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Bilingual Mental Health Therapist

*Now offering a $2000 sign-on bonus for new Seneca employees in this position!

Are you passionate about providing mental health services to children and their families? We are too, and we are hiring a Bilingual Mental Health Therapist! 

We’re looking for a culturally-sensitive Bilingual Mental Health Therapist to be part of a multi-disciplinary team of clinical professionals providing mental health services children and their caregivers. Specialty populations include foster and adopted children, children impacted by trauma and those being raised by relatives. As the Bilingual Mental Health Therapist, you will participate in the daily provision of services to clients within the program through assessment, diagnosing, direct mental health therapy and case management functions in family systems, strength-based model.

The three outpatient clinics provide services to youth, ages 0-20, and their families focused on strengthening self-regulation, communication and connection through various treatment modalities. Services provided in the clinic include individual, family and group therapy, case management services, medication management services, psychological testing, equine mental health therapy, Therapeutic Behavioral Services and rehabilitation services. Our team engages in a family-systems, strength-based and collaborative approach to treatment, supporting youth/families in addressing the concerns that matter to them most. Our team is provided with robust training and staff have expertise in working with those impacted by trauma, adoption, lack of permanency and high acuity behaviors.

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.


  • Promptly respond to referrals of children and adolescents who present with symptoms of psychiatric disorders.
  • Complete assessment and evaluation process of assigned clients including: obtaining consents for all aspects of treatment, obtaining relevant documents and meeting/speaking with various adults or professionals involved in the client’s life in order to develop and implement the treatment plan.
  • On cases that indicate a medical necessity for treatment, implement a case specific treatment plan in order to provide mental health services including individual, family and group therapy in addition to case management, linkage and consultation with community resources including schools and other providers.
  • Maintain availability for crisis intervention services.
  • Complete regular, timely reviews of all assigned cases.
  • Comply with all requirements of child abuse reporting, Medi-Cal compliance and confidentiality in accordance with standards set by Seneca Family of Agencies.
  • Complete progress notes and assessments within agency and Medi-cal standards.
  • Attend trainings for Evidence Based Practices (EBP) and implement EBPs in accordance with fidelity of the model.


  • Masters degree in social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy or similar field.
  • Registered with the California BBS and maintain current registration/licensure at all times.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish).
  • Direct work experience providing therapy based services to children, adolescents and families.
  • Must have experience and understanding of the clinical diagnostic process and utilization of the DSM 5.
  • Competent in Medi-Cal documentation requirements.
  • Valid CA driver’s license and insurable under Seneca Family of Agencies insurance policy.
  • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.

  • Direct work experience and/or understanding of clinical issues pertaining to children in the child welfare system, adoption, relative care giving.
  • Experience working with trauma and attachment issues.


  • Full-time
  • Monday-Friday: 9AM - 6PM, 10AM - 7PM
  • 5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays.


  • Starting at $70,500 - $84,500 per year. Actual salary is dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualifications for the role.
  • Additional $4000 salary increase upon licensure.
  • $2000 sign-on bonus!
  • Salary increases each year.
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package:
  • Medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, and fertility coverage
  • Long-term disability, family leave, and life insurance
  • 50% paid premiums for dependents
  • 403b retirement plan
  • Employer-Paid Assistance Plan
  •  5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays.
  • 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, 
  • Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington
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