Behavioral Health Clinician - Child (Glendale / DCS Co-Location)

JFCS Administration

Job Description

** Position splits time between JFCS office on 59th Ave & Bell Road as well as DCS office in Glendale **



Provide co-located clinical services such as direct therapy and case management services including intake and assessment to
clients and families. Attend service planning meetings and represent JFCS. Perform administrative tasks in accordance with agency procedures at selected Child Safety and Family Services Offices.


Who we are:


If you want to work for an organization that prides itself on being an employer of choice within the behavioral health and social services industry, then check us out.


Over the past 80 years, JFCS has built a strong reputation for outstanding services and exceptional programs for people who are hurting and in need.  We have helped thousands of children, teens and adults overcome obstacles, and triumph over adversity! 



  • Provides co-located clinical services such as assessment and counseling, case management services, facilitating child family teams, intakes and assessments that foster solution/strengths based orientation. Attend service planning meetings and represent JFCS. Assist in addressing the client and family’s ongoing needs and make referrals to appropriate agencies. Must have knowledge of CPS, Homebase, and JFCS Behavioral Health Services. Demonstrates a positive,
    strengths based attitude of teamwork and shared leadership. Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to forge strong relationships within the behavioral health and CPS communities.
  • Provide clinical oversight for the coordination of behavioral health services with other agencies, such as Child Protective Services, Probation and Parole Departments, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Arizona Long Term Care, schools and other providers.  Participates in assigned JFCS and job related committees (BH Matrix; Training; Substance Abuse; Utilization Management; Safety, MIS/Nextgen Computer, and Risk Management)

  • Performs the duties of a Clinical Liaison, developing programs directed at expanding the continuum of services in collaboration with clinical team members. Acquaints the agency with community trends and identify gaps in specific services as indicated by consumer's needs. Prepares required reports, inclusive of incident reports, CPS referrals, QI/QM activities, performance audits, and compilation of meeting minutes.

  • Works effectively within the Arizona Recovery Model as outlined by the 12 principles including: Accessible services, Best practices, Collaboration with families, Collaboration with others, Connection to natural supports, Functional outcomes, Independence, Most appropriate setting, Respect for the child and/or family's unique cultural heritage, services tailored to the family, stability, and timeliness.


  • A Master's from an accredited school in the field of social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, psychology, or related behavioral health field.
  • Minimum two years work experience post Master’s in behavioral health field working with children.
  • Must have two years experience as Clinical Liaison within Maricopa County RBHA system. Master’s Independent License preferred. Must be eligible to receive and maintain DPS fingerprint clearance.
  • Ability to obtain license through AZBBHE