The Mental Health Therapist with Aspiranet’s new Hope Forward Campus in Turlock is a key team member who complete assessments, diagnosis, treatment & safety planning and provides treatment utilizing real-time therapeutic interventions, individual, family, and group therapy. The Mental Health Therapist is part of a milieu made up of clinical team members who works with others to support youth with complex trauma and significant behavioral challenges.
This is your opportunity to change the lives of traumatized youth and their families. This position is the reason why you chose to do the work you do.
Completes client screenings and assessments.
Develops and implements treatment plans.
Provides in-home or in-office individual, family, or group therapy in milieus determined by the agency and funder.
Coordinates with team to provide assessments, treatment planning, and evaluations for assigned clients.
Completes regular, timely reviews of all assigned cases.
Prepares and maintains required written documentation and reports.
Takes appropriate action for incidents and adheres to reporting procedures.
Takes referrals when needed.
Participates in staff meetings and treatment reviews.
Develops and maintains positive communication and relationships with clients, staff and partners.
Adheres to all agency, contract, and State policies and regulations.
Meets Agency Client Care hours
Provided on-call emergency services on rotation.
Performs additional duties as assigned.
Education and Work Experience:
Master’s degree or Doctorate in Social Work or Psychology/Counseling related field.
Intern Registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an ACSW, AMFT, APCC or Registration as a Psychological Assistant with the Board of Health and Welfare Minimum of four (4) years’ clinical experience working with youth with complex trauma, significant behavioral challenges and preferably with youth in foster care or group home.
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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.