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Mental Health Therapist - TIDES

at YMCA of San Diego County

Posted: 9/18/2020
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 14037
Keywords: mental health

Job Description

Job Status:
Accepting Applications

The Mental Health Therapist will provide psychotherapy services eligible youth and their families. This position will assist and support with administrative duties.

What a Mental Health Therapist Does...

  • Provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy/counseling
  • Provide clinical assessment, evaluation, service plan development, case management, crisis intervention, collateral services, and other duties as necessary
  • Maintain case records and other confidential material to facilitate data collection material
  • Collaborate with school staff and other community based services to ensure high quality of care

What We Look for in a Mental Health Therapist......

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field required
  • California license eligible clinician with two years post-master’s degree experience preferred
  • Registered with California Board of Behavioral Science required
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working with children and families in a mental health setting required
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working with County paperwork in the mental health field
  • Must be able to multitask and have good organizational skills
  • Must be able to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse community
  • Visual and auditory ability to observe critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation
  • Ability to adequately observe participants activities, enforce safety regulations and apply appropriate policies and procedures
  • Must possess the ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel throughout San Diego County
  • This position requires sitting and inputting on a computer for extended periods of time
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification required and must be from one of the following certifying organizations: American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or American Safety and Health Institute

Application Instructions

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