Mental Health Therapist I
April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022
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AMFT or ACSW (Assoc. Marriage & Family Therapist or Assoc. Social Worker)

Website Professional Child Development Associates

Full Job Description

Work directly with children with disabilities and their families while receiving supervision toward your clinical license! Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) is seeking a registered Associate MFT or Social Worker to work full-time, using play therapy to help children with disabilities and their families engage, communicate, and manage their emotions and behaviors together (co-regulation). This position will also help facilitate our Young Adults Program for 18-22 year olds, supporting self-advocacy, vocational discovery, and independent living skills. We use the “Floortime/DIR” model, a D*evelopmental, I*ndividually-tailored, R*elationship-based approach that focuses on emotional attunement to help parents connect with their kids, build communication, work through and prevent meltdowns, and develop higher thinking skills. This is a 2-year training position, offering supervision, training, and opportunities for professional growth.


  • Master’s Degree and registration as an AMFT or ACSW in California
  • Available for possible evening or weekend client visits or groups
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Salary bonus for Spanish speaking individual
  • Group and/or individual supervision required
  • Fingerprints and TB testing clearance
  • Reliable transportation and driver’s license
  • May include telehealth and/or in person services in the clinic or community
  • Safety protocols include masks and social distancing for in person visits
  • COVID vaccination required (we will consider medical or religious-based exceptions)

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Pediatrics


  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
Masking and social distancing

Work Location: One location

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