Mental Health Clinician I New Directions - Juvenile Justice Programs

Provide short-term intervention to adolescents referred by the Department of Probation utilizing a collaborative team approach and a variety of treatment modalities.
Provide services to youth referred by the Department of Probation including: assessment, crisis intervention, case management individual and family therapy utilizing a variety of treatment modalities.
Works in close collaboration with Department of Probation staff.
Participates in case planning and case disposition meetings with Department of Probation staff.
Completes all required DMH, Probation, and Center chart documentation, report writing and correspondence within the mandated time frames.
Maintains at least the required productivity level of 65% on a consistent basis.
Submits weekly schedule of client appointments.
Completes all other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator.
Must act in accordance with all Health Insurance Portability ai1d 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 Ce1iification of Compliance.
Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
Interacting with other employees at work is an essential function of the job.
Ability to communicate and work with probationary youth, Probation Detention staff, and Department of Mental Health staff as part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team to support detained.
Must have a current California Driver’s License and be insurable by the Center's auto insurance company.
Ability to speak Spanish is desirable.
MA/MSW degree in counseling, social work, or related field - BBS licensed eligible required.  Bilingual English/Spanish.
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a mental health setting working with adolescents. Experience in a program serving probationary youth highly desirable.
Valid California Driver’s License is required. Must meet guidelines of agency's driving criteria (i.e. Proof of liability insurance, minimal moving violations, driving record free of DUI' s or reckless driving in the last 3 years, etc.) and maintain the criteria as per company policy at all times.  Apply Here