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 clinical assessments could be walk-ins or scheduled at any of our locations in Longmont, Boulder or Broomfield.
• 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.
• Provides clinical services required by special programs and projects.
• 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.
• May conduct wellness related classes for clients and/or staff.
• May participate in team/center task forces, committees and change efforts.
• May provide back-up, as necessary, to the telephone Screening team.
• Masters in Psychology, Social Work or related field, plus 1 to 2 year internship, 3-7 years prior experience in a clinical setting or related PhD plus three years prior experience in a clinical setting.
• Licensed PhD, PsyD or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required.
• Experience providing clinical 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) preferred. Language testing will be administered to determine level of fluency and comprehension.
• Demonstrates an understanding how cultural issues effect treatment.
• Must be flexible and willing to travel to, and work out of, MHP locations throughout Boulder and Broomfield Counties as needed to meet the needs of Assessment.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
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