Mental Health Clinician I - AB109

Provide onsite and field based direct and indirect services including psychiatric assessment, plan development, case management, and crisis intervention services. Be part of multi-disciplinary treatment team that works with referred AB 109 clients to address stability and mental health needs. Receive referrals from Department of Mental Health HUB AB109/Community Integration Program, and act as resource and liaison with AB 109 referred clients. Must have knowledge of DSM-V diagnostic system.
POSITION RESPONSABILITIES: Provide direct and indirect client services/assessment in the field and at Milestones-Program location.
Conduct clinical and case management assessment and evaluation of individuals recently released from Twin Towers, on probation, who have a mental illness. Determine individual's strengths, needs and resources. Assess client's level of psychosocial impairment, self-care potential, family and support network availability , independent living needs, financial status, educational, employment or training needs , and social/recreational needs. Develop and coordinate service plans, including CCCP/Client Care Coordination Plan.
Complete all documentation within mandated time frames and in compliance with County, State, and Center guidelines.
Assist clients in developing independent living skills, and resources including social/recreational, vocational or educational goals, needed to implement and achieve goals of the individual coordinated care service plan.
Transports clients to and from appropriate service as necessary and accordingly to the Center Safety Guidelines.
Provide crisis intervention support. Provide support and assistance in problem resolution.
Will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, participate in staff and clinical meetings and community meetings as assigned.
Liaison with the County of Los Angeles Probation Department HUBS to engage client at referral intake.
Attend all AB109 team meetings and AB109 Community meetings as designated by SFVCMHC, Inc., AB 109 Program Manager and/or Team Leader.
Will perform other duties as necessary.
Must act in accordance with all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and related state law confidentiality requirements. Must successfully complete the Center's HIPAA training, pass the HIPAA test, and receive the Certification of Compliance.
Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
Interacting with other employees at work is an essential function of the job.
Arriving at work on time and not leaving early is an essential function of the job.
Must have a current/valid California driver license, a good driving record and must be insurable by Center's insurance company.
Waivered MFT / ACSW in good standing with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Proof of BBS registration and Master's Degree.
Minimum of four years of experience in behavioral health care; experience with forensic chronic mentally ill preferred. Knowledge of DSM-V required. Co­ occurring Chemical dependency/mental health experience preferred.
Bilingual, Spanish preferred.  REQ. 33181A  Apply Here