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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.
• 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.
• Therapist III level will contain supervisory responsibility
• 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.
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.