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Mental Health Liaison [0977] E

Location & Program:
Amarillo, Texas (Position housed at Region 16) – HB 19 TPC/Education Service Center (ESC)

Salary Range:

Salary: $57,033.60 Annually

Shift Available: Full-time

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Staff will maintain ethical and professional communications at all times using respectful Trauma-Informed Care language
  • Primary responsibility will serve as a Mental Health Liaison regarding child/adolescent mental health and substance use for school and education service center (ESC) personnel
  • Increase ESC and school personnel’s awareness and understanding of mental health and co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Assist personnel in the implementation of initiatives related to mental health or substance use
  • Ensure personnel are aware of best practice-based program and research based practices
  • Responsible for attending all meetings required in the program, maintain and submit all reports required in compliance with the grant
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Assist in the communication to Region 16 districts about PAXIS Behavior Game
  • A large amount of outreach and coordination to provide the core services within this grant is required

Required qualifications to be successful in the job:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a major in psychology, sociology, social work, counseling, medicine or other related human services field for QMHP credentialing
  • Qualify as a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) in good standing in the State of Texas
  • Active LPC, LCSW, or LMFT license
  • Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and be insurable under agency vehicle policy
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Preferred qualifications to be successful in the job:

  • Bilingual
  • Prior experience working for community behavioral health programs or within a school system
  • Experience working with youth
  • Direct care provision of substance use services

At TPC, passion and meaningful work is rewarded! We offer employees:

  • Click here for TPC’s FY2023 Summary of Benefits
  • Robust benefit offerings – Medical, Urgent Care visits for a low $10 co-pay, Dental, and Vision
  • Employer paid life insurance (1.5 times employee’s salary)
  • Staff automatically enrolled into a 457 Retirement Account at 1% of their annual salary. Employer Match 1% higher than employee’s contribution up to 6% in the 403 (b) or 457 Retirement Savings Plan.
  • Paid time off – PTO accrual, Holidays
  • One (1) annual Mental Health Floating Holiday and one (1) annual Celebrate Diversity Day available to staff after 90 days of employment
  • Additional Supplemental Coverage available i.e. Disability, Accidental, Cancer, Critical Care, and Section 125 Flexible Spending Account Plan
  • 501(c)(3) designation – you can apply the for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Teladoc – gives you or your immediate family members in the household access to a medical provider free of charge via telephone or video
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – gives you or your immediate family members in the household access to behavioral health, financial, and legal counseling in person or via telephone
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