Prototypes, a program of HealthRIGHT 360 (HR360), provides a comprehensive range of mental health and substance use disorder treatment to people in Southern California, with a focus on pregnant/parenting women. Project Enhancing Access to Comprehensive Healthcare (EACH) will improve integration between behavioral and primary health services for our client population by partnering with a local federally qualified health center (FQHC). Prototypes already provides, offer intensive, individualized care coordination to high-need individuals with severe behavioral health issues. The goal of the Prototypes CCBHC expansion is to integrate primary care and behavioral health services for behavioral health clients receiving Outpatient services at Prototypes’ Pomona Women's Campus.
The SUD Clinical Therapist/CQI Specialist for the SAMHSA Certified Community Behavioral Health Center Expansion (CCBHC-E) grant is responsible for maintaining a caseload and conducting clinical assessments, diagnoses, treatment plans, crisis interventions, and discharge planning. The SUD Clinical Therapist/CQI Specialist works in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure best possible treatment outcome for the client, while utilizing different modalities including individual, group and family therapy. The SUD Clinical Therapist/CQI Specialist also is responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating data for continuous quality improvement efforts in order to support CCBHC-E objectives and enhance quality of services. Services may be provided in outpatient office, or the field, based on client and program need. The position will provide both direct service and work to improve processes in the program. The SUD Clinical Therapist/CQI Specialist is a professional who maintains a current BBS or CBP license.
Conducts clinical assessments, diagnoses, and discharge planning.
Develops client-centered treatment plans, monitors treatment progress, and updates the treatment plan as needed.
Addresses mental health and/or substance abuse symptoms using individual, group, and/or family treatment.
Provides crisis assessment and interventions as needed.
Seeks clinical consultation throughout the treatment episode and when encountering new and/or high-risk clinical circumstance.
Works collaboratively with other members of the treatment team including the Case Manager, Counselor, Medical, and Psychiatrist.
Collects and reviews data to inform and enhance delivery of services.
Develops continuous quality improvement based on data analysis and evaluation.
Assists in the process of designing, conducting, and evaluating a Needs Assessment to identify gaps and barriers in services.
Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
MA, MSW or Ph.D/Psy.D from regionally accredited graduate program.
Highly preferred for the candidate to be licensed as LCSW, LMFT, LPCC or PsyD and in good standing through the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) or the California Board of Psychology (CBP).
Preferable a minimum of two years’ experience in DMH or SAPC services, treating clients with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
Preferable a minimum of one-year experience in project and data management and Quality Improvement.
Strong computer skills, including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.