Master's Clinical Counselor (Violent Crime Clinician) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?

Join the McNabb Center Team as a Violent Crime Master's Level Clinician today!

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.

You have a lot of choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!

Violent Crime Master's Level Clinician

The Violent Crime Clinician is responsible for the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment of primary and secondary victims of homicide, gang violence, and other violent crimes:

  • Provides individual therapy to meet the needs of each client and may provide group therapy support. 
  • Provides weekly or bi-weekly individual therapy for clients. 
  • Utilizes evidence-based therapeutic techniques to assist victims with processing their trauma. 
  • Employs evidence-based assessments to track client progress. 
  • Responsible for completion of treatment plans, progress notes, and all necessary documentation in accordance with funding guidelines and policy and procedures

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $45,080 /yr based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm  Flexibility may be required to meet the needs of clients.

Travel: Some travel may be required to meet the needs of clients.

Equipment/Technology: This job requires that use of a computer, with basic word and excel skills.

QUALIFICATIONS - Violent Crime Clinician


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, or other related field of study.  
  • Eligible for certification and licensure by the state of Tennessee if such exists or his/her degree/profession.

Experience / Knowledge:

  • One year experience preferred with specialized training/course work in trauma and victim services.  


Minimal exposure to biological hazards.

Hearing of normal / soft tones and 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.

Apply today to work where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a difference!

Helen Ross 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.

Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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.

Helen Ross McNabb Center 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.