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Behavioral Health Clinician II/III/IV, Yreka, CA


Organization: Siskiyou County Behavioral Health
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Yreka, CA
Date Job Posted: November 15, 2022
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Under immediate (I, II), general supervision (III), or general direction (IV), provides clinical or administrative psychiatric behavioral health services in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary environment through the use of therapy (individual, family or group), case management, interagency collaboration and community organization.

Behavioral Health Clinician II:
The journey-level classification, providing behavioral health services as part of a multi-disciplinary team under general supervision with clinical supervision by a California Board of Behavioral Sciences Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Behavioral Health Clinician III:
The advanced journey-level classification, providing behavioral health services as part of a multi-disciplinary team under general supervision. Incumbents in this classification demonstrate greater skill and depth of job knowledge in the assessment of consumer and family needs, and in the formulation and implementation of treatment and wellness and recovery plans.

Behavioral Health Clinician IV (licensed):
Is the expert level of the series, able to independently perform the most complex clinical and case management assignments and provide clinical supervision according to licensure and training. Demonstrates leadership within the multi-disciplinary team.

Examples of Duties

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assesses, evaluates and provides mental health and/or substance abuse services including individual, group and family therapy/counseling, rehabilitation, crisis intervention and case management services for persons with serious mental illness or youth with serious emotional disturbance utilizing culturally-sensitive client/family-centered, strength-based, wellness and recovery models of service delivery
  • Performs clinical documentation and maintains productivity according to department standards
  • In collaboration with other members of the multi-disciplinary team, including consumers and family members, participates in the development of treatment plans, coordinates treatment, case management and discharge planning
  • Collaborates on behalf of the consumer/family with other support services provided by health care, social services agencies and community organizations; Participates in training on various topics such as cultural competency, clinical practice, compliance, treatment planning, case management, co-occurring disorders and substance abuse
  • Provides administrative support services including outreach and information about how to access and apply for state and federal programs (such as Medi-Cal), performs pre-screening and assists in paperwork completion to determine eligibility
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Education, Experience, Certifications

  • Candidates are required to have at time of hire and maintain a current California Board of Behavioral Sciences registration number as a condition of continued employment.
  • Incumbents must obtain a LMFT MFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy) license, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) license or LPCC (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor) license with the California BBS within six (6) years of initial registration as a Marriage Family Therapist Intern, Associate Clinical Social Worker or Professional Clinical Counselor Intern as a condition of continued employment. Once licensed, Behavioral Health Clinicians who are California Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors must complete a minimum of six (6) hours of continuing education, specific to marriage and family therapy, in each license renewal cycle as a condition of continued employment.
  • If pursuing a California LPCC, individuals must successfully complete at least 500 hours of documented supervised experience working directly with couples, families or children within six (6) years of initial registration as a Professional Clinical Counselor Intern as a condition of continued employment.
  • Certain positions may require work experience with specific age groups such as children, adults, or older adults and/or related service types. Some positions require some evening hours and weekend coverage.

For additional position descriptions and to apply, go to www.governmentjobs.com/careers/siskiyouca


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