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School Based Clinician - Everitt Middle School

Company: Jefferson Center for Mental Health
Location: denver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


At Jefferson Center, it is our policy and our mission to be inclusive and mindful of the diversity of everyone who comes through our doors. We are passionate about building a community where mental health matters and equitable care is accessible to all races, ethnicities, abilities, socioeconomic statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender expressions, religions, cultures, and languages.

The School Based Clinician will provide therapeutic interventions to include individual, family, group therapy and clinical case management with school based clients.


Clinicians will consult and build collaborative relationships with the community, school district staff, Jefferson Center staff and other organizations.

* Work within school district policy. * Seek or give peer support or mentoring as needed. * Collaborate with all parties essential to consumer welfare including but not limited to the school district, child welfare system, juvenile justice system, school based health centers, families and other community resources. * Community outreach 1 x year. * Exhibit enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility and spirit of cooperation in work environment. * Maintain effective interpersonal relationships with consumers, peers, subordinates, upper management, visitors and the general public.

Committed to furthering professional knowledge and skills.

* Utilize peer support. * Attend clinical trainings. * Keep up with current trends and changes in the field. * Review challenging cases with peers and supervisors. * Participate in supervision by coming prepared and attending at times and intervals agreed upon with supervisor at least 2 x a month.

Provide direct service, crisis intervention and case management as appropriated.

* Provide individual, family and group therapy during regular school hours and before or after school as needed for families. * Refer/link families to other Jefferson Center programs as needed. * Refer families to outside agencies as needed. * Make Social Service reports and fill out appropriate paperwork. * Plan and implement affective education classroom groups as determined by manager. * Attend Jefferson Center doctor appointments as needed. * Engage consumer and family in the treatment process and goal-setting. * Identify risk factors including lethality. * Work constructively with consumer to reach agreed upon outcomes, and coordinate care with internal and external providers. * Maintain appropriate professional standards and provide appropriate follow-up for consumers. * Effectively respond to consumer concerns and problems. * Initiate and maintain positive interactions. * Respond to phone calls, email and other requests in a timely manner. * Provide trauma informed treatment as needed and create a trauma sensitive clinical environment.

Perform administrative duties as required by Jefferson Center in a timely manner.

* Complete 95% of all paperwork by due date. * Meet required productivity hours. * Complete 90% of Progress Summary notes within 3 days. * Attend team meetings. * Participate at summer programming if working in June. * Contact notes on un-enrolled Medicaid consumers in Avatar. * Complete on-line training. * Attend mandatory in-services. * Report high risk cases to supervisor.


* Participate in the Centers' CAC meetings and related trainings. * Participate in monthly CAC clinical supervision (individual or group) . * Provide CAC supervision to Center staff (CAC III's only) to assist in the development of knowledge and skills in providing co-occurring treatment. * Complete substance use screening, assessments and related paperwork.


Clinician chooses to initiate or participate in additional activities that fulfill a professional passion.

* May do extra duties associated with June programming like plan lessons, run errands, organize schools. * Going beyond expectations to assist consumers in meeting their needs. * Utilizing interns. * Attend parent /teacher conferences. * Attend back to school nights or other school functions. * Attend school district staff meetings.

Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.


Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

* Master's Degree from an accredited university/college in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field required. * LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or comparable license or unlicensed doctoral candidate preferred but not required. * Equivalent combination of education and experience may also be substituted. * Bilingual (Spanish) helpful but not required. * CAC preferred.

2021 Salary Range:

Grade 51-Master's Unlicensed Clinician

* $40,300 to $51,000* * *Salary is determined based on years of total relevant experience. As an example, a candidate with 6 years of relevant experience would receive a salary of $45,300. * *Salary is based on 1.0 FTE (full time equivalent) or 40 hours per week. Less than 40 hours/week will be prorated and adjusted to the appropriate FTE.

Grade 52-Licensed Clinician (LCSW, LMFT, LPC)

* $48,200 to $61,200* * * Salary is determined based on years of total relevant experience. As an example, a candidate with 6 years of relevant experience would receive a salary of $54,300. * *Salary is based on 1.0 FTE (full time equivalent) or 40 hours per week. Less than 40 hours/week will be prorated and adjusted to the appropriate FTE.

Keywords: Jefferson Center for Mental Health, Denver , School Based Clinician - Everitt Middle School, Other , denver, Colorado

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