Tri-City Mental Health Authority

Clinical Therapist I AOP (20034014)

RC#20034014-160 V2021-20 & V2021-37
Behavioral Health
Los Angeles Area
Until filled or until 100 applicants
$55,051.36-$88,082.17 Annually

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


2008 N Garey Avenue Pomona, 91767



Tri-City is looking for an individual to serve as a Clinical Therapist I for the Adult Outpatient Program (AOP). The Clinical Therapist I will appeal to individuals who are inspired by challenges and opportunities presented in working with an engaged and active community with moderate to severe behavioral health clients. The Clinical Therapist will report to a Clinical Supervisor.


This position is responsible for a variety of ongoing responsibilities including, but not limited to:


  • Will initiate and conduct individual, family and group counseling/psychotherapy sessions;


  • Provide crisis intervention to mentally ill/emotionally disabled individuals, groups and families;


  • Provide case management services on or offsite;


  • Meet with clients for regular therapeutic interviews, guide clients in understanding of their illness and contributing personal, social and economic factors;


  • Assist clients in developing realistic plans and advice clients on community resources;


  • Maintain records of all activities relating to clients’ care and must adhere to Agency and service billing requirements, etc.


  • Work on a multidisciplinary team to promote recovery and other duties as assigned.

Ideal Candidate


Master’s degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), Social Work (MSW) and/or Psychology and California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) or California Board of Psychology registration as either an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist (AMFT), Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW), Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) or Psychologist. Candidates must be have & maintain a valid Class C Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record and current, valid automobile insurance.  Must also be proficient in Microsoft Word and have Electronic Health Record and/or Welligent experience.

The preferred candidate will have one to three years of experience in the community mental health environment with the adult population and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.   *Candidates may be hired above the minimum salary range depending on qualifications (DOQ).



Merit Salary Increases: Annually based on performance, budget availability and supervisor approval.

CalPERS Pension: 2% @ 55 for Classic Members and 2% @ 62 for PEPRA Members; employee contributes 7% for Classic and 6.75% for PEPRA. No Social Security. 

Vacation:  80 hours per year, increasing with years of service with a maximum of 240 hours; cash out option available.

Sick Leave: Full-Time employees = 88 hours per year with no cap.

Holidays: 10 paid holidays per calendar year plus an additional 16 hours of Floating Holidays.

Flexible Work Schedule: 9/80 or 4/10, where applicable and approved by supervisor. **

Health Insurance:  Medical (Kaiser HMO), dental (MetLife PPO) and vision coverage (EyeMed) of which 80% is paid by Tri-City Mental Health Authority (TCMHA).

Life Insurance: Paid at one times annual salary, paid by Tri-City MHA with additional optional coverage available.

Deferred Compensation (457b): Available to interested employees; no employer match.

Additional Optional Benefits: EAP, FSA, STD/LTD & ADD, Bilingual Incentive Pay, On Call Pay, Employee Referral Fee Program, Loan Forgiveness, Credit Union available through CU of So Cal, paid time off for Continuing Medical Education (CME) and more.

**Availability of flexible schedule and days of regular day off is dependent upon the needs of the Department and approval from Management.

Special Instructions

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION:  Tri-City Mental Health Authority will make reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate disabled applicants.  If you are invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at

Tri-City Human Resources Department may contact candidates via email or phone.  Please pay attention to both forms of communication as information regarding application status may be made by email or phone.

Tri-City does not cover the cost of relocation fees.

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