Therapist asses and counsel individuals and families regarding psychological or emotional problems and develops and implements therapeutic treatment plan, in various settings, in accordance with the client’s needs, applicable contracts, laws and standards of practice. We currently have openings in Fullerton, Rancho Dominguez, Norwalk and Long Beach.
Acquires, maintains, and demonstrates knowledge of Continuum of Care, Core Practice Model, evidence-based practices, and trauma informed care in providing therapy to individuals and families.
Ensures client-centered service planning including effective advocacy, cross team collaboration, and client empowerment.
Communicates relevant information and coordinates with staff and outside agencies to establish and meet clients’ treatment goals.
Provides crisis intervention consultation to all members of the team.
Assesses, implements and coordinates the client’s plan of care, conducting outreach and engagement with team members and outside agencies, as needed.
Promotes well being in a safe and supportive environment by providing client social and emotional support in addition to problem solving and conflict resolution.
Provides services in the field settings such as client home, community, or other approved venues. May provide services in residential setting, as needed.
Complies with HIPAA and agency confidentiality standards to safeguard client information.
Completes all required documentation of services and visits accurately and within established timeframes.
Transports clients, and family if required, to appointments and scheduled activities, as needed.
Community settings, both local (such as school and recreation) and community-based to facilitate transports, court, and family visits. Low to moderate noise level.
In-Home settings: houses or apartments, often upper story with no elevator; may not have heating/air conditioning, cramped quarters with limited privacy; community and home risk factors may be present.
MA, MS, MSW, PCC, PsyD, or PhD in a related field of human services from an accredited school and be licensed, or working towards license and eligible to treat individuals, couples and families. Must have valid California Driver's license with no restrictions. Must pass criminal records clearance. Bilingual Spanish required.
For the safety and security of our clients, must maintain proficiency in First Aid/CPR. To facilitate appointments and activities, staff must be able to safely drive vehicles, which may include during heavy and prolonged traffic (more than one hour each way), while transporting one or more youth and their family. All field-based personnel must be able to conduct home and community visits in a variety of settings, including multi-level apartment buildings without elevator access .
Frequent carrying, up to 25 pounds.
Frequent bending, stooping, twisting, turning, and squatting.
Frequent pushing/pulling up to 10 pounds and 25 feet.
Regularly lifting floor to waist and floor above shoulders.
Regularly sitting, 1 to 5 hours per day.
Regularly standing, 1 to 5 hours per day.
Regular use of fine motor skills for such activities as writing, notetaking, craft-making.
Normal or corrected vision needed for driving, supervision of youth, and documentation.
Normal or corrected hearing to insure proper supervision and campus safety.
Normal sense of smell to detect client hygiene issues, infant hygiene needs, and environment safety issues.
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About Crittenton Services
Crittenton Services for Children and Families is a non-profit child welfare and behavioral health agency that has a proven 50 year service track record of empowering the most vulnerable system-involved children, youth and families. We are proud advocates and promoters of a trauma-informed care approach within all of our mental health programming efforts that can best lead to breaking the cycles of abuse, neglect and continued system-involvement.