Job Description Education and/or Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or a related field from an accredited college or university • Bachelor’s degree in social services field that meet the requirements of a QIDP with consultation from a licensed clinician • Experience working with individuals with mental illness and/ or addiction issues desirable • Knowledge of services and programs serving individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred.
Certificates, Licensure, Registrations: • Current driver’s license • Bachelor’s Degree or licensed as an LPC, LCSW, Psychologist, or Behavior Analyst by the State of Texas or a reciprocity state preferred.
Position Summary: This position performs consultative and direct services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that are at risk of, or experiencing, an escalated behavioral, mental or physical health crisis. Work involves execution of the IDD Crisis Respite program as directed by the CIS with consultation of Director of IDD Services. QIDP will collaborate with CIS to provide community-based assessments in the form of crisis prevention services to individuals at potential risk of experiencing critical situations. QIDP will advocate for least restrictive environment and coordination of services for those presenting with potential risk of health or safety. QIDP will provide Crisis Respite, assist with implementation of Crisis Intervention Plans utilizing positive reinforcements, and collaborate with Local Intellectual Developmental Disability Authority (LIDDA) staff, Transition Support Team members, members of Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT), law enforcement and all private providers in LIDDA’s catchment area, as appropriate, to provide education about the manner in which to engage individuals with IDD and their unique needs. Works with service planning teams to implement and train direct providers on crisis intervention plans initiated by the CIS, behavior management plans, and identify required supports for an individual’s successful transition from crisis respite back to his or her home or other appropriate setting according to the philosophy, goals and objectives of Texoma Community Center. Starting Wage is $14.71
About 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