Behavioral Wellness Rehabilitation Specialist

County of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 2017-09-02

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I acknowledge that it is my responsibility as an applicant to provide sufficient information on my application to demonstrate that my education and experience meets the employment standards (minimum qualifications) for this position as detailed in the job bulletin. I further acknowledge that if the County determines that I do not meet the employment standards there will be no opportunity for me to provide additional information regarding my application after the closing date listed on the job bulletin. Therefore, I understand that before submitting a job application, it is important that I review the job bulletin thoroughly and ensure that my application clearly reflects how my education and experience meets the employment standards at the time I submit my application.
  • I understand.
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As part of the application process, a completed supplemental questionnaire must be submitted along with the standard application form. Resumes will be accepted, but NOT in lieu of a completed application and supplemental questionnaire.
  • I understand
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The Human Resources Department communicates with All Applicants through e-mail. Please make sure your email address is entered correctly and it is current. If you feel you are not receiving your emails, please check your spam or junk inbox for our emails. Please check selection process on job bulletin for dates notices will be sent out and dates the information is required to be completed.
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This position requires that you are willing to work at All Locations and you are agreeing to these terms, regardless of your selection you checked on your application. All candidates that are hired can be placed at any location and be moved to another location during your employment with the County of Santa Barbara.
  • I understand and agree to the terms
  • I do not agree to the terms above. I understand that I will no longer be part of the process for this position.
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Applicants are required at the time of application to meet one of the following employment standards. 1) Possession of a bachelor's degree in a mental health-related field and four years of experience in a mental health setting as a specialist in the fields of vocational or social adjustment. Up to two years of graduate professional education may be substituted for the experience requirement on a year-for-year basis; or, 2) possession of an associate's degree in a mental-health related field and six years of experience in a mental health setting as a specialist in the fields of vocational or social adjustment; or, 3) eight years of a combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Please select which employment standard you meet.
  • I have a bachelor's degree in a mental health-related field and four years of experience in a mental health setting as a specialist in the fields of vocational or social adjustment.
  • I have an associate's degree in a mental-health related field and six years of experience in a mental health setting as a specialist in the fields of vocational or social adjustment.
  • I have eight years of a combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.
  • None of the above
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Examples of mental health-related degrees include: psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, rehabilitation counseling, social work, social sciences, marriage and family therapy, or directly related for an AA or AS; BA or BS; or Master's degree. Please select which degree you have completed.
  • psychology
  • clinical psychology
  • counseling psychology
  • rehabilitation counseling
  • social work
  • social sciences
  • marriage and family therapy
  • Other directly related degree
  • None of the above
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If selected other directly related degree, indicate name of degree and why you feel it is related.
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I understand my responses to the following supplemental questions will be used as a weighed, scored selection device that will determine my ranking on the employment list for this job. Do not enter "see resume" or "see application" as raters will not have access to any information except what you enter in the box for each question.
  • I Understand
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Your responses to the following questions will be scored. We ask that when answering the following questions that you are honest and truthful. Misrepresentation or falsification of information on an application or on the supplemental is grounds for disqualification and/or termination of employment. The County reserves the right to investigate the accuracy of any information submitted.
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Please only select which programs you are proficient using.
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Electronic Health Records (i.e. Share Care, Clinician Gateway, RxNT, or other electronic system)
  • The above programs I don't use or I use them occasionally
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Please select which of the following you have experience in:
  • Employment Services
  • Urgent Care Service
  • Treatment Planning
  • General Patient Evaluations
  • Suicidal Patients
  • Providing Rehabilitation
  • Skills Building Services
  • Outpatient Treatment
  • Gravely Disabled
  • None of the above
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For each one you checked above, please describe your experience, including number of years/mos and position.
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Please select which of the following mental health setting you have experience in:
  • Job Readiness
  • Job Development
  • Social Adjustment
  • Vocational
  • None of the above
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For each one you checked above, please describe your experience, employer's name, and length of time in one or both.
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Please read the following information carefully. Below, there are six (6) programs for this position that the candidates can work in in which candidates for this position can work. Please read each one carefully to determine which select best describes your experience/training and interest. Based on your selection, your name will go to the departments where for which you have shown an interest and the department has a need exists. You may select more than one program. *This recruitment is specific to the TAY program within Children's Services. You must select Children's Services to be considered.
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Adult Services: Experience/training in the following areas: Working with adults living with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI); adults with severe, complex Co-Occurring disorders (SPMI and Alcohol/substance abuse); older adults; providing case management linkage and advocacy for clients- specifically for employment, housing, benefits, medical service needs, vocational/educational support; rehab/skill building assistance for clients – specifically in areas of job readiness, social skills, daily living (ADL) , money management, use of community services; screening , evaluation, and treatment planning; Providing individual and group rehab and skill building service; crisis intervention services; Recovery Model; work with Consumer/Peer employee/co-workers; field based or outreach services; services for homeless.
  • I am interested, have experience/training in some or a majority of the programs described above
  • I am interested, but have no, or very little experience/training in the programs described above
  • Not interested in this program
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Children's Services: Experience/training in the following areas: Understanding of the impact of trauma in children, teens, and Transitional Age Youth Family Systems knowledge; Screening , Evaluation and Treatment planning; Providing Individual, Family, and/or Group rehab and skill training; work with children or teens involved with gangs or juvenile probation; work with children in the foster care system and collaboration with Child Welfare Services; work with schools, children in Special Education or with IEP; Crisis Intervention with children; other relevant experience.
  • I am interested, have experience/training in some or a majority of the programs described above
  • I am interested, but have no, or very little experience/training in the programs described above
  • Not interested in this program
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Crisis and Triage Services: Experience/training in the following areas: Working on mobile psychiatric crisis teams (adults and children); evaluation and facilitation of 5150; collaboration with crisis provider partners- law enforcement, hospital emergency departments, jail; providing outreach and linkage services to individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis and who are not linked or engaged with mental health services; evaluation or crisis intervention with other populations or situations that experience crisis needs- older adults, developmentally disabled, forensic clients, persons with physical disabilities, LGBQT clients, victims of domestic violence. Working hours are from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.
  • I am interested, have experience/training in some or a majority of the programs described above
  • I am interested, but have no, or very little experience/training in the programs described above
  • Not interested in this program
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Juvenile Justice MH: Experience/training in Trauma Informed and Evidence Based treatments to youth and their families in Santa Barbara County Juvenile Probation institutions, including Juvenile Hall, Los Prietos Boys Camp, and out of custody probation centers. Staff also conduct evaluations for the Juvenile Court and liaise between Juvenile Justice partner agencies including DCFS, Public Defender, District Attorney, Law Enforcement (Probation, sheriff, and Police), Courts, CBO's, and Behavioral Wellness children's clinics to ensure linkage to appropriate services in the community. Working in this program will require an awareness and understanding of the operations of Family/Juvenile court systems, group homes, shelter care, and detention facilities; including work in maximum-security facilities for children requiring candidates pass an FBI background check, which includes live scan. Must be willing to work flexible hours. An additional 5% pay for this position.
  • I am interested, have experience/training in some or a majority of the programs described above
  • I am interested, but have no, or very little experience/training in the programs described above
  • Not interested in this program
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Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF): Incumbents in this class work within a system of interdisciplinary departmental teams and/or contract service agencies providing assessment, prevention, intervention, treatment, and related ancillary support services via an integrated service delivery system to people with alcohol and other drug-related problems, mental illness, and/or co-occurring conditions. An additional 5% pay for this position.
  • I am interested, have experience/training in some or a majority of the programs described above
  • I am interested, but have no, or very little experience/training in the programs described above
  • Not interested in this program
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The ACT/AOT Model Program: The ACT program services are provided to clients using an ACT model team approach. The ACT model, or Assertive Community Treatment, is evidence-based practice and has been shown to be extremely effective. The teams offer 24/7/365 availability and are multi-agency and multi-disciplinary in nature allowing for the provision of true wrap-around services. The team meets together each morning as part of a multi-disciplinary team (Psychiatrist, Nurses, Rehabilitation Specialist, Substance Abuse Specialist, Therapist/Social Worker/Counselor, Case Managers, Peer Support Team Members). Staff provide the bulk of services in the community (up to 75%), and collaborate throughout the day as needed through the shift manager. The team serves clients with a history of hospitalizations, arrests, use of crisis services, and homelessness. The AOT (Assisted Outpatient Treatment) program, aka Laura's Law, works with unengaged individuals who are at risk of further decompensation without additional support, which may be court-ordered / monitored for a period of up to six months. The ACT/AOT Program Caseworker will have competency in at least 2 of the following areas: A) Providing practical help and support, advocacy, and coordination with other resources in the community, B) Evaluation of clients in crisis for potential 5150; C) Collaboration with other agencies (i.e., law enforcement, hospitals, jails, other mental health providers) as needed.
  • I am interested, have experience/training in some or a majority of the programs described above
  • I am interested, but have no, or very little experience/training in the programs described above
  • Not interested in this program

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