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Job: 213-048 THERAPIST I OR II

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Jobing Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:  To provide clinical assessment, psychotherapy, and support to children, adults and families within Longmont.  This position will provide psychotherapy to both children and adults, with emphasis on the biochemical, emotional and symptomatic response of children exposed to trauma and neglect.

Essential Duties:

• Work collaboratively with clients and other pertinent staff and agencies (GAL’s, Parent attorneys, probation officers, caseworkers, judge, public health addictions counselors, foster care providers, etc) to provide assessment, develop treatment plans to coordinate and provide appropriate care and treatment.

• Guided by 27-65 requirements and best clinical practices, provides individual and family psychotherapy and teaches psycho education and parenting education to clients.

• Documents provision of services, assessments, evaluations and treatment goals and plan consistent with clinical and administrative policies and procedures.

• Provides a variety of case management services, including assisting clients to apply for various types of public assistance and providing supporting documentation, attending multi-agency clinical case consultations, and facilitating referrals to other organizations.

• Coordinate care with family and youth advocates, if applicable.

• Provide support and coaching to clients.

• Other duties as assigned

Skills / Requirements

Therapist I:

• Masters in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field plus 1 to 2 year internship.

• 0-1 year prior experience in a clinical setting; early childhood experience preferred.

• Must be license-eligible and actively working toward attainment of required hours/supervision to obtain license in a reasonable timeframe following hire.

Therapist II:

• Masters in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field plus 1 to 2 year internship.

• 3-7 years prior experience in a clinical setting; early childhood experience preferred

• Or: Related PhD plus zero to three years prior experience in a clinical setting.

• Licensed PhD or PsyD, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist (LMFT) required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Experience with clinical assessment and diagnosis, treatment planning, and provision of individual and family therapy.

• Knowledge and skills in child/adolescence development, family systems, attachment, abuse/neglect, substance abuse, trauma, psychopharmacology, and evidenced based theories like DBT, CBT, MI.

• Knowledge of community services for families, with ability to support agency partnerships.

• Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting. 

• Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.

• Must be competent in working with people of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

• Knowledge of MS Word.

• Ability to work closely with partner agencies and to attend and respond to supervised visits.

• Must have safe driving record, a current Colorado driver’s license, and ability to travel within Boulder and Broomfield Counties.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Important Notes

MHP APPLICATION AND BACKGROUND CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO HIRE

SCHEDULED TO WORK 32.5 HOURS PER WEEK

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