Organization: Mental Health Center of Denver
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Denver, CO
Date Job Posted: November 19, 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 nine 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
Bilingual School-based Lifespan Therapist – FACE Center at Denver Public Schools – Licensed or within 6 months
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.
Mental Health Therapist II (Master's-level) - $22.00/hr - $26.42/hr
LCSW/LPC/LMFT: $26.35/hr - $31.59/hr
Spanish Differential: $2.50/hr
POSITION SUMMARY: This is a full time 12-month adult self-sufficiency program based on the Two-generation approach that is located at John H. Amesse Elementary in the far Northeast Denver and at Johnson Elementary in Southwest Denver . The program model is based on best practices to bring wraparound supports for social-emotional stability to both students and families. Ongoing partnership meetings with FACE center managers address the hardest to meet barriers to ensure long-term family stability. The qualified applicant will have at least 4 years of mental health therapy provision experience in working with the lifespan ages 6 through adult. Bilingual English & Spanish proficiency required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
EDUCATION: Master's Degree in social work, psychology, or similar field. Current license as a LCSW/LPC/LMFT in the State of Colorado or the ability to become licensed within 6 months. Bilingual English & Spanish proficiency required.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of four years’ experience in clinical social work. Experience working with moderate to severe and persistently mentally ill populations.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment.
MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.