Licensed Mental Health Therapist Position — Community Mental Health Hub

Position Description

Title: Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Reports To: VP: Mental Health Hub 

Job Family: Mental Health

Department: Clinical Staff

Supervises: n/a

Last Updated: October 2022

Salary: $75,000-$85,000 w/ Sign on Bonus 

Hanna Mission Statement:

Since 1945, Hanna has provided a safe and supportive environment for at-risk youths through its fully accredited high school that delivers a competency-based, trauma-informed, and culturally relevant curriculum designed to help at-risk youths from underserved and/or disadvantaged communities create positive and permanent changes in their lives. Today, Hanna’s Mental Health Hub proudly serves communities in the North Bay by providing access to mental health services for youths of all ages and their families. Hanna’s goal is to provide youths with a clear plan and path to move forward in their lives.

Key Function/Purpose of Position:

The Mental Health Therapist shall be responsible for compassionately addressing the complex and diverse therapeutic needs of students using a trauma-specific and culturally informed approach to psychotherapy. The Mental Health Therapist shall work collaboratively with youths and families of diverse backgrounds to provide comprehensive psychotherapy services that support students with developing positive and permanent life changes. Additionally, the Mental Health Therapist will supervise unlicensed clinicians and/or trainees and will participate in weekly internal department meetings and group consultations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design engaging therapeutic prevention and intervention activities
  • Maintain clear and accurate progress notes and closing summaries 
  • Regularly assess clients and revise treatment plans as needed every 6 months
  • Lead weekly psychoeducational and/or therapy groups and monthly workshops
  • Conduct a minimum of 20 hours of individual and group therapy sessions per week

Essential Skills & Qualities:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Exemplary conflict-resolution skills 
  • Natural ability to lead and direct others 
  • Above-average verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships  

Core Competencies:

  • Trauma-specific therapy techniques 
  • Building and directing effective teams
  • Therapeutic prevention and intervention 
  • Psychoeducational workshops and/or training 

Technical Competencies:

  • 1:1 and group therapy 
  • CANS-Trauma Comprehensive Assessment 
  • Substance use and/or substance abuse in youth populations 

Salary/Status: 

  • Exempt

Experience: 

  • Youth, young adults, and family therapy 

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Mental Health or higher (i.e. Counseling, Clinical Psychology)
  • Licensed MFT, LCSW, or PhD/PsyD

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift and/or carry up to 20 lbs. (occasionally)
  • Office environment including desk or computer terminal
  • Clear background check and pre-employment drug screening 
  • COVID-19 vaccination and booster or verified medical/religious exemption

Hanna offers a robust benefit plan including, Medical, Dental, Vision, 3 weeks PTO, 401k + match, Professional Development reimbursement, Flexible Spending, Life, ADD insurance.

Ready to Apply?

Send your resume and cover letter to: jobs@hannacenter.org