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Job: Bi-lingual Clinical Assessment Specialist I - #212-117 (20 HRS/WK)

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Jobing Description

Job Description:

In collaboration with the referred client the Clinical Assessment Specialist completes a full 90-minute, in-person assessment and diagnosis to determine appropriate services and implements brief intervention and treatment planning when indicated.

Essential Duties:

• Completes an in-person, culturally competent clinical assessment including the collection of pertinent collateral information. These clincal assessments could be walk-ins or scheduled at any of our locations in Longmont, Broomfield, or Boulder.

• Provides orientation to MHP and initial goal setting with clients emphasizing employment, education and community involvement.

• Maintains thorough, accurate and timely documentation of the provision of services, assessments, evaluations, and progress toward the completion of client’s treatment goals consistent with clinical and administrative policies and procedures.

• Collaborates as needed with other providers in a way that is consistent with the clients’ needs and goals.

• Provides external consultation and referrals to partnering organizations.

• Completes differential diagnostic assessment for individuals with developmental disabilities, substance use disorders, traumatic brain injury, organic brain disorders, or other medical disorders.

• Collaborates with client in determining service assignment.

• Other duties as assigned, including willing to learn the details of who Mental Health Partners serves as clients and fill in as needed on the telephone Screening team.

Specialized Duties:

• May conduct wellness related classes for clients and/or staff.

• May participate in team/center task forces, committees and change efforts.


Skills / Requirements

Minimal Qualifications:

• Masters in Psychology, Social Work or related field, plus 1 to 2 year internship, and 3-7 years prior experience in a clinical setting; or related PhD OR PsyD plus three years prior experience in a clinical setting.

• Licensed PhD, PsyD or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required. Must be in good standing

• Experience providing clinical diagnostic assessments and brief intervention.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to manage difficult and emotional situations.

• High degree of professionalism.

• Excellent organization, documentation and time management skills.

• Highly self-motivated and works well in a team setting.

• Proficient computer skills including knowledge of MS Word and email.

• Bi-lingual (Spanish) required.  Language testing will be administered to determine level of fluency and comprehension.

• Demonstrates an understanding how cultural issues effect treatment.

Important Notes


This position is 20 hours per week. 

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