• Jail Based Clinician

    Job Locations US-CO-Wheat Ridge
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/14/2018 1:31 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Jefferson Center
  • Overview

    Core Responsibilities to include serving as one of Jefferson Centers point of contact for Jefferson County Jail; provide mental health evaluation/assessments; screening referrals; coordination of referrals with criminal justice agencies; providing appropriate trauma-informed assessment/referral services/individual/group therapy; providing agency-specific training as assigned; inter-agency collaboration and program evaluation activities; maintaining data for tracking and reporting purposes.


    • Provide intake/assessment to appropriate referrals
    • Provide in-reach duties as assigned to Jefferson County Jail
    • Provide assessment of all referrals for appropriateness for Jefferson Center services
    • Provide individual, group therapy and Evidence Based Practices as indicated
    • Enter/maintain/update referral log and track program outcomes as assigned
    • Regular communication with partnering agencies to generate referrals and maintain contacts; provide follow up on all referrals in timely manner
    • Timely completion of paperwork/documentation for clinical files
    • Attend regularly scheduled team meetings and supervision
    • Maintain current list of resources for more timely transitions to community
    • Submit 90% of all Progress to Date notes within 3 working days
    • Presentations and public speaking engagements as scheduled
    • Work with Jefferson Center management and development departments to explore and identify future program development for adult offenders with serious mental health needs
    • Exhibit enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility and spirit of cooperation in the work environment
    • Maintain effective interpersonal relations with consumers, peers, supervisors management, visitors and the general public
    • Effectively respond to consumer needs and problems, initiate and maintain positive interactions, timely responses to phone calls, pages, email and all other requests



    Other Duties


    Educate Jefferson Center staff and other key agencies about the programs

    Provide back up for other team members as assigned and deemed appropriate

    Attend mandatory in-services, trainings, staffings and consultations as scheduled

    Participate in supervision by coming prepared with an agenda. Report high risk and problem cases, utilize a problem-solving approach as well as feedback


    • Masters’ Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology/Forensics or related field with two (2) years related experience or training OR Licensure and one (1) year of experience
    • Bi-lingual preferred but not required
    • Strong Excel, Word, & Email experience required


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