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Mental Health Specialist, I - Promesa - Youth Services Prevention

  • ... San Francisco, Capellen, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 81500 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 01, 2024       Expires on:

Mental Health Specialist, I - Promesa - Youth Services Prevention   

JOB TITLE:

Mental Health Specialist, I - Promesa - Youth Services Prevention

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

San Francisco Capellen United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description

Mental Health Specialist, I

Si a la Vida:- Promesa -Youth Services Prevention

Full Time at 100% FTE (35.
00 hours a week) Exempt

Salary: $72,500.
00 up to $81,500.
00 annual and based on experience

This position is limited up to 18 months with a possibility of becoming permanent position

AGENCY DESCRIPTION:

Instituto Familiar de la Raza, Inc.
is a multi-service community health and social service agency with an emphasis on serving the Chicanx/Latinx community in San Francisco with a special focus on the diverse needs of the Mission District.
Services include a wide range of mental health, HIV-related services and social services including health promotion, education, prevention, early intervention, case management, clinical, psychological, and psychiatric interventions as well as cultural/social and spiritual re-enforcement.
The agency serves children, youth, adults, and families; it has a rich history of working collaboratively with other agencies to meet the needs of the diverse Chicanx/Latinx communities, and other cultural/racial communities in San Francisco.

JOB/PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Promesa LGBTQ+ Youth Services is a program of IFRs Si a la Vida programs and services supporting the LGBTQ+ Latinx community and those with/at risk for HIV.
Promesa provides free, culturally-based & affirming support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ+) Latinx youth living in San Francisco, with an emphasis on newcomer monolingual Spanish-speaking youth.

Latinx LGBTQ+ youth regularly face multiple institutional and social barriers related to their race, ethnicity, language, immigration status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression.
Promesa supports LGBTQ+ Latinx youth in addressing and minimizing the unique challenges they face at the intersection of being Latinx and LGBTQ+ while also celebrating and amplifying their resilience, leadership, and full potential.

Promesas services include: LGBTQ+ related education, harm reduction-centered individual counseling, mental health services, case management, youth advocacy, community workshops, and weekly support groups.
The SF Department of Public Health, through a multi-year contract, funds this position.

Essential Job Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides individual, and family therapy services to LGBTQ+ youth and their families, including Transitional Aged Young Adults within a multidisciplinary team setting and other providers as part of a community mental health model
  • Creates treatment plans with clients and monitors them to improve symptoms and increase functioning
  • Maintains all documentation, progress notes, billing, and client records in compliance with HIPPA and standards of care and in a timely manner
  • Complies with all legal and ethical requirements set forth by the Board of Behavioral Science and with the policies of the San Francisco Behavioral Health Department
  • Participates in clinical supervision as required
  • Attends required trainings and agency meetings
  • Facilitates a psycho-educational/support group
  • Works closely with other psychotherapists, case managers, and other staff to achieve treatment goals
  • Develops and maintains relationships with other providers and agencies, ensuring that clients have maximum access to community resources

Preferred Skills:

Bicultural strongly preferred

At least two years of clinical services experience with an emphasis on working with the Chicanx/Latinx/immigrant community

Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of diversity in the Latinx/Chicanx/immigrant youth community, especially around sexual orientation, culture, language, and gender

Experience working with issues of immigration, social and structural barriers, and access to services in the Latinx community

Experience and/or training in providing services to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals

Experience with community mental health settings

Experience and/or training in using various clinical models

Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team

Group therapy experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Must speak Spanish and English fluently (the majority of clients are Spanish-speaking)

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES

  • Masters degree in Behavioral Sciences, Social work, Psychology, or related field
  • Must be license eligible or CA Licensed (registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences or Board of Psychology)

Conditions of Continued Employment:

Must pass and maintain annual Tuberculosis Test.

Must pass Department of Justice Fingerprint screening.

Must provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccination upon hire (reasonable accommodation requests will be considered)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

General ability to communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner that can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking too, including a diverse population

General alertness to address emergency or potentially dangerous situations

Requires physical ability to remain seated at a desk for long periods

Basic manual dexterity to operate work processing equipment with skill, speed, and accuracy

Must be able to view computer for long periods

Ability to use public and/or private modes of transportation, duties are office-based, but travel to various offsite venues is required

Activities that occur infrequently are: bending, squatting, crouching, kneeling, twisting, reaching straight, above or below shoulders

On occasion, must lift up to 35 LBS

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The hiring Range salary is $72,500 up to $81,500.
00 annual - depending on experience.
This is a full-time (35 hours per week) exempt, eligible to participate in medical health benefit plans including dental, vision, sick leave, fourteen paid holidays, two paid days off (birthday and hire date) and ongoing learning opportunities.
This position is limited up to 18 months with a possibility of becoming permanent position.

To Apply:

  • A cover letter, indicating why you wish to join the Si a la Vida team and a description of your work experience or affiliation with the LGTBQ community is required.
  • Please send your cover letter and resume to: Jobs@ifrsf.
    org
    addressed to Human Resources Department, Instituto Familiar de la Raza, Inc.
  • In your email's subject line, please indicate it is for the Mental Health Specialist, I Promesa-Youth Service Position
  • *Please note, that a resume without a cover letter will not be considered

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $72,500.
00 - $81,500.
00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 403(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Evenings as needed
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 01, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

81500 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707125122-c5d326d218168bc0f201e8f06b0479ca

LOCATION:

Capellen United States

CITY:

San Francisco

Job Origin:

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Job Description

Mental Health Specialist, I

Si a la Vida:- Promesa -Youth Services Prevention

Full Time at 100% FTE (35.00 hours a week) Exempt

Salary: $72,500.00 up to $81,500.00 annual and based on experience

This position is limited up to 18 months with a possibility of becoming permanent position

AGENCY DESCRIPTION:

Instituto Familiar de la Raza, Inc. is a multi-service community health and social service agency with an emphasis on serving the Chicanx/Latinx community in San Francisco with a special focus on the diverse needs of the Mission District. Services include a wide range of mental health, HIV-related services and social services including health promotion, education, prevention, early intervention, case management, clinical, psychological, and psychiatric interventions as well as cultural/social and spiritual re-enforcement. The agency serves children, youth, adults, and families; it has a rich history of working collaboratively with other agencies to meet the needs of the diverse Chicanx/Latinx communities, and other cultural/racial communities in San Francisco.

JOB/PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Promesa LGBTQ+ Youth Services is a program of IFRs Si a la Vida programs and services supporting the LGBTQ+ Latinx community and those with/at risk for HIV. Promesa provides free, culturally-based & affirming support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ+) Latinx youth living in San Francisco, with an emphasis on newcomer monolingual Spanish-speaking youth.

Latinx LGBTQ+ youth regularly face multiple institutional and social barriers related to their race, ethnicity, language, immigration status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression. Promesa supports LGBTQ+ Latinx youth in addressing and minimizing the unique challenges they face at the intersection of being Latinx and LGBTQ+ while also celebrating and amplifying their resilience, leadership, and full potential.

Promesas services include: LGBTQ+ related education, harm reduction-centered individual counseling, mental health services, case management, youth advocacy, community workshops, and weekly support groups. The SF Department of Public Health, through a multi-year contract, funds this position.

Essential Job Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides individual, and family therapy services to LGBTQ+ youth and their families, including Transitional Aged Young Adults within a multidisciplinary team setting and other providers as part of a community mental health model
  • Creates treatment plans with clients and monitors them to improve symptoms and increase functioning
  • Maintains all documentation, progress notes, billing, and client records in compliance with HIPPA and standards of care and in a timely manner
  • Complies with all legal and ethical requirements set forth by the Board of Behavioral Science and with the policies of the San Francisco Behavioral Health Department
  • Participates in clinical supervision as required
  • Attends required trainings and agency meetings
  • Facilitates a psycho-educational/support group
  • Works closely with other psychotherapists, case managers, and other staff to achieve treatment goals
  • Develops and maintains relationships with other providers and agencies, ensuring that clients have maximum access to community resources

Preferred Skills:

Bicultural strongly preferred

At least two years of clinical services experience with an emphasis on working with the Chicanx/Latinx/immigrant community

Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of diversity in the Latinx/Chicanx/immigrant youth community, especially around sexual orientation, culture, language, and gender

Experience working with issues of immigration, social and structural barriers, and access to services in the Latinx community

Experience and/or training in providing services to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals

Experience with community mental health settings

Experience and/or training in using various clinical models

Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team

Group therapy experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Must speak Spanish and English fluently (the majority of clients are Spanish-speaking)

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES

  • Masters degree in Behavioral Sciences, Social work, Psychology, or related field
  • Must be license eligible or CA Licensed (registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences or Board of Psychology)

Conditions of Continued Employment:

Must pass and maintain annual Tuberculosis Test.

Must pass Department of Justice Fingerprint screening.

Must provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccination upon hire (reasonable accommodation requests will be considered)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

General ability to communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner that can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking too, including a diverse population

General alertness to address emergency or potentially dangerous situations

Requires physical ability to remain seated at a desk for long periods

Basic manual dexterity to operate work processing equipment with skill, speed, and accuracy

Must be able to view computer for long periods

Ability to use public and/or private modes of transportation, duties are office-based, but travel to various offsite venues is required

Activities that occur infrequently are: bending, squatting, crouching, kneeling, twisting, reaching straight, above or below shoulders

On occasion, must lift up to 35 LBS

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The hiring Range salary is $72,500 up to $81,500.00 annual - depending on experience. This is a full-time (35 hours per week) exempt, eligible to participate in medical health benefit plans including dental, vision, sick leave, fourteen paid holidays, two paid days off (birthday and hire date) and ongoing learning opportunities. This position is limited up to 18 months with a possibility of becoming permanent position.

To Apply:

  • A cover letter, indicating why you wish to join the Si a la Vida team and a description of your work experience or affiliation with the LGTBQ community is required.
  • Please send your cover letter and resume to: Jobs@ifrsf.org addressed to Human Resources Department, Instituto Familiar de la Raza, Inc.
  • In your email's subject line, please indicate it is for the Mental Health Specialist, I Promesa-Youth Service Position
  • *Please note, that a resume without a cover letter will not be considered

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $72,500.00 - $81,500.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 403(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid jury duty
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Evenings as needed
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

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