Excellent permanent position with great benefits! Candidates must reside in the Houston area.
The Bilingual Clinician for Children is responsible for providing individual and group counseling and psychoeducational services to the minors, including family members and identified sponsors when appropriate. Also, the position is responsible for providing educational trainings and presentations to program staff as required by ORR and State Licensing standards or in promotion of program/agency initiatives. The Bilingual Clinician may supervise interns hosted by the program in service of its clients.
Provides individual and group counseling and psychoeducational services to children and families in compliance with professional licensing standards, agency standards, COA standards, ORR requirements, and HIPPA. Additionally, participates in and executes abuse risk management responsibilities, as recommended by the aforementioned entities and Praesidium. Direct client service delivery includes, but is not limited to, the following clinical duties: conducting assessments; documenting diagnostic impressions; developing and implementing treatment plans and interventions; assessing risk and safety needs; providing appropriate referrals as needed; reporting abuse and/or neglect, or suspicions of such safety concerns to the appropriate authorities. Also, responsible for developing the content for psycho-educational group services to clients and the facilitation of these groups, independently or in conjunction with interns. Participates in on-call rotation for the facility, and routinely attends training opportunities as required by the program and professional license.
Completes required documentation of client progress within required timeframes; maintaining client records in accordance with regulatory/agency standards. Completing data entry tasks associated with tracking measurable outcomes and performance management.
Offers clinical impressions and recommendations during weekly staffing of cases with treatment team members. Contributes to the development of discharge plans for clients as they transition.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
· Master’s degree in mental health field, (Social Work, Counseling, or Marriage & Family Therapy).
· Licensed by the State of Texas (LCSW, LMSW, LPC, LPC Associate or LMFT, LMFT Associate) and in good standing with the respective board.
MINIMUM SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
· One to two years of experience providing direct clinical services, including psycho-social assessments, service planning, and regular therapy in English and Spanish. Preferred
· Comfort and experience serving individuals, families, children, and groups. Preferred