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Mental Health Clinician

Company: Koinonia Family Services
Location: Loomis
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Koinonia Family Services is seeking a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) for a full-time clinician position in its Family Restoration Program, which serves youth who were or are about to be adopted through the foster care system, and their families, in Placer County. A licensed LCSW or LMFT is preferred, but we would consider a registered associate intern (ACSW or AMFT) with the right qualifications and experience in the area of trauma, foster care and adoption. Training in EMDR and TBRI preferred. Experience in foster care, adoption and early childhood trauma is preferred. Experience working with the Medi-Cal system is preferred.The successful candidate will have:--- Experience in working with children who have complex trauma and/or multiaxial diagnoses.--- A good working knowledge of the DSM 5 diagnosis manual of mental disorders.--- Team well with others and be highly motivated for ongoing professional development.--- Qualities of the successful candidate include compassion for children, strong professional competency, exceptional organizational skills, and the ability to communicate well both verbally and in written form.The starting pay for the position is $65,000-$75,000, depending upon overall qualifications and experience. The group health package is worth up to another $35,000 (tax-free)-for a very generous total compensation package.Koinonia provides an excellent group health insurance plan for employees and dependents, including:--- Medical, dental, and vision with low copays--- Chiropractic, and behavioral health--- Life insurance, 401k plan, paid holidays--- Paid time off accrual.Our employees say Koinonia is a great place to work! Koinonia has an attractive organizational culture that emphasizes a focus on quality of relationships. In a recent employee satisfaction survey, 99.5% of employees said they work well with coworkers, 96.7% said they are satisfied with their supervisor, and 95.7% agree they are treated with dignity and respect. Koinonia is more than just a great place to work-it's an opportunity to do something meaningful. Join us in our mission to bring hope and healing to children, youth and families through meaningful relationships and quality programs and services. Koinonia is a trauma-informed agency with a person-centered treatment philosophy.Working with children and youth who have experienced trauma is challenging but also extremely rewarding. We welcome qualified individuals to apply. Koinonia is an equal opportunity employer.Important: Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background clearance through Department of Justice and FBI as well as a pre-employment physical and TB test. Also, must have a driver's license in good standing, reliable transportation and be able to meet auto insurance eligibility requirements.ExperiencePreferredPrevious experience developing appropriate treatment plans for youth with serious mental illness and their families.Thorough knowledge of and experience using evidence-based interventions for the treatment of youth with serious mental illness and their families (i.e. individual and group approaches based in EMDR, CBT, DBT, and/or ACT as well as family-oriented treatments such as Multifamily group and Functional Family Therapy) preferred.Thorough knowledge and experience with psychodiagnostic interviewing to determine diagnosis according to DSM-V, and experience with standardized clinical rating measures for assessment of serious mental illness for youth.EducationRequiredMasters or better in Social Work or related fieldLicenses & CertificationsRequiredProfessional License

Keywords: Koinonia Family Services, Sacramento , Mental Health Clinician, Healthcare , Loomis, California

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