Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Therapist I Bilingual in Inglewood, California




Scope of Position


Bilingual Therapist I (Unlicensed Therapist) under the supervision of the Program Coordinator will provide clinical service to clients in the CalWorks program at our Inglewood site. The clients are Adults ages 18-60.


Essential Function

  • Provides crisis intervention and facilitates conflict resolution.

  • Provides intensive, short- or long-term individual and /or group therapy.

  • Performs intake assessments by phone and/or in-person, client evaluations, and provides diagnoses.

  • Formulates a plan of treatment which promotes development and maintenance of individual goals designed to facilitate individual growth, improve social interaction.

  • Assesses and monitors condition of client to evaluate success of treatment and adapts interventions as needed.

  • Provides case management to include referral and links to community support services, psychiatrist, medical care, housing, rehabilitation & drug/alcohol services and social activity groups.

  • Interfaces and collaborates with clinic psychiatrist regarding client treatment planning.

  • Monitors and maintains documentation of client services, ensuring compliance with Agency policies and procedures, DMH contract and other related agencies standards and guidelines.




Required Qualifications

  • Must be currently registered with the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as ACSW, MFTI, or PCCI.

  • 1-2 years experience working with individuals with a history of mental illness and/or substance abuse in a social service/mental health environment.

  • Must be able to provide clinical services in Spanish (Read, Write, and Assess, and Communicate)

  • Knowledge of conducting intensive therapy and case management.

  • Ability to utilize analysis, experience, and judgment to make decisions.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Experience using MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Current CA license and a driving record acceptable to the Agency's insurance.

  • Must be able to do field work and available to work evenings occasionally.

Additional Qualifications

  • A working knowledge of conducting individual therapy sessions for indviduals with a history of mental illness and/or substance abuse.

  • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practices, Co-Occurring Disorders and/or the Recovery Model of treatment.

  • Knowledge of therapeutic intervention, and assessment & intake.

  • Knowledge of crisis intervention, documentation, psychiatric intern supervision, and multicultural and socio-economic issues.

  • Experience working with DMH paperwork experience is highly desired.

  • The ability to support the values and mission of Didi Hirsch as related to employment.

Didi Hirsch is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities

Requisition Number: 16-0104

Post Date: 7/19/2016

Title: Therapist I Bilingual

Full Time/Part Time: FT/Exempt - Salaried

Division: Clinical Operations

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Pay Frequency: Semi-Monthly

City: Inglewood

State: CA