Reports to: Program Manager
Location: San Diego, CA
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-time
Effective Date: September 2019
General Purpose of the Job: Provide holistic, strengths-based, trauma-informed, integrated mental health and social services to students and families.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (The examples of functions are not necessarily exhaustive. Management is not precluded from assigning other related functions not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment for the position.)
- Provide and coordinate elementary school mental health services to refugee students and/or their families who are survivors of torture and/or severe trauma in elementary schools or other trauma-informed settings
- Provide individual and small group therapy
- Collect signed informed consents from all parents or guardians of students who receive mental health services, and coordinate with school staff to obtain required documents, as needed
- Coordinate clinical case management services for students and their families as requested
- Coordinate with professional interpreters to provide services in the students’ and families’ preferred languages
- Assist with developing and administering a brief survey to assess student improvement in trauma recovery and in social/emotional health
- Prepare and submit required reports to evaluate project outcomes
- Conduct professional development trainings for district staff and educators
- Identify critical client care issues for clinical meetings and supervision
- Complete biopsychosocial assessments and create treatment plans
- Complete progress notes and document client services in ETO (electronic medical record) database ensuring that data is complete, accurate, and contract-compliant
- Review client charts to ensure compliance with established protocols
- Screen client referrals per eligibility criteria
- Participate in all-agency functions including development outreach and events, as needed
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Strong commitment to the mission of Survivors of Torture, International
- Mental health licensure required
- Possess excellent communication, problem solving and organizational skills
- Must have reliable car, valid California driver’s license and adequate auto insurance
- Experience and competence working with diverse populations including students, youth and families, and languages
- Fluency with one or more language other than English preferred
- Flexibility to co-locate; including travel between school sites and SURVIVORS’ primary office
- Ability to work independently and take initiative
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and databases
Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Application Procedures: To be considered for this position, please email your detailed cover letter, resume and salary requirements to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Survivors of Torture, International is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Survivors of Torture, International provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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