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Journey Through Life Bilingual/Spanish Qualified Mental Health Pro. (Clinician/Therapist) in Houston, Texas

Benefits Offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life...

Language: Bilingual in English and Spanish (Required)

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to include: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurances, Life Insurance, 6 Paid Annual Holidays,1 Floating Holiday, Personal Time Off (PTO), which cover Personal, Vacation, and Sick days.

JTL is seeking qualified licensed mental health professionals to join the JTL team! We are currently recruiting Qualified Mental Health professionals to provide services to a diversified population within the Metro Houston Area.

JTL is an outpatient therapeutic child/adolescent, adult, family, and community program. Services are designed to address and strengthen the emotional, developmental, educational, and social needs of those referred to us. We provide services in-home and throughout the community within the metro Houston area. Therapeutic components are customized to meet the needs of each individual and/or family. JTL supports and strengthens the family unit by enabling it to become an effective support system for its individual members while promoting its ability to interface productively within the community.

Position Summary :

Primarily responsible for providing intensive home, school, and community-based Mental Health Rehabilitation services to children/adolescents and adults. Performs clinical assessment, brief psychotherapy, consultation, linkage to other services for clients and/or their families. This is a full-time position and requires working flexible hours according to the needs of our clients (which includes some evenings and weekends). We’re able to offer a competitive salary and supervision for candidates who are working toward independent licensure.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited college with a major in psychology, social work, counseling (with a clinical specialty in the social services field), or another related field.

  • Bachelor’s Degree with the same educational requirements and two years of clinical experience.

  • Eligible for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Experiences:

  • Knowledge of professional methods and techniques of mental health therapy and addictions counseling.

  • Knowledge of various mental health, addictions, and related illnesses methods of treatment.

  • Knowledge of proper interviewing and therapy techniques.

  • Knowledge of professional methods and techniques of individual, brief, group, family therapy.

  • Ability to diagnose mental health, addictions, and related illnesses, develop and implement treatment plans under supervision.

  • Recognizes and is sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences.

  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to adapt to change in work or client assignments.

  • Ability to demonstrate some skill in crisis intervention situations.

  • Presents integrated care case at monthly team meetings

  • Reviews and revised integrated treatment plan at discharge from inpatient stay for psychiatric

  • Consults with primary care and nurse to establish goals for the treatment plan related to health

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performs professional mental health therapy and related duties in the treatment of clients having psychologically related problems.

  • Provides intake and crisis services develop treatment plans, and participates in evaluating treatment methods and procedures.

  • Provides individual, brief, group psychotherapy, and psychometric services to clients.

  • Provides consultation and education under supervision.

  • Prepares and maintains necessary client records and reports in accordance with licensing and accreditation standards and agency policies/procedures.

  • Documents client response to individual and group therapy in approved formats, including individual and group progress notes.

  • Participates in the Performance Improvement activities of the agency.

  • Provides appropriate linkage and referral according to agency mission, values, policies, and procedures.

  • Insures that defined clients' individual rights and responsibilities, their families, visitors, and co-workers are honored.

  • Supports and implements the agency's organizational and clinical policies and procedures.

  • Participates in regular agency staffing, clinical supervision, and training as determined.

The above statements reflect the general duties considered to describe the principal functions of the position identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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