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THERAPIST I-UNLICENSED in Cañon City, CO at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/2/2020

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Job Description

Facility: SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hiring Mental Health Therapists, licensed or unlicensed - Southern Peaks Regional Treatment Center in Canon City, Colorado -

SIGN ON BONUS eligible position.

*All applicants must be licensed to practice therapy within the state of Colorado, or, working toward being licensed to practice therapy within the state of Colorado to be considered for this position*

Full-time and Part-time Positions Available

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in the field of Clinical Mental Health, Counseling, Psychology or Social Work
  • Registration in the state of Colorado with the Department of Regulatory Agencies to be able to provide mental health services (Provisional Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, etc)

Preferred, but Not Required, Qualifications:

  • Licensed in Colorado (LPC or LCSW)
  • Familiarity with SOMB
  • Understanding of CBT
  • Ability to work both independently and in a group environment.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Evening hours are required, typically involving shifts ending at 8 p.m.
  • Must comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations for client confidentiality.

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • 401K

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

 

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.

 

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.

Essential Duties:

  • Completes clinical assessments
  • Provides counseling, therapy and/or psychotherapy to clients and families as appropriate; prepares treatment plans, discharge plans, and follow-up care programs, provides therapeutic crisis intervention and emergency services as required.
  • Provides care to clients in a manner that promotes safety, comfort, and the therapeutic environment.
  • Maintains confidentiality of consumer records.
  • Provides case management services as needed.
  • Documents intervention and program activity according to policies and procedures.
  • Attends in-service education and training opportunities, meetings, supervisory sessions and special events.
  • Maintains accurate and timely clinical records consistent with company standards (progress notes are entered within one day of providing the service).
  • Consults with other therapists and supervisor as appropriate, in the performance of therapy and/or casework; refers clients to appropriate service agencies as required.
  • Projects a positive image to other agencies and general public.
  • Promotes cooperative working relationships and positive team atmosphere.
  • Other tasks as assigned 

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in the field of Clinical Mental Health, Counseling, Psychology or Social Work
  • Registration in the state of Colorado with the Department of Regulatory Agencies to be able to provide mental health services (Unlicensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, etc)
  • One (1) year related experience working with children and adolescents with mental health problems and their families that includes assessment and counseling.
  • Flexible schedule
  • Strong communication skills required
  • Experience in handling mental health crises
  • Ability to work under high-stress situations
  • Comfortable working with clients who have developmental and intellectual disabilities
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to use an electronic health record to document clinical work
  • Exhibits significant reliable habits, including timeliness and organizational skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • 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.
  • 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