Outpatient Mental Health Therapist (Bilingual Spanish Preferred)
Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Clinician is responsible for providing a
wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management
counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children,
and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.
Bilingual Spanish $4,000 yr. stipend
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
direct clinical work and/or therapeutic services to clients and families as
measured by supervision and/or direct observation.
with productivity standards of the Agency and maintains an appropriate caseload
to reach the budgeted daily expectation of billable hours.
timely documentation (progress notes, assessments, treatment plans, notes to
chart) as outlined in policy and measured via productivity reports.
assesses the needs and symptoms of clients and families (meets medical
necessity) formulating a psychosocial diagnosis, gathering history, and
determining the most appropriate method (s) of providing treatment/Evidence-Based
Practice (individual, family, group, case management, outreach, etc.)
assesses client progress and modifies treatment via completion and submission
of outcome measures.
documents all work with the client and/or family and/or relevant persons as
measured by QA standards and peer review audit results.
in clinical/case supervision by coming prepared to discuss current caseload,
documentation, and productivity; accepts constructive feedback and direction;
and puts feedback into clinical and/or therapeutic practice with clients.
and maintains rapport and effective working relationships with clients,
families, and community; works effectively within the Agency and community at
and/or ensuring accompaniment for clients (court, medical, mediation,
medication, and visitations) with the goal to ensure satisfactory placement of
a child in a safe, permanent, and stable home setting.
knowledge of program standards and policies as developed by Phoenix House,
CARF, Community Care Licensing, SAPC, DMH, and other governing bodies; develops
personal and professional knowledge by attending educational workshops;
reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks;
benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in in-service programs.
overall confidentiality information regarding clients, families, and operations
of the Agency (including media).
Agency philosophy and mission in all aspects of job performance.
a professional relationship with clients, staff, and other outside stakeholders
at all times.
good judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities.
all required staff training sessions in accordance with Phoenix House and state
licensing requirements, completes all training on time
and participates in program and all staff meetings
to and promotes the Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values while acting as a
role model for others
Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field
or ACSW with current California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) Registration
or LCSW with current California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) Registration
maintain licensure as a condition of employment.
in Substance Abuse or Mental Health preferred
with SPAC, DMH, Community Care Licensing, and other governing bodies preferred
Trained/Certified in MAP, TF-CBT, SS Preferred
maintain a valid California Drivers' License, have proof of automobile
insurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND
commitment and adherence to Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values: I CARE
For- Integrity, Collaboration Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, and
in MS Office systems
to utilize an electronic medical record
with SPAC, DMH, Community Care Licensing, and other governing bodies
and maintain effective working relationships with others
effectively with others both orally and in writing
to work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment
to establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with patients
to model positive behavior and demeanor
of addiction, co-occurring models, and treatment modalities
of adult/adolescent development and family systems
time management and organizational skills
to be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer service-oriented, and
and ability to engage and develop a rapport with patients and families of various
- Bilingual in Spanish preferred
Job Location: Lake View Terrace, CA
Job ID: 189