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Licensed Clinician, VVSD

PURSUE YOUR PASSION, Not Just another Job!

Veterans Village of San Diego is looking for employees who are passionate about serving all veterans. Changing the life of a vet takes a whole lot of work. It also takes dedication and commitment to our motto: Leave No One Behind. But the rewards are out of this world! We work hard, but we also enjoy having fun together. If you wish to be a part of this team and are ready to work for a cause, not just a paycheck, then VVSD is the place to start!

The  Licensed Clinician is responsible for assuring the delivery of quality therapeutic services to VVSD clients.  Supervises VVSD interns and trainees, regarding clinical issues.

If you are committed to successful outcomes, this is the position for you!


  • Responsible for supervision of agency’s therapist interns and trainees.
  • Advises trains and makes decisions regarding clinical issues that affect clients
  • Co-conducts weekly clinical Staff meetings for all client-facing staff, providing direct client services, where client issues are discussed, treatment approaches are decided, the need for outside consults and referrals is evaluated, and ethical/legal issues are reviewed. Ensures that treatment is coordinated between various team members, including counselor/case managers, employment staff, therapists, and interns, also ensures that the initial and ongoing assessment of the client's needs and progress is made and that individual treatment plans are formulated and updated.  Is also available for emergency consults.
  • Teaches theory and practice of therapy and group facilitation to interns and trainees. Assists group leaders in problem-solving, dealing with group process, resistance, co-therapy, confidentiality, and other legal/ethical issues, making referrals to outside agencies are appropriate and other aspects of running groups.
  • Provides clinical supervision of interns and trainees. Recruits interns and trainees from graduate schools conduct weekly intern/trainee group and/or individual supervision and other training for interns/trainees as appropriate.  Is available for consults regarding client issues.  Completes University required evaluations of supervisees.
  • Is responsible for monitoring timeliness and quality of comprehensive assessments, client treatment plans, and case notes; checking them for completeness and appropriateness; giving feedback to trainees and interns; and checking that corrections have been made.
  • Refers clients to outside treatment and/or support groups as needed to assist them in receiving appropriate and adequate care.
  • Actively participates in continuing education and encouraging staff to do the same. Provides in-service training to staff when requested.
  • Represents the agency at community meetings/events as assigned by the Clinical Director and/or COO.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • LMFT, LCSW, OR LPCC with a minimum of 2 years of supervision experience.
  • Ability to supervise Interns.
  • Experience in a Residential Treatment setting a plus.
  • Must be up-to-date on LMFT/LCSW/LPCC requirements and supervision guidelines
  • Demonstrate an understanding of addiction, homelessness, trauma, PTS and other co-occurring disorders.
  • Must have respect for those supervised as well as clients and other staff.
  • Ability to work within a diverse population and be part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent experience with, and understanding of, addiction issues and how these relate to psychotherapy.
  • Must support 12-step principles and practices, and be familiar with local 12-step resources.
  • Ability to be a team player, while also maintaining professional integrity and standards.
  • Experience with Veteran Population a plus.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to bend and lift light objects
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time while viewing a computer monitor
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
  • Capable of hearing and speaking to exchange information
  • Seeing to read reports and data
  • Ability to speak English
  • Must be able to work in a noisy, busy environment.
Job Benefits

VVSD offers competitive pay and benefits including 12 paid holidays a year, paid vacation and paid sick leave, pension, health insurance, dental and vision plans.

Please Note:
• • If you were a client of VVSD, you must have been out of all programs for a minimum of 2 years.
• • Veterans Village of San Diego is an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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November 9, 2021
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