Job Title:  Behavioral Health Specialist
Division:  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Work Arrangement:  Hybrid
Location:  Hybrid within Greater Houston, TX
Salary Range :  $51,256 to $70,733
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  18727
Job Description: 

Summary

The Behavioral Health Specialist will provide assessment and therapy services to children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral concerns who attend area school districts. Care will be provided virtually while the student is either at home or in school. The Behavioral Health Specialist will provide this care within the context of the state-funded Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium and Texas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine program.

 

The ideal candidate will be bilingual in English/Spanish.

Job Duties

  • Provides assessment for and treatment of behavioral health problems for children and adolescents in a telehealth format. 
  • Develops treatment plans with patients and families to address mental health problems. 
  • Provides brief therapeutic interventions for mental health problems.
  • Provides case coordination and care management when indicated.
  • Consults with psychiatrists and other care team members regarding patient care responsibilities.
  • Completes required documentation and statistical reporting in a timely manner. 
  • Attends center staff meetings, program and department meetings as required.
  • Provides educational presentations to school district personnel, parents, and students. 


 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • No experience required.
  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC – I), Licensed Professional Associate (LPC)-I, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), LPC, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
Requisition ID:  18727