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Behavioral Health Counselor I - Full Operating (FOL) DV certification [1738]

Company: Intervention, Inc.
Location: Longmont
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

The mission of Behavioral Treatment Services is to provide quality treatment services to people in need, and to enhance the health and well-being of our community. Behavioral Treatment Services provides a continuum of specialized adult offender substance abuse and other treatment modalities. Being a part of the BTS team means being a part of the forefront of Colorados behavioral health and criminal justice programs and initiatives. Our goal as an agency is to provide a space toward client healing, to reduce criminal recidivism, assist clients in working towards personal growth, and collaborating with the system and client to work towards mutually agreeable goals.

BTS provides clinical services, court related services, and specialized programs for adults involved in the criminal justice system. BTS provides services at community corrections sites (including residential treatment programs), outpatient locations, jail based, and court liaison programs in 9 counties across Colorado.

In addition to this rewarding, meaningful, and exciting work, we offer:
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
401(k) retirement plan with a generous 100% immediately vested employer match
Paid life insurance
Paid Time Off
10 Paid Holidays per year
A paid wellness hour 1x/week (within 40-hour work week) to promote self-care and wellness-related activities
BTS is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Schedule : Monday - Friday with some evenings 2-3 days a week split between the Boulder and Longmont offices in Boulder County

Overview: Provides evaluations, individual and group interventions, education groups, and follow-up support to clients who have been referred by the court and probation due to the clients involvement with and/or risk of continued use of drugs/alcohol and/or domestic violence, through use of assessments. The Therapist collaborates with clients to develop, implement, and revise individualized service plans, maintain required documentation, and collaborate with treatment team to provide trauma-informed clinical care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Treat all clients with dignity and respect;
Conduct DV evaluations; interviewing Clients for admission; assessing the need for on-going treatment or referral to other agencies;
Conduct individual, group, and family counseling sessions;
Integrate Motivational Enhancement Therapy into all aspects of counseling;
Provide psycho-education classes and other educational presentations on domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental illness;
Communicate with families, probation/parole officers, and community agencies regarding treatment, discharge, and aftercare plans;
Maintain required documentation in all areas
Observe confidentiality requirements
Functions in accordance with the professions Code of Ethics and Facilitys policies and procedures;

Work Traits:
Utilizes referral sources appropriately;
Controls problem situations in a calm and directive manner;
Demonstrates personal & professional growth on an ongoing basis;
Demonstrates competency in accordance with the 12 core counseling functions defined by the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors.

Minimum Qualifications:
Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field and registered with DORA.
DVOMB certification listing as Full Operating (FOL) DV provider for one division population of DV treatment
Familiarity with evidence-based treatment models;
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
Ability to enter data into variety of computer software

Preferred Additional Qualifications:
Additional DVOMB certification listing as Full Operating (FOL) DV provider in multiple population divisions
Experience working in a substance abuse treatment program with a diverse population;
Experience providing substance abuse treatment to adult offenders;
Familiar with evidence-based treatment models;
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus

Screening Requirements

Applicant must pass fingerprinting, criminal background check, drug screen, and child abuse registry check.

Pay: $50,000-$54,500/yr

Some local travel between offices required.
This position will provide domestic violence services at the outpatient setting in the Boulder and Longmont areas. BTS's domestic violence program is new and growing. The position(s) will consist of some day and evening work, conducting DV groups, DV intake evaluations, and individual therapy. There would be opportunity to include other criminogenic-based work (e.g., substance abuse, cognitive or criminal culture, other individual therapy) if applicant is looking for diversity of work. Salary commensurate with experience and licensure/certifications levels.

Click here to learn more about BTS or go to www.btxs.org/employment
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Keywords: Intervention, Inc., Longmont , Behavioral Health Counselor I - Full Operating (FOL) DV certification [1738], Healthcare , Longmont, Colorado

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