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LCSW – Women’s Residential Treatment Program

Job Code: 529
Reports To: Program Director
Salary Range: Staring salary based on experience, qualification, and budget. (100% time – 40 hours per week)  Exempt.

Position Purpose: The Mental Health Therapist will provide clinical family services to minority and low income pregnant and postpartum women, and their children at a women’s residential drug treatment program.   LCSW will deliver trauma informed services, as well as evidenced based practices, Matrix, Seeking Safety and Parenting.

Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Work collaboratively with Pregnant and Post-Partum Woman’s Program team members
  2. Maintain a mental health treatment caseload according to grant or contract requirements.
  3. Facilitate Matrix, Seeking Safety, Parenting and other groups as assigned.
  4. Conduct assessments, therapeutic interventions, and clinical evaluation with program clients.
  5. Develop collaboratively with other team members and client, an individualized treatment plan.
  6. Ensure proper documentation of services in EHR/charts in a timely manner.
  7. Update client records as required.
  8. Support client involvement in planning, implementing, and evaluating the program.
  9. Complete data collection forms and prepare reports as required by the program.
  10. Maintain collaboration with physicians and other community resources to facilitate linkage to services in the community.
  11. Provide phone consultation as needed.
  12. Attend community and or agency related meetings and train or distribute information to the team.
  13. Maintain Quality assurance standards of the program
  14. Assist leadership in program development strategies.
  15. Performs other duties as assigned.


  1. Master’s degree in social work, social welfare, psychology, marriage, family and child counseling, and or marriage and family therapy from an accredited college or university.
  2. Holds licensure in clinical social work (or other) with the State of California.
  3. Experience working with women, children and families impacted by homelessness, Department of Children and Families Services, substance use, mental illness, poverty, and incarceration.
  4. Knowledge in evidenced based treatment, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Matrix (substance abuse), Seeking Safety and Motivational Interviewing
  5. Understand family system theory in application with pregnant and postpartum women, and their  children
  6. Demonstrated understanding of the impact of trauma on behavioral and medical conditions
  7. Cultural competent working with minority, low income and vulnerable population
  8. Excellent documentation, oral and written communication skills
  9. Excellent computer skills
  10. Bilingual (English/Spanish) ability preferred.

To apply, please fax or email resume or list of qualifications including the job code number to:

JWCH Institute, Inc.
5650 Jillson St.
Commerce, CA 90040
Attn: Human Resources Department
Job Code:  529
Fax Number (323) 215-0170
E-Mail hresources@jwchinstitute.org

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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) consider JWCH Institute, Inc. / Wesley Health Centers and its providers as Public Health Services employees, providing malpractice liability protection under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

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