WestCoast’s Transition Age Youth Program Director Yvette MacDonald is quoted in this story about identifying and supporting sexually exploited youth in healthcare settings. Read more of the story “Sex-trafficking victims get specialized care at Mercy clinic; doctors watch for telltale signs” at The Sacramento Bee.
The Clinical Supervisor for the Assessment Program is responsible for supervision and/or consultation, and training of pre-doctoral interns, post-doctoral fellows, and licensed program staff in the Assessment Program of WestCoast Children’s Clinic. The position also requires committee participation in Assessment Program staff meetings and projects. Continue reading
The Children/Youth Mental Health Site Supervisor plays a vital role in a multidisciplinary team which focuses on comprehensive care, assessment, and supervision of clients while they await placement at the Assessment Center to a foster home, group home, or with a relative (23 hour target for clients’ placements). This is an opportunity where you can develop your supervisory or managerial skills while making an impact in the lives of children and youth. The Supervisor’s role includes providing support and clinical supervision to full time and relief support counselors in order to help staff grow and develop their skills.
WestCoast Children’s Clinic is seeking one TAYS Clinician for the Catch-21 Program and one Bilingual Clinician for the C-Change Program, who are passionate about improving the lives of underserved adolescents. The TAYS Clinicians provide community-based, intensive strategies to address any current need for stabilization, crisis intervention and trauma-focused treatment. Continue reading
Check out WestCoast’s new podcast series!
On November 29th, 2016, WestCoast Children’s Clinic hosted a panel to discuss how racism and misogyny drive child sex trafficking in the United States. As women and their allies across the country voice opposition to policies that explicitly endanger women and girls, the need to address the impact of the child sex trade on girls of color is greater than ever. Today we’re releasing the first two of five podcasts from a recording of the evening. Please click through to listen to this important conversation with five national experts in the anti-trafficking movement.
Support SB 31, The California Religious Freedom Act! The bill
Directs California state and local governments to refrain from initiating, participating in, or assisting with any program to create a religious list, registry, or database, or using information about people’s national origin or ethnicity to achieve the same basic purpose.
Check to see if your CA Senator is on the Appropriations committee, where the bill will next be heard. If they’re on the committee, give them a call!