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Bilingual Youth Therapist/Social Worker

$2,000 Sign-on Bonus for new employees!
As a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Youth Therapist/Social Worker you will positively impact your clients by providing culturally-competent mental health services. As an integral part of the clients’ treatment team, you will collaborate with other amazing mental health professionals to help your client build their independent skills, adaptive coping skills, expand their support network, access community resources, and pursue employment and educational opportunities. The relationships you build with your team and clients will allow you to gain meaningful experience in the mental health field while contributing to a stronger community.
“The relationships that I’ve built with my clients and team help me feel supported and fulfilled at my job. Seneca is full of great opportunities, and they really want you to succeed in your role.”
- Seneca Social Worker for Youth 
Our Santa Clara Connections program offers a wide variety of short-term mental health services for children and families! These include Visitation, Placement, Immediate Stabilization Services, Katie A., and Differential Response. These programs service specialty populations include working with specialty populations such as Birth to Five. Click here to learn more about our short-term mental health services and programs!
Seneca supports clinicians towards licensure and beyond! We provide individual and group supervision, regular clinical case conferences, and licensure and renewal courses led by field experts. Expenses such as outside trainings or licensure fees can be mitigated though your clinical training stipend, and you will receive a $4000 salary increase upon getting licensed. Looking to expand your clinical skills even more? Apply for a Professional Development Scholarship and achieve certifications in areas such as CBT, DBT, EMDR, or Spanish for mental health practitioners. Training and growth opportunities in the agency are abundant, and Seneca is committed to helping you advance in your career!   
Seneca is always looking for ways to actively empower and uplift traditionally marginalized communities. We are honored to lead a nationwide effort, Todo Por Mi Familia, a campaign to find and connect families who sought asylum in the United States to mental health services. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve.


  • Provide behavioral health services aligned with Seneca’s Unconditional Care clinical treatment model including intake, assessment, safety, treatment, and discharge planning. 
  • Improve client functioning, safety, permanency, and wellness through non-traditional counseling, therapy, and targeted interventions to ensure stabilization. 
  • Lead and collaborate with the client’s treatment team to offer an array of behavioral health services to support placement stability, safety, and well-being in resource family homes and in the community. 
  • Facilitate treatment team meetings which can include youth, family members, community members, Probation Officers and/or Child Welfare Workers.
  • Serve as an adjunctive clinician on a multi-disciplinary team designed to serve clients and their families for 8 to 10 months. 
  • Present to community partners as it relates to assigned youth’s treatment progress. 
  • Participate in all treatment reviews, program staff meetings, and IEP meetings when necessary. 
  • Assist with planning for transportation arrangements for school, therapy appointments, and court hearings. 
  • Maintain timely and accurate clinical documentation and agency-assigned paperwork.


  • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work required; must be eligible to register with the BBS 
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required
  • Valid CA driver’s license and eligibility to be insured under Seneca Family of Agencies’ insurance policy 
  • TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other state/federal licensing or certification requirements
  • Experience in working with children in out-of-home care (a plus!)
  • Must show proof of Covid-19 fully vaccinated and boosted


  • Monday - Friday
  • Full-time, flexible schedule required with the ability to work some evening/weekend hours as needed
  • May need to participate in 24-hr on-call pool 2x per month depending on program


  • Starting at $70,000 annually commensurate with experience plus additional compensation provided upon passing bilingual language proficiency exam
  • Additional $4000 salary increase for BBS licensure
  • Annual performance evaluations provide the potential for a generous salary increase each year
  • 5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays
  • Relocation assistance may be available
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage and partially paid premiums for dependents
  • 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
Please apply to this position by clicking here!

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