Overview

Smith County Champions for Children, Inc.

Licensed Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

Provide individual, and occasional group or family, therapy services to clients of Champions for Children. This position is part of our Child Success Team, a professional service team that collaborates and consults with other members of the team on staff as well as other mental health clinicians, pediatricians, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapist, neuropsychologists, teachers, and outside professionals.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts initial evaluative assessments and develops treatment plans.
  • Provides psychotherapy to children and families who present a variety of concerns (e.g., ADHD, behavioral disorders, mood disorders, developmental disorders, neurological disorders, environmental and family disturbances, psychological issues related to pediatric health issues, and trauma/abuse).
  • Provides parent consultations regularly and family sessions when appropriate.
  • Understands, implements, and advocates evidenced-based therapeutic theories and models (e.g., attachment theory, CBT, CPRT, TBRI, etc.).
  • Consults with and provides feedback to Child Success Team and/or referring providers in a timely manner.
  • Provides accurate and clear documentation of all sessions in compliance with HIPAA and Champions for Children’s policies and procedures.
  • Works collaboratively with Child Success Team.
  • Collaborates with outside personnel and outside professionals in relation to active cases and acts as an ambassador for mental health services as it relates to the Champions for Children’s mission.
  • Observes and provides consultation feedback when needed.
  • Registered Play Therapist preferred.
  • Bi-lingual preferred.

Qualifications
Active Texas license for LPC or LCSW credential
Minimum three years of experience working with children and their families
Strong grasp and utility of Child-Centered Therapy theory and practice
Strong grasp and utility of Family/Systemic Therapy theory and practice
Training and grasp of social skills and/or group therapy
Strong sense of ethics and understanding of licensure requirements

Abilities, Skills, Knowledge, & Qualifications

  • Passion for serving children and families
  • Proven record of integrity, work ethic, and honesty
  • Excellent planner, evaluator, and problem-solver
  • Excellent ability to organize, keep records, and chart progress

Part-time, Full-time, and contract basis will be considered.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: $55,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Tyler, TX: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:

  • LPC or LCSW certification (Required)

Work Location: One location