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Trauma Informed Care Specialist – Mental Health (MHSM)

Job Category: clinical
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: El Paso

Job description

The El Paso Child Guidance Center has been serving El Paso’s most vulnerable for 69 years. Not only is the Center nationally accredited and award winning, but it is also the region’s leader in trauma-informed care.

Before applying, ask yourself:

  • Do you like working with children and families from diverse backgrounds?
  • Do you have a passion for mental health and wellbeing?
  • Would you like to receive comprehensive world-class training in your field?
  • Would you like to work in a child-centric and team-oriented environment whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of children and families in a safe environment through mental health services, education, and awareness?
  • Would you like to work in a place that honors self-care and provides team members monthly self-care mental health hours in addition to paid time off and other benefits.

If you answered Yes, then look no further and apply today!

Must be bilingual- English/Spanish

Must have reliable transportation for local travel

Job Summary:

The TIC Specialist will Conduct trauma awareness training, messaging, and outreach. Conduct screening and initial intakes, create universal referral form, accept and follow-up on referrals. Services provided through diverse prevention/intervention projects include engagement, macro-level assessment, group work, classes/workshops and trainings. TIC Specialist may also provide services to professionals and behavioral health service systems. Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or any other human services is required.

Responsibilities, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Conduct screening utilizing the Brief PTSD-Reaction Index with clients, ensuring timely completion of intake paperwork.

· Performs community-based outreach by attending community meetings and events, conferences, and one-on-one meetings to educate the public on the project and services.

· Plans and conducts various presentations and trainings for the community related to MHSM activities both virtual and in the community.

· Develop proficiency in mental health and trauma-informed training.

· Works closely with all project staff to coordinate and integrate services.

· Serves as a resource regarding trauma-informed theories, practices and principles.

· Integrates prevention and intervention on a systems level by identifying and supporting opportunities for system of care/community collaboratives. It is essential that the TIC Specialist works collaboratively with community agencies; provides public education regarding trauma informed care topics, through community presentations; and provide required data and reports.

· Knowledge of trauma-informed, evidence-based principles and modalities.

· Ability to work as a team player with project staff, families, and various community and education programs.

· Ability to interact effectively with partners and stakeholders.

· Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, with partner agencies and families.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health savings account
  • Referral program


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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