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Job: CIP Therapist (213-004)

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Jobing Description

Job Description:

To provide mental health services to parents and infants at high-risk for abuse, neglect and attachment disorders. The aim of CIP services is to improve the quality of the parent-child relationship, address depression and anxiety with parents and facilitate healthy communication within the entire family. This position provides outreach, clinical assessment, psychotherapy, and support to high-risk parent-infant dyads in home and clinic settings in Boulder County.  Part of a multidisciplinary team of psychotherapists and nurses providing intense services to multi-risk families. 

Essential Duties:

• Provide home and clinic based parent/infant interaction assessment.

• Work collaboratively with clients and other pertinent staff and agencies to provide assessment, develop treatment plans and coordinate appropriate care.

• Provide psychotherapy (individual and family) and parenting education to clients.

• Monitor infant growth and development in collaboration with CIP nurse.

• 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.

• Complete documentation of services, assessments, evaluations and treatment plans consistent with clinical and administrative policies and procedures.

• Provide transportation for clients.

• Participate in court hearings. 

• Provide support and coaching to clients during delivery.

• Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Duties:

• Therapist III level will contain supervisory responsibility

Skills / Requirements

Minimal Qualifications:

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

• 9-10 years prior experience in a clinical setting.

• Or: Related PhD plus five 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. 

• Supervisory responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Understanding of healthy parenting capacity, attachment theory, impact of unresolved trauma and loss

• Knowledge of infant developmental norms, child development (0-3 years of age), child abuse and neglect dynamics. 

• Ability to observe and assess parent-infant interactions.

• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

• Knowledge of community resources and ability to make appropriate referrals.

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

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

• Bicultural/Bilingual (Spanish) desired. 

• Knowledge of MS Word.

• Must have current CO driver’s license and safe driving record.

Important Notes

This position is 30 hours per week.

Mental Health Partners offers a diverse, quality work environment and a comprehensive benefit package.


MHP application and background check required.

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