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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Summary Under the direction of the Clinical Director/Supervisor the Mental HealthTherapist will implement clinical services for youth and families under the Black Vision of Wellness Program, PEI, and DMH/DMC funding sources, through referrals from DCFS, Probation, school, and self referred. Bilingual Therapist will provide group, individual, and family psychotherapy, as well as provide home-based services and school services. The Therapist will also will see adults through the adult FCCS program as needed. Essential Functions Provide assessments to at-risk youth at school sites, and within homes. Provide individual, group therapy and case management services to at-risk youth at school sites and within homes. Collaborate with family, teachers, probation officers, DCFS, DM, SAPC, case managers and substance abuse counselors Complete all documentation within the standards of the Department of Mental Health in a timely manner Maintain a minimum of 70% billing productivity monthly Work on other appropriate tasks as assigned by the Clinical Director Job Requirements: Summary Under the direction of the Clinical Director/Supervisor the Mental HealthTherapist will implement clinical services for youth and families under the Black Vision of Wellness Program, PEI, and DMH/DMC funding sources, through referrals from DCFS, Probation, school, and self referred. Bilingual Therapist will provide group, individual, and family psychotherapy, as well as provide home-based services and school services. The Therapist will also will see adults through the adult FCCS program as needed. Essential Functions Provide assessments to at-risk youth at school sites, and within homes. Provide individual, group therapy and case management services to at-risk youth at school sites and within homes. Collaborate with family, teachers, probation officers, DCFS, DM, SAPC, case managers and substance abuse counselors Complete all documentation within the standards of the Department of Mental Health in a timely manner Maintain a minimum of 70% billing productivity monthly Work on other appropriate tasks as assigned by the Clinical Director Minimum Qualifications - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT Intern) / Masters Degree in Psychology/Masters Degree in Social Work Currently registered with the Board of Behavioral Science Demonstrated ability to work with at-risk adolescent population Knowledge and ability to work with at-risk minority population Excellent communication skills Excellent documentation skills Ability to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team Possess a valid California driver's license and appropriate automobile insurance. Proof of California driver's license must be submitted to the Human Resources Department. Ability to perform duties on some weekday evenings, holidays and weekend days when required FTE 40 hours/week Verification employment and background check TB test Regular attendance required. Excellent verbal Spanish Environmental Conditions (Working Conditions) The environment for this position is field-based as well as an office environment. It involves working within at-risk areas including home and school based services. Driving is required when in the field, own transportation is required. Physical Requirements In the course of performing this job, there will be driving, walking and sitting required. Mental Requirements The incumbent in this position must be able to accommodate to all of the following: constant distractions, interruptions; uncontrollable changes in priorities/work schedules; think conceptualize and handle stress.

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Los Angeles , Mental Health Therapist, Other , Los Angeles, California

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