School-Based Wraparound Support Counselor
*Now offering a $2000 sign-on bonus for new Seneca employees in this position!
Do you have a passion for supporting youth’s mental health and providing them with the tools necessary to succeed academically? So do we, join our School Wraparound Program!
We’re looking for a Support Counselor in School Wraparound service, who will work on a multi-disciplinary team to provide behaviorally focused mental health services to children and families receiving Special Education support through their local school district. As a Support Counselor, you will provide family-based mental health counseling, coaching, crisis intervention, and case management services to children and families. Family Support Counselors are members of a treatment team, and provide services in the community, including, but not limited to: family homes, schools, and public community settings.
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 direct behavioral health services to youth open with Wraparound, guided by the wrap team and oriented to positive school participation and achievement.
- Conducts work with client, families, and county partners that aligns with the National Wraparound Model.
- Complete Behavioral observations and assessment for all clients.
- Engage in coaching and skills transfer to that youth’s caregivers, teachers, and significant support people.
- Provides culturally-specific services for clients and families, using conceptual frameworks that take into account a client and family’s cultural location (race, ethnicity, nationality, class, education, gender, sexual orientation, etc.).
- Complete documentation of mental health notes and other clinical documents in a timely manner.
- Participates in an on-call crisis support line rotation.
- Participate in weekly individual and group supervision as required.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Experience providing strong behavioral interventions with youth (preferably within a community based setting).
- Experience working with or living in community with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- Understands own social and cultural location, the systems of oppression within which we operate, and the impact those have on the clients and communities we serve.
- Own vehicle, valid California Driver’s License and insurance.
- Fulfillment of TB test, fingerprinting and any other mandatory state/federal clearance.
- Proof of Covid-19 vaccination and booster.
- Full-Time; Monday - Friday
- Flexible schedule required, with the ability to work some evenings and weekend hours as needed
- 5 weeks of flexible paid time off and 11 paid holidays.
- Starting at $24 per hour. Actual salary is dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualifications for the role.
- Additional compensation provided upon passing bilingual language proficiency exam.
- Salary increases each year.
- Comprehensive employee benefits package, including:
- 75% paid medical premium
- Full dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, and fertility coverage
- Family leave, long-term disability, and life insurance
- New fertility benefits!
- 403b retirement plan
- Employer-Paid Assistance Plan
- Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunities.