Amity Foundation
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • $55- 65K
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid time off


Amity Foundation, an internationally acclaimed teaching, and therapeutic community is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach, learn and join our community as Clinical Social Worker. With this groundbreaking opportunity not only will you work with our prison programs helping the re-entry population, but will also enhance your training and experience in the field.

About Amity:

Amity Foundation is a safe place where people can change in an environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed; responsibility developed and lasting relationships built. Amity is dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of people marginalized by addiction, homelessness, trauma, criminality, incarceration, poverty, racism, sexism, and violence. Amity is committed to research, development implementation, and dissemination of information regarding community building.

Remembrance, Resolution, Reconciliation, Restoration, Renewal

About the Position:

With Amity Foundation, the Clinical Social Worker assures that service is perpetuated through individual and group supervision techniques. Clinical file reviews are routinely done for staff under direct supervision, including establishing specific, personal, professional development goals. This position ensures that clinical records are accurate, current, and meet Medical Assistance standards and DHS licensing regulations. The Clinician will liaise with the DHS. The diversion office facilitates ICMS and psychosocial needs to stabilize clients in permanent housing, reduce functional, health, and mental health barriers, and promote recovery and community integration.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide direct clinical advising to all faculty supporting the project.
  • Share a regular rotation providing after-hours on-call supervision of organization-wide clinical services.
  • Provide clinical crisis interventions with clients and their treatment team, which includes mental health providers, probation officers, housing case managers, and Amity case managers.
  • Plan and schedule ongoing workload assignments, adjust project priorities in consultation with Amity Management and prepare work completion schedules.
  • Provide consultation about clinical and administrative issues to other resources as requested.
  • Function as a liaison between the DHS and the project to reduce system-level barriers, implement innovative strategies and interventions, and align contract and scope of work with Amity Foundations integrated services approach.
  • Supporting the learning and practice of the teaching and Therapeutic Community model as well as training faculty that incorporates essential elements of the Teaching and Therapeutic Community.
  • Ongoing participation in faculty training and other fidelity to the model training as well as DHS required training.

What You Will Bring:

The Clinical Social Worker must meet the qualifications of a mental health professional, meaning a person providing clinical services in the treatment of mental illness that is qualified in of the following ways:

  • MFT or MSW with at least 2-3 years of experience working with the mental health, substance abuse, homeless, and/or re-entry populations.
  • Experience crisis intervention, hospitalization, psychiatry, mental health diagnosis.
  • Previous Clinical experience working with individuals recently released from jail or prison a plus.
  • Experience crisis intervention, hospitalization, psychiatry, mental health diagnosis.
  • ASW or AFMT and previous Supervisory experience a plus!
  • Valid Driver's License

What We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • Paid vacation, sick time, & holidays.
  • 401K, HSA, & Life insurance programs.
  • An organization committed to community action.
  • Community-oriented workplace.
  • Yoga & meditation classes.
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