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Training Specialist

The Training Specialist will be expected to educate community partners regarding cultural humility towards underserved communities, train on effective practices and interventions for change within the social services, and teach current statistics regarding homelessness at the national and local level. Bachelor’s Degree or greater in the social services/human services/social sciences fields and 3+ years’ experience working with culturally diverse populations. Click here for job description.

 

Clinical Case Manager I

The primary purpose of HHCLA’s Housing for Health (HFH) program is to provide permanent, affordable housing linked to appropriate services for homeless individuals who are frequent users of the Department of Health Services system. The Clinical Case Manager I works directly with program participants and develops, arranges and coordinates treatment services. The Clinical Case Manager I works to improve the health of homeless individuals by assisting with the provision of stable housing, development of a comprehensive treatment plan and facilitating linkages to medical care, mental health care, alcohol/substance use treatment and other supportive services. Once the individual has obtained permanent housing, the Clinical Case Manager I will assist the client in maintaining their housing. This position requires an ability to maintain strict confidentiality and handle information with tact and diplomacy.

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Harm Reduction Outreach Specialist

The Harm Reduction Outreach Specialist works under the direction of the Overdose Outreach Team Lead and the CHR’s director. The defining duty of the Harm Reduction Outreach Specialist position is rapid, frontline response to overdoses as they occur in the community. The ability to calmly respond to and reverse overdoses in Skid Row for the duration of the Harm Reduction Outreach Specialist’s shift will be the primary skillset of this position. Other duties expected of the Overdose Outreach Specialist are as follows: Daily site visits to areas of concentrated drug use; overdose prevention and response and safer drug use education; distribution of harm reduction supplies including syringes, cottons, cookers, tourniquets, sterile water, alcohol swabs, fentanyl test strips, naloxone, condoms and lubricant; syringe clean up in the community; daily cleaning and sanitation of areas of concentrated drug use; and sex work outreach and safer sex/sex work education; referral Page 2 of 7 to other services in the community provided by both HHCLA’s CHR and external community partners.

Please email Darren Willett (dwillett@hhcla.org) and Christian Diaz (cdiaz@hhcla.org) your resume and optional cover letter. Please indicate that you are applying for the program assistant position in the body or subject line of the email

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Harm Reduction Outreach Team Lead

The Harm Reduction Outreach Team Lead works under the direction of the CHR’s director, supervises all OOT staff, and manages daily operations of the OOT. Additionally, the Harm Reduction Outreach Team Lead participates in all direct services carried out by the OOT, and assists the CHR Director with all administrative duties, documentation, and submission of reports required of the OOT. The primary objective of the team that this position will oversee is rapid, frontline response to overdoses as they occur in the community. The ability to respond to and reverse overdoses in Skid Row, as well as supervise and manage a team of staff dedicated to this feat for the duration of each shift, will be the primary skillset of this position. Other duties expected of the Overdose Outreach Team are as follows: Daily site visits to areas of concentrated drug use; overdose prevention and response and safer drug use education; distribution of harm Page 2 of 8 reduction supplies including syringes, cottons, cookers, tourniquets, sterile water, alcohol swabs, fentanyl test strips, naloxone, condoms and lubricant; syringe clean up in the community; daily cleaning and sanitation of areas of concentrated drug use; and sex work outreach and safer sex/sex work education; referral to other services in the community provided by both HHCLA’s CHR and external community partners.

Please email Darren Willett (dwillett@hhcla.org) and Christian Diaz (cdiaz@hhcla.org) your resume and optional cover letter. Please indicate that you are applying for the program assistant position in the body or subject line of the email

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Behavioral Health Therapist

The Mental Health Therapist will work as part of a team coordinating holistic services for Justice- Involved Populations integrating into the community from the Los Angeles County Jail or California State Prison and/or under supervision whom are enrolled in HHCLA’s Project imPACT program. The program will provide assessment, re-entry planning, linkage to community resources and individual and group therapy for Project imPACT participants. The Mental Health Therapist is responsible for overseeing the Project ImPACT mental/behavioral health elements at their respective site and serving as the off-site mental health lead to ensure program efficacy and overall continuity of care.

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Clinical Case Manager I/II

Under the direction of the Permanent Supportive Housing Manager, the Clinical Case Manager provides Intensive Case Management Services (ICMS), working directly with program participants in a PSH site to develop, arrange and coordinate treatment services. The CCM provides support with housing maintenance, eviction prevention, and connection to medical, mental health and/or other various community resources that help improve a client’s quality of life.  The targeted populations for Project-Based PSH sites are those experiencing homelessness.

Client Engagement Specialist

The Client Engagement Specialist provides face-to-face services to clients who are involved with state, county, and city entities (e.g., probation, courts), engages with clients, and determine which Substance Use Disorder services are most appropriate for individuals based on an ASAM brief triage screening.

Requirements: must be a registered or certified counselor with RADT/CADC/CATC or have a Masters in Social Work or Marriage & Family Therapy.

Substance Use Specialist I

The Substance Use Specialist I is responsible for conducting screenings/assessments, educating clients/patients about their different treatment options and facilitating individual counseling and group sessions, provides case management services, develops treatment plans, coordinates care and works with inter-disciplinary team to provide continuity of care.

Please email resume with completed application to Soriya Yancy at syancy@hhcla.org

 

or send application package to:

Homeless Health Care Los Angeles

Attn. Soriya Yancy

1282 West 2nd Street

LA, CA 90026