Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Clinical Therapist in League City, Texas

Devereux League City, TX is seeking a licensed Clinical Therapist who will work closely with the Director of Clinical Services to provide clinical/social services, and admissions-related services when requested. Clinical/social services include but not limited to providing, under the supervision of a licensed clinician, individual, family and group therapies, and participation in the clinical assessments, planning and reviews processes as an integral part of the multidisciplinary treatment team. Admissions-related services include, but are not limited to, accurately and thoroughly assessing clients at intake, identifying priority risk factors, effectively managing admission calls, using therapeutic communication and customer service skills, and accurately and thoroughly documenting admission assessments electronically.

Populations served may consist of psychiatric, chemically dependent, behavioral and/or developmentally disordered clients.

Organization Profile

Devereux is a leading non profit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most under served and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

Devereux Texas has centers in League City and in Victoria. Together we have more than two hundred young people in residential treatment. Most of the children in our residential care are disadvantaged, underprivileged and considered to be at-risk and are being treated for emotional, psychiatric, and behavioral issues. The children are referred to us through the courts, child protective services or other social service agencies. Many times we are the last hope for these young people after having multiple placement and treatment failures. Devereux League City has been a committed and essential community resource to the greater Houston area since 1992. We are one of the largest community employers in League City with approximately 200 employees. We are located on a serene 50 acres in League City approximately 35 miles south of the fourth largest city in the nation, Houston.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

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Requirements

Master's degree in Social Work, or Master's degree in Psychology, or Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy required.

State license required- LPC, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT required.

Two years post license/certification is preferred.

Must have a valid Texas Driver's License.

Must be able to attend one week of mandatory classroom training.