Spanish Speaking Children and TAY Mental Health Therapist
We are currently seeking an experienced Spanish Speaking Children and TAY Mental Health Therapist who is responsible for providing mental health services to children, Transitional age youth and families. Services consist of individual and family therapy as well as case management services that may range in intensity depending on need of the family. Therapists perform services which are within the scope of their training and experience.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide field based (and also school based as necessary) individual and family therapy to clients with mental health and/or behavioral health issues ages 0-25.
Complete assessments and treatment plans for clients utilizing LACDMH forms
Caseload size will be determined based on the type of services provided, location of services, and severity of cases
Maintain timely and detailed clinical records of all client interactions, and other required documentation, which conforms to standards of best practice, and Department of Mental Health guidelines
Participate in weekly staff meetings and case reviews as necessary
Maintain appropriate registration/licensure with the State of California's Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), including completion of state required continuing education credits, hours of supervision, and other procedures required by the relevant board.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job successfully:
Required: MFT, LCSW or clinical psychology license or waiver, with one year of experience providing counseling or mental health services;
Knowledge regarding child development, social work, DMH systems, and other related fields desirable;
Good oral and written communication skills;
Required: English/Spanish bilingual;
Must have valid drivers California driver's license and the availability of a car with adequate insurance.
Must have computer skills and literacy are required to use the agency electronic health record. Staff must be able to logon, type, use a mouse and negotiate through various screens or windows to complete daily chart documentation.
Knowledge of Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health’s Rehab Option model of service provision and documentation requirements preferred.
1 year of experience providing counseling or mental health services
SPECIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Must be able to pass California State Department of Justice criminal background investigation, Live Scan and/or fingerprinting.
MFT, LCSW or clinical psychology license or waiver