Temporary Mental Health Counselor – Adult Outpatient (3058)

Mental Health Counselor / PSR Specialist (Temporary) – Mental Health Services for Adult Outpatient Program

Hours: 32 hours per week; Monday – Friday. The duration of this temporary position is 3 months.

CRF: Why It’s A Great Place To Work!

Community Research Foundation inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals! Our accredited programs reach various demographics, so you can gain experience with almost any sector of mental health services.

At CRF, we are constantly evolving and developing fresh approaches to meet the needs of San Diego County’s residents who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges.

For you, that means that you will have opportunities to learn new ways to provide optimal supports to your clients. You will work within a collaborative, supportive team structure so that you can have fresh perspective and training. Need clinical supervision? We can help you get your hours! Best of all, you will be involved in helping people change their lives for the better!

CRF takes your dedication seriously, and provides benefits to help you balance your work life and your personal life. Our full-time (30 hours or more) staff may earn up to 24 days of PTO per year plus generous holiday schedules; we offer top-of-the-line medical insurance, dental plans, paid life insurance, vision plans…and really generous retirement benefits. We also provide access to student loan repayment/forgiveness programs for graduates.

We have strong internal advancement options, so there are opportunities for you to grow within our company.

Come join us!!

Program Overview:

Located in Chula Vista, CA (just 15 minutes south of Balboa Park), South Bay Guidance Center is an adult outpatient program which provides a variety of intervention services to individuals in crisis. We serve individuals with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse disorders.

Our services include initial psychosocial assessments, psychiatric and medication evaluations, ongoing medication support services, limited individual and group counseling, supported housing, care coordination, case management, and linking clients with additional community-based supports.

Typical Duties of the Mental Health Counselor

*Conduct initial psychological assessments for clients, utilizing a psychosocial rehabilitation focus and dynamic team-based approach
*Conduct individual and group counseling/psychotherapy sessions
*Develop and update individual treatment service plans for clients
*Create discharge plans and provide linkage to other support services within the community
*Participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning

Required Skills and Qualifications

*Master’s degree in a mental health-related field such as Social Work, Psychology, Counseling strongly preferred
*Registered intern – ASW, AMFT, or APCC with the BBS strongly preferred
*Minimum of 2 years of experience working with a mental health population, especially with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders
*Demonstrated knowledge of County Health and Human Services requirements including documentation is preferred
*Proficiency in MS Office applications, specifically Word and Excel
*Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment is essential
*Reliable transportation is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. A valid California driver’s license and proof of insurance are required for employees driving personal vehicles on company business
*Ability to pass criminal/background clearance

Be a part of our vibrant non-profit organization and make a difference in the lives of the people we serve!

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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