Job: Licensed Therapist - Regina Caeli Clinical Services (Northern CO)

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Job Description

Catholic Charities is seeking a Licensed Therapist to join Regina Caeli Clinical Services.  This position will cover the Northern Colorado territory of Loveland, Greeley, and Ft. Collins, CO.

SUMMARY

This position provides professional counseling, clinical assessment/problem identification, treatment planning, case management and crisis intervention to adults, adolescents and children, couples and families according to program standards and procedures and consistent with Catholic teachings.

Regina Caeli Clinical Services (RCCS) is a comprehensive, Catholic Community-based psychological service ministry. The name “Regina Caeli” refers to Our Mother Mary, Queen of Heaven (in Latin, Regina Caeli). We offer counseling and mental health services that are faithful to the Church, and help to restore and strengthen the family and parish communities. RCCS was created to serve individuals, parishes, and Catholic Schools residing within the Archdiocese of Denver, Colorado. Although services are available to anyone regardless of religious affiliation, RCCS therapists may incorporate and will follow Catholic doctrine and Catholic moral teaching in their practice.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Obtains information about clients through use of interview, case history, psychological tests and observational techniques.
  • Evaluates data to identify causes of problem of clients and to determine advisability of counseling or referral to other specialists or institutions.
  • Conducts counseling or therapeutic treatments, in either individual or group sessions as appropriate, to assist clients in gaining insight into personal problems, define goals, and plan actions reflecting interests, abilities, and needs and to discuss progress towards achieving goals.
  • Follows up results of counseling to determine reliability and validity of treatment used.
  • Engages in research to develop and improve diagnostic and counseling techniques.
  • Selects, administers and interprets various tests such as psychological tests, personality inventories, and intelligence quotient tests, to identify behavioral or personality traits and intelligence levels, and records results.
  • Reviews results of tests to evaluate client needs.
  • Consults with medical doctor or other specialists concerning treatment plan and amends plan as directed.
  • Refers client to supportive services to supplement treatment and counseling.
  • Completes necessary administrative duties (paperwork, etc.) timely and accurately.
  • Acts as an advocate for clients and/or client systems when appropriate.
  • Performs appropriate case management based upon accepted standards and program policies.
  • Documents client contacts and progress in accordance with accepted charting standards.
  • Consults with groups and individuals when needed.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with referral sources and community agents.
  • Participates in clinical and agency supervision, consultation and staff training as required.
  • Provides education, training and/or planning in mental health human service issues as appropriate.
  • Supports, promotes and adheres to Catholic Charities’ vision, mission, values and Code of Ethics.
  • Reflects Catholic Charities’ commitment to treating all persons with dignity and respect.
  • Uses creativity and innovation in program development and service delivery.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client and agency information.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts research in treatment and test validation.
  • Develops evaluative studies of therapy and therapy outcome.
  • Participates in on-call rotation for the Division.
  • Participates in Division and agency events/initiatives.
  • Good steward of Agency human, financial and capital resources
  • Participates effectively as a team member through communication, cooperation, information sharing and problem solving.
  • Participates in staff trainings and programs as required.
  • Any other tasks or duties as assigned.                                                                                                     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrates strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to understand and convey to others the values and social teachings of the Catholic Church as they relate to the individual’s treatment.
  • Ability to establish rapport with clients
  • Ability to work effectively within the framework of Catholic teachings.
  • Flexible and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Requires knowledge of computers to input data, write communications and generate reports
  • Demonstrate skills and sensitivity to the cultural/linguistic differences of staff, clients and community.
  • Knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and the appropriate techniques and practices for the client population.
  • Ability to interact effectively as a team member and independently with Agency staff and with a diverse client base.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Master's degree (MA/MS) or equivalent from accredited university; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Licensure in social work, marriage and family therapy, professional counseling, or psychology is required.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance required.

Important Notes

This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week.

This position is based out of Northern Colorado including Loveland, Greeley, and Ft. Collins.

Must be a Licensed Therapist with experience counseling children, adolescents, adults, and/or couples.

Experience counseling in a school setting is helpful.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) is helpful.

We conduct background checks as part of our hiring process.

Pre-employment drug screen required.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Catholic Charities makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any physical or mental disability of someone otherwise qualified, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects application procedures, hiring, advancement, transfers, reductions in force, discharge, compensation, training, or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

 

 

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