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Be Part of an Exclusive Team

There are many nonprofits here in the Sacramento region that you could apply to.

Why choose Stanford Youth Solutions?

First and foremost, we place the needs of the children and families we serve above all else. Everyone works hard to produce real results. Stanford Youth Solutions exists to help our children and families reach their goals. In the final analysis, we exist for them.

While all staff take the Stanford Youth Solution’s Mission seriously, it is more than a slogan recited or placed on a wall. It permeates everything we do. As individuals, programs and as an agency, we have a singular focus on achieving our Mission. Our employees understand their part to play and are accountable to each other and the clients that we serve.

Stanford Youth Solutions believes in being caring as well as competent. All nonprofits care about the people they serve, however we place an equal importance on being competent. Not only competence in the sense of the having the right degrees, licenses, training, etc, but also in terms of being proficient in helping children and families actually achieve their goals.

Stanford Youth Solutions reinforces and supports employees in their jobs. It is very important that our employees feel encouraged in their work helping children and families achieve success.

Stanford Youth Solutions is committed to help our staff grow as professionals and leaders. Through our leadership training curriculum, you will learn skills that will help develop you professionally. We reward performance through merit based compensation and have an employee development process that provides regular support and feedback.

Stanford Youth Solutions values collaboration and has many committees that all employees have an opportunity to participate in. These committees help make tangible decisions that guide Stanford Youth Solution’s future. The chairs of our committees are often times our direct care practitioners and support staff.

If this sounds like an environment in which you would shine, we want to talk to you! Please continue to view our current openings and apply as appropriate. Good luck to you in your employment search.

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Skills Trainer I and II (Sacramento)
Flexible Integrated Treatment (FIT)

Description

The Skills Trainer I (and II) coordinates with the program team members to provide community based, comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, trauma informed, flexible, effective, mental health services and supports to eligible at-risk children, youth, and families. The Skills Trainer I (and II) provides services in accordance with County Mental Health and Family Centered Practice principles, including family voice and choice provided in collaboration with those individuals and agencies involved with the child or youth.

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Clinical Program Manager
Yolo Community Based Family Services

Description

The Clinical Program Manager (CPM) manages all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the program to ensure regulatory compliance at all levels. The Clinical Program Manager provides consultation and support to the program staff.  The professional development of staff is a key component of the Clinical Program Manager position.

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Clinician I and II
El Dorado Community Based Family Services

Description

The Clinician (I or II) functions as the lead case coordinator, providing comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, flexible, effective, quality mental health services in the office and in the community. Services include psychotherapeutic interventions, facilitation of child and family team meetings, and case management to eligible at-risk children, youth, and families. The Clinician provides services in accordance with County contract requirements, Medi-Cal standards, and Stanford Youth Solutions’ + Sierra Forever Families practices.

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Clinical Program Manager
Wraparound Program

Description

The Clinical Program Manager (CPM) manages all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the program to ensure regulatory compliance at all levels. The Clinical Program Manager provides consultation and support to the program staff.  The professional development of staff is a key component of the Clinical Program Manager position.

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Clinician I
Juvenile Justice Intervention Services (JJIS)

Description

The JJIS Clinician functions as the lead case coordinator, providing comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, flexible, effective, quality mental health services, including psychotherapeutic interventions, to eligible at-risk children, youth, and families. The JJIS Clinician provides services in accordance with Sacramento County Probation and the agency principles, including family voice and choice provided in collaboration with those individuals and agencies involved with the child or youth. Supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the agency.

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Clinician I
Napa Community Based Family Services (NCBFS)

Description

The NCBFS Clinician functions as the lead case coordinator, providing comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, flexible, effective, quality mental health services, including psychotherapeutic interventions, to eligible at-risk children, youth, and families. The NCBFS Clinician provides services in accordance with Napa County Child and Family Services and the agency’s principles, including family voice and choice provided in collaboration with those individuals and agencies involved with the child or youth.

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Mental Health Manager
Therapeutic Support Services (TSS)

Description

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible to ensure that the Mental Health department functions efficiently and that requirements for legal compliance with child welfare and employment laws are followed. The Clinical Supervisor also directs work performed by licensed Clinicians and interns, assigns cases to staff, and may follow up with clients, as required. It is also expected that the Clinical Supervisor work with the Clinical Program Manager in development, implementation, and evaluation of mental health policies and procedures, as well as goals and outcomes.

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Clinician I and II (Citrus Heights and/or Sacramento)
Flexible Integrated Treatment (FIT)

Description

The Clinician I (or II) provides community based, comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, trauma informed, flexible, effective, quality mental health services and supports to eligible at-risk children, youth, and families. The Clinician provides services in accordance with County Mental Health and Family Centered Practice principles, including family voice and choice provided in collaboration with those individuals and agencies involved with the child or youth.

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Skills Trainer I and II
Flexible Integrated Treatment (FIT)

Description

The Skills Trainer I (and II) coordinates with the program team members to provide community based, comprehensive, strength-based, culturally competent, trauma informed, flexible, effective, mental health services and supports to eligible at-risk children, youth, and families. The Skills Trainer I (and II) provides services in accordance with County Mental Health and Family Centered Practice principles, including family voice and choice provided in collaboration with those individuals and agencies involved with the child or youth.

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Resource Family Training Specialist
Permanency Placement Unit

Description

The Resource Family Training Specialist, under the guidance of the SYS+SFF Agency Program Director, schedules, conducts, designs, evaluates, and implements training for Resource Families to assure that Community Care Standards are adhered to.  The Training Specialist implements training that provides both clinical/trauma informed parenting techniques, while also supporting families in their understanding of the many elements of the child welfare system.

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Clinical Coach
Wraparound

Description

The Clinical Coach provides support to the program staff and management team in training and coaching effective clinical documentation practices in the Wraparound program.  The Clinical Coach maintains a high level of communication with Wraparound employees, Clinical Program Managers, High Fidelity Wraparound Coach, and the Program Director.  The Clinical Coach is a model for staff and is expected to lead by example in the provision of work duties.  The Clinical Coach will demonstrate skills both in the office and in the field for new team members to p

Leader Profile

Melissa Arnold, CFRE
Director of Community Engagement

Melissa has excelled in development and leadership positions in the nonprofit sector for more than 10 years. Melissa’s passion for the nonprofit sector stems from her deep roots as a fundraiser and relationship-builder. She believes in the power of connecting supporters to causes they care about to change people’s lives.

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Family Specialist
Prevention Wraparound

Description

The Specialist provides guidance, services, and support to children and their families in a variety of environments according to Wraparound individualized family plans. The Specialist is a temporary resource and service provider. In conjunction with the Child and Family Team (CFT), the Specialist seeks sustainable resources and services within families and communities. The Specialist works in an independent, professional capacity, directly with children and adults.

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Facilitator
Prevention Wraparound

Description

The Facilitator coordinates the development of Child and Family Teams (CFTs), maximizing the involvement of natural team members and system partners. The Facilitator guides the CFT through the plan development process using accepted High-Fidelity Wraparound technologies and techniques.

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Clinical Program Manager
Prevention Wraparound

Description

The Clinical Program Manager (CPM) provides day-to-day supervision of the Wraparound program. This involves all aspects of managing a continually challenging and evolving program to ensure regulatory compliance at all levels.

Leader Profile

Dr. Laura Heintz
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Laura Heintz is the Chief Executive Officer of Stanford Youth Solutions, formerly Stanford Home for Children. For nearly 25 years, Dr. Heintz has worked tirelessly to help nonprofit health and human service organizations grow and expand their ability to serve children and families.

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Clinical Program Manager
Flexible Integrated Treatment (FIT)

Description

The Clinical Program Manager (CPM) manages all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the program to ensure regulatory compliance at all levels. The Clinical Program Manager provides consultation and support to the program staff.  The professional development of staff is a key component of the Clinical Program Manager position.

Leader Profile

Jennifer Shebesta
Chief Program Officer

A licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a master’s degree in clinical psychology from San Jose State University, Jennifer has worked with Stanford Youth Solutions since 2003. Prior to assuming her role as Director, she served as both a Clinical Program Manager and Residential Therapist for Stanford Youth Solutions, working in the residential program, FOCUS and the Counseling Center. Her background includes extensive training and experience in the mental health field, where she has specialized in areas like cognitive-behavioral treatment, domestic violence training, child abuse treatment, gang awareness and suicide prevention.

Leader Profile

Deborah Bennett
Director of Flexible Integrated Treatment (FIT)

Deborah has been leading social service programs in Northern California for more than 10 years. Deborah received her master’s degree in social work from CSU Long Beach, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and received an award for outstanding community service to children, youth and families in 2001. She received a bachelor’s degree in social work from CSU Humboldt in 1989. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Practitioner of the Healing Arts as well as a Certified Group Home Administrator and Authorized 5150 Site Coordinator and Designee.

Leader Profile

Jovina Neves
Chief Financial Officer

With more than 20 years of nonprofit experience to her credit, Jovina Neves has played a crucial role at Stanford Youth Solutions since joining the staff in 1997. In addition to serving as CFO, she also manages and directs several departments including Accounting, Facilities and Information Technology. She earned her bachelor’s degree from UC Davis.