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Mental Health Therapist at Ventura County Community College District
|Date Posted: 2/1/2023||Application Deadline: 2/13/2023 11:55 PM Pacific|
|Employment Type:||Length of Work Year: See Job Description|
|Salary: $75,648.00 - $104,256.00 Annually||Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified|
|Contact: VCCCD Human Resources||Email: email@example.com|
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
Mental Health Therapist
Ventura County Community College District
Salary: $75,648.00 - $104,256.00 Annually
Job Type: Classified
Job Number: 2022-02709
Location: Districtwide (Ventura County CA), CA
Department: VC - Student Affairs
Closing: 2/13/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor, provide mental health services to students, including the coordination of crisis intervention services, mental health therapy, and case management; provide clinical supervision for mental health trainees.
There are two immediate 12 month, 100% vacancies located at Oxnard and Ventura College. There is one immediate 12 month, 70% (28 hours/week) vacancy located at Moorpark College.
WHERE YOU'LL WORK
Moorpark College, one of three colleges in the Ventura County Community College District, was founded in 1967. It serves approximately 15,000 students, and with a "students first" philosophy, empowers its diverse community of learners to complete their goals for academic transfer, basic skills, and career education. Moorpark College is one of the most beautiful community colleges in California. Set on 150 acres, the campus is nestled in the foothills on the southeastern flank of Ventura County, about 40 miles from UCLA, and approximately 75 miles from UC Santa Barbara. It is also a short drive from CSU Northridge, CSU Channel Islands, and California Lutheran University. Moorpark College has been recognized as an Aspen 150 College for the last two years. Known for transfer of students to public and private universities, Moorpark College has the highest number of Associate Degree for Transfers among California community colleges its size. Moorpark College has the distinction of being recognized as a Champion of Higher Education by the Campaign for College Opportunity in each of the last five years. A Hispanic Serving Institution, it has an excellent reputation for preparing minority and economically disadvantaged students for university transfer and career success. Moorpark College's signature career/technical programs include nursing, radiation technology, biotechnology, and exotic animal training which incorporates the world-renowned America's Teaching Zoo. The college also offers a dynamic range of classes and programs in the visual and performing arts, and its pristine athletic fields and mild climate provide an excellent home for our student athletes. Moorpark College has received numerous grants including a $2.9 million Department of Education Title V grant in 2020 for its Project STEM Impacto, which develops student cohorts in biology, biotechnology, and computer network systems engineering. Moorpark College student outcomes demonstrate that education inspires and transforms communities.
More information can be found on the https://www.moorparkcollege.edu/Oxnard College was founded in 1975 and is the newest of the three community colleges in the county. Set on 118 acres and located two miles from Pacific Ocean beaches, the college is easily accessible by the Ventura Freeway (Highway 101) or the Pacific Coast Highway. More information about Oxnard College can be found here:https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/
Established in 1925, Ventura College was one of the first community colleges in California and currently has an enrollment of 14,500 students. Located approximately 60 miles north of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara, the 112-acre campus is set in the rolling hills of Ventura - so close to the ocean that there is a clear view of the Channel Islands from several spots on campus.
More information can be found on the https://www.venturacollege.edu/.WHO WE AREThe Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) is a public community college district serving residents through Ventura County. VCCCD's three colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training, basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement.The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff, and administrators promotes academic excellence and creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its employees, contractors, students, and the community it serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and qualified group of administrators, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to the success of all college students.The Ventura County Community College District does not engage in any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, sex, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.
This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of eligible candidates that will be used to fill district-wide, current and upcoming, temporary and regular vacancies for the duration of the list, not to exceed one year.
Coordinate the provision and delivery of mental health services, including serving as the college's primary resource on mental health concerns and strategies. E
Conduct one-on-one therapy sessions, as well as group sessions, per scope of practice; develop treatment plans as appropriate. E
Serve as a resource and liaison for the college on issues of mental health promotion, including resource material development, committee membership, and presentations for the general campus community. E
Provide crisis intervention, evaluation, and referral to community services; collaborate with community psychological evaluation teams and mental health providers as needed. E
Assist the Student Health Center Coordinator with the research of current health trends and practices, as well as the development and maintenance of clinical protocols in accordance with current standards of care. E
Gather data to determine campus trends and needs; recommend program modifications in response to identified needs; maintain records of activities and services provided. E
Establish relationships with community health providers for the purpose of serving as referral agencies. E
Evaluate, maintain, and update a variety of mental health-related records and files; compile information and health statistics data for reports. E
Provide health related information to health care and social service providers as requested. E
Provide clinical supervision to mental health trainees as outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. E
Perform related duties as assigned.
E = Essential Duties
A Master's degree from a recognized college or university in social work, clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, or a related field AND three years of experience providing mental health services in a mental health care setting or private practice AND eligible to provide clinical supervision per the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Possession of valid California licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT).
Supplemental InformationEXAMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
This is an examination open to the public and current district employees seeking a promotional opportunity. To ensure consideration, please submit your application materials by Monday, February 13, 2023.
The examination process may consist of any of the following components:
A) Training and Experience Evaluation = Qualifying (pass/fail)B) Technical Interview = 100% weighting on final score
PLEASE NOTE: All testing for this recruitment will be conducted remotely. Please see additional information regarding the test dates and location below.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (T&E) EVALUATIONA T&E is an assessment of training and experience, beyond the minimum requirements, that has prepared the candidate for the position as evidenced in the application materials. Please be sure to answer every component of each supplemental question as your responses will be scored and serve as your score on the training and experience (T&E) evaluation.
The candidates with the highest passing scores on the T&E will be invited to the technical interview.
TECHNICAL INTERVIEW DATE RANGE AND LOCATIONDate Range: Monday, February 27, 2023 - Friday, March 3, 2023Location: Zoom
The examination components and dates are subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as stated, including the possession of licenses, certifications, or other requirements, by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the recruitment process. You must attach copies of any documents that demonstrate your attainment of the minimum qualifications (e.g., unofficial transcripts, foreign transcript evaluation, copies of any required licenses, and/or certifications). Failure to submit any required documents may result in disqualification. All required documentation must be attached to your application; Human Resources staff will not upload your documents for you. The VCCCD does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.
ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE REVISIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.
When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Duration of work experience is calculated based off a standard 40 hour full-time work week. Part-time work experience will be prorated based off a standard 40 hour full-time work week. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications. When completing the supplemental questionnaire (if applicable), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops), and experience.
ELIGIBILITY LISTUpon completion of the examination, the eligibility list will be compiled by combining the final examination score with applicable seniority and veteran's credits, if any. The candidates will be ranked according to their total score on the eligibility list. Certification will be made from the highest three ranks of the eligibility list. This eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies for up to one year from the date of the technical interview.
PROBATIONARY PERIODAll appointments made from eligibility lists for initial appointment or for promotion, with certain exceptions, shall be probationary for a period of six (6) months or one hundred thirty (130) days of paid service, whichever is longer. Classified management, police, and designated executive classifications shall be probationary for a period of one (1) year of paid service from initial appointment or promotion.
ACCOMMODATIONSIndividuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request in an email to mailto:HRMail@vcccd.edu including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. Visit the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education to search for institutions that are recognized as accredited. If you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.
For more information about the recruitment process at VCCCD, including responses to Frequently Asked Questions, please visit our Classified Careers page.
To apply, please visit https://apptrkr.com/3843899
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2/13/2023 11:55 PM Pacific
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Length of Work Year
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