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Mental Health America Of Los Angeles Long Beach , CA 90802

Posted 2 months ago


Department: Homeless Assistance Program Street to Home/ CHH

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt

Mission Category: Direct Service

Supervision Responsibilities:None

Summary:Under the general supervision of the Programs Manager, provide high quality wrap around services in a professional and responsible way. Targets individuals experiencing homelessness with serious mental illness, substance abuse disorders and may include chronic physical health conditions. Is a part of the housing programs and whose scope of practice includes making a DSM-5 diagnosis, using motivational interviewing and harm reduction treatment modalities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. This is not an exhaustive task list, and other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate or necessary by the supervisor or program director. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to any qualified person with a medical or psychiatric disability, providing it will not change the essential nature of the position, nor cause undue hardship to the Agencys operations. MHALA is an equal employer opportunity and service provider. The agency will consider candidates with a criminal history.

  • Responsible for completing diagnostic assessments and providing crisis intervention, counseling/ therapy and other interventions that promote mental health wellness and recovery

  • Provides a welcoming environment for individuals enrolled into the housing programs; shares responsibility and collaborates with team members to set-up, maintain, monitor, correct and enhance all day-to-day aspects of the housing programs functioning

  • Provides collateral supports which includes contacting family members and/or significant other with the individuals authorization to discuss how they can assist the person with their care/ treatment goals

  • Provide timely information and feedback to the Program Manager with regard to emergent staff, team or participant issues

  • Participate as a member of the safety committee.

  • Participate in some meetings with community partners.

  • Ensures that all services are culturally and linguistically respectful of and responsive to the individuals needs based on their cultural identity

  • Uses evidence-based practices to provide services to include: Critical Time Intervention, Motivational Interviewing, Housing First, Harm Reduction, and SOAR (preparing disability claims)

  • Facilitate enrollments of individuals into the housing programs, and referrals to other programs

  • Facilitate case management which includes assisting individuals with referrals and confirming attainment of the referrals to one or more of the following based on the persons need/desire: community mental health service, primary health services, income assistance/benefits establishment, supported employment and education; provide transportation, medication support, crisis intervention, life skills training, substance abuse treatment and housing services

  • Provides individual therapy/ counseling which includes using short-term solution and trauma focused interventions to assist individuals to manage symptoms, understand problematic behaviors and to develop and use more adaptive behaviors

  • Meet required outcomes as designated by grants

  • Oversee and monitor members individual and group activities both inside the program and out in the community as well as transporting members when appropriate. Devise and implement strategies for outreach to members who tend to have a difficult engaging and/or building an ongoing relationship.

  • Provide individual and group coaching, counseling mentoring instruction, training feedback and positive reinforcement for members in areas such as money management, grooming and hygiene, public transportation and other independent living skills

Position Requirements:

  • Current registration with California Board of Behavioral Science as Associate of Social Work (ASW) or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT)

  • Minimum of one year experience providing services to individuals who have a mental illness and who are homeless

  • Driving with current class C drivers license, a vehicle for transportation, proof of valid automobile insurance, the ability to be insured by MHALA liability insurance are conditions of employment

  • Must have good basic English writing skills, good basic computer skills and be highly organized

  • Must function well in a team-oriented approach to member services

  • Proficient in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local housing subsidy programs and the sources available for them

  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with public and private housing providers, mental health consumers and their family members or client advocates, vendors and other staff

  • Ability to track and interpret complex data sets for the program services and budget

  • Knowledge of community resources

  • Flexible work schedule to include some nights, weekends and holidays

  • TB clearance and re-testing every year are conditions of continued employment

Physical Demands

Intermittent = 1-5 % Occasional = 6-37% Frequently = 38-75 % Continuous = 76-100%

Sitting Percentage of time or hours per day ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO


Standing (stationary) Percentage of time or hours per day ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO


Walking Percentage of time or hours per day ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO


Lifting-Weight, type of object, frequency ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO

5-10 lbs

Carrying Weight, type of object, frequency ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO


Pushing Weight, type of object, times per hour, distance ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO

Closing filling cabinets

Pulling Weight, type of object, times per house, distance ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO

Opening filling cabinets

Bending Frequency, duration ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO

2 %

Kneeling Frequency, duration ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO

2 %

Squatting Frequency, duration ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO

2 %

Climbing Frequency, height, slope, number of steps ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO


Crawling Frequency, distance, surface ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO


Reaching Right/left/both, frequency, overhead/shoulders/chest/waist/below waist


Both, 5%

Grasping Right, left, both, frequency, power/simple ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO

Right or Left, 37%

Manipulation Right, left, both, frequency, fine/gross ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO

Both, 60-75%

Operating Machines, tools, equipment, vehicles ESSENTIAL FUNCTION YES ? NO

Vehicle to transport members, 5%-15% per week /computers, %, Smart phones 5%

Environmental Factors indoors/outdoors, Extremes: cold/humidity, noise, vibrations, dust

Indoors and outdoors

Personal- Protective Equipment


Reasonable Accommodation if you have a disability covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and are unable to perform the physical demands of this job. Please check box below and request an accommodation with the HR department.

Accommodation Needed YES NO

Employees Signature: _____________________________ Date: ________________

Employee Print Name: _____________________________

Supervisors Signature: ____________________________ Date: ________________

Supervisor Print Name: __________________________

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