Status: Full-time position
Location: Denver, CO
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 6/7/13
Job Summary: Innovations in mental health care include meeting the varied needs of a community by implementing a continuum of mental health best-practice interventions including health promotion, prevention, early identification, and time-limited treatment modalities. This position offers an opportunity to develop a range of time-limited therapeutic activities including health promotion, prevention, early intervention and evidence-based strategies that address the non-acute needs of a community population.
This position delivers outpatient time-limited, solution-focused, person-centered interventions to adults, children, and families in a small private office setting resembling a private practice. These services include assessment and diagnosis; individual, couple and family therapies; and supportive resource development toward the client�s self-directed wellness management. 75% of time will be in direct service provision and 25% in referral generation and management. The ideal candidate will be eager to learn about the business side of mental health service provision as well as energized by the opportunity to build a network of referring partners and engage in public relations activities.
Master�s /Doctorate Degree in psychology, social work or other human service field, licensed. CAC II or III preferred.
Three-five years experience working with individuals and families. Familiarity with SOAP note documentation and proficiency in brief therapy a plus. Licensure: LCSW, LPC, LMFT, Licensed Psychologist
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 create engagement and therapeutic alliances quickly and have a strengths-based focus on what people can do and achieve.
The ability to partner with clients and families and work alongside them as they shape their wellness, resiliency and recovery is paramount.
The ability to establish effective collaborative partnerships as well as work effectively on one�s own is paramount.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work flexible hours consistent with offering optimal client access and engagement is particularly important to this position.
Individuals who can complement astute clinical skills with an excitement for innovative programs, have an obvious optimism and positivity and a passion for enriching lives and minds will find this position and our organization everything but a job.
Duties: Provide diagnostic mental health assessments and effective individual, family and couple psychotherapy utilizing a brief, solution-focused orientation.
Develop on-going treatment plans, monitor progress and follow-up when appropriate.
Facilitate the timely coordination and access of referrals to the practice.
Work closely with other MHCD therapists in primary care and other settings to facilitate referrals.
Maintain accurate and timely clinical documentation consistent with agency standards.
Practice management including outcome monitoring and financial viability.
Participate in team meetings, in-service training and supervisory sessions as required. Other duties as assigned.
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