Assessment Coordinator

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New Alternatives Inc.
Published
June 16, 2021
Location
San Diego, United States of America
Category
Job Type
Salary
52,000 to 61,000
Type of Pay
Yearly
Contact Name
Judy Whitcher
Contact Email
sandra.ruiz@newalternatives.org

Description

Join our fun, fast paced team of clinicians, psychiatrists, RNs and other dedicated employees deliver trauma-informed services to youth and families who struggle with the impacts of past trauma and mental health issues. Assessment coordinators will excel in this environment if they enjoy administrative tasks, working collaboratively with others and independently at times, can meet deadlines and who are organized. Enjoy a flexible schedule, supportive team members and centrally located office. 

The Center for Child and Youth Psychiatry is a County-contracted program that provides psychiatric services throughout San Diego County. CCYP provides medication evaluation and monitoring to Medi-Cal and unfunded children and youth.

Case Management and linkages are provided in this program that serves a population of children and youth who struggle with mental health challenges. Services are regionalized and generally performed through tele-psychiatry services. NAI is looking for dedicated, enthusiastic and flexible team players who have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Assessment Coordinator

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assessment Coordinator is responsible for completing a thorough assessment of need with youth and family to identify needs in the following areas: Primary Care physician, Substance Abuse treatment, support and/or treatment for domestic violence, medication management, therapy services, behavioral services, educational advocacy, and parenting education and support.
  • Participates in case consultation with RNs and contracted Psychiatrist as needed.
  • Remain available to assist with assessment and intervention at CCYP locations as needed.
  • Provide linkages as needed by child, youth or family
  • Utilize effective collaboration with community providers to increase youth and family follow through with referred services.
  • Participate in training, exhibit competency and utilize the following evidence based & promising practices: Trauma Informed Care practices, Motivational Interviewing, WRAP, additional as deemed appropriate.
  • Understand, embrace and be a TIC champion in ALL aspects of their role
  • Participate in the development and delivery of educational resources for the program website
  • Provide education, evaluation and behavioral support to child, youth and families in their homes, directed by the Program Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bilingual/Bicultural preferred.

Educational Requirements: Masters degree in social work, marriage and family counseling or other field of study that qualifies for licensure in the State of California.

Licensure/Certification Requirements: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Current California License preferred. Registered License Eligible APCC, ACSW, AMFT will be considered if at least half way through required hours.

Other Experience Requirements: A minimum of one year experience working with youth and families, and working with multidisciplinary teams.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 403B plan
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • FREE CEUs!

Salary:

Licensed- 58-61K to start

Licensed Eligible- 52-55K to start

We are taking precautions due to COVID-19 and all our efforts will be thoroughly explained in the initial job interview.

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