Clinical Therapist, RRR
VIP Community Mental Health Center, Inc.

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Post Date: Mar 12, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - Los Angeles
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Recovery, Resilience and Reintegration (RRR) are specialty mental health services provided to children/youth, ages 0-25 by professionals and paraprofessionals specially trained to recognize and respond to the unique biopsychosocial needs of children/youth. Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, RRR Program, this role will provide specialty mental health services to children/youth, ages 0-25, who identify as at-risk youth.
The Clinical Therapist, RRR program is responsible for providing Field Based Services which may include individual and family therapy and interventions.
•        Reporting to the program supervisor, the Clinical Therapist is responsible for the following:
•        Performs intake assessments
•        Formulates Client Treatment Plans
•        Provides direct clinical work and therapeutic services to clients using a team and community-based approach.
•        Fills out and maintains client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.
•        Continually assesses the needs and symptoms of clients, formulating diagnosis, gathering history, and determining the most appropriate method(s) of providing treatment.
•        Accurately documents all work with clients as measured by QA standards.
•        Monitors and maintains documentation of client services, ensuring compliance with Agency policies and procedures, DMH contract and other related agencies standards and guidelines
•        Submits timely documentation (progress notes, assessments, treatment plans, notes to chart) as outlined in policy.
•        Participates in clinical/case supervision by coming prepared to discuss current caseload, documentation and productivity; accepts constructive feedback and direction; and puts feedback into clinical and therapeutic practice with clients.
•        Establishes and maintains rapport and effective working relationships with clients; works effectively within the Agency and community
•        Maintains knowledge of program standards and policies as developed by VIP-CMHC and other governing bodies
•        Maintains confidentiality over all information regarding clients, families, and operations of the Agency
•        Maintains professional relationship with clients, staff, and other outside stake holders at all times and exercises good judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities
•        Performs other duties as assigned.

•        Ph.D/Psy.D/MSW/MFT degree from an accredited university
•        Current registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) (AMFT, LMFT, ACSW, LCSW); unlicensed Ph.D./PsyD. is eligible for DMH waiver; must maintain CA BBS registration as a condition of employment.
•        Must be fluent in English and Spanish
•        Able to collaborate effectively and professionally with all community partners, children, caregivers, supervisor and co-workers

•        Strong computer skills, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and web-based Electronic Health Record software (EXYM)
•        Well organized, detail oriented and skilled with time/task management, able to adapt to frequent changes
•        Ability to work effectively within a multicultural team and agency.
•        Working knowledge of community resources that address the special needs of the client base.
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