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Mental Health Clinician (LCSW required)

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Youth UpRising | Oakland, CA
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Mental Health Clinician - Position Summary

The Mental Health Clinician will provide comprehensive and culturally-accessible mental

health services to youth ages 13-24. This position requires a commitment and dedication

to the community at large and a passion for working with inner city youth. The

therapist serves a diverse population of youth, supporting the fulfillment of the mission

and vision of Youth UpRising within our core operating values.

Primary Responsibilities

Direct Services and Programming

• Provide individual, family, and group therapy utilizing a variety of theoretical

orientations.

• Provide community member wellness checks and drop-in clinical support.

• Deliver services according to TAY WELLNESS program contract program contract

with Alameda County.

• Provide crisis intervention and milieu therapy.

• Assess mental health needs; develop and implement treatment plans containing goals

that are mutually agreed upon.

• Update and evaluate the effectiveness and appropriateness of treatment plans.

• Advocate for young people as they navigate the educational, justice, and other systems.

• Participate in multidisciplinary case conferences and other forums where consultation

on adolescent and young adult mental health issues are provided.

Participate in outreach activities in order to promote mental health services.

• Support in-service trainings for non-clinical staff.

• Participate in center-wide programming, events, activities, and retreats.

• Maintain documentation requirements and data tracking standards (CANS/ANSA-T,

progress notes etc).

• Coordinate services with case management.

Partnerships

• Support opportunities for collaborations with other YU departments.

• Partner with Children’s Hospital of Oakland/Castlemont Clinic Wellness, to support

the overall wellness of YU members.

• Support coordination of services among mental health and other providers through

collaboration and consultation.

• Act as liaison to Castlemont Community, OUSD and Alameda County as needed.

Qualification Requirements

• LCSW or MFT License Required - Licensed Clinicians must be registered with the

California BBS as an MFT or LCSW

• MENTAL HEALTH EXPERIENCE- 3-5 years' experience working as a mental

health therapist, including experience working with inner city youth. Masters' degree in

psychology, social work, counseling or a related field.

• FIELD KNOWLEDGE - Knowledge of Alameda County community agencies and

resourcesfor adolescents and families is a plus.

• MOBILITY including reliable transportation, a valid California Driver's License and

current automobile insurance.

• AVAILABILITY for some evening and weekend work.


Youth UpRising is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Youth UpRising strives to reflect the diverse community it serves. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mental Health Clinician - Position Summary

The Mental Health Clinician will provide comprehensive and culturally-accessible mental

health services to youth ages 13-24. This position requires a commitment and dedication

to the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

100% Employer-Paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Premiums. PTO, 401(k) and Flex Plans also offered.

100% Employer-Paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Premiums. PTO, 401(k) and Flex Plans also offered.

Level of Language Proficiency

BILINGUAL Spanish/English speaker is a plus.

BILINGUAL Spanish/English speaker is a plus.

How to Apply

Email resume, cover letter and four professional references to talent@youthUpRising.org. Include “MHC – [Your Name]” in the subject line. Applications accepted until position is filled. 

Email resume, cover letter and four professional references to talent@youthUpRising.org. Include “MHC – [Your Name]” in the subject line. Applications accepted until position is filled. 

Location

8711 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94605

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