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Available Counseling Job Positions

Please do not call our counseling center! if you meet the qualifications of a counselling job, please email your resume to: terikarjala@creativecounselingcenter.com

6021 S. Syracuse Way Suite 216
Greenwood Village, CO  80111
303.843.6000
www.creativecounselingcenter.com

Currently there are (2) positions open

  • Play Therapist
  • Full Time Counselor

Play Therapist Needed

JOB SUMMARY:
Counsel clients with an emphasis on healing, growth, and enhancing self-worth.  Work with children (ages 2+), adolescents, adults, families, and/or groups to promote optimum mental health and well-being.  Will include, but not be limited to, facilitating all aspects of mental, emotional, and physical health as well as relationship enhancement.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Detailed Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities):
•    Counsel clients (children, adolescents, individuals, and families), individually and/or in group sessions, to assist them in making significant life changes.
•    Modify counseling activities and approaches as needed in order to comply with changes in clients’ status.
•    Implement play therapy or expressive arts modalities to effect change.
•    Maintain accurate records of sessions, emails, and phone calls related to clients’ counseling with family members, medical doctors, police, school representatives, specialists, and other professionals working with the client.
•    Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients’ counseling.
•    Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships.
•    Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for coping with their problems.
•    Collect information about clients through interviews, observations, and assessments.
•    Act as client advocate in order to coordinate services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
•    Develop and implement counseling plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
•    Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans.
•    Evaluate clients’ physical, emotional, and/or mental condition based on review of client information.
•    Meet with families, police, school representatives, psychiatrists, and doctors, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the counseling process.
•    Refer clients or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.
•    Attendance. Committed to being ready and on time for all meetings, sessions, and appointments.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Attend and participate in weekly supervision.
•    Maintain effective communication with direct supervisor.
•    Participate in community and networking events, as needed.
•    Participate in regular monthly staff meetings.
•    Promotes CCC as needed in community functions.
•    Promotes cooperative working relationships and positive team atmosphere.
•    Ability to work some evening and/or weekend hours.
•    Gather information about community mental health needs and resources that could be used in conjunction with counseling.
•    Maintain professional development in the field of counseling by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars, and establishing and maintaining contact with other social service agencies.
•    Maintain registration with Colorado State of Department of Regulatory Agency (DORA) database and maintain licensing requirements.
•    Maintain Professional Liability insurance of $1million/$3million/$1million policy.
•    Other job duties assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or human services related field required; current Colorado license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), which is preferred.
•    Minimum 5 years experience working clinically with individuals with have experienced trauma, multiple issue families, including those with parenting, mental health, and substance abuse issues.
•    Preferred to have training/certifications in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing(EMDR)or Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or other trauma related training.
•    Training in play therapy, art therapy or any other expression arts modality and/or certifications.
•    Knowledge of various methods of psychotherapy and effective implementation of counseling techniques.
•    Must have experience providing crisis intervention as well as individual, children/adolescents, and family therapy; working knowledge of DSM-V required.
•    Must be able to work independently.
•    Strong oral communication and writing skills.
•    Work with diverse populations, comfort with public speaking, able to establish and maintain working relationships with various community providers.
•    Strong organization skills, detail oriented, accurate and timely with assigned tasks.
•    Ability to facilitate effective collaboration and resolve conflict.
•    Ability to see 28 clients/week.

Disclaimer:  This position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  The management may change, subtract, or add activities, duties, or responsibilities to this description at any time.  Other duties may be assigned without a change to this description depending upon business need.

 

 


Full-time Counselor

JOB SUMMARY:
Counsel clients with an emphasis on healing, growth, and enhancing self-worth.  Work with children (ages 2+), adolescents, adults, families, and/or groups to promote optimum mental health and well-being.  Will include, but not be limited to, facilitating all aspects of mental, emotional, and physical health as well as relationship enhancement

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Detailed Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities):
•    Maintain accurate records of sessions, emails, and phone calls related to clients’ counseling with family members, medical doctors, police, school representatives, specialists, and other professionals working with the client.
•    Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients’ counseling.
•    Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships.
•    Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for coping with their problems.
•    Counsel clients, individually and/or in group sessions, to assist them in making significant life changes.
•    Collect information about clients through interviews, observations, and assessments.
•    Act as client advocate in order to coordinate services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
•    Develop and implement counseling plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
•    Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans.
•    Evaluate clients’ physical, emotional, and/or mental condition based on review of client information.
•    Meet with families, police, school representatives, psychiatrists, and doctors, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the counseling process.
•    Refer clients or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.

JOB DESCRIPTION-COUNSELOR:
•    Counsel children, adolescents, individuals, and their family members to assist them in their understanding, coping, and supporting of clients.
•    Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling and clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.
•    Modify counseling activities and approaches as needed in order to comply with changes in clients’ status.
•    Maintain professional development in the field of counseling by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars, and establishing and maintaining contact with other social service agencies.
•    Discuss with individual clients their plans for life after leaving counseling.
•    Gather information about community mental health needs and resources that could be used in conjunction with counseling.
•    Plan and conduct programs to prevent substance abuse or improve community health and counseling services.
•    Run workshops and seminars about mental health issues.
•    Maintain a professional atmosphere in the office free of clutter.
•    Maintain professional appearance with business casual attire.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or human services related field required; current Colorado license as either a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), which is preferred.
•    Minimum 5 years experience working clinically with individuals with have experienced trauma, multiple issue families, including those with parenting, mental health, and substance abuse issues.
•    Preferred to have training/certifications in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing(EMDR)or Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or other trauma related training.
•    Knowledge of various methods of psychotherapy and effective implementation of counseling techniques.
•    Must have experience providing crisis intervention as well as individual, children/adolescents, and family therapy; working knowledge of DSM-V required.
•    Must be able to work independently.
•    Strong oral communication and writing skills.
•    Ability to communicate with sensitivity and work with diverse populations, comfort with public speaking, able to establish and maintain working relationships with various community providers.
•    Strong organization skills, detail oriented, accurate and timely with assigned tasks.
•    Ability to facilitate effective collaboration and resolve conflict.
•    Demonstrated sensitivity to diversity.
•    Plan & implement treatment plan which includes assessment & evaluation profiles, parent education, referral & outside consultation, as needed.
•    Maintain registration with Colorado State of Department of Regulatory Agency (DORA) database and maintain licensing requirements.
•    Maintain Professional Liability insurance of $1million/$3million/$1million policy.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Attend and participate in weekly supervision.
•    Maintain effective communication with direct supervisor.
•    Participate in community organizations, networking events, as needed.
•    Participate in regular bimonthly staff meetings.
•    Promotes CCC as needed in community functions.
•    Promotes cooperative working relationships and positive team atmosphere.
•    Ability to work some evening and/or weekend hours.
•    Ability to see 28 clients/week.
•    Is not in private practice in any other capacity

Disclaimer:  This position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  The management may change, subtract, or add activities, duties, or responsibilities to this description at any time.  Other duties may be assigned without a change to this description depending upon business need.


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