Crisis Stabilization Counselor

Seneca Center San Leandro , CA 94579

Posted 1 week ago

Overview

Seneca's Willow Rock Center is the front-end of a crisis stabilization continuum of care, and is designed to provide the immediate intervention services necessary to divert adolescents from hospitalization. Our team provides a safe and nurturing environment for youth as they assist the youth in regaining the stability necessary to return home or to a community-based placement.The Crisis Counselor provides crisis support for youth entering the 23-hour Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). Crisis Counselors will provide a safe and nurturing environment for youth that come into the program, and will intervene as necessary to assist the youth in stabilizing. Seneca is committed to hiring and maintaining a culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse workforce that is reflective of the local client/student community.

Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca's agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve. For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!

Responsibilities

  • Assist the clinician with the intake process, including assessment and creating a welcoming environment for the youth

  • Provide stabilization services for youth that include individualized intervention, safety planning, behavioral intervention and coping skills education

  • Work closely with parents and/or social workers as treatment team members, and help social workers prepare a treatment plan

  • Engage the youth in therapeutic activities and projects

  • Provide supervision for visits with family when necessary

  • Participate in weekly supervision

  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation and paperwork

  • Intervene with the clients' behavior modification programs as needed. This includes physical management of clients (implementing of Seneca's Equilibrium Model ) as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Bilingual Spanish/English abilities a plus

  • Valid California drivers license and insurability through Seneca's automobile policy

  • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements

  • Ability to work as a team player and with a diverse population

Schedule

  • Monday through Thursday 3:00pm
  • 12:30am
  • 12 hour on-call shift Saturday 7:00am
  • 7:00pm

Benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, and partially paid premiums for dependents

  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities

  • We provide a 403b retirement plan

  • 4 weeks of flexible paid time off

  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

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