Mental Health Systems

Leading the field of non-profit behavioral health services, our expertise and scope are unparalleled. Our dedicated counselors, case managers, therapists, doctors, peer and family support partners and volunteers contribute their years of expertise to all programs and services. Above all, they genuinely care about people and strive to bring hope and integrity to people’s lives providing culturally appropriate and strengths-based service plans for individuals and families.

Mental Health Systems
Jan 31, 2020
Full time
Job Details Description     MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people’s lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community-based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities. JOB SUMMARY The Case Manager acts as a liaison between treatment providers and clients, coordinating and implementing rehabilitation outreach and referral services, as well as securing appropriate treatment placement. As a critical member of the treatment team, the Case Manager develops, evaluates, and implements treatment goals and plans, with the goal of client stabilization. Develops and utilizes extensive knowledge of community resources to support client treatment. RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  • Maintain a client caseload; provide service coordination / case management for an assigned group of clients. • Prepare and monitor client case management goals. Reviews client's goals to ensure compliance with agency, federal, state and local government standards. • Research and understand all community resources and programs available to support client treatment and stabilization.  • Provide information about the program to community agencies engaged with mental health, substance abuse and housing services. • Provide crisis intervention support. • Initiate contact with clients on a once-monthly basis, or more often as required. • Collect necessary client demographics and enter into program database. • Refer clients to community health, HIV and TB clinics as necessary. • Transport clients when necessary (using own vehicle or MHS vehicle when available). • Prepare critical care issues for discussion during weekly staff meetings and monthly supervision. • Provide input on an ongoing basis to develop and improve program servicing and delivery. • Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science • Minimum of three years of experience providing case management services to individuals with mental illness. • Demonstrated knowledge of Housing First and housing models. • Peer support, education and process group facilitation. • Knowledgeable of cultural and socio-economic factors that inform service provision to persons with mental health and/or co-occurring disorders, and community resources that will be utilized by these clients. • Ability to build trusting and motivating relationships with clients of diverse cultural backgrounds, while maintaining the distinction between therapeutic and social relationships. • Create written and EHR documentation that is legible, concise, accurate, and timely. • Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing. • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. • Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations • Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team • Knowledge of mental health treatment methodologies and diagnostic techniques. • Valid California driver’s license and current auto insurance per contract requirements.           VSC Kevin Rogers
Mental Health Systems San Marcos, CA, USA
Jan 31, 2020
Full time
Job Details Description   MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people’s lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community-based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities. JOB SUMMARY The Substance Use Counselors interact with clients on a day-to-day basis providing individual and group counseling. The Substance Use Counselors provide clients with orientation, assessment, substance use recovery skills and information, and care coordination with caregivers, referral sources, and community resources. RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. · Provide orientation to the treatment program and assess problems, needs, strengths, and goals, · Develop and implement individualized treatment plans to include family education/support, · Provide counseling and recovery services, psychoeducation, and relapse prevention, · Develop community resources for continued coordination of care · Develops a comprehensive treatment plan for each assigned client and evaluates the progress of the individual clients according to the treatment plan. Documents, reviews and charts client progress and completes all required documentation on time and to the standard defined in the Statement of Work. Coordinates care with referral sources. · Maintains a caseload as prescribed by the Program Manager. · Provides a variety of evidence-based practice interventions including individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, collateral services, and other relevant recovery services to clients. Integrates the clinical concept with sound theoretical and practical applications of rehabilitative and individual group and milieu counseling principles. · Attends treatment meetings and provides input to treatment plan. · Participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings. · Provides input towards policy and procedure design, revision, and deletion. Provides input to develop and improve program servicing and delivery · Schedules daily activity and recreational activities and short-term special groups. Acts as facilitator or co-leader in assigned groups. · Completes all assigned duties within the time frame and according to the standards as established by the Program Manager. Aids in general management of center including running errands as assigned. · Complies with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPPA standards. · Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by attending trainings and staff development programs; and seeking out supervision when needed. QUALIFICATIONS · B.A./B.S. degree in human service field. · Certification through a recognized alcohol and drug certification entity. · Actively working toward a recognized alcohol and drug certification. · Evidence Based Practices: Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Medication Assisted Treatment, Relapse Prevention. Knowledge of the Twelve Core Functions of Alcohol and Other Drug Counselors. · Skills necessary to provide effective counseling, therapy and clinical services, and the ability to successfully work as a member of a treatment team. · Set priorities and reacts appropriately to emergency situations. · Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.       VSC Kevin Rogers
Mental Health Systems San Diego, CA, USA
Jan 30, 2020
Full time
Description   MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people’s lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community-based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities. JOB SUMMARY This position exists to provide drug and alcohol counseling to clients in a non-residential mental health or substance abuse program. Counselors interact with clients on a day-to-day basis providing individual and group counseling, as well as engaging in rehabilitation activities from time-to-time. Counselors provide substance abuse recovery skills and information and leadership necessary to provide clients with the ability to recover from substance abuse addiction. RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. · Aids in general management of center including running errands as assigned. · Completes all assigned duties within the time frame and according to the standards as established by the Program Manager. · Complies with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPPA standards. · Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by attending in-service trainings and staff development programs and seeking out supervision when needed. · Participates in assaultive management training according to the program policy. · Demonstrates adequate care and responsibility for equipment. Reports and/or repairs missing or damaged equipment and supplies. · Ensures facilities upkeep and safety by maintaining neat and clean work areas, by securing work area at close of business day, and by reporting vandalism, theft, or suspicion of drug abuse by coworkers to supervisor as soon as possible. · Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. · Participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings. · Provides input towards policy and procedure design, revision, and deletion. · Participates in the Injury and Illness Prevention Program and follows guidelines that promote workplace safety. · Maintain the distinction between therapeutic and social relationships. · Skills necessary to provide effective counseling, therapy and clinical services, and the ability to successfully work as a member of a treatment team. QUALIFICATIONS B.A./B.S. degree in human service field. one-year experience working with alcohol and drug related issues/addictions; and either actively working toward a recognized alcohol and drug certification or certification through a recognized alcohol and drug certification entity. two years’ experience working with alcohol and drug related issues/addictions. Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.         VSC Kevin Rogers  
Mental Health Systems Oceanside, CA, USA
Jan 27, 2020
Full time
Job Details Description   MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people's lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities. JOB SUMMARY This position provides clerical support for the program and Program Manager. The position consists of administrative support duties and responsibilities such as typing, filing, data entry, answering phones, preparing reports, ordering supplies, and sorting mail. This position is an internal and external customer focused role and will utilize customer service skills. RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Job. • Prepare correspondences and develop reports from written or oral communication. • Aid in general operation of center including running errands, maintaining offices supplies inventory, ordering items, and assuming responsibility for maintenance of office equipment. • Perform word processing, spreadsheet operations, and data entry. • Provides general administrative and clerical support including mailing, scanning, faxing and copying. • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system and quality assurance program for chart documentation and documents reviews. • Greet and assist visitors and callers to appropriate resources. • Schedule and coordinate meetings. • Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards QUALIFICATIONS • High school diploma or GED equivalent required • Valid California driver's license and current auto insurance per contract requirements • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, regularly work with and understand Excel • Ability to work independently, problem solve and effectively collaborate with a team, and react appropriately to emergency situations • Ability to produce legible, clear, and concise written documentation • Ability and desire to work in a team environment • Excellent organizational and time management skills • Knowledge of filing/record keeping and commonly accepted office practices • Must be able to maintain confidential information           VSC Kevin Rogers 
Mental Health Systems Oceanside, CA, USA
Jan 27, 2020
Full time
Description   MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people's lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community­ based mental health. drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities JOB  SUMMARY The Substance Abuse Counselor provides drug and alcohol counseling to adult clients who are receiving sub-acute withdrawal management services. Substance abuse treatment under a residential substance abuse and or withdrawal management duties include interacting with clients on a day-to-day basis providing individual and group counseling, as well as observation on thirty­ minute intervals. The Substance Abuse Counselor provides clients with orientation, training, substance abuse recovery skills and information, and leadership necessary to provide clients with the ability to recover from substance abuse addiction. The Substance Abuse Counselor may be assigned additional counseling duties. RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitie s   to  perform the  essential  functions  of the  job . Operate and oversee the day to day functions of the withdrawal management services within program rules and regulations. Observe and document clients' statuses including vitals. Maintain a caseload as prescribed by the Program Manager Provide a variety of interventions including individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, collateral services, and other relevant sobriety-related services to clients. Document, review, and chart client progress; Complete all required paperwork, on time. Attend treatment meetings and provides input to treatment plan. Prepare Treatment and discharge plans and discharge Designate new target goals for clients consistent with overall treatment goals while in withdrawal management Initiate appropriate and timely intervention.s Integrate the clinical concept with sound theoretical and practical applications of rehabilitative and individual group and milieu counseling principles. Provide input to develop and improve program servicing and delivery. Set daily goals. Ensure clients are informed of inappropriate behavior. Assist other staff in dealing with problematic client behavior. Schedule daily activity and recreational activities and short-term special groups. Act as co-leader in assigned groups. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPPA standards.   QUALIFICATIONS A./B.S. degree in human service field and one year of experience working with alcohol and drug related issues/addiction. Certification through a recognized alcohol and drug certification entity plus two years of experience working with alcohol and drug related issues/addictions, preferred, OR, Actively working toward a recognized alcohol and drug certification and two years of experience working with alcohol and drug related issues/addictions OR, Working knowledge of California's DUI program as a provider, required. Ability to produce legible, clear, and concise written documentation Knowledge of Microsoft Office and EHR software Ability to set priorities, problem solve, and react appropriately to emergency         VSC Kevin Rogers
Mental Health Systems San Bernardino, CA, USA
Jan 27, 2020
Full time
Description   Job Description MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people’s lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community-based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities. JOB SUMMARY The TBS Program provides Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) for children, adolescents and young adults who are experiencing emotional or behavioral problems due to diagnosed serious emotional disturbance or who may be dually diagnosed with at substance abuse disorder and emotional disturbance. The Program Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the program including ensuring quality of services, staff management, leadership and supervision, financial matters, administrative activities, record keeping, safety, and compliance with the county contract requirements and the Mental Health Systems, Inc. Personnel Policies and Program Manager responsibilities. The Program Manager is also a member of the Clinical Service Unit and Chairs the interagency Resource Team, and the Implementation Committee Meetings. Range of authority is consistent with that of MHS Program Managers. RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. · Overall responsibility for program operation staffing and success. · Oversight of Clinical and Administrative Operation of the Program. This includes budget management, training staff in proper documentation procedures; creation, implementation of and participating in the TBS Quality Assurance Program: and responsibility for documentation quality during Medi-Cal audits. · Screening and hiring of new clinical and administrative staff. · initial training of new clinical staff. · Assistance in the management of high-risk cases. · Provision of 24-hour crisis intervention as part of a back-up team. · Participation in staff development activities and training. · Provision of on-call back up and support to regional case management teams as necessary. · Attendance at all required meetings. · Interface with SDCMHS, Probation and Department of Social Services Administration. · Interface with community-based organizations. · Supervision of all staff within TBS Program. · Aids in general management of center including running errands as assigned. · Completes all assigned duties within the lime frame and according to the standards as established by the Program. · Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by attending in-service trainings and staff development programs and seeking out supervision when needed. · Participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings. · Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. QUALIFICATIONS · Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field. · Minimum of three years’ experience providing clinical treatment services to children and youth with severe behavioral and emotional disorders and their caregivers. · Clinical License in the State of California (minimum 3 years with supervision experience) · Experience in recognition and treatment of substance abuse and other addictions. · Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.         VSC Kevin Rogers  
Mental Health Systems Escondido, CA, USA
Jan 27, 2020
Full time
Description   MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people's lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community­ based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities JOB SUMMARY Case Managers are responsible for intake and client need assessment arrangement and coordination of comprehensive services, referral to AOD treatment and recovery services, monitoring and evaluation of client progress and changing client needs and client advocacy. The primary task of the Case Manager is assisting clients with the development of social and community support systems that provide treatment and recovery opportunities promote stability and enable the client the opportunity to find and continue employment. Case Managers offer their community outreach abilities and extensive knowledge of community resources and support as a primary means of assisting each client with achieving long-term recovery and employment. RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Works closely with program direct service staff to coordinate appropriate aftercare options for clients relative to functioning level and individual needs and Updates team on a regular basis about community resources that are available to the client s. Conducts bio-psychosocial screenings and ASAM Assessments and assists with treatment Provides information about the program to community agencies connected to the Substance Use Disorder system of care to educate them about the Assists clients in obtaining necessary documents for outside Documents client contact using program electronic medical Displays regular and reliable attendance. Reports to and departs from work on time, as scheduled, and accurately reflects all time on Successfully functions as a team member. Provides clinical interventions as it relates to treatment needs. Assists clients with obtaining and maintaining their government benefits, such as CalWORKs and CalFresh . Monthly time sensitive reporting and tracking clients in Service Point Maintains a daily log of client Collects necessary client demographic data and enters it on the MHS Electronic Health Record. Aids in general management of center including running errands as Completes all assigned duties within the time frame and in accordance with the standards as established by the Program Manager . Complies with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by attending in-service trainings and staff development programs and seeking out supervision when needed. Demonstrates adequate care and responsibility for Reports and/or repairs missing or damaged equipment and supplies. Ensures facilities upkeep and safety by maintaining neat and clean work areas, by securing work area at close of business day, and by reporting vandalism, theft , or suspicion of drug abuse by coworkers to supervisor as soon as Familiar with and understands Mental Health Systems, Personnel Policy manual and follows all established personnel policies. Follows administrative chain of MHS requires all employees to attain a minimum degree of training and knowledge in cultural competency, co-occurring and gender responsiveness and to routinely demonstrate these traits in everyday work relationships. Participate s in regularly scheduled staff Participates in the Injury and Illness Prevention Program and follows guidelines that promote workplace safety. Provides input towards policy and procedure design, revision, and deletion. Reads memos, directives, meeting minutes, and revised policies and procedures as Other relevant duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Possess or be in the process of obtaining certification for substance abuse treatment as CAADAC, CASS or similar professional. Two years of providing substance abuse treatment and care to adults. Engage culturally diverse population, cultural competency relevant to community/communities served. Interact positively with persons of diverse socio-economic backgrounds and Create written documentation that is legible, clear, and concise. Maintain the distinction between therapeutic and social Maintain positive morale and unit cohesion as evidenced by maintaining a cooperative and flexible attitude toward coworkers, showing adaptability to change, exhibiting effective communication and interpersonal skills, and taking initiative to solve problems. Set priorities and reacts appropriately to emergency situations Valid California driver's license and current auto insurance per contract requirements Bilingual, Spanish speaking if the position serves Spanish speaking    
Mental Health Systems
Jan 27, 2020
Full time
Description   MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people's lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities. JOB SUMMARY The facilitator is responsible for developing, coordinating, and presenting training to participants. They are also responsible to ensure that only Evidence Based curriculum is utilized in all group settings. This position does not provide substance abuse treatment services to program participants unless certified as an AOD Counselor with certification recognized by DHCS. RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. • Delivers treatment services to the participants • Conducts group and individual sessions • Evaluates the progress of the participants assigned to their groups • Researches and develops curriculum and training materials related to program needs • Coordinates training and training-related activities with other program staff • Becomes actively involved with community in areas related to substance abuse • Aids in general management of center including running errands, as assigned • Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standard.s QUALIFICATIONS • High school diploma or equivalent is required • At least 1 year of experience providing cognitive behavioral therapy services to inmate population • Registered/Certified through a recognized certification board in California, preferred • CPR / First Aid certified • If recovering at least 2 years of clean and sober, active, and continuous recovery. • Knowledge of alcohol and other drug addiction, drug abuse patterns, treatment methodologies and the criminal justice system • Demonstrated Ability and effective public speaking and presentation skills • Demonstrated ability coordinating and completing difficult project tasks • Familiarity with County parole system, preferred • Bilingual in English And Spanish if position will serve Spanish speaking population • Valid California driver's license and insurance as required by program • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including graphic design • Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations • Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team • Must be adept at problem-solving including being able to identify issues and solve problems in a timely manner • Must be able to communicate clearly, both in writing and orally, with employee,management and co-workers; High proficiency in technical writing. • Highly organized, thorough and able to self-monitor work for quality • Must be dependable able to follow instructions, timely respond to management, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment           VSC Kevin Rogers
Mental Health Systems Escondido, CA, USA
Jan 27, 2020
Temp to Perm
Description   MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people’s lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community-based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities. JOB SUMMARY The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) dispenses medications, takes and records patients' vital signs, reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge. LVN assesses ongoing symptomatology and provides crisis intervention as needed. LVN assists Registered Nurses in implementing the Patient Assistance Program. RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. · Assumes an active role in the treatment team, providing appropriate input as needed. · Monitors clients in the Patient Assistance program on an Excel spreadsheet and makes sure the paperwork is complete and information is up to date. · Completes all charting and documentation in the electronic health records as contractually required and in timely manner as dictated by program requirements. · Skills necessary to provide effective counseling, therapy and clinical services, and the ability to successfully work as a member of a treatment team. · Coordinates medication orders and refills with pharmacies. · Responds promptly to client calls regarding medication issues. · Provides client education on medications and their side effects. · Dispenses and administers prescribed medications by various routes. · Collaborates with Psychiatrist and Registered Nurse to monitor client wellbeing and medication compliance along with medication efficacy and side effects. · Responds appropriately to medical emergencies. · Takes and records vital signs. · Initiates appropriate and timely interventions on an ongoing basis; provides crisis intervention as needed. · Displays regular and reliable attendance. Reports to and departs from work on time, as scheduled, and accurately reflects all time on timecard. · Successfully functions as a team member · Maintain the distinction between therapeutic and social relationships. · Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. QUALIFICATIONS Vocation Nursing diploma from an accredited program. Current California license as a vocational nurse. Experience working with psychiatric and dually diagnosed populations preferred. Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team. Bilingual, Spanish speaking preferred. This position is a part time (temporary position) with full time hours ( 2-3 days per week)      VSC Kevin Rogers
Mental Health Systems Oceanside, CA, USA
Jan 24, 2020
Full time
Description   MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people's lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities JOB SUMMARY The Child Care Specialist provides child development services for children of women in residential day treatment and outpatient programs during treatment hours and other hours as scheduled, including some holidays and evenings. RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. • Ensure the safety and supervision of a group of children 2 • 5 years of age at all times. • Provide positive behavior guidance that supports the development,social-emotional, and physical needs of all children. • Record and monitor the daily activities of children in your care. • Create and deliver lesson plans, implement school curriculum, and assess developmental needs of students. • Maintain a healthy and safe environment. • Communicate positively with students, parents, and staff. Participates In training and supervision of mothers and volunteers in the CDC including providing supervision, guidance, and support to mothers of children in the program. • Ensures that care provided is culturally sensitive and appropriate to needs of children and mothers in treatment. • Facilitates smooth running of treatment program by being an appropriate role model. • Drives program van as needed. • Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPPA standards. QUALIFICATIONS • Minimum of 12 core semester units in early childhood education and child development, including infant/Toddler. • Minimum Of 6 months of experience working in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care center. • Qualifications for different age groups include infant toddler, and preschool may vary. • Previous experience as an Early Childhood Education Teacher, in a licensed preschool setting. • Experience with infants and toddlers with special needs, preferred. • Experience with ethnically and culturally diverse children and families, preferred. • Pediatric CPR and Pediatric First Aid certification required within 30 days of hire, unless specified otherwise on contract and must be from one of the following certifying organizations American Red Cross or American Heart Association. • Valid California driver's license and proof of auto insurances required by program contract. • Ability to communicate clearly, both in writing and orally with employees,management and co-workers • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and EHR software • Ability to set priorities, problem solve, and react appropriately to emergency situations • Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team • Must be adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and solve problems in a timely manner • Ability to work some holidays and evenings as needed         VSC Kevin Rogers   
Mental Health Systems Ontario, CA, USA
Jan 24, 2020
Part time
Description   Job Description MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people’s lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community-based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities. JOB SUMMARY The intake Coordinator has a full range of culturally and linguistically competent, appropriate, clinically related services including the provision of mental health services, including individual, group and family therapy, to MediCal families. Therapists interact with clients on a day-to-day basis providing individual, group and family counseling, as well as engaging in therapeutic activities. Therapists also provide symptom management information and leadership necessary to provide clients with the ability to function in the school, community and family environment. Services provided are a combination of home-based, school-based, and clinic-based. RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. · Actively participates as member of Assessment Team assessing needs of youth to determine eligibility of participation and level of services required for individual participants. · Assesses and recognizes behavior or changes in mood that indicates suicidal or homicidal intent or plan, and immediately reports any concerns to Program Manager. · Attends weekly Multidisciplinary Team, and individual and group clinical supervision. Attends treatment meetings and provides input to treatment plan. · Consults with attending psychiatrist regarding medication and treatment of clients. Designates new target goals for clients consistent with overall treatment goals. · Initiates appropriate and timely interventions that are culturally and linguistically sensitive and appropriate to the family’s needs, integrating clinical concepts with sound theoretical and practical applications of rehabilitative and individual group and milieu counseling principles. · Interacts therapeutically with clients, maintaining distinction between therapeutic and social relationships. · Maintains a clinical caseload as prescribed and supervised by the Program Manager. Provides a variety of interventions including individual and group therapy and case-management services to each client. · Maintains timely, accurate and legible documentation using assigned forms and formats for each client in their caseload. · Provides symptom management skills and information and the leadership necessary to provide clients with the ability to maintain the least restrictive care and the highest level of functioning. · Provides clinical supervision to staff when directed by the Program Manager and assists other staff, particularly non-licensed staff, in dealing with problematic client behavior. · Provides appropriate input to monthly and quarterly Treatment Team reviews and plans for client transfer when appropriate in support of program goals. Assures continuity of care by making appropriate recommendations. · Responsible for medical record documentation per contract and MediCal and MediCare requirements. · Assists clients in reaching their vocational goals. · Schedules daily activities and recreational activities and short-term special groups (e.g., arts and crafts, cooking). · Staff member will be responsible to complete intakes on a regular basis · Staff member will be responsible for driving clients to/from appointments related to treatment goals as well as assist with appointments at TAY by providing transportation for the client · Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. · Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by attending in-service trainings and staff development programs and seeking out supervision when needed. · Demonstrates adequate care and responsibility for equipment. Reports and/or repairs missing or damaged equipment and supplies. QUALIFICATIONS Master’s Degree in a mental health field including California License eligible or licensed as an MFT, LCSW, or Psychologist within one year of date of hire. Two years mental health experience working with emotionally disturbed adolescents, including clinical experience on a cross-disciplinary team. Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team. Bilingual English/Spanish         VSC Kevin Rogers
Mental Health Systems San Jose, CA, USA
Jan 24, 2020
Full time
Description   Job Summary The Housing Coordinator supervises housing specialists and all housing-related functions at the program. Locates appropriate housing opportunities for clients including short-term, emergency, transitional, and permanent options. Arranges and manages various kinds of property lease agreements. Assists clients with documentation preparation and appropriate housing placement. Responsibilities Locates housing opportunities in defined areas of the County that comprise the housing continuum including short-term, transitional and permanent options. Coordinates and oversees various kinds of oversight agreements, including master-leasing, scattered site leasing, sponsor-based leasing, and assists in the overall supervision of Assertive Community Treatment supported housing programs. Assists clients in obtaining necessary documents for housing placement, including completion of the VI-SPDAT and CES entry. Will serve programs’ clients, providing services in the field, and provides on-call and after-hours services as required by contract and as assigned. Operates as a fully integrated member of the Assertive Community Treatment team. Interacts with the ACT team during Daily Organizational Meetings, and works late shift and weekends as assigned. Works closely with program direct service staff to coordinate appropriate housing options for clients relative to functioning level and individual needs and preferences. Attends all required provider’s meetings in the community and represents MHS Assertive Community Treatment program in a positive and professional way. Conducts extensive liaison with professional members of the housing industry as well as homeless and housing providers. Maintains a minimum degree of training and knowledge in cultural competency, co-occurring and gender responsiveness and trauma-informed care. Interacts with vendors to ensure all housing payments are made in a timely manner. Develops monthly reports for funding streams, and updates team on a regular basis regarding housing alternatives and changes in availability. Develops and runs housing ‘invoice’ vouchers as outlined in program procedure for timely payment of clients’ housing, and tracks rent payments in collaboration with the Administrative Assistant. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. Knowledgeable of cultural and socio-economic factors that inform service provision to persons with psychiatric or dual diagnosis disorders, and how to fulfill the housing needs of individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders with an ability to generate a variety of housing options. Must be able to engage culturally diverse populations, and understand cultural competency relevant to community/communities served. Utilizes logical problem-solving techniques both independently and in collaboration with workers in dealing with client needs. Maintain the distinction between therapeutic and social relationships. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. Qualifications Fluency in English required; Fluency in Spanish or other threshold language required. Educational/Experience Requirements Five years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients; OR A.A. in social services field and three years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients; OR Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients. Other Requirements Experience working with the justice-involved population in a mental health/SUD setting or in a detention facility preferred. Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team       VSC Kevin Rogers
Mental Health Systems San Jose, CA, USA
Jan 24, 2020
Full time
Description   Job Summary The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for all program clinical supervision, clinical assessment guidelines, clinical assessment guideline review, in-service training and clinical consultation to staff. Responsibilities Provides clinical assessment guidelines, conducts clinical assessment skills reviews and serves as a consultation resource. Provides in-service training. Works with County Administrators, PM and other community agencies to identify applicable resources. Participates as clinical expert in weekly treatment team and staff meetings. Reviews staff charting for completeness and compliance with agency, federal, state and local government standards of care on referrals, intakes, assessments, interventions, progress notes, community treatment coordination and discharges. In conjunction with the Program Manager, participates in the recruitment and hiring recommendations of new staff. Participates in public relation activities as needed. Carries a reduced client caseload. Assures thorough and concise discussion of each client attending to treatment goals, measuring behavior and progress in overall treatment. Ensures accurate and complete documentation on each client. Participates in program quality assurance activities. Assures compliance with a quality standard of care. Develops and maintains a staff clinical training program. Intervenes for non-open cases in a crisis by providing referral to mental health and substance abuse services. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. Qualifications Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling required. Must have been licensed within the State of CA for at least 2 years as a LCSW, MFT or equivalent. Must be able to supervise ASW, MFTi and student interns. Two or more years of counseling experience as a licensed professional working in children’s mental health. Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.   Qualifications Licenses & Certifications   Preferred LIC CLNCL SOCIAL WRKR LIC MARRIAGE FAM THRPST         VSC Kevin Rogers 
Mental Health Systems San Jose, CA, USA
Jan 24, 2020
Full time
Description   Job Summary The Registered Nurse is responsible for monitoring the general psychiatric and physical health of all program clients. The Nurse dispenses and accounts for all medication as ordered by the Program Psychiatrist. Responsibilities Provides service coordination for an assigned group of clients, and assumes responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, and evaluating overall treatment goals in conjunction with the treatment team. Provides individual supportive counseling and symptom management and educates and support clients and family members. Conducts comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history and physical health needs as part of the treatment team. Provides on-call crisis intervention covering nighttime hours and serves as a back-up to evening and weekend staff as needed. Assists in administering Patient Assistance Program, ensuring efficiency and accuracy in all aspects, while completing all charting and documentation as contractually required and as dictated by program requirements. In collaboration with the treatment team, participates in the organization and management of medication coaching and delivery to clients, as well as integrating medication administration into treatment plans. Acts as liaison with Program Psychiatrist to obtain corrections to documentation and adjustments to procedures as needed and ensures that all medical policy and procedures are followed and meets regularly with Program Leadership to monitor this. Dispenses and accounts for all prescribed medication, assists Psychiatrist in administering and evaluating medications prescribed by Psychiatrist, evaluating medication effectiveness, side effects, and complications, and arranges for lab work according to protocol, and participates in and represents program at quarterly Medication Monitoring Committee meetings. Reports to Program Manager regarding overall operations of the program and serves in a mentoring role to staff and interns re pharmacology and patient care and participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings and Daily Organizational Staff Meetings. Maintains a minimum degree of training and knowledge in cultural competency, co-occurring, and gender responsiveness and trauma-informed care. Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by attending in-service trainings and staff development programs and seeking out supervision when needed. Skills necessary to provide effective counseling, therapy and clinical services, and the ability to successfully work as a member of a treatment team, while working cooperatively with intra-agency and interagency staff. Knowledge of the Full Service Partnership model as it relates to patient care, and medication algorithms if required by funding source. Utilizes logical problem-solving techniques both independently and in collaboration with workers in dealing with client needs. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. Qualifications Possession of a nursing degree from an accredited college or university, and current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. At least three years’ experience treating psychiatric and dually diagnosed populations. Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.           VSC Kevin Rogers
Mental Health Systems San Jose, CA, USA
Jan 24, 2020
Full time
Description   Job Summary The Clinical Case Manager provides case management and therapeutic services to clients who are difficult to engage and may deny the need for mental health and substance abuse services. Responsibilities Provides service coordination/case management for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring activities of the treatment team. Cooperates with Program Supervisor and Program Manager in rotating client visits/assignments with the treatment team. Develops, evaluates, and implements treatment goals and plans in conjunction with the treatment team. Provides individual supportive coaching in all areas of clients’ life, as well as education of symptom management in consultation with Psychiatrist and FACT nurses. Performs psychosocial, and risk assessments, and maintains a daily log of client contacts. Introduces clients to Common Ground software, assisting clients in completing the Common Ground Health Report before medical office visits, and provides brokerage, linkage, and advocacy to ensure resources and services are accessed in a timely manner, providing community-based services in client’s residence as needed. Provides support to all clients, including on-call crisis intervention covering nighttime and weekend hours. Conducts and oversees psychoeducational groups as directed by Program Supervisor and/or Program Manager. Performs shift management duties in coordination with other staff as directed by Program Supervisor and/or Program Manager. Functions as assistant to shift manager when assigned. Follows administrative chain of command. Complies with all charting and documentation requirements per contract, funding agency, and MHS policy. Prepares critical care issues for discussion during supervision and Daily Organizational Staff Meetings. Collects necessary client demographic data and enters it on the MHS Treatment Team Services Data Collection Form. Provides information about the program to community agencies connected to the mental health and substance abuse services system. Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by attending in-service trainings and staff development programs and seeks out supervision when needed. Maintains a minimum degree of training and knowledge in cultural competency, co-occurring and gender responsiveness, and trauma-informed care. Participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings, reads memos, directives, meeting minutes, and revised policies and procedures as posted, and provides input towards policy and procedure design, revision, and deletion. Skills necessary to provide effective counseling, therapy, and clinical services, and the ability to successfully work as a member of a treatment team, while working cooperatively with intra-agency and interagency staff. Knowledgeable of cultural and socio-economic factors that inform service provision to persons with psychiatric or dual diagnosis disorders, and knowledgeable of community resources that will be utilized by these clients. Fosters excellent rapport with clients and builds trusting and motivating relationships, while maintaining the distinction between therapeutic and social relationships. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. Qualifications Master’s degree in a behavioral science, and at least two years of experience providing clinical services to individuals with mental illness. License-eligible with Board registration preferred. Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team. OR Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science and at least three years of experience providing case management services to individuals with mental illness.           VSC Kevin Rogers
Mental Health Systems San Jose, CA, USA
Jan 24, 2020
Full time
Description   Job Summary The Substance Abuse Specialist provides substance abuse education and relapse prevention strategies and implements social model interventions in the milieu. Responsibilities Provides expertise in the areas of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders to interdisciplinary team while interacting therapeutically with clients in the milieu and in the community and demonstrating boundaries consistent with professional standards. Coordinates the full range of client’s needs, providing brokerage, linkage and advocacy to ensure resources and services are accessed in a timely manner, while providing community-based services in client’s residence as needed, and prepares critical care issues for discussion during supervision and Daily Organizational Staff Meetings and presents at daily and Individual Treatment Team Meetings. Works with Program Supervisor and/or Manager in rotating client visits/assignments with the treatment team and provides service coordination/case management for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring activities of the treatment team. Provides individual supportive coaching in all areas of client’s life, as well as education of symptom management in consultation with Psychiatrist and ACT nurses, and develops, evaluates, and implements treatment goals and plans in conjunction with the treatment team. Utilizes best practices in psychiatric, substance abuse, prevocational, nursing, and illness management techniques with a strengths-based approach that is consistent with principles of CCISC and Assertive Community Treatment and assists in promoting program services to community when appropriate. Introduces clients to Common Ground software and assists with completion of the Common Ground Health Report before medical office visits. Maintains a minimum degree of training and knowledge in cultural competency, co-occurring and gender responsiveness and trauma-informed care. Provides support including on-call crisis intervention, covering nighttime and weekend hours, and performs shift management duties in coordination with other ACT staff as directed by Program Manager. Strong grasp of the laws and ethics guiding the profession and is familiar with cultural and socio-economic factors that inform service provision to persons with psychiatric or dual diagnosis disorders. Possesses behavioral management, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment techniques with crisis intervention skills. Knowledge of CCISC principles and the Assertive Community Treatment model of service delivery with the ability to implement such services while utilizing logical problem-solving techniques both independently and in collaboration with co-workers in dealing with client needs. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE: Certification/Educational Requirement Professional certificate in chemical dependence and certified as a Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC) I/II or Licensed Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor (LAADC). B.A./B.S. degree or certification in a substance abuse treatment field, and two years of experience providing substance abuse and integrated services to individuals with co-occurring disorders. Training and/or experience in substance abuse programs and treatment, relapse prevention, harm reduction, motivational interviewing and 12-Step programs. Other Requirements Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team   Qualifications Licenses & Certifications   Preferred LIC PROF CLNCL COUNSLR AOD/SUD REG/CERT         VSC Kevin Rogers 
Mental Health Systems San Jose, CA, USA
Jan 24, 2020
Full time
Description     Job Summary Psychiatric Technicians provides care to mentally ill and emotionally disturbed patients in the holistic campus and participates in relevant treatment activities / programs. They help patients with their personal health regimes. They educate and encourage the correct use of oral medications and hypodermic injections, following physician's prescriptions. Can take and record measures of patient's general physical condition, such as pulse, temperature, and respiration, to provide baseline or daily information. Observes consumers to detect behavior patterns and reports observations to campus staff. May lead individual or group educational activities as part of specific therapeutic procedures. May contact patient's relatives by telephone to arrange family conferences. Responsibilities Provides professional and personal care of emotionally disturbed consumers and aids in the effective and proper use of previously prescribed medications, observing and evaluating patients' behavior, recognizing symptoms and potential violence of patients, assisting patients in meeting hygiene and nutritional needs. Maintains a safe environment for patients; may participate in restraining or subduing agitated patients. Participates in activities / groups where the goal is to induce the patient to develop social skills, increase self-esteem and awareness of reality. Plans and participates in various kinds of rehabilitation, occupational, recreational and group activities. Interviews and screens patients to assist in determining what methods or combination of treatment methods may be most beneficial to patient; assigns patients to group or individual therapy; maintains case load on patients. Conducts home visits to evaluate environment; may recommend patient be placed in board and home care when conditions warrant it. Maintains patient chart, noting such patient behavior as anxiety, withdrawal, mental or physical progress or regression. Cooperates with professional and technical staff to promote better utilization of resources with respect to patient care. Provides vacation and temporary relief as required. Coordinates the program for transporting patients, including scheduling trips and vehicles; schedules vehicles for service and repairs. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. Qualifications High School Diploma, GED equivalent or certification in Consumer Readiness. Certificate of Completion in Mental Health Worker Training Program. Psychiatric Technicians I and II must possess and maintain the Psychiatric Technician License issued by the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners. Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.         VSC Kevin Rogers 
Mental Health Systems San Jose, CA, USA
Jan 24, 2020
Full time
Description   Job Summary The Housing Coordinator supervises housing specialists and all housing-related functions at the program. Locates appropriate housing opportunities for clients including short-term, emergency, transitional, and permanent options. Arranges and manages various kinds of property lease agreements. Assists clients with documentation preparation and appropriate housing placement. Responsibilities Locates housing opportunities in defined areas of the County that comprise the housing continuum including short-term, transitional and permanent options. Coordinates and oversees various kinds of oversight agreements, including master-leasing, scattered site leasing, sponsor-based leasing, and assists in the overall supervision of Assertive Community Treatment supported housing programs. Assists clients in obtaining necessary documents for housing placement, including completion of the VI-SPDAT and CES entry. Will serve programs’ clients, providing services in the field, and provides on-call and after-hours services as required by contract and as assigned. Operates as a fully integrated member of the Assertive Community Treatment team. Interacts with the ACT team during Daily Organizational Meetings, and works late shift and weekends as assigned. Works closely with program direct service staff to coordinate appropriate housing options for clients relative to functioning level and individual needs and preferences. Attends all required provider’s meetings in the community and represents MHS Assertive Community Treatment program in a positive and professional way. Conducts extensive liaison with professional members of the housing industry as well as homeless and housing providers. Maintains a minimum degree of training and knowledge in cultural competency, co-occurring and gender responsiveness and trauma-informed care. Interacts with vendors to ensure all housing payments are made in a timely manner. Develops monthly reports for funding streams, and updates team on a regular basis regarding housing alternatives and changes in availability. Develops and runs housing ‘invoice’ vouchers as outlined in program procedure for timely payment of clients’ housing, and tracks rent payments in collaboration with the Administrative Assistant. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. Knowledgeable of cultural and socio-economic factors that inform service provision to persons with psychiatric or dual diagnosis disorders, and how to fulfill the housing needs of individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders with an ability to generate a variety of housing options. Must be able to engage culturally diverse populations, and understand cultural competency relevant to community/communities served. Utilizes logical problem-solving techniques both independently and in collaboration with workers in dealing with client needs. Maintain the distinction between therapeutic and social relationships. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. Qualifications Educational/Experience Requirements Five years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients; OR A.A. in social services field and three years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients; OR Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience providing housing-related social services to clients. Other Requirements Experience working with the justice-involved population in a mental health/SUD setting or in a detention facility preferred. Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team             VSC Kevin Rogers 
Mental Health Systems San Jose, CA, USA
Jan 24, 2020
Full time
Description     Job Summary Psychiatric Technicians provides care to mentally ill and emotionally disturbed patients in the holistic campus and participates in relevant treatment activities / programs. They help patients with their personal health regimes. They educate and encourage the correct use of oral medications and hypodermic injections, following physician's prescriptions. Can take and record measures of patient's general physical condition, such as pulse, temperature, and respiration, to provide baseline or daily information. Observes consumers to detect behavior patterns and reports observations to campus staff. May lead individual or group educational activities as part of specific therapeutic procedures. May contact patient's relatives by telephone to arrange family conferences. Responsibilities Provides professional and personal care of emotionally disturbed consumers and aids in the effective and proper use of previously prescribed medications, observing and evaluating patients' behavior, recognizing symptoms and potential violence of patients, assisting patients in meeting hygiene and nutritional needs. Maintains a safe environment for patients; may participate in restraining or subduing agitated patients. Participates in activities / groups where the goal is to induce the patient to develop social skills, increase self-esteem and awareness of reality. Plans and participates in various kinds of rehabilitation, occupational, recreational and group activities. Interviews and screens patients to assist in determining what methods or combination of treatment methods may be most beneficial to patient; assigns patients to group or individual therapy; maintains case load on patients. Conducts home visits to evaluate environment; may recommend patient be placed in board and home care when conditions warrant it. Maintains patient chart, noting such patient behavior as anxiety, withdrawal, mental or physical progress or regression. Cooperates with professional and technical staff to promote better utilization of resources with respect to patient care. Provides vacation and temporary relief as required. Coordinates the program for transporting patients, including scheduling trips and vehicles; schedules vehicles for service and repairs. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. Qualifications Fluency in English and Spanish required or other threshold language High School Diploma, GED equivalent or certification in Consumer Readiness. Certificate of Completion in Mental Health Worker Training Program. Psychiatric Technicians I and II must possess and maintain the Psychiatric Technician License issued by the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners. Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.       VSC Kevin Rogers
Mental Health Systems San Jose, CA, USA
Jan 24, 2020
Full time
Description   Job Summary The Clinical Case Manager provides case management and therapeutic services to clients who are difficult to engage and may deny the need for mental health and substance abuse services. Responsibilities Provides service coordination/case management for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring activities of the treatment team. Cooperates with Program Supervisor and Program Manager in rotating client visits/assignments with the treatment team. Develops, evaluates, and implements treatment goals and plans in conjunction with the treatment team. Provides individual supportive coaching in all areas of clients’ life, as well as education of symptom management in consultation with Psychiatrist and FACT nurses. Performs psychosocial, and risk assessments, and maintains a daily log of client contacts. Introduces clients to Common Ground software, assisting clients in completing the Common Ground Health Report before medical office visits, and provides brokerage, linkage, and advocacy to ensure resources and services are accessed in a timely manner, providing community-based services in client’s residence as needed. Provides support to all clients, including on-call crisis intervention covering nighttime and weekend hours. Conducts and oversees psychoeducational groups as directed by Program Supervisor and/or Program Manager. Performs shift management duties in coordination with other staff as directed by Program Supervisor and/or Program Manager. Functions as assistant to shift manager when assigned. Follows administrative chain of command. Complies with all charting and documentation requirements per contract, funding agency, and MHS policy. Prepares critical care issues for discussion during supervision and Daily Organizational Staff Meetings. Collects necessary client demographic data and enters it on the MHS Treatment Team Services Data Collection Form. Provides information about the program to community agencies connected to the mental health and substance abuse services system. Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by attending in-service trainings and staff development programs and seeks out supervision when needed. Maintains a minimum degree of training and knowledge in cultural competency, co-occurring and gender responsiveness, and trauma-informed care. Participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings, reads memos, directives, meeting minutes, and revised policies and procedures as posted, and provides input towards policy and procedure design, revision, and deletion. Skills necessary to provide effective counseling, therapy, and clinical services, and the ability to successfully work as a member of a treatment team, while working cooperatively with intra-agency and interagency staff. Knowledgeable of cultural and socio-economic factors that inform service provision to persons with psychiatric or dual diagnosis disorders, and knowledgeable of community resources that will be utilized by these clients. Fosters excellent rapport with clients and builds trusting and motivating relationships, while maintaining the distinction between therapeutic and social relationships. Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. Qualifications Fluency in English required; Fluency in Spanish, Chinese/Mandarin Farsi required or other threshold language required. Educational Requirements Master’s degree in a behavioral science, and at least two years of experience providing clinical services to individuals with mental illness. License-eligible with Board registration preferred. OR Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science and at least three years of experience providing case management services to individuals with mental illness. Other Requirements Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software. Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.