The Child and Family Guidance Center provides comprehensive and collaborative outpatient mental health services to children, adolescents and their families throughout the San Fernando and Antelope Valleys.
We are seeking a full-time Bilingual Clinical Therapist for our Balboa site in Northridge to provide comprehensive outpatient treatment services to children, adolescents and their families in the office, community and school based settings.
Who We Are and What We Believe In:
It is our hope that you look to the Child and Family Guidance Center as your “Employer of Choice”. We’ve been a leader in the community for more than 50 years and we welcome you to join our team of 400 dedicated mental health and administrative professionals in our journey to bring better health and well-being to our communities in the San Fernando and Antelope Valleys.
What We Offer:
- Competitive salaries
- Great benefits
- Great learning opportunities
- Great supervision
- Supportive, friendly work environment
- An established, reputable, stable company
We envision a workplace where:
- everyone is treated with dignity and respect;
- commitment, accountability and leadership exist at all levels;
- everyone is encouraged to share their ideas, hopes, concerns and aspirations;
- we share in a culture of inclusion and transparency;
- we are committed to our own professional growth with openness and humility;
- we inspire and encourage one another through positive, future-focused coaching;
- we are committed to quality services and sound business practices;
- we are one interconnected team committed to achieving CFGC’s mission.
One Team … One Goal
The Child and Family Guidance Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all.
Come Join Our Team!!!
Essential Job Functions:
- Conducts intakes, provides individual, group and family therapy services in the public school, office based and community settings. Services include initial clinical assessments, diagnosis, clinical treatment planning and implementation, referral and termination.
- Conducts initial assessments of children who have been removed from their home and placed into protective custody by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
- Provides services to MAT designated clients in the community, home and locations where the MAT is located.
- Completes a draft of the Multidisciplinary Assessment Team Summary of Finding (MAT SOF) prior to the 30-day time line as specified in the MAT Scope of work Procedure Manual, which will require the MAT Coordinators approval before the MAT SOF is released.
- Handles crisis situations, including outside of normal work hours.
- Follows CFGC and coinciding school district’s reporting protocols.
- Conducts parent education programs and family support groups.
- Maintains clinical charts and completes program paperwork.
- Collaborates and consults with school personnel, which includes teachers, counselors and administrators.
- Participates in supervision, meetings and trainings related to position and services provided including evidence-based practice trainings, boosters and consultations assigned.
Skills You Need:
- Bilingual in Spanish and English required.
- Experience working with children and families.
- 1 year working with children ages 0-5.
- CPP certification preferred.
- 2 years working with trauma victims.
- Strong assessment and clinical judgment skills.
- Knowledge of evidence-based child and family interventions relevant to families served in the community mental health settings.
- Ability to develop reasonable, appropriate treatment plans and clinical programs to meet the needs of the clients.
- 40 Hours (Full Time) At least 2 evenings per week until 8 pm
- Work schedule is based on the needs of the Center
- MSW degree or MA/MS degree with an emphasis on marriage and family therapy.
- Must be eligible to register with the Board of Psychology or Board of Behavioral Sciences.