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Behavioral Health Licensed Clinician, Modesto, CA

Center for Human Services

Behavioral Health Professional

Modesto, CA

June 26, 2018

Behavioral Health Licensed Clinician


WHO WE ARE: Center for Human Service is one of the largest, local non-profits serving Stanislaus County youth and families. Our mission is simple…to change lives and build futures through programs that strengthen and support youth and families. CHS is a place that brings together smart, talented people from diverse backgrounds. We’ve cultivated a truly unique workplace environment that is anchored by our values…integrity, responsiveness, respect, partnerships, innovation and results.

This unique position will follow the school calendar year and the benefits of a school work day, you will get the opportunity to collaborate with school staff, parents and students on a daily basis. We are looking for an independent, self motivated and passionate LMFT or LCSW who wants to make a difference with students in their educational setting

To learn more about our programs, check out our website: www.centerforhumanservices.org.

Position Summary:

Provides educationally related mental health services (ERMHS) to students with IEPs who demonstrate emotional or behavioral issues which impede their ability to benefit from education. School based position – works 11 months of school calendar year.

Position: Behavioral Health Licensed Clinician
Hours: Full-Time / Non-Exempt /35-40 hours per week
Department/ Program: Behavioral Health Department
Reports to: Clinical Coordinator
Salary/ Hourly Wage: We offer competitive benefits, wages and bilingual differential
Final filing date: Continuous recruitment

To apply please click on the link below:



  1. Completed Master’s degree in Counseling/ Psychology or Social Work.
  2. Has licensure through California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  3. Ability to:
  4. Develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, client families and the professional community.
  5. Assess and prioritize client issues and determine needs.
  6. Establish clear boundaries in a diplomatic manner with clients and school personnel.
  7. Be open to feedback from clinical and administrative supervisors.
  8. Knowledge of:
  9. Theory, principles, techniques and trends in counseling and therapy.
  10. Evidenced Based Practices
  11. Community resources.
  12. Pass agency paid criminal justice screening including fingerprints.
  13. Pass agency paid health screening and/or drug testing. (if required)
  14. Valid California driver’s license and proof of auto insurance coverage.


  1. Develop and maintain a professional relationship with designated school personnel and with colleagues and staff.
  2. Conduct mental health assessments and complete an assessment report.
  3. Provide goals/objectives for client’s IEP.
  4. Update client’s IEP goals/objectives as appropriate.
  5. Provide progress reports to school district and client’s guardians.
  6. Consult with school staff as appropriate regarding client’s treatment issues.
  7. Provide counseling as written into the IEP for clients.
  8. Provide counseling as written into the IEP in an ED or specialized education classroom setting.
  9. Make appropriate referrals to community agency/events.
  10. Attend IEP meetings for clients.
  11. Attendance at individual and group supervision as assigned.
  12. Complete all necessary charting, reports and statistical information necessary for assigned client population.
  13. Maintain current paperwork for Modesto City Schools’ charts.
  14. Attend trainings, meetings and school events as needed or required.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.


  1. Represent the agency in a professional and competent manner.
  2. Advocate for the best interests of the agency and clients we serve.
  3. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, clients, supervisors and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, ancestry, political affiliation, citizenship, disability, medical conditions, marital status, amnesty and military or veteran status.
  4. Will promote and support a culturally and linguistically diverse workforce and be responsive to the population within our service area.
  5. Maintain confidentiality and confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or agency regulations.
  6. Participate in assigned scheduled agency meetings, in-service trainings, conferences and other trainings as determined by the supervisor. This includes serving as an agency representative at assigned community meetings.
  7. Observance of assigned working hours and program appointments by demonstrating promptness and thorough preparation.
  8. Performance of assigned duties with a positive attitude and in the spirit of teamwork, collaboration and cooperation.
  9. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  10. Perform job duties in a safe manner to ensure a safe working environment for oneself and others.
  11. Participates in and/or supports agency fund development activities and events.
  12. Preparation of assigned reports, work records, statistical data, job performance evaluations, work plans, etc. in a timely manner.

Selection process:

  1. Review of applications for minimum qualifications.
  2. Ranking of qualified applicants.
  3. Top 3-5 candidates scheduled for oral interview.

Medical/ Fingerprint Requirements:

This position may require a medical screening and fingerprinting.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Center for Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Recruiting, hiring, training, promotion and compensation are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Immigration Reform and Control Act:

Center for Human Services complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 by employing only United States citizens and non-citizens who are authorized to work in the United States. All employees are asked on their first day of employment to provide original documents verifying their right to work in the United States. In addition, this agency participates in E-Verify to electronically verify employment eligibility after an offer of employment has been accepted.


Center for Human Services reserves the right to revise this job announcement to better meet agency service needs. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in this flyer is information which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this position. Additional information can be found in the CHS Personnel Policies. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the CHS Administrative Office.

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