Interim Practitioner Associate Extra Help Special
Company: County of Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 21, 2023
SALARY $33.00 Hourly
We are accepting applications to fill Interim Practitioner Associate - Extra Help Special vacancies throughout the County of Santa Barbara within the Behavioral Wellness Department.
We are also accepting applications to establish one employment list to fill full-time and part-time vacancies at All Locations. Applicants must check "All Locations" on the application and must be willing to accept an assignment at any location. The selected candidate may need to travel between different sites within Santa Barbara County. The operational area includes: Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Goleta, Lompoc, Los Olivos, Santa Maria, and Santa Ynez.
Interim Practitioner Associate Extra Help Special positions are for upcoming or recent graduates from an accredited university who have applied for and are waiting to receive their registration number through the Board of Behavioral Sciences.
The candidate(s) selected for this position, under direct supervision of a licensed professional, will assess, diagnose, counsel, and provide psychotherapeutic treatment, rehabilitation, and care coordination for seriously emotionally disturbed children and adolescents, and seriously and persistently mentally ill adults; and perform related duties as required.
The Department will strongly encourage candidates of the Interim Practitioner Associate Extra Help Special position to apply for the Practitioner Intern (working title: Practitioner Associate) position.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Incumbents in these classes work within a system of interdisciplinary departmental teams and/or contract service agencies providing assessment, prevention, intervention, treatment, and related ancillary support services via an integrated service delivery system to people with alcohol and other drug-related problems, mental illness, and/or co-occurring conditions.
The Ideal Candidate will:
Founded in 1962, it is the mission of the Department of Behavioral Wellness to promote the prevention of and recovery from mental illness and addiction among individuals, families, and communities, by providing effective leadership and delivering state-of-the-art, culturally competent services. The Department provides treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to 10,000 clients with mental illness and substance use disorders annually through its professional staff of over 400, in addition to its many contracted Community-Based Organization (CBO) providers. The Department's decisions and service delivery are guided by the following values:
Examples of Duties
Applicants must meet the employment standards (minimum qualifications) list below to be considered for this position. Detailed information should be included in the application.
Knowledge of: assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, counseling, and psychotherapeutic treatment of marriage, family, and child relationship dysfunctions; methods of developing and implementing a treatment plan; human service delivery systems; basic math.
Ability to: perform effective counseling and psychotherapy with individuals, families, and groups; develop and maintain cooperative relationships with clients' families, members of other professional disciplines, social service agencies, and co-workers; relate professionally to persons with serious mental disorders; identify and utilize community resources; prepare and present clear and concise oral and written reports.
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS:In order to be considered for these positions, applicants must provide detailed information on their application and resume to demonstrate how they are ideal candidates for this position.
CONDITIONAL JOB OFFER:
BENEFITS: The hours will fluctuate depending on workload and business needs, up to a maximum 40 hours per week. Benefits will be offered once Extra Help employees reach Affordable Care Act (ACA) eligibility.
STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:
The County of Santa Barbara is dedicated to cultivating and sustaining an environment that exhibits equity and inclusion everywhere, and at all levels of our organization. The County believes equity is a fundamental principle that must be imbedded in policies, institutional practices and systems. The County recognizes the negative impacts of systemic racism and is committed to eliminating the barriers affecting our Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and Asian community members, as well as people of other diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds. We envision a world where society and its systems (e.g. education, criminal justice, and health care, housing the economy) are just, fair, and inclusive, enabling all people to participate and reach their full potential.
We celebrate community and employee diversity, strive for inclusion and belonging, and promote empowered participation. We aspire to build a workforce that is reflective of these values and the communities we serve. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will resolutely uphold federal, California state law and/or Santa Barbara County ordinances.
We believe equity and inclusion are vital to fulfill the County's mission and to embody a culture of "One County, One Future." Expanding the full range of employee talent allows the County to deliver our best to all our community members.
We believe in the dignity and humanity of all people. We strive for a healthy and prosperous society that promotes all people having equitable access and opportunity.
Disaster Service Worker: Pursuant to Governmental code section 3100, all employees with the County of Santa Barbara are declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service. Activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law.
Vaccination Verification and Testing: This position may be subject to State Health Officer Orders (SHOOs) or County policy regarding vaccine verification and/or testing. Please contact the hiring department for more information.
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Amaris Tang, Recruitment Analyst, Behavioral Wellness Department, email@example.com
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