The Lead Crisis Response Social Worker for Youth and Families provides family-based mental health counseling, therapy, crisis intervention, and case management services to children and families. Lead Crisis Response Social Workers are responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of Crisis Response Social Workers and Parent Partners on the Mobile Response Team, including monitoring staff productivity, facilitating internal and county-based reports, assigning staff to crisis and follow-up appointments, and implementing policy and procedures as required. Lead Crisis Response Social Workers also serve as the liaison to the community, and attend county and administrative meetings on behalf of the Mobile Response Team. The Mobile Response Team are members of a treatment team, and provide services in the community, including hospitals, schools, and family homes.
Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve. For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!
- Serve as the clinical lead and work with the treatment team to provide crisis intervention and other mental health services as needed in client homes, county 5150/5586 ports, and in the community.
- Provide counseling, therapy, and case management services to ensure the successful transition of clients and their families to community based resources.
- Provide on-call coverage to the programs as needed.
- Participate in all team meetings.
- Complete progress notes and other paperwork, and complete service tracking documentation as indicated.
- Participate in weekly supervision with the program supervisor or designee.
- Manage day-to-staff staffing and productivity of staff of 4-6 Crisis Clinicians.
- Approve timecards, vacation requests, mileage reimbursements and other documentations by staff.
- Implement department and agency policies and procedures as warranted.
- Attend community and county meetings in order to collaborate with service providers and outside treatment team professionals.
- Maintain accurate documentation and paperwork including but not limited to time sheets, petty cash, and mileage.
- Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work required.
- License eligible and registered with the BBS.
- Strong communication skills and flexibility.
- Prefer at least 9 months to 1 year experience in working with emotionally disturbed children in out of home care.
- Flexible schedule with ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
- Own vehicle, California driver’s license and insurance.
- Ability to work as a team player.
- Flexible schedule with ability to work some evenings and weekends or provide on-call coverage as needed
- Starting at $61,425 annually, commensurate with experience + 10% salary increase upon passing Spanish language proficiency exam
- Additional $4000 salary increase for BBS licensure
- Annual performance evaluations provide the potential for a generous salary increase each year
- 5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays
- Relocation assistance may be available
- Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage and partially paid premiums for dependents
- Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
- 403b Retirement Plan
- Training stipend and professional development opportunities
- Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure
- Opportunities to develop specialized skills, including clinical supervision and evidence-based practices
- Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington