Counseling and Counseling Ministry
- Residential Clinician
- Extended Hands of Hope
- Posted: 10/21/2017
- Salary/Range: $19-20/hour
- Northeast Denver (undisclosed location)
Therapist position requires a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or other Human Services related field through a CACREP or CESW accredited school or have proof of educational equivalency. Addictions counseling, education or certification a plus. Bilingual a plus. Must be able to receive license through DORA.
1-2 years’ experience providing clinical services, preferably to adolescents and their families who have experienced trauma or working with survivors of human trafficking.
Schedule: Part-Time 25 hours a week Monday-Friday, may include some weekends and evening hours along with on-call rotation. Position turns into Full time (40 hours) in December.
Responsibilities/ Job Duties:
• Therapist/Case Manager provides clinical support to 12-17-year-old youth in the RCCF safe home, with diagnoses that include PTSD, Depression, Anxiety and substance abuse issues as a result of involvement in sex trafficking.
• Screen referrals and conduct intake/admissions for new placements along with completing the intake assessment within 7 days of placement.
• Provide assessment, diagnosis, case conceptualization, treatment planning, and coordinating with a team of professionals outside of the agency.
• Conducts individual, family and group therapy with residents according to individual treatment plans and maintains caseload as assigned by Supervisor. This may include community and home based family therapy.
• Coordinates with the referring agencies, community contacts, family, legal system, and other professionals involved in the resident’s treatment. Meets monthly to discuss progress in the program.
• Maintains timely and quality documentation of progress notes, admission paperwork, and monthly reports.
• Complies with rules and regulations regarding ongoing review of clinical caseload in order to meet all licensing requirements for residential care for youth.
• Participates in weekly supervision with Supervisor.
• Maintain client files according to licensing requirements.
• Facilitates transitions to next level of care by coordinating with the step-down agency and/or family members, and all other professionals involved in the planned departure from Extended Hands of Hope.
• Consults with the direct care staff weekly regarding clinical issues and helps direct the delivery of trauma-informed interventions with individual clients. Identifying and assisting in training as needed for direct care staff and volunteers.
• Provides crisis management on an as needed basis to support direct care staff.
• Complete any other responsibilities or duties assigned by Supervisor to support individualized treatment planning and case-management needs within the pr