Education and Experience
-MA/MS in Behavioral Health field & registration with Board of Behavioral Sciences as an AMFT or ACSW
- Knowledge of community resources for non-profit mental health facilities
-Experience with government contracts, compliance and state licensing regulations.
-Minimum of two years of experience in mental health and dual diagnosis treatment in an inpatient or outpatient community mental health setting.
-First Aid & CPR Certified within 30 days of employment
Desired (any of the following):
- Direct experience working with a variety of DSM Diagnosis.
- Experience working with any of the following disorders: Psychotic Disorder, Schizophrenia, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, and Personality Disorders.
-Experience navigating crisis situations such as 5150 procedures.
-Direct experience working in high-stress environments
-Training in deeper listening skills, such as reflective listening and Motivational Interviewing
-Demonstrable ability to convey accurate empathy
Skills and Abilities
- Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
-Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
-A clear understanding of, and the ability to demonstrate, professional ethics, boundaries, and judgment.
-Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
-Strong problem-solving skills
-Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities
-Outstanding ability to follow-through with tasks
-Ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of interdisciplinary team and independently assume responsibility
-Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed
-Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations
-Able to work within a frequently changing project scope while maintaining overall direction and structured priorities
-Knowledge of trauma, co-occurring disorders and substance abuse treatment
-Knowledge of Clinical documentation (treatment plans, progress notes etc.)
-Experience working with criminal justice population