Job Opportunity

Chief Mental Health Clinician
San Joaquin County

Date Posted:

May 22, 2024


$123,254.49-$149,816.60 Yearly


Looking for a self starter that desires helping others and serve as an advocate for the rights of clients and their families. The person in this position plans and develops a mental health program for mentally ill, disabled or emotionally handicapped clients; Conducts and participates in staff meetings to insure effective coordination or work; hires, trains and evaluates staff. Selects, assigns, supervises and evaluates subordinate professional and para-professional personnel in the performance of social casework, and in recording case histories and related matters; assigns cases and assists subordinates with difficult cases. Responsibilities include preparing program budget; maintaining records, reports and correspondence. Consulting with and informing medical personnel and other staff members of matters relating to social and environmental problems of clients and their families. Participates in the planning and conducting of training programs teaching diagnosis and treatment methods; coordinates the social work program with related community social services and treatment facilities.


PATTERN I Requirement: Must possess and maintain a valid license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. PATTERN II Special Requirement: Must possess and maintain a valid license as a Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology. BOTH PATTERNS Education: Graduation from an accredited university with a master’s or doctorate degree in social work, counseling, psychology or other course of study acceptable to the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences towards licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), or Psychologist. Experience: Two years of progressively responsible licensed casework experience as an LCSW, MFT, LPCC or Psychologist, which included counseling or therapy in a clinical or treatment setting and also included one year of supervisory experience. Must possess a valid California driver’s license.

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