Aspiranet is a one-of-a-kind social service agency dedicated to building a world where all children and youth are loved and cared for, and all families have the resources to thrive. Founded in 1975, our core mission is to help California kids and families. Aspiranet’s services include foster care and adoption family support, residential care, support for youth making the transition from foster care to adulthood, mental and behavioral health services, intensive home-based care, and community-based family resources. We provide services throughout California.

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Core Program Director I - STRTP Care Coordinator

Location: Turlock, CA, USA


Requisition Number: 13455

Position Title: Core Program Director I - STRTP Care Coordinator

External Description:

Interested in being part of positive change and making a meaningful difference in child welfare services?  Founded in 1975 with locations across California, Aspiranet is a trusted neighbor, partner, and care provider dedicated to building a world where all children and youth are loved and cared for, and all families have the resources to thrive through a unique blend of services across six distinct programs.  We have an exciting opportunity for a Core Program Director I – STRTP Care Coordinator in our Residential Program which provides a therapeutic campus and community home environment for youth where they can thrive and work through challenges to rewrite their life story!  


The Core Program Director I (CPD I) STRTP Care Coordinator is responsible for developing and sustaining a multidisciplinary team of professionals with providing residential services for up to six (6) clients within Aspiranet’s integrated community of care model.  The CPD I oversees a team of Therapeutic Youth Counselors providing direct interventions, care and supervision, along with the coordination of Social Work and Clinical Services to ensure a trauma informed therapeutic environment of care that work towards successful outcomes for youth in an assigned cottage.


  • Leads a team of Therapeutic Youth Counselors and staff to build and sustain a trauma responsive, youth centric and future focused community of care within a cottage.
  • Coordinates the development and implementation of individualized strength based and trauma responsive service plans (needs and services, treatment and safety) and related interventions.
  • Directs and debriefs crisis interventions including mobilizing in person, providing support and ensuring actions taken during the crisis are compliant with defined agency care practice standards.
  • Ensures engagement with the child and family team with identifying strengths and the youth’s health, educational, religious, recreational, social, emotional and psychological needs which inform the development and implementation and successful transition.
  • Ensures transportation is provided when necessary for service plan activities and appointments.
  • Links and coordinates Aspiranet social work and clinical services to best meet the needs of youth.
  • Applies, teaches and supervises to Aspiranet’s identified models of practice including the Aspiranet Core Practice Model, Attachment Regulation and Competency (ARC), Youth Thrive / Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework, Community Resiliency Model (CRM), Life Space Coaching and Crisis Intervention (LSCI), Professional Assault Crisis Training (ProAct), Motivational Interviewing (MI).
  • Ensures compliance to regulatory and fiscal standards including The Joint Commission, Community Care Licensing, Department of Health Care Services, contractual agreements, and Aspiranet policy, procedures, and practices.
  • Facilitates multidisciplinary team meetings, staff meetings and individual and group supervisions.
  • Actively participates in the annual strategic planning process and development of the strategic plan, program goals, and the development and oversight of the core program budget. 
  • In concert with HR and Training and Development, provides program talent management with recruitment, orientation, supervision, development, evaluation and performance management.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Counseling, Criminal Justice, or a related field WITH two (2) or more years of supervision experience, OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Counseling, Criminal Justice, or a related field AND five (5) or more years of related experience of which two (2) or more years include supervisory experience OR
  • Meets billing eligibility requirements for Medi-Cal AND (7) or more years related experience of which (2) or more years include supervisory experience or relevant experience as determined by the department.
  • Prior experience in a Residential setting
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and
  • Proficiency using a computer and Microsoft Word, and
  • Must obtain Community Care Licensing Program Administer Licensure within six months of
  • Meets all state required conditions of employment as set forth by funder and regulatory body; i.e. Fingerprint and Child Abuse Index Clearance, TB/Health Physical, valid CDL and clean driving record.


Aspiranet provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous time off for work-life balance, health and wellness benefits, savings and income protection for health and financial fitness, plenty of growth and advancement opportunities, and employee perks!  

  • 14 paid annual holidays (including a birthday and flexible diversity holidays)
  • 10 vacation and 10 sick days in the first year
  • A 100% fully employer paid (premium) medical and dental plan
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Medical and dependent care plans
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance
  • Accident, critical illness, and hospital gap plan
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
  • Ongoing training, development, and advancement opportunities
  • Commuter program and mileage reimbursement
  • Employee recognition, perks, and discount programs


If this position sparks your interest for impacting meaningful change in the lives of children, youth and families, we invite you to apply and look forward to meeting you soon!   Everyone who is part of Aspiranet is passionate about the important work they do. You'll join a group of like-minded people who care deeply about the children and families in our care. When you work for Aspiranet, you join a committed team whose efforts positively affect children and families!  

Aspira means hope. We are a network of people bringing hope forward. We look forward to learning what makes you passionate!

Job Category: Residential



Community / Marketing Title: Core Program Director I - STRTP Care Coordinator

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Aspiranet is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer; all applicants will be given full consideration under state, local, and federal law.

City: Turlock

State: California


Location_formattedLocationLong: Turlock, California US