The Behaviorist provides behavioral health consultation and therapy to children, adolescents, adults, and families in order to improve psychosocial functioning.
Conducts interviews, reviews records, administers assessments, and/or confers with other health providers to evaluate mental or physical condition of patients.
Works with other health providers to formulate treatment plans.
Evaluates crisis situations and determines appropriate interventions.
Provides brief, focused interventions in both individual and group settings.
Where indicated, works to effect behavioral changes for patients at risk of physical disorders, helps them identify healthier lifestyle choices and develop coping strategies to manage chronic conditions.
Monitors, evaluates, and records client progress with respect to treatment goals.
Provides parent consultations in regards to children’s treatment progress and parenting support.
Coordinates the delivery of behavioral and developmental health care, including linkages with other treatment providers in and out of the primary care setting.
Provides training/education to patients, families, and staff on care, prevention, and treatment enhancement techniques.
Responsible for completing required documentation of case notes and assessments within a pre-established cycle time.
Monitors the clinic’s behavioral health program; identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendation for improvement.
Assists the primary care team in developing care management processes, disease management techniques, case management, and patient education to help improve self-management of chronic disease.
Develops strong community relationships and resources with which to support patients in treatment.
Participates in Patient Centered Medical Home Care Team collaboration.
Performs other tasks as required by management.
Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field
Licensed in the State of Texas (unrestricted) for any of the following:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)
Current Health Care Provider CPR Certification.
Minimum of 1 yr. working in a primary care setting
Minimum of 3 yrs. as a Behavioral Health Therapist
Evidenced Based Treatment Models
Trauma Informed Care
Basic Computer Literacy
Bilingual (English and Spanish)
Must be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend the English language.
Must be able to lift 10 lbs. unassisted
Must be able to periodically work some evenings and Saturdays.
May require some local travel between different clinic locations.
Must be able to maintain required immunizations as required by the organization.
Internal Number: 312
About Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic
Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic is known for high quality staff who are bilingual in English and Spanish and who respond to patients' needs with understanding and compassion. Our mission is to proudly provide quality care to all people, creating a safe, affordable, and accessible healthcare experience.