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HARRIS COUNTY Therapist - Bilingual in Houston, Texas

Position Description The Therapist will provide therapeutic services to child sexual abuse survivors and their non-offending family members. Duties and Responsibilities: * Provides assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children who experience trauma symptoms resulting from child sexual abuse * Conducts weekly individual, group, and family therapeutic services with child sexual abuse survivors and their non-offending families to address mental, emotional, and behavioral conditions utilizing TF-CBT, EMDR, play therapy, art therapy, and/or other evidence based and/or trauma informed therapeutic modalities * Performs elements of clinical practice (biopsychosocial assessments, diagnosis using DSM V and other standards and treatment) * Performs treatment planning, evaluation of traumatized children, crisis intervention, consultation to other multi-disciplinary team members, and civil and criminal court testimony * Provides crisis intervention including suicide assessments and homicide assessments * Provides fact witness court testimony in civil and/or criminal cases on occasion * Provides consultation and training to parents, foster parents, and community volunteers and professionals * Performs other duties as required Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer https://hrrm.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/EqualEmploymentOpportunityPlan.aspx If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email ADACoordinator@bmd.hctx.net Requirements * Master's degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or closely related mental health field * Licensed to practice in the State of Texas as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPC-A) * Knowledge of abuse populations, trauma, attachment, child development, crisis intervention, and psychotherapeutic techniques * Maintains documentation and meets expectations related to deadlines associated with documentation * Bilingual - Spanish oral and written * Strong oral and written communication skills * Ability to communicate well orally and in writing * Ability to foster a hospitable work environment NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application's employment history. Resumes are welcome, but we do not use **any information provided on your resume to qualify and refer you to the Hiring Department for consideration. Preferences * Experience with victims of child sexual abuse * Knowledge and/or training in an evidence-based or trauma informed treatment modality General Information *HOURS: * * 40 Hours Monday - Friday * Some evening hours * Specifics will be discussed during interview process *SALARY: * * Will Be Discussed During Departmental Interview * Based on 26 Pay Periods *EVerify will be conducted Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date. *Salary: Depends on Qualifications Location: Houston, TX Job Type: Regular Full-time Department: Children's Assessment Center Job Number: 05955 Closing: 7/6/2021 11:59 PM Central Agency: Harris County Address: 1310 Prairie Street, Ste. 240 Houston, Texas, 77002 Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harriscountytx

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