Crisis Center

https://www.thecrisiscenter.org/

Therapist (LSW, LPCC, LCSW, LPC, LMFT) Job Description

Northern Douglas County (confidential location)

The Crisis Center is dedicated to ending domestic violence through advocacy, empowerment, violence prevention, and intervention services and education.

Position Summary: Provide direct services to victims of domestic violence to promote prevention of domestic violence. Services include crisis intervention, intake services, individual and group therapy, advocacy, referrals, and follow up. This full-time (40+ hours per week), salaried, exempt position and is supervised by the Clinical Director. The Crisis Center is seeking candidates that have formal training in trauma therapy.

Services are currently being offered using a hybrid model. Staff will provide in office and tele-services to clients; with a required three days a week to work in the office in Northern Douglas County.

Duties and Responsibilities: Although all areas are addressed, duties may be added or deleted as deemed necessary for the proper functioning of the Crisis Center as decided by Clinical Director and Executive Director. All services provided by the Crisis Center are free for clients- no medical or insurance billing requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Provides crisis intervention, determines eligibility for therapeutic services, completes intake, and completes assessments with clients requesting therapeutic services
2. Provides individual and group therapy to adult and child clients in an out-client setting.
May also provide family therapy when appropriate. 65% of a clinician’s hours will be spent providing direct client services (therapy), with some adjustments for the make-up of one’s caseload and/or other assigned duties
3. Provides advocacy and follow up services as liaison between local agencies and clients; adheres to Colorado mandatory reporting laws as it pertains to children, at risk adults
(developmentally or intellectually delayed), and/or elder abuse.
4. Provides clients with information and referrals to other programs and services to address needs
5. Works collaboratively with other team members (legal, community and/or shelter advocates) to meet the needs of clients being served.
6. Responsible for case management, treatment planning, assessing need for further services, and discharge planning.
7. Provides termination and follow up services to clients on an individual basis
8. Maintains complete client files, including standard forms and progress notes in web- based client management system.
9. Completes monthly and quarterly statistical reports.
10. Insures that proper safety precautions and security procedures are followed.
11. Recommends additional program development as needed
12. Supervise clinical interns as needed.
13. Provides training, direction and supervision to direct service volunteers.
14. Attends staff meetings, clinical meetings, and group consultation.

15. Participates in community outreach in effort to build relationships with other agencies or community partners.
16. 40 hours a week required. 3 days in office, 2 remote.

17. Other duties as assigned

Education: Master’s degree in a mental health field, required. Licensed LSW, LPCC, LPC, LCSW or LMFT.

Experience/Requirements:

  • Two years’, post graduate experience, in a human service, preferred
    Registered with Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) as LSW, LCSW, LPC, LCSW or LMFT
  • 2 years crisis intervention, group and individual therapy experience preferred.
    Experience with domestic violence with strong knowledge of trauma informed care and empowerment models.
  • Basic computer skills, with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision and to carry out assignments with limited direction.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team to deliver services.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification, preferred
  • Excellent written, verbal and organization skills.
  • Bi-lingual, Spanish Speaking preferred

Conditions of employment:
Dependable transportation. Must hold a valid Colorado State Driver’s License and provide proof of insurance. This position may require use of personal vehicle to transport clients. Must be considered an approved driver by the Crisis Center, and as directed by agency insurance provider.
Must pass background check, including Colorado Bureau of Investigation (fingerprint),Colorado TRAILS and review of sex offender registries for all states and jurisdictions that one has resided within the last five (5) years.
Employees are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including boosters, and flu unless qualified for exemption for medical or religious reasons.

Salary:
$52,830-$57,510 for unlicensed (LPCC, LSW).
$56,780- $61,460 for licensed (LPC, LCSW, LMFT).
Full-time, salaried, exempt position. Salary differential bilingual Spanish speaking.

BENEFITS

Paid time off (4 weeks accrued in first year)
Eight (8) paid holidays
Three (3) floating holidays
$25,000 Life Insurance, employer paid
Family Leave, Long-term disability, employer paid.
Employee Assistance program
Eligible for medical, dental, vision and other supplemental insurance. Employer pays a portion towards medical insurance. All other insurance premiums are covered by employee.
403 (b) retirement plan, employee contribution only

** Regarding clinical supervision towards licensure, the Crisis Center offers on-site supervision to unlicensed personnel, in the event the Crisis Center has a staff who meet the requirements to provide the necessary supervision. If on-site supervision is not available, the agency is willing to negotiate options for outside supervision.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of this position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by a person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements to the work of the Crisis Center and are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the Crisis Center will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The Crisis Center does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender status, military status, age over 40, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Email Application to: mgagnon@nullthecrisiscenter.org
Application Deadline: June 3, 2024

To apply for this job email your details to mgagnon@thecrisiscenter.org