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Therapist Behavioral

Company: Riverside County Latino Commission
Location: Coachella
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT THE POSITION Latino Commission provides mental and behavioral outpatient services to individuals of all ages. The clinician performs a range of therapeutic assignments related to the field of mental or behavioral health services which includes, but is not limited to, providing evaluations/assessments to individuals, couples, and families, creating and implementing personalized treatment plans, performing individual and group psychotherapy, and professional counseling, as applicable by professional licensing law, in order to meet the needs of clients with mental or emotional disorders; and performs other related duties as required. JOB DESCRITPION Provide mental health services and substance abuse counseling to clients of all ages. Performs a range of therapeutic assignments related to the field of mental or behavioral health services and psychiatric social work. Ability to work with clients suffering from severe and persistent mental health problems, Ability to provide the following: crisis intervention, psychiatric assessment, recovery management, medication services, case management, and dueldiagnosis treatment. Full-time is 35-40 hours and part-time is 25 or less hours. Supervision for hours toward California Board of Behavioral Science (BBS) licensure is provided to those who are licensed eligible. Provides professional counseling, as applicable by professional licensing laws, in order to meet the needs of consumers or families with mental or emotional disorders; and performs other related duties as required. Communicate clearly and effectively, both in writing and verbally. Adhere to all County and State documentation requirements. --- JOB DUTIES Knowledge of: Psychological aspects of physical and emotional disturbances and mental deficiencies; characteristics of emotional and mental disorders including their effect on the individual in the community; mental health local community resources and community support systems; principles of clinical interviewing and methods of recording patient information. Ability to: Effectively apply the principles and techniques of clinical therapy, including a variety of treatment modalities; analyze client behavior and apply treatment or counseling techniques in a coordinated care social rehabilitation environment; speak and write effectively; provide crisis intervention; prepare clear and concise reports and interpret data; work effectively with a multicultural client and family population with diverse backgrounds and needs; establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, their families, other staff members, and mental health organizations/ agencies. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES Interview clients, relatives, and other involved persons to gather personal and social data relevant to assessing mental or emotional disorders. Develop personalized treatment/care 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. Conduct mental health treatment education groups Interact and maintain professional relationships with staff 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. May work with Department of Public Services/Probation, and other outside agencies. Prepare reports and write correspondence. May provide guidance to volunteers and staff. Education Requirements Education: 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 Clinical Therapist Series CLINICAL THERAPIST I Possession of a master's degree in the discipline as outlined in the Education Requirement section. Clinical Therapist I position is defined as a registered associate accepted by the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences for registration as an Associate Clinical Social Worker, registration as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist when hired. Through education and supervised clinical experience on the job, associates in this classification develop advanced diagnostic and treatment sills while gaining qualifying experience toward state licensure. Supervision will be provided by Latino Commission to meet the supervisory requirements of the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences. Supervisees must attend the required number of supervision either through individual, triatic or group supervision. The Clinical Therapist I is required to obtain a license from the California BBS to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist within 6 years of date of hire. The Clinical Therapist I position is a natural progression underfill for the Clinical Therapist II position after obtaining a satisfactory performance evaluation and upon providing proof of licensure and proof of licensure in good standing. CLINICAL THERAPIST II The Clinical Therapist II position is the licensed level of the Clinical Therapist series. Positions in this class include the Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). The Clinical Therapist II class has responsibility for performing, within the scope of licensure, a full range of psychotherapy and counseling for individual consumers, couples, families, and groups exhibiting a variety of mental health and related disorders in a clinic or institutional setting. Assignments range from average difficulty to very complex and may include serving in a lead capacity over other mental health treatment staff. CLINICAL THERAPIST III The Clinical Therapist III the lead in the levels of classification, responsible for the most complex assignments or providing extensive clinical supervision over unlicensed clinicians. Clinical Therapist III provide direct oversight and supervision to licensed eligible associates (Clinical Therapist I). Other Requirements License: Possession of a valid California Driver's License may be required for some positions in this class. TB Test: An annual TB Clearance is required CPR First Aid Certification: Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $72,000 - $85,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Riverside County Latino Commission, Coachella , Therapist Behavioral, Healthcare , Coachella, California

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