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TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT TJJD - Program Specialist I - Health Specialist II - Doctoral Practicum Student - (MCL) - 36410 in MART, Texas

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HOW TO APPLY Complete a State of Texas Application for Employment and the following additional forms (available at http://www.tjjd.texas.gov/index.php/doc-library/category/304-forms): TJJD Employment Application Supplement (HR-003) Child Abuse Registry Check Consent Form (HR-028) Disclosure of PREA Employment Standards Violation (HR-975) Authorization to Release Information (HR-074) Failure to complete and submit the above forms will cause delays in your consideration for this position. Apply Online at https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/644/jobdetail.ftl?job=00036410tz=GMT-05:00 and attach to the application the above additional forms along with copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214). Apply through Work-In-Texas at https://www.workintexas.com/vosnet/loginintro.aspx. You will also need to complete and attach to the application the supplemental questions/forms indicated above along with a copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214). The additional forms are available at: http://www.tjjd.texas.gov/index.php/doc-library/category/304-forms) and can be submitted via email to: HRJobsmart@TJJD.Texas.gov. Apply via Email to HRJobsmart@TJJD.Texas.gov. Send completed application, supplemental questions/forms, and copies of high school/college diploma(s), copy of official college transcripts, any licenses/certifications, and, if a military veteran, any Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214). PLEASE NOTE Your job application must be completely filled out and include all employment, do not limit employment to the past 10-15 years. Your application must contain complete job histories, which include job titles, name of employer, dates of employment (month year), supervisors name and phone number, and a description of duties performed, and whether it was full-time or part-time and hours per week. If any of this information is not provided, your application may be rejected as incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information. Applicants must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check and any other requirements listed under Minimum Qualifications. BENEFITS State of Texas Benefits and Retirement Information can be found at https://www.ers.texas.gov. Benefits include: Retirement plan, paid group health life insurance for employee, paid holidays, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, longevity pay, educational assistance program, employee assistance program. Optional add-on benefits include: Dental, Vision, Optional Life Insurance, Voluntary ADD Insurance, Dependent Health Life insurance, Health Dependent care flexible spending accounts, etc. Additionally, certain designated positions are eligible for hazardous duty pay, career ladder advancements, and free meals while on duty. GENERAL DESCRIPTION Performs routine (journey-level) counseling or psychological work. Under the supervision of a licensed psychologist, provides direct professional services including conducting trauma-informed group, family, and individual counseling; and administration and interpretation of psychological evaluations of youth in need of specialized treatment services or preparing for release from TJJD. Assists in monitoring the agency approved Texas Model of Trauma Informed Corrections program, conducts specialized treatment and/or Dialectical Behavior Ther py (DBT) groups, reviews, and monitors special individual and group treatment programs. May conduct in-service training, and provide in-service training for para-professionals based on evidence based, trauma-informed treatment. May serve as a Violent Offender Program specialized treatment program group co-facilitator and/or a co-facilitator of DBT skills groups. May assist with planning, developing, and implementing the agency program. Works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Conducts trauma informed psychological evaluations. (10%) Participates in clinical staffing and treatment team meetings; incorporates specific recommendations regarding transition planning, risk management, and appropriate behavioral interventions in individual therapy treatment plans; and provides consultation to case managers, direct care staff, and other TJJD professionals for holistic clinical care of youth under the supervision of the licensed psychologist. (10%) Provides a range of direct trauma-informed therapeutic services, including individual, group, and family psychotherapy, and documents clinical services provided. (50%) Provides consultation to a range of agency staff on trauma-informed assessments, treatment, adaptations and modifications, intervention, functional behavioral assessment plans, clinical and behavioral management of youth referred with special needs or problems, and group monitoring. (5%) Contributes to the development, maintenance, and delivery of in-service training designed to improve the clinical performance of facility staff and demonstrates progress towards meeting professional and education objectives. (5%) Engages in and adheres to agreed upon professional development objectives developed in collaboration with the clinical supervisor; and accepts and incorporates feedback and instructions provided by the clinical supervisor. (5%) Assists in providing consultative services and technical assistance for agency programs. May assist with the preparation of administrative reports, studies, and specialized projects. (5%) Assists with the review of program area operations to identify areas in need of change and assists with the development of plans to improve or address areas of concern. May assist in developing policy and procedure manuals. (5%) Reports any presence or perception of racial, ethnic, and/or gender disparities. Performs a variety of related duties not listed, to be determined and assigned as needed. Performs all duties in compliance with agency safety policies and procedures: Reports safety hazards and corrects hazards when possible. Completes required documentation in the event of an accident/injury within requested timeframes. Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency attendance and leave policies. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Selected as a doctoral practicum student. Practicum Requirements: Employment is based on agreed upon requirements set by the agency and the applicants university. Successful completion of the education requirements established by the accredited educational institution, including current enrollment in a clinical psychology doctoral program in good academic standing, and is eligible for an external clinical practicum placement according to the standards/guidelines of the educational institution. The duration of employment is for twelve (12) months from the date of hire. Note: Any degree, diploma, high school equivalent, or course