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Behavioral Health Clinic Supervisor

County of San Bernardino
Full Time San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health, 303 E Vanderbilt Way, San Bernardino, CA 92415, United States


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The Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) is responsible for providing mental health and substance use disorder services to county residents who are experiencing major mental illness or substance abuse issues. DBH provides mental health/substance use disorder treatment to all age groups, with a primary emphasis placed on treating children/youth who may be seriously emotionally disturbed, adults who are experiencing a serious and persistent mental illness, and individuals who are experiencing substance use disorders. DBH also provides an array of prevention and early intervention services for both mental health and substance abuse. DBH's core values are service, integrity, accountability and trust.

The Department of Behavioral Health is a unique County department comprised of six service areas: Outpatient Clinics and Youth Services; Criminal Justice/Forensic Services; 24-Hour and Emergency Services; Substance Use Disorder and Recovery Services; Administrative/Fiscal Services; and Program Support Services. 

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Behavioral Health Clinic Supervisors* supervise a staff of therapists, service providers, and support personnel and direct the daily operations of a clinic or a clinical program which may provide screening, assessment, treatment, case management, support and recovery based services to children, youth, adults, older adults and families. Incumbents provide clinical supervision to pre-licensed therapists and serve as a resource to licensed therapists on clinical issues, ensuring program operations are effective, legal, ethical, and culturally competent. Incumbents may also provide after hours, on-call clinical supervision and consultation for programs, supervision to staff in off-site work locations throughout the County, and represent the department in interagency collaborative projects.

*Official title: Mental Health Clinic Supervisor.

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Background Check:An extensive background check will include credit check, fingerprint/DOJ LiveScan, and DMV check. Must be a U.S. Citizen or be a permanent U.S. resident. Medical exam will also include drug and TB test. Some positions may require additional background check/process dependent upon the work location. 

Shifts: Some positions will be required to work evenings, weekends, on-call, and stand by on occasion.  

Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required depending upon assignment. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation; mileage reimbursement is available (at current IRS rate). A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be maintained for the individual providing the transportation.

Minimum Requirements

Experience: Two (2) years of post-license experience as a licensed therapist in a behavioral health or social services setting; AND one (1) year as a lead worker or full-scope supervisor in a clinical setting (lead/supervisory experience may be gained concurrently with the licensed therapist experience). Clearly distinguish between the dates of pre-licensed and licensed experience.


License/Certificate: Must be licensed in the State of California as one of the following: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), or Licensed Psychologist. Licensure information must be listed on application.

Desired Qualifications

Applicants fluent in American Sign Language, Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and/or Vietnamese are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional compensation is associated with positions requiring the use of bilingual skills. Testing of bilingual skills may be required to receive additional compensation.