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Therapist / Social Worker for Youth

Company: Seneca Family of Agencies
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

$2000 sign-on bonus for new Seneca employees in this position!

Are you a compassionate and dedicated therapist looking to make a real impact in the lives of youth and families? Are you interested in working in the community and learning an evidence-based model?Join the Multisystemic Therapy (MST) team today!

As a Therapist in our program, you will deliver family-based mental health counseling, crisis intervention, and skill-building services to youth and families referred through San Francisco's juvenile probation program. You will have the opportunity to provide therapy mainly in client's homes and support services in various community settings allowing for a holistic approach to treatment. We seek a passionate Therapist who empowers families to make positive changes, making a meaningful impact in the community.

"My program stands out because of the amazing amount of expertise and generosity of all of my coworkers. My clients are some of the most inspiring and resilient humans, and their progress, as well as my privilege at being a small part of their lives, make it all worth it."
- Seneca Employee, Child and Family Therapist

Our program is built on the belief that involving families and caregivers in every aspect of treatment is essential to promoting and sustaining behavioral change. Multisystemic Therapy (MST) -is an evidence-based practice aimed at reducing behaviors like substance use, school truancy/failure and parent/child relationships. Services are based in community locations in order to truly meet the youth and family where they are. The goal of the MST program is to maintain youth in their family's homes and reduce further criminal justice involvement.

Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Seneca's agency-wide -Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve. - -

  • Work closely with a small caseload of 5-6 clients, providing short-term, intensive and targeted intervention services to help them overcome their challenges and achieve their goals
  • Collaborate with a variety of community partners, including juvenile probation officers, school teams, and other resources, to ensure that your clients receive the support they need to succeed
  • Deliver therapeutic services to youth and families in their own homes or communities, engaging and empowering them to take an active role in their own healing and growth
  • Be an active participant in treatment reviews, program staff meetings, and IEP meetings, and will maintain timely and accurate clinical documentation and agency-assigned paperwork
  • Engage with your colleagues in ongoing racial equity work and conversations about power, privilege, and race, working to ensure that all clients receive equitable and inclusive care


    • Master's degree in Psychology/Counseling/Social Work
    • Eligible to register with the BBS: ASW, AMFT, APCC, or full licensed
    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Own vehicle, Valid California driver's license and insurability with Seneca's automobile policy
    • TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other state/federal licensing or certification requirements
    • Must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination


      • Bilingual in Spanish
      • Experience working with diverse communities


        • Full-time.

          • Mon - Fri; -

          • Flexible schedule with the ability to work evening hours as needed
          • Familiarity with Bay Area communities -
          • Participate in on-call schedule for family support line -


            • Starting at $72,100 - $86,100 per year, actual salary is dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualifications for the role
            • Additional compensation provided upon passing bilingual language proficiency exam
            • A $4000 salary increase upon BBS licensure -
            • $2000 sign-on bonus!
            • Salary increases each year
            • Comprehensive employee benefits package:

              • Medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, and fertility coverage
              • Long-term disability, family leave, and life insurance
              • 50% paid premiums for dependents
              • 403b retirement plan
              • Employer-Paid Assistance Plan

              • 5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays -
              • Relocation assistance may be available
              • Seneca is a -Public Service Loan Forgiveness -certified employer
              • Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington
              • Seneca supports clinicians toward licensure and beyond.---

                • We provide individual and group supervision, regular clinical case conferences, and licensure and renewal courses led by field experts.
                • Expenses such as outside training or licensure fees can be mitigated through your clinical training stipend.

                  Key Words: Social Worker, Mental Health, Therapist, Therapy, Social Work, Non-profit, Nonprofit, Youth, Advocate, Family, Children, Families, Behavioral Health, Healthcare

Keywords: Seneca Family of Agencies, San Francisco , Therapist / Social Worker for Youth, Healthcare , San Francisco, California

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