Staff Psychologist

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Job description

Support our law enforcement's mental health and well-being. Join us at Harris County Sheriff's Office as a mental health provider. We invite applicants with training and experience in providing evidence-based assessment, therapy, and prevention/education programs to high-tempo, high-risk populations such as Law Enforcement or Corrections personnel, other First Responders, or similar populations (e.g., Military) who have licensed psychologists (or license-eligible) in Texas.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop, implement, and coordinate psychological service programs for small clinics, education, prevention, and outreach.
Provide counseling to improve employees' personal, interpersonal, and occupational functioning and their immediate family members.
Conduct in-service training at HCSO Academy in programs such as stress management, suicide prevention, and post-traumatic stress management.
Screen personnel for immediate reaction to critical incidents and conduct psychological evaluations for preliminary interventions or further assessments.
Provide counseling for both crisis and non-crisis situations.
Consult on operations such as S.W.A.T, Hostage Negotiations, Bomb Squad situations, and threats to County elected officials.
Provide mutual aid to other law enforcement and allied agencies and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in all professional activities.

  • Be a part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team working to optimize the emotional health and well-being of Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) employees and their families, and to care for those who have devoted their lives to protecting the public with honor and courage.
  • Make a difference in the lives of those who protect our community: Mental health providers needed for Harris County Sheriff's Office.
  • Harris County offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to its employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and flexible schedule and paid time off, including Paid Parental Leave

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