PRN Master's Clinical Counselor (School Based BRIDGES) 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 PRN Master's Level Liaison (Bridges) Knox today!

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

The PRN School-Based Bridges Master's Level Liaison:

  • Serves as the primary clinician that provides counseling/liaison services to a predetermined number of children/youth and families in the Knox County School (KCS) System.
  • Provides weekly individual and family psycho-therapy to children and adolescents ages 4-21 with a mental health diagnosis.
  • Provides psycho-social assessments for clients and provides diagnosis and appropriate referrals for clients assessed, as needed.
  • Provides crisis intervention and emergency services as needed.
  • Interfaces with the school system and other agencies to increase cooperation and consistency between home, school, and community.
  • Provides information and referral, agency linkage, advocacy, home visits, and follow-up services.
  • Treatment modalities used by Master's level clinicians providing therapy services include but are not limited to: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency (ARC), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and Play Therapy.

COMPENSATION: The hourly pay rate for this PRN position is $22/hour.

Scheduling: An essential job function is adherence to an assigned schedule on site and in the schools and/or community, with regular attendance. 

QUALIFICATIONS - PRN School-Based Bridges Master's Level Liaison

Education:

  • Master's degree in Human Services or related field with coursework or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, and intellectual disabilities. Degree must be licensed or license-eligible for LPC, LMFT or LCSW. Free licensed clinical supervision opportunities available!)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competency in mental health service provision and leadership.

 Experience / Knowledge:

  • Must have course work and 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 intellectual disabilities.
  • One year experience preferred.
  • Experience working with children is preferred although applicants may have other skills and experiences that could accommodate this position.  
  • Must have basic computer skills in Microsoft Office, e-mail, and internet use.  Ability to utilize electronic medical records.

Physical/Emotional Skills:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards; frequent exposure to unpleasant odors.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones; close eye work.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal and de-escalation techniques and escapes.
  • 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.
  • An essential job function is a adhering to assigned schedule on site and in the schools and/or community, with regular attendance.

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 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.

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.