Job Title:

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist




Alum Rock Counseling Center

Reports to:

Director of Operations

Position Type:

4 to 6 hours per month

Date Posted:

March 12, 2013


Andrea Urton-Hayward, Director Operations


Starting Salary:

$185.00 per hour


Assists the Director of Operations and Clinical Director in the development and maintenance of quality psychotherapeutic programs; assists Director of Operations in developing policies and procedures for use of psychiatric medications; provides case related and systems oriented consultation at various levels within the organization; provides clinical evaluations and treatment as needed; participates in staff training and assists in the development of psychiatric training opportunities; assists in the recruitment of psychiatric personnel as needed.



         Assumes responsibility for those acts of diagnosis, treatment, and prescribing of medication, which are performed directly as a licensed physician.

         Providing systems (including functioning of clinical teams), clinical and case related consultation to clinicians, teams, CPMís, Directors.

          Assisting in the performance of clinician diagnostic responsibilities and assisting the treatment teams in the development of their treatment plans (signing the necessary documents to indicate his/her participation in this process).

         Psychiatric record keeping in a timely and comprehensive manner utilizing the agencies Electronic Medical Record.

         Billing in a timely, accurate, and comprehensive manner.

         Providing psychiatric evaluations and direct treatment when indicated including consultation, assessments, and treatment related to the advisability of psychopharmacologic intervention.

         Assisting management in the development and evaluation of policies and procedures for use of medications within the Agency.

         Consultation as requested.

         Supervision of interns, staff, and child psychiatry fellows as needed.

         Teaching staff, students, interns, fellows, and colleagues as needed.

         Attends Agency meetings as needed.

         Other responsibilities, as assigned, to support specific departments/business needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

         A Doctorate in medicine with Board eligibility in Adult and Child Psychiatry.

         Current Physicians and Surgeons licensure in California.

         Adult and Child Psychiatric Fellowships.

         Valid California driverís license, automobile for agency travel and proof of current auto insurance;

         Fingerprinting and background check as required by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and DMV clearance;

         TB test required.

Core Competencies:

         Demonstrates safe work practices and exercise discrete judgment.

         Exhibits understanding of emergency response techniques appropriate to the position.

         Actively works toward organizational improvement and professional growth.

         Excellent reading & writing comprehension, composition, verbal & written, and oral presentation skills.

         Excellent critical thinking with logical and scientific reasoning skills. Excellent analytical & evaluation skills.

         Focuses on understanding and meeting customer needs.

         Maintain the highest standards of confidentiality and privacy.

         Coordination, customer service, instructing, monitoring, negotiation, persuasion, time management, and training.

         Research, planning, visioning, feedback, implementation, problem identification, and creative & innovative resolution.

         Prioritization and organization. Independent judgment and decision-making.

         Cost-benefit analysis, opportunity costs, resource utilization

         Sensitivity to working with culturally diverse populations.

         Maintain positive work relationships in a respectful and collaborative manner.


Job Title:

Bilingual Spanish/English Therapist (First Five)


Childrenís Services 0-5


Alum Rock Counseling Center

Reports to:

Program Manager

Position Type:

Full-time (some evenings required)

Date Posted:

January 24, 2014


Larry Hanville, LMFT: Akiko Chung, LMFT


Posting Expires:

Applications accepted until position is filled.


Under the supervision of the Childrenís Services Program Manager, the Bilingual Spanish/English Therapist provides therapeutic

Interventions and home visitation services to children ages 0-5 in their home environment. 


  • Provide therapeutic services, dyadic and triadic therapy, appropriate for high-risk children; work one on one with families

and their children.

  • Utilize theoretical approaches to treatment such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy and Narrative Therapy.
  • Conduct intakes, assessments, and treatment service plans that meet Medi-Cal requirements.
  • Provide case management services to youths and families when appropriate
  • Maintain confidential client records and files and complete required paperwork including treatment plans, psychosocial histories, case notes, etc.
  • Maintain electronic medical records (EMR) for all clients
  • Document all chart contacts within 48 hours
  • Administer evaluation surveys as required by contract
  • Collaborate with other area service providers
  • Understand and adhere to the laws governing child abuse reporting
  • Attend meetings and trainings necessary for professional development and as required by the agency or its funding sources
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor


Minimum Qualifications:

         MA in counseling or related field, MSW, or MFT from an accredited college or university. BBS registration required;

         4 years post Bachelors clinical experience in mental health or related field including experience with children, youth and families

         Bilingual Spanish/English; NO EXCEPTIONS

         Effective verbal and written communication skills

         Understanding and sensitivity of economic, cultural issues in diverse communities

         Experience with MediCal documentation

         Understanding of dyadic frameworks and exposure to children 0-5 years of age

         A valid CA driverís license and an automobile for agency travel. Owner and driver must carry the minimum insurance coverage as determined by the agency and must submit proof of coverage

         Licensed eligible (supervision provided)

Preferred Qualifications

         Familiarization with Electronic Medical Records

         Experience working with diverse ethnic/culture backgrounds

         Able to work independently and as a member of a team

         Experience working in diverse settings



Job Title:









Prevention Early Intervention








Alum Rock Counseling Center




Reports to:




Program Director




Position Type:








Date Posted:




January 13, 2014








Scott Lafranconi








Starting Salary:









The Alum Rock Counseling Center (ARCC) is working closely with local school districts to deliver the Prevention Early Intervention (PEI) Services Program in East and Central San Jose. Employing evidence-based practices, PEI services are targeting high-risk youth and their families with the goal of preventing, reducing, and eliminating mental health issues that may be inhibiting academic success and family wellness. The Clinician supports PEI by engaging families, primarily, in individual and group therapy to reduce and/or eliminate escalated behavioral challenges exhibited by students. Extensive training will be provided.





    Provide outreach and recruitment strategies to engage families in PEI programming:

o    Facilitate presentations to teachers and school staff

o    Host information tables in community events

o    Engage families during school events

     Provide individual and group therapy (meets with families in the schools, community and/or family home)

o    Engaged students/family in counseling sessions using Brief Form Strategic Family Therapy to prevent, reduce and/or treat behavior problems and improve family functioning

o    Engage students in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to address severe emerging behaviors that are trauma induced

     Provides Clinical Case Management services (meets with families in the community or in the home)

o    Formulates, implements and monitors individual student/family assessment and treatment planning

o    Conducts follow-ups and monitors service delivery and client progress;

o    Ensure that all required documentation, legal documentation, etc. are properly completed within the required timeframes

o    Transfer family and service documentation to electronic data systems as necessary, including Medi-Cal based tracking

o    Maintains a caseload of 12 to 15 families

     Lead parent workshops and sessions

o    Facilitate family education workshops following identified curriculum (Triple P Level 5) in both individual and group settings

o    Ensures all workshop preparation activities have been executed

     Other responsibilities as assigned my supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:

         MA or MS in counseling, psychology, child development, social work or related field (REQUIRED);

         Bilingual Spanish or Vietnamese/English;

         Board of Behavioral Sciences intern number;

         Counseling experience in a community based setting;

         Effective verbal and written communication skills;

         Understanding of Medi-Cal eligible service provision and billing requirements;

         Understanding and sensitivity of economic, cultural issues in diverse communities;

         Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

         Demonstrated computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, and Internet usage);

         Team oriented with strong interpersonal and organizational skills;

         Valid California driverís license, automobile for agency/transport clients, proof of current auto insurance;

         Fingerprinting and background check as required by the DOJ and DMV clearance;

         TB test required