Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Therapist I Bilingual in Glendale Adult, California
Scope of Position
*Didi Hirsch is seeking a mission driven, bilingual and culturally competent Armenian and English speaking therapist to work within our Adult Outpatient program at our Glendale, CA location. *
* Ideal candidate will be close to licensure and have at least 2 years of substance abuse experience or certification as a substance abuse counselor.*
Provides crisis intervention and facilitates conflict resolution.
Provides intensive, short- or long-term individual and /or group therapy.
Performs intake assessments by phone and/or in-person, client evaluations, and provides diagnoses.
Formulates a plan of treatment which promotes development and maintenance of individual goals designed to facilitate individual growth, improve social interaction.
Assesses and monitors condition of client to evaluate success of treatment and adapts interventions as needed.
Provides case management to include referral and links to community support services, psychiatrist, medical care, housing, rehabilitation & drug/alcohol services and social activity groups.
Interfaces and collaborates with clinic psychiatrist regarding client treatment planning.
Monitors and maintains documentation of client services, ensuring compliance with Agency policies and procedures, DMH contract and other related agencies standards and guidelines.
Must be currently registered with the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as MFTI or an ASW.
Must be able to provide clinical services fluently in both English and Armenian.
Must at least 2 years of substance abuse experience or certification as a substance abuse counselor.
One to two years experience working with individuals with a history of mental illness and/or substance abuse in a social service/mental health environment.
Knowledge of conducting intensive therapy and case management.
Ability to utilize analysis, experience, and judgment to make decisions.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Experience using MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Current CA license and a driving record acceptable to the Agency's insurance.
Must be able to do field work and available to work evenings occasionally.
A working knowledge of conducting individual therapy sessions for indviduals with a history of mental illness and/or substance abuse.
Knowledge of Evidence Based Practices, Co-Occurring Disorders and/or the Recovery Model of treatment.
Knowledge of therapeutic intervention, and assessment & intake.
Knowledge of crisis intervention, documentation, psychiatric intern supervision, and multicultural and socio-economic issues.
Experience working with DMH paperwork experience is highly desired.
The ability to support the values and mission of Didi Hirsch as related to employment.
Strong working knowledge of crisis intervention and individual therapy, documentation, exposure to psychiatric intern supervision, and multicultural and socio-economic issues.
“Didi Hirsch is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.”
Requisition Number: 16-0183
Post Date: 10/20/2016
Title: Therapist I Bilingual
Full Time/Part Time: FT/Exempt - Salaried
Division: Clinical Operations
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Pay Frequency: Semi-Monthly
City: Glendale- Adult