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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EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s Degree in the field of social work, psychology or related field.
EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of two years experience in a behavioral health care setting;
experience with homeless chronic mentally ill.
Knowledge of DSM-IV-TR required.
Chemical dependency experience preferred. REQ. 36132A  Apply Here
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Master’s Degree in qualifying field (Social Work, Psychology )
Licensed by the Behavioral Board of Science as either a LCSW, MFT, PSY.D. or Ph.D.
 
EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of two years experience in mental health field working with experience with homeless chronic mentally ill. Knowledge of DSM V required. License in current standing with the BBS, Bi-lingual a plus. REQ. C08839A   Apply Here
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Bachelor's degree in the field of social work, psychology, or related field
 
Minimum of two years’ experience in a mental health setting. Case management experience necessary. REQ. 35208A  Apply Here
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Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
 
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience, either employed or working as a volunteer, with special needs children or youth is preferred.
 
Must pass Department of Justice fingerprint clearance.
 
Bilingual, Spanish-speaking, and accurate interpreting and translating skills.
 
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. REQ. 3554A
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Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or a related social science field or equivalent, and Licensed with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT).

Three (3) year of experience working as a Mental Health Clinician at least one of which focused on treatment of trauma. Experience providing bio-psychosocial assessments to adults, adolescents, and/or children.

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.

Ability to speak Spanish is preferred, but not required. REQ. 33166A.  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.  REQ. C08501A  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:
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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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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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