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Mental Health Clinician (2nd Street Studios)

Abode Services San Jose, CA
  • Posted: December 12, 2018
  • Full-Time
Abode Services, one of the largest and effective nonprofits working to end homelessness in the Bay Area, has multiple opportunities for experienced Mental Health Clinicians to work with chronically homeless individuals moving into a new Permanent Supportive Housing project at 2nd Street Studios.  This team of Clinicians will engage, house and provide wrap around clinical supportive services to 135 chronically homeless, vulnerable individuals who have Serious Mental Health Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, and/or Chronic Health Conditions. These are full-time, nonexempt positions based in San Jose with travel throughout Santa Clara County.

Abode’s Benefits & Perks:
  • $24.50-$31/hr + Sign-On Bonus up to $3000!
  • Quarterly Performance Bonuses
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Clinical supervision towards licensure
  • 100% paid health benefits for employees
  • 28 PTO / Holidays per year
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan w/ Employer Match & Contribution Programs
  • Opportunities to grow clinically and/or into management roles
  • Dynamic, mission-drive culture and supportive leadership
  • Professional Development Trainings, Leadership Academy Programs, All Staff Events & Holiday Parties
 
How You Make an Impact:
  • Provide clinical case management services, rehabilitative services, brokerage, collateral, and therapy to participants in community based settings
  • Complete mental status exams, assessments, develop treatments plans, and collaboratively work with enrolled participants to develop and work on their recovery goals
  • Outreach to prospective participants, conduct initial intakes and assessments
  • Facilitate psycho-educational and support groups
  • Participate in clinical, administrative, and case conferencing meetings 
  • Develop relationships with community agencies providing housing and supportive services to participants
  • Ensure accurate and timely documentation of services including written case notes using the BIRP formats and Medi-Cal billing services
 
How You Meet the Qualifications:
  • MSW/MS/MA Psychology degree from an accredited university and CA Board of Behavioral Sciences registration as an ASW/MFTi is required. LCSW or LMFT in the state of California preferred
  • 2 years of field experience working with serious mental illness, co-occurring disorders, complex health issues, and/or the chronically homeless population
  • Working knowledge of Housing First, Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, Assertive Community Treatment model, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Psychiatric Disorders, Chemical Dependency Disorders, and Crisis Interventions
  • Strong clinical writing skills completing assessments, treatment plans, and mastery of Medi-Cal charting while meeting billing deadlines
  • Must have ability for frequent travel by car throughout the county, current California Driver's License, auto insurance, and clean DMV record is required
  • Ability to build supportive, respectful working relationships with individuals diagnosed with a serious mental illness
  • Cultural sensitivity through open dialogue and self-exploration with diverse groups
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Flexibility in work hours, including some weekends and evenings

Notice: This description is to be used as a guide only. It does not constitute a contract, commitment or promise of any kind. Abode Services reserves the right to change, add, delete, upgrade or downgrade the position as dictated by business necessity at anytime with or without notice.
 
Abode Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

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