It is the policy of Alameda Family Services to afford equal opportunity in all aspects of employment to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, military/veteran status, or age.
In support of our commitment to equal opportunity in all matters relating to employment we maintain a positive, continuing program of affirmative action.
AFS is a non-profit agency that provides comprehensive supportive services to youth, families and children in the City and County of Alameda. These services include counseling for youth and their families; parent education classes; early childhood development and family services; drug and alcohol education, prevention and treatment programs; PC1000 Drug Diversion Program; coed anger management groups; groups for men involved in domestic violence; sliding scale fee counseling; school-based mental health programs; shelter, advocacy, crisis intervention and case management for runaway and homeless youth; and high school health clinics.
For additional information on employment at Alameda Family Services, please contact the Human Resources Coordinator at HR@alamedafs.org .
SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTER
Position: Ruby Bridges EPSDT
Program Licensed Clinical Therapist
Supervisor: Director, School-Linked Services
hours per week
Family Services is a non-profit agency providing comprehensive human services
to youth, families and children in the city and county of Alameda. These services include counseling for youth
and their families; homeless youth services; early childhood development and family
services; drug and alcohol education and prevention programs; sliding scale fee
counseling; social work case management services; school-based programs and high
school health clinics.
Bridges Elementary School EPSDT Program provides school-based mental health
services to the students enrolled at Ruby Bridges who meet eligibility
requirements for full-scope Med-cal and demonstrate medical necessity. The goal is to promote access to and
utilization of mental health services for youth who have a mental health
diagnosis and would benefit from treatment on a school site. Services are culturally and linguistically
responsive, child centered, family focused and empowering to clients and
families. Mental health services are
short-term and based upon evidence-based practices.
supervision of the School-Linked Services Director, the Licensed Clinical
Therapist is responsible for implementing, monitoring and strengthening mental
health services to eligible children and their families/caregivers at Ruby
Bridges in collaboration with school staff.
The Licensed Clinical Therapist will provide direct service to students
exhibiting behavioral health challenges as well as supervise an unlicensed
clinician on site.
- Responsibilities include but
are not limited to:
- Provide outreach to youth,
their families/caregivers and staff of Ruby Bridges
- Provide presentations to school
staff and parent groups on behavioral health related issues
- Conduct intakes and diagnostic
assessments to determine eligibility
- Supervise unlicensed therapist
- Plan and facilitate groups for
EPSDT and non-EPSDT youth
- Provide individual counseling,
crisis intervention and case management
- Maintain clinical records
including case notes, treatment plans, etc.
- Complete Medi-cal paperwork and
billing in a timely and accurate manner
- Participate in weekly
supervision meetings and other program-related activities as assigned.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Minimum Education required: Licensed as a psychologist or social
- Minimum Experience required: Minimum
of two years work with elementary school population
- Skills Required: Culturally competent in serving diverse
racial and ethnic populations; fluent in DSM diagnosis and strength-based
- Skills Desired: Fluent in Cantonese or Spanish
- Primary responsibilities are
performed in an office setting in a seated position.
- Ability to use desktop computer
and telephone on a frequent basis. Job
may require up to 8 hours a day of seated desk work.