Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center Admissions Therapist 1600 in Waco, Texas

Licensed Caseworkers for the Admissions unit perform mental health services involving clinical interviews and psychosocial assessments, referrals, crisis counseling, and some community outreach for individuals with severe mental illness. This person determines eligibility for adult MH services under moderate supervision of the Admissions Program Manager.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written communication and computer keyboarding for inputting clinical documentation
  • Excellent verbal communication with consumers, staff, and community providers
  • Time management required to meet service goals
  • Lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, and keyboarding for prolonged periods
  • Ability to be CPR and SAMA certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required

Education and Experience

  • Master's in social work, psychology or related field with ability to obtain Qualified Mental Health Professional credentialing
  • Requires Licensure as an LPC or LCSW, or Master's Level candidate for licensure as an LPC-I or LMSW
  • Experience in diagnosis of mental illness based on the DSM V, Knowledge of local community resources Preferred

Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM with other as needed

Salary: $31,724-$45,000 DOQ

Location: 1200 Clifton St. Waco, TX

Department: Clifton Street Clinic