Intervention Specialist

Position Title

Intervention Specialist - J.D. - Polk Mental Health Clinic - Livingston, TX

Position Number

P #800

General Description

This position provides mental health skills and support related services to chronically, mentally ill adults that reside in Polk, San Jacinto, and Tyler counties. This worker will perform Case Management, Rehabilitative Skills Training, and other services according to the individual client's approved and prescribed treatment plan, and according to Center and Medicaid standards and requirements. This worker will also perform emergency assessment duties as needed. Proficient and timely documentation skills required.  Self-discipline, flexibility, and time-organization skills are a must. Must have a reliable personal vehicle and travel routinely within the service area. Performs under the supervision of the Clinical Coordinator.


Required: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or other Human Services discipline that meets QMHP requirements, from an accredited college or university.


Preferred: Six (6) months of direct care experience in an adult mental health setting, inclusive of some mental health crisis evaluation and intervention.


Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Special Requests or Comments

Required: Must be physically able to complete Satori Alternative to Managing Aggressive Behavior (SAMA), CPR, First Aid, and Defensive Driving training modules.  Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator.

Physical Requirements

Required: Sight, hearing, talking, lifting up to 25 pounds, prolonged standing, walking, driving a vehicle, and hand/finger dexterity.


Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


$34,724 - $35,960 annually, depending on qualifications and experience

Travel reimbursement is provided.