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Position Title: Clinical Student – Child and Family Juvenile Justice Program 2020-21


Walk-in Center location

4353 E. Colfax Ave.

Denver, CO 80220


Denver Juvenile Probation

303 W. Colfax Ave.

Denver, CO


Brief Program Description:

The MHCD Juvenile Justice Program provides culturally sensitive, trauma informed interventions to youth currently involved in the Juvenile Justice system. We provide enhanced outpatient services to youth with the goal of increasing stabilization and reducing recidivism. We offer one hour per week of therapeutic services at either the office of Juvenile Probation or a community-based setting (i.e. school, home, etc.).

Title and Hours required:

- Juvenile Justice Clinical Student

- A minimum of 10 hours per week (15-20 hours preferred) along with a 9-12 month commitment. The placement follows the academic year and begins in the Fall (August or September).

Minimum Qualifications and # of openings:

-2nd Year Master’s or Doctoral Students in Psychology, Social Work, Family Therapy, or other related human services field with an emphasis on clinical work.

-2 openings

Student Supervisor’s Credential Level:

- 1 Licensed Masters-level professional

- 1 LCSW Program Manager

Duties of Placement and Miscellaneous Information:

Following an initial period of training and shadowing opportunities, the student will ultimately participate in all core clinical services offered through our Juvenile Justice Program. These duties will be tailored to the developmental level and training interests of individual students and may include initial assessment and diagnosis, individual therapy, family therapy, case management, and psychoeducation. The student will participate in a minimum of 1 hour of weekly individual supervision while also having the opportunity to participate in additional small group supervisions, case consultations, internal agency trainings, and team meetings.

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