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AFS is a non-profit agency that provides comprehensive supportive services to youth, families and children in the City and County of Alameda. These services include counseling for youth and their families; parent education classes; early childhood development and family services; drug and alcohol education, prevention and treatment programs; PC1000 Drug Diversion Program; coed anger management groups; groups for men involved in domestic violence; sliding scale fee counseling; school-based mental health programs; shelter, advocacy, crisis intervention and case management for runaway and homeless youth; and high school health clinics.
For additional information on employment at Alameda Family Services, please contact the Human Resources Coordinator at HR@alamedafs.org .
Health Therapist, Alameda Point Collaborative
Supervisor: Program Director
Hours: 20-40 hours/week with some
Salary Range: $18-$20
Alameda Family Services is a non-profit
agency that provides comprehensive supportive services to youth, families and
children in the City and County of Alameda.
These services include counseling for youth and their families; parent
education classes; early childhood development and family services; drug and
alcohol education, prevention and treatment programs; co-ed anger management
groups; groups for men involved in domestic violence; sliding scale fee
counseling; school-based mental health programs; shelter, advocacy, crisis
intervention and case management for runaway and homeless youth; and high
school health clinics.
The Alameda Point Collaborative is an
one-stop social services program offering case management, job development,
health and mental health services, education, and supportive services to the
residents at the transitional and permanent housing at Alameda Point.
Under the supervision of the Program Director,
this position is responsible for providing strength-based/solution focused
psychotherapy, education, and outreach services to children, adolescents,
adults, families, couples, and groups.
include, but are not limited to:
Provide individual, group, couples, and family therapy, including assessment
Provide brief therapy and some long-term therapy.
Provide crisis services, as well as community resources for families.
Maintain client records and data as required by Alameda Family Services
and funding sources.
Provide consultation to APC Case Managers and other APC providers.
Provide consultation on and off site as needed by your clients and their
Develop and maintain a system of outreach to local community resources
(i.e., CPS, probation, schools, churches,
Attend and participate in supervision with Program Director, case
conference and other meetings/events as
designated by Program Director.
Attend staff meetings at Alameda Point Collaborative if schedule
Work collaboratively with APC staff to achieve projected outcomes.
Provide billing invoices, reports and other documentation to Program
Provide workshops or trainings to APC staff as requested in
consideration of available time.
Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.
Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology or related Social Services
Field. Ph.D/Psy.D. desired.
Unlicensed Ph.D/Psy.D. applicants must have active unlicensed status
waiver or eligible for waiver.
Licensed Ph.D./Psy.D. applicants do
not need a waiver.
At least two years prior experience/training in child, adolescent and
At least two years prior experience/training with homeless or previously
Experience providing brief therapy.
Experience working with individuals with dual diagnoses and
individuals/families requiring a multi-systems approach to services.
Experience with and understanding of systems approach to both therapy
and community outreach.
Cultural competence and experience working with ethnically and
socio-economically diverse youth and families.
● Experience and knowledge of Medi-Cal
documentation and billing.
Flexibility, diplomacy, ability to negotiate to positive outcomes.
Embraces a strength-based approach to clients, their families and
Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills.
Multi-lingual capacity desired.
Family Services values diversity and is an equal opportunities employer.
should submit a cover letter and resume to HR@alamedafs.org