Clinical Service Practitioner/FAITHS Throughcare Program California State University, San Bernardino
Employment Status: Temporary, benefited 'non-exempt' position through June 30, 2022 (position may be renewed annually based upon satisfactory job performance, availability of work and continued funding). 4 positions available Salary:$4,432.05-$5,945.22 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefit package is provided. Work Schedule: To be arranged. Typically Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 pm. Some evenings and weekends as needed. Incumbent must be able to participate in remote or on campus work depending on the directives from the CSUSB campus. First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. The initial review of applications will begin on April 5, 2021. Position Description: The Clinical Service Practitioner provides diagnosis, assessment, intervention and case management support to individuals, groups, children and/or families with complex health, psychosocial, or economic problems Cases may frequently involve assisting clients with emergency situations and assessment of risk, safety and biopsychosocial welfare. Work requires developing and implementing treatment and care plans and monitoring progress toward such goals. Incumbents provide support, counseling and referrals to promote client self-efficacy. Work is characterized by individual and group dynamics and circumstances in the investigation, assessment and determination of well-being. Work is performed under the general direction of a clinical supervisor who is available to review work and assist with treatment and care plan approaches. However, in most instances the Clinical Service Practitioner must be able to diffuse crisis situations and handle preliminary assessments independently. This position will require some work to be performed in the field under a variety of working conditions and in the client's home or other location.
Job Summary: The Family Attachment Interventions Through Healing Solutions (FAITHS) Throughcare Program will recruit, train, and administrate Graduate-Level interns in salient Social and Behavioral Science fields to provide in-custody and out-of-custody psychotherapeutic interventions to justice-involved individuals and their families. Typical Duties:
Makes on-site inspections/visits in cases of physical or emotional welfare. Analyzes and assesses client needs for services. Makes risk and diagnostic assessments. Develops individualized treatment plans and programs.
Conducts risk and diagnostic assessment of biopsychosocial conditions. Evaluates client's social functioning as well as family/group dynamics. Determines abuse, isolation, abandonment, past or present physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, domestic violence, suicidal ideation/intent, medical/mental impairment, attachment issues, social functioning, and cultural and/or socioeconomic factors through the use of formal assessments.
Develops and maintains a trusting, professional relationship with clients, provides in-depth counseling and case management services as needed to assist clients in improving social functioning which may include advocacy, psychoeducation, referral, counseling, mediation, and crisis intervention and stabilization.
Collaborates and coordinates provision of services for clients with treatment, care, transition or service plans. Interfaces with other providers, family, and support groups to provide optimal care. Makes appointments, provides transportation, and fills out referrals.
Provides emergency response and crisis intervention in order to minimize risk for clients. Uses counseling skills to assess and diffuse situations and achieve client/family stabilization.
Conducts investigations and onsite inspections. Recommends and/or initiates legal actions. Works with law enforcement and the court system in meeting legal mandates.
Prepares narrative and statistical reports of case records, findings and recommendations. Writes case documentation, treatment, care or transition plans and/or court reports.
Serves as a casework consultant/trainer for other staff members, community agencies and other professionals on complex psychosocial issues. Interprets public social service rules, regulations, and policies to clients and the public.
Perform special assignments to include coordinating court activities, coordinate provider contracts, monitor case documentation for legal compliance, and take part in recruitmenttrainingsupervising psychology/social work interns.
Write, revise or update policies and procedures as part of a team.
Develop class curricula and administer psychoeducational tools and assessments to clients.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: A Master's degree from an accredited institution in behavioral science, human services, social work, counseling, psychology, public health administration, business/public administration, hospital administration, or closely related field of study by June 1, 2021.
Experience: Pre-Licensed as an LMFT or LCSW and minimum of 1 year of related experience.
Ability to conduct risk and diagnostic assessment of biopsychosocial conditions.
Experience with crisis intervention and stabilization and case management.
Knowledge of substance abuse disorder and related issues.
A strong background in child development, parenting, and developmentally-appropriate, positive child guidance.
Ability to work with a diverse population including communication with people from diverse cultures, ethnic backgrounds, socio-economic levels, and educational levels.
Ability to work in a team setting.
Ability to handle multiple work priorities, organize work projects and complete them in a timely manner.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with justice-involved individuals and families.
UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans.This position will remain open until filled. This is a sensitive position and selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough background investigation to include a criminal history check and Live Scan fingerprinting prior to appointment.
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.
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