Family Preservation FPAS Assessor (653)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.


  •  Conduct in-home Bio-psychosocial screenings with adult clients, utilizing the Behavioral Assessment Severity Performance (BSAP)Tool, at a minimum of 4 per month;
  •  Prepares written assessment preliminary summary reports and final BSAP assessment report for each client evaluated per the signed DCFS Consent 802 form;
  •  Submits preliminary summary report within two hours of evaluation and submit final BSAP report within 24-hours of the evaluation via fax;
  •  Provides In-home outreach counseling to participant(s) with community base linkage resources based on the needs of the participant per the assessment (3 hrs maximum);
  •  Provides Teaching and demonstration homemaking with participant(s) with budgeting, purchasing of food/household items/restraining orders/other services as needed (3 hrs maximum);
  •  Provide a minimum of 4 FPAS Assessments, per month, for Daytime referrals based on the Behavioral Severity Assessment Program (BSAP) tool per budget requirement;
  •  Participates in weekly supervision sessions;
  •  Submits all original documents to Program Manager weekly during supervision;
  •  Submit monthly invoices by the 3th of each month to Program Assistant and Program Manager;
  •  Participates in Child and Family Team Meetings as needed, (3 hours maximum);
  •  Performs other duties as deemed necessary for the fulfillment of program requirement; attend training; and
  •  Performs other duties as assigned by Program Manager or Clinical Supervisor.


  •  Master's degree or higher in social work or related field of study and Professional license current with the Board of Psychology or Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as an Intern or Licensed MFT or CSW in good standing; 
  •  Three or more years' experience required in mental health evaluation, case management, and working with a diverse background of socio-economic families. 
  •  Experience with children and families from diverse backgrounds who have been exposed to prolonged trauma or adverse traumatic incidents. 
  •  Ability to work within diverse communities (ethnic, tribal, LGBTQ, families without stable housing and/or substance abuse histories).
  •  Valid California driver's license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides' insurance carrier


  • Competitive salary

  • Medical insurance with a $10 premium per paycheck for employee only coverage plan

  • Dental insurance 100% employer paid for HMO employee only coverage plan

  • Life and AD&D insurance 100% employer paid up to two times the annual salary

  • Flexible Spending Account with $500 roll-over limit

  • 401k with no wait period, 5% employer match cap and no vesting schedule

  • 12 paid holidays per year and generous paid time off policy accruing up to 22 days off annually

  • Bilingual stipend of $2,000 or $4,000 for applicable positions


Every employee has the opportunity and responsibility to participate in one or more activities each year that support the performance quality improvement (PQI) of Hillsides' programs & services. Activities might involve membership on a PQI committee or work group, service as a peer reviewer, data collection for PQI and evaluation purposes, completion of PQI questionnaires and surveys or participation in focus groups, or other activities as identified by PQI committees or work groups.


Hillsides practices Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles which recognizes the signs, symptoms, and widespread impact of trauma; Employees are asked to comprehensively integrate knowledge of Trauma Informed Care into policies, procedures, and practices with the goal to prevent re-traumatization which promotes healing of families, youth, individuals, and communities.


This position performs tasks that may involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. All Hillsides employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series.

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer