Adolescent Counselor

The following job opportunity is offered by an individual county juvenile probation department.  Please use the contact information provided below or contact the local juvenile probation department Do not contact the Texas Juvenile Justice Department or fax resumes to our fax number.

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Number of Positions: 1
Close Date: 12/31/2017 12:00:00 AM
Salary: $48,540 - $77,867
Location: McKinney, Texas
Contact: Collin County Juvenile Probation Department
4690 Community Avenue, Suite 100
McKinney, Texas 75069
972-548-6470
Website Address: http://www.collincountytx.gov/human_resources/Pages/careers.aspx
  
Job Description
Collin County is seeking an exceptional candidate to fill the position of Adolescent Counselor. This position assesses substance abuse and provides counseling by interviewing the client, interpreting information, conferring with necessary parties, coordinating services, and performing individual, family, and group therapy. Other responsibilities include documenting services by logging referrals, contacts, attendance, participation, initiation and termination of services, writing reports, and distributing to the appropriate parties. Additionally, this position develops programs by performing research, and developing, evaluating and implementing new systems, procedures, and documentation. Performs other duties as required. Work is performed under the direction of the Clinical Services Coordinator.
Candidates must possess a professional level of knowledge, normally acquired in a Masters degree-level of study in Social Work or Counseling/Guidance. Requirements include at least three years of directly related experience including substance abuse counseling, and possession of a current license in Texas for independent practice of psychology (e.g. - LCSW, LPC, LMFT, LP). Credentials preferred (e.g. - LCDC, AAC, ADC, CCDS, NCAC, MAC, SAP). Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.