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Associate MFT/PCC/ACSW: Mental Health Therapist

Location: Coachella
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Job Description:

Actively interviewing and hiring full-time mental health practitioners Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Professional Clinical Counselor, or Clinical Social Worker to work with children, families, and individuals in various therapeutic settings.The population serviced are children, couples, adults, and families who reside in Riverside County and who need mental health services. The ideal candidate should have a passion for providing quality mental health services to the community.Examples of Essential Duties

  • Interview clients, relatives, and other involved persons to gather personal and social data relevant to assessing mental or emotional disorders.
  • Develop service plans with clients; evaluate psychological, economic, vocational, educational, physical, health, socialization, and housing needs.
  • Coordinate with other staff members (psychiatrists and other program staff) and community agencies in carrying out and designing treatment or rehabilitation plans.
  • Assist client and other concerned individuals in understanding the nature of major psychological illnesses and their psychosocial effects.
  • Assist clients and their families in understanding and choosing options of mental health treatment.
  • Initiate and conduct individual, collateral, group, and family therapy sessions.
  • Establish and maintain effective contact with local area mental health resources, including community members, parents, schools, residential facilities, and other agencies/organizations.
  • Perform specialized tasks including involuntary hospitalization procedures (5150) and Tarasoff assessments.
  • Participate in mental health conferences and local area committees.
  • If needed, attends and participates in school-based meetings that benefit a student's mental health growth. Attend other team meetings when necessary to address specific student and parent needs and concerns.
  • Provide guidance, consultation, and strategies to assist teachers in the development of classroom interventions to support a student's mental health needs.
  • Prepare reports and write correspondence.
  • May provide guidance to volunteers and staff.Education RequirementsSupervision will be provided by Latino Commission to meet the supervisory requirements of the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences.Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in clinical or counseling psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or a closely related behavioral science field, and licensed/registered by the California State Board of Behavioral SciencesAdditional Requirements
    • California BBS Registration Number must be in good standing.
    • Must be registered as an associate with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and registration must be in good standing. (Or be registered within 3 months of hire if graduating this semester.) -Please include your California BBS registration number when applying
    • Bilingual Spanish/English desired
    • Knowledge of basic computer skills and applications (ie. Zoom, excel, outlook, google drive, etc)
    • Familiar with Electronic Medical Record Systems and DocumentationEstablished COVID-19 safe practices to insure everyone's safetyJob Types: Full-time, ContractPay: From $60,000.00 per yearCOVID-19 considerations:Established COVID-19 safe practices to insure everyone's safety

Keywords: RIVERSIDE COUNTY LATINO COMMISSION ON ALCOHOL AND , Coachella , Associate MFT/PCC/ACSW: Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Coachella, California

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