Mental Health Services Therapist
Confidential

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Post Date: Nov 12, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - Los Angeles
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Description
Essential Functions

• Consistently serve a caseload of children and/or adolescents with individual and family/collateral psychotherapy in home, school, juvenile hall, and community settings, with crisis intervention as needed.
• Complete and submit all documentation and Case Record Reviews in accordance with agency and DMH regulations (including but not limited to assessments, treatment plans and progress notes).   
• Consistently meet agency billing productivity requirement.
• Meet weekly with individual supervisor (and attend group supervision if required), and consult as necessary when clinically indicated (e.g., potential Suspected Child Abuse Reports, suicidal clients, other crisis situations).
• Learn and implement Evidence-Based Practices and maintain fidelity to the models.
• Under licensed supervision, responsible for a caseload of children and/or adolescents and their families.
• Conduct initial and annual clinical assessments of clients including:
o Obtaining client history
o Completing client mental status exam
o Provide opening diagnosis
• Provide group therapy as necessary
• Provide case management, coordination of services, crisis intervention, referrals and outreach services when needed
• Participate as a member of multidisciplinary treatment teams
• Provide critical clinical input related to client diagnosis, behavioral functioning
• Recommend treatment planning

Skills
Certifications/Licenses

-Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LCSW, LMFT or LPCC) by the Board of Behavioral Sciences preferred
OR
-Registered with BBS as an Associate Social Worker, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist or Associate Professional Clinical Counselor
-Certification or training in select Evidence-based Practices preferred

-Valid CA Driver’s license
-Valid automobile insurance