Job Description Education and/or Experience: • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or Counseling required • Two (2) years Human Services experience required • 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 preferred
Certificates, Licensure, Registrations: • Current driver’s license and vehicle for use at work • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and/or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of Texas (current and in good standing) required • Ph.D. in Forensic Psychology preferred
Position Summary: Serves as liaison for local psychiatric hospitals, jails, magistrates, and law enforcement. Develop and implement 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.
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