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Men's RISE Mental Health Lead

Company: The Empowerment Program Inc
Location: Denver
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Position: -Men's RISE Mental Health Team Lead
Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: $77,580 - 86,580 per year

Minimum Salary: $65,000 start with master's degree
+ $3,000 for Clinical License (LPC/LCSW)
+ $6,000 for LAC (split $3,000 for CAS/CAT and $3,000 LAC if obtained at different times). -
Max Salary: $74,000


  • 403(b)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance Work Location: In person Job Description: -A trauma therapist conducts trauma education groups, basic intakes, comprehensive intakes (biopsychosocial assessments), and trauma assessments in a recovery unit (Recovery in a Secure Environment), and transition planning (clinical case management) in Denver County Jail.--- The therapist is knowledgeable in trauma recovery and the many avenues of healing from trauma and substance use disorder.--- The therapist utilizes participant-centered, trauma-informed, harm reduction, and strengths-based approaches to empower men incarcerated in Denver County Jail to seek liberation and reduce recidivism. -This position will also provide on-site clinical supervision to other counselors-in-training within the RISE program.
    Empowerment Administrative Supervision provided by the Deputy Director.
    External Clinical Supervision is required to maintain licensure.

    RISE professionals are responsible for: -
    • Understanding and implementing the RISE Scope of Work and completing all required documentation in alignment with the contract requirements -
    • Facilitating and co-facilitating groups addressing trauma and substance use disorder with men incarcerated in Denver County Jail - -
    • Creating participant-driven treatment and transition plans in efforts to reduce recidivism and follow potential supervision requirements post-release - -
    • Providing brief therapy, care management, and transition planning services for men incarcerated in the Denver County Jail -
    • Administering informed consent forms, disclosure statements, and assessments -
    • Entering data in compliance with JBBS and OBH standards -
    • Identifying and connecting participants with appropriate referrals to community mental health and supportive services providers -
    • Understanding and implementing culturally responsive, gender-responsive, and trauma-informed care - Other Responsibilities Include: -
      • Attending all required meetings -
      • Obtaining all necessary and required supervision and training - -
      • Maintaining Self-Care -
      • This position is located full-time in the Jail environment. -
      • Provide on-site clinical support and supervision to counselors-in-training working in the RISE program.
      • Provide leadership in daily program and milieu management of the RISE units.
      • Maintain accurate and timely clinical records consistent with BHA standards in all areas including, but not limited to: counselor admit notes, assessments, daily charting, weekly clinical staffing notes, and discharge summaries.
      • Monitoring daily activities in both jail and community-based re-entry services
      • Support & facilitate team meetings with direction from the Deputy Director.
      • Participate in regular stakeholder meetings of key partners related to progress and implementation of grants
      • Ensure consistency in filing of paperwork across all platforms, including support with grant reports.
      • Spot-check clinical documentation for accuracy and completion -
      • Other duties as assigned - Qualifications: -
        • Must be able to provide proof of Master's level degree and -current DORA licensure (LPC, LCSW, or -LAC) -
        • Bi-lingual preferred
        • Experience Preferred: Minimum of four years' experience in clinical work.
        • Experience working with mental health and substance use participants and/or individuals involved with the judicial system, specifically high-risk, high-need adults on probation or parole.
        • Experience working in a secure facility preferred.
        • Valid Driver's License and car insurance by date of hire
        • Ability to pass a background check
        • Working understanding of harm reduction theory and trauma-informed services -
        • Working understanding of assessments to include LSI -
        • Experience working with a diverse population with behavioral health needs is required ****The Empowerment Program is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace.--- We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status****

Keywords: The Empowerment Program Inc, Denver , Men's RISE Mental Health Lead, Healthcare , Denver, Colorado

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