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Company: Stars Behavioral Health Group
Location: San Jose, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Stars Behavioral Health Group was recently certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®, based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. According to the study, 75 percent of employees say it is a great workplace.

We are committed to providing a career-enhancing environment for dedicated professionals desiring to improve the lives of people living with mental health and other challenges to their wellbeing. SBHG currently employs approximately 1,700 people at more than 45 different sites throughout California. We serve more than 30,000 adults, children, youth and families annually throughout the state. We strongly value and are committed to having a truly diverse workforce and environment- including LGBTQ, cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity in our workforce. We also value lived experience and employ staff who have been consumers of behavioral healthcare or other social services, or supported a consumer as a family member or caregiver.

Our experienced staff of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Specialists, Parent Partners and other therapists/counselors provide case management, mental health care and a range of support services in our outpatient clinics and 24/7 treatment facilities, and in community settings such as schools and homes. Our dedicated teams work collaboratively and in partnership with family members, school administrators and faculty, county social workers, case managers, probation officers and other community-based agencies.

"Mental Health Therapist ($1000 sign on bonus)"

JOB SUMMARY: This position has primary responsibility for providing mental health services and case management services to children or adolescents and their families referred to Community Services. Services may include engagement, assessment, evaluation, individual/family/group therapy, and case management.  The position acts as liaison with external agencies and functions on teams with other clinical and support staff. In addition, the position documents and bills for mental health and case management services and completes outcomes information.




Master's Degree in a mental health field


MHSII - One (1) year of experience in a mental health field OR completion of a social work, marriage family therapy or professional clinical counselor practicum program within an SBHG agency. Experience should be with children or adolescents in residential or outpatient settings preferred.

MHSII (Teammates or YTIP) - Two (2) years of experience in a mental health field; experience should be with children or adolescents in residential or outpatient settings preferred.

License or Certification

MHSII - AMFT/APCC/ASW BBS registration MHSIII - LMFT, LPCC, or LCSW license in California

Valid California Driver's License.


Other Qualifications Required

Ability to work effectively with clients and caregivers from diverse cultural backgrounds

Knowledge of Community Resources, especially related to the Mental Health, Educational, Medical and Social Sciences field


Physical Requirements

Ability to sit for periods greater than 2 hours


Assaultive adolescents

Blood and Body Fluid Contact (Category I)

Operation of vehicle.



1.         Interviews referred children/adolescents and significant others to assess and evaluate their appropriateness and need for services. 

2.         Works with referred children/adolescents, their families, representatives of referring agencies, and other relevant parties (in-house and external) to promote rehabilitation and amelioration of problems which interfere with productive social and emotional daily living.  Services provided may include engagement, assessment, evaluation, individual/family/group therapy, crisis and case management.

3.         Acts as liaison with various external agencies (such as Department of Children and Family Services, Department of Mental Health, Probation Department, Dependency Court, and police) to facilitate youngsters' adjustment in daily living routines. 

4.         Assists in preparing youngsters for lasting and successful housing, vocational, educational, and treatment experiences.  Services include a “whatever it takes” approach and include counseling, shadowing, training, modeling and other interventions deemed necessary.

5.         Documents clients' behaviors and responses in Electronic Medical Records, and bills for services.

We offer: 

  • Free employee health insurance offered for applicable full time positions
  • DailyPay
  • MFTI and ACSW's receive supervision for BBS hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
  • Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay
  • A unique environment – we're an employee owned organization! 
  • Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
  • Family-oriented environment
  • On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development
  • Flexible work schedule and environment
  • Mileage reimbursement
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