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Residential Admissions Clinician

Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services is seeking an enthusiastic and committed clinician to work in the Admissions Department of our Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP). The ideal candidate is experienced, dedicated, compassionate and excited about working in a residential setting with teens with severe mental health and substance abuse related issues. We are looking for applicants who are flexible and able to adjust to the evolving nature of residential treatment. Our treatment approach is relationship based, trauma informed, Dialectical Behavior Therapy oriented, culturally sensitive and trauma informed. This is a position assessing teens with mental health disorders for residential placement and works under the direct supervision of the Director of Residential Admissions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Engages in intake interviews with prospective adolescents for our residential treatment program both onsite, on the phone and in the community
  • Completes Department of Mental Health Full Assessments and other required admission documentation
  • Participates in and represents Vista Del Mar’s STRTP in daily Interagency Placement Committee (IPC) conference calls

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed MSW / LMFT required
  • Must have knowledge and/or experience working with DCFS and DMH relative to residential treatment for severely emotionally disturbed adolescents
  • At least 1 year of experience working in a residential treatment setting with adolescents preferred
  • Experience writing DMH Assessments preferred
  • Well organized
  • Computer Proficient

Reply Subject: Residential Admissions Clinician

Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services

Why Work Here?

We are a 100 plus year old non-profit agency

From its original mission in 1908 as an orphanage, Vista Del Mar provides comprehensive, family-centered social, educational, and behavioral health services, which encourage children, adolescents and their families to lead self-reliant, stable, and productive lives. Our primary concern is the well-being of those we serve without regard for ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious preferences, or physical challenges. Vista Del Mar values professional quality and excellence in all aspects of treatment, evaluation, training, and research.

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3200 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90034
Los Angeles, CA
USA

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