Licensed Therapist, Early Childhood Services
Community Reach Center - Thornton, CO

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Community Reach Center, a top-tier mental health provider in the northern Denver area, and the designated mental health provider for anyone eligible for Medicaid in Adams County, Colorado.

We are seeking two Full Time Licensed Therapists for our Early Childhood. Under direct supervision provides clinical and support services to children ages 6 and under and/or their families utilizing evidence based best practice models. May operate in a residential environment, or in an outreach environment, such as in homes, schools, and/or outpatient clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides counseling, therapy and/or psychotherapy to consumers and families as appropriate to the position; primary treatment includes individual, family, group, and parenting psycho-education; provides therapeutic crisis intervention and emergency services as required. Services are provided in a strength-based, culturally responsive, and individualized manner.
  • Provides case management/care coordination services to consumers as needed.
  • Provides care to consumers in a manner that promotes safety, comfort, and the therapeutic environment;
  • Maintains confidentiality of consumer records.
  • Facilitates and contributes to the accomplishment of tasks by consumers and/or families; empowers consumers to reach optimum level of achievement; sets positive example and provides role modeling as well as technical expertise to accomplish goals.
  • Documents intervention and program activity according to Community Reach Center policy and procedure. Maintains accurate and timely clinical records consistent with Corporation standards.
  • Develops treatment plans, monitors treatment progress, and follow-up at disposition times; completes discharge plans, and follow-up care programs; completes insurance authorization forms in compliance with utilization management procedures
  • Attends and participates in group sessions, in-service education and training opportunities, meetings, supervisory sessions and special events.
  • Participates in the review of clinical issues and program policies and procedures.
  • Consults with other therapists and related professional and paraprofessional staff, as appropriate, in the performance of therapeutic and/or casework; refers clients to appropriate service agencies as required.
Other Functions:
  • Provides agency-wide standard for billable service each year;
  • Enters clinical data in a timely manner (progress notes are entered within one day of providing the service).
  • May provide parenting classes and/or other psycho-educational programs in the community as needed
  • Participates in and utilizes opportunities that provide professional growth through attendance at center inservices and other conferences and by conducting consultation and education functions as indicated.
  • Projects a positive image to other agencies and general public.
  • Assists in pinpointing program and management problems and participates in problem resolution.
  • Participates in on-going program development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Promotes cooperative working relationships and positive team atmosphere.
  • Performs other such duties as assigned within the scope of the position and program description, as well as those reflective of their experience, education and ability.
Work experience requirements:
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualification would be equivalent to:

Education/Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualification would be equivalent to:

Minimum of a Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or directly related field.
Licensed in related field such as LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LP.
Experience providing mental health assessment and intervention with children ages 2-6 and their families

Skills at: Communication, organization, time management, interpersonal, and child/family clinical skills. Knowledge and understanding of clinical social work and mental health counseling principles, methods, procedures, and standards. familiarity with DSM IV, DC 0-3, and diagnostic techniques.

Required Licenses/Certifications: Professional license (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, LP).

Desirable Qualifications: Creative, future thinking, team player, organizational skills, committed, collaborative, and good conflict resolution skills. Professional licensure LCSW or LPC preferred.

Community Reach Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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