Crisis Stabilization Clinician (AMFT, APCC, ACSW) - #689948

STARS Behavioral Health Group

Date: 1 week ago

City: Victorville, California

Salary: $64,480 - $76,000 / year

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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Job Title:
Crisis Stabilization Clinician (AMFT, APCC, ACSW)

Desert Hills Crisis Residential Treatment

Starting Rate:

Working Location:

Working Hours/Shift:
AM Shift

What SBHG brings to you (benefits):

  • Competitive compensation
  • Company paid benefits package including medical, dental and vision and many other voluntary benefits for employees
  • Generous vacation and holiday pay
  • On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development
  • AMFT, ACSW and APCC’s receive supervision for BBS hours (when applicable)
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JOB SUMMARY: This position assesses clients at start of treatment (reviews as needed), develops and maintains treatment plans, and conducts family collateral and discharge planning

Shift: 9:00am -5:30pm Mon- Fri, rotating weekend schedule


Applicants must have attained the age of 18 years of age

Employment is contingent on:

  • Successfully completing a pre-employment Health Screening and a TB clearance
  • Receipt of “clear” or approved Live Scan results and Criminal Background Clearance


  • Masters Degree in psychology, social work or other related mental health field
  • License or Certification
  • Registered with the Board of Behavioral Science as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) or Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW)
  • Valid California Driver's License.
  • First Aid certification from persons qualified by agencies including but not limited to the American Red Cross.

Other Qualifications Required:

  • Ability to relate to youth and adults with emotional disturbances and their families.
  • Ability to drive to and from client’s homes and elsewhere in personal vehicle.
  • Ability to perform clear and concise documentation.
  • Knowledge of Community Resources, especially related to the Mental Health field, is highly desirable to make appropriate linkages.

Specialized Skills

  • Ability to interact and communicate both verbally and in writing with seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents, parents, foster parents, care takers, schools, other staff, physicians, county agencies, other health care providers and the public.
  • Demonstrated understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment.
  • Demonstrated organization and management skills.
  • Demonstrated CSI Skills
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of community services and county agencies preferred.
  • Ability to develop ongoing relationships with referral sources and interface with County Mental Health Departments and Educational Districts.
  • Physical Requirements
  • Ability to visually and audibly assess adolescent’s behavior and needs.


  • Assaultive clients
  • Blood and Body Fluid Contact (Category I)
  • Operation of vehicle.

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To apply please email:

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Grade pay range: 64,480.00 - 76,000.00 USD Annual

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