Licensed Mental Health Clinician-School Based in Denver, CO at Mental Health Center of Denver

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Location will be at Evie Garrett Dennis Campus (Middle School & High School) - Green Valley Ranch

POSITION SUMMARY: This is a full time, 12 month licensed clinician position located in the school based health center on the Evie Garrett Dennis Campus.  The qualified applicant will have at least 4 years of mental health therapy provision experience with children ages 11 to 18 plus. Bilingual Spanish preferred.

LCSW - $24.86/hr. - $29.81/hr.

LPC/LMFT - $23.49/hr. - $28.17/hr.

Language Differential/Spanish - Additional $2.50/hr.


  • Provide psychological evaluations/problem identification, crisis interventions, and individual, group, and/or family therapy to assigned clients.
  • Provide case management services to clients as needed or assigned. Develop treatment plans; monitor treatment progress and follow-up at disposition times.
  • Assist clients with psychological development, social development, and rehabilitation.
  • Coordinate client's use of other Company programs and outside community resources. Coordinate medication/medicinal needs of clients with psychiatrists, nurses, and other medical sources.
  • Maintain accurate and timely clinical records consistent with Company standards.
  • Participate in team/department meetings, in-services, and supervisory sessions as required.
  • Perform 27-10 (M-1) “mental health hold” evaluations.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Master's Degree in social work, psychology, or similar field. Current license as a LCSW/LPC/LMFT in the State of Colorado.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 4 years of mental health therapy provision experience with children ages 11 to 18 plus.

  • Knowledge of methods of psychotherapy.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately.
  • Familiarity with the DSM V and diagnostic techniques.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work flexible and on-call hours which may be required.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed care principles/practices.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist with program supervision of students/volunteers as determined appropriate.

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: May require occasional evening or weekend hours.