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Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department
49 San Jacinto #624
Houston, Texas 77002

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Counseling Supervisor

Job ID: 54035
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Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department | View Profile
49 San Jacinto #624
Houston, Texas 77002 | View Map

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Job Description:

I.          Basic Function:

Supervise outpatient counseling program by planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling activities to ensure quality service delivery and that the supervision needs of adult clients on probation who have mental health and/or substance abuse issues are met. Co-develop, implement, monitor and evaluate Evidence-Based practices. Present staffing level recommendations and review legal documents to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, federal, state and local regulations, and licensure and funding requirements. 

II.         Organizational Relationships:

Reports to Ombudsman.

III.        Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provides Clinical supervision to counselors assigned to treat Substance Abuse.
  • Determine schedule and prioritize work assignments and schedules to ensure adequate staffing. Evaluate performance. Initiate disciplinary action.
  • Perform investigations involving employee and client complaints.  Coordinate leave.  Maintain weekly time sheets.
  • Provide formal training related to clinical services. Assist in keeping staff apprised on the latest developments in the mental health and substance abuse fields.
  • Build cooperative relationships with judicial staff, CSCD staff and outside agencies for the purpose of information sharing, problem solving, and positive public relations.
  • May represent the department in oral presentations, hearings, trials and legislative meetings, interacting with the judiciary, and other agencies to communicate ideas and solve problems.
  • Maintain membership and active participation in professional mental health organizations.

IV.        Nonessential Functions:

Participates in work groups as necessary

Provides group instruction to clients

Contribute to and help create a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a cooperative and amicable manner with supervisors, coworkers, and members of the public.

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

V.        Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting.

VI.        Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.

Benefits:

Eligibility for paid benefits such as health coverage and life insurance, subject to applicable waiting periods;

Eligibility for family health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, an optional 457(k) deferred compensation plan, and flexible medical and/or daycare spending accounts, subject to plan terms;

Automatic participation in the Texas County and District Retirement System, a Texas state retirement plan; currently set at 7% of salary;

Paid Sick Leave, to be initially accrued at 3 hours per 2-week pay period; however, Sick Leave is only available for use after 3 consecutive full months of employment. Accrual of Sick Leave is retroactive to your actual start date;

Paid Vacation Time, to be initially accrued at 3 hours per 2-week pay period; is available for use as it is accrued; as are Department-paid holidays.

Amount of Pay:

Frequency of Pay:

per bi-weekly

Other Qualifications:

Mandatory:

Education equivalent to a Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology with a primary focus in clinical assessment

Licensed in the State of Texas as an LPC-Supervisor or Psychologist is required.

At least two (2) years of experience in a forensic setting providing clinical services to mentally impaired and substance dependence clients is preferred.

At least two (2) years experience as a supervisor for clinicians conducting Substance Abuse Group Counseling is preferred.

Formal training in Substance Abuse Counseling.

Total Years of Relevant Experience:

2
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Function:

Leadership/Managerial Supervisory

Status:

Full-time

Posted:

06.14.2019
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Discipline:

Community Corrections

Level:

Supervisor

Application Deadline:

06.30.2019