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Counseling - Licensure required

Counselor

Denver Rescue Mission
denverrescuemission.org
Posted: 09/22/2021
Salary/Range: $44,000-$54,000
Location
Wellington, CO
Description:

The Counselor is a full-time, exempt position of Denver Rescue Mission (DRM) which must agree with and abide by our Statement of Faith and Ministry Principles. In addition, all employees must comply with policies as summarized in the DRM Employee Handbook.

Hiring Range: $44,000 – $54,900 annually, based on qualifications and experience.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision benefits
  • Generous vacation, sick time, and holiday pay 
  • Tuition reimbursement and child adoption benefits available
  • Employer paid term life Insurance and long-term disability Health savings account and flexible spending account 
  • 401(k) with 5% company match

RESPONSIBILITIES

General Duties

  • The employee is required to know and adhere to all policies and procedures of the Mission and the Counseling Program at all program locations.
  • The employee must demonstrate the ability to work as a team-member with the Case Manager, Education Coordinator, Work Therapy and Chaplaincy departments. 
  • Uphold the policies and procedures of the New Life Program as stated in the Harvest Farm Handbook and based on historical precedent.
  • The employee must know and practice professional boundaries and confidentiality, as described in this Policy Manual.
  • Provide spiritual guidance as appropriate within the context of therapeutic relationship. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director of Harvest Farm and Senior Director of Ft. Collins Rescue.

Mission Specific Duties Provide a thorough and consistent evidenced based counseling for every resident of the New Life Program by:

  • Provide mental health evaluations for: Mental illnesses and at-risk behaviors which include: sexual disorders, suicide and violent behaviors. 
  • Provide one-on-one evidenced based counseling services for program residents and graduates of one year or less. 
  • Possess a basic understanding of addictive behavior (psychologically, spiritually, and emotionally) and related social issues.
  • Provide referral and professional support while acting as a liaison between area mental health agencies and residents or recent graduates suffering from major mental illness or who could benefit from psychotropic medications and/or outside psychotherapy. 
  • Develop, maintain, facilitate, and support the structural format and goals of group therapy as conducted by self and staff members and interns of the counseling department. 
  • Lead weekly Devotions, groups and psychoeducation or life skills classes as assigned.
  • Conduct and thorough bio/psych/soc and spiritual evaluation within the established guidelines through interviewing, record review and other appropriate methods.
  • Recommend the necessary level of intervention by evaluating participant data.
  • Develop and regularly modify treatment/service plans for participants with the care team and implement as directed.
To Apply: Kyle McPherson 970-492-6215 kmcpherson@denrescue.org