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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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.
 
Must pass Department of Justice Fingerprint Clearance.
 
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
 
 
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Must have a Masters Degree in Psychology and be licensed waivered by the Bd. of Behavioral Sciences. Minimum of two years’ experience in a behavioral health care; experience with adults and/or older adults with mental illness. Knowledge of DSMV required.
 
Must have a good driving record and must be insurable by the Center’s insurance company.
 
Bi-lingual/ Bi-cultural in Spanish required.  REQ. 31243A  Apply Here
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  • BA in psychology, or related field

  • Two years experience working with children and their families.

  • Cleared by Department of Justice (Child Abuse Index).

  • Possess valid class C California Driver’s License and driving record meets SFVCMHC, Inc.’s insurance requirements.

  • Culturally sensitive and competent.

  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

  • Committed to the principles and practice of Turning Point services, including family-centered, strengths-based, and individualized care; flexible, unconditional services; and promoting self-sufficiency and accountability for every family. REQ. 35128A          Apply Here

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Master degree from an approved graduate school or program leading to California licensure as LMFT/LCSW or equivalent, licensed therapist or registered intern with the appropriate California licensing board, experience working with children in a behavioral health setting, and valid California license.
Bilingual (Spanish)
Must pass Department of Justice fingerprint clearance and pre-employment physical.
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.
Able to work effectively with a range of clients and staff from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Background in Family Systems and/or Family Strength.
Strong writing skills
Strong organizational skills.  Apply Here
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Master of Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapist Intern, or Doctorate of Philosophy or Psychology AND current registration with the California Board of Psychology and waiver obtained through the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Minimum two (2) years experience in a mental health setting. Community mental health experience desirable. Experience with the severely, mentally ill desirable.  REQ. 31256A Apply Here
 
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Master’s Degree in Human Services or related field leading to California licensure as LCSW, MFT, or equivalent licensed therapist or registered intern with the appropriate California licensing board.
 
Must have at least two years of experience working with adolescents and families in a behavioral health setting.
 
Bilingual Spanish-speaking is required.
 
Must pass Department of Justice Fingerprint Clearance.
 
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. 31218A
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  • Must have a Masters Degree in Psychology and be licensed waivered by the Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in behavioral health care; experience with homeless and chronic mentally ill. Knowledge of DSMIV required. Chemical dependency experience preferred.
  • Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and personal, valid insurance. Must be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.  REQ. 31171A Apply Here
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EDUCATION: Minimum of an Associate of Arts degree.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year experience in a mental health treatment setting preferably with homeless mentally ill adults.
LICENSE OR EQUIVALENT: Licensed in the State of California as a Licensed Psychiatric Technician and/or Licensed Vocational Nurse.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of psychopharmacology, mental health or related programs, treatment theory and techniques for mentally ill and /or dually diagnosed adult population.
Ability to communicate and work with an extremely mentally disturbed and ethnically diverse population; work successfully within a multi-disciplinary treatment team. Ability to perform detailed work with a high degree of accuracy.  REQ. 4303A  Apply Here
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Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field.
 
Minimum of three years’ experience in substance abuse and mental health field working with persons with chronic mental illness and preferably with a forensic background. Knowledge of DSM-5 required.
 
Ability to work with multi-ethnic, multi-cultural clients in their environment.
 
Maintain current status as a licensed professional under California law.
 
Able to pass Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint and background clearance.
 
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and personal, valid insurance. Be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance.
 
Successfully pass the Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department background application and receive clearance to participate in in custody services at Pitchess Detention Center.  Apply Here
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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; OR
 
current Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (MFT Intern) registration through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences;
 
Minimum two (2) years experience in a mental health setting. Community mental health experience desirable. Experience with the severely mentally ill desirable.
 
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and personal, valid insurance. May be required to be insured by the Center’s auto insurance.
 
Bilingual Spanish or Farsi preferred. REQ. New  Apply Here