US Government, Department of Behavioral Health
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The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health invites qualified professionals to apply for the position of Licensed Psychologist II*. Licensed Psychologists II* are lead workers who direct a small number of clinical staff members. Typical duties consist of providing clinical and administrative consultation to their staff; which includes providing clinical, administrative, and psychological testing supervision for interns and/or staff obtaining hours towards licensure; screening prospective clients for appropriateness of program services; intervening in crisis situations; complex care coordination; auditing and monitoring charts; utilization review; payment authorization; selecting, administering, scoring, and interpreting a wide variety of objective and projective tests, including cognitive, psychodiagnostic, and project measures for the treatment of individuals diagnosed with severe mental illness or severe emotional disturbance; and participating in providing rehabilitative mental health/substance abuse services in clinic, field, and community settings to clients with severe mental, emotional and substance abuse disorders.
For additional details, please refer to the Clinical Therapist II – Psychologist job description.
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Serious and Persistent Mentally Ill involved with the Court System (Forensics)
The incumbent assigned to this program will function as a lead clinician responsible for providing direct services as well as supervision for additional staff providing services. Incumbent will have primary responsibility for assigning new referrals and conducting supervision of assessments for justice involved adults upon referral to specialty mental health services under the provision and/or facilitation of Mental Health Court and Mental Health Diversion for adults that have been incarcerated or are at risk of becoming incarcerated. Additional duties will include the reviewing and approving of court submitted recommendation reports. A majority of the face-to-face services are conducted within the clinic.
The incumbent assigned to this position will function as a lead clinician and be responsible for providing direct services as well as supervision to other staff providing services. Conducting and supervising Qualified Individual (QI) assessments for youth referred to residential care will be a primary function of this position. QI assessment results will be included in court submitted recommendation reports. Additional responsibilities will include the ongoing provision and facilitation of specialty mental health services.
The incumbent assigned to this position will function as a lead clinician and be responsible for providing direct services as well as supervision to other staff providing services within a One-Stop TAY Center located in the city of San Bernardino. Leading the multidisciplinary team in the provision of specialty mental health services to address the needs of the TAY population, many of which are former system involved youth, will be a primary responsibility of this position. These youth are coping with serious and persistent mental illnesses (SPMI) and are often involved in the shelter bed system.
The incumbent assigned to this position will function as a team member and a primary supervisory staff within an APA-Accredited Pre-Doctoral Internship Program. The supervised interns will have primary clinical assignments at various department locations throughout the county. Travel to these locations is required and related expenses will be reimbursed. Providing clinical supervision, testing supervision, in-services, and formal training are all required functions of this position. Additionally, this position will assist in the administrative oversight of the internship program.
Sponsorship: Please note San Bernardino County is not able to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship at the time of application or in the future.