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Licensed Marriage Family Therapist LMFT (Valley Mountain Regional Center)

Company : Valley Mountain Regional Center
Location : Stockton, CA

LMFT will help family members communicate better, solve problems, lessen their stress, and find new ways to work together. Family therapy can't always make a problem go away. But it can give family members new skills to get through difficult situations in healthier ways. The LMFT will provide counseling to couples, families or siblings. The LMFT would have to be familiar with Trauma-Informed Care and its application, as well as Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) Screening and utilize those in the course of the sessions.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements: The majority of duties are performed in the office and out in the community. The ability to drive an automobile is required on a daily basis. The job duties require the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time, and to operate office machines requiring manual dexterity and repetitive key entry. The ability to read, write and comprehend large amounts of written material, use the telephone, and communicate via electronic mail are required on a daily basis. Excellent oral and written skills are essential. Must be able to travel locally and out-of-town regularly.

Key Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

  1. Provide counseling and therapies as per the California State license scope of practice and proper documentation as per agency policy.
  2. Utilize ACEs Screening and Trauma Informed Care in the process.
  3. Utilize Zoom or other virtual platform for virtual counseling.
  4. Completes required documentation and paperwork including biopsychosocial assessments and treatment planning and implementation in a timely manner.
  5. Ability to follow Privacy and HIPAA.
  6. Collaboration, consultation and provide training to the agency team with approval from supervisor.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned by the Family Wellness Coordinator and/or the Clinical Director.

Salary: ($96,600 - $ 129,453.24) – Salaried/Exempt Position


Minimum Position Requirements:

  • Licensed as LMFT in the State of California
  • A doctoral or master’s degree in marriage, family, and child counseling, marriage and family therapy, couple and family therapy, psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, or either counseling or clinical mental health counseling with an emphasis in either marriage, family, and child counseling or marriage and family therapy. The degree shall be obtained from a school, college, or university accredited by a regional or national institutional accrediting agency that is recognized by the United States Department of Education or approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.
  • At least one year experience as a clinical counselor.
  • At least one year experience as a counselor with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.
  • Interest in working with families of consumers with developmental disabilities.
  • Strong understanding of cultural competency with the target population
  • Bilingual (English/other language) preferred
  • Computer literacy desirable

Physical requirements:

» Physical demands associated with office work.

» Extensive local travel.

» Some evening and weekend work may be required.

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