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Head of Service/Lead Therapist, San Andreas, CA

Organization: Rite of Passage, Inc.
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: San Andreas, CA
Date Job Posted: March 1, 2023
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Head of Service/Lead Therapist

Job Category: Professional Student Services
Requisition Number: CLINI008648

Posted: February 1, 2023
Salary: $85,000 USD per year
Location: San Andreas, CA 95249, USA

Job Details


We’re hiring a Head of Service at Yosemite Treatment Center in San Andreas, CA, an affiliate of Rite of Passage. The Clinical Director is primarily responsible for assessing student mental health needs, supervising the activities and staff that provide individual, group, and family therapy, and monitoring students with mental illness and/or receiving psychotropic medications.

What you’ll do:

  • Design and review special management programs and presents these programs to the multidisciplinary team, treatment committee, and/or group living staff.
  • Review and approve individual treatment plans and progress reports for all youth. Special attention is given to youth with mental health issues and receiving psychotropic medication.
  • Work closely with Case Management and the Clinical Team regarding the mental health needs of students, assisting in the behavior management of students with mental illness or mental issues.
  • Develop treatment program schedules and calendars with the approval of the Program Director. Coordinates scheduling of on-site therapeutic services (groups).
  • Coordinate contracted services (psychological, psychiatric, specialized treatment, and community programs).
  • Assure the continuity of care for students by making appropriate mental health referrals and providing necessary information and documentation for transition to receiving units, facilities, or agencies.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and correct the daily performance of all program staff. Provides ongoing clinical supervision to the therapeutic personnel regarding treatment and gender-specific issues.
  • Provide individual, group, and family services along with the documentation of these services.
  • Oversee and evaluate individual, group, family, and case management services provided by the therapeutic personnel.
  • Review and analyze current program elements, provides suggestions and direction to the Site Management Committee and/or Program Director to ensure the highest standards are maintained to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct and to ensure the program remains in compliance with agency licensing and Rite of Passage policies and procedures.

To be considered, you should:

  • Have a Master's Degree in Social Work or Human Services. Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D. or Ph.D.) preferred.
  • Current State licensure - LCSW, LMFT, or LPC along with CACIII preferred.
  • Have five years of clinical and administrative experience in a hospital or residential setting preferred
  • Have the demonstrated ability to manage multiple people and projects.

The Perks:

  • $7500.00 Sign On Bonus (Paid at three, six, and nine months)
  • Eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after 90 days of employment.
  • Choice of supplemental benefits, including Short Term Disability and Life Insurance.
  • Eligible for 100% 403b match of up to 6% of your salary after 1 year of employment.
  • Paid Time Off that can be used as soon as it accrues.
  • Free Meals on shift.
  • Employee incentives include On-The-Spot Bonuses, Rams Bucks, and Longevity Awards.
  • Growth opportunities nationwide – we have 40 programs in 16 states!
  • Tuition Assistance.

Apply today and help us make a difference!

Our employees are dedicated and passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change in the lives of youth. Joining our team is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to create a meaningful career with a company driven by its powerful mission to make a difference.

Rite of Passage is a leading national provider of programs and opportunities for troubled and at-risk youth from social services, welfare agencies, and juvenile courts. With an emphasis on evidence-based practices and positive skill development, combined with our supportive and therapeutic approach, our organization is respected by industry experts as a highly effective solution for our youth. Since 1984, over 25,000 youths have entered and completed our programs. ROP has built its reputation on running life-changing educational treatment programs that positively contribute to the community.





  • Masters or better.
  • PHD or better.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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