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Psychologist/Mental Health Clinician I or II - PIER

SFV Community Mental Health Los Angeles Full-Time
$50,000.00 - $52,000.00 / year
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Provide screening, assessment, and treatment intervention utilizing the PIER model, an evidence based program (EBP) treating youth and young adults ages 12-25 who are exhibiting early high-risk clinical signs of psychosis. Provide Multifamily Groups and participate as part of the multidisciplinary PIER treatment team with each client and family.



Provide screening, assessment, individual, family, and collateral therapy services with clients referred to the PIER Program who are exhibiting early high-risk clinical signs of psychosis. Also will provide Multifamily Groups as part of the PIER EBP model of treatment.

Consult and coordinate with PIER treatment team, including the Nurse Practitioners and/or Psychiatrists, in case planning, case disposition, linkage to other needed community services and resources, and in discharge planning.

Responsible for meeting the required Productivity expectation on an ongoing and consistent basis.  Responsible for Chart Documentation including assessments, log sheets, progress notes, and all additional documentation as required.

Ensure chart documentation is completed and submitted within required timelines; specifically, Progress Notes are completed utilizing the Collaborative Documentation model during sessions and then submitted after sessions or within 48 hours.

Provide Case Management and Linkage in coordination with the treatment team to assist with overall family functioning.  Provide and assist with Crisis Intervention as needed.

Participates in weekly PIER Program Staff Meetings.  Participate in weekly Individual and Group Supervision.  Provide services within the community in homes and other field-based locations as appropriate with each client/family.

Provide Community Outreach Services (COS) and Engagement activities in the community to provide information on the PIER Program and train on the identification of early high-risk clinical signs of psychosis and how to refer to the program for screening and assessment.


Doctorate of Philosophy or Psychology from an accredited university AND current registration with the California Board of Psychology and waiver obtained through the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

Must maintain current status as a registered/waivered/licensed professional under California law.

Minimum two (2) years’ experience providing mental health (or similar) services to youth and young adults with specific experience screening for psychosis required.

Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and personal, valid car insurance.

Must pass Department of Justice fingerprint clearance.

Bilingual Spanish-speaking is highly preferred.

Cultural sensitivity.  Maturity, flexibility, leadership qualities, professionalism, and strong clinical skills are required.

Must have personal, reliable transportation to conduct in-home visits.


The job location is in an outpatient clinic setting.  The working environment is free from any recognized hazards.  The M.H. Clinician I will be exposed to different environments (i.e., client’s home), while conducting field visits.

Recommended skills

Crisis Intervention
Case Management
Mental Health
Spanish Language
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