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Overview

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Mental Health Therapist I: $35.00 per hour
Mental Health Therapist II: $40.00 per hour
FILING DEADLINE
5:00 p.m., April 23, 2021
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Mental Health Therapist I/II provides clinical treatment to mental health patients and crisis intervention and counseling to
the public. The major duties of the job include:
• Function independently at a high level of responsibility in areas such as emergency psychiatric
services.
• Provide 24-hour on-call crisis evaluation on rotation; arrange for acute hospitalization in an
appropriate facility.
• Collect, organize and present clinical observations to staff. Assist with design and implementation of
departmental programs.
• May have responsibility for specified portions of counseling therapy and case management.
• May provide training for Mental Health Case Workers.
• Evaluate treatment progress and effect modifications as appropriate.
• Participate in a variety of treatment activities including individual and group psychotherapy; develop
aftercare and follow-up programs for clients.
• Obtain or fabricate materials for use in therapy activities.
• Organize and direct special mental health projects with the advice of medical and professional staff.
• Prepare daily records and summarized progress of treatment for clients.
• Other duties may be assigned.

EOE

Additional Application:

Education: Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work, psychology or a related field. Experience: MHT I: Two years of experience providing counseling services to individuals with emotional and mental problems. Dual diagnosis training, experience and knowledge preferred. MHT II: Three years of experience providing counseling services to individuals with emotional and mental problems. Dual diagnosis training, experience and knowledge preferred. License: MHT I: Must be licensed-eligible practitioner registered with the California State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. MHT II: Possession of licensure as an LCSW or MFC issued by the California State Board of Behavioral Science Examiners, or licensure as a Clinical Psychologist issued by the California State Board of Medical Examiners. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Master's
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $35.00
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $40.00

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