Youth & Family - Social Worker Job at Seneca Family of Agencies, Santa Rosa, CA

  • Seneca Family of Agencies
  • Santa Rosa, CA

Job Description

Do you have a Master’s degree in Social Work - Psychology or Counseling an a passion for supporting youth’s mental health? Are you looking to provide family-centered and strength-based services? Join our multi-disciplinary Sonoma School Based Partnership (SSBP) Program and become a Youth and Family - Social Worker . Our community-based programs are close-knit and enjoy team building events!

$2000 sign-on bonus for new employees!


As a Youth and Family - Social Worker for our SSBP Program , you will deliver culturally responsive services and lead a collaborative planning process for youth and families who are referred through Sonoma Special Education Plans. As a Facilitator , your primary role is to ensure a sustainable network of unpaid supports (i.e. extended family, mentors, teachers, coaches) are working together toward stability for the youth and family.



Sonoma’s Seneca School Based Partnership (SSBP) Program works with local school districts to provide educationally related mental health services to youth with Individualized Education Plans (IEP). Our staff partner with students’ IEP teams to provide a variety of services. Our goal is to address the mental health needs that are impeding a student’s progress to academic success. Our services are designed to be short-term and promote long-lasting success. These services, which are child and family focused and strength based, are provided in the office and community, including, but not limited to, schools, hospitals, and family homes



Seneca Family of Agencies is a non-profit with a simple but powerful mission: to help children and families through the most difficult times of their lives. Since then, Seneca provides a broad continuum of permanency, mental health, education, and juvenile justice services, which today reach over 18,000 youth and families throughout California and Washington State each year. The agency’s growth has been guided by a commitment to our Unconditional Care® model – doing whatever it takes to help children and families thrive, even when faced with tremendous challenges. Seneca is committed to supporting historically underrepresented communities and informing agency policies and practices through its agency-wide and DEI Advisory Board. Seneca is committed to fostering an agency culture that is welcoming, cooperative, and inclusive of diverse peoples and worldviews. Seneca has been voted as a top workplace 7 years in a row and is one of California's top nonprofit providers of specialty mental health services in California.

  • Function as the team clinical leader for respective caseload, and provide direct services that are culturally responsive to youth and caregivers on a weekly basis to further treatment goals
  • Provide psychoeducation, caregiver coaching and coordinate care between providers and school district partners etc.
  • Identify Family Finding and engagement needs and develop Youth and Family teams made up of natural supports for the purpose of treatment planning and sustainable lifelong support.
  • Facilitate Child and Family team meetings (CFTMs) monthly or as needed that maintain compliance to the Wraparound Model.
  • Cultivate and maintain engagement and alignment with school district partners, community members, county partners and other mental health providers.
  • Lead case planning and consultation with team members on clinical issues, as well as casework issues, as appropriate.
  • Complete mental health notes, clinical documentation (i.e. Assessments & treatment plans), safety plans, incident reports, and other documentation accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Participate in the 24 hour on call support line system on a shared rotation.
  • Participate in individual and/or group supervision weekly as well as other required internal staff meetings or trainings.
  • Carries out functions and responsibilities as it pertains to giving orders and conducting evaluations of clients in restraint/seclusion.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work/Psychology/Counseling or equivalent experience.
  • Must be eligible to register with the BBS.
  • Valid CA driver’s license and insurable under Seneca Family of Agencies insurance policy.
  • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements.

    • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required


  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Experience working with youth in out-of-home care.


  • Experience working with a diverse population either through professional or personal experience
  • Full-time:
    • Mon - Fri, 9AM - 5:00PM
    • Flexible evenings and weekends
    • Willing to respond to crisis situations and be part of a rotating emergency pager system.
  • Staring at $69,010- $83,010 per year
    • As of July 7th , this starting range will increase to $75,000.00 - $89,000
  • Actual salary dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualifications
  • Salary increases each year
  • $2,000 sign-on bonus
  • Stipends provided to staff members participating in the emergency on-call shifts
  • 5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays
  • Additional compensation provided upon passing bilingual language proficiency exam
  • Stipends provided to staff members participating in the emergency on-call shifts
  • Relocation assistance may be available
  • Seneca is a  Public Service Loan Forgiveness certified employer
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including:
    • Medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, and fertility coverage 
    • 50% paid premiums for dependents
    • Pet insurance
    • Long-term disability, family leave, and life insurance
    • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
    • 403b Retirement Plan
  • Training stipend and professional development opportunities
  • Excellent clinical training, individual and group supervision, and assistance toward licensure
  • Opportunities to develop specialized skills, including clinical supervision and evidence-based practices
  • Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington

Keywords : Mental Health The rapist, licensed therapist, ASW, AMFT, LMFT, LPCC, APCC, MSW, psychotherapist, counseling psychologist, clinical therapist, behavioral health therapist, mental wellness counselor, therapy specialist, counseling practitioner, Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Youth Engagement, Family Engagement, Planning, Special Education Plans, Mental Health Services, Case Planning, Community Engagement, School-Based Partnerships, Support Network Development



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