- The Therapist III is responsible for overseeing the clinical, behavioral, and skill building support services offered to the clients in Full Service Partnership Housing services. The Therapist III acts as a liaison between the internal therapeutic services, substance use and intensive case management services provided by external providers, and supportive housing programs. The Therapist III provides guidance and ongoing coordinates with the multidisciplinary team supporting the clients to promote clients’ progress in mental health treatment and housing sustainability.
- Case load will approximately consist of 95% community clients, 5% FSP.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
- Responsible for mental health treatment component of FSP Housing clients’ services, utilizing the following EBPs; ACT, Harm Reduction, Housing First, and Motivational Interviewing
- Conducts psycho-social assessments for diagnostic purposes and creates comprehensive treatment plans.
- Provides consistent therapy and crisis interventions as needed.
- Able to be flexible and adjust work hours to meet the needs of clients, which will likely include evening, weekends, and possible holidays.
- Hold 24/7 on-call responsibility.
- Maintains LPS designation and completes 5150 applications as needed
- Assists in the development of a comprehensive client treatment plans; ensuring strategies, interventions, and services are client-centered, creative and flexible.
- Ensures behavioral support and skill building services provided by MHRS staff is in concordance with clients’ treatment plans.
- Provides support and guidance to multidisciplinary team and clients in crisis situations as needed.
- Works closely with management staff while handling crisis situations.
- Participates in internal and external client coordination meetings.
- Collaborates with multidisciplinary team on an ongoing basis to ensure integrated client care.
- Provides a positive and strength based presence through all interactions with clients and staff
- Ensure accuracy in work and that all deadline expectations are met.
- Actively participate in administrative and clinical supervision and meetings.
- Follow up with supervisor in a timely manner regarding significant issues.
- Demonstrate ownership of work responsibilities by incorporating feedback, taking initiative, and interacting in a professional manner within assigned role and adhering to agency guidelines.
- Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field required.
- Active licensure as LCSW or LMFT with California Board of Behavioral Sciences is required.
- LPS designation through LAC DMH strongly preferred.
- At least three (3) years of experience providing In-Home and/or field services or work with low-income, high-risk adults and/or families preferred.
- Training/certifications in ACT, Harm Reduction, Housing First, and Motivational Interviewing preferred
- Strong clinical skills.
- Strong knowledge of Child Abuse laws/Crisis Intervention techniques.
- Requires possession of reliable automobile and a valid California Driver’s License as well as a driving record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier.
- Must maintain and provide proof of automotive liability insurance coverage.
- Bilingual and bicultural skills in English/Spanish.
- St. Anne’s values the dignity and worth of every person we serve. Employees are expected to support children’s emotional and social development by encouraging understanding of others and promoting positive self-concepts. All employees must have the ability to treat those served by our agency in a caring and respectful manner, mindful of individual differences and cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity. As providers of social services, St. Anne’s employees work with clients dealing with complex emotional and mental health issues, many of whom are facing significant personal crises on a daily basis. Employees must remain aware of any personal emotions, transference, and/or countertransference that may hinder the ability to remain professional. As such, employees are expected to maintain composure during all interactions and crisis situations, implement a self-care plan, and utilize crisis communication to deescalate client crisis and prevent any serious bodily injury or harm.
HOW TO APPLY
Internal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources.
St. Anne’s Family Services – Human Resources
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fax: (213) 385-1533
Via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You may send your resume as a part of the body of your e-mail or attach it as a Microsoft Word document or PDF file.
Once a resume or application is submitted to St. Anne’s it is screened and processed. PLEASE DO NOT CALL to inquire about the status of your resume. If you are deemed a good fit for any of our current openings, we will contact you for an interview.
Please note, St. Anne’s conducts a physical, including tuberculosis and drug screen; fingerprinting and background check which includes Child Abuse Index, FBI and Department of Justice, as well as reference checks.
Thank you for your interest in St. Anne’s!