Seneca’s Ventura County Crisis Program Crisis Therapist provides in-person and phone crisis counseling and stabilization for youth, and assess the need for hospitalization. Crisis Therapist work with youth and caregivers to develop a safety plan to limit current and future crises, and collaborate with any existing treatment team members. Crisis Therapist also link the youth to further mental health services if needed.
Seneca supports clinicians towards licensure and beyond. We provide individual and group supervision, regular clinical case conferences, and licensure and renewal courses led by field experts. Expenses such as outside trainings or licensure fees can be mitigated though your clinical training stipend, and you will receive a $4000 salary increase upon getting licensed. Looking to expand your clinical skills even more? Apply for a Professional Development Scholarship and achieve certifications in areas such as CBT, DBT, EMDR, or Spanish for mental health practitioners. Training and growth opportunities in the agency are abundant, and Seneca is committed to helping you advance in your career!
Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. We are committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages people of color to apply. For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!
- Serve as the clinical lead and work with the treatment team to provide crisis intervention and other mental health services as needed at Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES), in client homes, and in the community.
- Provide counseling, therapy, and case management services to ensure the successful transition of clients and their families to community based resources.
- Provide on-call coverage to the clients as needed.
- Participate in all treatment reviews, program staff meetings, and IEP meetings when necessary.
- Maintain accurate and timely documentation and paperwork.
- Assist with planning for transportation arrangements for school, therapy appointments, and court hearings.
- Master’s degree in psychology, social work or counseling required
- Eligible to register with the California BBS
- Bilingual in Spanish a plus
- Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements
- Proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
- Own vehicle, valid California Drivers License and insurance
- Strong communication skills and flexibility
- Experience working with children in mental health settings or out of home care a plus
- Full-time; shifts varies
- Starting at $63,000 annually, commensurate with experience
- Additional compensation provided upon passing bilingual proficiency exam
- Additional $4000 salary increase for BBS licensure
- 5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays
- Relocation assistance may be available
- Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage and partially paid premiums for dependents
- Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
- 403b Retirement Plan
- Training stipend and professional development opportunities
- Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure
- Opportunities to develop specialized skills, including clinical supervision and evidence-based practices
- Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington
Please apply on our external website by clicking here!
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