Clinician I/II

  • Dallas County - Juvenile
  • Dallas, Texas
  • May 19, 2023
Full Time Other Non-Management
  • Salary: $62,969 - $78,548 USD Annually
  • Salary Top: $78,548
  • Apply By: Aug 17, 2023

Summary

Provides comprehensive psychological services to youths and families to include but is not limited to assessments, evaluations, psychotherapy, crisis intervention, etc., as well as consults with staff and the courts and assist them in decision making and disposition plan regarding the youth and family dynamics.

Job Description

Conducts individual, group, and family therapy services to youth supervised by the Dallas County Juvenile Department.

Complete psychological assessments, psychological screens, addendums, family assessments, and sex offender assessments as needed. The assessments will be submitted for supervision within 24 to 48 hours of completion.

Attend and participate in meetings with psychology staff that aid in the effective provision of clinical services to juvenile department youth and families.

Conduct on-call emergency services as indicated on the yearly schedule. Provide on-site stabilization of youth experiencing a mental-health crisis as needed.

Serve as a consultant to administration, probation officers, court personnel, education department, attorneys, and institution professionals. Serve as a consultant on the Case Planning and Review Committee (CPRC) by providing clinical opinion in the aid of developing recommendations for youth supervised by the Dallas County Juvenile Department.

Provide courtroom testimony as requested by officers of the court.

Obtain yearly professional development through opportunities offered by the Dallas County Juvenile Department or other approved professional organizations to aid in maintaining professional relevancy and licensure. Complete the requirements for independent licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) within 2 years of employment. Conduct all other duties in the Psychology Division as directed by the Chief or Assistant Chief of Psychology.

Clinician II -- Additional Responsibilities Serve as a coordinator/lead of a sub-unit within the psychology division by completing various tasks and duties as assigned by the Chief or Assistant Chief of Psychology including, but not limited to: program development and/or maintenance, maintaining and providing statistical data regarding the functioning of the unit, representing the sub-unit and psychology division in communications with other juvenile department staff, participate in weekly meetings, with other sub-unit supervisors and the Chief of Psychology, and acting as lead or serving as a consultant to other psychology staff as needed.

Attend and participate in meetings with psychology staff that aid in the effective provision of clinical services to juvenile department youth and families.

Job Requirements

Successful completion of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Psychology, or in a job related field of study.

Clinician I (minimum salary) -- Minimum one (1) year pre-post-graduate level supervised experience providing psychological services including psychotherapeutic services which may be obtained while pursuing a Master's degree through the completion of a practicum program. Provisional license OR position may be under filled at job grade FM minimum until provisional licensed (passed test) is obtained, not to exceed 18 months from date of hire. Training and experience in administering, scoring, and interpreting psychological assessments is strongly preferred.

Clinician II (maximum in-hire salary) -- Minimum three (3) years post-graduate level supervised clinical experience and independently licensed in the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Knowledge of standard software applications. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, department, and the general public.

Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License, with a good driving record. Must pass an extensive background investigation. Mandatory drug testing prior to employment and will be subject to random, unannounced drug and/or alcohol testing during employment. Standard office environment. Must be able to visit various off-site locations.

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Additional Information

An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County.

EEO:  The County of Dallas, Texas, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Dallas County does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, age, national origin, veteran, or on the basis of genetic information. Persons with disabilities who need accommodations when applying, testing, or interviewing, may notify the Employee Relations division at EmployeeRelations-HR@dallascounty.org or through the Relay Texas TDD at 1-800-735-2989.

 

Job Address

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