Provide direct and indirect services involving intensive and field-based case management services, including plan development, placement services, assistance in daily living, individual and/or group counseling, crisis intervention, and provide 24 hour 7/day a week coverage as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide direct and indirect client services. Participate in a team approach and assertive community outreach, assessment and evaluation of assigned FSP clients. Determine individual’s strengths, needs and resources. Assess client’s level of psychosocial impairment, self-care potential, family and support network availability, independent living needs, financial status, educational, employment or training needs, and social/recreational needs. Develop and coordinate service plans.
Complete all documentation within mandated time frames and in compliance with county, state, and Center guidelines. Assist clients in developing independent living skills, and resources including housing, social/recreational, vocational or educational goals, needed to implement and achieve goals of the individual service plan. Transports clients to and from appropriate service as necessary.
Provide crisis intervention—intervene with the client/others at the onset of a crisis to provide support and assistance in problem resolution and to coordinate or arrange for the provision of other needed services.
Provide 70% of services in the field in support of client’s individual service plans. Meet with each client a minimum of one time per week and as frequently as needed.
The ideal candidate must have a Master’s Degree in Psychology and be licensed waivered by the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Minimum of two years experience in a behavioral health care; experience with transitional age youth homelessness and chronic mentally ill. Knowledge of DSMIV required. Chemical dependency experience preferred. Please provide your resume PDF
Must pass Department of Justice fingerprint clearance. Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and personal, valid insurance. Must be insured by the Center’s auto insurance. Bilingual/ Bi-cultural in Spanish/English, Russian, Armenian or Farsi a plus.
Experience working with a diverse client population
A team-oriented work environment
Excellent compensation and benefits
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, INC.
Why Work Here?The San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc. founded in 1970, is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to improving the mental health of individuals and families within the community. Primary emphasis is placed on providing culturally sensitive and linguistically relevant services to infants, toddlers, children, adolescents and transitional age youth with serious emotional disorders, and services for adults and older adults with severe and persistent mental illness. The Center is committed to treating all consumers with dignity and enhancing their quality of life.
We are the largest facility providing mental health services in the Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, CA