Clinical Case Manager/Therapist-Military Connection
Job Details
Center for Children & Families - Costa Mesa, CA
Full Time
$46,169.00 - $55,403.00 Salary/month
Up to 25%
Professional Services

Full-Time position working 40 hours weekly

Monday, Tuesday & Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Wednesday & Thursday 11:30 am to 8:00 pm  


The Clinical Case Manager (CCM)/Therapist will have two different roles. The Clinical Case Manager (CCM) role forms part of the Strong Families, Strong Children (SFSC) collaboration. Human Options serves as a subcontractor for Veterans Services to provide direct program services for victims of domestic violence who are veterans or a family member of a veteran.  Under the direction of the Therapeutic Program Supervisor, the Clinical Case Manager (CCM) is responsible for providing individual adult counseling services to Human Options military connected clients who are eligible for these services under the contract. Services can be offered at all 15 Family Resource Centers (FRC) in Orange County, depending on need. The CCM will also be responsible for facilitating military culturally competency trainings to FRC staff.


The second role will consist of a Therapist under the Mission Hospital grant in two Family Resource Centers (FRCs). The Therapist will provide individual, child, and family counseling, facilitate client education and support groups, and promote intimate partner violence (IPV) awareness through community presentations and outreach. Therapist may split their schedules between sites (Lake Forest and San Juan Capistrano) and will be required to work at least two regular weekly evening shifts when positions are full time. When positions are part time a minimum of one evening shift is required.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Demonstrate ability to abide by Human Options’ mission and values and act as a community ambassador for Human Options and intimate partner violence (IPV) awareness:

Mission – We ignite social change by educating Orange County to recognize relationship violence as an issue that threatens everyone, advocating for those affected by abuse, extending a safe place for victims and empowering survivors on their journey of healing.

Values – Diversity, Respect, Curiosity, Ingenuity, Individuality

  • Provide individual, child and family counseling to clients at the Family Resource Center(s).
  • Plan and facilitate multiple client psycho educational and support groups including the following as applicable per grant objectives, for example,  Parent Education and/or  the Personal Empowerment Program (PEP) services as applicable
  • Provide crisis intervention during business and non-business hours, as needed.
  • Complete bio-psychosocial assessments and develop comprehensive treatment plans with clients.
  • Maintain clinical documentation, assessments and other documentation for service records.
  • Participate in weekly case management multidisciplinary team meetings.
  • Facilitate formal and informal trainings for FRC staff regarding military cultural competency.
  • Meet productivity standards as defined by specific grants and other funding requirements and maintains monthly statistical data of attending group members and individual clients for grant reporting purposes.
  • Deliver intimate partner violence awareness presentations to community groups and/or partners as needed.
  • Participate in weekly supervision meetings (clinical and administrative) and staff meetings as needed.
  • Report suspected child abuse and/or dependent adult or elderly abuse and other safety issues, as required by law and agency policies.
  • Abide by professional confidentiality guidelines by only sharing client information within the organization when it meets the need of the client.
  • Remain in good standing with the BBS
  • If full time position: Work a minimum of two (2) evenings. If part time position: Work a minimum of one (1) evening.
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of techniques and principles of child and family development, family systems theory, crisis counseling intervention, individual, family, and group therapy dynamics, cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma informed practices, child abuse and family violence, and trauma focused interventions.
  • Ability to assess emotional, social and environmental strengths and community resources.
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative setting.
  • Knowledge of the principles of domestic violence and crisis counseling.
  • Computer skills including word processing experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Communicates effectively and demonstrates to be cultural responsive with diverse populations.
  • Organizes assignments in order to meet deadlines and goals.
  • Ability to have reliable transportation as this position may require traveling.
  • Ability work some evenings and possible weekends (if needed)
  • Military family background (self or through family affiliation) required.
  • Master’s degree in behavioral science field and registration with the BBS required.
  • Licensed Clinician desired.
  • Bilingual: Advanced written, speaking, reading skills in Spanish/English required.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in counseling field.
  • 40hr Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence Certification Training or completion of post-hiring Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence 40 hour training.


  • We ignite social change by educating Orange County to recognize relationship violence as an issue that threaten everyone, advocating for those affected abuse, extending a safe placed or victims and empowering survivors on their journey of healing.


  • We are committed to a future in which every person and family in Orange County experiences safe, healthy relationships and lives free from fear.