Under the supervision of the Program Director for TCOOMMI programs, the LPHA Intake Specialist performs advanced (senior-level) psychological work. Work involves coordinating psychological testing, programming, diagnosing, counseling, reporting, and research. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Responsibilities and functions are as follows: programmatic functions to help the team meet the TCOOMMI Programs Guidelines and Processes (PGPs) and contract requirements to include other regulatory agencies; clinical functions that involve consultation with Rehabilitation Teachers, crisis intervention and assessments, counseling such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy to include case management and skills when needed, interdisciplinary team consultations and team meetings, and diagnostics; oversight of referrals, screenings, and intakes to include caseload size and contact hours. May serve as the Program Director designee. Provide other duties as needed. Travel to sites and may travel out of town for training and meetings. Maintain clear TCIC/NCIC and driving record.
*This position will remain open for seven (7) calendar days, or until filled.*
Master’s Degree from accredited college or university with major in counseling, psychology, social work or other field related to human behavior.
Licensed as a LPC, LCSW, or LMHT.
One (1) year working experience with referrals, screening assessments and evaluations, intakes, diagnostics, and counseling. Related work experience may substitute for the required work experience.
Texas Driver’s license and good driving record.
Have clear criminal and TCIC/NCIC background check.
Salary based on working experience.
Knowledge of TCOOMMI contract, guidelines, and requirements.
One (1) year experience working with mentally ill offenders with mental health impairments and involved in the criminal justice system.
One (1) year working experience in the judicial system and with the probation and parole departments. Additional related work experience may substitute for the required work experience.
Have treatment team experience.
Bilingual in both Spanish and English