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Open Positions:

Lead Clinician, El Puente

$75,000 - $80,000/yr · Full-time

LifeWorks currently has a special opening for a Lead Clinician in our El Puente program. This position is for an associate or licensed, bilingual mental health clinician with experience working with youth and families using a family system (two generation) model. El Puente is an in-home violence prevention program that focuses on building connection, communication, and safety within families by addressing trauma, bridging generations and enhancing strengths. 

 

The El Puente program consists of a Program Coordinator and Lead Clinician who work together on each case to provide wholistic and culturally responsive individual and family mental health care to families. The position involves extensive relationship and trust building, especially in the Latinx community, and within the Violence Prevention Partnership. 

 

Benefits of this position include a manageable documentation load, flexible scheduling, and a collaborative treatment approach. If you want to be able to focus on meaningful clinical work, this is the position for you. This position is Monday through Friday with no on-call or after-hours work (with the exception of special events).

 

LifeWorks offers individual and group supervision, consultation, ongoing training, and development. 

 

LifeWorks is made up of a diverse staff and values cultural humility and conscientious approaches to privilege and power. We expect our staff and leadership to exemplify proactive problem solving and communication.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assists Clinical Director in all aspects of development and implementation of program

  • Provides clinical direction, decision making and feedback to program coordinator 

  • Assists in developing and utilizing systems that will achieve program and funder goals 

  • Supports the program coordinator in the screening and selection of referred clients

  • Under direction of the Clinical Director, updates program tools and forms according to program changes and clinical best practices 

  • Completes intake, assessment and treatment plan development for all clients

  • Assures compliance with file and documentation requirements 

  • Provides weekly individual and/or family therapy to clients and their families

  • Makes recommendations for ongoing needs and works with program coordinator to provide referrals and connections to additional resources 

  • Implements and develops new curriculum for changing needs of participants

  • Ensures activities are completed for funding requirements 

  • Prepares and submits quarterly and other reports as needed for funding and program evaluation

  • Assists with the hiring and training of other program staff 

  • Serves as a liaison with professionals from other support organizations, partners and funders

  • Facilitates groups, presentations and trainings in the community

  • Coordinates and participates in community events 

 

This is a full time, fully benefitted position with paid time off and medical/dental coverage.

This position requires the ability to speak and write fluently in English and Spanish.

ClinicianCounseling Center

$25 - $30/hr · Full-time

As a Clinician in our Counseling Center, you will work with children, adults and families addressing emotional and mental health needs, providing case management and working within multi-disciplinary teams. Ideal candidates have experience providing therapy to youth and families using trauma informed modalities (or willing to learn). If you have strong documentation and clinical skills, you will be a great candidate.

Duties: 

  • Working collaboratively with the Program Director and clinical team 

  • Participation in team and agency meetings 

  • Assessment and treatment plan development 

  • Timely documentation of services per agency and contract requirements 

  • Provision of individual, couples, group or family therapy 

  • Case management including coordination and referral to services 

  • Crisis management and appropriate consultation when needed 

  • Communication with referring party and service as liaison for agency 

  • Achievement of required productivity and billing requirements  

  • Maintenance of client file per agency and contract standards 

  • Maintenance of associate/license status per BBS guidelines 

 

Required Skills: 

  • Detail-orientated - the ability to understand written and spoken details and data; to review, audit, and utilize detailed information; ability to communicate clinical and programmatic details clearly. 

  • Communication - strong, assertive communication skills and commitment to proactive conflict resolution. 

  • Clinical practice - training in trauma informed care (or willing to learn); understanding of family system approaches to treatment 

Position Requirements: 

  • At least two years of experience in a mental health setting 

  • Near completion of masters program or registered associate (ASW, AMFT, APCC) 

  • Reliable vehicle with insurance 

  • Ability to pass state and federal background check 

  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply 

To apply, send an email with your resume to Henry Olcese, Clinical Director: holcese@lifeworkssc.org

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