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Child and Family Social Worker - Supporting Resource Families!

Company: Seneca Family of Agencies
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: The COMPASS Child and Family Social Worker will provide clinical oversight, training, and coaching for the Professional Parents (PPs) in the Seneca COMPASS Program. The Child and Family Social Worker will support the Professional Parents in developing a comprehensive understanding of the client's clinical and behavioral needs and will work with Professional Parents in developing strategies to support with the client's stabilization in their home. As a Child and Family Social Worker you will be a member of the COMPASS leadership team and will support strong collaboration between program leadership and Professional Parents.

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. Looking to expand your clinical skills even more? Apply for a Professional Development Scholarship and achieve certifications in areas such as CBT, DBT, EMDR, or Spanish for mental health practitioners. Training and growth opportunities in the agency are abundant, and Seneca is committed to helping you advance in your career!

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.
Responsibilities: Provide one on one and group in-person support and training to Professional Parents in the COMPASS program
Support Professional Parents in understanding the clinical needs of the youth in their care and developing plans to address those needs through parenting support
Support parents in creating comprehensive safety plans for the youth placed in their homes
Support parents in assessing risk and developing and documenting appropriate follow up plans
Assist with clinical documentation for youth as appropriate
Complete family evaluations for prospective professional parent applicants
Support parents in navigating and managing relationships within the larger professional parent community
Facilitate Professional Parent Group
Participate on the COMPASS Leadership Team & in decision making at all levels of COMPASS program functioning
Participate in all COMPASS program and state-wide placement program meetings as appropriate
Coordinate PP training, support, and retention efforts with Recruiter and/or state-wide Recruitment Supervisor
Develop strong familiarity of and support program operation in accordance with Community Care Licensing (CCL) regulations
Support the development of PP-related policies, procedures and protocols, in conjunction with the leadership team and placement program leaders
Provide on-call crisis management services as needed and participate in Leader On-Call (LOC) rotation for the program
Qualifications: Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field preferred
BBS Registration or Licensed, required
Experience working with foster families preferred
One year of experience in working with system-involved children and their families in a variety of settings and/or experience with or living in community with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Ability to work effectively as a part of a multidisciplinary team
Strong organizational, communication, facilitation and writing skills
A commitment to advancing racial equity at the organizational level
Own vehicle, California driver's license and auto insurance
TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other state/federal licensing or certification requirements
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
Schedule: Full-time; M-F 9am-5:30pm Flexible schedule required, with the ability to work some evening and weekend hours as needed

Participate in an on-call rotation
Benefits: Starting at $67,000 annually, commensurate with experience
Additional compensation provided upon passing bilingual proficiency exam
Additional $4000 salary increase for BBS licensure
5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays
Relocation assistance may be available
Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage and partially paid premiums for dependents
Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
403b Retirement Plan
Training stipend and professional development opportunities
Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure
Opportunities to develop specialized skills, including clinical supervision and evidence-based practices
Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington
Key Words: nonprofit, non-profit, mental health agency, foster youth, foster families, social worker, therapist, marriage and family therapist, MSW, MFT, PCC, ASW, AMFT, APCC, LSCW, LMFT, LPCC, case manager, mental health social worker, youth advocate, adolescent advocate, families, children, health care, behavioral health, entry level position, senior level position

Keywords: Seneca Family of Agencies, Petaluma , Child and Family Social Worker - Supporting Resource Families!, Healthcare , Petaluma, California

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