This is a temporary, time limited grant-funded position for the Texans Recovering Together Crisis Counseling Program (CCP).

The CCP Crisis Counselor will be responsible for providing crisis stabilization and support services for victims of the COVID-19 by collaborating with other victim service providers, volunteers and community partners to provide behavioral health services through the Texans Recovering Together Crisis Counseling Program.
 
Essential Functions:
  • Provide  initial person/family centered trauma informed, evidence based practices that are therapeutic in nature and informed by HHS standards for culturally and linguistically appropriate service standards in order to accomplish the goals of the Texans Recovering Together Crisis Counseling Program;
  • Conduct individual and/or group therapy and crisis intervention sessions to assist victims in reaching goals and provide necessary counseling and guidance to support behavioral changes;
  • Assess psychosocial status of COVID-19 victims and survivors to determine appropriate level of behavioral health care and/or social service needs and referrals ;
  • Collaborate with other community service agencies, volunteers and community partners to provide behavioral health resources to identified persons impacted by the pandemic;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of trauma informed theories, principles and practices (including the concept of community trauma as well as individual trauma);
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of case management, community outreach and social service work;
  • Skill in using personal computer application software such as, Excel, Word and Outlook;
  • Ability to multitask;
  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member in a fast-paced, deadline-orientated environment.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Master’s Degree, with a provisional license preferred (LPCi/LMSW). Requires a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Services or related behavioral field, supplemented by two (2) years of experience.
Experience with trauma-informed theories, principles and practices required.

Special Requirements:  
Must possess and maintain a valid Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record. 

Hours:
Ability to work hours other than Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 to accomplish program objectives and grant deliverables.

Salary:
$50,003.20/$24.04


Benefits:

Heart of Texas Region MHMR strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance
Payroll Direct Deposit
10 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings)
              **Certain Requirements Needed**





 

Department: Main Center
This is a full time position

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