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Licensed Counselor

Company: Lonestar Social Services
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Licensed Counselor/Therapist (LPC, LMFT, LCSW)Licensed Counselor/Therapist (LPCs, LPC, LMFT, LCSW) Job Summary: The Licensed Professional provides assessment, triage, and treatment to individuals diagnosed with mental illnesses who may also have co-occurring substance use disorders and/or chronic health conditions using a recovery based and trauma-informed perspective. This position will provide services to individuals within the foster care system under the care of Lonestar Social Services. Licensed professionals work in partnership with racially and culturally diverse individuals to define and facilitate their desired life outcomes. Licensed professionals conduct diagnostic evaluations and provide assessment of strengths, preferences, functional impairments and symptoms of psychiatric and/or co-occurring disorder(s) at regular intervals to ensure optimal and personalized services. Licensed professionals deliver therapeutic evidence-based and best practice interventions including, but not limited to: skills training through psycho-education and patient education strategies, individual, family and/or group services, and delivering crisis services with linkages to crisis resources as needed. This position may have additional duties associated with providing bilingual communication services and may require the completion of a language competency test. On-call responsibilities may be required dependent upon unit protocols. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Possess extensive knowledge of current DSM diagnostic criteria and ability to evaluate consumers on a quarterly basis. Effectively communicate their clinical impressions, assess the strengths and functional impairments of those they serve and collaborate with racially and culturally diverse individuals to achieve their goals. Collaborate professionally with an interdisciplinary treatment team and be adaptable to a wide variety of service environments and rapidly evolving clinical circumstances. Be prepared to interact with emergency medical and psychiatric service providers to ensure the safety of Lonestar staff and individuals served. Possess computer skills necessary to document work performed and demonstrate the ability to work efficiently to complete all assessments, documentation, and other tasks in a timely manner. Licensed Therapist (LPCs, LPC, LMFT, LCSW) Education: Required: Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master''s degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field.Licensed Therapist (LPCs, LPC, LMFT, LCSW) License:Required: Current and valid driver''s license and a clean driving record. LPC, LPC-S, LCSW, LMSW, Licensed Psychologist, or LMFT.Licensed Therapist (LPCs, LPC, LMFT, LCSW) Experience:Required: Experience performing mental health assessments, diagnosis, and treatment Hours: Full-Time; Monday-Friday, with flexibility. Sign-on incentive: Lonestar is looking to grow our teams with talented and caring people just like you. Currently, we are offering a $2,500 sign-on incentive for all newly hired employees! All newly hired employees will receive $1,250 on their first paycheck and $1,250 on the paycheck following their six-month anniversary. Why join us: Lonestar Social Services has proudly served the great state of Texas for the past 10 years. As one of the largest provider of behavioral health services in Texas, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities. By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Lonestar Social Services!Employee Benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Generous vacation/holiday/sick leave Life Insurance Mileage reimbursement

Keywords: Lonestar Social Services, Pflugerville , Licensed Counselor, Other , Pflugerville, Texas

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