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The County of San Diego
Sheriff's Detentions Mental Health Case Management Clinician

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Position Title: Sheriff's Detentions Mental Health Case Management Clinician
Concentration: Corrections
Level of Entry: Entry Level

Hiring Agency

Agency: The County of San Diego
City: San Diego
State: CA    Zipcode: 92123
Contact: Angel Cordero
Phone: 858.694.5208
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

About the Position:
Under direction, to provide case management services to clients who are diagnosed with mental illnesses; and to perform related work as required.

Sheriff's Detentions, Mental Health Case Management Clinician is a journey level class in the Sheriff's Detentions, Mental Health Clinician series. This is an unlicensed professional social worker class responsible for providing case management services to clients in custody convicted of crimes confined in a Sheriff's detention facility. Positions in this class are allocated to the San Diego Sheriff's Department. Positions are located at various facilities within the Sheriff's Detention network and the San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital.

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Education and Experience:
Education, training and/or experience, that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above. Qualifying education/experience:

1) A Master's degree from an accredited graduate school, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in social work, psychology, counseling, or a closely related field AND

2) Active registration with the California Department of Consumers Affairs, Board of Behavioral Science in one of the following: Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW), or Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT), or Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC).

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 04/28/2023

Application Period Ends: 06/17/2023

Number Positions to be Filled: 30

Yearly Salary: $76,232.00 to $93,704.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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