Clinician - Mental Health Therapist
OCAPICA Project FOCUS

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Post Date: Jul 21, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: US - California - Garden Grove
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Description
The Clinician will provide comprehensive clinical services for youth participants and their families and collaborate with other needed treatment team member. The Full Service Partnership Wraparound (FSP/W) program focuses on underserved, Asian American and Pacific Islander children, youth and transitional age youth (0-25 years old) who have severe mental illness (SMI) or severe emotional disturbances (SED). The FSP/W-Project FOCUS (For Our Children’s Ultimate Success) provides culturally and linguistically competent, family-centered, strength-based, and need-driven models of care, where enrollees identify their needs and strengths while working with care teams as equal partners.

Essential Functions
- Provide clinical services for youth and families including but not limited to: individual, group, and collateral therapy.
- Appropriately and thoroughly document all services rendered and contact had with participants in the form of billable and non-billable progress notes in compliance with state, county, and Medi-Cal standards.
- Manage crisis situations in a clinically sound and professional manner.
- Coordinate care for participants in collaboration with other staff members, community members or other county agencies as part of a multidisciplinary team member.
- Meet monthly goals requirements and maintain a minimum caseload to support participants and family members.
- Develop and carryout appropriate and clinically sound treatment plans to meet the needs to youth participants and their families.
- Work in partnership with the Personal Service Coordinator (PSC) and other program staff to ensure appropriate services and treatment.
- Provide rehabilitation recommendations to the PSC as part of Rehab Care Plan goals.
- Support and co-signs PSC’s Care Plans and monitors progress on a regular basis.
- Participate in staff meetings, trainings, case conferences, peer review meetings, and supervision sessions.

Minimum Qualifications - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
- Master’s degree in Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy with at least 1-2 years direct service and clinical experience.
- Registration and good standing with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as an Associate or Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Associate or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy.
- Bicultural and bilingual in one of the Asian and Pacific Islander Languages.
- Knowledge of DSM-5/ICD-10 and working principles of Recovery and Resiliency Models.
- Demonstrate knowledge of and sensitivity towards various Asian and Pacific Islander cultures.
- Valid and current California Driver’s License, proof of car insurance, and reliable transportation.
- Ability to do some travel for conferences, meetings, trainings, and data collections at other community sites.
- Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team inclusive of other staff, other community agencies, participants, family members, etc.
- Occasional weekend, evening and on-call hours as needed. Ability to work flexible schedule.
- Verification of employment eligibility and Background Check required.

Skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports, detailed oriented and good organizational skills.
- Ability to be proficient and timely with required paperwork and strong computer skills.
- Must be able to work collaboratively with other agency partners.
- Must possess interpersonal skills and ability to maintain professional boundaries.
- Regular attendance required.


Notes
Great healthcare benefits.
Provide Parents Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Training.
Great work environment.



Contact Details
Name: Julia Le
State/Province: California
Country: United States