weekly progress notes in accordance with 72 hours note submission per Family Preservation Contract Requirement
  • Provide Program Manager on a weekly basis a productivity log, weekly schedule with names of clients and times to be seen, and update on progress notes.
  • Attend weekly individual (1hour in length) or group supervision (2 hours in length) with Clinical Supervisor to discuss cases, client progress, administrative, and clinical issues.
  • 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 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).
  • 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.
  • Must attend mandatory monthly staff trainings and weekly program staff meetings.
  • 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 be Available to families after-hours, weekends and on an emergency basis.
  • Participate in presentations on Family Preservation Services.
  • May provide support to other service areas and programs when not at full capacity.
  • May service additional cases for an opportunity for overtime
  • Assist in planning family structured educational activities and events as needed

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 employee must have:

  • Master’s 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.
  • 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.
  • Complete a 7-week session of the Family Communication Skill Classes (Windows/Ventanas) within one year of hire.
  • 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.
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Clinician/Case Navigator

Language:  Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Hours:  Full-time, Monday through Friday, weekends and nights may be required.

Job Type:  Full-time

Salary:  From $62,400.00 per year

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide clinical case navigation to Level 2 and Level 3 participants by providing families with referrals to services, activities, resources and/or supports and following up to ensure families connection. Provide in home services, psychoeducation and process groups and brief solution focused treatment for community, DCFS and DCFS hotline referrals for Prevention and Aftercare.
  • Assist with DCFS hotline Path 1 referrals and provide Level 1 or Level 2 services
  • 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 withing 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.
  • Responsible for providing brief and solution focused treatment 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 and coordinate services.
  • Assist in developing and executing structured family programs and educational activities for children, youth and/or adults as assigned.
  • Conduct participant intake, needs assessment, individual service plan (ISP), referral log, Progress notes, Progress reviews and exit or transition summary
  • Update data base and enter information regarding current participants
  • Coordinate mental health services with other providers within the approved guidelines of the Board of Behavioral Science.
  • 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.
  • Must meet weekly productivity goals for assigned cases by Program Manager and as required by contract.
  • 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.
  • Maintain communication with DCFS regional offices along with positive and professional relationships among all partnerships.
  • Represent SPIRITT in meetings with external agencies and community groups.
  • 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.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this job.

  • 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 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.
  • 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 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).

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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Clinician

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $62,400.00 per year

Clinician for Outpatient Mental Health

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

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • 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

Education

  • Master's (Required)

License/Certification

  • LMFT, AMFT, ACSW,LCSW (Required)
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Wraparound Facilitator

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.00 - $23.00 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Summary

Wraparound El Monte is currently seeking a Full time Wraparound Facilitator. The Facilitator provides support to the Wraparound team, including the Clinician, Child and Family Specialist, and Parent Partner, in efforts to guide the client’s and family Care Plan. The Wraparound Facilitator is responsible for developing and coordinating strength based, family centered teams to meet the individualized needs of children and families in accordance with the Wraparound Model. Will provide services such as assessment, service planning, and advocacy, linking and coordinating and teaching life skills, to assist families in attaining an independent and self-sufficient lifestyle. All services are to adhere to the fidelity of the Wraparound Model, with a strong emphasis on culturally competent service delivery and practice. Exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency, and Recovery) and adhere to agency mission and vision. The Facilitator is responsible for a caseload of ten to twelve clients. Upholds regulations established by the Department of Mental Health and Department of Children and Family Services in Los Angeles County. Additionally, the Child and Family Specialist completes all required documentation and paperwork in accordance with agency and county standards.

To perform effectively in this position, the candidate must

  • Essential that the Facilitator maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, weekly case notes, external reports/letters, client files and all other required documentation.
  • Submit progress notes within 24 hours of service delivery per agency policy.
  • Attend staff clinical supervision to establish and coordinate consumer and/or family treatment goals.
  • Maintain specified level of productivity (caseload) and quality of services.
  • Wraparound experience preferred.
  • Flexible work hours including after hours and weekends in response to client needs.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Work , Marriage and Family Therapy or related filed preferred or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field
  • Two years of experience providing social services in low-income and culturally diverse communities preferred.
  • Complete 40 hours of Wraparound Training, within 30 days of hiring date.
  • Trained in evidence-based practices including Seeking Safety, Motivational Interviewing, and other related topics or must complete required trainings within 6 months of hire.
  • May require afterhours and weekend hours based on funding contract.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Maintain First Aid/CPR Certification.
  • Complete a fingerprint check for criminal history and obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency to work in a human services agency.
  • Current and valid driver’s license and proof of current auto insurance.
  • Clean Tuberculosis test.

Skill Requirements

  • Posses adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child and family counseling and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns
  • Ability to provide integrated services for children, adults and families
  • Ability to provide services to various ethnic/cultural groups in the community
  • Ability to engage the public effectively and provide excellent customer service to a variety of constituents.
  • Ability to convey a message with strength and ease in front of audience
  • Ability to work under pressure and thrive in a flexible and fast paced environment.
  • Experience in problem solving with the ability to diffuse situations without heightening conflict, while maintaining a positive, solution-oriented approach.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in crisis setting with individuals and families.
  • Organized and able to meet documentation deadlines as required by funding contracts.
  • Able to manage change and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including self-awareness, conflict resolution, open to feedback and supervision, and able to take personal responsibility for job performance.
  • Able to promote a positive work environment and maintain professional boundaries.
  • Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and Electronic Health Record Systems.