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Licensed Therapist - Inglewood

Organization: U.S.VETS - Inglewood

Posted On: August 2019

Pay / Hours: 55000 - 75000 / year

Location: Inglewood, CA

Job Description:

Looking for a rewarding position? How would you like to serve those who served?
If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a great organization & make a difference, this is the job for you!

Come & join our winning team!

Benefits include Paid Vacation, Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision and Company matching 401K

Licensed Therapist

This Licensed Therapist position reports directly to the Director of Behavioral Health (or Program Manager only where applicable) and is responsible for providing a range of psycho-social services including community outreach, counseling (individual and group), and referral services as part of a multidisciplinary team for Veterans and service members who are experiencing homelessness.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical therapeutic services (i.e., engages, interviews, assesses, counsels, and educates) to veterans
  • Provides individual and group therapy to clients using evidence-based therapies, practices and protocols.
  • Establishes and maintains a professional therapeutic relationship with all clients and potential clients.
  • Develops initial and ongoing client treatment plans.
  • Provides direct clinical intervention services and crisis intervention services to clients in need.
  • Maintains confidential and complete client records to include electronic records management.
  • Transitions clients from the therapeutic relationship using clinically-based protocols.
  • Coordinates and collaborates client services with the VA and other community clinicians as appropriate.
  • Oversees curricula for all Clinical Treatment modality groups (substance abuse and mental health).
  • Follows proper clinical protocols on client referrals for needed services.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Behavioral Health is responsible for implementing and maintaining a therapeutic living environment at the site.
  • Ensures adherence to clinically-based protocols.
  • Maintains office hours that are conducive to client needs, and an office environment that is conducive to therapeutic effectiveness.
  • Ensures programmatic compliance with all State licensure requirements.
  • Ensures that all services are provided per grant requirements.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Ideal candidate must have a thorough understanding of:

  • Mental health counseling principles, practices, and applications to include military cultural competency (e.g., PTSD, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse)
  • Psycho-social assessment modalities, principles, and practices
  • Networking, partnership building, outreach, and public speaking
  • Crisis intervention and disruptive behavior management (e.g., responding to threats of self-harm or hostility toward others)
  • Educational and vocational counseling principles, practices, and applications (e.g., employability and employment stability)
  • File documentation practices and electronic records management
  • Community resources
  • Federal regulations and policies (e.g., HIPAA, Privacy Acts, and professional ethics)
  • Maintains professional standards and demeanor, including the confidentiality of client data and other sensitive information.

Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, or a related human services field
  • Professional licensure in California for at least 2 years as (PsyD, LCSW, LMFT or LPCC)
  • Experience in Medi-Cal documentation, charting, and billing procedures (preferred)
  • Broad knowledge of and recommended direct clinical experience using evidenced-based therapies, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Seeking Safety, and Trauma Informed Care.
  • Flexibility in scheduling
  • Valid driver’s license required. Must meet company insurance requirements and complete a provided driver training course.
  • Knowledge/experience working with veterans (preferred)
  • Knowledge/experience working with homeless populations (preferred)

Certifications / Requirements:

  • Master's degree
  • Professional license within CA for at least 2 years

Application / Contact Information:

Company Contact: Ryan Murray
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.usvetsinc.org/inglewood/
Phone: 3107446531
Company Address: 733 S Hindry Ave