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Mental Health Counselor - Spanish Bilingual

Community Research Foundation San Diego, CA
  • Expired: 5 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Mental Health Counselor/PSR Specialist, Bilingual Spanish – Mental Health Services
Hours: 40 hours per week; Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Salary: Competitive salary plus comprehensive benefit

Locations: Crossroads (El Cajon), and Adelante (Chula Vista, CA)

Community Research Foundation, a non profit mental health organization is San Diego County, is looking to hire a Bilingual, fluent in Spanish and English Full Time Mental Health Clinician or Therapist at our programs in Kearny Mesa or Oceanside San Diego, CA. Apply today for immediate consideration!

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Must be fluent in speaking, reading and writing Spanish
  • Master's degree in a mental health-related field such as Social Work, Psychology, Counseling
  • Licensed or registered in CA as IMF, ASW, PCCI, or waiver-eligible (ABD) psychologist candidate as required by contract
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience conducting Behavioral Health Screenings and Psychosocial Assessments with adult survivors of trauma, intimate partner violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, and substance use disorders
  • Demonstrated knowledge of County Health and Human Services requirements including documentation is preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, specifically Word and Excel
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment is essential
  • A valid California driver’s license in good standing and eligibility to be an approved CRF driver is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. In addition, proof of insurance is required prior to driving personal vehicles on company business.
  • Ability to pass criminal/background clearance

Typical Duties of the Mental Health Counselor

  • Conduct individual, family, and group counseling/psychotherapy sessions
  • Develop and update individual treatment service plans for clients
  • Conducts initial phone screens, triage and walk-in services, care coordination, and/or crisis intervention as requested by direct supervisors
  • Create discharge plans and provide linkage to other support services within the community
  • Participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning
  • Conduct initial psychological assessments for clients with mild to moderate mental illness, utilizing a psychosocial rehabilitation focus and dynamic team-based approach

Your well-being matters at CRF! Full-time eligible employees have access to great benefits:

  • Up to 4 ½ weeks paid time off
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Exceptional medical, dental, vision and other health and wellness benefits
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Retirement plan with generous employer contributions
  • Graduates: You may qualify for our student loan repayment/forgiveness programs! Y

CRF: Why It’s A Great Place To Work!

Community Research Foundation inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals! Our accredited programs reach various demographics, so you can gain experience with almost any sector of mental health services.

At CRF, we are constantly evolving and developing fresh approaches to meet the needs of San Diego County’s residents who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges.

For you, that means that you will have opportunities to learn new ways to provide optimal supports to your clients. You will work within a collaborative, supportive team structure so that you can have fresh perspective and training. Need clinical supervision? We can help you get your hours! Best of all, you will be involved in helping people change their lives for the better!

CRF takes your dedication seriously, and provides benefits to help you balance your work life and your personal life. Our full-time (30 hours or more) staff may earn up to 24 days of PTO per year plus generous holiday schedules; we offer COMPETITIVE PAY, top-of-the-line medical insurance, dental plans, paid life insurance, vision plans…and really generous retirement benefits. We also provide access to student loan repayment/forgiveness programs for graduates.

We have strong internal advancement options, so there are opportunities for you to grow within our company.

Come join

Community Research Foundation

Why Work Here?

We inspire and mentor the next generation of behavioral health professionals.

Vision Statement IMPROVING AND ENRICHING THE LIVES OF EVERY INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY WE SERVE Mission CRF, in partnership with our clients and stakeholders, designs, delivers and evaluates innovative and exemplary behavioral health services in a manner that is both culturally and trauma competent, providing these services with integrity, compassion, and a strong focus on wellness. We also inspire and mentor the next generation of behavioral health professionals. Philosophy CRF embraces the concept that persons affected by mental illness and co-occurring mental health and substance use problems can and do recover when provided with appropriate and adequate treatment, activities and supports. This includes access to culturally appropriate, recovery-focused care within the individual's own community provided in the least restrictive level possible. Our child, youth and family programs are family-centered and designed based upon wraparound philosophy. Persons Served Community Research Foundation serves adults with serious mental illness, many with a co-occurring substance use problem, as well as seriously and emotionally disturbed youth and children. General Areas of Service Short Term Acute Residential Treatment (START) programs (alternative to hospitalization for adults) Transitional Living Residential Program for Adults Outpatient Clinics for Children and Adults Walk-In Urgent Care Clinic for Adults School-Based Counseling Programs Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Outpatient Psychosocial Rehabilitation Programs Client-Directed Psychosocial and Vocational Clubhouses CalWorks Specialized Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Domestic Violence Program


8775 Aero Dr. San Diego, CA 92123
San Diego, CA