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TBS Clinician/MAT Assessor II

Department: MH TBS/MHRS
Location: San Dimas, CA

McKinley: Youth, Family, and Community are what we are all about! We offer a great working environment and benefits package! McKinley encourages growth so that you can Be your Best H.U.M.A.N.

At McKinley employees share a set of guiding principles: We embrace a culture that is Hopeful, Understanding, Moral, Awesome, Nurturing. - H.U.M.A.N.

The Company: McKinley is a highly respected welfare organization with a comprehensive array of programs and services – which touch nearly 1,800 lives annually – include short term residential treatment program (STRTP), Foster Care, Adoptions, Mental Health Services, and Special Education. McKinley has 5 locations throughout southern California with our main campus located in San Dimas. We embrace a culture that is H.U.M.A.N.- Hopeful, Understanding, Moral, Awesome, Nurturing. McKinley has created a Hopeful environment, in which we choose optimism in finding the motivation to achieve our greatest dreams. We are a team dedicated to Understanding individual needs and do so by listening and embracing each individual’s stories. We strongly embrace our agency’s Morals by treating everyone with kindness and respect. At McKinley, we acknowledge our team member’s and clients’ Awesome qualities by celebrating what makes each individual unique. We are dedicated to Nurturing a Trauma-Informed Integrated Care approach that has created a unique culture within the organization. We celebrate diversity by our commitment to cultivating an inclusive and affirming environment for all.


The Position: We are looking for a TBS Clinician/MAT Assessor II, who is willing to embrace McKinley’s mission and H.U.M.A.N values. The TBS Clinician/MAT Assessor II provides thorough clinical assessment to guide TBS and MAT services and provide supervision to the TBS Team, in collaboration with the TBS Supervisor.


Compensation and Benefits:

The pay range we’re offering is $58,240 - $61,000 annually depending on experience.

Our people are the heart of our organization, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance- we offer a company defined contribution of $500/month
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match up to 3%
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Training Opportunities to Further Personal and Professional Growth



  • BBS license eligible or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  
  • A minimum of two years experience with DMH. 
  • Strong knowledge of Therapeutic Behavioral Services preferred.
  • Word Processing
  • Excellent Writing Skills 
  • General Office Skills 
  • Bilingual (Spanish) highly preferred.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical exam, TB and drug screening
  • Ability to commute to various sites on campus 
  • Ability to bend, stoop 
  • Kneel and lift 10 pounds


Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the coordinator of care for a caseload of 25 TBS clients.
  • Consult with an interdisciplinary team for TBS supplemental assessment and treatment needs.  Direct TBS coaches in determining on-going treatment needs and evaluating treatment strategies.
  • The TBS clinician will notify the referring party to confirm the client meets the TBS requirements and to schedule the initial TBS intake. 
  • Conduct TBS intakes with the assistance of the TBS Supervisor by reviewing TBS referral form and other DMH documents provided by the referring party. 
  • Complete the Supplemental TBS Assessments in accordance with DMH and MCC standards. 
  • Coordinate and attend monthly TBS progress meetings and provide clinical support to TBS coaches. 
  • Complete the TBS monthly service plan meeting Notes (H2019) and other required documents in accordance with DMH and MCC standards.
  • Initiate and maintain contact with caregivers, establishing a therapeutic relationship aimed at reunification or other appropriate treatment goals.  
  • Provide caregivers and mental health providers with information regarding child’s progress.
  • Maintain contact with school personnel regarding each TBS client’s academic performance and behavior. 
  • Meet regularly with an interdisciplinary team to discuss treatment objectives
  • Participate in chart reviews and other QA functions
  • Provide supervision to the TBS coaches. 
  • Maintain all required documentation on a timely basis and in accordance with contractual and regulatory standards.
  • Attend all required supervision, department and agency meetings.
  • Take responsibility for ongoing development of professional skills.
  • Attend all required agency training
  • Participate in the agency’s Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) plan as assigned.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Collaborate with DCFS, DMH and DMH Contracted Agencies in order to assess any child that are newly detained to DCFS, removed from biological parents and has full scope medi-cal
  • Comprehensively assess child’s needs (medical, academic, visitation and mental health).
  • Complete comprehensive assessment and CANS measure.
  • Complete Summary of Findings (SOF) and present at SOF meeting all information gathered by the assessment to determine what services are most needed. 
  • Maintain case until appropriately linked or discharged based on need.
  • Provide Linkage and Referral to the appropriate DMH Contracted Agencies.
  • All Documentation of MAT assessment turned in on the specified due dates


Why Should You Apply?

  • Our Mission- work for an organization that makes a real difference in people’s lives
  • Competitive pay
  • Several benefit options
  • Employee tuition reimbursement
  • Great training for staff

Join McKinley to Be Your Best H.U.M.A.N.


McKinley’s response to COVID-19: The safety of the families, children, clients we serve as well as our valued team members is our priority. We want to make sure everyone at McKinley feels safe and welcomed. We are taking all the necessary precautions and safety measures to maintain a safe environment throughout our different locations. We are providing PPE to our team members and visitors along with practicing social distancing measures.

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