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Certified Therapist

Company: Hart Community Homes
Location: Fullerton
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Reports to: Head of Service Time Requirements: 40 hours per week The Mental Health Clinician will be a licensed or waivered mental health professional (i.e. LMFT, LCSW, ACSW), and meet the requirements of one of the professional disciplines in Sections 623 through 630 of Title 9 of the California Code of Regulations. Under the Administrative/Clinical Supervision of HCH's Clinical Director, the Mental Health Clinician will be responsible for ensuring that the youth in the STRTP receive appropriate mental health treatment services and that the mental health treatment services are documented and all required reports are completed timely as required by this protocol. Specific Job Duties: Under the Administrative/Clinical Supervision of HCH's Clinical Director, the Mental Health Clinician specific job duties will include, but may not be limited to the following: Complete the following upon admission off each youth/NMD: Assessment and Plan Development: Intake Assessment, Crisis Management Mental Health Assessment, Comprehensive Mental Health Assessment with Initial Diagnostic Summary, and Initial Needs and Service Plan; Coordinate and Supervise Service Plan Implementation at partnering Mental Health Service Programs to include: Individual, Group and Family Therapy; Collateral Services, Monitoring Medication Support Services, Crisis Stabilization, Arranging for Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS), Family and Child Team meeting support, and Providing/Monitoring Targeted Case Management activities focused on educational, physical, behavioral, mental health and extracurricular supports; Provide Individual, Group and Family Therapy and Case Management Services to support and supplement specialty mental health services provided by partnering Mental Health Service Programs. Respond to Emergencies at the STRTP facilities and provide Crisis Intervention services. Coordinate and supervise Core Service Implementation for youth/NMD's to include: Transition Services (placement change) focused on family reunification, guardianship or relative placement, Permanency Support after placement change; Transition to Adult Services and Aftercare Support related to Transitional Living, College/Vocational Training Placement, and Independent Living. Ensure provision of or access to Core Services and Supports for all youth/NMD's in the facility. Contribute to Treatment Team Meetings, Child and Family Team (CFT) meetings; and Individual Educational Plan (IEP) meetings; Complete monthly Needs and Services Plan Updates and Quarterly Reports on each youth/NMD in the STRTP; Observe and interact with staff, youth/NMD's, and other individuals, as necessary, to ensure the quality of care of youth/NMD's and program services. Provide 25 hours of clinical service to clients weekly. Ensure that all service hours are accurately documented in EXYM within three days of the services being provided. All other duties as assigned Education, Experience and Licensure The Mental Health Clinician shall meet the following education and experience requirements: Meet the requirements of one of the professional disciplines in Sections 623 through 630 of Title 9 of the California Code of Regulations as a licensed or waivered mental health professional (i.e. LMFT, LCSW, ACSW). A Master's Degree from an accredited or state approved graduate school, as defined by the Department of Education, in social work or social welfare, marriage, family and child counseling, or counseling psychology. Specific knowledge and expertise in child abuse and social services systems; trauma-informed care and providing culturally diverse services; individual and group therapy theories and techniques, as well as behavioral modification techniques with youth in a residential treatment setting. All staff who have contact with the youth/NMD's within the Hart Community Homes will meet California Community Care Licensing qualifications and guidelines. They must meet the age and experience requirements, have a current TB, current physical, and a valid Driver's License, In-Service Training, Fingerprint Clearance, Child Abuse Index Check, and Criminal Record Statement. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Salary: $62,400 - $72,800 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Hart Community Homes, Fullerton , Certified Therapist, Healthcare , Fullerton, California

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