||Regional Health Education Liaison
||San Angelo, Texas
The Regional Health Education Liaison will serve as a resource regarding child/adolescent mental health and substance use for schools and Education Service Center (ESC) personnel by:
- Increasing ESC and school personnel’s awareness and understanding of mental health and co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
- Assisting personnel in the implementation of initiatives related to mental health or substance use
- Ensuring personnel are aware of:
- Best practice-based programs and research-based practices
- Other public and private mental health and substance use programs
- Facilitating Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainings
- Facilitating trainings regarding:
- The impact of grief and trauma
- Special considerations in supporting children with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are impacted by grief or trauma
- Prevention and intervention programs proven effective in helping students cope with pressures to:
- Use alcohol, cigarettes, or illicit drugs; or
- Misuse of prescription drugs
- This position will office at Region 15 Education Service Center and is grant-funded.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduated from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree or higher:
- Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) as defined in TAC 26
- A person licensed as one of the following and acting within the authorized scope of the person’s license:
- Licensed professional counselor
- Licensed clinical social worker
- Advanced practice registered nurse
- Physician assistant; or
- Licensed marriage and family therapist
Experience working in a school setting preferred. Experience in the education field and/or working with children and adolescents.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current and valid Texas Driver’s license and a clean driving record with reliable transportation
- Current licensure for LPHA; licensure from specific discipline listed above
- Ability to pass a fingerprint-based background check
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED: Proven ability to set priorities and work with a high degree of autonomy.
- Comfort with public speaking to small, medium, and large groups (in-person and virtually).
- Build relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the program.
- Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen, and write in a clear thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
- Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.
- Foster teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance the program effectiveness for your area.
- Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information, and activities.
- Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results.
- Solve problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
- Possess strong Microsoft Office skills such as creating presentations and a variety of training material and creating graphs, charts, and tables.
||$4,720 - $5,254 Month (DOE)
||Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm routinely with exceptions for special events.
||Center pays 100% of employee's health, dental and life insurance. Center contributions to a retirement plan. Paid vacation, holidays, sick, and employee choice days.
Open until filled
Convictions related to any sexual assault, aggravated assault, drug-related offense, murder, theft, battery or any other crime involving personal injury; injury to a child, elderly individual, disabled individual or threat to another person; abandoning or endangering a child; and aiding suicide may make you ineligible for employment in positions in direct contact with consumers of MHMR Services for the Concho Valley. The names of all prospective employees are cleared through the Texas Department of Public Safety to determine the existence of such records. Falsification of the application for employment is grounds for dismissal. For insurance purposes driving records will be checked on all employees that are required to drive.
It is the policy of the Center to create and maintain a safe, calm, and secure environment with supportive care, a system-wide understanding of trauma prevalence and impact, recovery and trauma-specific services, and recovery-focused, consumer-driven services that applies to all staff, volunteers, contracted providers, and community partners.
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||1501 W. Beauregard
San Angelo, Texas, 76901
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