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Clinical Therapist, RRR - Violence Intervention Program Master's Degree Job

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Recovery, Resilience and Reintegration (RRR) are specialty mental health services provided to children/youth, ages 0-25 by professionals and paraprofessionals specially trained to recognize and respond to the unique biopsychosocial needs of children/youth. Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, RRR Program, this role will provide specialty mental health services to children/youth, ages 0-25, who identify as at-risk youth.


The Clinical Therapist, RRR program is responsible for providing Field Based Services which may include individual and family therapy and interventions.


· Reporting to the program supervisor, the Clinical Therapist is responsible for the following:

· Performs intake assessments

· Formulates Client Treatment Plans

· Provides direct clinical work and therapeutic services to clients using a team and community-based approach.

· Fills out and maintains client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.

· Continually assesses the needs and symptoms of clients, formulating diagnosis, gathering history, and determining the most appropriate method(s) of providing treatment.

· Accurately documents all work with clients as measured by QA standards.

· Monitors and maintains documentation of client services, ensuring compliance with Agency policies and procedures, DMH contract and other related agencies standards and guidelines

· Submits timely documentation (progress notes, assessments, treatment plans, notes to chart) as outlined in policy.

· Participates in clinical/case supervision by coming prepared to discuss current caseload, documentation and productivity; accepts constructive feedback and direction; and puts feedback into clinical and therapeutic practice with clients.

· Establishes and maintains rapport and effective working relationships with clients; works effectively within the Agency and community

· Maintains knowledge of program standards and policies as developed by VIP-CMHC and other governing bodies

· Maintains confidentiality over all information regarding clients, families, and operations of the Agency

· Maintains professional relationship with clients, staff, and other outside stake holders at all times and exercises good judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities

· Performs other duties as assigned.


· Ph.D/Psy.D/MSW/MFT degree from an accredited university

· Current registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) (AMFT, LMFT, ACSW, LCSW); unlicensed Ph.D./PsyD. is eligible for DMH waiver; must maintain CA BBS registration as a condition of employment.

· Must be fluent in English and Spanish

· Strong clinical and communication skills

· Able to collaborate effectively and professionally with all community partners, children, caregivers, supervisor and co-workers

· Strong computer skills, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and web-based Electronic Health Record software (EXYM)

· Well organized, detail oriented and skilled with time/task management, able to adapt to frequent changes

· Ability to work effectively within a multicultural team and agency.

· Working knowledge of community resources that address the special needs of the client base.

· Ability to model positive behaviors and Agency values.

· Ability to provide field-based work

· Strong problem-solving skills


· Interested candidates must submit a completed application through VIP’s candidate portal

· Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

· Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States


Full-time; Non-exempt



· Bi-lingual (Spanish) differential

· Medical, Dental, Vision and Flexible Spending Accounts

· 401(k) plan & Basic Life Insurance

· 12 paid holidays per year

· Generous paid time off accrual

· Travel reimbursements at IRS rate

· Cell phone provided for business use

· Fully paid EBP training opportunities, including TF-CBT, MAP, PPP, IY, Seeking Safety, IPT, PCIT and ICBT

Level of Language Proficiency

· Must be fluent in English and Spanish

How to Apply


Company Description
Violence Intervention Program/VIP Community Mental Health Center | Los Angeles, CA
1721 Griffin Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90031