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Therapist I Bilingual - Partially Remote - 5K SIGN-ON BONUS

72% Flex
Full Remote
67 - 67K yearly
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United States

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Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services SME
501 - 1000 Employees
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Therapist I Bilingual (Inglewood Child and Family)

We are offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for new staff hired into this role full-time. This position is partially remote, and you have the option to elect into a 9/80 flex work schedule. The pay range for this role is between $66,600 - $67,400 annually. **

About Didi Hirsch**

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has been a national leader in whole-person mental health, crisis care, and substance use services since 1942 and is home to the nation’s first Suicide Prevention Center. We are a nonprofit organization providing care to nearly 200,000 people annually across our programs. Didi Hirsch has deep roots in community-based mental health and a commitment to providing culturally responsive services that are just and equitable.

As an organization, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. More than 1,000 dedicated employees and volunteers make Didi Hirsch’s work possible. We intentionally recruit and retain a workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve and strive to cultivate a sense of belonging for them. We embrace employees and candidates from all backgrounds who want to help make this vision a reality. **


Our therapists are responsible for providing crisis intervention, intake assessment, and individual, family, and group psychotherapy to adults with a history of mental illness and/or substance use issues. **

Primary Duties**

  • Provides intake assessment, crisis intervention, short-term therapy and facilitates conflict resolution in office or field to children, adults, and families with a history of mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders.
  • Independently performs intake assessments and formulates diagnoses and case conceptualization using a culturally competent approach.
  • Demonstrates collaborative approach within a multidisciplinary team and external systems; interfaces and collaborates with clinic psychiatrist regarding assessment and intake.
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize a whole person/integrated care approach in assessment, treatment planning and intervention.
  • Demonstrates competency in managing crises with minimal guidance.
  • Assesses treatment progress and adapts interventions as needed.
  • Uses collaborative documentation during therapy sessions in accordance with Agency standards.
  • Uses evidence based practice (EBP) to formulate an initial plan of treatment; assesses and monitors condition of client to evaluate treatment and adapts interventions as needed.
  • Assists with client evaluations, clinical diagnoses and case disposition.
  • Incorporates new technologies into treatment, including outcome measurements, to improve access, client engagement and effectiveness.
  • Initiates psychiatric holds for clients presenting a danger to themselves or others and/or are gravely disabled, and in need of hospitalization.
  • Provides some case management to include referral and linkages to internal and community support services, such as psychiatrists, primary medical care, housing, rehabilitation programs, drug/alcohol services and social activity groups.
  • Monitors and maintains documentation of client services; ensures compliance with Agency, county, state and federal policies and procedures, standards and guidelines.
  • Will carry a caseload of clients and meets Agency client service expectations as assigned.
  • May be asked to provide after hours on call coverage and/or Officer of the Day duties.
  • Attends and participates in Agency and program/team meetings, individual/group supervision, and related community Agency meetings as required/requested.

Position Requirements

  • Fluency in required language for assigned program (Spanish)
  • Holds a degree as an MSW, MFT, PCC, Psy.D, PhD, and one to two years experience working with those with a history of mental illness and/or substance use in a social service/mental health environment.
  • Must be registered with BBS or Board of Psychology as an AMFT, ACSW, APCC.
  • Current knowledge of all job specific skills including crisis intervention and individual/family therapy, multicultural and socio-economic issues, and documentation standards.
  • Ability to transport clients using personal or Agency vehicle and/or public transportation.
  • Current California driver’s license, car insurance, and a driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance carrier.
  • Expected to have or receive LPS certification (within 1 year of start date) to perform psychiatric holds for clients who are gravely disabled, and/or exhibiting a danger to self or others.
  • Previous experience as a counselor, or working in a social services setting helpful but not required.

Required profile


Spoken language(s):
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Soft Skills

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Collaborative
  • Cultural Competence
  • Adaptability

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