Position: Mental Health Clinician
Closing Date: Open till filled
Status: Regular, Full or Part Time, Non- Exempt
Hours: Schedule varies
Location: Santa Rosa
: CHD Outpatient Treatment provides group and individual counseling for Spanish and English speaking adult and adolescent individuals affected by substance and mental health disorders. The program emphasizes a supportive environment and better understanding with addiction and mental health effects on the individual’s physical health, psychological well-being, and social relationships. In addition to running the co-occurring group, this position works directly with US Court and Pre-Trial individuals as a master level mental health clinician.
Under the supervision of the Drug Treatment Program Director the Therapist will perform the following duties:
A. Evaluate clients for diagnosis using the DSM V; document basis for diagnosis in the client record.
B. Maintain a caseload; conduct intakes/assessments and document appropriately
C. Develop individualized treatment plans with clear and achievable goals. D. Facilitate co-occurring group and individual counseling sessions
E. Keep accurate and up to date progress notes
F. Attend weekly treatment team meetings and clinical reviews.
G. Make client referrals to appropriate ancillary services
H. Accurately record and report client attendance, participation and progress for submission to relevant referral agencies.
I. Schedule client appointments, staff meetings, training and all activities as related to Therapist position on personal calendar accessible by all staff members.
J. Conduct clinical quality assurance and assist staff in maintaining Best Practice standards
K. Provide supplemental trainings around presenting issues and trends in the field.
L. Provide programmatic support in developing practices that increase efficiency, compliance and excellence
A. Clinical License, MFT, LCSW , PHD
B. In accordance with chapter 8, Division 4 Title 9 of the California Code of Regulations Section 13015, this position requires either being licensed or certified as specified in section 13005 (a) (2), as an AOD counselor by one of the state of California approved certifying organizations, desirable. C. 40 hours of continued education units every two years as required by certifying organization.
A. Preferable three years’ experience in a mental health or substance abuse setting.
B. Experience working with clients who present with a wide range of mental health vulnerabilities including trauma, mood disorders and various psych/social issues. Experience and comfort in working with of socially and culturally diverse populations is also an essential function.
C. Have a working knowledge of various recovery models from 12-step to harm reduction. This includes the needs, problem, attitudes and behaviors of the substance abusing person; and various psych/social issues.
D. Any combination of course work and/or training, including on the job training that would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed.
E. Work experience in Human Services highly desirable.
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California Human Development (CHD) is a non-profit organization and a leader in the War on Poverty for nearly five decades. First inspired in service to our state’s farmworkers, CHD now serves people of low income from many walks of life—giving 25,000 people a year in 31 Northern California counties a hand up in pursuit of the American Dream.
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