The Admissions Therapist's  work involves conducting clinical interviews and  psychosocial assessments determining eligibility for TRR services.  Educates consumers regarding diagnoses and appropriate treatment options.


  • Conducts clinical interviews and psychosocial assessments determining eligibility for Adult MH services;
  • Provides crisis counseling and supports as deemed necessary;
  • Coordinates referrals to community based providers;
  • Provides continuity of care services with all area providers;
  • Prepares progress notes and other required documentation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis based on DSM V, psychosocial assessments and crisis intervention;
  • Excellent verbal communication with consumers, staff, and community providers;
  • Skill in interviewing and reporting results of interviews;
  • Must have the ability to exercise tact and perform good judgement in dealing with consumers and their relatives;
  • Excellent written communication  and computer keyboarding for entering clinical documentation;
  • Skill in time management required in order to meet service goals;
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, and keyboarding for prolonged periods, and occasional  lifting up to 15 lbs.;
  • Ability to be CPR/First Aid and PMAB certified;
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required

Education and Experience

  • Master's degree in social work, psychology or related field with ability to obtain and maintain Qualified Mental Health Professional credentialing is required;
  • Fully licensed applicant preferred

Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM with possible variations per client need

Salary: $32,884-$45,000 annually DOQ


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 Requirement Needed**


Location: Clifton Street Clinic - Waco, TX


Department: Clifton Street Clinic
This is a full time position

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