Temporary Therapist I - Children's BHS Intern (2019-31)

Company: Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Location: San Jose, CA
Status: Temporary Part Time

GENERAL NATURE OF POSITION: Supports children and families in addressing social-emotional and behavioral concerns in order to help improve family cohesion, school and home functioning, social relationships, coping abilities, and self understanding. Services are provided in a strengths-based, culturally sensitive manner, and include individual sessions, family sessions and therapeutic supervised visitation sessions.


Children and Families

* Provides mental health support services to children and their caregivers in the office and community utilizing best practices

* Maintains productivity of 50% with a caseload of 6 clients

* Attends all required trainings regarding documentation, assessment tools, AWARDS etc. according to schedule set by Behavioral Health Division

* Participates in Team, Division meetings and individual supervision according to schedule set by Clinical Program Supervisor

* Records services in a timely manner and maintains client files according to

agency and county policies

* Other responsibilities as assigned to support specific department/business needs

All Programs

Records services, maintains client files, completes monthly activity reports according to program requirements for electronic records – UNICARE and AWARDS


* Mental Health and Catholic Charities and Essential Learning training software

* Participates in Division meetings and work groups

* Other responsibilities as assigned to support specific department/business needs


Required education and experience:

* Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, counseling, rehabilitation services or other behavioral science or equivalent of education in these fields and experience

* Minimum of one year of a graduate program in social work or marriage and family counseling.

* Bi-lingual skills preferred, e.g. Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, etc.

* Excellent oral and written English skills

* Automobile and valid CA driver’s license

* Auto liability coverage according to the agency requirements

Knowledge, skills & abilities

* Excellent cross-cultural, inter-generational and interpersonal skills.

* Knowledge of and experience with children’s mental health

* High energy and patience in working with difficult clients.

* Computer skills using Windows

* Culturally competent counseling skills

* Availability to work evening hours

HOURS: Part-time Internship - hours scheduled on the basis of client availability and agency operation including evenings

HIRING RANGE: Contingent on Intern Collaborative Stipend

TO APPLY: Please submit resumes to jobs@catholiccharitiesscc.org or via fax to 408-944-0276 attn: HR

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant.

Catholic Charities is a non-profit, non-discriminatory service organization and employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability. Persons seeking employment are entitled to freedom from harassment and retaliation and reasonable accommodation for qualified disabilities.