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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Certification with either CADDE or CADAAC Certification.
 

Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Chemical Dependency Specialist with experience in Co-Occurring disorders, outreach, assessment, treatment and after care. 

Familiarity with computers and Microsoft Word programs required (Microsoft Word & Excel especially). Knowledge and required training for the use of The ASAM Criteria and ASAM Triage Screening Tools to ensure proper level of care referrals to county treatment providers.
 
Familiarity with signs and symptoms of domestic violence and mental illness. Apply Here
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Full-time front office position needed.  Bilingual Spanish required.  Responsible for various front office duties, answering & screening calls, data entry, billing, filing, organizing & maintaining the physical site, etc.  Knowledge of Excel, Outlook, and Word, and type at least 55 words per minute.  At least 2 years’ experience working with clients in a mental health or social services setting highly preferred.  Apply Here

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Full-Time Parenting Specialist/Mental Health Counselor I to work in home with families & parents in a strengths-based, DCFS-funded program.  Experience providing parenting education & training, case management & advocacy with children & families in a field-based setting, working knowledge of how to collaborate with the DCFS & Juvenile Probation systems, and experience working in the social services &/or mental health field.  Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology, or similar field, Spanish speaking ability, & good documentation and organizational skills a must.  Apply Here

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Full-Time Program Coordinator/Clinical Supervisor to provide services & oversee staff who work in a home-based program with families & parents in a strengths-based, DCFS-funded program.  Demonstrated leadership skills and past management experience, as well as experience in providing clinical supervision & training in Reflective Supervision highly desired.  Experience providing therapy with children & families in a field-based setting, working knowledge of how to collaborate with the DCFS & Juvenile Probation systems, and experience using the BSAP or other assessment tools with parents & adults, highly preferred.  Current CA BBS registration as a LCSW or LMFT for a minimum of two years, Spanish speaking ability, ability to multi-task, and good documentation & organizational skills a must.  Apply Here
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Full-Time In Home Outreach Counselor (IHOC)/Mental Health Counselor II to work in home with families & parents in a strengths-based, DCFS-funded program.  Experience providing case management & advocacy with children & families in a field-based setting, working knowledge of how to collaborate with the DCFS & juvenile Probation systems, and experience working in the social services &/or mental health field.  Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology, or similar field, Spanish speaking ability & good documentation and organizational skills a must.     Apply Here
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Full-Time Lead Clinician to work in home with families & parents in a strengths-based, DCFS-funded program.  Experience providing therapy with children & families in a field-based setting, working knowledge of how to collaborate with the DCFS & Juvenile Probation systems, demonstrated leadership skills within work teams, and experience using the BSAP or other assessment tools with parents & adults, highly preferred.  Current CA BBS registration as a LCSW or LMFT.
Spanish speaking ability, & good documentation & organizational skills a must. Apply Here
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Full Time Clinician to work in home with families in a strengths-based, DCFS-funded program.  Experience providing therapy with children & families in a field-based setting, working knowledge of how to collaborate with the DCFS & Juvenile Probation systems, and experience using the BSAP or other assessment tools, highly prefered, CA BSS registration as an ASW or MFT Intern, Spoanish speaking ability, & good documentation skills a must.  Apply Here
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MA/MSW degree in counseling, social work, or related field – BBS licensed eligible required.

Minimum 2 years’ experience in a mental health setting working with children and families. Community mental health experience desirable. Experience with severely emotionally disturbed desirable.

Bilingual Spanish required.

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. REQ#31314A Apply Here

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EDUCATION:
B.A. in field of social work, counseling, psychology, or related field.
 
EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of two years experience in a behavioral health care; experience with chronic mentally ill and homeless preferred. Familiar with DSMIV preferred. Case management experience necessary.
Bilingual, Spanish preferred.  Apply Here
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Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field. Masters degree preferred.
 
Minimum three (3) years’ professional experience in a mental health setting. Case management experience necessary.  Apply Here