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Case ManagerVarious departments available

The Case Manager works with various multi-disciplinary teams to assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of a service plan for each client that identifies the client’s personal, social, emotional, mental health, education, physical and/or financial needs and goals.  Reviews and collects information related to the client’s socio-economic history, treatment history, education history and other relevant data to the formulation of a service plan.  Participates with staff in providing screening services to clients who attend the Clinic’s services, including completion of pay or financial information (PFI’s) forms and other needed/assigned documentation.  Attends case conference meetings to assist and participate in case disposition and follow-up.  Mediates and advocates on behalf of the client to help him/her obtain and keep suitable foster care/housing, health care and mental health service, education/school services, benefit entitlements, etc.  Searches the community and presents options for additional needed or desired services (ei., emancipation services; sober living opportunities; education enrichment; scholarships, grants or job training programs; age-appropriate social opportunities; parenting classes).  Performs other duties as assigned. Various positions available with various departments.


The position requires a BA/BS in social work or related field OR a license as an LVN or LPT, with an emphasis in community mental health work; a valid CA driver license and insurable driving record; own reliable transportation in order to travel to the community to make home, school, job site/or other community-based visits to assist the client in living, learning and working successfully. Bilingual/Biliterate Spanish ability highly preferred.

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Child Care Specialist – Part TimeVarious departments available

The successful candidate must demonstrate sufficient previous experience to be able to effectively plan for and participate in a wide range of activities for children in a supervised child care/play setting, and to appropriately intervene and re-direct the behavior of children. In addition, the Specialist must: function as a positive role model of adult behavior for young children, demonstrate loving kindness, patience, and mature and balanced judgment; be extremely organized and bring a calm sense of structure to activities being conducted; enjoy and relate positively to an ethnically diverse population of children. The ability to speak fluent grammatically correct English and Spanish is required.


In keeping with Clinic policy for all employees, the successful applicant must also complete a test for TB and fingerprint clearance by the US Department of Justice. Candidate must also have a CA driver's license with an insurable driving record.

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Child Psychiatrists Independent Contractors

We have immediate openings for Psychiatrists to independently contract with the Clinic to provide psychiatric services, including. Early Intervention and Community Wellness Programs offer a range of specialized services for children ages 0-5, and their families, ensuring that very young children, who otherwise would not have been identified as needing mental health intervention until they reached school age, receive access to mental health services.

As an independent contractor, psychiatrists provide psychiatric services to children ranging in age from approximately 3-21 years old including psychiatric evaluations, consultations and medication support using an electronic health record system. As members of the multi-disciplinary treatment team, you will also participate in case conferences meetings, trainings, etc. Psychiatrists comply with Clinic and/or Department of Mental Health policy regarding confidentiality, child abuse reporting, drug-free workplace, chart documentation & maintenance, documentation of units/service provided and Clinic productivity expectations. Psychiatrists may be assigned to satellite offices as necessary to provide client services.

Psychiatrists possess and provide updated documentation of current, valid licenses or certificates to perform the services described above, i.e. California physician's certificate and valid DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. Ongoing TB and fingerprint clearance obtained through the Clinic's provider are also required.

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Clinical Therapist Various Departments Available

Duties & Responsibilities

The Clinical Therapist: may serve a caseload of clients, provides walk-in clinic services and performs intakes; visits school and home, interviews and collects information from clients, identifies symptoms, makes diagnoses and develops a therapeutic or treatment plan with the treatment team, plans and administers therapeutic treatment within accepted professional guidelines, runs therapy groups for children & parents/caregivers, and provides family/group therapy on and off site. Also, consults with clinical supervisor, medical doctor, Clinic peers or other specialties. Timely completes required progress notes and paperwork. Meets or exceeds productivity requirements. Various positions available with various departments.


Minimum of a master's degree or equivalent (MSW, MA, Ph.D., PsyD, or MS) plus clinical experience and/or training directly related to children and child counseling. While at least 1000 completed hours toward licensure is preferred, applicants with less than 1000 hours will be considered. Supervised clinical hours for master's level clinicians obtaining hours toward licensure is provided. Current registration with licensing board is required, as is a valid, CA driver license and insurable driving record. Bilingual Spanish speaking ability is highly desired. Fingerprint clearance through the Department of Justice and current TB clearance are also required.

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Clinical Supervisor Various Departments Available

Clinical Supervisors work as part of multidisciplinary teams providing mental health services to children and their families/caregivers by providing clinical supervision to staff obtaining hours towards licensure in their respective disciplines, within Clinic and Board standards and performing related duties. Some positions may include a client case load and/or part-time status and/or contractor status, depending on duties performed. Supervisors also timely complete required notes, paperwork, supervision logs, attend meetings, provide staff trainings, may evaluate staff clinical skills and may meet productivity requirements, again depending on actual duties performed. Supervisors are responsible for reviewing supervisees chart documentation, and reviewing charts for timeliness and appropriateness of services. Supervisors may be assigned to Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health or other programs. Other duties will be assigned.


Minimum of a master's degree or equivalent (MSW, MA, Ph.D., PsyD, or MS) plus licensure and clinical experience and/or training directly related to children and child counseling. Clinical Supervisors must have and maintain current, valid licensure and four years of experience to provide supervision to staff obtaining hours, per their respective Board requirements. Demonstrated knowledge of Board and Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health requirements highly preferred. Bilingual Spanish speaking ability is also highly desired. In keeping with Clinic policy, successful applicants must also complete a test for TB and fingerprint clearance by the Department of Justice. A current, valid CA driver license and insurable driving record is required.

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Early Intervention & Community Wellness Clinical Supervisor

The Clinic is a private, non-profit, community-based mental health services provider with a 90-year history of service to the children of Central and South Central Los Angeles. We have an immediate opening for a full-time Clinical Supervisor in our Early Intervention & Community Wellness Division. In this division, experience providing services with children aged 0-5 is required.

Duties & Responsibilities

As a clinical supervisor, this position works as part of multidisciplinary team providing mental health services to children and their families/caregivers. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for ensuring staff has the knowledge, tools, and skills to be successful in their job including providing quality client care and completing documentation. Active use of an electronic health record system and agency quality services measures reports with staff is required during in-person supervision, as is field supervision with staff in the community and/or client homes. Supervisors also oversee services to ensure timely staff completion of program outcome measures and other program-related tasks with a goal of providing quality services. This position requires a great deal of tact and judgment while working according to the Clinic’s mission and Standards of Effective Care.

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the completion of required supervision notes, staff evaluations per agency requirements, assess clinical and job task judgment, perform electronic chart/note reviews, oversee supervisees’ client schedules to ensure appropriate services delivery according to model of service and caseloads, and model collaborate documentation practices. The Clinical supervisor is responsible for completion and submission of written reports addressing review of supervisees chart documentation and reviewing client records.

Requirements Summary

Minimum of a master’s degree or equivalent (MSW, MA, Ph.D., PsyD, or MS) and clinical experience and/or training directly related to working with children in the 0-5 age population. Clinical Supervisors must have and maintain current, valid licensure and sufficient years of experience to provide supervision to staff obtaining hours, per their respective Board requirements, a valid CA driver license with own, reliable transportation and a driving record insurable by the Clinic. A Clinical Supervisor in the Early Intervention and Community Wellness Division is required to have clinical experience working with children 0-5 years of age and their family. It is preferred that applicants are seeking endorsement through the CA Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Center. Prior supervisory experience in Early Childhood program is a plus. $3000 is awarded for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist Endorsement. Demonstrated knowledge of Board and Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health requirements and community based services delivery highly preferred. Bilingual Spanish speaking ability is also highly desired.

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Employment Specialist SEIPS Program TAY youth

Join our expanding transition age youth team for ages 18 up to 25 years old In the Avis and Mark Ridley-Thomas Life Learning Program! The Supported Employment: Individualized Placement and Support program has two full time positions to work at least 60% time in the field using own, reliable transportation as job developers to support transition age youth in gaining employment. Identify and work with employers to provide job opportunities for SEIPS participants; support SEIPS clients in gaining skills to obtain their jobs; coordinate services with mental health services team members and youths’ mental health services plans. Valid, CA driver license and driving record insurable by the Clinic, a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or human services and one to two years of similar or same work experience are required. Experience using an electronic health record to timely complete mental health services/job placement client services documentation and Spanish speaking ability are preferred. Employment Specialists are provided laptops and other supports to collaboratively document services/job site information with youth and employers while working in the field.

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Grants Associate

This position reports to the Vice President of Advancement and External Affairs and is responsible for achieving specific revenue goals by executing grants and foundation fundraising activities and any additional advancement activities as needed. The Grants Associate will maintain the Clinic’s overall foundation, corporate and government grants program. The Grants Associate will oversee grant applications, reports, research, scheduling, submission and compliance. The Grants Associate will also analyze corporate and foundation grant requirements, research relevant studies and statistics, write letters of interest and proposals, provide timely submission and tracking of proposals, and prepare grant reports. This position must effectively create and manage a comprehensive grants calendar in close coordination with department goals as approved by the Vice President of Advancement and External Affairs, the President/CEO the Board of Directors and the Advancement and External Affairs Committee.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop a comprehensive Grants Calendar to manage the Clinic’s grants activities, such as Letters of Intent, grant applications, reports and other key milestones
  • Collaborate with the VP of Advancement and External Affairs and the President/CEO to produce a thorough grants plan with goals, strategies, assigned responsibilities, calendar, stock language, etc.
  • Serve as the staff member and fundraising coordinator who actively engages foundations and corporations staff and program managers to drive grant revenue and other opportunities; work with the Advancement team to sustain current funding level and actively expand foundation and corporate funds to support the Clinic’s mission through expansion
  • Conduct regular and ongoing research to identify new corporate, foundation and government funding opportunities, best practices in our field, trends in institutional philanthropy
  • In partnership with Projects Team, create original and refreshed stock text on the broad range of valuable services provided at the Clinic
  • Engage appropriate individuals to help execute customized plans associated with grant goals
  • Maintain ongoing, positive relationships with Clinic funders
  • Secure funding, as appropriate, in support of specific goals
  • Maintaining institutional donor database system

Attributes and Abilities

A successful Grants Associate must have the ability to:

  • Work closely and effectively with the VP of Advancement and External Affairs and similarly engage cooperatively and collegially with other Clinic team members.
  • Execute grants and foundations funding strategies, typically in concert with other management.
  • Work effectively with Clinic’s executive management team.
  • Personally and effectively engage with key funding parties – especially foundations, corporations and key decision-makers.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing while maintaining a calm demeanor.
  • Effectively self-manage multiple projects and timelines at any given point in time.
  • Be an effective self-starter, be self-motivated and maintain a high level of productivity and confidentiality, as appropriate.
  • Remain flexible in the face of competing demands.
  • Help to solve problems and remove barriers to the advancement of grant goals and initiatives.

Job Requirments

  • At least a Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in marketing/communications/non-profit management or area directly related to duties; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Three to five years full time experience in a similar position at a large non-profit preferred.
  • Fingerprint clearance as required for a public non-profit children’s services agency.
  • Valid CA driver license and a driving record insurable by the Clinic.
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Parent PartnerVarious departments available

Under the guidance of the Therapist, a Parent Partner works as a member of the program's Child and Family Team. A parent partner shall have personal experience with navigating one of the public agencies: DCFS, Probation, DMH intensive mental health services or the special education system. Referring Departments may include the Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of Mental Health, or the Probation Department. Parent Partners work closely with assigned FSP child(ren)'s parent/caregivers to represent their best interests and participate as members of the Child and Family team. This position is the primary contact for parents involved with the program and works according to the Clinic’s Standards of Effective Care. Makes regular home visits to families, facilitates interventions as appropriate, provides teaching and guidance to parents and caregivers to help them manage existing resources and access needed resources, develops and maintains positive, supportive relationships with parents and acts as liaison, models appropriate behavioral interventions, helps plan program events, participates in staff and other meetings; and completes paperwork in a timely and thorough manner. Other, similar duties will be assigned.


Parent Partners demonstrate a strong ability to communicate in a team and mobilize and motivate people. A demonstrated knowledge of child welfare and allied health services provided by the referring Departments is required, including experience with having a child involved in the system, as is experience maintaining strict confidentiality. The successful applicant possesses verbal, bilingual Spanish speaking, written, organization and interpersonal skills. TB and fingerprint clearance requirements must also be met, per Clinic policy. Must drive own car, have valid CA driver license and driving record insurable by the Clinic at hire and throughout employment.

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QMET Associate

The Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic – a private, nonprofit community- based mental health clinic – is a leading provider of mental health services to children and youth, ages 0 to 25, and their families with a 90 year history of service to the Central and South Los Angeles community. We have an opportunity for an energetic Quality Management & Evaluation Associate to join our QMET division.


For this full-time position, the QMET Associate will: work under the direct supervision of the Director of Quality Management Evaluation & Training and in collegial consultation with the V.P. of Programs, other executive managers, various program managers, the other QMET Team to assist with the implementation and documentation of the annual Quality Management & Evaluation Plan, coordinate the collection, aggregation and dissemination of client satisfaction and program outcome data, assist in assuring continuing quality mental health records (chart compliance), develop an annual training plan for direct provider staff, coordinate a schedule of on-site trainings, develop and oversee a database to track enrollment in and completion of on and off-site trainings, network with potential trainers, oversee acquisition of appropriate training materials, plus perform other, similar duties.


Strong organization, communication and teamwork skills plus a demonstrated understanding of and commitment to furthering the Clinic’s mission are a must, as is the ability to maintain a calm demeanor while handling multiple tasks without losing productivity. Experience in program evaluation, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health billing & charting requirements, computerized data tracking and providing staff training in a community mental health agency that serves children and families is preferred. Successful candidates must be knowledgeable of family centered, consumer-focused work on a strengths-based model. A Master’s in psychology, social work or related field is required. Current, valid registration with the appropriate licensing board and experience in a non-profit mental health clinic or similar setting preferred. A valid CA driver license and insurable driving record are required.

Hours, Rate & Benefits

This position works full-time on a to-be-arranged schedule. This position is placed on a Professional band of the Clinic’s Non-Management Salary Plan; actual salary range depends upon experience, licensure status and qualifications.

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Reconciliation Specialist

Reporting to the IS Support Team Manager; the Reconciliation Specialist reconciles claims submitted for specialty mental health services provided to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Analyze results to ensure accuracy in coding and compliance with the Department of Mental Health guidelines. Generate electronic health records reports for the purpose of reconciling to actual data submitted, reconcile progress notes and other mental health service documentation. Provide recommendations to clinicians for corrective action and assist with audits. Verify Medi-Cal or other payer source eligibility, review written reports and verify accuracy of any unbilled units, generate monthly status reports on reconciliation errors, resubmit/void/delete claims billed in error. Attend and participate in meetings as assigned and complete other similar duties. This position works with more than one type of electronic health records system and works with teams of mental health service support staff and professionals. Other duties will be assigned.

The position requires excellent computer and interpersonal skills, the ability to maintain strict confidentiality, an extremely high accuracy rate in reconciliation, a very high level of attention to the details of record keeping, demonstrated ability to spot, assess and self-correct errors, calmly manage researching and retrieving client information and the ability to maintain a high level of personal productivity in a very busy office environment handling a high volume of paper, hard copy and electronic charts as well as confidential mental health information.

Verified associates degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school, or three years of directly equivalent experience and/or training required. This position drives between three locations within a six mile radius; a reliable, valid California driver license and driving record insurable by the Clinic are required.

Hours / Salary

Full time, weekend and overtime hours may be required, actual hours to be determined by job needs. Pay: $12.78 - $13.29 per hour. This position is placed on the Non-Management Salary Plan. A generous flexible benefits package with a choice of medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, a program of sick, vacation and holiday pay, access to the USC Credit Union, and 2 pension/retirement savings plans. In keeping with Clinic policy for all employees, the successful applicant must also complete a test for TB, and fingerprint clearance, as well as other requirements. EOE/ADA

Email your resume and completed application to Jackie Garcia at jackieg@lacgc.org or fax to 323-373-1946.

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Vice President, Human Resources Los Angeles, CA

Organization Overview

The Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic's (LACGC) programs empower children and young adults in Los Angeles to lead healthy and productive lives. Each year, our team of compassionate professionals offers culturally and linguistically responsive behavioral health and supportive services to over 4,000 unduplicated individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Our services are provided at three community-based centers, 30 schools-based sites (7 charters), three on-site offices, co-location at FQHC and directly to our clients through field-based programming. Our highly-trained staff provides a comprehensive array of services, including nationally recognized, trauma-informed, evidence-based practices. Through our work we support caregivers, children, and young adults as they reach their goals in school, build healthy relationships, and enjoy newfound emotional well- being.

Position Overview

LACGC is seeking a highly experienced and energetic leader to serve as Vice President of Human Resources. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated Human Resources professional to provide leadership, vision, and strategic direction in designing and driving LACGC’s Human Resources programs, focused on attracting and maintaining a highly competent, engaged workforce while supporting the clinic’s mission, values, and strategic plan.


The Vice President, who will report directly to the President and CEO and will oversee effective execution of clinic- wide recruitment and selection, employee relations and retention, compensation and benefits, organizational and professional development; performance management and succession planning, change management, and will function as an equally capable strategic and hands on partner to the President and CEO and Executive team in the overall development of the LACGC workforce.

Human Resources

The successful individual will establish a climate within Human Resources that fosters high involvement, trust, and commitment to quality among all staff members and will design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization’s goals and objectives. They will ensure that continuous quality improvement is used within the HR function and will develop and monitor mechanisms for assessing client and staff satisfaction with HR services, and use customer/survey feedback in modifying service design and delivery.

Change Management

The Vice President will partner and advise the Executive team in developing, implementing, and evaluating LACGC’s workforce challenges, Human Resource initiatives, related change and culture management objectives and policies and procedures.

Training & Development

They will oversee and drive all training and development activity for LACGC. The successful individual will also act as an organizational leader and internal consultant across HR related organizational needs such as oversight of advice and education provided to managers.

Required Qualifications / Skills

  • Minimum of 10 years progressively responsible and diverse HR experience with 5 years in a senior management role.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and relevant HR certifications.
  • Master’s degree and SHRM and PIHRA certification preferred.
  • Experience within the non-profit space with knowledge in the area of mental health services being highly desirable.
  • Strong employee relations experience involving Human Resource management and staff consultation, training and development and performance management.
  • In depth knowledge of and expertise in all areas of Human Resources, including current labor laws, performance management and compensation structures and policy and procedure interpretation.
  • Thorough knowledge of strategic Human Resources planning, as well as excellent analytical, problem solving, coaching and change management skills.
  • Must have the ability to educate, persuade and partner with all organizational levels with proven experience influencing with diplomacy whilst mentoring and coaching.

For more information regarding this position, please email careers@deltaprimeconsulting.com. Inquiries will only be accepted from Delta Prime Consulting. DO NOT contact LACGC directly. Please note that not all candidate applications will be selected for interview.

LACGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff.

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