BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - 06022022 - 32342

State of Tennessee

Johnson City, TN (Washington County)

Family Services/Human Services/Behavioral Health


Position Description / Responsibilities

Job Overview

Summary: Under general supervision, an employee in this class provides guidance, advice, and resources for treatment to clients under TDOC supervision. This is the working level class in the Behavioral Health Specialist series. An employee in this class may be assigned to or rotated among a number of assignments such as completion of substance use and mental health assessments, treatment plans, facilitating groups, file organization, referrals to community resources and individual counseling sessions. Employee will complete releases of information, grant entries, contact notes, data collection and monthly reports. This classification may be required to travel as needed to assist with other offices in the district.


Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Master’s Degree from an accredited university in one of the following: Social Work, Human Development, Psychology or Counseling. Other master’s degrees in the social and/or behavioral sciences that provide a pathway to licensure may be acceptable after review and approval by the Director of Behavioral Health/designee.


Application Instructions

For more information and to apply go to: TN.gov/Careers (search 32342)

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