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LGBTQ+ Program Therapist

Website Penny Lane Centers

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Job Summary:

The LGBTQ+ Program Therapist provides therapeutic services, including individual, family, and group sessions as appropriate to LGBTQ+ youth and their families. The LGBTQ+ Program therapist will work collaboratively with the LGBTQ+ Program Team to assess and link the youth to needed community services and coordinate all the services that the client receives. The LGBTQ+ Program therapist documents all services according to DMH and Penny Lane guidelines.

The LGBTQ+ Program Therapist should have knowledge, skills, and experience working with members of the LGBTQ+ Community. The LGBTQ+ Program Therapist possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills when working with clients, outside agencies, members of the community, and co-workers. The LGBTQ+ Program Therapist will employ a calm demeanor and good ethical and professional boundaries. Excellent clinical skills are used to assess the appropriate level of care for clients and stabilize clients in crisis. Teaming, collaborating and coordination of care with all Penny Lane staff, DCFS, DMH, and other outside agencies is crucial. This position requires flexibility, excellent time management skills and the ability to manage responsibilities efficiently with little supervision.

Requirements:

  • Active MFT Associate, ASW Associate or APCC registered with the BBS.
  • Or active Licensed LMFT, LCSW, LPCC or Psychologist.
  • Post Master’s clinical work treating children and/or adolescents preferred.
  • Knowledge of DMH paperwork.
  • Knowledge, skills, and experience working with members of the LGBTQ+ Community.
  • Bilingual Spanish Preferred (verbal and written skillset).
  • Valid California driver’s license; current automobile insurance; have and maintain a clean driving record acceptable to the organization’s insurance company; have immediate access to his or her vehicle during work hours.

Position Location: North Hills, CA

Salary Range: $68,557 – $82,672 per year

Eligible employees may request up to 5 days of Paid Time Off to study for their licensure.

Penny Lane Centers offers competitive salaries and benefits. Please visit www.pennylane.org to see a complete list of perks and benefits. Medical benefits are effective the first of the month upon hire, not to exceed 31 days.

Equal Employment Opportunity.

Penny Lane is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (Protected class) including, but not limited to race; religious creed; color; national; origin; ancestry; physical disability; mental disability; medical condition, including genetic characteristics; genetic information; marital status; sex; pregnancy’ child birth or related medical conditions; actual or perceived gender; gender identity or expression or sexual orientation. Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, recruitment advertising, pay and other forms of compensation, training and general treatment during employment.

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