Open Career Opportunities

We Care Services for Children serves families with children ages 0-6 at risk for experiencing life-impacting developmental and behavioral health challenges. We offer a wide array of targeted, effective, and compassionate services designed to meet the individual needs of each child:

  • Early intervention services via our inclusive classrooms, state preschool, and developmental playgroups;
  • Mental health services provided in the home and in our clinic and classrooms;
  • Individualized, coordinated, family-driven wraparound services; and
  • Mental health consultation for the licensed childcare community in Contra Costa County.
  • State Pre-School and early childhood developmental classes 
  • Our programs are based on the belief that each child and family is unique and we honor their beliefs and cultural, linguistic, racial, and socioeconomic diversity while supporting each family and child to reach their full potential, regardless of their abilities or circumstances.
  • Please submit a cover letter and resume by email only to:  careers@wecarechildren.org

Child & Family Therapist

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in: Social Work, Counseling or Clinical Psychology.
  • Licensed, or License Eligible MFT, LCSW, PhD or PsyD.
  • Previous clinical experience working with children and families in multicultural communities.
  • Valid California driver’s license, auto insurance and car.
  • Must be able to conduct telehealth sessions from home during the covid-19 crisis.
  • Bilingual/bicultural preferred.                                                                       

Job Summary 

Under general supervision of the Mental Health Director and Clinical Supervisor this position provides home- and clinic-based infant/child-parent psychotherapy and clinical case management services to children from birth to six years old and their caregivers. You will join a strong team of clinical colleagues who are passionate about serving the needs of young children and families. Through targeted, compassionate, and effective early intervention services, We Care helps young children and their families reach their full potential, regardless of their abilities or circumstances.

Responsibilities                                                                                             

  • Assesses clients to determine appropriate diagnosis, treatment modality and interventions.
  •  Develops collaborative treatment plans based on assessment of client and family needs.
  •  Provides dyadic therapy, collateral and case management services in the home, community
    and/or office for children 0-6 and their caregivers.
  •  Maintains an appropriate caseload and meets program billing goals.
  • Participates in case consultations with other treatment team members and collaborates with
    outside providers as needed.
  • Documents MediCal billable services promptly and according to county guidelines.
  • Attends all agency staff meetings and designated trainings.
    Skills Required:
  • Knowledge of early childhood development and mental health and the ability to apply this
    knowledge to relationship based infant/child-parent psychotherapy.
  • Clinical experience providing trauma-informed services to young children and their families.
  • Ability to accurately form diagnostic assessments of the mental health needs of young
    children, and to work under pressure of crisis situations at times.
  • Ability to establish and sustain therapeutic alliance with young children and family members
    of diverse cultural backgrounds, with a commitment to cultural sensitivity and awareness.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently on a day-today basis clinically,
    legally and ethically, and to consult with supervisor when appropriate.
  • Must have working knowledge of all laws pertaining to mental health in general and child
    abuse in particular and be able to apply them in everyday practice.
  • Prior home- or community-based clinical experience is a plus, and some experience with providing clinical services via telehealth would be very helpful.

Child & Family Therapist / Intensive Care Coordinator

 Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in: Social Work, Counseling or Clinical Psychology.
  • Licensed, or License Eligible MFT, LCSW, PhD or PsyD.
  • Previous clinical (mental health) experience working with children and families in multicultural
  • Valid California driver’s license, auto insurance and car.
  • Must be able to conduct telehealth sessions in a private space from home during the covid-19 crisis.
Job Summary

Seeking a licensed or license-eligible clinician with experience working with young children and families. This full-time (40 hour) position is 50% Child & Family Therapist and 50% Intensive Care Coordinator.

As Child & Family Therapist, the successful candidate will provide telehealth and/or home- and clinic-based infant/child-parent assessment and/or psychotherapy services to children from birth to six years old and their parents/caregivers. As Intensive Care Coordinator, the candidate will perform telehealth and/or home- and clinic-based case management and facilitate Child & Family Team (CFT) meetings in the Katie A program.

You will join a strong team of clinical colleagues who are passionate about serving the needs of young children and families. Through targeted, compassionate, and effective early intervention services, We Care helps young children and their families reach their full potential, regardless of their abilities or circumstances.

Job Duties
  • Assesses clients to determine appropriate diagnosis, treatment modality and interventions.
  • Develops treatment plans based on clinical assessment of client and family needs.
  • Provides dyadic therapy, collateral and case management services in the home, community and/or office for children 0-6 and their caregivers.
  • Performs case management and facilitates Child & Family Team (CFT) meetings on cases involving children 0-6 with child welfare system involvement.
  • Maintains an appropriate caseload and meets program billing goals.
  • Participates in case consultations with other treatment team members and collaborates with outside providers as needed.
  • Documents billable services according to county guidelines.
  • Prepares files on a yearly basis for EPSDT Utilization Review.
  • Attends all agency staff meetings and designated training events.
  • Performs related duties as required.
Skills Required:
  • Knowledge of early childhood development and mental health and the ability to apply this knowledge to relationship based infant/child parent-psychotherapy.
  • Clinical experience providing trauma-informed services to young children and their families.
  • Ability to accurately form diagnostic assessments of the mental health needs of young children, and to work under pressure of crisis situations at times.
  • Ability to establish and sustain therapeutic alliance with young children and family members of diverse cultural backgrounds, with a commitment to cultural sensitivity and awareness.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently on a day-today basis clinically, legally and ethically, and to consult with supervisor when appropriate.
  • Must have working knowledge of all laws pertaining to mental health in general and child abuse in particular and be able to apply them in everyday practice.
  • Previous experience as a meeting facilitator for Wraparound or Intensive Care Coordination
  • Prior home- or community-based clinical experience is a plus.
  • Some experience with providing clinical services via telehealth would be very helpful.
  • Bicultural/bilingual preferred.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email only to:  careers@wecarechildren.org 

All positions require fingerprint clearance including criminal background check as well as passing a standard physical with TB clearance. We Care offers a competitive benefit plan (medical, dental, life, 403b) for all employees. Immediate Vacation & Sick time accruals includes holidays & 1 personal floating holiday. 

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email only to:  careers@wecarechildren.org

Thank you for your interest in We Care Services for Children.