Want to make a difference in a child's life?
Casa Pacifica is committed to recruiting the highest quality employees and believes that all positions are important in assisting children and families achieve their highest potential. We’re currently looking for motivated clinical talent to join our work force. We’re especially interested if you share our passion and desire to make a difference by providing hope and help to children and their families.
Headquartered on a rural 24-acre campus just five miles from the Pacific Ocean. Casa Pacifica’s main Camarillo campus provides the perfect setting for children and adolescents to heal and find new hope for a better future.
Along with competitive salaries, Casa Pacifica offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, 401(k) plan, educational assistance, paid time off, alternative work schedule and an employee assistance program. Opportunity to be a member of our Clinical Training Team for our Psychology Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs Opportunity to be a member of our Clinical Training Team for our Psychology Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs. In addition, we are approved by APA for offering continuing education credits for psychologist and have a robust schedule of trainings through our well-established training center.
LICENSED CLINICIAN (Levels I, II, and III)
FULL-TIME AND PER-DIEM OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
As a Casa Pacifica Clinician, you are responsible for providing and implementing the clinical therapy component of our overall treatment plans. Our programs support children who are referred through commercial insurance, social service, probation or mental health departments. Each Clinician manages cases of assigned clients within an assigned program.
The ideal candidate will have a high level of clinical and organizational skills and must be able to carry out the mission of Casa Pacifica as it relates to on-going clinical assessment, evaluation and progress of the children within Casa Pacifica.
- Assesses the clinical needs of the youth, develop a treatment plan, make referrals to needed resources and creates a discharge plan for assigned clients.
- Provides clinical services such as individual and group therapy, collateral, rehabilitation, parenting skills training, and case management as appropriate to the individual needs of the youth.
- Evaluates the changing mental health needs of the youth and adjusts accordingly.
- Utilizes evidenced based practices that are appropriate to meet the clinical needs of the youth and family.
- Collaborates with youth development specialists, education staff, health clinic staff, parent partners, youth advocates, families and youth to provide comprehensive clinical care for the youth and to ensure program consistency and continuity throughout the day.
- Acts as liaison with placement agencies and community services and works closely with mental health and child protective services, as well as law enforcement agencies, schools, employers, health and welfare, insurance providers and recreation agencies to provide coordinated care.
- Confers with education staff regarding the behavioral or learning problems of youth and recommends methods of modifying inappropriate behavior and encouraging learning experiences.
- Confers with parents regarding school and facility activities, policies, and procedures as needed and appropriate.
- Serves as the leader of a youth/family treatment team. In conjunction with the team, develops and implements individual clinical treatment plans and assures the integration of the clinical component within the milieu using multi-disciplinary approach.
- Responsible for maintaining an organized and up-to-date clinical chart according to DMH guidelines. Prepares regular progress reports on each client; prepares additional correspondence related to caseload as required. Documents progress notes on electronic health record.
- Aids authorities to plan for the discharge and transition arrangements of the child.
- Utilizes community resources in providing services for children.
- Assists youth transitioning into the community and links them to appropriate community resources, including referrals for transition aged youth to the TYS (Transitional Youth Services) program, substance abuse programs, Wraparound, and Therapeutic Behavior Services, when appropriate.
- Assists in program development and staff training to ensure the milieu is therapeutic.
- Eligible for licensure with the California BOP
- Bilingual in Spanish/English abilities a plus
- TB Test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and other state/federal licensing or certification requirements, including mandatory reporting requirements as per Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA).
- Valid California Driver’s license, clean record
Clinician I: Education/Experience: Licensed eligible clinician or intern (working on hours, registered or licensed by the BOP with a minimum of three years of experience working with severely emotionally disturbed youth doing family assessments and treatment, and behavior management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
· Credentials: May be an ASW, MFTI and license eligible psychologist
· Education/Experience: LCSW or LMFT, with five to seven years’ experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children doing family assessments and treatment, and behavior management required. Strong background in evidenced based CBT treatments.
· Credentials: LCSW, or LMFT with California license.
- Education/Experience: Ph.D., Psy.D., with five to seven years’ experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children doing family assessments and treatment, and behavior management required. Strong background in evidenced based CBT treatments.
- Credentials: Ph.D., Psy.D, with California license or eligible for licensure in California.