Behavioral Health Therapist
**Sign On Bonus Eligible
Licensed Behavioral Health Therapists provide important behavioral health care services to residents of Delta and Montrose Counties through the Families Plus program. Therapist are able to provide behavioral health services to any resident of these counties and also to lead services and provide therapy for children and youth who live in challenging circumstances. These therapists are credentialed with DORA as a candidate for licensure or a fully licensed therapist. Families Plus therapist provide a wide range of client services:
· Individual psychotherapy to all age groups
· Families therapy aimed at improving youth outcomes
· Couples’ therapy
· Group therapy - especially for youth
· Assessments and treatments for adults and youth in court diversion programs
· Assess clients for needed wellness services needs such as neurofeedback or Health Math.
· Formulate and document accurate diagnosis for clients
· Providing System-of-Care leadership to staff members supporting the healthy development of youth. This involves supervising peer specialists called Parent Partners and Youth Partners. These staff members work in the homes and schools with families and youth to help them access many kinds of services that might reduce stress and support healthy youth development
· Writing assessments and treatment plans that are updated every six months
· Writing progress notes covering all client contacts and contacts on behalf of the client
· Establish and maintain relationships with complex children and their family members
· Participate in promoting the Families Plus model of comprehensive services for youth growing up in challenging circumstances
· Work harmoniously on the Families Plus team including outreach workers, office coordinators, grant writers, and business managers
· Candidate for Licensure in Colorado or Supervision for Licensure
· M.A. or M.S. from an accredited college in clinical behavioral health therapy
· Licensed or immediately licensable with DORA (Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies) as a full therapist or as candidate for licensure.
· Interest in working with children and families
· Comfortable working on a collaborative team
· Valid Colorado Driver’s License.
· Has own transportation.
· Passes background checks
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $54,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year
· Flexible schedule
· Health savings account
· Paid time off
Please email a resume to email@example.com or call 970-874-0464 for more information.
Parent Partner Job description
As a Parent Partner working directly with families and therapists, responsibilities will include:
- Refer and link clients to needed community and natural resources to optimize functionality.
- Provide role modeling of effective advocacy for the family and for the children in the community.
- Help parents with forms and paperwork.
- Use own vehicle to provide transportation to appointments and meetings, when needed. Mileage reimbursement provided.
- Give families the tools to advocate for themselves and live a healthy lifestyle.
- Maintain confidential information as required by HIPAA federal laws and the policies and procedures of Families Plus. This obligation persists even after employment ends.
- Must be able to utilize various software applications.
- Must be able to meet Families Plus charting requirements. Notes are due within 24 hours of the time of direct service (contact with the family or child).
- Other specific duties as assigned.
- Must be flexible and able to meet with families (over the phone and in person). Schedule dependent on family availability.
- Must be comfortable in working one on one or in a small group setting.
- Pay in accordance with job skills and past experience.
Salary: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour
Monday to Friday
-High school or equivalent (Required)
-Driver's License (Required)
Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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