County of San Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo 93401
Permanent

Unless noted otherwise, licensure/registration must be held at time of application and maintained throughout employment.Behavioral Health Clinician I: Master's Degree in a counseling or related field, and proof of intern registration application with the Board of Behavioral Sciences, or Board of Psychology.

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Behavioral Health Clinician I/ii/iii

County of San Luis Obispo
Permanent 2191 Johnson Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, United States
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Overview

The County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Department is actively seeking associate and licensed clinicians to join our Youth Mental Health Services Division!

Behavioral Health Clinicians 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.

The current opportunities are in Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, and Arroyo Grande.

Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinicians typically carry a caseload of 20-25 clients, ages 3-20 years old, conduct individual, family, and group therapy; case management, collateral services, assessment, and crisis interventions. Clinicians in this role work with a treatment team, including psychiatrist, medication manager, and rehabilitation specialists, and collaborate with partner agencies such as Probation, Child Welfare Services, and schools.

Intensive Care Coordination Behavioral Health Clinicians typically carry a caseload of therapy clients (18-23) and case management-only clients (5-10). Clinicians in this role conduct individual, family, and group therapy, assessments, case management, collateral services, and crisis interventions. Clinicians work with a treatment team, including psychiatrist, medication manager, and rehabilitation specialists, and collaborate with partner agencies such as Probation, Child Welfare Services, and schools.


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The Ideal Candidate

Minimum Qualifications

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

Behavioral Health Clinician I: Master's Degree in a counseling or related field, 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.

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

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Veteran's Preference Points 
If you are applying for employment with the County of San Luis Obispo and you served in the United States Armed Forces, you may be eligible for veteran's preference points as part of the recruitment process. Some dependents and survivors of eligible veterans may also be eligible for preference points.   for more information and to learn how to apply for this benefit.  Please note that Veteran’s credits must be on file with the County of San Luis Obispo Veterans Services Office prior to the recruitment closing date indicated on the job announcement.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
The County is an equal opportunity employer. Objectives are directed toward assuring equal opportunity in selection / promotion, pay, and job assignments. Recruitment and selection procedures have been established to ensure non-discrimination on the basis of political or religious opinions or affiliations, age, sex, race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or other non-merit factors. In addition, the County complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act in hiring and retaining employees. For more information contact the Human Resources Department at (805)781-5959. 

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