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Job: Spanish speaking Therapist (ASW or AMFT)

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Title Spanish speaking Therapist (ASW or AMFT)
Categories Northern California
Position Type PERMANENT
Salary $59k – $75k
End Date Hultberg
Location Oakland
Job Information

Bilingual AMFT or ASW needed to provide therapy and clinical case management services to severely mentally ill adults at a clinic, minimal community based work.  Car is not required.  Hours are M – F 9Am – 6PM, clinical supervision is offered.  This is a medi-cal position.  $59k – $63k for AMFT/ ASW and $72k – $75k for LCSW/ MFT

Major Areas of Responsibility include but are not limited to:
  • Provide a full range of culturally sensitive behavioral health assessment, treatment and case management services to children and/or adults with mental health conditions.
  • Screen and perform comprehensive mental health assessments, crisis intervention/ stabilization, short term individual, family and group therapy, psycho-education, individualized treatment planning, goal setting, collateral services, progress monitoring, and care coordination.
  • Formulates provisional DSM and ICD-10 diagnoses which is reviewed and established under the license of the clinical supervisor
  • Co-manages client care under the direction of a licensed supervisor
  • Uses modalities of brief/long term counseling/treatment, including CBT, solution-focused counseling and Motivational Interviewing
  • Meet minimum billing goals on a monthly basis
  • Service effectiveness is measured through the use of standardized outcome measurements.
  • Participate in staff meetings, trainings, case conferences, and peer review process
  • Regularly reviews clinical interventions and case documentation with supervisor
  • Insures and monitors that all operations, procedures, interventions and documentation comply with agency, state, and county guidelines and quality assurance standards
  • Well versed in mandated reporting laws, child development, family systems, stages of change, and co-occurring mental health and substance use/abuse conditions
  • Knowledge of DSM-V and mandated reporting laws
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of individual, couples and family therapy
  • Knowledge of case management; clinical social work; physical and mental illness and their impact on personality; social aspects of mental and emotional disturbances with adolescent and adult populations
  • Ability to speak Spanish and English fluently
  • Two + years of experience in a mental health/medical/social service setting providing assessment counseling/therapy and crisis intervention services
  • Experience with Specialty Mental Health Medi-Cal documentation is strongly preferred but not required
  • Cultural competence working in diverse/low income and immigrant communities
  • Behavioral Health Clinician I (Registered Mental Health Therapist) must have Masters in Social Work (MSW), Psychology or Marriage and Family Counseling from an accredited program or university and be registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences or the Board of Psychology as an ASW or MFTI.
  • Behavioral Health Clinician II (Licensed Mental Health Therapist) must have an LCSW, MFT or PsyD/PhD California license
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