Mental Health Systems, Inc.

  • Bilingual Case Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-ESCONDIDO
    Req No.
    Case Manager
    Regular Full-Time
  • About our Program and Organization

    Alternatives to Detention (ATD) is a family support program which offers counseling, case management, and cool bed services, with the goal of keeping low-risk juvenile offenders out of Juvenile Hall


    Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms with the values highlighted on the cover of this directory. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.


    MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details.  

    Job Summary and Responsibilities

    The position is responsible for providing weekly individual and family case management  to clients for the CAT  program and taking on diversion cases. This position also requires facilitating groups for youths varying from anger management, developing appropriate skills, and gender specific groups. Work hours are variable and will be scheduled with the Program Manager, as will individual and group supervision hours. 

    • Provide quality weekly individual, family case management and facilitate groups to the youth participating in the MHS CAT/ATD program at the clinic and in schools, in English and in Spanish.
    • Performs assessments; provides crisis intervention to clients.
    • Develop collaborative treatment plans for clients.
    • Completes all charting and documentation in the program’s electronic health record as contractually required and in a timely manner as dictated by program requirements.
    • Provides transportation to clients as needed.
    • Interacts appropriately with clients and exhibits boundaries consistent with professional standards.
    • Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by attending in-service trainings and staff development programs, and seeking out supervision when needed.
    • Displays regular and reliable attendance. Reports to and departs from work on time as scheduled.
    • Successfully functions as a team member.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, social Work, or other closely related area.
    • Experience with youth programs.
    • Experience working with the juvenile probation system and adolescent substance abuse treatment.
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish


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