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Clinical Director II 


Turning Point Community Programs is seeking a Clinical Director II for our Core Elk Grove Program. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) provides integrated, cost-effective mental health services, employment and housing for adults, children and their families that promote recovery, independence and self-sufficiency. We are committed to innovative and high quality services that assist adults and children with psychiatric, emotional and/or developmental disabilities in achieving their goals. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) has offered a path to mental health and recovery since 1976. We help people in our community every single day – creating a better space for all types of people in need. Join our mission of offering hope, respect and support to our clients on their journey to mental health and wellness.


Under the administrative supervision of the Program Director, this position is responsible for the clinical supervision of Personal Service Coordinators, Interns; and assisting the Program Director in the functioning of the program.


This is an at-will leadership position within a program. Additionally, this position is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of assigned staff who perform the established duties of the program.  This is a management position responsible for ensuring that clinical needs of members are met, and that necessary paperwork is complete and accurate.


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that could be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class

  • Provides individual and group therapy under supervision of LCSW or MFCC.
  • Assists teams with coordination and service plans that reflect measurable objectives; assists teams in prioritizing resources to complete paperwork requirements per county and outlining areas for improvement in documentation.
  • Ensures that paperwork standards are met.
  • Problem solves communication difficulties between staff and members by providing interventions to enhance communication.
  • Provides in-service training and workshops.
  • Reviews and completes Denial of Rights Forms when indicated.
  • Visits members periodically to provide direction and support.
  • Provides prompt intervention in the event of a crisis both to stop the crisis and to notify, when indicated, persons and agencies necessary for the resolution of the crisis situation; provides “on-the-spot” counseling that is both helpful to the members and consistent with the philosophy of the program.
  • Ensures the safety, health, and well being of the members.
  • Completes paperwork as assigned in a timely manner.
  • Enforces the policies and procedures of Turning Point Community Programs.
  • Represents the agency at County utilization review; participates in off-site trainings and provides in-service training for all staff.
  • Conducts Quality Management activities as directed by the Clinical Director and Team Leader, such as preparation for county Utilization and Review audits, internal audits, review of services provision and charting, and other projects as assigned.
  • Facilitate groups, provide individual and family therapy, and update diagnosis for clients not receiving medication management services from the program psychiatrist.
  • Ensures the safety, health, and wellbeing of the members.

Knowledge Of:

  • Turning Point’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.
  • Principles and goals of community mental health.
  • Principles and goals of the “consumer/family driven model.”
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation’s treatment and programming.

Ability To:

  • Perform crisis intervention strategies.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Understand budgeting requirements and budgetary implications for programming.
  • Work effectively under stress and conflict.
  • Exercise appropriate judgment and decision making.
  • Be flexible and adaptable in any given situation.
  • Work as a member of a team.
  • Supervise staff, delegate responsibility, and provide leadership and training.
  • Be well organized, flexible, and self-disciplined.
  • Plan, organize, implement and evaluate programs.
  • Get to multiple locations typically via car.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm and as needed to complete assignments

Position Requirements


Education, Training and Experience

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is through graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a related field and full licensure as an LMFT, LCSW, or LPCC verified with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS); varied experience as a provider of mental health services.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

  • Full Licensure as LMFT, LCSW, LPCC verified with BBS or CA Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
  • California driver’s license & current vehicle insurance/registration
  • Reliable means of transportation capable of passing vehicle safety inspection if more than five years old excluding all modes of two-wheeled transport inclusive of bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 1/11/2023  
Location Core Elk Grove  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  
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