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Associate Director - Adult Services, Denver, CO

Organization: WellPower
Category: Associate Director
Location: Denver, CO
Date Job Posted: July 14, 2022
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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.

Top Workplace

WellPower 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 WellPower, we hire people dedicated to working toward that goal.

Our benefits

Our generous benefits package starts at 30 hours per week. Some of the benefits include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Retirement match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free RTD EcoPass (bus/light rail)

We are currently recruiting the following key position

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Associate Director - Adult Services

Starting Salary: 76,925 - 90,500

POSITION SUMMARY: The Associate Director Adult Crisis Services oversees primary points of access and the highest levels of care within Adult Recovery Services. Serves as a member of the Adult Recovery Services Leadership Team, and contributes to visioning, goal setting, leadership, and management of crisis programs. Work to enhance community relationships, maximize programmatic efficiencies, promote staff development, and ensure outstanding quality in the care provided to the individuals and families we serve.


  • Provide oversight for the Denver Health Mobile Crisis services and contract
  • Provide leadership supervision to the Walk in Crisis Center and all staff within this facility.
  • Represent WellPower as the primary clinical liaison to Signal and Colorado Crisis Services
  • Represent WellPower as the State Disaster Response liaison
  • Partner with the City and County of Denver and other contractors to develop and open, and operate the WellPower Solution Center
  • Provide leadership supervision to the WellPower Solution Center
  • Represent WellPower and the Solution Center at the Sun Valley Registered Neighborhood Organization meetings and at the good neighbor Solution Center Advisory Committee meetings
  • Implement the goals and directives of the Vice President of Adult Recovery Services in oversight of crisis services within the adult services department.
  • Attend to infrastructure that supports the business operations of primary teams and larger crisis services (i.e. electronic health record functionality, business intelligence reporting, billing workflows, contract monitoring).
  • Actively promote and facilitate the alignment, cohesion, and communication within the crisis services and between the larger department, organization, and community partners.
  • Build positive and effective employee engagement. Support the ongoing growth and development of supervisors and staff. Oversee all hiring, coaching, and disciplinary actions taken by supervisees.
  • Collaborate with fellow WellPower programs, community partners, and referral sources through prompt and regular communication to build positive working relationships and promote efficiencies.
  • Maintained trauma informed environment of wellbeing.
  • Other duties as assigned by the COO and Vice President of Adult Recovery Services.

EDUCATION: Minimum of Master degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or other similar human services/health care field.

LICENSURE: LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or Psychologist licensure required.

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five (5) years of experience in community mental healthcare or similar integrated healthcare setting. A minimum of four (4) years supervisory and/or management responsibilities.


  • Self-motivated and directed, demonstrate strong relationship-building skills, have experience with infrastructure development and hold a high value for diversity.
  • Effective management and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • In-depth knowledge of methods of psychotherapy, community mental health, and available community resources.
  • Understanding and commitment to resiliency and well-being.
  • Ability to establish collaborative partnerships with supervisees, colleagues, and fellow community organizations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices.
  • Flexibility, adaptability as well as the ability to focus attention on workflow processes, procedures, budgetary guidelines, and documentation/productivity standards.
  • The ability to laugh with others and have a sense of humor.
  • Ability to drive from site to site
  • stand
  • operate standard office equipment such as phone, computer, copier/printer/scanner, and other business machines.
  • Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs.
  • Bending
  • Stooping
  • Reaching
  • Walking
  • Twisting
  • Sitting for long periods
  • Squatting
  • Carrying boxes and supplies

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Program Managers, Project Coordinators, and administrative staff supporting crisis services coordination.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to drive from site to site, sit, stand, bend and reach, operate standard office equipment such as phone, computer, copier/printer/scanner, and other business machines. Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs.

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