LPC or LCSW/Terrell, Texas


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Adult Services
United States of America
Social Services and Non-Profit



Lakes Regional Community Center provides Behavioral Health Services for people with a mental illness in twelve counties east and south of Dallas.  This position coordinates and monitors the progression of care through the Resource Center in the Mental Health Center with 20% of time being psychotherapy counseling.  Will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams that could include their prescriber, case manager, and community resource contacts.  Performs assessments, caries a caseload, reviews, creates and oversees the recovery plan while demonstrating multicultural sensitivity and effective communication skills. Responsibilities include completing assessments and diagnosis; recovery planning; liaison with other clinical service providers; provision of treatment and crisis services during regular business days; and documentation of client progress.  Demonstrates the ability to analyze clinical needs and social situations, identifying problems and alternative courses of actions, and directing the QMHP team toward outcomes.  Requires willingness to be flexible, resourceful, and creative in problem solving.  Must demonstrate an ability to organize and present information clearly and concisely to keep the individuals, prescribers, team members, and family members informed about progress developments.

Starting Salary for LPC I- $24.04/hourly

Starting salary for LPC, LCSW - $25.96/hourly

Starting salary for LPC-S - $26.44/hourly

Minimum Requirements


Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in counseling, social work, or psychology, with current Texas licensure as LPC or LCSW; or licensure as LPC-Intern.  Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and an acceptable driving record, as well as personal automobile liability insurance as required by the state of Texas. 

Preferred Qualifications: Current Texas license as LPC or LCSW with two years of related work experience in a mental health setting; knowledgeable of psychotropic medications and DSM V; working computer skills including MS Word and bilingual skills (English/Spanish).