Community Action Corporation of South Texas

Licensed Professional Counselor - Health Center


Alice, TX


Full Time

General Summary

The Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) will provide assessment, treatment, planning and counseling for individuals, couples, children, groups experiencing social, emotional, behavioral vocational difficulties.  The counselor will provide services as appropriate for license and make appropriate referrals for services, consults with and advises Clinic Medical Staff regarding drug related therapy, and performs outreach functions, when necessary.  The Counselor will provide community education for prevention and early interventions on emotional/behavioral problems.


Primary Responsibilities

1.Apply human development and counseling skills to understand clients, promote enhanced client self-understanding and help client interpret client concerns, opportunities and problems.

2.Provides direct support to clinic medical staff and provides brief intervention and psychotherapy as needed.

3.Plan, develop and implement a treatment plan.

4.Assist client to identify course of action, including near-term and long-term plans and objectives.

5.Help client implement plans and assess outcomes.

6.Writes and maintains progress notes for therapy sessions; maintain and update client records and makes appropriate referrals. 

7.Conduct assessments and determines results.  Advocate a team approach service delivery using Center’s providers.

8.Monitors patient closely for changes in severity of symptoms and medication side effects; educates patients about medications and medication side effects as needed; encourages treatment adherence.

9.Coordinates ongoing assessment in order to monitor client change.

10. Provides accurate and timely reports to supervisor to ensure compliance with funder requirements, expectations and outcomes.

11.Ability to problem-solve.

12. Ability to prioritize and allocate resources.

13. Ability to work flexible hours.

14.Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Experience

  • Prefer at least a minimum of two (2) years experience post graduation.


  • Master’s Degree in Counseling or clinical Psychology or a related field of study from an accredited university and/or college.
  • Completion of degree and all post-degree supervision for licensure.   M
  • ust be able to adapt to a job where the duties and responsibility vary to meet the needs of the patient. 
  • Must have a motor vehicle that is operable and compliant with State Laws.
  • Current licensure in the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor.
  • Must provide own Professional Liability Insurance for Counselors

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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