Status: Full-time position
Location: Denver, CO
Salary: LPC, LMFT $21.49 - $25.79 and LCSW $22.51 - $27.02
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 7/25/13
Job Summary: Replace This is a unique opportunity to provide intensive community-based mental health services to at-risk children, youth, and families. This position participates in a multi-disciplinary child and family team that provides comprehensive services for enrolled children, adults, and their families. The approach of the team is characterized by being strengths-based, family-centered, culturally competent and community responsive. Utilizing this approach, the position provides intensive in-home and community-based services to children and their family systems, working to facilitate resiliency and enhance families' capacities to appropriately meet the developmental and mental health needs of their children. This position provides a wide range of interventions and services that include (but are not limited to): diagnostic mental health assessments; family and individual psychotherapy as well as opportunities for couples and group therapy; case management support; crisis intervention; ongoing collaboration with community providers and broader systems of care. Children and families in this community mental health center present with a broad range of biopsychosocial issues and mental health disorders including depression, anxiety, attachment concerns, PTSD, and substance abuse, among others. This position is also responsible for maintaining compliance to documentation standards for all work performed.
Replace Master's Degree (or higher) in psychology, social work, or other related human service field. Licensure required (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, or Psychologist).
Existing No Entry Skills Use Existing Desc, Append to Existing Desc, Replace Desc with: Replace Ability to join with and implement a strengths-based approach with children and families. Knowledge of community and available resources. Familiarity with crisis intervention techniques and psychotherapy as well as diagnostic and assessment techniques. Fluent in both English and Spanish preferred. Self-directed individual, but team player. Sense of humor appreciated.
Duties: Provide diagnostic mental health assessments as well as family, individual, couple and/or group psychotherapy and crisis interventions to assigned clients.
Develop treatment plans, monitor treatment progress and follow-up when appropriate.
Facilitate the coordination of medical and psychiatric needs of individuals without these resources.
Facilitate the client and family's growth and development with an emphasis on strengths and resiliency. Utilize natural support systems and existing strengths/resources.
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.
Go to http://mhcd.org/jobs/lpc-lcsw-or-lmft-1676