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Clinical Coordinator Hollywood Office
Summary
Title:Clinical Coordinator Hollywood Office
ID:4371
Department:Childhelp Foster Family Agency of California
Location:Hollywood, CA
Description

Job Posting – Clinical Coordinator – Foster Family Agency

Hollywood, CA

Childhelp, a premiere Residential Treatment Facility, has an immediate opening for a Clinical Coordinator for its Foster Family Agency in Hollywood, CA. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for the case management and therapy provided to the cases assigned to their care. The Clinical Coordinator is member of the Treatment Team and oversees, with the Unit Supervisor all clinical and case management services provided by the Treatment Team.


Qualifications

Master's Degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited School of Social Work or a Master’s Degree in a related Mental Health field

State of California MFT or LCSW License
preferred

Minimum six months experience in a mental health setting or foster family agency working with children and families

Experience in residential care, an operational management position or quality assurance desirable


Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Experience working with children with severe emotional issues and behavioral problems preferred

Must be available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

Must have a clear State of California Driver's License and the ability to pass a 3-tier background clearance

Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with the treatment team develops timely, individualized, comprehensive Master Treatment Plans for all cases assigned, in accordance with policies and procedures.Completes reviews of Master Treatment Plans on a regular basis.

  • Develops and maintains professional working relationships with all necessary community agencies and services in order to fully implement the Treatment Plan.

  • Access and coordinate all clinical services available in order to fully implement the Treatment Plan.

  • Communicates clearly and regularly in both written and oral forms to the treatment team regarding pertinent case material, special therapeutic needs, family relationships, etc.

  • Provides advocacy and clinical insight on assigned cases in all staffing or meetings pertaining to each case; such as Treatment Planning meetings, IEP meetings, Administrative Case Reviews and Team Meetings.

  • Completes timely documentation in the Clinical Record of all services rendered in accordance with policies and procedures

  • Completes timely, comprehensive psychosocial assessments which provide pertinent clinical information and evaluation to the treatment team.

  • Provides individual, family, group therapy and Parent Outreach services in accordance with each individualized treatment plan and as assigned by the Clinical Director.

  • Conducts all assigned duties in a professional, ethical manner which protects the rights and dignity of all individuals assigned to their caseload.

  • Responds to all community requests for information (Release of Information, court appearances, etc.) in a timely, professional and confidential manner.

  • Provides consultation to the Intake Coordinator for evaluation of new placements and communicates discharges in a timely fashion.

  • Actively creates and maintains discharge plans (commencing at the time of admission), that are reviewed and revised as needed to insure that the client is served in the least restrictive environment possible.

  • Provides training and in-service education to other departments/employees and Resource Parents as assigned by the Clinical Director.

  • Provides on-going supervision of student interns under the direction of the Clinical Director, in accordance with policies and procedures.

  • Completes or makes arrangements for the completion of assessment tools to assist in the diagnostic formulation of each resident assigned to caseload.

  • Conducts all duties and responsibilities in a professional and timely manner.

  • Provides routine and on-going consultation, education and oversight of the treatment team to insure proper implementation of each child’s individualized Treatment Plan.

    Childhelp offers eligible employees a comprehensive health benefits program, 403(b) retirement savings plan, as well as, the opportunity to purchase insurance at group rates.

    Complete the application online. Since we receive a large number of submissions for jobs at Childhelp we ask that you not contact the company inquiring about your application status. If your skills and abilities match our needs we will contact you to set up an interview. Your cooperation in this regard is very much appreciated.

    Childhelp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

    About Childhelp
    CEO and Co-Founder Sara O’Meara and President and Co-Founder Yvonne Fedderson started Childhelp in 1959, establishing it as a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect and at-risk children. Childhelp focuses on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.
    The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Childhelp’s programs and services also include residential treatment services (villages); children’s advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes and child abuse prevention, education and training. Childhelp also created the National Day of Hope® that mobilizes people across America to join the fight against child abuse. For more information about Childhelp, please visit the website at www.childhelp.org.
    The Childhelp Merv Griffin Village is located in Beaumont, California. Beaumont is 90 miles east of Los Angeles and 30 miles west of Palm Springs off Highway 10. The Village has been providing a healing home environment for severely abused, neglected, and at-risk children since 1978. Producing a true community atmosphere, the Village houses as many as 84 children ranging in age from 6 to 14 years old. The residents live in cottages and are grouped by age and treatment needs. The children arrive at the Village experiencing severe behavioral and emotional problems as a result of their previous abusive or neglectful situations.
     

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