Bilingual Clinician

  • 2900 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77006, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston provides a comprehensive network of social services aimed at promoting and facilitating self-sufficiency. We offer support and opportunities that empower people and communities to grow and thrive.

 

***APPLICATION: For consideration, interested applicants should apply at 

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=6754&clientkey=C184945087565AE7BAA81D76126F1823

 

Job Description

The Counseling and Behavioral Health Clinic helps families of any income level with everyday problems build healthy relationships and heal from trauma and grief. Our licensed bilingual counselors serve families in schools, at parishes and in other locations throughout the community. Counseling also is integrated into other Catholic Charities programs because overall health is essential to self-sufficiency.

JOB SUMMARY

The Bilingual Clinician, St. Michael’s Home for Children (SMHC) ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­is responsible for providing individual and group counseling and psychoeducational services to the minors residing at St. Michael’s Home for Children, including family members and identified sponsors when appropriate. Also, the position is responsible for providing educational trainings and presentations to program staff as required by ORR and State Licensing standards or in promotion of program/agency initiatives. The Bilingual Clinician may also supervise interns hosted by the program in service of its clients.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Provides individual and group counseling and psychoeducational services to children and families in compliance with professional licensing standards, agency standards, COA standards, ORR requirements, and HIPPA. Additionally, participates in and executes abuse risk management responsibilities, as recommended by the aforementioned entities and Praesidium. Direct client service delivery includes, but is not limited to, the following clinical duties: conducting assessments; documenting diagnostic impressions; developing and implementing treatment plans and interventions; assessing risk and safety needs; providing appropriate referrals as needed; reporting abuse and/or neglect, or suspicions of such safety concerns to the appropriate authorities. Also, responsible for developing the content for psycho-educational group services to clients and the facilitation of these groups, independently or in conjunction with interns. Participates in on-call rotation for the facility, and routinely attends training opportunities as required by the program and professional license.
  • Completes required documentation of client progress within required timeframes; maintaining client records in accordance with regulatory/agency standards. Completing data entry tasks associated with tracking measurable outcomes and performance management.
  • Offers clinical impressions and recommendations during weekly staffing of cases with treatment team members. Contributes to the development of discharge plans for clients as they transition out of the St. Michael’s Home for Children. Also, attends and participates in St. Michael’s Home for Children Program staff meetings, Counseling Program staff meetings, and Stakeholders meetings hosted by ORR. Attends and participates in weekly SMHC Counseling Team meetings and individual supervision appointments.
  • Provides training and presentations on childhood development and other psycho-educational topics as required by ORR, State Licensing standards, or in promotion of agency/program initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as required such as participating in staff retreats, United Way tours, agency fairs and speaking engagements, assisting with special organizational projects/events, etc.  

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree in mental health field, (Social Work, Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy).  
  • Active professional licensed as an LCSW, LPC, or LMFT in good standing with Texas DSHS or applicants with an LMSW, LPC-I or LMFTA, actively pursuing full-licensure as a mental health professional. Will consider applicants with Master’s degree in mental health field actively pursuing licensure to be secured within 90 days of hire.

MINIMUM SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Competence providing individual, family, and group counseling. 
  • Experience providing presentations and training.  Preferred
  • Ability and willingness to understand, incorporate, and practice new theoretical perspectives and treatment strategies.
  • Experience providing trauma informed and culturally sensitive services to the survivors of trauma.
  • Demonstrate effective skills in dealing with a variety of people, peers, and supervisors.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Public speaking ability. Preferred
  • Ability to work well within a team approach.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish.) 
  • Clear understanding of cultural sensitivity and implications for practice.
  • Works with a positive attitude (solution-focused) and exhibits professional behavior at all times.
  • A minimum of one (1) year post graduate experience in counseling. Preferred

 

Additional Information

***APPLICATION: For consideration, interested applicants should apply at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=6754&clientkey=C184945087565AE7BAA81D76126F1823 ***

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 713-526-4611 ext. 6597 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.