Counselor II
LifeWorks - Austin, TX

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LifeWorks Youth and Adult Counseling is looking for a Bilingual Counselor II who is strengths-based, flexible and has a positive can-do attitude!

Our ideal candidate will have the ability to learn quickly and follow agency, program and funder policies and procedures; ability to learn and use database software Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) quickly and accurately; and a willingness to provide assistance and support to other team members as needed.

The Counselor II will need to be well-organized, responsive rather than reactive, have strong attention to detail, enjoy fast-paced work environment, and have a drive to take initiative and demonstrate leadership with projects.

This position provides the opportunity to work as part of a strong clinical team, receive advanced level training with master trainers and strengthen clinical skills with wide range of clientele.

SCHEDULE: Two evenings per week and Saturday mornings required; minimum one week per quarter after-hours telephone coverage required

SITE: South location

DUTIES

  • Provides individual, couples, group and/or family counseling.
  • Provides crisis intervention with clients based on individual program needs.
  • Provides training and supervision to interns and volunteers.
  • Assists in program development, quality assurance, and special projects.
  • Administers client services providing: intake, assessment, treatment planning, record keeping and documentation, case management, evaluation and follow-up, and by contacting necessary collaterals. Provides appropriate referrals; keeps apprised of available community resources.
  • Provides or coordinates community outreach as required by individual program.
  • Follows licensure requirements as determined by program, agency, and/or grant.
  • Participates in agency and community committees on an ongoing basis.
  • Provides services in Spanish, translates documents and assists in special projects related to the Spanish speaking community.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Requires a Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling or a related field and advanced licensure;
  • Requires 2+ years post-graduate direct clinical experience; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred:
Bilingual in English and Spanish *Provides individual, couples, group and/or family counseling.
  • Provides crisis intervention with clients based on individual program needs.
  • Provides training and supervision to interns and volunteers.
  • Assists in program development, quality assurance, and special projects.
  • Administers client services providing: intake, assessment, treatment planning, record keeping and documentation, case management, evaluation and follow-up, and by contacting necessary collaterals. Provides appropriate referrals; keeps apprised of available community resources.
  • Provides or coordinates community outreach as required by individual program.
  • Follows licensure requirements as determined by program, agency, and/or grant.
  • Participates in agency and community committees on an ongoing basis.
  • Provides services in Spanish, translates documents and assists in special projects related to the Spanish speaking community.

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