Mental Health Clinician II LCSW - OAFCCS

Type: 
Job
Duties: 

Will provide assessment and evaluation of seriously older mentally ill adults. Determine individual’s strengths, needs, and resources. Assess client’s level of psycho-social impairment, self-care potential, family and support network availability, independent living needs, financial status, educational, employment or training needs, and social-recreational needs.

Participate in a team approach and provide outreach, assessment and evaluation of assigned older adult 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.

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 peer or caregiver support, social/recreational, volunteer 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 services in the field or the office in support of client’s individual service plans.

Assist clients in accessing peer support, self-help and recovery based services.

Will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team; participate in staff and clinical meetings and community meetings as assigned.

Provide consultation and assessments to community services.

Provide administrative and clinical back up to the Program Manager and Assistant Director.

Become LPS designated and conduct 5150 assessment as needed in the field.

Assist with training trainees on the scope of duties and areas of responsibilities including paperwork and case management duties.

Provide supervision to Mental Health Clinicians and Counselors.

Qualifications: 

Master of Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school of social work AND a current Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) registration number through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Masters in psychology or related behavioral science field from accredited university and a current Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)

Doctorate in Psychology from an accredited university AND current Psychologist registration with the California Board of Psychology

Must maintain current status as a licensed professional under California law.

Minimum of two (2) years experience in a mental health setting.

Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.

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.

Master of Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school of social work AND a current Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) registration number through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Masters in psychology or related behavioral science field from accredited university and a current Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)

Doctorate in Psychology from an accredited university AND current Psychologist registration with the California Board of Psychology

Must maintain current status as a licensed professional under California law.

Minimum of two (2) years experience in a mental health setting.

Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.

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.

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