Partnering to improve quality of life as a nonprofit organization dedicated to mental health and wellness
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.
• 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.
• May conduct wellness related classes for clients and/or staff.
• May participate in team/center task forces, committees and change efforts.
• 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.
MHP APPLICATION AND BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED
This position is 20 hours per week.