Child and Adolescent Therapist - Palo Alto

Thursday, January 18, 2024 12:15 PM | Anonymous
Sign-on Bonus Eligible for FTEs working .75 or more!
Could this be you?
    Do you like to work in an environment where we live our mission?
    Do you value celebrating our differences and learning from them?
    Are you passionate about the work you do?
    Do you like the flexibility of being able to work onsite and remotely?
    Do you value collaboration?
    Are you looking to be empowered as a professional to help us grow as an organizational community?
    Are you a skilled cross-cultural communicator, helping cultivate a place of acceptance?
    Do you value cross-cultural competence and communication with individuals, teams, and systems within our organization?

At CHC, we believe in the promise and potential of every child, teen and young adult. Our mission is to remove barriers to learning, helping children and teens become resilient, happy and successful at home, at school and in life. We specialize in ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety & Depression and Autism. Our strategic priorities include: Being people first and empowering our workforce, creating systems built on equity, access, and inclusion, elevating technology, and strengthening our community partnerships.

With our multiple partnerships with Stanford University Behavioral Health department, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside some of the top mental health professionals in Silicon Valley.

Our Clinical Services team provides expert multidisciplinary evaluations, personalized treatment and innovative programs to increase every youngster’s resilience and wellbeing. We serve children, adolescents, young adults, and their families.

We are seeking a child and adolescent therapist to work with children, teens, and young adults and their families in our outpatient mental health clinic, primarily providing individual therapy, parent coaching, and/or family therapy. Providing educational workshops at CHC and within the community on topics of expertise are required.

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things.  CHC is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader and recognized for your accomplishments and potential.

This role is primarily on-site with remote flexibility when appropriate.

    Conduct comprehensive clinical interviews with parents and clients, develop case formulation, and synthesize/disseminate significant information to team members.
    Develop and deliver psychological treatment plans for teens and their families, which may include individual, family, and parent and collateral therapy.
    Coordinate clinical care with other disciplines including SLP, OT, education, psychology, and psychiatry.
    Conduct in-service training and seminars at CHC or within the community, including continuing education and parent education.
    Attend clinical staff and team meetings as assigned.
    Adhere to all mental health legal and ethical mandates and guidelines in the execution of duties, including timely completion of charting, billing, report preparation, and ethical/confidentiality issues as outlined by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy or National Association of Social Workers.
    Participate in IEP conferences and other school meetings to assist school personnel in understanding client issues and the rationale for the implementation of recommendations when clinically valid.
    Meet productivity expectations as assigned by the Division Director.

    LPCC/LMFT/LCSW from an accredited graduate school, preferably with at least 3 years post-degree experience in either/both a pediatric clinic and/or school-based setting
    Required to show valid COVID vaccination (Medical and Religious Belief exceptions) & TB test results ( within the past year)
    Valid California license to practice in a mental health field required
    Maintenance of valid California license with documentation of continuing education credits submitted to the Board of Behavioral Sciences with a copy provided to Division Director
    Adherence to all professional, ethical, legal, and confidentiality issues outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy or National Association of Social Workers, and State and Federal laws (e.g., HIPAA)
    Knowledge and understanding of CHC's four areas of expertise: ADHD, LD, anxiety and depression, and Autism Spectrum disorders
    Knowledge and skills in adolescent individual and family therapies, case formulations, and treatment planning
    Passion and enthusiasm for working with teens
    Availability to work when teens are available, including afternoon and early evening as needed
    Excellent time management and material organizational skills
    Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
    Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills with both clients and colleagues
    Flexibility to respond to changing circumstances and priorities within the agency
    Knowledge and use of computers and an Electronic Health Record (EHR) is essential.

Competitive Benefits:
We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and an attractive and extensive benefits package for employees working at least .75 FTE or greater, including:

    Medical, dental, and vision benefits
    Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    Training and development
    Educational reimbursement
    Adoption assistance
    Life and personal accident insurance
    Short and long-term disability coverage
    Free continuing education classes offered on-site
    Paid sick leave
    Paid vacation
    14-16 paid holidays each year
    Employees who work for a non-profit may qualify for loan forgiveness under PSLF
    Licensed mental health providers may be eligible for California loan repayment programs

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

Salary Range:

$100K to $125K Annually*

* The starting base pay for this position is as shown above. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs, and market demand. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

SCV-CAMFT               P.O. Box 60814, Palo Alto, CA 94306                  408-721-2010

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