ISFC OUTPATIENT THERAPIST in Lancaster, CA at Penny Lane Centers

Date Posted: 1/6/2021

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Job Description

We are seeking individuals to join our team who have high standards and a desire to positively impact the lives of others.


ISFC Outpatient Therapists provide mental health services including individual, group and family therapy in the clinic, school and client’s home. The ISFC Outpatient Therapist will be working within the context of a team to provide intensive mental health to clients referred through Penny Lane’s Foster Family Agency under their ISFC program. The therapist works collaboratively with the team to assess, provide and/or link the clients and families to needed community services and coordinates all of the services that the client receives. The therapist documents all service according to DMH and Penny Lane guidelines.

The ISFC Outpatient Therapist possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills when working with clients, outside agencies, members of the community, and co-workers.  When in a client’s home or school, the Outpatient Therapist will employ a calm demeanor and good ethical and professional boundaries. Excellent clinical skills are used to assess the appropriate level of care for clients and stabilize clients in crisis.  Teaming, collaborating and coordination of care with all Penny Lane staff, DCFS, DMH, and other outside agencies is crucial.  This position requires flexibility, excellent time management skills and the ability to manage responsibilities efficiently with little supervision.

Position Location: Lancaster, CA

Salary Range: $66,100 up to $78,208 per year

Additional $5,000 per year bilingual Spanish differential

Job Requirements

  • Active MFT Intern or ASW Intern registered with the BBS or Active Licensed LMFT, LCSW or Psychologist.
  • Post Master’s clinical work treating children and/or adolescents preferred.
  • Knowledge of DMH paperwork.
  • Bilingual Spanish Preferred. 
  • Valid California Driver’s License, must have current automobile insurance and must maintain a clean driving record.


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