Employment and Internships

The Success of the Center over the last 40 years can be traced back to the hard work and reliability of our staff.  Their loyalty to the Center is evidenced in not only our great relationships with other agencies, but also the longevity of our staff.  Our staff are dedicated, enthusiastic, committed to our mission and have a genuine interest in helping others.  From the longest tenured employee, 30+ years, to our newest, they all started the same way … filling out an application.

The San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Programs

We offer a wide variety of job opportunities as we have 35 programs located throughout the San Fernando Valley.  Although some of these opportunities are in the Administrative Offices, the majority of them are out in the field helping individuals as case managers, social workers, therapists and nurses.

Benefits

The below benefits many not be available for all positions.

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 403B
  • Sick, Vacation and Holiday Pay
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
  • Life Insurance

 

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CAADAC or CAADE Certified.
 
Familiarity with computers and Microsoft Word programs required. Additionally, knowledge of the ASI program desirable.  REQ. C08501A  Apply Here
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CAADAC or CAADE Certified.
 
Familiarity with computers and Microsoft Word programs required. Additionally, knowledge of the ASI program desirable.
Individuals in recovery with at least two years of sobriety are encouraged to apply.  REQ. C8416A  Apply Here
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EDUCATION:
Master of Social Work from an accredited school of social work AND a current Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW) registration through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
 
 
EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of two years’ experience in a behavioral health care; experience with homeless chronic mentally ill. Knowledge of DSMIV required. Chemical dependency experience preferred. REQ. 31197A  Apply Here
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EDUCATION:
Master’s Degree in Behavioral Health
BBS Registered as an ACSW or MFT-I
EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of two years’ experience with substance abuse population and behavioral health care; experience with forensic, substance abuse population or chronic mentally ill preferred. Knowledge of DSM-5 required. Co- occurring Chemical dependency/mental health experience preferred.  REQ. 31313A  Apply Here
 
 
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EDUCATION:
Licensed MFT, LCSW, PhD / Psy D. (psychology) in good standing with the Board of Behavioral Sciences.
 
EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of four years experience in behavioral health care; experience with forensic chronic mentally ill preferred. Knowledge of DSM IV TR required. Co-occurring Chemical dependency/mental health experience preferred.  REQ. 33164A
 
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MA/MSW in counseling, social work, or related field and licensed as a LCSW or MFT for at least 2 years.
 
Minimum 2 years experience in a mental health setting. Community mental health experience desirable. Experience with the severely, mentally ill desirable. REQ. 33147A 
 
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MSW from an accredited school of social work AND a current ACSW Registration number through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; OR

MA in psychology or related behavioral science field from accredited university AND a current MFT Intern Registration number through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; OR

PhD from an accredited university AND current registration with the California Board of Psychology and waiver obtained through the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

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

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

Minimum of two (2) years experience in behavioral health care; experience with adults and/or older adults with mental illness. Knowledge of DSM IV required. Chemical dependency experience preferred.  Bi-lingual/ Bi-cultural in Spanish a plus.

REQ# 31267A Apply Here

 

 

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High School Diploma or equivalent preferred but not required.

One (1) year of experience working with children and their families and/or participating in their child’s mental health services (C-FSP, Wrap, TBS, C-FCCS preferred). Awareness of and sensitivity to issues confronting families and their children who are experiencing severe emotional disturbances. Personal experience in raising a seriously emotionally disturbed child preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills and follow-through.
Must pass Department of Justice fingerprint clearance
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and personal, valid insurance. May be required to be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.
Bilingual Spanish preferred.   REQ # C06511A Apply Here
 
 
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MSW or MA/MS from an accredited school of Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related field.  Possess a current waiver or registration from the Board of Psychology or the Board of Behavioral Sciences.  Waiver or registration must be in good standing.
Current NPI number.
Must act in accordance with all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and related state law (LPS) 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.
Have a good driving record and be insurable by the Center’s automobile insurance carrier.  Attend Center’s Driver’s Safety course.
Attend Field Safety training.
Obtain DOJ clearance.     REQ. # 31262A Apply Here
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Currently possess a California State License as either a: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Psychologist. License must be current and in good standing.
 
Current NPI number.
 
Must act in accordance with all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and related state law (LPS) 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.
 
Obtain DOJ clearance.
 
Have a good driving record and be insurable by the Center’s automobile insurance carrier. Attend Center’s Driver’s Safety course.
 
Attend Field Safety training.  REQ.  33143A  Apply Here