Mental Health Clinician / Head of Service (Licensed)
Qualifications: Must be licensed in Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT), Social Work, (LCSW), Psychology (Psy.D), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). Must have experience in Medi-Cal insurance requirements and documentation. Counseling experience in a residential setting and knowledge of group process and interaction; a working knowledge of treatment concepts in working with emotionally disturbed and/or pre-delinquent children, preferably latency and pre-adolescent aged.
Responsibilities: Responsible for the development and execution of a sound treatment program which will facilitate the development and growth of the residents by meeting their physical, emotional, educational and vocational needs. The incumbent has the authority to make and the responsibility to carry out major decisions as these decisions are related to an effective therapeutic treatment program.
Duties: Provides comprehensive, evidenced based, therapeutic mental health treatment services for youth meeting Medi-cal criteria for Specialty Mental Health Services including (individual, group, rehab counseling, collateral, Intensive Care Coordination, etc.) Conducts individual and group therapy using evidenced based practices. Oversees and may supervise Clinical Therapists, interns, and other support staff. Plans and coordinates work of the clinical staff. Directs all aspects of clinical therapy services rendered to clients. Conducts In-Service staff training. Responsible for all Medi-Cal required documentation and client medical charts. Act as a resource for staff on issues related to treatment of residents. Creates treatment plans, updates treatments plans as needed or within established timelines. Serves as the ICC coordinator who is responsible for working within the Child and Family Team (CFT) to ensure that plans from any of the system partners are integrated to comprehensively address the identified goals and objectives and that the activities of all parties involved with the service to the child/youth and/or family, are coordinated to support and ensure successful and enduring change.
Roles: Reports to COO. Takes direction from psychiatrist. Supervises clinical interns. Serves as ICC Coordinator and/or CFTM Coordinator.
Contract Hours: 15 - 20 hours/week
Compensation: $30/hour or DOE