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Open Positions:

ClinicianCounseling Center

$25 - $30/hr · Full-time

As a Clinician in our Counseling Center, you will work with children, adults and families addressing emotional and mental health needs, providing case management and working within multi-disciplinary teams. Ideal candidates have experience providing therapy to youth and families using trauma informed modalities (or willing to learn). If you have strong documentation and clinical skills, you will be a great candidate.

Duties: 

  • Working collaboratively with the Program Director and clinical team 

  • Participation in team and agency meetings 

  • Assessment and treatment plan development 

  • Timely documentation of services per agency and contract requirements 

  • Provision of individual, couples, group or family therapy 

  • Case management including coordination and referral to services 

  • Crisis management and appropriate consultation when needed 

  • Communication with referring party and service as liaison for agency 

  • Achievement of required productivity and billing requirements  

  • Maintenance of client file per agency and contract standards 

  • Maintenance of associate/license status per BBS guidelines 

 

Required Skills: 

  • Detail-orientated - the ability to understand written and spoken details and data; to review, audit, and utilize detailed information; ability to communicate clinical and programmatic details clearly. 

  • Communication - strong, assertive communication skills and commitment to proactive conflict resolution. 

  • Clinical practice - training in trauma informed care (or willing to learn); understanding of family system approaches to treatment 

Position Requirements: 

  • At least two years of experience in a mental health setting 

  • Near completion of masters program or registered associate (ASW, AMFT, APCC) 

  • Reliable vehicle with insurance 

  • Ability to pass state and federal background check 

  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply 

To apply, send an email with your resume to Henry Olcese, Clinical Director: holcese@lifeworkssc.org

Classroom Aid, School-Based Program

$20 - $22/hr · Full-time

LifeWorks of Sonoma County is a nonprofit mental health agency that has been serving all of Sonoma County since 1996. We specialize in trauma-informed, bilingual and community-based, family-oriented treatment approaches. We value cultural humility, clinical quality, and a healthy positive work environment. If you feel the position below is a good match for you, we look forward to hearing from you! 

The Classroom Behavioral Aid provides support to the teacher and School-Based therapist in the designated CEP (Counseling Enrich Program) classroom, ESN (Extensive Support Needs) classroom, and in other general education classes. The aid will assist with academic, behavioral, and emotional interventions with students in the Santa Rosa City Schools district.  

 

Bilingual/bicultural candidates are encouraged to apply. 

Skills/Responsibilities: 

  • Maintains an appropriate workplace environment that promotes the health and safety of staff and students 

  • Follows classroom structure created by teacher, therapist, and other school personnel  

  • Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning and social skills 

  • Supports students in utilizing positive coping skills and helps with de-escalation and crisis management 

  • Assists in the implementation of the IEPs for the student and helps monitor progress 

  • Models conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening, and everyday interactions for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior in a culturally sensitive manner 

  • Documents student’s daily activities (e.g. behavior, assignment completion, etc.) as instructed 

  • Assists classroom teachers with maintaining student records/files 

  • Performs clerical duties as assigned that relate to specific student needs 

  • Participates in the creation and implementation of a social/emotional/behavior plan 

  • Implements the classroom behavior motivation/reinforcement system 

  • Works with other professionals, such as speech therapist, social worker, etc. 

  • Responds to emergency situations (e.g. injured students, fights, etc.) for the purpose of resolving safety concerns 

  • Communicates with teachers and other district personnel for the purpose of assisting in evaluating progress and/or implementing IEP objectives 

  • Attends or provides information for IEPs 

  • Assists in the development and implementation of curriculum per teacher instructions 

  • Accurately documents all services provided, including billing 

 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field 

  • Experience in a classroom setting 

  • Experience in behavioral management and reinforcement 

  • Ability to pass background check and TB test 

Job Type: Full-time 

Pay: $20.00-$22.00 per hour 

COVID-19 considerations: 
All staff must either prove full vaccination OR show negative test results each week, as long as such public health orders are in place. Regular cleaning of office/work areas. 

To apply, send an email with your resume to Rebekah Roberts, School-Based Program Manager: rroberts@lifeworkssc.org

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