Posting Date: 1/3/2018
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually
Salary is based on education & experience
Job Description: Provides mental health services to children with serious emotional/behavioral disorder and to their families; conducts activities to assist child gain access to medical, social, educational and other appropriate services that help a child achieve a quality of life and community participation acceptable to the child and family; provides skills training to the child and family to improve functioning in home, school and community. Continued employment is contingent upon certification in the approved DSHS uniform assessment tool and skills training protocols in accordance with the requirements of Dept. of State Health Services (training provided). Bi-lingual Preferred.
Education: Requires Bachelor’s Degree in a Behavioral, Social Science, Humanities or Educational field. Master’s Degree preferred
Experience: Requires experience working with children and families; requires knowledge of childhood development.
Hours of Work: Typically Monday—Friday; 8am—5pm; at times may need to have a flexible schedule to accommodate needs of program and families.
Licenses/Certifications: Ability to be credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional; valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance; Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment (ANSA) certification as well as Illness, Management and Recovery (IMR) certification.
Physical Requirements: Light lifting under 15lbs., moderate carrying 15-44lbs., simple grasping, walking, sitting, standing, operating a motor vehicle, operating office equipment including computer, ability to see and hear (with aid), ability to read, write, count, ability to maintain confidentiality, and the ability to work closely with others, ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Children & Adolescent Services, Bryan, TX. or other service site as needed.