Forensic Psychologist II/Jail Diversion Liaison

Job Description

Education and/or Experience:
• Ph.D. in Forensic Psychology
• Two (2) years Human Services experience required
• Must be qualified and have ability to perform competency assessments in Texas
• Experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and/or addiction issues desirable
• Experience working with the Texas corrections office and/or court system or Community Mental Health preferred

Certificates, Licensure, Registrations:
• Current driver’s license and vehicle for use at work
• Ph.D. in Forensic Psychology required

Position Summary:
The TCC Forensic Psychologist serves as liaison for local psychiatric hospitals, jails, magistrates, and law enforcement. Successful candidates must be qualified and able to perform competency assessments in the State of Texas. Develops and implements community outreach and trainings to aforementioned entities on the nature of severe and persistent mental illness, crisis intervention, and TCC services in order to build community collaboration and partnerships and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. Provide assessments, crisis intervention, and diagnostic evaluations in jail settings as well as advocate for appropriate level of care to individuals needing coordination of mental health services. Serves as local mental health bond officer and facilitator of the jail diversion programs in Cooke, Grayson, and Fannin counties services in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Texoma Community Center.
Salary Range: (B26-1) $81,410 – $93,406

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Texoma Community Center

From crisis intervention to early childhood development assessments, Texoma Community Center in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson counties offers a wide array of mental health services for adults, adolescents, and children. Thank you for your interest in Texoma Community Center.

All potential applicants must pass reference and background checks and a drug screen

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