Positions available for part-time counselors

Position: LBSW or other BA/BS-level counselor with experience with working with older adults

Number of positions: 2 (one is for English-Spanish bilingual)

Start and end date: 8/24/2015-12/31/2019

Hours: 20 hours per week during 8/24/2015-12/31/2015 (while in training); depending on the person's competence, full-time position may be offered following the training

Annual salary: for 20-hour position: $17,000 plus UT health insurance and other benefits; for full-time position: $34,000 plus benefits

Job description: As part of the NIH-funded UT research team, the counselors will be trained in a manualized depression self-care-management support (SCM) and provide SCM (psychoeducation and behavioral activation) for older adults who are Meals on Wheels and More (MOWAM) clients via videoconferencing. They will receive training in assessment and intervention skills from an LCSW and receive clinical supervision from an LCSW while they provide treatment. The counselors must work collaboratively with MOWAM case managers and supervisors in identifying potential clients and assessing them for their symptoms.

Qualifications: LBSW/BA/BS with experience (Those with LMSW or other master's degree are not needed.) Good written and oral communication skills Commitment to working with older adults Good team player Punctuality Maturity Need to travel between client's home (for assessment) and UT and MOWAM

Contact person: Dr. Namkee Choi (UT School of Social Work): Send resume to Dr. Choi at nchoi@austin.utexas.edu