Mental Health Therapist
June 26, 2024
Bilingual Vietnamese Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
June 26, 2024
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Clinician I

Website Pacific Clinics

This position is eligible for $1,700 hiring incentive!!! Certain payout conditions may apply.

Who We Are

Pacific Clinics is California’s largest community-based nonprofit provider of behavioral and mental health services and support. Our team of more than 2,000 employees speak 22 languages and are dedicated to offering hope and unlocking the full potential of individuals and families through culturally responsive, trauma-informed, research-based services for individuals and families from birth to older adults.

Who We Serve

Pacific Clinics serves children, transitional age youth, families, adults, and older adults. We offer a full range of mental and behavioral health services, foster care and social services, housing, continuing adult education and early childhood education programs to Medi-Cal eligible individuals and families throughout Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Kings, Los Angeles, Madera, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Solano, Stanislaus, Stockton, Tulare and Ventura Counties.

What We Offer

  • The compensation for this position can be up to $86,845.70. Compensation will vary based on qualifications, skills, experience, and geographic location. The salary range may also vary if you reside in a different location than the location posted.
  • We Offer Medical, Dental & Vision benefits, retirement options, Flex Spending, EAP, and more!
  • Employee engagement and advocacy opportunities to advance our justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion agenda across our Agency and throughout the communities we serve.

Program Type: Outpatient
Population Served: 0-25

Program Description: Outpatient mental health services for children and teens primarily school based


Works within the vision, mission and philosophy of the agency, and with limited supervision, provides comprehensive assessments, treatment planning, risk assessment, clinical interventions, case management, and coordination of therapeutic activities in the community. Ensures that documentation and maintenance of clinical records is completed per appropriate standards and regulations. Provides facilitation and support to enhance the efforts of youth and their families/caregivers in the design and implementation of evidence-based treatment. This position works directly with children and adults.


  • Completes assessments and evaluations that are culturally relevant and appropriate to youth and family strengths and needs, including identification of target behaviors and the function of those target behaviors.
  • Independently develops effective treatment plans with clear and measurable intervention strategies, which are tailored to child and family strengths, needs and cultural preferences.
  • Provides clinical leadership regarding family system observations and relays behavioral data to team in ways that demonstrate strengths based, solution focused values throughout all phases of service; i.e. engagement, stabilization, planning, intervention and transition.
  • Records and collects clinical information in ways that promote and reflect family input while maintaining accountability to risks and threats associated with presenting problems.
  • Independently coordinates the integration of comprehensive Functional Behavior Analysis and plans into overall child and family service plans with family members, referral sources, collateral contacts, community resources and other agencies and support persons involved with a child’s plan for stabilization and wellness.
  • Facilitates the development and refinement of effective behavior and risk specific reactive and proactive safety plans.
  • Monitors effectiveness and efficiency of interventions with youth and families.
  • Demonstrates proficient skills and abilities regarding conflict management and mediation of teams.
  • Meets revenue and productivity standards.
  • Ensures that effective personal organizational systems for paperwork/ information management are developed and maintained to support timelines and priorities
  • Performs other related responsibilities, as assigned, to support specific department/business needs.


  • Documents Clearly and Accurately
  • Encourages Customer Focus
  • Individual Family Group Therapy
  • Leads Team Performance
  • Time Management


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Minimum Education and/or Experience

  • Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Social Work, Marriage Family Counselor, Clinical Psychology, or a closely related field.
  • One (1) year of supervised clinical experience with children.
  • Registration with the BBS or BOP required
  • Licensed according to California state law (Welfare and Institutions Code section 5600.2) or become licensed within the designated time frame.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) to three (3) years of clinical experience with children.
  • Training in domestic violence, physical/sexual child abuse, trauma with the competency to maintain current knowledge related to state, county, and local law.
  • Experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities with culturally diverse populations.
  • Bilingual communication skills in another language.


  • If program requires, employee must pass an initial physical abilities test (PATS) and be certified in crisis intervention techniques within the first 30 days and annually.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with ordinance 184652 Sec.189.04 (a) and San Francisco Police Code, Article 49. Section 4905.




  • Masters Degree or better in Social Work or related field

Licenses & Certifications


  • Psychologist (Reg Waived)
  • Assc Prof Clin Counselor
  • Assc Marr Fam Therapist
  • Assc Clin Soc Worker

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