Centennial Mental Health Center Mental Health Professional II or III in Burlington, Colorado

POSITION SUMMARYProvides direct mental health clinical treatment to a variety of individualswhich may include children/adolescents, adults and geriatric.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1. Provides evaluation/problem identification, crisis interventions andindividual and/or group therapy to assigned consumers.2. Develops treatment plans; monitors treatment progress, and follows-upat disposition times.3. Works with psychiatrist when consumer is in need of medications.4. Coordinates consumer's use of other Center programs and outsidecommunity resources.5. Provides services (including intensive services for individuals andfamilies) in a variety of settings including office, consumer homes,hospitals, law enforcement facilities, etc.6. Serves on emergency rotation schedule to provide 24 hour on-call,responding to and providing service to emergent situations.7. Maintains accurate and timely clinical records consistent with Centerstandards.8. Participates in meetings, in-services and supervisory sessions as required.9. Performs other job duties as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTSEDUCATIONMaster's Degree in psychology, social work, or other human services field.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSLicensed or licensable in the State of Colorado as a Mental HealthProfessional or as a Marriage and Family Therapist. MHP III Requireslicensure.ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLSKnowledge of methods of psychotherapy. Knowledge of community resources.Ability to serve wide range of consumers, including culturally diversepopulations. Knowledge of cultural issues that may have a bearing on serviceprovision. Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately.Familiar with the DSM-IV and diagnostic techniques. Effective written andverbal communication skills. Computer literacy to include basic skills ine-mail communication and word processing. Ability to work flexible andon-call hours, which may be required. Ability to travel within theCenter's service area or to other locations as needed.