• Veteran and Military Family Clinician

    Job Locations US-CO-Wheat Ridge
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/24/2018 1:07 PM)
    Job ID
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    Jefferson Center
  • Overview



    Outreach to the military community to identify the mental health needs of veterans and their families. Carry a clinical caseload of veteran and military family clients.Build relationships and partnerships within the military community that are beneficial to the program. Experience working independently in the community, providing education and training to diverse groups. 


    Coordinate and manage essential Colorado Gun Shop Project grant duties and reporting requirements.  The project fosters working relationships between the local suicide prevention community and firearm retailers, gun ranges, and firearm safety course instructors to create a suicide prevention and firearm safety network in the region. 


    • Provides individual and group trauma treatment to adults, children, youth, and families.
    • Experience with TF-CBT, CPT, EMDR is preferred but not required.
    • Consistently utilizes PCOMS and trauma assessments.
    • Conducts community assessment of veterans and military families to determine their mental health needs, as well as access existing resources in the community.
    • Builds and fosters community relationships with the military community to include active duty, National Guard and Reserves; Veteran Service Organizations, family readiness groups, chaplains, Tri-Care primary care medical providers, higher education veteran organizations, Red Rocks Community College, local police jurisdictions, Yellow Ribbon event coordinators and community veteran focused organizations. 
    • Conducts outreach and education to the military community, general community, and Jefferson Center staff regarding Veteran Services and mental health issues.
    • Satisfactorily complete grant activities and reporting requirements prior to identified deadlines. 
    • Works cooperatively with other community agencies, as appropriate, and in agreement with supervisor.  Volunteers to work on Center committees and/or task forces.
    • May participate as an expert in the Trauma Informed Care and Zero Suicide Core Implementation Teams.
    • Exhibits leadership, enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility and the spirit of cooperation in the work environment.
    • Attends mandatory in-services, compliance with individualized training plan.
    • Participates in supervision by coming prepared with an agenda.  Reports high risk/problem cases, and utilizes a problem solving approach as well as feedback.  Attends supervision at times and intervals agreed upon with supervisor.
    • Maintains effective and trauma-informed interpersonal relations with consumers, peers, subordinates, upper management, visitors and the general public.
    • Effectively responds to client needs and problems, initiates and maintains positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, email and other requests.
    • Ensures that fee collections meet the team goal as determined by Network Director.



    Other Duties:

    • As assigned. 


    Note:  Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.


    • Master’s degree and license in mental health preferred, program management or related field. Experience working with in the field of mental health.  
    • LCSW, LPC, LMFT or comparable license plus two or more years related experience and/or training in trauma informed clinical practices. 
    • CAC preferred.
    • Prior military service is strongly preferred, or in-depth knowledge of military culture.
    • Strong writing, editing and verbal communication skills, as well as strong public speaking skills
    • Excellent customer service skills needed in interactions with the military community and within the organization of Jefferson Center
    • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, manage workflow, and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work both independently, and as part of a team
    • Positive attitude, enthusiasm for the work
    • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Power point

    • Experience in trauma treatment including evidence-based practices such as TF-CBT, CPT, EMDR and other trauma specific modalities are a plus. 

    • Familiar with crisis intervention and suicide prevention care. 




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