Master's Clinical Counselor (C&Y IST) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: C&Y IST Master's Level Clinician

The Integrated Services Team (IST) is a combined effort between the med management clinic staff and the clinicians who provide therapy to assist clients and families in finding balance with their mental health needs. The clinicians specifically help assist with the initial assessments for starting services at the center and help refer clients to the appropriate programs. They also complete the majority of the therapeutic sessions for the Knox C&Y.

The Ideal C&Y IST Master's Level Clinician provides weekly individual and family psycho-therapy to children and adolescents ages birth-21 with mental health diagnosis.  Clinician will ensure compliance with productivity standards set by the Program Coordinator/Director by scheduling determined number of clients for weekly sessions, providing follow up phone calls when clients cancel or miss scheduled appointments, and provide support staff with information for appointment reminder calls.  Clinician is to provide psycho-social assessments for clients entering the McNabb Children and Youth Center and provides diagnoses and appropriate referrals for clients assessed.  Clinician will provide mental status assessments for clients.  Clinician will discuss options/goals for clients receiving services.  Clinician provides crisis intervention and emergency services as needed.  Clinician embraces the key values of clinical services: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $39,471 /yr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule: Staff will complete duties from the office and hours typically fall within the Mon-Friday 8-5 range, with some flexibility to be determined based on program needs. 

Travel: Position does not require travel.

Equipment/Technology: Completing documentation in our electronic medical records on the computer is an essential function for this position. Being able to utilize virtual meeting platforms for occasional tele-health sessions or intakes is also highly preferred.



  • A Master's degree in human services or related field with course work or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and developmental / intellectual disability. 
  • Knowledge of childhood development, family dynamics, mental illness and psychological traits associated with the target population of each program.

Experience / Knowledge:

  • One year experience in a human services or related field preferred. 
  • Experience working with children preferred.


  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • Close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. 
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

The McNabb Center ( is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.