The Harris Center is looking for an experienced Licensed Therapist to join our Forensics Team
About the Position
The Licensed Therapist at The Harris Center is responsible for providing independent assessments and interventions in accord to a patient’s treatment plan and needs. One of the most important focuses of the Licensed Therapist is the creation and management of care plans and evaluation of the current and future medical needs of patients. You will work alongside the inpatient and outpatient treatment teams in order to best meet the needs of your patients. Your clinical role involves assessing patients’ for potential diagnoses and treatment needs, monitoring patient progress with treatment goals to ensure effectiveness of interventions, and providing patient education regarding mental illness, symptoms, and medications. The Licensed Therapist also provides crisis intervention to individuals to reduce symptoms and prevent admission to more restrictive care. This role also provides monitoring, supervision, and training to other clinical staff as needed.
About the Forensic Services Division
The Forensic Services Division of The Harris Center provides services to meet the needs of children, adolescents, and adults with criminal justice involvement in the community and in supervised settings. The division focuses on the effective assessment, treatment and management of criminal justice involved patients, both in the community and in secure settings. We work in partnership with local and state criminal justice agencies to provide mental health services to inmates in Harris County Jail and to individuals on probation or parole.
- Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
- Life and accident insurance
- Short- and Long-Term Disability
- Prescription plan
- Flexible spending accounts
- Retirement plans with company matching
- Free banking
- Generous PTO
- Family and Medical leave
- Employee Assistance Program
- New hire referral bonus
- Various discounts (mobile phone service, fitness centers and other wellness amenities)
- Loan Repayment Programs
- Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in one of the following: psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, human development, or educational psychology
- Clinical License through the State of Texas as: LCSW, LPC, or LMFT
- 1-2 years of clinical experience, post Master’s degree
- Valid Driver’s License
About The Harris Center
The Harris Center is the state-designated Local Mental Health Authority and Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Authority serving Harris County, Texas. As the largest behavioral and developmental disability care center in Texas, The Harris Center provides a full continuum of services at 86 different sites across Harris County in more than 42 different languages as well as sign language in order to better serve our community. We are committed to meeting the behavioral health and IDD needs of Harris County residents and giving them hope to live to their fullest potential.
The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (“The HARRIS CENTER”) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Our short application process takes less than 3 minutes on your phone, tablet or computer.