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LICENSED THERAPIST in Cañon City, CO at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/3/2021

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Job Description

Facility: SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER

Compensation Base: $50,000 - $60,000

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Abraxas Youth & Family Services is hiring strong Licensed Mental Health Professional (LCSW, LSW, or LPC) - Full Time to join our team at the Southern Peaks Regional Treatment Center located in Canon City, CO. 

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services.

Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

 

Summary

This position provides medically necessary mental health treatment services including assessment, program design, monitoring and supervision to children and adolescents experiencing social, emotional, behavioral, and psychiatric problems.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluates behavioral and emotional issues of children and adolescents and develops specific behavior modification treatment plan.
  • Provides individual, family, and group counseling under direction of an appropriate clinical supervisor as required and in accordance with the clients’ individualized treatment plan.
  • Conducts psycho-educational assessments under the direction of an appropriate clinical supervisor.
  • Observes and documents treatment interventions, behavior and client progression.
  • Assists with direct supervision of clients and interacts therapeutically as required.
  • Interprets treatment objectives and assists treatment staff members to provide integrated services.
  • Participates in conferences for the discussion of behavior, diagnosis and client progression as a member of the treatment planning team.
  • Develops treatment plans and treatment plan updates.
  • Participates in data collection, monitoring, and evaluation activities for the performance improvement program.
  • Develops and maintains a current list of resources that includes self-help and self-support groups to ensure comprehensive services to the clients and their families.
  • Adheres to departmental policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance with current departmental practices and meet guidelines as outlined by outside licensing and referral agencies.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local licensing requirements and reporting procedures.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Qualifications:
    Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
    • Master’s degree in mental health or related area (from an accredited university/college) and two or more years of experience in a mental health setting required.
    • License (LPC, LCSW, LMFT) 
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required
  • One (1) year related experience working with children and adolescents with mental health problems and their families that includes assessment and counseling.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to apply basic math skills concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Support and promotes the Sanctuary Model and its Commitments.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
    • At least twenty-one (21) years of age
    • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34 clearances, specific State and child clearances and if necessary FBI)
    • Non-communicable diseases physical exam
    • Valid insured registered vehicle
    • Valid driver's license