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Requisition Number 17-0142
Post Date 6/16/2017
Title Therapist I
Full Time/Part Time FT/Exempt - Salaried
Division Clinical
Pay Frequency Semi-Monthly
City Los Angeles
State CA

Didi Hirsch is seekling unlicensed therapists to work under the supervision of the Lead Clinical Supervisor and provide direct clinical and case management services to clients who currently display or have a history of Mental Illness in the Adult Outpatient Program.


Successful candidates will have experience with the severly mentally ill adult population and have provided service in a field-based capacity.   


Essential Functions

  • Providing crisis intervention and  facilitates conflict resolution to clients.
  • Providing  intensive, short- or long-term individual and /or group therapy onsite, in educational institutions, and/ or community agencies.
  • Performing  intake assessments by phone and/or in-person, client evaluations, and provides diagnoses.
  • Formulating a plan of treatment which promotes development and maintenance of individual goals designed to facilitate individual growth, improve social interaction.
  • Assessing and monitors condition of client to evaluate success of treatment and adapts interventions as needed.
  • Providing case management to include referral and links to community support services, psychiatrist, medical care, housing, rehabilitation & drug/alcohol services and social activity groups.
  • Interfacing and collaborating with clinic psychiatrist regarding client treatment planning.
  • Preparing educational materials for training and presentations
  • Monitoring and maintains documentation of client services, ensuring compliance with agency policies and procedures, and other related agencies standards and guidelines.







The required skills and mastery for success in this role:

  • Must be currently registered with the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as a MFTI, ACSW, or PCCI.  We will also consider waivered psychologists.
  • 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 work in a variety of settings which include; outpatient and field based.
  • 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.  Electronic health record experience preferred.
  • 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 those with a history of mental illness and/or substance abuse and their families.
  • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practices, Co-Occurring Disorders and/or the Recovery Model of treatment.
  • Knowledge of therapeutic intervention, assessment & intake, and individual/family therapy.
  • Know and comply with confidentiality laws, program policies,documentation guidelines and all other related state, and federal regulations.
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention and clinical documentation( DMH paperwork experience a plus)
  • Experience working in a organized  manner when completing paperwork  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.


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  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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Didi Hirsch is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religious belief (including dress or grooming practices), color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including breast feeding), age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identification and expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, family care, marital status, status as a veteran or qualified disabled veteran, or any other classification protected by law.

Didi Hirsch is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment. We are an EEO/AA Employer.