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.
- Work collaboratively with Pregnant and Post-Partum Woman’s Program team members
- Maintain a mental health treatment caseload according to grant or contract requirements.
- Facilitate Matrix, Seeking Safety, Parenting and other groups as assigned.
- Conduct assessments, therapeutic interventions, and clinical evaluation with program clients.
- Develop collaboratively with other team members and client, an individualized treatment plan.
- Ensure proper documentation of services in EHR/charts in a timely manner.
- Update client records as required.
- Support client involvement in planning, implementing, and evaluating the program.
- Complete data collection forms and prepare reports as required by the program.
- Maintain collaboration with physicians and other community resources to facilitate linkage to services in the community.
- Provide phone consultation as needed.
- Attend community and or agency related meetings and train or distribute information to the team.
- Maintain Quality assurance standards of the program
- Assist leadership in program development strategies.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- 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.
- Holds licensure in clinical social work (or other) with the State of California.
- Experience working with women, children and families impacted by homelessness, Department of Children and Families Services, substance use, mental illness, poverty, and incarceration.
- Knowledge in evidenced based treatment, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Matrix (substance abuse), Seeking Safety and Motivational Interviewing
- Understand family system theory in application with pregnant and postpartum women, and their children
- Demonstrated understanding of the impact of trauma on behavioral and medical conditions
- Cultural competent working with minority, low income and vulnerable population
- Excellent documentation, oral and written communication skills
- Excellent computer skills
- 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