Program Lead: Therapist (LCSW)/Case Manager
The mission of Foothill Family Shelter is to assure children and adults a future by helping them acquire skills that will enable them to maintain a home, job and at the same time develop the necessary self-esteem to function as a successful stable adult.
Foothill Family Shelter is a nonprofit organization founded in 1984 which houses homeless adults and children for a period of up to 120 days, free of rent and utility charges. We also provide one-year transitional housing as well as extended housing.The Foothill Family Shelter began as St. Mark's Homeless Shelter and currently serves as a transitional facility for homeless adults and children from the west end of San Bernardino County and the east end of Los Angeles County. The Shelter has 7- two bedroom apartments which are fully furnished and offered free for a maximum of 120 days. We also provide 12- two bedroom apartments for transitional housing and 8- two bedroom apartments for extended housing.
SERVICE AREA: Upland, Ontario, Montclair, Pomona, Claremont, and Rancho Cucamonga
Proof of residency is required for all services.
This position will work closely with our Client Service Team to ensure residents of the Shelter have access to comprehensive services that will help transition them from homelessness into stable, permanent housing. Candidate must be licensed and qualified to provide clinical supervision and serve as a preceptor for clinical interns. This candidate will serve as a program lead ensuring all clients are on track and adhering to program requirements. Additionally, this candidate will oversee the Client Service Team on a day-to-day basis and provide Clinical Supervision to paid and unpaid clinical interns.
Program manager will oversee day-to-day functions of the Client Service Team, with direction from Directors. Candidate must be able to provide clinical supervision and carry a case management and therapy case load.
Administer initial intake interview with clients and/or family members to obtain family, social, employment, medical and mental health history.
- Assess client needs, determine services needed, create treatment plan and track clients’ progress through use of appropriate documentation.
- Provide clinical therapy to individuals (adults, adolescents & children), couples, and families who are experiencing issues such as depression, anxiety, relational problems, substance abuse, anger and/or other behavioral issues, which impair their functioning in various contexts.
- Seek out information about community resources and provide referrals as needed.
- Facilitate group sessions for adults from diverse cultural/economic backgrounds focusing on various intrapsychic issues (i.e. self-esteem, stress/anxiety, depression) as well as interpersonal relationship issues (i.e. communication, conflict resolution, coping skills, and parenting techniques).
- Plan and facilitate group sessions for children & adolescents focused on improving social skills as well as strengthening self-esteem, sense of identity and coping mechanisms.