Wellnest is a private, non-profit, community-based mental health clinic with over 90-years of service to the children of Central and South Los Angeles. We are looking for a Licensed, Registered or Psychology Assistant to provide direct services to the Central and South Los Angeles Community
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides a variety of mental health services to culturally diverse population in Central and South Los Angeles Community. Clinical activities include but may not be limited to 1) assessment and diagnosis using DSM 5 and ICD-10 manuals, 2) collaboration with clients and caregivers to develop treatment plans focused on reducing impairment, improve resiliency and family functioning, and connecting families with supportive community resources, 3) providing individual, family, and group psychotherapy in the office, at home, in schools, and in the community, and 4) opportunity to provide psychological assessments and testing. Psychologists work with a multidisciplinary team within and outside the agency which can include caregivers/parents, school staff, DCFS, Case Managers, and medical staff. Psychologist must demonstrate an ability to relate to a culturally diverse population and staff. Psychologists provide community outreach as a way to engage the community in life-long wellness and support of the agency. Psychologists are responsible for timely completion of clinical documents using the agency’s Electronic Health Record including Treatment plans, Progress notes, Assessments, and other clinical documentation. These are expected to be compliant with state and LA County Department of Mental Health (DMH) guidelines and timeframes. Duties and responsibilities reflect Wellnest’s Core Values including Excellence and Integrity, Integrated and Accessible care, Life-Long Wellness, Empowerment and Respect, a Family-Focused Approach, and Productive Partnerships with other community institutions.