This position provides mental health screenings and diagnostic evaluation for individuals seeking services both in person and via tele-video to any BTCS location. This position is responsible for collecting demographic information and identifying preliminary eligibility status based on a psychosocial assessment. This position will be responsible for assessing and differentiating between crisis situations, those meeting eligibility for agency services, and those who require referrals for other providers in the community.
This position provides assessments to adults and youth who have identified symptoms of a possible mental health diagnosis. This position is responsible for completing a psychosocial assessment and gathers information regarding the domains of functioning for the client – medical, social, employment, education, legal, family, housing, substance use and mental health. This information is gathered to make the most appropriate recommendation for treatment and determine if the client meets DSM-V criteria for a mental health diagnosis. Once the Intake LPHA has completed the assessment, diagnosis, and the client eligibility for services, a treatment plan will be developed in conjunction with the individual seeking services. Throughout the assessment process and once the treatment plan has been completed the position is responsible for providing brief interventions and motivational counseling for the individuals that may have difficulty engaging in services. If the individual does not meet eligibility the client must be referred to other community resources.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a social, behavioral, or human service field, including but not limited to psychology, social work, rehabilitation, counseling, sociology, human development, educational psychology, education, and criminal justice. Must be a current Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) , or Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) in good standing in order to be credentialed as Licensed Professional in the Healing Arts (LPHA). Familiarity with DSM-V. Must meet BTCS driving requirements. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License.|
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual; Two years or more providing counseling services for people with severe and persistent mental illness; Experience with assessment and diagnosis.
|Closing Date||Open until filled|