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Bilingual Home Visitor

Company: CALM
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 6, 2024

Job Description:

Description:About Us:Founded in 1970, CALM is a community-based mental health agency serving Santa Barbara County with a mission to prevent childhood trauma, heal children and families, and build resilient communities. Our team of CALM staff and dedicated volunteers share a vision of supporting every family in our community so that every child thrives.CALM's guiding principles are:Clinical Excellence - All-in Approach - Leading the Way - Meaningful RelationshipsWork for a mission driven organization committed to transparency, collaboration, and communication. Our values are at the heart of what we do.The Home Visitor is a key team member in the Great Beginnings Department, focusing primarily on CALM's Home Visitation Program. Operating within natural settings, this role involves collaborating with families to offer education and support. Within the program, the Home Visitor specifically aids parents of children from prenatal through the age of 3 years old to strengthen parent-child relationships, promote healthy child development, and enhance overall family well-being. Beyond this scope, the Home Visitor may engage with families of older children, offering behavioral interventions, implementing skill-building strategies, promoting positive parenting practices, and delivering case management services. This broader approach aims to assist families in accessing natural support systems and resources. Essential Functions:

  • Provide psychoeducation and parenting support to bolster protective factors and mitigate the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences.
  • Partner with families, establish trusting relationships, and maintain regular contact.
  • Facilitate plan development and goal setting that is strength-based, and family led.
  • Model parent-child activities that promote healthy attachment and bonding to foster optimal child development.
  • Provide developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive interventions.?
  • Implement evidence-based curricula and evidence-based interventions with fidelity.
  • Conduct screenings to assess client and their families' strengths and needs.
  • Provide information and referral services as needed.
  • Coordinate with other agencies and affiliates when appropriate to help family with concrete needs and other supports.
  • Maintain clinical productivity standards.
  • Complete all documentation in a timely manner and according to agency policy.
  • Attend trainings and conferences as needed or required by program manager.
  • Participate in community education and outreach activities.
  • Participate in regular administrative and clinical supervision, and agency-wide/program meetings.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team and serve as a liaison between families, health care providers, and community-based organizations when applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned that pertain to the position. Requirements:Education and/or Experience:
    • BA Degree in related field from an accredited university or college preferred, with one year experience, or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from an accredited university with experience working in a mental health setting. Qualifications:
      • Strong commitment to CALM's mission, vision, and strategic plan
      • Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
      • Must have respect for confidentiality; ability to work with discretion and integrity
      • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft office and web-based systems. Proficient in use of Zoom. Able to adapt to using various types of software
      • Proven skills in problem-solving and decision-making with good judgment
      • Able to work independently and as a team member
      • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively collaborate in a positive manner
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Able to prioritize competing responsibilities, with effective time management skills
      • Flexibility to accommodate evening appointments as needed
      • Bilingual in English and Spanish required (Bilingual differential pay provided)
      • Must have a valid California driver's license, clean DMV record and criminal record clearance from the DOJ Physical Demands:
        • Prolonged periods sitting, listening, and observing or working on a computer
        • Stand, walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
        • Drive from one location to another
        • Lift and /or move up to 20 pounds at times Benefits:Culture & Wellness Events Schedule flexibility 100% Employer sponsored Life Insurance (1x Salary) 100% Employer sponsored Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance for Employees 60% Employer sponsored Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance for Dependents 403(b) Retirement Plan with a 3% Match, increasing to 5% after 7 years Student Loan Repayment Opportunities of up to $50,000 per year AD&D, Long-Term Disability and Voluntary Benefits Medical and Dependent Care FSA Employee Assistance Plan that provides access to mental health, legal, and financial resources Monthly Data Stipend of $35 Benefits opt-out stipend of $5,400/year 10 days of PTO for 1st year of service, increasing each year and 80 hours of sick leave 13 Paid Holidays Training & Development: We provide clinical supervision for doctoral students, ASW, AMFT, APCC Access to Therapist Aide Weekly sponsored Clinical Supervision & Support We support staff who have a private practice and offer our space at CALM at no charge Clinical Training & Advancement Opportunities, including certifications in evidence-based modalities:Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Healthy Families America (HFA) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) Nurturing Parenting Program (NPP) Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Parent-Child Care (PC-CARE) Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Coming soon: Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)Compensation:CALM is committed to being an employer of choice and strives to recruit and retain qualified, high performing employees committed to our mission. Competitive compensation that rewards excellent performance is integral to this goal. CALM's compensation program is designed to be externally competitive, internally equitable, and financially sustainable. CALM regards compensation holistically and considers wages, benefits, a supportive and positive work environment, staff wellness, on-going professional development, and work-life balance all critical aspects of our total rewards program. CALM offers a 10% compensation increase upon licensure. CALM offers a $1-3/hour bilingual stipend to employees that use a second language. The Salary range for this role is: $24 - $33 DOETo Apply:Qualified, interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter.Compensation details: 24-33 Hourly WagePI3c7db45a1b43-31181-33763224

Keywords: CALM, Santa Barbara , Bilingual Home Visitor, Other , Santa Barbara, California

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