This position includes a $4,000 sign on and continuation bonus!
What's Your Calling?
You can find a job or you can find your mission. We want you to help us make a meaningful difference. Aspiranet is a one-of-a-kind social service agency dedicated to building a world where all children and youth are loved and cared for, and all families have the resources to thrive. Founded in 1975, our core mission is to help California kids and families. Aspiranet's services include foster resource family support, residential care, adoption services, support for youth making the transition from foster care to adulthood, mental health services, intensive home-based care, and community-based family resources. We provide services throughout the state.
Join Our Mission
Everyone who is part of Aspiranet is passionate about the important work they do. You'll join a group of like-minded people who care deeply about the children and families in our care.
Your Future Team
When you work for Aspiranet, you join a committed team whose efforts positively affect children and families.
The STRTP Head of Service (HOS) is responsible for providing clinical leadership for a youth, short-term integrated residential treatment program. The HOS oversees a team of clinicians who provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and therapy utilizing trauma responsive and youth centric approach and oversees a team of certified substance abuse disorders counselors who provide substance abuse counseling and psycho-education to clients in individual, group and family. The HOS will provide regular consultation and training to supervisors as well as to social worker and direct care staff
Your Skills and Duties
Lead the clinical staff as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Maintain a safe, healthy, and therapeutic environment at the STRTP.
Supervise, develop, and drive clinical staff quality, compliance, and productivity with:
Screenings/assessments for substance abuse and mental health disorders.
Implementation of appropriate treatment plans to meet the individual needs of the youth.
Assessment and tracking youths’ Stages of Change Readiness and stages of recovery with each condition.
Providing substance abuse and recovery view education to Clinicians, Social Workers, Care Coordinators and certified substance use disorder counselors.
Provision of trauma responsive services and substance use disorder treatment services using agency adopted evidence based practices including, but not limited to: ARC, LSCI, and Motivational Interviewing.
Provision of trauma substance use disorder treatment using agency adopted evidence based/promising practices including, but not limited to: ARC, LSCI, Motivational Interviewing, Substance Use-Harm Reduction and Stages of Change practices.
Providing substance abuse counseling, psycho-education to clients in individual, group and family settings.
Youth placement approval based on commonality of need, including whether the youth’s presence is adverse to the safety or mental health needs of the youth or other youth.
See that youth client’s mental health needs are met, including the arrangement of ancillary services, provision of services with disabilities, and transportation to access services when such services cannot be provided by the STRTP.
Review and approve clinical notes and manage clinician and certified substance use disorder counselors to productivity.
Provide on-call emergency consult in rotation with other senior management.
Perform other duties as assigned.
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Education and Work Experience
Master’s or Doctorate in Social Work, or Psychology/Counseling or in a related field and licensed with the Board of Behavioral Science (BBS), LMFT, LPCC or Psychologist and qualified to provide Clinical supervision to Master’s level interns towards licensure.
A minimum of two years’ experience providing SUD services and three years’ experience providing clinical services to youth with complex trauma.
A minimum of two years’ experience in administrative supervision or management
Meets all state required conditions of employment as set forth by funder and regulatory body; i.e. Fingerprint and Child Abuse Index Clearance, TB/Health Physical, valid CDL and clean driving record.
Aspiranet is one of California's largest social services agencies. We provide foster care and adoption support, residential group home care, support for youth making the transition from foster care to adulthood, mental and behavioral health services, intensive home-based care, and community-based family resources.