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Clinician I - Youth Offender Program - Valley State Prison (YOP - VSP)

Company: Amity Foundation
Location: chowchilla
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Amity Foundation, an internationally acclaimed teaching and therapeutic community is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach and learn to join our us as, Clinician I at our programs in Juvenile facilities. This ground breaking opportunity not only will be will be working in our youth programs to help the juvenile offender population but will also enhance your training and experience in the field.About Amity:Amity Foundation, is a safe place where people can change in an environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed; responsibility developed and lasting relationships built. Amity is dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of people marginalized by addiction, homelessness, trauma, criminality, incarceration, poverty, racism, sexism and violence. Amity is committed to research, development implementation and dissemination of information regarding community building.Remembrance, Resolution, Reconciliation, Restoration, RenewalAbout the Position:The Clinician I provides and conducts trauma-informed groups using trauma-informed curricula; structured and gender-responsive trauma-informed groups for juvenile offender projects. and work collaboratively with CDCR DRP, CCHS and DAI institution staff.What You Will Do:Deliver services to the participants by conducting group and/or individual sessions.Evaluates and documents the progress of participants assigned to their groups. Works individually with each participant to develop and implement a treatment/action plan.Engage participants daily, reinforce group rules and expectation for participations and completion. Participates in case conferences and provides guidance in determining education and vocational goals based on the interest and preferences of each participant in addition to individualized assessments.Maintains supervision, including development of the treatment plan, review of client's files, and initial and or ongoing client assessments.Document the delivery of services in ARMS.Work collaboratively with CDCR/CCHCS and institutional staff.Work collaboratively with Facilitator Inmates and OMCP Mentors as needed during group sessions.Responsible to provide clinical verification of internship hours for registered Clinician Staff and OMCP Mentors.Other duties as assigned. What You Will Bring:The Clinician I must meet the following minimum requirements: A PhD in a social service or mental health field and have at least one (1) year of experience working in a licensed and/or certified program delivering SUDT and/or mental health services OR A Master's Degree in a social service or mental health field have and at least (2) years of working in a licensed and/or certified program delivering SUDT and/or mental health services.All Clinicians shall be licensed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences and maintain a current and active license, which is in good standing without current disciplinary action with their respective licensing Board.Understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance abuse; appreciation for the behavioral, psychological, physical and social effects of drug abuse.Understanding or program curriculum, objectives, and best practices for implementation.Excellent interpersonal, written communications and typing skills. Operational knowledge of MS-Word, Excel, and Access. Ability to provide genuine warmth, empathy and honest sensitive to program participants to facilitate positive change.Ability to develop a treatment alliance with participants. Demonstrate ethical behavior in order to maintain professional standards and safeguard the participant.Demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards faculty, institution staff, and program participants; and model professional, effective work habit and responsible living.What we Offer:Medical, Dental, Vision.Paid vacation, sick time, & holidays.401K, HSA, & Life insurance programsOrganization committed to community actionCommunity oriented workplace

Keywords: Amity Foundation, Merced , Clinician I - Youth Offender Program - Valley State Prison (YOP - VSP), Other , chowchilla, California

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