Mental Health Clinician I - Adult FSP

Type: 
Job
Duties: 
Provide direct and indirect services involving intensive and field-based case management services, including plan development, placement services, assistance in daily living, individual and/or group counseling, crisis intervention, and provide 24 hour 7/day per week coverage as assigned.

Participate in a team approach and assertive community outreach, assessment and evaluation of assigned FSP clients. 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.

Conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments at intake in order to enroll client in program.
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 service plan.
Transports clients to and from appropriate service as necessary.
Provide crisis intervention—intervene with the client/others at the onset of a crisis to provide support and assistance in problem resolution and to coordinate or arrange for the provision of other needed services.
Provide 70% of services in the field in support of client’s individual service plans. Meet with each client a minimum of one time per week and as frequently as needed.
Assist clients in accessing peer support, self-help and recovery based services.
Provide individual therapy as needed.
Will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team; participate in staff and clinical meetings and community meetings as assigned.
Will perform other duties as necessary.
Qualifications: 
Must have a Masters Degree in Psychology and be licensed waivered by the Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Minimum of two (2) years experience in behavioral health care; experience with homeless and chronic mentally ill. Knowledge of DSMIV required. Chemical dependency experience preferred.
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and personal, valid insurance. Must be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.
Must have a Masters Degree in Psychology and be licensed waivered by the Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Minimum of two (2) years experience in behavioral health care; experience with homeless and chronic mentally ill. Knowledge of DSMIV required. Chemical dependency experience preferred.
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and personal, valid insurance. Must be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier. Requisition #31171A Apply Here