Residential Admissions Clinician
Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services

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Post Date: Jan 16, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: DOE
Location: US - California - Los Angeles
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Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services is seeking an enthusiastic and committed clinician to work in the Admissions Department of our Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP). The ideal candidate is experienced, dedicated, compassionate and excited about working in a residential setting with teens with severe mental health and substance abuse related issues. We are looking for applicants who are flexible and able to adjust to the evolving nature of residential treatment. Our treatment approach is relationship based, trauma informed, Dialectical Behavior Therapy oriented, culturally sensitive and trauma informed. This is a position assessing teens with mental health disorders for residential placement and works under the direct supervision of the Director of Residential Admissions.

•        Engages in intake interviews with prospective adolescents for our residential treatment program both onsite, on the phone and in the community
•        Completes Department of Mental Health Full Assessments and other required admission documentation
•        Participates in and represents Vista Del Mar’s STRTP in daily Interagency Placement Committee (IPC) conference calls

•        Licensed eligible MSW/MFT required (licensed preferred)
•        At least 1 year of experience working in a residential treatment setting with adolescents preferred
•        Well organized
•        Computer Proficient
•        Familiar with DCFS and DMH documentation is a plus

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