3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full Time

3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic is a community-based agency providing youth in the Bayview Hunters Point with medical and behavioral health services that encourage them to make decisions that support their health, safety, and development. 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic also manages a number of successful Transitional Age Youth (TAY) housing stabilization programs and one of the city's few Youth Access Points.

The Behavioral Health Clinician will help to drive the new Behavioral Health Services at 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic's Rising Up, School-Based, TAY Navigation Center, and clinical programs.

We are looking for qualified Behavioral Health Clinicians to observe, assess, and treat individuals with emotional or behavioral problems and disorders such as depression, anxiety, addiction, autism, ADHD, OCD, etc. The Behavioral Health Clinician will provide clinical support and case management services; conduct evaluations and assessments; provide ongoing counseling, treatment and intervention; conduct individual, group and family psychotherapy; develop and implement treatment plans, maintain progress reports; and provide consultation to other programs and agencies on treatment needs and behavioral plans.

The Behavioral Health Clinicians should be patient, compassionate, and have good communication skills. Top behavioral specialists also have excellent stress management and problem-solving skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Observing and assessing clients' behavior.
  • Developing and implementing treatment plans to address behavioral issues.
  • Supporting patients throughout the treatment process.
  • Communicating with clients' teachers, providers, caregivers, and families to implement treatment plans.
  • Monitoring and recording treatment progress.
  • Conducting assessments to determine clients' improvements.
  • Maintaining client records and treatment reports.
  • Collaborating with other healthcare specialists and support organizations.
  • Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams, community resources and organizations.
  • Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines.
  • Interpret, explain, and apply regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Analyze, evaluate and make sound decisions.
  • Prepare clear, accurate and effective reports, correspondence and other written materials.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience and direct contact with clients between the ages of 12-27.
  • Experience working with a diverse population.
  • A strong understanding of the cultural and social factors affecting behavior patterns.
  • Knowledge of current theories, practices, and principles and practices for services to clients with serious behavioral health care symptoms and diagnoses.
  • Knowledge of psychological diagnostic methods and terminology.
  • Experience with wellness, recovery and resiliency-oriented strategies, dual recovery/co-occurring disorder treatment, screening and assessment tools.
  • Understanding of community needs, resources and organizations related to behavioral health care.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to apply behavioral principles.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent stress management skills.

Education, Certifications, and Licenses:

  • Possession of a Master's degree from a recognized college or university in social work, marriage and family therapy, clinical or educational psychology or in a closely related field.
  • Possession of a valid registration as an Associate Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Intern, or Psychological Assistant from the applicable licensing authority: California Board of Behavioral Sciences or California Board of Psychology or proof of licensure.
  • In compliance with the Administrative Simplification provision of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), employees in this classification are required to possess a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number prior to their first day of employment.
  • Must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's license.

General info:

  • This position is an exempt and full-time role.
  • This position may be based in any of our facilities/locations where we provide Behavioral Services to youth, including our clinic, youth center, schools, and TAY Navigation Center.

Compensation and benefits:

  • This position has an annual salary of $70,000.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, 403b, generous time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and more!

3rd Street is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance we will consider for employment qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records.


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