Mental Health Therapist
The Village Family Services
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Post Date: Mar 30, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - North Hollywood
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The Village Family Services Mental Health Therapist is an LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, PsyD and/or license eligible/waivered, BBS registered ACSW, APCC or AMFT and is an active member of our multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive mental health and therapeutic treatment services for children, adolescents/TAY, and/or adults. Individual and family services will primarily be provided in the community (home and school) to clients and their families. TAY clients are also seen at our Drop-In Center. The Therapist may also collaborate with our Resource Family Agency when appropriate to improve outcomes for our foster children.

• Work with children, adolescents/TAY, and/or adults and their families at the assigned agency location
• Provide comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment for clients
• Provide individual, family, and group therapy using evidence-based psychotherapy interventions, and case management as needed
• Ability to work weekends as scheduled
• Likes collaborating and communicating with a multidisciplinary treatment team and makes referrals as needed
• Complete required documentation according to DMH and agency standards
• Maintain standards of confidentiality
• Maintain positive work relationships in a respectful and collaborative manner
• Maintain good communication to ensure others have the necessary information
• Sensitivity to working with culturally diverse populations
• Attend staff development and general staff meetings
• Good computer literacy skills; utilize computer applications in a Windows environment such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and EHRS
• Arrange work schedule or required hours to the benefit of the program
• Perform other duties that may be necessary or in the best interest of the agency
• Ability to be on-call for FSP after-hours phone as scheduled, if applicable

• LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, PsyD and/or license eligible with BBS number as AMFT, APCC or ACSW
• Bilingual English/Spanish speaking abilities IS REQUIRED
• Must possess valid California Driver’s license and state-required registration and insurance
• Travel to meet with clients in home, school, and community settings
• Two or more years of direct practice experience working with children, adolescents/TAY, and/or adults and families
• Clients include young children, adolescents, and/or adults with serious and persistent mental illness; extensive trauma histories including foster care placement; and co-occurring disorders
• Excellent assessment, triage, and crisis management skills
• Experience working within a multidisciplinary team setting and ability to learn and provide the Core Practice Model of services with a client-centered focus; knowledge of Wraparound, Treatment Foster Care or Full Service Partnership preferred
• Certified in one or more EBPs such as TF-CBT, MAP, Seeking Safety, PCIT, CPP, IPT highly desired

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