Adult Program Bilingual Therapist – Didi Hirsch – Glendale

Adult Program Bilingual Therapist – Didi Hirsch – Glendale

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Didi Hirsch is seeking a mission driven, bilingual speaking therapist to work within our Adult Outpatient program at our Glendale, CA location.

Essential Functions

  •   Provides crisis intervention and facilitates conflict resolution.
  •   Provides intensive, short- or long-term individual and /or group therapy.
  •   Performs intake assessments by phone and/or in-person, client evaluations, and provides diagnoses.
  •   Formulates a plan of treatment which promotes development and maintenance of individual goals designed tofacilitate individual growth, improve social interaction.
  •   Assesses and monitors condition of client to evaluate success of treatment and adapts interventions as needed.
  •   Provides case management to include referral and links to community support services, psychiatrist, medical care,housing, rehabilitation & drug/alcohol services and social activity groups.
  •   Interfaces and collaborates with clinic psychiatrist regarding client treatment planning.
  •   Monitors and maintains documentation of client services, ensuring compliance with Agency policies and procedures,DMH contract and other related agencies standards and guidelines.Required Qualifications
  •   Must be currently registered with the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) as MFTI or an ASW.
  •   Must be able to provide clinical services fluently in both English/Armenian or English/Spanish (read,write,speak)
  •   Must at least 2 years of substance abuse experience or certification as a substance abuse counselor.
  •   One to two years’ experience working with individuals with a history of mental illness and/or substance abuse in asocial service/mental health environment.
  •   Knowledge of conducting intensive therapy and case management.
  •   Ability to utilize analysis, experience, and judgment to make decisions.
  •   Strong written and oral communication skills.
  •   Experience using MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  •   Current CA license and a driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance.
  •   Must be able to do field work and available to work evenings occasionally.Additional Qualifications
  •   A working knowledge of conducting individual therapy sessions for indviduals with a history of mental illness and/or substance abuse.
  •   Knowledge of Evidence Based Practices, Co-Occurring Disorders and/or the Recovery Model of treatment.
  •   Knowledge of therapeutic intervention, and assessment & intake.
  •   Knowledge of crisis intervention, documentation, psychiatric intern supervision, and multicultural and socio-economic issues.
  •   Experience working with DMH paperwork experience is highly desired.
  •   The ability to support the values and mission of Didi Hirsch as related to employment.
  •   Strong working knowledge of crisis intervention and individual therapy, documentation, exposure to psychiatric internsupervision, and multicultural and socio-economic issues.For more information or to apply, please visit

    “Didi Hirsch is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.”