Devereux Behavioral Health
About the organization
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
The Bilingual Clinician will conduct mental health assessments and provide ongoing individual, and group counseling services, screen for trauma and human trafficking, and crisis intervention services. He/she will collaborate with the multidisciplinary team, other clinicians and Mental Health Workers to maintain a therapeutic and emotionally healing environment and establish treatment goals and assist in the implementation of the individualized treatment plan. Bilingual Clinicians should also be available for intakes, discharges and releases 24/7 (rotation) some nights, weekends and afterhours may be required. He/she will complete all required Short-term Shelter program documentation in a timely manner and to designated quality standards. He/she carries a caseload of no more than 12 children.
Master’s degree in a relevant field and at least one year clinical experience with children and adolescents in a residential or inpatient setting
Licensed preferred or license eligible in the state of Texas (LMSW, LMFT, LPC or LPC-A)
Bilingual in English/Spanish
Minimum 21 years of age
Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.
Contact email: [email protected]
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