Friday, March 4, 2011

Therapist I/II/III (Colusa, CA) internships in chico USA

FILING DEADLINE
First review is Friday, February 18, 2011 by 5:00 p.m. the position will be open until filled.

DEFINITION Under the direction of the Director, this clinical position provides individual, family and/or group psychotherapy in a variety of clinical settings. The Therapist I is an entry level position, Therapist II is a journey level position and the Therapist III is the most experienced level. Cases and duties will be assigned based on the Therapist’s level of education and experience. There is one full time opening in the Mental Health Department and can be filled at any of the levels, depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant. A hiring list may be established to fill future vacancies.

SALARY

THERAPIST I $3,121.00 – $3,794.00 per month plus benefits
THERAPIST II $3,277.00 - $3,984.00 per month plus benefits.
THERAPIST III $3,613.00 - $4,392.00 per month plus benefits.

Full-time positions receive an additional in lieu benefit of $285.00 per month that is not included in the stated salary. Colusa County reimburses the full-time employee’s share of Social Security, so there is no net deduction for Social Security. Additional benefits are listed on the back of the flyer.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: California Driver’s License

THERAPIST I:
• Completion of a minimum of one year in a Master’s program in counseling or a closely related field for a Marriage and Family Therapist. A Master’s degree is required for Social Work.
• Practicum experience as required by the specific Master’s program.
• Possession of or applied for registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee or a Master’s degree in Social Work awaiting diploma with the Board of Behavioral Sciences.

THERAPIST II:
• A Master’s degree in counseling, social work or a closely related field.
• Required practicum experience as required by the specific Master’s program.
• Possession of or applied for registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern or an Associate of Clinical Social Work with the Board of Behavioral Sciences.

THERAPIST III:
• A Master’s degree in counseling, social work or a closely related field.
• Complete Clinical Supervision Training as authorized by the California Board of Behavioral Services when eligible.
• Two years post graduate related experience of increasing responsibility.
• Current registration as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS A complete application packet will include:

• A signed completed standard Colusa County Application.
• A signed cover letter explaining why you are applying for the position and why you are the best candidate for the position.
• Resume.
• Three letters of recommendation.
• Verification of degree and license, including Board of Behavioral Science Registration status.

Submitting an incomplete application packet will result in the disqualification of your application.


EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (All Levels) - Duties depend on the assignment and may include any or all of the following:

Provides counseling services to children and adults with mental health disorders, and their family members, when appropriate utilizing individual, group, marital or family treatment methods.

Provides prevention and education services in schools and other community agencies.

Participates in the intake process and the evaluation of problems presented by potential clients; develops appropriate treatment plans.

Maintains client records in an electronic health record.

Interprets and explains to community groups the social and emotional factors pertaining to emotional and substance abuse disorders in order to provide a better understanding of the social, environmental, emotional, and physical problems experienced by a family in crisis.

Performs related duties as required.

THERAPIST II AND THERAPIST III - Additional duties:

Develops and provides prevention and education services in schools and other community agencies.

Provides crisis services in the clinic and other settings such as the emergency room or the county jail, as needed.

Provides clinical supervision to interns and/or associates.

Provides professional assistance to staff as needed.

APPLICATION PROCESS - Applications may be obtained from and returned to:

Colusa County Personnel
547 Market Street, Suite 104
Colusa, CA 95932
(530)458-0420
www.countyofcolusa.com and download your application online

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