Child And Family Specialist Bilingual Opportunity|
Job Location: El Monte,CA
Come join our TEAMMATES team as a Child and Family Specialist (CFS) - Bilingual in our El Monte office.
Named one of the best places to work in California!
We are committed to providing a challenging, career-enhancing environment for dedicated professionals desiring to make a difference in the lives of young people and their families. Stars Behavioral Health Group (SBHG) currently employs approximately 1,200 people at 22 different sites throughout California in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, and Fresno, Santa Clara, and Alameda counties. We serve more than 20,000 children, youth and families annually throughout the state.
Our experienced staff of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Specialists, Parent Partners and other therapists/counselors provide case management, mental health care and a range of support services in schools, homes or other community settings. Our dedicated teams work collaboratively and in partnership with family members, school administrators and faculty, county social workers, case managers, probation officers and other agencies.
The Child and Family Specialist primarily has responsibility for working specifically with children in their home or out-of-home placement, and school environment. The Child and Family Specialist works with children and their families to provide a large variety of services ranging from behavior management, behavior modification, transportation, respite care, school aid, crisis intervention, self-help skill building, vocational training and other services as needed to provide “whatever it takes” to make a successful and permanent placement for the child.
Attends and actively participates in Child and Family Team Meetings.
Provides behavioral management, skill building, vocational training, school observations, school supervision and intervention as needed.
Performs simple evaluations describing level of psychosocial impairment, physical health, self-care potential, support network, adequacy of living arrangements, financial status, employment status and potential training or educational needs.
Documents Child and Family’s behaviors and responses to interventions, interactions with ICFS, activity and communication, in records.
Monitors child’s progress at home, school, work, and other areas and assists with providing appropriate motivational support.
Associate of Arts degree in child counseling, development or psychology, social services or vocational counseling or related social science field and at least two (2) years of experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children in a mental health setting.
High School diploma plus four (4) years’ experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children in a mental health setting.
CA Driver’s License
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
MFTI and ACSW’s receive supervision for BBS hours
Company paid benefits package including medical, dental and vision and many other voluntary benefits
Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay
Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development
Flexible work schedule and environment
In 1988, we began with three intensive, facility-based programs — Star View Adolescent Center, Oasis Rehabilitation Center, and Starlight Rehabilitation Center. We developed each program in partnership with Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Santa Clara Counties to serve children, adolescents, and adults with serious emotional disorders in their respective communities.
In the early 1990's, we began offering an array of in-home and school-based services to support clients in transitioning from our facilities back into their communities. We now serve thousands of clients in community-based programs provided in homes, on school campuses and in partnership with other local agencies — including full service partnerships and other support services that are funded by the Mental Health Services Act.
Today we offer a full continuum of community- and facility-based programs, as well as special education in public and nonpublic schools. We deliver a complete array of therapeutic services — including outpatient, Day Treatment Intensive, and acute and subacute inpatient treatment — all of which are grounded in clinically sound, best practices. We provide our services through contracts with county mental health, child welfare, and juvenile justice departments, as well as with public school districts.
We employ more than 1,000 behavioral health workers including psychiatrists, psychologists and medical doctors, social workers, nurses, rehab therapists, counselors, teachers, aides, and a range of paraprofessional staff.
We help several thousand children and families each year.
We offer over 30 specialized public mental health programs and a wide array of community-based support services in the following counties:
Los Angeles County
San Bernardino County
Santa Clara County
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