Mental Health Social Worker Therapist

Alura Workforce Solutions

Health Full Time

The PEI Child & Adolescent Outpatient Therapist must have an MSW, MFT, or Masters in Counseling from an accredited university. Must be registered with BBS. As a PEI Child & Adolescent Outpatient Therapist/Social Worker, job responsibilities include the following: 1) provide psychotherapy to clients, ages 6-21, in individual, family and group settings, 2) ensure psychotherapy is culturally and linguistically competent, 3) utilize Evidence Based Practices and measures to assess baseline, monitor progress, and guide treatment interventions, 4) maintain collaborative consultation with identified supports (school, probation, DCFS, treatment team) and 5) services are provided in the Child & Adolescent Outpatient Clinic, in the community, in local elementary, middle, and/or high school(s).

Essentials Duties:
• Completes, in a timely manner, all required documentation as specified in the L.A. County Short Doyle / Medi-Cal Manual.
• Communicates effectively with clients families and significant others, when appropriate.
• Participates in child and adolescent treatment planning meetings.
• Works collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary treatment team.
• Implements and is responsible for the treatment planning needs of assigned children and adolescents.
• Participates in program meetings and in service training as scheduled.
• Coordinates the Treatment plan as required by Los Angeles County.
• Productively participates in weekly individual and group supervision.
• Successfully provides at least 25 hours/week of individual, family and/or group psychotherapy, as assigned.
• Effectively presents clinical case material as needed.
• Maintains active and effective liaison with relevant community agencies and maintains contact with referring agencies and professionals.
• Provides services in the school, community, home or in locations where family is comfortable receiving treatment
• Provides crisis intervention services
• Carries out on-call responsibilities for crises when they arise
• Exercises good judgement by objectively and unemotionally analyzing facts, weighing evidence, and reaching sound conclusions.
• Responds appropriately under difficult or stressful circumstance
• Maintains job interest and technical skills.
• Performs other additional tasks as assigned
• Utilizes Evidenced Based Practices in children, adolescent, family treatment
• Inputs documentation in Electronic Health Record system
• Ability to complete written documentation (ie. Progress notes) within 24 hours

• The PEI Child & Adolescent Outpatient Therapist must have an MSW, MFT, or Masters in Counseling from an accredited university. Must be registered with BBS. Responsibilities providing psychotherapy to client’s ages 6-21 in individual, family and group settings.
• Successful employment or internship providing individual child, adolescent, family and group therapy.
• Employment or Internship experience in crisis intervention.
• Experience in treatment planning.
• Experience utilizing Evidenced Based Practices (TF-CBT, Triple P, IPT, MAP, CORS, Seeking Safety)

Education & Certificates:
• Masters Degree from accredited school of Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or LPCC and registered with the Board of Behavioral Science (BBS) or Board of Psychology.
• Registered with BBS and/or Licensed Waivered