Temporary Clinician (Mental Health Therapist)

Position Temporary Clinician (Mental Health Therapist)
Salary $28.00 per hour
Reports to Clinical Director (Behavioral Health Component)
Status Temporary Full-time, 40 hours/week, Non-exempt

(Temporary Position Dates: January 16, 2022 – September 30, 2022 only)


The Clinician is responsible for providing clinically appropriate therapeutic support services for youth between the ages of 11 – 21. Most services will be provided live in an assigned school or community setting.  Some teletherapy with teens and their families will also be included.


  • Provide clinically appropriate therapeutic support services for youth of all races/backgrounds between the ages of 11 – 21 which include clinical assessment, screening, diagnosis, treatment planning, progress notes and discharge planning etc.
  • Provide individual and family therapy with identified families, including parent emotional support and training.
  • Develop and conduct activities that address each youth’s unique social, emotional and behavioral needs through skill development in such areas.
  • Provide case management services for comprehensive services and linkages, advocate for client and family access to services, and collaborate with all systems involved with the family.
  • Deliver services in a manner convenient to families which may include occasional home visits or evening calls.
  • Maintain clinical documentation in compliance with SFDPH required standards.
  • Act as liaison between all systems (i.e. schools, Juvenile Probation Department, Public Defender’s Office, community partners) and CYC.
  • Make appropriate referrals to CYC programs and other agencies.


  • Master’s degree in psychology, therapy, counseling or social work field plus minimum of one year of direct counseling experience with youth and their families, or
  • Current Master’s degree student in final year of program in areas named above;
  • Current Psy.D. graduate student who has completed at least one year of practicum.
  • Note: This position will be supervised by a licensed Clinical Psychologist or Marriage & Family Therapist who can provide supervision for Masters or Doctoral level students or graduates still accumulating hours for graduation or licensure (with BBS or Board of Psychology).
  • Experience working with Asian-Pacific Islander (API) youth and families with mental health issues
  • Experience using Avatar (SFDPH electronic record) required.
  • Commitment to taking regular Covid-19 health tests as required by program health and safety guidelines and/or current health directives.
  • Ability to complete Covid-19 vaccination requirement unless the individual qualifies for an exemption due to a disability or religious reason. (Exemptions must be approved by H.R.)

CYC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis recognized by federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume via email to job@cycsf.org.

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