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Bilingual Counselor Il - PEI
- San Jose, California
- Job Type
- 19 May 2023
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The mission of Alum Rock Counseling Center (ARCC) is to heal families and inspire youth to reach their full potential. For 48 years, ARCC has provided a wide range of behavioral health counseling and school-based support, designed to promote health equity & educational equity, and ensure that high-risk youth stay safe, in school, and drug & violence free. The agency supports a predominantly Latinx (70%) population in underserved schools and neighborhoods throughout Santa Clara County with a focus on the high-need area of East and Central San Jose. ARCC staff provide services to youth and caregivers who otherwise might struggle to afford and/or access quality care. In 2020-21, the agency served 6,000+ individuals, through 13 different programs, including individual and family counseling, substance use prevention education, youth mentoring, family reunification, parent training/support, and services in 40+ high-need schools.
We have 85 full-time employees and dedicated volunteers that make our program run. ARCC provides the opportunity to interact with youth and families within different departments and programs of the agency. We value integrity, honor, respect, diversity, compassion, and empathy. We work together as a team. Our employees love the work they do here because they can see the difference it is making in the community and in the life of each individual.
Alum Rock Counseling Center (ARCC) is working closely with local school districts to deliver the Prevention Early Intervention (PEI) Services Program in East and Central San Jose. Employing evidence-based practices, PEI services are targeting high-risk youth and their families with the goal of preventing, reducing, and eliminating mental health issues that may be inhibiting academic success and family wellness. The Clinician supports PEI by engaging families, primarily, in individual and group therapy to reduce and/or eliminate escalated behavioral challenges exhibited by students.
Provide outreach and recruitment strategies to engage families in PEI programming:
Facilitate presentations to teachers and school staff
Host information tables in community events
Engage families during school events
Provide individual and group therapy (meets with families in the schools, community and/or family home)
Engaged students/family in counseling sessions using Brief Form Strategic Family Therapy to prevent, reduce and/or treat behavior problems and improve family functioning
Engage students in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to address severe emerging behaviors that are trauma induced
Provides Clinical Case Management services (meets with families in the community or in the home)
Formulates, implements and monitors individual student/family assessment and treatment planning
Conducts follow-ups and monitors service delivery and client progress;
Ensure that all required documentation, legal documentation, etc. are properly completed within the required time frames.
Maintains a minimum caseload of 15 clients.
Meet agency productivity requirements. Additional cases will be provided in order to meet productivity requirements.
Lead parent workshops and sessions
Facilitate family education workshops following identified curriculum (Triple P Level 5) in both individual and group settings
Ensures all workshop preparation activities have been executed
Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
MA or MS in counseling, psychology, child development, social work or related field
Board of Behavioral Sciences intern number required.
Bilingual English/Spanish required.
Counseling experience in a community based setting.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrated computer literacy.
Understanding of Medi-Cal eligible service provisions and billing requirements.
Understanding of and sensitivity to economic and cultural issues in diverse communities.
Able to work independently with minimal supervision, and as a positive member of a team.
Fingerprinting and background clearance as required by the Department of Justice.
Current TB test clearance.
Valid CA driver's license, an automobile for agency travel, and proof of current auto insurance.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $79,706.52 per year
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
8 hour shift
Work Location: In person
- Job Reference: 1010173374-2
- Date Posted: 19 May 2023
- Recruiter: Alum Rock Counseling Center Inc
- Location: San Jose, California
- Salary: USD79,706.52
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent