Organization: Mental Health Center of Denver
Location: Denver, CO
Date Job Posted: July 16, 2021
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Mental Health Center of Denver
Our work enables adults to live more fulfilling and productive lives, children to be more resilient, and families to be happier and healthier.
Through multiple community sites, mental health providers in several Denver public schools, collaborations with community partnerships and home-based outreach, we provide treatment, prevention, outreach and crisis services to children, families and adults.
The Mental Health Center of Denver has been named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post eight years in a row! We believe that people are resilient - they can and do recover from mental illness. At the Mental Health Center of Denver, we hire people dedicated to working toward that goal.
Our generous benefits package starts at 30 hours per week. Some of the benefits include:
We are currently recruiting the following key position
LCSW - ASL Sign Proficient - Team 723
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.
COMMITMENT TO PAY EQUITY: Mental Health Center of Denver is committed to fair and equitable hiring with salaries based on relevant factors, such as work experience, education, and certification/licensure (rather than wage history). Toward the principle of equal pay for equal work, we post and hire within defined hiring salary ranges. We ask all applicants to carefully review the hiring salary range for each posted job opportunity, as we will not hire outside the predetermined range.
POSITION SUMMARY: This is a unique opportunity to provide direct clinical care for Deaf and Hard of Hearing children, adolescents, and adults in both an outpatient and community-based settings. This position actively participates in a multi-disciplinary team that provides comprehensive clinical services. The approach of the team is characterized by being strengths-based, client-centered, culturally competent and community responsive.
LCSW - $26.35/hr - $31.59/hr
ASL DIFFERENTIAL - $2.50/HR
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling or other similar field. Current license as a LCSW/LPC/LMFT/Licensed Psychologist in the State of Colorado or immenently license eligible. CACIII a plus.
EXPERIENCE: Experience providing clinical mental health services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and adults. Play therapy and substance use treatment experience preferred.
Use of auxiliary services including sign language interpreting, CART services, communication access technology such as videophones and captioned phones. Strong knowledge of the diverse linguistic, cultural, psychosocial, access and communication needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing populations.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to sit, stand, bend and reach, operate standard office equipment such as phone, computer, facsimile, copier/printer/scanner, and other business machines. Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs.
MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.