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Adolescent Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Dbt) Therapist

Company: Children's Health Council
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

$10,000 Hiring Bonus for FTE's working .75 or more!!Could This Be You?Do you like to work in an environment where we live our mission?Do you value celebrating our differences and learning from them?Are you passionate about the work you do?Do you like the flexibility of being able to work onsite and remotely?Do you value collaboration?Are you looking to be empowered as a professional to help us grow as an organizational community?Are you a skilled cross-cultural communicator, helping cultivate a place of acceptance?Do you value cross-cultural competence and communication with individuals, teams and systems within our organization?If you can answer "yes" to these questions, this job could be for you!At Children's Health Council, we believe in the promise and potential of every child, teen, and young adult. Our mission is to transform young lives by providing culturally responsive best-in-class learning and mental health services to families from diverse backgrounds regardless of language, location, or ability to pay. We specialize in ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety & Depression, and Autism.Our strategic priorities include: Being people first and empowering our workforce, creating systems built on equity, access, and inclusion, elevating technology, and strengthening our community partnerships.With our Clinical Services multiple partnerships with Stanford University Behavioral Health department, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside some of the top mental health professionals in Silicon Valley.We are seeking a psychotherapist or psychologist with a specialty in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to work with clients and their families in our outpatient and IOP clinics, primarily providing parent coaching and family therapy services within the DBT framework. In addition, you may provide individual therapy and run DBT skills groups. Providing educational workshops at CHC and within the community on topics of expertise are required.You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. CHC is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader and recognized for your accomplishments and potential.Responsibilities:Conduct comprehensive clinical interviews with parents and clients, develop case formulation and synthesize/disseminate significant information to team members.Develop and deliver psychological treatment plans for children, teens, young adults and their families, which may include individual, family, and parent and collateral therapy.Coordinate clinical care with other disciplines including SLP, OT, education, psychology and psychiatry.Conduct in-service training and seminars at CHC or within the community, including continuing education and parent education.Attend clinical staff and team meetings as assigned.Adhere to all mental health legal and ethical mandates and guidelines in the execution of duties, including timely completion of charting, billing, report preparation and ethical/confidentiality issues as outlined by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy or National Association of Social Workers or American Psychological Association or other relevant licensing board.Participate in IEP conferences and other school meetings to assist school personnel in understanding client issues and rationale for implementation of recommendations when clinically valid.Meet productivity expectations as assigned by the Division Director. It is expected that clinicians will be at full productivity at the completion of the 3rd month of hire.Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by Program Manager and Division Director.Qualifications:Ph.D./Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology or LPCC/LMFT/LCSW from an accredited graduate school, preferably with at least 3 years post degree experience in either/both a pediatric clinic, outpatient mental health, and/or school-based settingValid California license to practice in a mental health field requiredMaintenance of valid California license with documentation of continuing education credits submitted to the Board of Behavioral Sciences or American Psychological Association with copy provided to Division DirectorAdherence to all professional, ethical, legal and confidentiality issues outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, California Board of Psychology, American Psychological Association, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy or National Association of Social Workers and State and Federal laws (e.G., HIPAA)Required to show valid COVID vaccination (Medical and Religious Belief exceptions) & TB test results (withinthe past year)Intensive training in DBT preferred. Extensive applied DBT experience required.Comfort/experience working with high-risk populations (active suicidality, self-harm, etc.)Experience providing family therapy and working directly with parents of high-risk teensExperience facilitating DBT skills groupsKnowledge and understanding of CHC's four areas of expertise: ADHD, learning differences, anxiety and depression and autism spectrum disordersKnowledge and skills in adolescent individual and family therapies, case formulations and treatment planningAvailability to work when children and teens are available, including afternoon and early evening as neededExcellent time management and material organizational skillsGrowth-oriented and have a desire for continuous learning and developmentExcellent interpersonal and written communication skills with both client and colleaguesKnowledge and use of compliance and an Electric Health Record (EHR) is essentialCompetitive Benefits:We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and an attractive and extensive benefits package for employees working at least.75 FTE or greater, including:Medical, dental, and vision benefits401(k)Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsTraining and developmentEducational reimbursementAdoption assistanceLife and personal accident insuranceShort and long-term disability coverageFree continuing education classes offered on-sitePaid sick leavePaid vacation14-16 paid holidays each yearEmployees who work for a non-profit may qualify for loan forgiveness under PSLFLicensed mental health providers may be eligible for California loan repayment programsWe work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

Keywords: Children's Health Council, San Mateo , Adolescent Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Dbt) Therapist, Other , San Mateo, California

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