compensation: $21.75 per hour employment type: part-time non-profit organization
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This Accessible Depression and Anxiety Peripartum Treatment (ADAPT) introduces a partnership between mental health services and public health nurses to provide timely, convenient and holistic mental health treatment to individuals and family members who screen positive for postpartum anxiety and/or depression. This program will utilize trauma-informed, evidence-informed practices to provide in home therapeutic and peer support services to in a setting most convenient for the client. ADAPT staff will be co-located and embedded within the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) and Maternal Child Health (MCH) program sites in order to establish collaborative relationships, participate in regular case conferences, and be a part of a multidisciplinary team with the referring sources. The ADAPT program will consist of Level One treatment that are higher-intensity services designed to stabilize symptoms of postpartum anxiety and/or depression. Treatment in this level include community based therapy and access to Peer Partners if needed. Level Two services are less intense and designed to increase linkage to existing community resources and supports. Peer partners role in the ADAPT program is to provide education, advocacy, and peer-support services. Peer supports will also establish supportive relationships with parents, particularly those at risk of not engaging in therapy when indicated.
The Clinician provides high quality individual therapy, assessment, plan development, crisis intervention, case management, outreach, and intake services to clients and families.
· Provides early engagement strategies with new clients.
· Provides crisis management services to clients struggling with mental health and co-occurring disorders.
· Responsible for the mental health treatment of assigned cases. Provides direction and guidance for Peer Partner staff to ensure quality clinical care.
· Responsible to ensure that documentation provides an accurate and comprehensive summary of treatment services, goals, and progress.
· Participates in appropriate training and education programs on a regular basis to maintain professional skills. Provides training in areas of expertise to the ADAPT team.
· Performs administrative tasks and other duties as assigned.
· Must be a current LCSW, LMFT, LPCC in California or licensed eligible.
· Minimum of 1 year experience working with families.
· Bilingual preferred.
· Must have knowledge in the following areas:
o Individual and family counseling;
o Experienced with Brief Strategic / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy models
o Chemical dependency, treatment and recovery approaches and processes.
o Engagement, outreach and motivational interviewing (MI) techniques.
o Community health, welfare and social agencies.
20 hours per week
The position receives full benefits including medical, dental, vision paid time off (vacation and sick leave), paid holidays, and employer paid pension.