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Overview

SALARY AND BENEFITS
BH Case Worker I $21.99 – $29.04 hourly, plus benefits
BH Case Worker II $24.11 – $31.89 hourly, plus benefits
FILING DEADLINE
Open until filled.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Behavioral Health Case Worker provides clinical support to the clinical mental health staff, provides alcohol
and drug treatment services, and provides crisis intervention to the public. The major duties of the job include:
• Monitor service delivery to ensure an individual client’s access to mental health services, drug and alcohol
services, and all other necessary rehabilitative services.
• Monitor an individual’s progress
• Provide crisis intervention services and W&I Code 5150 assessments.
• Assist in developing an overall plan for the client.
• Identify and pursue service resources intra and interagency consultation, communication, coordination
and referral including those services necessary to treat co-occurring disorders as well as alcohol and
substance abuse.
• May serve on an on-call basis for response to emergency crisis counseling calls.
• Prepare daily records and summarize progress of treatment for clients under direction of Rehabilitation
Specialist and the AOD Counseling Supervisor.
• Assist in the public relations of the program, including educational and consultational presentations.
• Make home or agency visits.
• Learn to recognize mental health and alcohol and drug needs for the community and available community
resources.
• May work with mental health, alcohol and drug staff and other H&SS staff to conduct mental health
education programs for the community.
• May provide training to volunteers in various programs.
• Assist in the supervision, evaluation, monitoring, and motivation of volunteer aides in programs.
• Perform Alcohol and Drug Case Management.
• Manages co-occurring disorder services.
• Serves as a member of a Multidisciplinary Team for Alcohol and Drug, Mental Health and Family and
Children Protective Services.
• Perform related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: BHCW I: An Associate’s degree in psychology or a related field.
BHCW II: A Bachelor’s degree.
Experience: BHCW I: Two year’s experience providing rehabilitation and counseling services to individuals
with emotional and mental problems preferred. Certified AOD Counselor or registered as an intern
with one of the Dual diagnosis training, experience and knowledge preferred. If recovering, two
years of stable, continuous sobriety.
BHCW II: Three to four years’ experience providing rehabilitation and counseling services to
individuals with emotional and mental problems. Dual diagnosis training, experience and
knowledge preferred. If recovering, two years of stable, continuous sobriety.
License: Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California driver’s license.
SELECTION PROCESS
Application materials will be reviewed, and the best-qualified applicants will be invited to Susanville to
participate in interviews.
HOW TO APPLY
It is your responsibility to provide specific, accurate and complete information describing how you meet the
minimum qualifications. An application may be obtained from the Personnel Office listed below or by visiting
our website at http://lassencounty.org. Qualified applicants are invited to submit an official Lassen County
application to:
Lassen County Personnel Department PH: (530) 251-8320
221 South Roop Street Ste. 3
Susanville, California 96130

EOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Hourly Wage: 21.99
Maximum Hourly Wage: 31.89