Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Lafayette, CO, USA Req #1146
Friday, July 9, 2021

Do you have a passion to help others and give back to the community? Do you enjoy working in a laid back environment? Then Imagine! Mental Services is for you! Our fun loving, close-knit team works together to support individuals in Boulder and Broomfield Counties with mental health services. Imagine! offers mental health services to individuals with developmental disabilities through the adult stages of their lives. We believe that inclusion in the community benefits us all and everyone has potential and much to offer. We offer flexible work schedules, continuing education reimbursement, and benefits that will crush the competition. If you are an active LCSW then this is the job for you!! APPLY TODAY!
 

Imagine! is a nonprofit with a goal of helping people aspire to, and achieve, a fulfilling life of new possibilities by providing support services to individuals with developmental and cognitive disabilities. We support Boulder and Broomfield counties.


"Our mission is creating a world of opportunity for all abilities."

This position is a 30 hour/week full time position and is benefit eligible.

Purpose of Position:
 

Provides therapy services to clients with co-occurring neurological disabilities and mental health concerns. Works in close association with an interdisciplinary team to ensure that the goals and objectives of each client are met. Maintains quality of services and ensures services are provided in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.
 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
 

  • Evaluates client’s mental health status based on review of client intake paper work and any existing prior evaluations and testing. Administer intake psychological evaluation to determine current mental health diagnosis.
  • Develops and implements treatment plans based on clinical experience and licensure training.
  • Provides therapy to clients directly to meet current needs based on a treatment plan developed with the client and their team, (if applicable).
  • Be able to work with families and treatment teams as well as provide group therapy when applicable.
  • Provides crisis intervention expertise as necessary.
  • Prepares clients for transition out of therapy.
  • Maintains confidentiality of records relating to client’s treatment.
  • Refers clients, caregivers, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
  • Works with appropriate staff regarding client scheduling, records maintenance and information management.
  • Coordinates and participates in care coordination meetings with multidisciplinary team.
  • Collaborates with other team members to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement programs.
  • Administers quality care in a considerate, respectful manner.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of counseling programs and clients' progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.
  • Remains knowledgeable on all current developments and trends as it relates to mental health therapy.
  • Ensures services are conducted in compliance with all rules and regulations.
  • Prepares and maintains all required treatment records and reports, including initial psychosocial assessments and ongoing visit notes.
  • This position may provide clinical supervision to an unlicensed therapist.


Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:


· Knowledge of the developmental disabilities system in Colorado.
 

· Knowledge of services and supports for the target population, including current issues, trends, and community resources.
 

· Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks/goals for self and others.
 

· Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels.
 

· Effective and creative negotiator and problem solver.
 

· Ability to work effectively with various technology including word processing software, internet based databases, etc.
 

· Possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to meet Imagine! driving requirements.
 

· This position requires regular use of a personal mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet.
 

Training/Education:


· Master’s Degree in social work (MSW) or Master’s Degree in Psychology minimum from an accredited college or university.
 

· Licensed or registered to provide mental health therapy in Colorado, as required by state regulations.
 

Experience:


· Experience with Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other therapies which are effective in supporting individuals with dual diagnosis.
 

Working Environment/Physical Activities

· Effective with shifting roles, responsibilities, and expectations in a changing environment.


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


Imagine! is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect the dignity and diversity of individual work force members. We also recognize the value of diversity in our organizations and wish to employ a workforce that is as diverse as the communities and people we serve. It is our policy to comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).  Unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable laws is strictly prohibited.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $24.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $33.00
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Lafayette, CO, USA