Status: Full-time position
Location: Denver, CO
Salary: LCSW $20.63 - $24.74 and LPC or LMFT $19.70 - $23.62 and Lic. Psychologist $28.32 - $34.00
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 6/7/13
Job Summary: This position participates in a fast-paced , multi-disciplinary child and family pediatric/mental health team that provides comprehensive services for children and their caregivers. The approach of the team is characterized by being collaborative, strengths-based, family-centered, and culturally competent and community responsive. Utilizing this approach, the position provides direct services to adults/caregivers and children in the family system that ultimately enhance the family�s health and well-being. These services include: screening and face-face client work supporting the delivery of brief interventions, and self-help for people with common mental disorders of all ages. For example, working with clients with panic disorder and major depression using cognitive behavioral approaches, promoting positive mental health and awareness of the importance of addressing mental health issues, strengthening the information available for patients about mental health, improving the knowledge held within the practice about the network of community resources available for people with mental health challenges and wider community networking and liaison work. This position is also responsible for maintaining compliance to documentation standards for all work performed.
Master�s Degree in psychology, social work or other human service field, licensed. CAC II or III preferred. Experience: Three-five years� experience working with families (caregivers and children) with significant mental health challenges. Familiarity with a primary care/pediatric environment is a plus. State Licensure required.
Knowledge of methods of assessment and psychotherapy. Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately. Familiarity with the DSM IV and diagnostic techniques. The ability to focus on what people can do, not on what they can�t do. The ability to partner with clients and families and work alongside them as they shape their recovery. The ability to collaborate and work effectively on a multidisciplinary team. The ability to laugh with others and have a sense of humor. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work flexible hours and limited on-call hours which may be required.
Duties: Provide diagnostic mental health assessments as well as individual, couple and/or group psychotherapy and crisis interventions to assigned clients (both children and adults).
Address PPD through individual and/or group sessions.
Develop treatment plans, monitor treatment progress and follow-up when appropriate.
Facilitate the coordination of medication/medicinal needs of clients with psychiatric and medical resources.
Facilitate the parent�s growth and development as a caregiver to children via parenting classes and brief interventions.
Support parents with children who have mental illness/extreme behavioral challenges.
Collaborate with internal and external partners in support of the family�s growth and development.
Maintain accurate and timely clinical documentation consistent with agency standards. Participate in team meetings, in-services and supervisory sessions as required. Other duties as assigned.
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