Mental Health Clinician II - OAFCCS
Will supervise and participate in the 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.
Monitor and develop written, comprehensive service plans which specify the treatment services, activities, and assistance needed to accomplish the objective identified between clients and clinical or case management and staff.
Provide on-going daily supervision, consultation and support to staff in assessing adequacy and appropriateness of clients living or funding arrangements and assist in securing alternative living or funding arrangements as needed.
Conduct team meetings to review each clients care plan, and staff assignments. Assess potential crisis needs of clients and develop and implement intervention plans to de-escalate crises.
Maintain and implement the student training program.
Recruit interns and volunteers for the Program from various graduate schools, undergraduate schools, paraprofessional programs, and qualified members of the community.
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools and training programs that provide interns and volunteers for the Program.
Responsible for developing community based contracts and monitoring a mobile staff.
Provide individual, group, or family intervention to clients as needed, in the field.
Under the direction of the Assistant Director, supervise and document all services provided for contract compliance and Quality Assurance (QA), and provide statistical/reports as assigned.
Identify and mobilize family and community resources to meet the needs of clients.
Provide twenty-four (24) hours, seven (7) days per week after hours coverage.
Must become LPS designated and conduct 5150 assessment 24 hours 7 days a week as needed in the field.
Participate in all relevant DMH and Service Area meetings, including the Service Area II Impact meeting for the coordination of referrals, program management, and overall quality assurance.
Will perform other duties as assigned.
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; OR
Masters in psychology or related behavioral science field from accredited university AND a current Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) registration number through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; OR
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.
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