Exciting and rapidly growing Santa Barbara County based program has immediate PT opening with excellent pay and benefits package. Provide crisis intervention services via phone and in person to youth and families experiencing a mental health crisis. Provide short term cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation services to at-risk youth. Must have good working understanding of child and adolescent development, behavior management and family dynamics. Must have aptitude to deal with severely emotionally disturbed children/adolescents in a variety of settings.
Duties include but are not limited to: Responding to crisis calls immediately by phone and in person within one hour. Utilizing clinical skill set to deescalate and begin assessment to determine mental health needs, completing assessment regarding need for hospitalization (voluntary or 5150/5585). If hospitalization is required, has the ability to write a 5150/5585 hold (training provided) , will secure a hospital bed, and arrange for transportation of the client to the hospital when necessary.
Qualifications: MFCC/ LCSW CA license eligible, registered w/ BBS, with a minimum of three years experience working with severely emotionally disturbed adolescents doing family assessments and treatment, and behavior management; or, equivalent combination of education and experience. Bilingual desirable.
Per Diem: Per Diem: Per diem staff are defined as individuals who are paid an hourly rate to cover for departmental needs (OVERNIGHT shifts, call outs, extra support). Hours will vary; must be able to cover one weekend shift a month.
Location: Santa Barbara County/Santa Maria Office
Wages: $24.00 hr + DOE
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Along with competitive salaries, Casa Pacifica offers benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, a generous 401(k) plan, educational assistance, lucrative paid time off and an employee assistance program. In addition, we offer thorough, on-going training opportunities through our well established on-site training resource center (refer to Training Opportunities section for more information).
If you are interested in being considered for any positions listed for the Santa Barbara County locations please proceed as follows:
>> Submit an online Casa Pacifica application.
>> Submit your resume with cover letter and downloadable Casa Pacifica application. (PDF). Review the below list for the appropriate Human Resource e-mail contact and send your resume, cover letter and completed Casa Pacifica Employment Application as an e-mail attachment.
Please expect approximately two to four weeks to process your information.
Casa Pacifica is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Offices Santa Barbara and Santa Maria
Holly McFarlain, Human Resource Representative
Phone: (805) 319-7505
Fax: (805) 922-2398