Job Code: THER - 121
Revision Date: May 24, 2022
$26.05 - $42.51 Hourly
$2,084.10 - $3,400.92 Biweekly
$54,186.50 - $88,424.00 Annually
We are an agency committed to innovative behavioral health services in trauma-informed care that promote healing and recovery to instill a sense of empowerment and foster a lifelong sense of resilience.
The purpose of this position is to perform mental health assessments pursuant to the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 16.22. This position requires the competency to provide advanced social and mental health services to include, but not limited to, the early identification of an individual suspected of having a mental health or intellectual developmental disability, the completion of comprehensive assessments, submission of preliminary diagnosis, crisis intervention, and brief psychotherapy and psychoeducation services.
This class works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences.
Duties and Responsibilities
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Requires a Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Sciences or related behavioral field, supplemented by one (1) year of experience; or possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Experience with trauma-informed services; cognitive behavioral therapies, including DBT; and motivational therapies including the use of incentives, preferred.
Required Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of trauma-informed theories, principals, and practices (includes multi-faceted understanding of concepts such as community trauma, intergenerational and historical trauma, parallel processes, and universal precautions), preferred.
Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Special Certifications and Licenses
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
Emergence Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires Emergence Health Network to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.
Other Job Characteristics
Note: This Class Description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Emergence Health Network and an employee and is subject to change by the Emergence Health Network as its needs change.