Licensed Clinical Social Worker (#306), Oakland, CA
Under direction of the Behavioral Health Manager, the individual in this position is responsible for performing mental health treatment services, psychotherapy, crisis intervention and coordinating patient care with appropriate staff. Valid California professional license in LCSW or PhD Clinical Psychologist. Requires two years clinical experience in therapy, counseling and case management. Brief (crisis) and long term psychotherapy experience essential. Must provide verification. Knowledge of DSM IV and experience in screening, diagnosing and treating individuals with mental health disorders. Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and techniques of psychiatric social work; physical and mental illness and their impact upon personality; social aspects of mental and emotional disturbances with adults, adolescents and children. Ability to work as part of a community mental health team and to represent the agency in the community. Ability to work within the social, legal, medical and court systems.
English required. Bilingual in an Asian language preferred