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CAREERS AT CREATIVE COUNSELING CENTER

COUNSELING JOBS | OPPORTUNITIES TO JOIN OUR TEAM

Creative Counseling Center is always growing! Please take a look at our job descriptions below and if you’re interested in learning more, we would love to hear from you! Our team members are full-time employees, our work environment is highly collaborative, we encourage practitioners to embrace self-care, and we believe work-life balance is paramount to a healthy work environment and delivering the best level of care and support to our clients.

Clinical supervision is provided to unlicensed candidates. If you meet the minimum qualifications for an opportunity below and wish to learn more, please email your resume to info@creativecounselingcenter.com.

Thank you for your interest!

WE ARE HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

Full-Time Trauma Play Therapist

JOB SUMMARY:

Counsel clients, many of whom have experienced trauma, with an emphasis on healing, growth, and enhancing self-worth. Work with children (ideally as young as age 2), adolescents, and perhaps young adults to promote optimum mental health and well-being. Work will include facilitating all aspects of mental, emotional, and physical health as well as relationship enhancement. This position will work in our Greenwood Village office and care will be delivered in-person as well as virtually. If you have the set-up, you are welcome to conduct virtual appointments off-site.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Counsel clients (children age 2+ and adolescents), individually and/or in family sessions, to assist them in making significant life changes.
  • Modify counseling activities and approaches as needed to support changes in client status.
  • Maintain confidentiality relating to client counseling and records.
  • Encourage clients to express emotions using creative methods of play or art to learn what is happening in their lives and help them to develop insight into themselves, their relationships, emotions, and experiences.
  • Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for coping with their struggles and difficulties.
  • Collect information about clients through interviews, observations, and assessments.
  • Act as client advocate to coordinate services or resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Develop and implement counseling plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
  • Collaborate as necessary with staff members to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans.
  • Evaluate client physical, emotional, and/or mental condition based on review of client information.
  • Converse with families, law enforcement, school representatives, psychiatrists, and doctors, and other interested parties as needed to exchange necessary information during the counseling process.
  • Maintain accurate records of sessions, emails, and phone calls related to counseling with client, family members, medical doctors, law enforcement, school representatives, specialists, and other professionals working with the client.
  • Refer clients or family members to community resources and/or specialists as necessary.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend and participate in weekly or bi-weekly supervision.
  • Maintain effective communication with direct supervisor.
  • Participate in weekly clinical and collaborative staff meetings.
  • Represent and promote Creative Counseling Center as needed at community functions.
  • Promote cooperative working relationships and positive team atmosphere.
  • Ability to work evening and/or weekends, enabling us to build your caseload quickly.
  • Gather information about community mental health resources for possible use 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.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or human services related field required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working clinically with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma, multiple-issue families, as well as parenting, mental health, and/or substance abuse issues.
  • Prefer current Colorado Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) however a candidate for licensure is also acceptable.
  • Training and experience in play therapy or art therapy and other expressive arts.
  • Training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or other trauma related training/certification a plus.
  • Crisis intervention experience and individual therapy with diverse populations of children/adolescents is required, while experience with family therapy is a plus.
  • Knowledge of various methods of psychotherapy and effective implementation of counseling techniques.
  • Experience working in community mental health and with Crime Victim Compensation a plus.
  • Working knowledge of DSM-V is required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various community providers.
  • Work independently as well as contribute to a productive and collaborative team environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organization skills, detail-oriented, accurate and timely with assigned tasks and progress notes.
  • Ability to work 35-40 hours/week, with a flexible schedule. Preferably 4 evenings per week or a combination of 3 evenings per week plus weekend hours. You are not required to be in the office when you don’t have in-person client appointments or meetings.

 

To be considered for this position, please email your resume to info@creativecounselingcenter.com

Thank you for your interest!

Full-Time EMDR Trauma Therapist

JOB SUMMARY:

Counsel clients, many of whom have experienced trauma, with an emphasis on healing, growth, and enhancing self-worth. Work with children (ideally as young as age 2 but not required), adolescents, adults, and at times, families to promote optimum mental health and well-being. Work will include facilitating all aspects of mental, emotional, and physical health as well as relationship enhancement. This position will work in our Greenwood Village office and care will be delivered in-person as well as virtually. If you have the set-up, you are welcome to conduct virtual appointments off-site.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Counsel clients (children, adolescents, adults, and possibly families), individually to assist them in making significant life changes.
  • Modify counseling activities and approaches as needed to comply with changes in client status.
  • Maintain accurate records of sessions, emails, and phone calls related to client counseling with family members, medical doctors, police, school representatives, specialists, and other professionals working with the client.
  • Maintain confidentiality relating to client counseling and records.
  • Encourage clients to express emotions 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 to coordinate services or resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Develop and implement counseling plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
  • Collaborate as necessary with 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, law enforcement, school representatives, psychiatrists, and doctors, and other interested parties as needed to exchange necessary information during the counseling process.
  • Refer clients or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend and participate in weekly or bi-weekly supervision.
  • Maintain effective communication with direct supervisor.
  • Participate in weekly clinical and collaborative staff meetings.
  • Represent and promote Creative Counseling Center as needed at community functions.
  • Promote cooperative working relationships and positive team atmosphere.
  • Ability to work evening and/or weekends, enabling us to build your caseload quickly.
  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or human services related field required
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience working clinically with individuals (preferably age 2+) who have experienced trauma, multiple-issue families, including those with parenting, mental health, and substance abuse issues.
  • Prefer current Colorado Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).
  • Training, certification and/or practical experience in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or other trauma related training/certification a plus.
  • Training and practical experience in play therapy or art therapy and other expression arts modality and/or certifications.
  • Knowledge of various methods of psychotherapy and effective implementation of counseling techniques.
  • Experience working in community mental health and with Crime Victim Compensation a plus.
  • Crisis intervention experience and individual therapy with diverse populations of children/adolescents is necessary, while experience with family therapy is a plus.
  • Knowledge of various methods of psychotherapy and effective implementation of counseling techniques.
  • Experience working in community mental health is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of DSM-V is required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various community providers.
  • Work independently as well as contribute to a productive and collaborative team environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organization skills, detail-oriented, accurate and timely with assigned tasks and progress notes.
  • Ability to work 35-40 hours/week, with a flexible schedule. Preferably 4 evenings per week or a combination of 3 evenings per week plus weekend hours. You are not required to be in the office when you don’t have in-person client appointments or meetings.

 

To be considered for this position, please email your resume to info@creativecounselingcenter.com

Thank you for your interest!

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