Crisis Hotline: 1-800-841-1255    |    Appointments or Services: 1-844-309-6385

(2048) Licensed Counselor, Therapeutic Respite Program for Youth

Job Description

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.

Retirement Plans:
401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.
457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:
Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.
Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

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.

Additional Perks:
– Employee Referral Awards
– Licensure Supervision
– Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
– Educational Leave
– Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions

Position Description:

  • Counselor provides therapeutic assessment, diagnostic, crisis assessment and response, treatment planning, and service coordination to youth and their families in our Therapeutic Respite Program for Youth.
  • Counselor has opportunity to collaborate on appropriate programming for youth during their stay and provides quality mental health services in group and individual settings.
  • Evidence-based services will be provided in our Round Rock facility or via tele-video, as appropriate.
  • Counselor is part of multidisciplinary team that responds to crisis situations, safety planning, and facilitating the step down or referral to more intensive, acute treatment environments.
  • Exemplary professional communication skills are key in communicating with youth, their families, and other members of the treatment team, BTCS programs, and community partners.
  • Counselor will maintain clinical licensure as a Licensed Professional of the Healing Arts and participate in trainings relevant to the position.

Program Description: The Bluebonnet Trails Community Services (BTCS) Therapeutic Respite Program for Youth will provide a safe, enriching environment that provides a wraparound approach to offering care coordination, family partner services, and an array of innovative therapies for youth between ages 5-17 years old with behavioral health needs. Evidence-based practices will be implemented in play therapy, sand tray therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy, family therapy, applied behavior analysis, brief-solution focused therapy and more. This 16-bed, 24/7 structured and therapeutic program will focus the following objectives.

  1. Provide culturally sensitive and linguistically diverse services that focus on reunification and development of meaningful relationships.
  2. Provide a safe, supportive, and accepting environment.
  3. Provide services and supports that stabilize, enrich, and develop skills to support effective coping, problem-solving and socialization skills.
  4. Connect and partner with BTCS services and/or community services, supports and other resources that will help the child and family with a successful transition to their home environment.

To meet the above objectives, therapeutic and structured services will be provided that include educational, behavioral, and other recovery and trauma-informed focused activities. The treatment team may include Psychiatrist, and other medical providers, Mental Health Professionals, Family Partners, teachers, Care Coordinators, and Licensed Therapists.

Salary: $31.86 – 39.11/hour (includes Wilco Crisis Diff)

2 years previous crisis experience:  $2.00/hour
4 years previous crisis experience:  $1.50/hour
1 year with BTCS: $2.00/hour
3 years with BTCS: $1.00/hour

Bilingual: $.75/hour

Location: Round Rock, Remote as needed

CityRound Rock, Remote
CountyWilliamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: current licensure by the State of Texas as a psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Must have a valid Texas Driver’s license and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications: • Bilingual
• Two years providing counseling services for youth persistent mental illness
• Experience working with individuals, groups, and families
• Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills required
• Registered Play Therapist
Salary Amount$66,269 - 81,349/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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For Appointments or Information:
844-309-6385

24-Hour Crisis Hotline:
800-841-1255

Administration:
1009 North Georgetown Street
Round Rock, Texas 78664

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services as a recipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant dollars either directly from FTA or through the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), will comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d), the U.S. Department of Transportation implementing regulations, FTA Circular 4702.lB, and TxDOT PTN requirements as specified in Master Grant Agreement, and State Management Plan. Our Title VI Plan can be viewed here: BBT - Title VI Plan - Sep 2020 - 2023

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