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Therapist *** URGENTLY HIRING ***

Company: SHIELDS for Families
Location: Lynwood
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

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Salary commensurate with experience: $65,000 to $74,000

Full Time: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

*** Flexible Hours Available

Benefits and Perks: Supportive, fun and friendly team environment!

The Therapist provides crisis intervention, intake assessment, individual, family and group therapy to adults, children and families with a history of mental illness. This includes coordinating support services to assist clients with independent living. The Therapist is responsible for monitoring and maintaining documentation of client services within clients' charts, ensuring compliance with agency policies and procedures, Department of Mental Health contract and other related agencies' standards and guidelines.


SHIELDS ARK Program serves adults with substance use disorders. Participants are part of the general community, General Relief (GR), AB 109 re-entry, or Drug Court programs. Additionally, the ARK program serves adults with an open DCFS case and adults on probation or parole. The Ark is certified by the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) and is licensed to operate in Lynwood.

Benefits and Perks: Supportive, fun and friendly team environment!

---Competitive Wages

---Vacation and sick leave

---Employer paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance

---Retirement 403b plan and supplemental insurance benefits

---17 paid holidays plus paid birthday off & anniversary day

---BBS supervision, on-going clinical training and CEUs available

---Employee referral bonus

---Employee Assistance Program

---Employee discount programs to theme parks, movies, hotels and car rentals

---Paid educational leave

---Paid drive time and mileage reimbursement

---Eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness



  • Master's Degree-Registered or licensed with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an ACSW, AMFT, APCC, LMFT, LCSW or LPCC.
  • Two years of experience working with individuals with a history of mental illness in a social service/mental health environment.
  • Current California driver's license, valid car insurance and registration.
  • DMH documentation and EXYM experience a plus.
  • COVID-19 vaccination required. May request medical or religious exemption if applicable.
    If you require reasonable accommodation of a disability in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 323.242.5000, Ext. 1258 or by email to .

Keywords: SHIELDS for Families, Lynwood , Therapist *** URGENTLY HIRING ***, Healthcare , Lynwood, California

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