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Mobile Assessment Counselor, Bilingual (4183)  (Temporary, Full-Time, Hourly)
Program/Location: StepForward East (El Cajon)

Mobile Assessment Counselor, Bilingual Spanish (Temporary) – Mental Health Services for CalWORKs Program

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The duration of this temporary position is five to six months with benefits, depending on program needs.

CRF Internal Job Title: Mobile Assessment Coordinator

 

 

CRF: WHY IT’S A GREAT PLACE TO WORK!

Community Research Foundation (CRF) inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals!  Our accredited programs reach various demographics, so you can gain experience with almost any sector of mental health services.

At CRF, we are constantly evolving and developing fresh approaches to meet the needs of San Diego County’s residents who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges.  We have strong internal advancement options, so there are opportunities for you to grow within our company. Come join us!

 

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BY SAN DIEGO COUNTY, THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND THE CDC. 

 

 

Program Overview

Located in El Cajon, CA, Step Forward East is a CalWORKs program that provides a full range of behavioral health services to assist individuals to overcome challenges and reduce barriers that may affect their ability to successfully move from welfare to work.  Services are provided to adults and their families in a caring and respectful atmosphere, encouraging independence, initiative, and recovery. CalWORKs BHC provides excellent training in the Mental Health field with strong emphasis in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Seeking Safety, and Motivational Interviewing.

Typical Duties of the Mobile Assessment Counselor

  • Provides orientations for new WTW participants, trains Case Managers, conducts screenings and provides referrals for social service needs.
  • May work off-site at a Welfare-to-Work office.
  • Works closely with collaborative partners and other providers in the region to facilitate access to program service, other social services needed for WTW clients.
  • Assists clients in developing service plan goals and prioritizing needs and steps to reach the established goals.
  • Participates in weekly Care Coordination meetings

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in mental health-related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience assisting hard-to-place populations, including severe mentally illness, severe emotional disorder, and Welfare-to-Work clients
  • Bilingual Arabic preferred; Bilingual Spanish required
  • Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Reliable transportation is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. A valid California driver’s license in good standing and proof of insurance are required for employees driving personal vehicles on company business.
  • Able to pass criminal/background clearance

 

Benefits: CRF takes your dedication seriously and provides benefits to help you balance your work life and your personal life.  For full-time staff (30 hours or more), we offer top-of-the-line medical insurance, dental plans, paid life insurance, vision plan, retirement benefits, and generous PTO (Paid Time Off).   We also provide access to student loan repayment/forgiveness programs for graduates.

 

Be a part of our vibrant non-profit organization and make a difference in the lives of the people we serve!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Equal Employment Opportunity
CRF is an equal opportunity employer, and we make employment decisions based on merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination and/or harassment of any individual because of that individual's sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical handicap, disability, sexual orientation, protected military status, or medical condition, as well as other categories protected by federal, state and local law. All such discrimination is unlawful and prohibited and will not be tolerated by CRF.

Diversity at CRF
CRF is committed to cultural competence, and we have established the Cultural Diversity Resource Team (CDRT) whose mission and tasks include ensuring that all our corporate practices are culturally sensitive to both our consumers and employees. The CDRT has developed a company-wide Cultural Diversity Plan and is responsible for creating and offering cultural and ethnic awareness, knowledge, and skills trainings throughout the year.
Cultural Competency training is required of all of our staff, not just those providing clinical services, on an annual basis. It is our pledge to provide behavioral health and psychosocial rehabilitative services that are culturally sensitive to those we serve.