The goal of HomeFirst’s supportive services is to provide access to resources and support for individuals who are at-risk of becoming homeless, or who are facing homelessness. The program will offer comprehensive supportive and clinical services to assist individuals with life skills, and to link individuals to a network of community resources including, but not limited to, psychiatric services, medical services, employment resources, housing resources, and income resources. Clinician will work directly with the Clinical Services Director to identify the clinical needs of and to provide services for Outreach SOAR participants at various encampments throughout the city of San Jose. This may include, but is not limited to, individual therapy, group therapy, crisis support, drop-in hours, and skill building workshops. BBS Supervision available.
Maintain a case load by providing individual and group interventions, as well as drop-in support and crisis support at various encampments throughout the City of San Jose Provide group sessions onsite at various encampments throughout the City of San Jose and HomeFirst locations.
Outreach case managers to address items in the individual Housing Action Plan, and provide support to help the individuals achieve their goals.
Conduct ongoing re-assessments of the clients’ needs and levels of self sufficiency.
Properly report any suspected cases of abuse.
Provide coaching and training on topics of interest for program/agency staff Documentation (20%).
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Education and Experience REQUIRED Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling REQUIRED
Registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist (AMFT), or Associate Social Worker (ASW)