The Clinical Therapist must have strong clinical skills in
working with children that have been emotionally and physically
abused children included, but not limited to treatment of mental
disorders, learning disabilities, cognitive and behavioral
problems. Modalities of treatments utilized but not limited to
Cognitive Therapy, Individual, Child therapy, Family therapy and
Group therapy. This Clinical Therapist will consult with the
Assistant Clinical Director to ensure quality and ethically sound
services that also maintain compliance with State and Agency
Key Performance Areas
Provide consultation and treatment plans to clinical staff
regarding psychological and or emotional problems, such as stress,
substance dependency and or family situations.
Provide clinical assessments and treatment plans to clients with
mental and physical behaviors
Provides support groups and parenting life skill classes to
Provide clinical treatment or behavior modification and stress
management to clients and their parents.
Provide goals and treatment plans with clients/parents
Provide progress reports for Department of Children and Family
Provide and utilize and referrals to community resources
Provide and adhere to Greater Hope Foundation Mission
Provide other duties not limited to aforementioned
Assistant Clinical Director
Subordinate Staff (providing direct supervision)
Physical Demands. There are considerable physical demands
associated with this position. The Clinical Therapist will make
visits to clients homes and must often respond to emergency
situations. The Clinical Therapist must also be able to remain in a
seated position while working in the office. In cases of child
relocation, the Clinical Therapist may be required to assist the
child by carrying belongings and must often lift, carry and/or
comfort small children up to 20 lbs. The Clinical Therapist may
also be asked to lift and carry office items/supplies 25-50 lbs.,
usually holding it in the hands or arms or on the shoulder.
Employee will be required to drive a motor vehicle.
All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for
children and adolescents who are served by our agency. Therefore,
each employee must at all times be emotionally stable and able to
function effectively with children, adolescents and adults who may
have mental or behavioral health problems. The staff must be able
to demonstrate appropriate daily behavior, appropriate expression
of emotions, as well as appropriate role modeling. Hostility,
aggression and unnecessary or inappropriate physical actions as
well as inappropriate emotional expression are not acceptable.
A successful candidate must have the following skills and
Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Marriage,
Family and Child, and or other related fields recognized by
Community Care Licensing.
Maintain a current MSW or MFT registration with Board of
Behavioral Science (BBS).
Current Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage
Family Child Therapist
Must meet Community Care Licensing and insurance
Must pass a physical exam and TB test.
Must be bilingual in Spanish.
Provide and pass Criminal and Child Abuse Clearance
Strong Clinical Skills in providing psychosocial assessments of
children and parents
Inspiring, Self-Starter. Ability to work with a sense of
autonomy and at times be a team innovator.
Good communication and organizational skills with focus on
attention to detail
FFA experience preferred.
Must have a valid California Drivers License and a good driving
record. Must be at least 18 years old with at least 2 years of
Willingness to work evenings and weekends is essential. Must
have availability to serve children outside of school hours.
As with all of our positions, we work as a team and various
duties may be assigned at any time including cleaning, organizing,
child care, attendance at meetings, transportation, paperwork,