2% COLA effective January 5, 2019
Salary: $32.35 - $39.33
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Status: Permanent
Unit: Mid Mgmt
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Under general direction of the Director and/or designee, assumes responsibility for training, clinical supervision and evaluation of professional staff; provides professional support for licensed medical care providers; and performs minimal direct clinical services in a recovery oriented environment.
This is a management level job classification. Applicant will have the knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends and literature of behavioral health practice; federal and state Medi-Cal standards of documentation; social aspects of mental illness and emotional and behavioral disorders; scope and activities or public and private health and social service agencies; principles and practices of case management; staff supervision and training methodologies. Applicant will have the ability to apply and supervise staff in the principles of current behavioral health practices and department policies and procedures; establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of personnel contracted in the course of the work; write clear, accurate and concise reports; maintain an objective and empathetic understanding of mental illness, emotional and behavioral disorders. Form cooperative relationships with other public and private providers and organizations.
- Supervises and provides training to clinical staff in the provision of clinical mental health services, including: assessment, counseling, rehabilitation and case management services to adults or older adults with mental illnesses and/or children with emotional or behavioral disorders, and their family/caregivers.
- Provides supervision for licensure of clinical interns according to the requirements of the licensure.
- Assesses clinical treatment programs.
- Performs quality assurance for clinical services; may provide case management and discharge planning.
- Reviews and monitors client files and related documentation for compliance with applicable federal, state and agency policies and procedures.
- Develops training and evaluation standards.
- Maintains and monitors clinic schedules for efficiency.
- Provides minimal clinical mental health services with children, adults and their families or associates at the level agreed upon with the Director of Health and Human Services Agency or designee.
- Collaborates with staff and with community agencies in carrying out treatment plans.
- Provides psychological education to clients, their relatives and community groups to increase understanding of mental illness, emotional and behavioral disorders, the recovery process, as well as increasing their understanding of the impact of environmental, emotional and physical problems on mental health.
- Provides on-call coverage.
- Develops and trains staff on policies and procedures.
- Evaluates and provides intervention for crisis.
- Participates in community activities dealing with issues related to the impact of mental illnesses in the community and to consumers of behavioral health services.
- Serves as departmental liaison and develops cooperative programs with other groups/agencies.
Principles, procedures, techniques, trends and literature of behavioral health practice; federal and state Medi-Cal standards of documentation; social aspects of mental illness and emotional and behavioral disorders; scope and activities of public and private health and social service agencies; principles and practices of case management; staff supervision and training methodologies.
Apply and supervise staff in the principles of current behavioral health practices and department policies and procedures; utilize technology for case management purposes; establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of personnel contacted in the course of the work; write clear, accurate and concise reports; maintain an objective and empathetic understanding of mental illness, emotional and behavioral disorders. Form cooperative relationships with other public and private providers and organizations.
Training and Experience:
Masters or Doctoral degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Psychology or a related field from an accredited college or university. Four years of professional experience as a professional providing public behavioral health services, preferably in a public setting as a Case Manage, Clinician, Social worker, or related Classification.. Leadership experience required.
Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:
Possession of an appropriate California driver’s license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.
Licensure in California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), or related California licensure is required or must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
Interested individuals must submit the following:
- Calaveras County application
- Cover letter
- Supplemental Questions
Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process. Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process. Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.
The purpose of this supplemental questionnaire is to assess your qualifications, training, and experience in specific job related areas. Your answer to this question, along with your completed application, will be used to select the most suitably qualified candidates for the interview process. Applications submitted without completed Supplemental Question will not be given further consideration.
Respond to each question fully, but limit your response to only one to two “8-1/2 x 11” sheets of paper (single or double spaced.) Responses must be legible. Typewritten responses are preferred.
1. What important changes have you seen in the relationship between Mental Health and Child Welfare in the past couple of years, in California?
2. Describe your vision for Children’s Mental Health Services.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a standard office environment; use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings; physical ability to sit or otherwise remain stationary at work post for long periods of time; manual dexterity to use standard office equipment and supplies and to manipulate both single sheets of paper and large document holders (binders, manuals, etc.); vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone.
This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent. Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.