Children's Receiving Home
Sacramento, CA, USA
Under the direction of the Program Supervisor or Supervisor on Duty, the Residential Counselor is responsible for the daily care and supervision of agency clients and living conditions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for creating a favorable group climate in which the child’s safety, emotional nurturing and healthy development are of primary
Provides child care and supervision for the
Responsible for the hour by hour care, safety, supervision, protection, guidance and discipline of the group as a whole and for each child as an
Responsible for meeting the health and personal hygiene needs of minors under their care (report any medical concerns to medical staff, provide supplies and direction for proper standards of personal care, ).
Provide a caring, warm environment for the children through setting clear boundaries, supporting, encouraging, and giving verbal praise and acknowledgment to children for positive actions and decisions to help build self-esteem, age appropriate interpersonal skills, positive thinking, problem solving, proper language, coping skills, respect for others and self and brainstorming alternative, appropriate behaviors, .
Maintain knowledge of the value based level system and how it applies to each
Maintain discipline and group control at all time, reporting any unresolved conflicts to a supervisor in a timely
Pro-act and check in with the children frequently to prevent crisis After an incident has occurred, follow-up and process with the child to prevent further crisis situations and complete any necessary documentation.
Intervene in crisis situations as learned in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) to ensure the safety of clients and
Serve snacks to the clients in coordination with other staff, per approved Maintain a pleasant and cheerful mealtime atmosphere, and dine with the children during mealtimes, modeling appropriate behavior, table manners, etc.
Ensure that children are properly dressed for various occasions and see that their clothing is appropriately cleaned and
Provide transportation for children as directed by a supervisor as necessary and in accordance with the agency transport
In collaboration with the Recreation Department, structure recreational/craft activities to enhance each child’s social and physical
Responsible for being an informed and supportive team
Responsible for reading dorm log and incident
Responsible for critical observations and objective recording of children’s behavior for team
Responsible for maintaining a neat and orderly dorm area, meeting all Title 22 regulations and the health and safety codes required of this
Performs routine household duties, including but not limited to: vacuuming, dusting, laundry, cleaning bathrooms, making beds, cleaning and organizing closets,
Supervises the chores and work project of
Accountable for reporting building and equipment damage and/or unsafe conditions and initiate action to correct any unsafe
Must be familiar with, and have the ability to carry out, all emergency/disaster
Provides orientation, training and support to new Residential staff, volunteers, interns, foster grandparents and any other auxiliary
Attends and participates in regular staff meetings regarding program
Attends mandatory in-service
Complete written documentation per program requirements, and in compliance with agency policy and
Attend and participate in team meetings to be aware of and facilitate the development and application of needs and services treatment plans for each child, providing documentation as
Ensure accurate recording of worked hours and notify a supervisor of any discrepancies in a timely manner and in accordance with agency
Performs other duties as
Children's Receiving Home
Under the supervision of the Director of Residential Programs, the Social Worker is to provide the following tasks: Case management for the clients served by the Children Receiving Home (CRH) Temporary Shelter Care Facility (TSCF) program, preparing required paperwork and documentation in compliance with Community Care Licensing (CCL) regulations, Council on Accreditation (COA) standards and contract requirements, and provide training and consultation within scope of practice.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibility for providing case management and supportive services to clients placed at the Children’s Receiving Home (CRH) Provides clients with support in accepting and understanding removal from home and family, demands and pressures of institutional group living and relationships and position in the social welfare system and juvenile court process.
As seems indicated or as is requested, evaluations and summaries will be prepared for planning on behalf of clients at CRH.
Individualized case recording on behavioral and social information necessary for staff planning and decision
On-call support after hours on a rotating basis.
Development of needs and services
Comply with Title 22, Department of Social Services Licensing
Develop and implement the mental health treatment
Provide crisis counseling and support to children/families as
Provide collateral parties with information to best meet the client’s needs as
Communicate with County Social Worker on issues concerning
Assess, determine and make a referral when special services or care are needed for a child (i.e. medication evaluation, psychiatric hospitalization, in-home services or psychological testing ).
The Social Worker will coordinate with TSCF Program Staff and Supervisors on the development, planning and supervision of case work services as they relate to the individual child’s behavioral and emotional life while he/she is a member of the living environment of
Maintain a thorough understanding of the philosophy, objectives and goals of CRH and the Shelter
Maintain a thorough understanding of the CRH behavior program and the ability for interpretation and implementation of this program to both staff and
Maintain a thorough understanding of the Rules and Regulations as to privileges and rights of children in care and the ability to interpret such policies to persons both internal and external to the
Communication and collaboration with the Director of Residential Services, Program Managers, Program Supervisors, Clinical Staff, Administration and Medical Clinic Staff within program concerning administrative, behavioral, educational and medical information essential for moving child toward individualized planning and placement
Act as a meaningful and available link between the child in placement at CRH and the outside agency responsible for planning and placement for the child’s removal from this
Perform evaluation and assessment of clients for county, contract and court reporting.
Review and respond to Incident
Available for phone consultation to CRH staff as
Facilitate staff in-service training on areas of
Continuously review charts for new and/or relevant information concerning
Prepare and maintain charts in accordance with audit
Perform Utilization Reviews as
Attend clinical, dorm, initial staffing and discharge meetings to consult with clinical and program
Attend weekly supervision meetings with therapy supervisor if unlicensed, to comply with California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) licensing
Attend external training/conferences to meet licensing requirements and keep up to date with current information and
Present information gathered at conferences at clinical meetings and staff in-service/training as
Attend medication reviews as needed for clients receiving
Perform other duties as
Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited school in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related human service field
Two years’ experience in clinical and/or residential setting working with children is
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
Preferred licensed or registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an LCSW or MFT, or PhD/PsyD.
Must possess a valid California Driver’s License, a reliable automobile, and auto
Must be at least 21 years of
Must pass First Aid, CPR, and Bloodborne Pathogens certification courses offered through the Children’s Receiving Home within the first three months of
Must maintain CPR, First Aid and BBP Certification throughout employment.
Must complete online Mandated Reporter Training Course within first week of employment.
Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:
Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and web browsers effectively.
Ability to read, speak, understand, analyze and interpret documents such as client safety/treatment plans, assessment materials and procedure manuals in the English language.
Excellent problem solving, writing, communication, organizational and time management skills.
Ability to write professional/clinical reports and correspondence.
Knowledge of child/adolescent
Skill to accurately assess
Knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).
Ability to relate to children and families in a positive
Ability to establish and maintain appropriate boundaries with children and
Knowledge of legal/ethical issues as outlined by the
Knowledge of child abuse
Knowledge of substance abuse
Knowledge of team, family and group
Knowledge of anger management and coping
Knowledge of psychotropic
Must be able to function independently and be able to seek guidance when necessary to assist in working with the children and
Skill to maintain a professional, confidential work
Ability to manage multiple tasks in an efficient manner.
Skill to accurately diagnose and assess
Ability to work cooperatively with a culturally diverse resident population and work
Ability to work with community and outside agencies in a collaborative and cooperative
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and talk or hear. Fine motor skills such as typing, the use of a computer mouse and telephone handset is required. Employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to sit, stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Children's Receiving Home
Sacramento, CA, USA
The Cook is responsible for preparing and serving attractive, nutritionally balanced meals for the children. This position is responsible for maintaining high standards of quality food production and portion control using standard recipes and also for appropriate quantities of food needed to meet menu requirements. In addition to assisting the children during their meal times, encouraging and teaching portion control, the Cook encourages the children to try new foods and observe basic nutrition habits as they make their own salads from a selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables.
In addition, the Cook will possess a Food Handler Certificate, following all guidelines set forth by Community Care Licensing, USDA National Breakfast & Lunch School Program. This position also performs a variety of maintenance tasks such as sweeping, light mopping, and maintaining refrigerators, freezers and store rooms in a neat and clean order. In the absence of the Kitchen Supervisor, this position may be responsible for the food service department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Food Preparation and Serving
Under direction of the Kitchen Supervisor, plans, prepares and serves attractive and nutritionally balanced meals for the children, promoting and reinforcing good nutritional habits; trying new foods, portion control and a balanced
Utilize Production Worksheets to plan proper amounts of ingredients to prepare menu items sufficient for the number of clients to be
Adhere to ingredients, measurements and cooking methods as stated on the recipes to meet the nutritional requirements (maintain 30% total fat content of meals).
Ensure that food supplies are securely
Meet Title 22 sanitation requirements, including but not limited to:
Wears proper cooking attire (i.e. apron, hat or hair net, gloves, ).
Instructs others to wearing proper attire during food
Uses proper dishwashing
Cleans kitchen areas after each meal is
Alert the Kitchen Supervisor or Maintenance Department to maintenance requests asking for unsafe equipment to be removed and/or assistance with cleaning difficult to clean food preparation
Assist the Kitchen Supervisor with ordering food and supplies as
Supervision of Children
Provides direct child care to the client’s reinforcing safety and sanitation while providing supervision and guidelines to client’s while working in the
Provide supervision to children who are assigned to assist in meal Responsible for creating a favorable group climate in which the child’s safety, emotional nurturing and healthy development are of primary concern.
Assist children in understanding nutritional principals, work ethics, safety and basic job
Work cooperatively with the group home Residential Staff as an advisor to them regarding food preparation of all meals on the
Provides the following specialized services while maintaining the parental function of safety and supervision of all children working in his/her area:
Trains and assists clients with life skills such as how to prepare nutritious meals and food safety.
Acts as a supervisor and role model to children while working together to accomplish the above job
Intervene in crisis situations as learned in Agency approved Crisis Intervention training to ensure the safety of clients and
Attend staff training as necessary or
Attend appropriate staff meetings as
Children's Receiving Home
Sacramento, CA, United States
Position Summary: The Clinician is responsible for providing individual, family and group therapy to clients in the Outpatient Program and/or Partial Hospitalization Program at CRH. DBT knowledge and/or experience preferred. The Clinician works closely with county social workers, parents and team members, consulting and collaborating on client’s progress and treatment plans. The Clinician will also serve as a program consultant to the shelter program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide Individual, Group and Family Therapy For Each Client. • Assess clients’ needs and level of functioning including a bio psychosocial assessment of all clients referred to the case load. • Provide crisis counseling to children/families as necessary. • Write safety, behavioral, and treatment plans. • Schedule and coordinate therapy sessions. • Provide clinical interventions for teachers, parents, and other caregivers to generalize skills in other environments. • Meet with clients for individual, group and/or family therapy sessions. • Provide collateral parties with information to best meet the client’s needs as necessary. • Assess, determine and make a referral when special services or care are needed for a child (i.e. medication evaluation, psychiatric hospitalization, in-home services or psychological testing, etc.).
Paperwork and Documentation. • Write daily/weekly progress notes for each therapy session and mental health service. • Complete appropriate mental health documentation, including but not limited to, client plans performance outcomes, progress reports, health questionnaires, and termination reports as required. • Continuously review charts for new and/or relevant information concerning clients. • Prepare and maintain charts in accordance with audit requirements. • Perform Utilization Reviews as assigned.
Training and Consultation • Attend clinical, school, planning and discharge meetings etc. to consult with clinical and program staff. • Attend weekly supervision meetings with therapy supervisor if unlicensed, to comply with California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) licensing requirements. • Licensed Therapists who have met the California BBS requirements to provide supervision, may provide weekly individual and/or group supervision for unlicensed clinicians so they may obtain licensing hours. Attend weekly meeting with Clinical Director.
Other • Attend external training/conferences to meet licensing requirements and keep up to date with current information and developments. • Present information gathered at conferences at clinical meetings and staff in-services/training as appropriate. • Attend Med. reviews as needed for clients receiving medication. • Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Ability to work varied hours including nights, weekends and holidays. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as client safety/treatment plans, assessment materials and procedure manuals. Ability to write professional/clinical reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Education/Experience: • The licensed Clinician must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work or other graduate program in Psychology, Counseling or Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. • Licensed Clinicians must be registered with the California BBS as an MFT or LCSW. • Unlicensed Clinicians must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work or other graduate program in Psychology, Counseling or Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. Unlicensed Clinicians must also be registered with the California BBS as an ASW or MFT intern. • Must receive MFT, LCSW license within six years of initial registration with the California BBS as an intern to meet Sacramento County contract requirements. • Experience working in an inpatient or residential clinical setting is desired. • Two years experience working with infant/toddlers, children, adolescents and families with emotional problems is required.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations: • LCSW or MFT license. • If unlicensed, registration with the California BBS as an ASW or MFT intern is required. Must receive MFT, LCSW license within six years of initial registration with the California BBS as an intern to meet Sacramento County contract requirements. • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License. • Must be at least 21 years of age. • Must pass First Aid certification course before start of employment. Certification can be completed through the Children’s Receiving Home. • Must pass CPR within the first six weeks of employment • Must pass Bloodborne Pathogens and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) certification courses offered through the Children’s Receiving Home within the first three months of employment. • Must maintain TCI, CPR, First Aid and BBP Certification throughout employment. • Must complete online Mandated Reporter Training within first week of employment.
Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities: • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. • Must be able to function independently and be able to seek guidance when necessary to assist in working with children and families. • Knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV). • Good knowledge of a variety of therapeutic interventions and models emphasizing empirically validated interventions • Knowledge of child/adolescent development. • Knowledge of child abuse issues. • Knowledge of legal/ethical issues as outlined by BBS. • Knowledge of CPS reporting mandates and limits of confidentiality. • Knowledge of substance abuse issues. • Knowledge of family dynamics. • Knowledge of anger management and coping skills. • Basic knowledge of psychotropic medications. • Knowledge of Microsoft Word. • Excellent writing skills. • Good communication skills. • Good organizational skills. • Good time management skills. • Skill to maintain a professional, confidential work environment. • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time in an efficient manner. • Excellent problem solving skills. • Skill to accurately diagnose and assess clients. • Ability to relate to children and families in a positive manner. • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate boundaries with children and families.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.