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Bilingual Community Clinician

Location: Central Office
Job Code: 150SW303
# of Openings: 1

Description

 

 

The Counseling Services of Catholic Charities is seeking a Bilingual Clinician for the Strengthening Families & Senior Services program.

The Bilingual Clinician is responsible for providing clinical assessments, counseling services, presentations and workshops. Also, will participate in internal agency collaborations as well as community outreach functions. May be assigned to mentor interns/students.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Utilizes clinical skills, including screening, assessment, diagnosis and service planning to provide appropriate treatment to individuals, couples, families and groups in an outpatient counseling setting.
  • Provides workshops and presentations within the agency and in the community.
  • Meets or exceeds productivity and outcomes targets as outlined in the Performance Indicator Report.
  • Manages critical case issues to ensure the safety and well-being of clients.
  • Supervises the work of assigned students/interns to ensure compliance with ethical practices and promote professional growth.
  • Routinely participates in ongoing training. Participates in and executes abuse risk management responsibilities to ensure the safety of clients.
  • Completes paperwork within required time frames including, assessments, service plans, efforts, quarterlies, closing summaries.
  • Maintains records in accordance with regulatory/agency standards. Enters data in a clear, accurate, and timely manner. Also, promptly submits documentation needed for the tracking of output/outcome measures. May be asked to assist in record review or qualitative review processes.
  • Maintains professional licensing requirements. Participates in staff meetings, case staffing, consultations, and agency staff development trainings. Contributes to agency staff training opportunities as requested.
  • Meets with supervisor regularly for clinical supervision.
  • Participates in interagency and community networking and program promotion opportunities.
  • Contributes to the development of strong interagency partnerships by serving clients referred by fellow agency programs and regularly communicating with client case managers and other staff to provide effective treatment.
  • And, performs other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION

  • Master's degree in mental health field, (Social Work, Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy).
  • Licensed by the State of Texas (LCSW, LPC, LMFT). Experienced clinicians still under supervision (LMSW, LPC- Intern, LMFT-Associate) will be considered if full license status is near completion.

 

MINIMUM SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Post graduate degree in mental health field.
  • Three to five years of experience providing direct clinical services, including counseling.
  • Competency providing services to individuals, families, couples, children, and groups.
  • Experience providing treatment that is sensitive to diverse populations.
  • Public speaking ability, including the ability to provide presentations and workshops to large audiences.
  • Ability to gather, track, and report large quantities of data; must be well organized.
  • Interacts with peers, supervisors, and administrators in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team and provide services with an integrated approach.
  • Approaches challenges with a solution-focused approach and maintains a positive attitude.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.

 

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to work on a flexible schedule including evenings and some weekends.
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid Texas driver's license and evidence of insurability.
  • Must be able to coordinate a variety of activities.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with electronic records preferred.

 

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston is an equal opportunity employer.

We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:  http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to  hrrecruiting@catholiccharities.org or call 713-874-6597 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

 





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