City of Job

Modesto (Stanislaus County)

Position Summary

Working in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment, you will provide short-term family and child counseling for a variety of diagnostic issues. Conduct Mental Health assessments. Maintain paperwork for BHRS Medi-Cal charts and be required to meet contractual requirements.


  1. Completed Masters degree (or degree in progress) in Counseling/ Psychology or Social Work.
  2. Has current Intern, Associate or Licensed status with the Board of Behavioral Sciences or in process.
  3. Possess strong organizational skills.
  4. Be a self motivated individual; possessing the ability to initiate action related to billing hours and documentation.
  5. Ability to:
    • Develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, client families and the professional community.
    • Organize and prioritize work to meet critical deadlines.
    • Balance meeting contract hours with paperwork requirements.
    • Assess and prioritize client issues and determine needs.
    • Establish clear boundaries in a diplomatic manner with clients and school personnel.
    • Be open to feedback from clinical and administrative supervisors.
  6. Knowledge of:
    • Theory, principles, techniques and trends in counseling and therapy.
    • Community resources.
    • DSM V Diagnostic Criteria.
    • Electronic Health Record Systems Software; including Microsoft Office Suite.
  7. Pass agency paid criminal justice screening including fingerprints.
  8. Pass agency paid health screening and/or drug testing, if required.
  9. Valid California driver’s license.
  10. Proof of auto insurance coverage.

Final Filing Date

Continuous recruitment

Starting Wage

We offer competitive benefits, wages and bilingual differential.


Full-Time / Non-Exempt


Behavioral Health Department

Send Resumes with cover letter to:

(Must state which position applying for)
Center for Human Services
Attn: MP/SC
2000 W. Briggsmore Ave., Suite I
Modesto, CA 95350 or
Fax: (209) 526-0908 or
Email: (attachments must be in DOC or PDF formats to be accepted)