JOB SUMMARY: This direct service position provides general casework services and psychotherapy to assigned clients and their families. The position also coordinates treatment with other agencies such as the County Department of Mental Health and provides other activities including data collection, group therapy and interdepartmental consultation.
Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or counseling from an accredited college or university required.
Two (2) years direct service experience with severely and persistently mentally ill clients in an inpatient or outpatient health care setting (internship and/or practicum time may be substituted.)
License or Certification
MFT or LCSW
Ability to interact and communicate both verbally and in writing with seriously and persistently mentally ill clients, other staff, foster parents, school staff, and the public.
Demonstrated team leadership skills.
Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of basic medical/psychiatric terminology and psychopharmacology.
Demonstrated ability to visually and audibly assess the mental status and psychosocial needs of severely mentally ill clients.
This is a Per Diem position.
SocialService.com - 12 months ago