|Sick Time Accrual
|Mental Health Programs Director
The CBITS facilitator will work in a collaborative manner with another CBITS facilitator and is responsible scheduling meetings with administrators of the schools to begin CBITS in those schools, for the provision of group sessions during the academic year, along with individual student, parent and teacher sessions.
About the program: CBITS is an evidence based cognitive behavioral program to help reduce symptoms of PTSD and increase resilience in youth ages 10-15 years old. The program consists of 10 group sessions,
1-3 individual sessions for exposure to trauma memory, 2 parent education sessions and 1 teacher/school personal educational session. The idea of including teachers and parents is to help them understand how PTSD works, what to look for and how to help the youth who are suffering from these symptoms. CBITS is specifically designed to be implemented in schools and Operation SafeHouse provides CBITS in Lake Elsinore USD, Nuview Union School District, Alvord, Banning, Coachella Valley, Desert Sands, Jurupa Valley, Moreno Valley, Palm Springs, Perris, Riverside, Val Verde, and Hemet USD upon request, funded by Riverside University Health System-Behavioral Health (formally known as Riverside County Department of Mental Health) Prevention and Early Intervention Department.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
- The Facilitator will provide group sessions, individual sessions, parent education sessions, teacher/school personal education sessions.
- Participates in all contract-required trainings throughout the year, including First Aid/CPR, Suicide Awareness and Prevention, CBITS facilitator training, CBITS Booster, PEI Summit and Cultural Awareness and monthly CBITS fidelity meetings.
- Collaborate with school staff to provide on-site services
- Obtains parental consent for student participation
- Conducts student screenings to asses for program eligibility
- Conducts group sessions in collaboration with a co-facilitator
- Demonstrates self-awareness, willingness to receive feedback and appropriate professions/personal boundaries
- Actively participates in group and individual supervision and trainings, as needed
- Demonstrates awareness of transference and countertransference issues and addresses them as they arise.
- Completes required documentation thoroughly, neatly and in a timely manner
- Communicates and corresponds with outside agencies, authorities and institutions in a professional and timely manner
- Clinical supervision for the accumulation of hours toward licensure is provided by the Operation SafeHouse Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
- Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications:
- Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapist or Social Work from an accredited university or college
- Eligibility for supervised hours toward licensure (registered intern: MFTI, PCCI, or ACSW)
- Available morning and afternoon hours; as the groups will be conducted during school hours.
- Superior organizational abilities and attention to detail
- Fluent Spanish speaking preferred
- A general understanding of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy principles, group processes and trauma symptoms/responses
- Must be registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
- Must be able to pass a full criminal background check, including fingerprinting, and TB Skin Test.
- Have a clean driving record and driver’s license.
- Work is temporarily remote due to Covid-19 restrictions
- Low to moderate noise level
- Typical office indoor environment.
- Considerable time is spent at a desk using a computer, printer, keyboard etc.
- Occasional light work that includes moving objects up to 20 lbs., when in office.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive Operation SafeHouse reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Operation SafeHouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is based on experience, training and ability to work without regard to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, marital status, age or disability.
Operation SafeHouse does not permit employees to lobby for political candidates on the premises, or to encourage religious participation of others on SafeHouse grounds.
Operation SafeHouse maintains a drug free workplace. The use, possession, distribution or sale of alcohol, marijuana or any illegal drug while on SafeHouse property, while on duty, while on on-call status, or while operating a vehicle for the transportation of clients is strictly forbidden. In addition, no staff member may report for work or remain at work while under the influence of or impaired by any illegal drug, marijuana or alcohol. Any violation of this policy may result in disciplinary action including immediate termination of employment.