The Mental Health Center of Denver
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Licensed Clinician (LCSW/LPC/LMFT) - Laradon - Team 911
at The Mental Health Center of Denver
EMPLOYMENT VALUE PROPOSITION: Mental Health Center of Denver provides you with the support you need to help you develop a career in helping others succeed. We innovate, adapt, and leverage the diverse perspectives of the people on our team and the people we serve in everything we do.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVENESS: The Mental Health Center of Denver values and is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to ending bias and discrimination in our community and ensuring equity within all aspects of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, transfer, or promotion opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Learn what it is like to work at the Mental Health Center of Denver:
LCSW - $26.02/hr - $31.20/hr
LPC/LMFT - $25.13/hr - $30.13/hr
**PLEASE NOTE: This position is 32 hours/week and it is located off-site at the Laradon location.**
POSITION SUMMARY-- Provide direct mental health clinical assessments and treatment to individuals with mental illness and diagnosis of an intellectual or developmental disability. Work with others in a clinical team environment to help individuals move toward recovery.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Provide psychological evaluations/problem identification, crisis interventions and development of Individualized Crisis Plans, and individual, group, and/or family therapy to assigned clients.
- Evaluation of appropriate diagnoses utilizing DMS-V and DM-ID II criteria
- Comfortable providing education and training
- Develop treatment plans; monitor treatment progress and follow-up at disposition times.
- Assist clients with psychological development, social development, and rehabilitation.
- Coordinate client's use of outside community resources.
- Coordinate medication/medicinal needs of clients with psychiatrists, nurses, and other medical sources.
- Maintain accurate and timely clinical records.
- Participate in team/department meetings, in-services, and supervisory sessions as required.
- Perform 27-10 (M-1) "mental health hold" evaluations.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Ability to train and learn START methodology and utilize within clinical work
Master's Degree in social work, psychology, or similar field. Current license as a LCSW/LPC/LMFT in the State of Colorado.
Minimum of three years experience in clinical social work. Experience working
with moderate to severe and persistently mentally ill populations. Experience working with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
- Knowledge of methods of psychotherapy.
- Knowledge of community resources.
- Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Must have valid drivers license and good driving record.
- Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices.
- Ability to coordinate care within an interdisciplinary team
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Ability to sit, stand, bend and reach, drive, operate standard office equipment such as phone, computer, facsimile, copier/printer, and other business machines. Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs.
TYPICAL MENTAL DEMANDS:
Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials and articulate goals and action plans. Must understand people from all walks of life and be able to communicate effectively with them.
Some local travel depending on position.