Therapist (School Base Program)
The Guidance Center 49 reviews - Long Beach, CA

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The Guidance Center has been providing mental health services to children and their families since 1946. We are a multi-cultural organization and we value diversity. The Guidance Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We have a therapist opening for our Long Beach School-Based Program. Summary Statement
Provide therapeutic services through assessment, individual, collateral, group, family, and/or other modes of psychotherapy to enable clients to reach and maintain optimal level(s) of functioning. Needs to be able to work effectively with a range of both clients and staff from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and in a multidisciplinary setting. Provide QA for the program clinical charts; assist Supervisors and Program Manager with ongoing review of charts and special needs QA projects and training. Sample of Responsibilities: 1.Provide direct clinical, psychosocial, and/or rehabilitative mental health services to Center clients, including but not limited to intake evaluation/assessment, individual, collateral, group, family, psychotherapy or counseling, crisis intervention and emergency intakes, in-home, community services, and/or services at other locations away from the Center. Coordination of services and case management, discharge planning, and case consultation with referral sources, school, allied agencies, and others.
2.Provides a specific amount of direct services with regard to prevailing workload standards.
3.Serves as primary therapist/coordinator of mental health services for assigned cases.
4.Maintains and completes all clinical and administrative record keeping associated with the delivery of services.
5.Interacts with the community at large and with specific allied agencies, other programs, and funding sources in a manner that facilitates and enhances the operation of the Center.

Requires a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or Social Work from an approved graduate school plus appropriate field placement and eligiblility for registration as an MFTI, ASW. Bilingual Spanish/English is a plus.

Interested individuals should send their resume and cover letter, indicating the position for which you are applying, to:
The Guidance Center, Human Resources/TX
4335 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807
fax 562-490-9759, e-mail

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The Guidance Center's mission is to enhance the development and well-being of children, adults, and families in need throughout the...