Behavioral Health Clinician (unlicensed)

Special Kids Special Families
1915 Aerotech Drive Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
The Behavioral Health Clinician is responsible for providing medically necessary services to individuals across the lifespan. Responsibilities include but are not limited to completing clinical assessments, providing individual, family, group therapy, supervised visitations, case management, life skills and other services that enhance the overall well-being of the individual. In addition, this position will support the Child Placement Agency program as needed. This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Assistant Executive Director at Special Kids Special Families (a local 501c3 non profit organization located in Colorado Springs, CO).
• Completes clinical assessments.
• Provides counseling, therapy and/or psychotherapy to clients and families as appropriate; prepares treatment plans, discharge plans, and follow-up care programs, provides therapeutic crisis intervention and emergency services as required.
• Provides care to clients in a manner that promotes safety, comfort, and the therapeutic environment.
• Maintains confidentiality of consumer records.
• Provides case management services as needed.
• Documents intervention and program activity according to policies and procedures.
• Attends in-service education and training opportunities, meetings, supervisory sessions and special events.
• Maintains accurate and timely clinical records consistent with company standards (progress notes are entered within one day of providing the service).
• Consults with other therapists and supervisor as appropriate, in the performance of therapy and/or casework; refers clients to appropriate service agencies as required.
• Projects a positive image to other agencies and general public.
• Promotes cooperative working relationships and positive team atmosphere.
Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
• Master's degree in counseling, social work, or related behavioral health field (M.A., M.S., MSW, MFT)
• Two years of experience working in a behavioral health setting, preferred
• Experience working in a Child Placement Agency preferred or Child Welfare Agency
• Flexible schedule
• Strong communication skills required
• Experience in handling mental health crises
• Ability to work under high-stress situations
• Comfortable working with clients who have developmental and intellectual disabilities
• Proficient computer skills
• Ability to use an electronic health record to document clinical work
• Exhibits significant reliable habits, including timeliness and organizational skills
• Valid Driver’s License, current automobile insurance, and good driving record per SKSF standards
Special Kids Special Families
Nick Angiocchi
1915 Aerotech Drive Suite 100
Colorado Springs CO 80916
United States
Special Kids Special Families Nick Angiocchi