Mental Health Therapist
Alafia Mental Health Institute (Lancaster, CA)

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Post Date: Oct 06, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: TBD
Location: US - California - Lancaster
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Description
Join our team as a Mental Health Therapist!

The role of the Mental Health Clinician is to provide direct clinical services to children, adolescents, and their families. Our services are usually field-based and are provided in the home, school, or other appropriate locations throughout the community. However, due to COVID-19, our services are temporarily been provided via TELEHEALTH. Utilizes one or more Evidence-Based Practice (training provided) and provides services within Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LAC DMH) guidelines. Works with clients to complete an assessment, diagnosis, and develop a mutually agreed upon treatment plan. Maintain accurate, thoroughly documented client records; Submit progress notes; Coordinate activities with intra- and inter-agencies (DCFS, DMH, and other community providers as needed) to provide enhanced mental health services for clients.

Master's degree from an accredited school of Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, or other related degree and Registered with BBS or Board of Psychology as required to conduct therapy; Computer literacy and willingness to learn how to utilize an electronic records management system (training provided); Demonstrate cultural competency and sensitivity.

Skills
-Bi-lingual (plus); Knowledge of DMH regulations and previous experience completing required documentation; Experience in providing field-based services.

Notes
-The applicant must possess a Valid California Driver License, Automobile Insurance.
-Must have a current First Aid and CPR training certificate and a Health Screening and TB Test clearance.
-Must be able to pass background check, in accordance with local law/regulations.
-We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package: Medical and Dental Insurance, a Vision Care Plan, Life Insurance, 401K plan, Paid Holidays, Mileage Reimbursement.



Contact Details
Name: M. Puente
City: Los Angeles
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 90045
Country: United States
FAX: 310-645-9840
Email: ctitus@cihssinc.org