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Bilingual Mental Health Clinician - Community Based

Job Description
Tennyson Center For Children
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Denver Metro
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Health & Mental Health
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Provides individual and family therapy and case management, working collaboratively with both internal and external resources in the home, school, community, and within TCC.  Carries a caseload of both English and Spanish speaking cases.  Position requires working ability to speak and understand Spanish language and Latin-American culture.

Areas of Responsibility
  • Participates in the assessment with families, referral sources and Admissions dept.
  • Completes accompanying consent packet and paperwork with Admission’s assistance.
  • Provides family assessment and ongoing family services for primarily in-home sessions at flexible times throughout the workweek, including some evenings
  • Utilizes a family systems approach that is strength-based and time-limited.
  • Provides individual therapy based on assessment and/or request from payor.
  • Coordinates case services with referring agencies, collaborative contacts and school staff.  Works closely with Family Support Specialists to collaborate services with families.
  • Develops quality Service Plans which are community-based, family-focused, and child-centered, and reflect measurable outcomes with a clear permanency plan.
  • Conduct services that are culturally-specific and appropriate for monolingual families; maintain working knowledge of resources for Spanish-speaking families
  • Assists with planning for ongoing services after case termination, contacts with GAL’s and court system where court in involved.
  • Provides timely written reports on each case and participates in treatment planning meetings.
  • Calls Utilization Reviews as necessary while adhering to guidelines of CCH and CCM.
  • Actively attends and participates in supervision meetings, team meetings, and prepares case presentations.
  • Participates in on-going core-competency training to develop increasing levels of expertise and areas of specialization, including family therapy training group.
  • Participates in treatment reviews, medication reviews and educational staffings as needed.
  • Support the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action goals of the Agency to better reflect the population of children and families served by CCH.
  • Participates in pager rotation as scheduled to provide on-call crisis consultation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to implement agency policies, procedures, SPB’s and COA guidelines.
  • Responsible for maintaining up to date applicable personal professional license and/or professional certification.   The employee’s  must ensure that a current and  unexpired professional license or certification be on file at all times with the Human Resources Department.
  • Respect racial, ethnic and cultural differences of all clients and staff.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Master of Social Work or a graduate degree in a related field, DORA registration required.
  • Two years or equivalent post-graduate work experience treating families and children preferred.
  • Family therapy skills and theory base required; inpatient and outpatient therapy experience preferred.
  • Looking for a person with a framework that incorporates a solution focus and is strength-based and formalizes the use of community resources.
  • Fluent in Spanish required.
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate for evenings and/or weekend times when families are available.
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