Mental Health Counselor BBHEP Program (Laredo, TX)

Job Description

Mental Health Counselor
Location: Laredo, TX.

Position Description
Counseling Treatment Services
Position: full-time Counselor Position

SCAN is establishing a 24/7 mobile crisis response team that will provide the following: an emergency stabilization clinic for adults, veterans, children, and youth with Serious Mental Illness, Serious Emotional Disturbances, Substance Use Disorders or Co-occurring Disorders.

The Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselors will serve as members of SCAN’s Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Team. This multidisciplinary team is composed of mental health professionals and medical staff that will provide comprehensive, accessible, client center mental health care for SCAN’s clients/patients.

Duties: Provide a full range of psychological therapeutic interventions which will require advanced and expert skills in using specialized interventions and treatment modalities with this special patient/client populations. This includes crisis intervention, individual, group, and/or family psychotherapy and advanced level case management interventions used in the treatment of clients with a range of DSM diagnoses, and/or substance use disorder.

If you are interested in making a difference in an individual’s recovery process, join our team and submit an application today.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Counseling Psychology
  • Must be fluent in both Spanish and English.
  • Have good computer skills.
  • Able to transport clients/patients in own vehicle at times and will be compensated for mileage.
  • Reliable transportation, proof of insurance and a valid driver’s license required.
  • Able to work flexible hours and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Be and LPC or LPC-A
  • Experience in the mental health field preferred
  • Experienced with evidence-based practices

Benefits for Full-Time Positions include:
• Salary range: $21 to $23 per hour depending on experience and qualifications.
• Health Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Paid Holidays
• Paid Vacation
• Paid Sick Leave
• 401 K Retirement Plan
• Bi-weekly pay (direct deposit)
• Dental and Vision insurance coverage available at minimal cost
• Orientation and job training provided and CPI
• Great work environment

Deadline: Until position is filled

Type: Full-time

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Serving Children and Adults in Need (SCAN) was officially formed in 1982 as Stop Child Abuse and Neglect in Laredo, Texas. Today, SCAN is a community-based, nonprofit social services organization with a 39-year history of providing a variety of comprehensive and culturally sensitive services to a population that is almost 95% Hispanic and which resides along the Texas-Mexico Border in Southwest Texas. SCAN programs provide diverse prevention, intervention, and treatment services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. At SCAN, our passion is helping people, and we constantly strive to foster the healthy development of families in the communities that we serve. With a budget of more than $10 million, SCAN has more than 40 programs providing services in 14 different counties.

Counties are: Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Kinney, LaSalle, Maverick, Starr, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, Zapata and Zavala.

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