Jun 20, 2022

Career Pathways School Based Services Clinical Student Intern

  • Stanford Sierra Youth & Families
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description



The Clinical Student Intern provides comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, flexible, effective, quality mental health services, including therapeutic interventions, to eligible at-risk children, youth, and families. The Clinical Student Intern provides services in accordance with County Behavioral Health Services and Stanford Sierra Youth & Families’ principles, including family voice and choice provided in collaboration with those individuals and agencies involved with the child or youth. Supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the agency.



Education & Experience

·Currently enrolled in the equivalent of a Master’s level degree programs working towards Associate Clinical Social Work, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, and/or Associate Professional Clinical Counselor

·Currently enrolled in the equivalent of a Master’s Level Intern or practicum course for Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, or Social Work Practicum course


Skills & Requirements

·Proven documentation skills and intermediate level computer skills including all MS Office programs

·Adhere to all confidentiality requirements

·Verbal and written ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, community partners, consumers and all levels of management

·Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects and assignments effectively

·Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment within program/department and agency wide

·Ability to work in a mobile, fast paced environment

·Ability to use a laptop computer

·Fulfillment of TB test, background check clearance, and any other mandatory State/Federal requirements

·Valid California driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, can maintain a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier, if applicable to position

·Must provide and operate a registered, properly insured automobile, if applicable to position




Position Specific

·Provides comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, flexible, effective, quality mental health services, including psychotherapeutic interventions, to eligible at-risk children, youth, and families.

·Provides services to assigned children, youth, and families in the home, office, school, or other community based settings

·May coordinate and facilitate initial intake meeting with consumers meeting the agency’s and County timelines and expectations

·May be responsible for assessment, development, and implementation of core assessment documents and treatment plans

·Provides Intensive Home Based Services (IHBS) and/or individual rehabilitation to youth as identified in youth’s treatment plan

·Provides collateral support to caregivers and significant support persons as identified in youth’s treatment plan

·Provides other Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) and/or case management functions as necessary, securing formal resources, and keeping team members informed of progress and challenges presented.

·Participates in Child Family Team (CFT), multi-disciplinary team, hospital, crisis, psychiatric, court, school, and provider meetings as scheduled

·Able to provide or arrange for safe transportation for youth and families to services as needed

·May develops and co-facilitate rehabilitative and/or skill building groups

·Develops and prepares updates to individualized safety plans in coordination with youth’s child family team, maximizing the use of natural supports and community based resources

·Provides and documents all Medi-Cal eligible billable and non-billable services, including but not limited to assessment, plan development, individual therapy, group session, group therapy, collateral, rehabilitation, In Home Based Services (IHBS) case management, Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) and crisis intervention within required timelines

·Participates in the on-call rotation

·Attends all staff meetings, clinical supervision, and consultation meetings as scheduled

·Participates in utilization review process as assigned

·Responsible for meeting all outcomes as documented in Employee Development Plan

·Works collaboratively with all internal programs, departments, and staff

·Maintains positive relationships with consumers and colleagues