Primary Therapist- Eating Disorder, Outpatient
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Behavioral Health Clinician II
March 28, 2021
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Website Sacramento Children’s Home

Full Job Description


The Therapist is responsible for providing assessment, individual, family, and group therapy, case management, collateral services, child and team meetings, and crisis intervention services in compliance with the Sacramento County Mental Health, DBHS, and EPSDT standard to clients contracted through the County.

Founded in 1867, the Sacramento Children’s Home is the oldest active charity in Sacramento, & among the most highly respected. Serving over 5,000 children & over 4,000 families every year, with eight programs across six locations, we offer excellent career advancement opportunities while making a positive impact in your community.

SALARY: $ 58, 240.00 + ($7,500.00 if Licensed)


  • Provide family therapy as needed.
  • Meet with clients for individual, family therapy, group, or case management sessions in the office or the community (home, school, etc.), assess clients’ needs and level of functioning, determine an appropriate diagnosis and create a treatment plan.
  • Provide therapeutic services consistently and ensure that no client is without services more than 30 days.
  • Provide crisis counseling to children/families as necessary, and develop safety plans commensurate with risk level and review routinely.
  • Assess, determine and make a referral when special services or care are needed for a child (i.e. medication evaluation, psychiatric hospitalization, in-home services or psychological testing, etc.).
  • Complete all related documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

A Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Science and licensed (or registered or in process of registration) with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as a LCSW (ACSW), MFT (AMFT) or LPPC (APCC).

1 year of experience with children or adolescents and families with emotional problems is preferred. Trainees will be considered if field placement is completed at SCH.

Driving is an essential function of this job, and as such, employees in this position will be required to furnish their own vehicle to be used in the course of employment. A valid driver’s license and minimum insurance coverage is also required.

Must be able to work remotely/telecommute temporarily during the Pandemic, and at our physical location afterwards


We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and accident insurance, short and long term disability plans, retirement plan, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays, tuition reimbursement, paid training and career advancement opportunities.

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