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Clinician - Mt. View

Company: Jefferson Center for Mental Health
Location: Wheat Ridge
Posted on: July 14, 2019

Job Description:

OverviewHoused at the Mt. View Youth Services Center (MVYSC), this position works closely with the Mt. View staff and administration to provide mental health services, including but not limited to assessment and crisis management, to detained youth in the custody of Mt. View. Services provided to youth in MVYSC promote stabilization of youth and a youth's positive mental health. Responsibilities* Coordinate with outside agencies about referrals and requests for mental health services.* Meet with referral sources, including CYF, probation and CYDC to advance/maintain professional partnerships.* Provide responsive and appropriate level of mental health care for detained youth at MVYSC.* Regularly communicate with MVYSC staff (administration, pod staff and medical staff) to ensure that youth's mental health needs are meet. Attend weekly classification reviews and other meetings as needed.* Provide assessment and crisis management to youth in the custody of the Center.* Have an understanding of how trauma impacts the lives of the people being served, so that every interaction is consistent with the recovery process and reduces the possibility of re-traumatization.* Participate in the Center's training/educational programs designed to enhance knowledge about Trauma Informed Care, the impact of trauma and trauma recovery.* Ensure that delivery practices are guided by the principles of trauma informed care.* Attend weekly emergency release meetings and monthly team meetings.* Coordinate hospitalizations in consultation with Pretrial Services, court and Mount View staff.* Provide crisis intervention, brief and group therapy to youth through referrals from youth, staff, Pretrial Services, family and others.* Provide debriefing of critical incidents regarding youth and/or staff.* Monitor youth that are placed on suicide precaution monitoring.* Consult with MVYSC staff and remove youth from suicide precaution monitoring.* Complete clinical interview, including CCAR scoring and mental health assessment for appropriate new admissions.* Open charts in Avatar and Centricity and maintain proper documentation on clients.* Act as a liaison with intake units in other counties for out of county residents in order to refer to appropriate resources.* Act as liaison to coordinate services with other systems, including probation, human services, mental health etc.* Provide information and referral to youth, families and other legal guardians.* Provide brief individual and family therapy as appropriate, as well as twice-monthly psychoeducation groups for detainees.* Provide consultation and training to MVYSC staff.Other duties* Attend mandatory in-services, and comply with individualized training plan if required.* Participate in supervision by coming prepared with an agenda. Report high risk/problem cases, and utilize a problem solving approach as well as feedback. Attend supervision at times and intervals agreed upon with supervisor.* Satisfactorily complete 90% of peer review charts needing corrections within 14 calendar days (only areas for which staff is responsible).* Submit 90% of all /Progress-to-Date forms within 3 working days (team specific).* Complete 95% of all paperwork by the due date.* Complete 95% of case closings within 90 days after last contact.* Meet required number of consumer service hours as determined by Network Director.* Engage consumer and family in the treatment process and goal-setting. Identify risk factors including lethality. Work constructively with consumer to reach agreed upon outcome, and coordinate care with internal and external providers. Maintain appropriate professional standards and provides appropriate follow-up for consumers.* Exhibit enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of cooperation in the work environment.* Maintain effective interpersonal relations with consumers, peers, subordinates, upper management, visitors and the general public.* Effectively respond to client/consumer needs and problems, initiate and maintain positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, pages, email and other requests.* Work cooperatively with other community agencies, as appropriate, and in agreement with supervisor. Volunteer to work on Center committees and/or task forces.* Follow MVYSC staff expectations on campus (i.e. dress code, trainings, and protocols).QualificationsProfessional license required: LPC, LCSW, LMFT or comparable license. Skills required in mental health assessment, crisis interventions, culturally competent interventions, cognitive behavioral therapy, and other applicable treatment modalities, as well as understanding of child development, trauma, and abuse/neglect. Knowledge required of stages of change, motivational interviewing, substance abuse, and episodes of care. Ability needed to work independently and as a strong team player, and computer proficiency sufficient to utilize e-mail and electronic charting. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred, as well as training in areas of cultural diversity and gender specific issues.

Keywords: Jefferson Center for Mental Health, Denver , Clinician - Mt. View, Other , Wheat Ridge, Colorado

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