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Behavioral Health Clinician I / II / III - Youth Mental...
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San Luis Obispo County, CA | San Luis Obispo, CA
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Job Description

About the Position

The Health Agency is recruiting for Behavioral Health Clinicians I/II/III in Youth Mental Health Services Division and Prevention and Outreach!

Classes in this series provide a variety of professional mental health and substance use disorder assessment, diagnosis, therapy, counseling, education, and community outreach services to clients in the community, schools, clinics, jail, juvenile hall, and inpatient settings.

Drug & Alcohol Services Division

The Drug & Alcohol Services Division offers a variety of services and programs to help people with drug and alcohol problems, including public walk-in clinics, outpatient treatment, and court-mandated programs.

Justice Services Division

The Justice Services Division is focused on providing co-occurring treatment for individuals who are at risk of being incarcerated or who have already entered the criminal justice system.

Adult Mental Health Services Division

The Adult Mental Health Services Division delivers a range of treatment services from outpatient to inpatient levels of care in order to provide compassionate, safe, timely and effective behavioral health services for individuals with severe mental health disabilities.

Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) is within the Adult Mental Health Services Division

The Behavioral Health Department operates a 16-bed, licensed Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF). The PHF provides evaluation and treatment for acute mental illness under licensed psychiatric direction.

Youth Mental Health Services Division

The Youth Mental Health Services Division of the Behavioral Health Department provides a range of services for children and youth affected by mental illness, trauma, and environmental stress. These services include individual and family therapy, rehabilitation, case management, and psychiatric care.

Prevention and Outreach

The Prevention & Outreach Division of the Behavioral Health Department provides health promotion, prevention, and early intervention, along with targeted outreach and treatment for difficult-to-serve, and under-served populations. Programs range from school and community-based prevention and counseling, to youth and young adult substance use disorder treatment, college and veterans outreach and treatment. Several of the programs within the Division are part of the County's Mental Health Services Act plan.

Quality Support Division

The Quality Support Division ensures access to effective, high quality behavioral health treatment services for Medi-Cal (CenCal) beneficiaries in San Luis Obispo County.

The eligible list may be used to fill other future full-time, part-time, permanent, temporary or substitute vacancies.

Click here for the full job description, BH Clinician I.

Click here for the full job description, BH Clinician II.

Click here for the full job description, BH Clinician III.

The Ideal Candidate

Unless noted otherwise, licensure/registration must be held at time of application and maintained throughout employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Behavioral Health Clinician I: Master's Degree in a counseling or related field must be posted, and proof of intern registration application with the Board of Behavioral Sciences, or Board of Psychology. Proof of active intern registration must be presented in order to complete the initial probationary period.

Behavioral Health Clinician II: Master's Degree in a counseling or related field, and proof of active intern registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences, or Board of Psychology; and equivalent of one (1) year of full-time experience, post-Master's degree, in providing direct services to individuals and/or families.

Behavioral Health Clinician III: Current active and unrestricted California license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, or Psychologist, AND two (2) years of professional experience, post-licensure, in a related field.

How to Apply

Applications, including answers to supplemental questions, must be submitted online by the final filing date. To apply for this position, click "apply" at the top of this page. Most County recruitments require you to respond to supplemental questions as part of the application process. We recommend that you review these questions prior to beginning your application.

An initial application review will be conducted. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and are best qualified will be invited to participate in selection activities which may include online assessments, performance exams, written exams, and interviews.

Final candidates will be required to have an in-depth background review performed before proceeding in the process. Please note that references will not be contacted until the end of the process.

If you have questions or would like to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Human Resources at hr@co.slo.ca.us. Confidential inquiries are welcomed.

For further information regarding the County of San Luis Obispo, visit our website at www.slocounty.ca.gov.

Supplemental Information

Reasonable Accommodation Notice:

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please call 805-781-5959 for assistance or e-mail hr@co.slo.ca.us for more information.