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ICM Support Counselor

The Support Counselor in ICM works on a multi-disciplinary team and provides behaviorally focused mental health services to children and families. In addition, the Support Counselor provides community resourcing, advocacy and safety planning and provides to youth and their families referred to the ICM program. The ICM Support Counselor also develops tailored behavioral interventions to support clients and families reach treatment goals and prevent further contact with the Juvenile Justice System and/or to successfully reintegrate back into the community. These services, which are child and family focused and strength based, are provided in the office and community, including, but not limited to, schools, hospitals, and family homes. 

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. Our programs are deeply engaged in conversations and trainings on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in order to bring equity and justice to the youth and families we serve.


  • Provide culturally responsive behavioral support services to youth and their families referred by Sonoma County Juvenile Probation. 
  • Collaborate with ICM Facilitator, Family & Peer partners to develop individualized treatment plans, interventions, and action plans to support a young person’s journey to diversion from further system involvement. 
  • The ICM Support Counselor will conduct observations and assessment of youth needs, concerns, and strengths in order to contribute to service planning and development of individualized care. 
  • Work collaboratively with caregivers and other family members to identify and practice helpful parenting skills. 
  • Complete documentation of mental health notes and other clinical documents in a timely manner and in accordance with program guidelines. 
  • Co-facilitate and/or participate in monthly child and family team meetings for each assigned youth.  
  • Participate in program trainings, meetings, weekly individual and support counselor groups as required. 
  • Provide youth and families with linkage to community resources or community providers to reinforce sustainable solutions. 
  • Participate in family finding or natural support team building for families and youth. 
  • Make efforts to understand the history of Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) in the United States and further Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times, appropriately representing Seneca’s mission and philosophy.  


  • Experience/education requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree OR
• Associate’s degree or equivalent + 1 year of applicable work experience
• High school diploma/GED + 2 years of applicable work experience
• Applicable experience includes any paid or unpaid experience working with youth or families, or working in the social services field
  • Experience providing strong behavioral interventions with youth, preferably in a community-based setting. 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed, including evenings and weekends. 
  • Valid California driver's license and insurable by Seneca's automobile policy.
  • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster required.


  • Full-time
  • Tuesday-Saturday OR Sunday-Thursday


  • Starting at $22.00 per hour. Actual salary dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualifications.
  • Additional compensation provided upon passing bilingual language proficiency exam.
  • Annual salary increases provided each year.
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents.
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
  • 5 weeks of flexible paid time off and 11 paid holidays.
  • 403b retirement plan.
  • Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunities.