Under the direction of the Counseling Supervisor, this position provides therapeutic skills training to individuals across the lifespan in accordance with best practice standards, evidence-based interventions, and individualized recovery planning. Services will include skills training and psychosocial rehabilitation and may include case management, intakes, and Hospital Discharge Follow Up appointments. These therapeutic services will be provided in BTCS’ facilities/offices, or the community, and telehealth, as appropriate. This position will have the opportunity to coordinate and lead group sessions.
Services provided by this position also include activities and skills-training designed to address barriers and strengths related to an individual’s recovery and wellness. Other responsibilities include consultation with staff as needed one-on-one or in small groups. The Behavioral Health Specialist may participate in strategic or program planning for delivery of mental health services by this program. This position is one discipline of a multi-disciplinary team and may be the primary services provider for a given person or family system or may serve in the role of treatment team member. All services are documented in an electronic health record and provided in collaboration with a multidisciplinary recovery team.
Services provided by the person in this position should promote recovery and wellness, community integration, independent living within the community and improved quality of life. A high level of detailed electronic documentation is required and adherence to company and state guidelines is expected. A minimum of 55% of hours worked are required to be direct services.
The person in this position must possess a passion and aptitude for working with individuals who have chronic and severe mental health needs. Knowledge of psychotherapeutic medications, substance use treatment, crisis services, community resources, and evidence-based practices in the behavioral health field is critical for success in the position. This position necessitates innovative thinking, patience, resiliency, skills in advocacy, service coordination, mental health assessment and evaluation, collaborative person-centered recovery planning and dual-diagnosis treatment. The person in this position will effectively work independently and on a team, prioritize needs during crisis situations, engage in regular meetings and training opportunities, and perform other duties as assigned with a positive attitude.
Location: Williamson County
Salary: $22.51 – 30.76/hr
1.00/hour – 2 years previous community center experience
1.00/hour – 4 years previous community center experience
1.00/hour – advanced licensure
.50/hour – LCDC licensure
1.00 to 4.00/hour – tenure with BTCS
Why join our team?
BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.
Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.
Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.
Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.
Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.
|Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree in a human services field; LPC Associate, LMFT Associate, or LMSW Licensure, comprehensive knowledge of mental health diagnoses. Ability to work as a member of a team within a fast-paced, recovery-focused environment is essential to this position. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment..
Preferred Qualifications: Clinical license in psychology, education, social work or a related human service field; one-year work or practicum/clinical experience in counseling, case management, crisis intervention and/or psychosocial rehabilitative services.
Bilingual in ASL or Spanish preferred; experience in providing concurrent documentation within an electronic database preferred.
|$46,821 - 63,981/year
|Open until filled