Child/Adolescent Eating Disorder Therapist
Company: Children's Health Council
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 26, 2022
$10,000 Hiring Bonus for FTE's working .75 or more!!
Could This Be You?
Do you like to work in an environment where we live our
Do you value celebrating our differences and learning from
Are you passionate about the work you do?
Do you like the flexibility of being able to work onsite and
Do you value collaboration?
Are you looking to be empowered as a professional to help us grow
as an organizational community?
Are you a skilled cross-cultural communicator, helping cultivate a
place of acceptance?
Do you value cross-cultural competence and communication with
individuals, teams and systems within our organization?
If you can answer "yes" to these questions, this job could be for
At Children's Health Council, we believe in the promise and
potential of every child, teen, and young adult. Our mission is to
transform young lives by providing culturally responsive
best-in-class learning and mental health services to families from
diverse backgrounds regardless of language, location, or ability to
pay. We specialize in ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety &
Depression, and Autism. Our strategic priorities include: Being
people first and empowering our workforce, creating systems built
on equity, access, and inclusion, elevating technology, and
strengthening our community partnerships.
With our Clinical Services multiple partnerships with Stanford
University Behavioral Health department, you'll have the
opportunity to work alongside some of the top mental health
professionals in Silicon Valley.
Our Clinical Services team provides expert multidisciplinary
evaluation, personalized treatment and innovative programs to
increase every youngster's ability to learn and achieve the balance
necessary to enhance life experience and improve school
performance. The clinic serves children, adolescents, and young
adults. Both in our outpatient clinic and in our RISE Intensive
Outpatient Program (a joint program between CHC and Stanford
University), we have seen a dramatic increase in children, teens,
and young adults presenting with eating disorders. We are seeking a
psychotherapist or psychologist with a specialty in treating eating
disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults to work with
clients in our outpatient and IOP clinics. Providing educational
workshops at CHC and within the community on topics of expertise
Conduct comprehensive clinical interviews with parents and clients,
develop case formulation and synthesize/disseminate significant
information to team members.
Develop and deliver psychological treatment plans for children,
teens, young adults and their families for eating and related
disorders, which may include individual, family, and parent and
Coordinate clinical care with other disciplines including SLP, OT,
education, psychology and psychiatry.
Coordinate clinical care with outside providers including
adolescent medicine, developmental and behavioral pediatricians,
registered dieticians and nutritionists, and other medical and
mental health providers.
Conduct in-service training and seminars at CHC or within the
community, including continuing education and parent education.
Attend clinical staff and team meetings as assigned.
Adhere to all mental health legal and ethical mandates and
guidelines in the execution of duties, including timely completion
of charting, billing, report preparation and
ethical/confidentiality issues as outlined by the American
Association of Marriage and Family Therapy or National Association
of Social Workers or American Psychological Association or other
relevant licensing board.
Participate in IEP conferences and other school meetings to assist
school personnel in understanding client issues and rationale for
implementation of recommendations when clinically valid.
Meet productivity expectations as assigned by the Division
Director. It is expected that clinicians will be at full
productivity at the completion of the 3rd month of hire.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by Program
Manager and Division Director.
Ph.D./Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology or LPCC/LMFT/LCSW from an
accredited graduate school, preferably with at least 3 years post
degree experience in either/both a pediatric clinic, outpatient
mental health, and/or a higher level of eating disorder care
Valid California license to practice in a mental health field
Maintenance of valid California license with documentation of
continuing education credits submitted to the Board of Behavioral
Sciences or American Psychological Association with copy provided
to Division Director
Adherence to all professional, ethical, legal and confidentiality
issues outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences,
California Board of Psychology, American Psychological Association,
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy or National
Association of Social Workers and State and Federal laws (e.g.,
Required to show valid COVID vaccination (Medical and Religious
Belief exceptions) & TB test results (within the past year)
Knowledge and understanding of eating disorders in adolescents and
young adults, including anorexia, bulimia, and ARFID
Extensive experience and knowledge in the assessment and treatment
of body image concerns and eating disorders in adolescents and
young adults, including training in Family Based Treatment
Experience with providing DBT interventions is a plus
Experience working with co-occurring nonsuicidal self-injury and
Knowledge and understanding of CHC's four areas of expertise: ADHD,
LD, anxiety and depression and Autism Spectrum disorders
Knowledge and skills in adolescent individual and family therapies,
case formulations and treatment planning
Availability to work when children and teens are available,
including afternoon and early evening as needed
Growth-oriented and have a desire for continuous learning and
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills with both
client and colleagues
Flexibility to respond to changing circumstances and priorities
within the agency
Knowledge and use of computers and an Electronic Health Record
(EHR) is essential.
We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your
success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and an
attractive and extensive benefits package for employees working at
least.75 FTE or greater, including:
Medical, dental, and vision benefits
Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Training and development
Life and personal accident insurance
Short and long-term disability coverage
Free continuing education classes offered on-site
Paid sick leave
14-16 paid holidays each year
Employees who work for a non-profit may qualify for loan
forgiveness under PSLF
Licensed mental health providers may be eligible for California
loan repayment programs
We work to maintain the best possible environment for our
employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We
strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each
person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions,
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