Job description
Embark on a new career to promote and support the physical, behavioral, and spiritual well-being of American Indian/Alaska Natives in the urban Los Angeles area with a competitive salary, generous benefits package, and 35 PTO days per year!

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA 90026 or Palmdale/Lancaster (Hybrid)
Reports to (title): Clinical Supervisor
Department: Seven Generations Child and Family Services
Supervises: Unlicensed Therapist(s)
Working title: Licensed Therapist
Classification: Exempt
Salary Range: $75,000 – $90,000 DOE/DOQ
Status: Regular
Hours/Week: 40+
Type of Position: Full-time

The Licensed Therapist is responsible for coordinating mental health care services for American Indian clients in Los Angeles County. They will provide assessment and counseling/therapy to eligible children, youth, and adults as a member of a treatment team. The Therapist identifies needs and coordinates sessions with clients on one-to-one therapeutic counseling regarding mental health or substance abuse issues. The Therapist will provide supervision to unlicensed Therapists. The Therapist will be a part of a unique multi-disciplinary team, and most services are provided in the field. If Bilingual in Spanish, the salary range will increase by $8,000.

Field Work

  • Provide 24-hour availability and crisis intervention as needed/required
  • Possess a reliable vehicle with valid CA driver’s license and active auto insurance
  • Heavy individual/family in-home visits for counseling services to children, youth, and adults with a range of psychological, emotional, and behavioral problems, some office services may apply
  • Accept intake and initial assessment of children, adolescents and adults referred to Center
  • Assess family dynamics and home environment and prepare reports as needed or required
  • Partner with Case Coordinator to obtain resources for the client to sustain the client’s involvement in center programs/treatment
  • Provide group treatment, parent support groups, and/or parenting classes as needed/required
  • Maintain aftercare follow-up and support/assistance to clients completing center programs/treatment

Community Support

  • Partner in case planning with other center clinicians, consulting specialists, and representatives from schools, DCFS, and other jurisdictions as required or needed
  • Participate in Outpatient Staff meetings, Clinical Case Conferences, and other meetings as appropriate or assigned
  • Conduct in-service training to center staff and others as assigned


  • Productivity – 65% of hours worked each week must be billable productivity. For a 40-hour workweek, the billable productivity requirement is 26 hours
  • Able to submit all completed paperwork to supervisor within 24 hours of seeing client
  • Maintain client charts in a responsible manner and meet all paperwork deadlines as required by DCFS, DMH and agency policy (e.g. complete case notes and discharge notes on timely basis, etc.)
  • Arrange work schedule to benefit the center program and clients with the approval of Clinical Supervisor/Program Director
  • Comply with agency guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Keep Program Director well-informed regarding activities, pending issues and potential problems

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum one-year clinical experience working with multiple-problem families (e.g. unemployment, poverty, substance abuse, homelessness, etc.)
  • Minimum one-year clinical experience with children and families
  • Some experience providing home-based/community-based counseling services

Required Education:

  • MA in clinical psychology, MSW or Ph.D./Psy.D. in psychology from an accredited graduate program


  • License eligible required
  • California license (licensed psychologist, LMFT, LCSW)
  • Eligible for a registration number from the Board of Behavioral Sciences or waiver from the State


  • Maintain strict confidentiality of client and personnel information adhering to HIPPA, professional codes of conduct, State of CA regulations, Privacy Act, and UAII policies and procedures
  • This position has access to sensitive information, and a breach in confidentiality will be grounds for disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination

Communication/ Interpersonal Skills:

  • Possess the ability to communicate with others in a courteous and professional manner
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in English

Technology Skills:

  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Google Suite
  • Ability to use iPad

Other Skills:

  • Demonstrate ability to exercise a high level of judgment, accept supervision, and exercise a high level of accuracy and organization
  • Available to work evening and weekend hours as needed
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must
  • Willingness to learn new skills and participate in training sessions relevant to the position
  • Available and willing to travel as needed, travel time can be between 25-40%
  • Maintains personal responsibility for maintaining a valid licensure and ensure timely completion of appropriate
  • Continuing Education Units for renewal of license


  • Experience working with the American Indian/Alaskan Native community
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations, community groups and performance-based government contracts.
  • Knowledge of Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (Public Law 93-638)
  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred. $8,000 increase from base salary!

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees of United American Involvement, Inc. (UAII) are expected to conform to the following:

Uphold all principles of confidentiality and patient care to the fullest extent
Meet or exceed the performance standards as set by your supervisor
Interact in an honest, trustworthy, and dependable manner with clients, employees, and vendors
Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
Adhere to all professional and ethical behavior standards as outlined in UAII’s Employee Handbook


  • Eligibility to work in the US
  • Fingerprint clearance
  • Annual negative TB test result on file
  • Pass a post-offer drug test
  • Maintain a valid CA driver’s license if driving for the company
  • Maintain auto insurance coverage if driving for the company
  • Prove full vaccination status against COVID-19

UAII offers a comprehensive and robust benefits package that includes:

  • Continuing Education Units
  • Company Paid Annual License Renewal
  • Paid Exam Prep Time Off
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Company-paid Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Company-paid Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • FSA Medical and Dependent Care
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • LegalShield
  • TotalCare Employee Assistance Program
  • 12 Vacation Days (first year)
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • 3 Personal Days
  • 7 Sick Days
  • Bereavement and Jury Duty paid leave
  • Wellness Program

Tagged as: counseling, mental health services

About United American Indian Involvement, Inc.

Mission Statement
To promote and support the physical, behavioral, and spiritual well-being of American Indian/Alaska Natives in the urban Los Angeles area by providing comprehensive, integrated services that focus on all age groups and incorporate American Indian/Alaska Native cultures and traditions.

Vision Statement
UAII will provide quality physical and behavioral health, education, and social support services that promote healthy lifestyles and individual responsibility in order to strengthen American Indian/Alaska Native communities, now and for future generations. All services will integrate traditions, practices, and beliefs, be culturally sensitive and respectful of American Indian/Alaska Native tribal affiliation.