We have multiple Mental Health vacancies, for more information and to apply please visit http://www.napacountycareers.com/
OPENING DATE: 09/21/21
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
JOB TYPE: Full Time
Job Category: Human and Social Services, Mental Health
DEPARTMENT: Health & Human Services Agency
LOCATION: Health and Human Services Agency - 2751 Napa Valley Corporate Dr, Napa, CA 94558
The position may be filled with the Licensed or Unlicensed Registered Associate classification, depending on qualifications. Bilingual Spanish Required.
This recruitment is for one position in Adult Mental Health Division, Health and Human Services Agency.
Adult Mental Health – Case manager position:
The Adult case management unit serves at-risk consumers with mental health diagnoses that have a variety of needs, such improving social well being, behavioral and physical health, or could benefit from increased recovery skills and improved quality of life. Case managers in this unit assist consumers with increasing or maintaining mental health stability at the lowest level of appropriate care. Often clients we serve are entering the community out of psychiatric facilities, require ongoing support to maintain stability while living independently, or are deemed gravely disabled by the court and placed in facilities on LPS conservatorships.
The Mental Health Counselor in this unit provides services to a caseload of up to 20 clients. Services are client centered and can range from intensive wraparound interventions to long term maintenance, and are provided in the office, the community, and in contracted facilities. These include targeted case management services, rehabilitative skill development, therapy, treatment coordination, collaboration with treatment team or other providers, advocacy and linkage to community resources as identified by client need, and collaboration with the other members of the client’s support network.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess a combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is:
Mental Health Counselor – Licensed
Two years supervised experience in a mental health setting providing direct services to mentally or emotionally disabled persons, including dual diagnosis and addiction concerns for those assigned to the substance abuse setting.
Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, clinical or counseling psychology, or a closely related field.
Current license by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as either a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC); OR current license by the State of California as a Licensed Psychologist.
Mental Health Counselor – Unlicensed Registered Associate
Two years experience in the provision of mental health counseling services.
Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, Marriage and Family Counseling, clinical psychology, counseling, or a closely related field and registration by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners.