County Of Sonoma

575 Adminstration Dr Rm 116B
Santa Rosa , CA
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Behavioral Health Clinician Intern

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on November 15, 2019

Behavioral Health Clinician Interns practice under the supervision of a program manager, and have the opportunity to receive additional training in diagnosing and treating clients. They provide recovery-oriented behavioral health interventions to adults, families, adolescents, and children. These services include individual and group counseling, case management, crisis intervention, and outreach. Behavioral Health Clinician Interns work in the following programs: adult outpatient programs, intake teams, teams focused on a specific geographic region, youth and family outpatient programs, community-based teams, the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), the Mobile Support Team, forensic programs, or Hospital Liaison & Utilization Review.

The ideal candidates for these positions:

  • Work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Possess the ability to multi-task and set priorities independently and an understanding of when to seek supervision and consultation
  • Possess strong attention to detail
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Have prior recovery-focused professional experience with substance abuse disorder and/or mental health clients
  • Are currently registered as Medicare providers or willing to register upon appointment

About the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU)

The CSU's dedicated team of licensed mental health clinicians, psychiatric nurses, and psychiatrists provide crisis intervention, medication assessment, stabilization, and information and referral services 24-hours a day, 7 days a week for adults, children, and families experiencing a mental health crisis. The CSU provides up to 23-hours of supportive care, including medications for individuals in an acute mental health crisis. For those needing a higher level of care, voluntary crisis residential services or inpatient hospitalization are arranged.

Please visit the Behavioral Health Division's website for more information on its programs and services.