Program: The Adult Recovery Program provides behavioral services to a wide variety of consumers who are focused on recovering from the challenges of mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Consumers referred to this team are supported in establishing life goals and maintaining control over their lives.
Position Summary: Provides on-going assessment, crisis intervention, individual, family, and group therapy and case management services. Develops strength-based service plans, monitors treatment progress, documents interactions and maintains electronic clinical records and other reporting data for individuals with primarily substance use disorders. Coordinates with internal as well as external supportive services to deliver needed services to clients. Collaborates with clinical supervisor, other team members and psychiatrist regarding treatment.
- Master’s degree in clinical social work from an accredited college or university
- LCSW required
- Experience in coordinating behavioral health intervention plans and services with other agencies
- Ability to become credentialed with various health insurance companies
- CAC II or CAC competency preferred
- Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) desired
- 2 years’ experience required.
- Experience working with individuals with substance use disorder challenges highly desired.
- Experience in coordinating behavioral health intervention plans and services with other agencies preferred.
- Mild to severe mental health and/or substance use disorders/disabilities and the recovery process.
- Professional and ethical guidelines as outlined by the State of Colorado.
- Basic and routine computer keyboarding, programs and software.
- Basic, routine, and advanced records maintenance and filing practices.
- Basic, routine, and advanced office management practices and operating procedures.
- Workplace policies and professionalism.
- Organizational structure, workflow and operating procedures.
- Effective de-escalation techniques.
Skills, and Abilities:
- Identify and support appropriate diagnostic assessment using current diagnostic system.
- Coordinate mental and/or behavioral health intervention plans and services with other agencies.
- Plan and use effective interventions with clients. Appropriately assess the need for law enforcement involvement.
- Provide treatment and case management in routine and crisis situations.
- Plan, organize, time manage and prioritize multiple tasks and assignments. Use effective follow through. Endure periods of heavy workload.
- Visually assess responses to mental illness or reaction to substance abuse medications.
- Read, analyze, and interpret related professional periodicals, journals, technical procedures or government regulations.
- Apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
- Communicate effectively and positively, both orally and in writing with a wide range of individuals and constituencies, including when under emotionally charged and stressful situations.
- Work with diverse populations and be culturally sensitive.
- Maintain confidentiality.
North Range Behavioral Health promotes a philosophy of giving… to the community, to our customers, and to each other. If you're driven to help others, have high standards and a desire to work in a collaborative environment, we hope you'll consider a career at North Range Behavioral Health. Visit us at http://www.northrange.org/employment/careers/ to learn more.
North Range Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.