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Mental Health Partners Licensed or Unlicensed Therapist | Home Based in United States

Purpose:

To assist people with mental illnesses, including those in dual recovery, in obtaining optimal functioning and quality of life, by providing clinical services and education.

Job Summary:

Develop and carry out a consistent plan of treatment, from intake and assessment to closure.

Essential Functions:

+ + Guided by 27-65 requirements and best clinical practices, provides individual and group psychotherapy and teaches psychoeducation

  • Documents provision of services, assessments, evaluations and treatment goals and plan consistent with clinical and administrative policies and procedures (could require working with client in their residence)

  • Engages consumer and family in the treatment process and goal-setting

  • Provides a variety of case management services, including managing Social Security payeeships, 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

  • Participates in internal consultation and supervision with team members and other professionals in the organization

  • Pursues professional growth and development by seeking out learning opportunities and integrating new learning into daily work practice

  • Maintains working knowledge of Evidence Based Practices, current Co-Occurring Disorder treatment recommendations and trends in community mental health, including health care reform

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of community agencies, resources, and other services

  • Collaborate with clients, other treatment team members, DHHS, doctors, hospitals, medical clinics, housing programs, etc. to provide the best service to the clients

  • Provides external consultation and referrals to other organizations

  • Maintains contact with clients in distress, including assisting with hospitalization

  • Participates in multidisciplinary focus groups, committees, and task forces charged with researching and improving clinical practices and developing or updating programs and business processes

  • Provides clinical services required by special programs and projects

  • Meets defined individual and department goals, activity metrics and Key Performance Indicators

  • Promotes, supports and demonstrates MHP’s mission, vision and values through both behavior and job performance and adheres to policies, procedures, Compliance Plan and Standards of Conduct on a day to day basis

  • Effectively interacts and communicates with other MHP staff/clients/customers/partners/etc.

  • Regular and consistent attendance is required to perform other essential functions of the job

  • Some positions may be required to have current CO Driver’s License, a safe driving record

  • Ability to travel within Boulder and Broomfield counties to deliver services in the community

  • Other duties as assigned

Specialized Duties:

Home Based Team – (Child, Family and Adolescent)

  • Coordinates care with family member and volunteer youth advocates, if applicable

  • Work independently in a variety of home settings

  • Participates in court hearings as needed

  • Must have knowledge and skills in childhood trauma; symptomology treatment, child/adolescence development, family systems, attachment, abuse/neglect, substance abuse, psychopharmacology.

  • Must have a sophisticated understanding of appropriate parenting strategies with children

  • Ability to observe and assess parent/child interactions

  • Ability to manage challenging situations

  • Ability to collaborate with agency partners to support families in obtaining community services

  • Training in EBP such at TF-CBT, DBT and attachment based family therapy

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination (and any subsequent boosters) and the annual influenza vaccine. Medical exemptions or religious accommodations may be requested.

Education/Experience/License/Certification

  • Training in Family Therapy, TF-CBT, Parenting, DBT preferred

    Therapist I:

  • Masters in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field plus 1 to 2-year internship and 0 – 1 year prior experience in a clinical setting

  • Must be license eligible and actively working toward licensure Licensed PhD or PsyD, Licensed Clinical Social worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist (LMFT)

    Therapist II:

  • Masters in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling 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 zero to three 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

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to meet direct service expectations and to complete documentation within required timeframes

  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage difficult or emotional situations

  • High degree of professionalism

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Highly self-motivated buy works well in a team setting

  • Knowledge of community resources and ability to make appropriate referrals

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

  • Advanced computer skills including use of electronic health record and MS Office products and the ability to learn new tools as needed

  • Bicultural/Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

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