Associate Mental Health Clinician

  • Compensation: $32.00 to $33.00
  • Required Qualifications:
  • City/State: San Diego, CA

BPSR CC provides clinical care coordination, rehabilitation and recovery services for adult clients, ages 18+ with SMIs on an outpatient basis, including adults with a COD; and performs related work required. Older Adult Specialist provides services to adults 60+ and emphasizes evidence-based practices when working with the older adult population. Crisis Intervention Specialist provides services to clients actively experiencing a crisis and provides care that is specialized in crisis intervention. CODs Specialist provides services for clients with CODs, emphasizes EBPs for promoting recovery from a COD; stewards coordination of care for all individuals dually enrolled in BPSR and SUD treatment services. TAY Specialist provides service to clients identified as TAY and emphasizes EBPs for clients in TAY category.


The Healing Oaks Hybrid Outpatient Clinic (HOC), a Short-Doyle Medi-Cal certified (SD/MC) and Drug Medi-Cal (DMC-ODS) Program, that will provide outpatient psychiatric and behavioral health services to individuals ages 18+ with severe mental illnesses (SMI), including co-occurring disorders (COD), in the Central Region of San Diego of zip-code 92114. As a hybrid outpatient and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), HOC will provide evidence-based services to include psycho-social rehabilitation practices with a strengths-based emphasis that include psychosocial rehabilitation, psychiatric medication management, individual and group counseling, employment support, peer support, urgent walk-in and assessment, mobile outreach, case management, MAT, ambulatory withdrawal management (WM), recovery services, and both outpatient (ODT) and intensive outpatient (IOT) substance use treatment. These services have been designed to help residents in San Diego County with specialized care for transitional-aged youth (TAY), perinatal and parenting women and their children, justice involved individuals, and individuals with co-occurring disorder to include severe mental illness. Through these services, HOC will help residents of the community increase their functionality, live more fulfilling lives, and transition into lower levels of care and ultimately achieve a sustained recovery from substance use and mental illness. HOC’s services also include specialized programs for TAY, Older Adults, and individuals with COD that are person-centered, individualized, clinically effective, outcomes-driven, culturally responsive, gender-specific, trauma-informed, developmentally appropriate, and inclusive of Evidence base (EB) treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery service approaches.


  • Master’s degree and higher (waived PsyD or PhD) in social work, marriage and family therapy, or counseling with graduate level internship experience with SMI clients or 1-2 years post master’s experience working with SMI including those with COD or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • OA Specialist: Previous experience working with adults aged 60+ required.
  • Crisis Intervention Specialist: Previous experience in an acute care setting or crisis response agency required.
  • CODs Specialist: Previous experience with individuals with CODs required.
  • For TAY Specialist: Previous experience with TAY population required