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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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
 
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.
 
Must maintain current status as a licensed professional under California law.
 
At least one (1) year experience working in a mental health setting with CMI population.
 
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. 31263A  Apply Here
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EDUCATION:
Licensed MFT, LCSW, PhD/PsyD. (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.
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
1.         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.
 
2.         Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
 
3.         Interacting with other employees at work is an essential function of the job.
 
4.         Arriving at work on time and not leaving early is an essential function of the job.
 
5.         Must have a good driving record and must be insurable by the Center’s insurance company.  REQ. 33145A   Apply Here
 
 
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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
 
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. Case management experience necessary.
 
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and personal, valid insurance. Will be required to be insured by the Center’s auto insurance.
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
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.
 
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.
 
Knowledge and experience in assertive outreach to clients; ability to work with multi-ethnic, multi-cultural clients in their environment.
 
Knowledge and experience working with substance abuse issues.
 
Must have personal, reliable transportation.  REQ. 33172A   Apply Here
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B.A./B.S. Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, English or related field.
 
Minimum of two years experience in the field of special events, development and public relations.
 
Knowledge of databases, Raiser's Edge experience is a plus.
 
Demonstrated knowledge and work experience with coordinating successful special events and obtaining corporate sponsorships.
 
Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills, and ability to interact with diverse groups.
 
Ability to perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
 
Strong computer skills required. Experience with Microsoft Office and database applications.
 
Local travel, some evening and weekend work required. 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. A09302A.  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 preferred.  Apply Here

 

 
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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. 

Minimum of two (2) years experience in a mental health setting.  Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.  REQ. 3317A.

Please send your resume to:  resumes [at] sfvcmhc [dot] org

 

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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. 

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. 31133A

Please send your resume to:  resumes [at] sfvcmhc [dot] org

 

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Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field highly desired, serving severely emotionally disturbed adolescents and/or young adults.
 
One (1) year experience in a similar program serving severely emotionally disturbed adolescents and/or young adults is desired.  REQ. 6563U  Please send your resume to:  resumes [at] sfvcmhc [dot] org
 
 
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M.A. in Social Work, Psychology, or related field with at least one (1) year experience working in the field required.
 
Minimum two (2) years professional experience providing direct services, such as Targeted Case Management and/or Rehabilitative Services, to a mentally ill/severely emotionally disturbed client population.
 
Experience and knowledge using an electronic health records system(s) to record services and billing data. REQ. A41002A. 
 
Please send your resume to:  www [dot] resumes [at] sfvcmhc [dot] org
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Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Sciences, plus experience in related field.

or related services to the mentally ill youth and or adults. Minimum of two (2) years experience required. (Req. 8601A)  Apply Here