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Mental Health Counselor - PT

Community Research Foundation San Diego, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Mental Health Counselor
Locations: San Diego, CA

Pay: hourly + overnight and weekend differential

Shifts: Full Time, Part Time, and On Call Available

Availability: PM shifts including evenings (4p-12p) and Overnights (Midnight -8am)

Typical Duties of the Mental Health Counselor

  • Conduct initial psychological assessments for clients, utilizing a psychosocial rehabilitation focus and dynamic team-based approach
  • Conduct individual and group counseling/psychotherapy sessions
  • Develop and update individual treatment service plans for clients
  • Create discharge plans and provide linkage to other support services within the community
  • Participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning
  • Excellent opportunity to work with dually-diagnosed adults

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a mental health-related field such as Social Work, Psychology, Counseling
  • Licensed or registered in CA as AMFT, ASW, APCC preferred, but not required
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with a mental health population, especially with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders is strongly preferred
  • First Aid/CPR certification is required and must be kept current during employment
  • 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
  • Ability to pass criminal/background clearance

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 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 us!!

Be a part of our vibrant non-profit organization and make a difference in the lives of the people we serve!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Address

1202 Morena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110
San Diego, CA
USA

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