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Child & Family Licensed Clinician (LCSW, LMFT, LPC) - Bilingual Spanish Preferred

at The Mental Health Center of Denver

Posted: 11/27/2020
Job Reference #: 4129898003

Job Description

EMPLOYMENT VALUE PROPOSITION: Mental Health Center of Denver provides you with the support you need to help you develop a career in helping others succeed. We innovate, adapt, and leverage the diverse perspectives of the people on our team and the people we serve in everything we do.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVENESS: The Mental Health Center of Denver values and is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to ending bias and discrimination in our community and ensuring equity within all aspects of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, transfer, or promotion opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Learn what it is like to work at the Mental Health Center of Denver:


LCSW - $26.02/hr - $31.20/hr

LPC/LMFT - $25.13/hr - $30.13/hr

Spanish differential - $2.50/hr

POSITION SUMMARY: Actively support and coordinate Children and Youth Mental Health Treatment Act (CYMHTA) referrals, hospital discharge intakes and triage C&F Access incoming phone calls. This position will also work closely with the School-Based team to pilot a project geared toward better engaging DPS students in mental health treatment services at MHCD. The pilot will include building relationships with the School-Based team and DPS schools, and responding to a school-based referral line. Participate on a multi-disciplinary child and family team that provides comprehensive services for children, adolescents and their families. The approach of the team is characterized by being strengths-based, family-centered, culturally competent and community responsive.


  1. Manage and triage C&F Access incoming phone calls.
  2. Build and maintain relationships with the School-Based team and DPS schools to increase referrals.
  3. Answer a School-Based referral line.
  4. Conduct face to face behavioral health assessments in the community or in the office for hospital discharge referrals to MHCD.
  5. Collaborate with family, professionals and other external providers regarding hospital discharge intakes.
  6. Conduct general intake assessments for Child and Family Outpatient services.
  7. Provide a clinical assessment/intake for new CYMHTA referrals and follow State protocol.
  8. Maintain accurate and timely clinical documentation consistent with agency standards.
  9. Participate in team meetings, trainings and supervisory sessions as required.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Masters Degree in psychology, social work, or other related human service degree. Licensure required (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, or Licensed Psychologist)

EXPERIENCE: At least two years of experience in mental health or human services field. Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency highly preferred.


· Ability to join with and implement a strengths-based approach to children, families and adults.

· Knowledge of community and available resources.

· Familiarity with crisis intervention techniques and psychotherapy.

· Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred.

· Flexibility.

· Self-directed individual, but team player.

· Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices.


MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Maintain flexible schedule. Frequent evening and weekend responsibilities.

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