Named one of the best places to work in California!
We are committed to providing a challenging, career-enhancing environment for dedicated professionals desiring to make a difference in the lives of young people and their families. Stars Behavioral Health Group (SBHG) currently employs approximately 1,200 people at 22 different sites throughout California in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Fresno, Santa Clara, and Alameda counties. We serve more than 20,000 children, youth and families annually throughout the state.
Our experienced staff of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Specialists, Parent Partners and other therapists/counselors provide case management, mental health care and a range of support services in schools, homes or other community settings. Our dedicated teams work collaboratively and in partnership with family members, school administrators and faculty, county social workers, case managers, probations officers and other agencies.
JOB SUMMARY:This position conducts oversight of the programming and service delivery; conducts staff supervision; acts as a resource for therapists in the delivery of therapeutic services; performs diagnostic evaluations; and develops treatment plans.Supports data collection and CQI efforts; maintains liaison with the County.
Applicants must have attained the age of 18 years of age
Employment is contingent on:
completing a pre-employment Health Screening and a TB clearance
“clear” or approved Live Scan results and Criminal Background Clearance
Master's degree or PhD in Social Work, Psychology, or Marriage, Family and Child Counseling from an accredited college
Four (4) years direct service experience with
the mentally ill, preferably adults
Two (2) years supervising direct care staff,
in a health care setting.
Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Clinical
Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Valid California Driver’s License.
First Aid certification from persons qualified by agencies including but not limited
to the American Red Cross.
Ability to interact and communicate both
verbally and in writing with seriously and persistently mentally disordered
clients, other staff, physicians, county agencies, other health care providers
and the public.
Demonstrated understanding of psychiatric
illness and its treatment.
Demonstrated leadership, organization and
Demonstrated ability to visually and audibly
assess the mental status, behavior and needs of potential admissions to the
Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of
community services and county agencies preferred.
Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse
Knowledge of Federal, State, County and local
regulations, especially, Title 22, Title 9, and Patient’s Rights.
Ability to sit most of the working day.
Ability to visually and audibly assess
client's behavior and needs.
Blood and Body Fluid Contact (Category I)
Demonstrated use of Professional Assault
Crisis Training (Pro-ACT)
Demonstrated use of Standard Precautions.
MFTI and ACSW’s receive supervision for BBS hours
Company paid benefits package including medical, dental and vision and many other voluntary benefits
Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay
Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development
Flexible work schedule and environment