The Licensed Clinician serves as a liaison between children/families and systems, and provides a wide range of services depending on the needs and expectations of each child and family in the Adult In-Home Crisis Stabilization (AIHCS) program of the Child Abuse Prevention Center (Prevention Center).
- Be part of a field based crisis team that responds to crisis line calls 24/7 throughout the community as part of an on call rotation schedule.
- Meet productivity levels as defined by Prevention Center and CIHCS management.
- Complete documentation as required by Program Director and Program Supervisor in a timely manner and meet the standards of the County of Orange Health Care Agency (HCA), HIPPA, Medi-cal and other funding sources.
- Assist in clinical supervision of staff and documentation review as assigned by the Program Director and Program Supervisor.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide 24/7 crisis intervention and critical safety management services as part of an on call rotation schedule primarily in the home to accommodate the child and family’s schedule.
- Assess client safety, write 5150 hold (to involuntarily confine a person suspected to have a mental disorder that makes them a danger to themselves, a danger to others, and/or gravely disabled).
- Conduct a thorough clinical assessment including chief complaint, history, mental status, needs of family, disposition, and focused on the crisis and safety concerns.
- Develop and implement a Client Care Plan with collaboration of child and family, in order to provide strength-based treatment focused on safety, coping skills, problem solving, social support and communication.
- Monitor child/family participation and progress in organized treatment programs to assure the planned provision of service according to the child’s individual Client Care Plan.
- Participate as a member of multi-disciplinary team in all treatment plan reviews of adult.
- Consult, confer and coordinate with referring and other community agencies and resources to advocate for the mental health needs of the adult/family.
- Document all services provided for HCA contract compliance, as well as financial, statistical and other reporting purposes.
- Maintain contact with clients who are placed in hospital/respite/residential care and participate in discharge planning and necessary collateral contacts.
- Conduct weekly individual supervision sessions with assigned clinical staff.
- Review clinical documentation of assigned staff to assure standards of Prevention Center, HCA, and Medi-cal.
- Write employee evaluations and conducted annual performance reviews with coordination of Program Director and Program Supervisor.
- California licensure as an LCSW or LMFT
- Master’s Degree in Social work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field
- Active BBS license registration
- Two years of supervision experience and completion of necessary 15 hours of supervision education courses
- Two years’ crisis and child/family mental health experience preferred
- Experience with Medi-cal documentation
- Valid California driver’s license
- Live Scan fingerprinting required
- Experience working with adult population is highly preferred
- Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese desirable
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other protected group, in accordance with the requirements of all applicable federal or State laws.