WellPower 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.
WellPower 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.
This is an outpatient clinic offering a hybrid of in person and telehealth services including clinical assessments and mental health treatment primarily for children/youth 6 to 18 years old, their families and caregivers on a weekly basis. The team provides family, individual, and group therapy. Team culture includes a collaborative and supportive learning environment for clinicians seeking to provide services to underserved communities. The team has a commitment to addressing cultural and implicit biases to improve the quality of services. Clinical experience and credentialing in substance use, play therapy, DBT, EMDR, art therapies and animal assistance models are encouraged. Substance use credentialing has a pay differential.
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Pay Range & Benefits:
Mental Health Therapist II - $27.08/hr
LPC/LCSW/LMFT - $30.91/hr - $31.41/hr
Spanish Language Differential - $2.50/hr
WellPower is committed to fair and equitable hiring with salaries based on relevant factors, such as work experience, education, and certification/licensure (rather than wage history). Toward the principle of equal pay for equal work, we post and hire within defined hiring salary ranges. We ask all applicants to carefully review the hiring salary range for each posted job opportunity, as we will not hire outside the predetermined range.
All full-time, benefits eligible employees will be eligible for WellPower’s benefits plan. For a full description of benefit offerings, please visit: https://WellPower.org/workplace-of-choice/.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Provide diagnostic evaluations, crisis interventions, individual, family, and group therapy for a caseload of individuals and families receiving weekly therapy.
- Provide case management and coordination services to consumers as needed or make appropriate referrals to ensure basic needs are met both to internal and external resources
- Develop treatment plans; monitor treatment progress and follow-up at disposition times.
- Collaborate with youth and families on safety assessments and safety planning.
- Assist youth and families with social/emotional/psychological development and problematic behaviors that cause difficulties with school, home or community.
- Assess level of care and acuity to identify most appropriate and least restrictive level of care.
- Collaborate with psychiatrists, nurses, service coordinators and other professionals within the Child and Family department and the larger organization.
- Maintain accurate and timely clinical records consistent with Medicaid and organizational standards.
- Weekly team meetings required. Individual supervision up to weekly and at minimum 2x monthly. Group supervision up to 2x monthly. Licensure supervision available for all credentials (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, & LP).
- Maintain a trauma informed and culturally sensitive environment of wellbeing.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- For licensed individuals: Clinical supervision experience is available with this position by supporting a student internship placement or providing supervision hours for unlicensed staff.
Master's Degree in social work, psychology, or similar field.
May have a current license as a LCSW/LPC/LMFT in the State of Colorado but not required.
EXPERIENCE: At least one year experience with child, adolescent or family mental health or human services preferred.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
- Knowledge or ability to learn and practice trauma informed principles and practices.
- Knowledge or ability to learn and practice culturally sensitive care and services.
- Knowledge of or ability to learn methods of psychotherapy with a systems approach.
- Knowledge of or ability to learn community resources.
- Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately.
- Familiarity with DSM V and diagnostic techniques required, specifically with regards to children and youth is preferred.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work at least 1 late evening a week. No on call work required.
- Ability to manage a caseload and work independently, flexibly, and quickly adapt to changing situations with supervisory support available as needed.
- Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials and articulate goals and action plans for professional development.
- Desire to improve the equity of services, address cultural and implicit biases within the mental health system, team and engage in conversations to improve the quality of services is strongly preferred.
- Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency required. Other Bilingual skills also encouraged to apply.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: For licensed individuals: Clinical supervision experience is available with this position by supporting a student internship placement or providing supervision hours for unlicensed staff for a qualified individual. Supervisors must have the ability to ensure the student or staff is able to complete the essential job functions and help develop their skills and competencies as listed above.
TYPICAL MENTAL DEMANDS: Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials and articulate goals and action plans. Must be open and able to develop self-care practices and work to address clinician experiences of vicarious trauma does occur within the team to support longevity in this field.
WORKING CONDITIONS: May require working until 6 or 7 pm some days of the week. May require some local travel to various WellPower locations. On-site location for this position is at 1405 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204. Hybrid of in-person and telehealth.
Why else might you want to consider working at WellPower?
- Named Top Workplace - we have been named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post for ten consecutive years
- Champion Social Justice Causes - we are committed to ending anti-Black racism in our community
- 9 Paid Holidays – including Juneteenth, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and more
- Robust Benefits Package – our benefits start at 30 hours per week and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, and a retirement match
- Employee Resource Groups – our ERG’s offer a chance to connect, address workplace challenges and get support from individuals who share similar characteristics or life experiences
- Gainsharing – we offer a bonus to employees if the organization meets certain requirements for the year
- $52,000/year minimum wage for all employees – we believe that our employees should earn a livable wage conducive to the cost of living in Denver, Colorado
- Free Licensure Supervision – for LCSWs/LPCs/LMFTs
- Sports Leagues – we offer a variety of activities for our employees, including bowling, dragon boat racing, volleyball leagues, and more
Tuberculosis (TB) screening, testing - TB screening and testing, is required and must be completed prior to hire (i.e., preplacement), and maintained during employment.