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Under general supervision, performs standard level professional work assessing, counseling, monitoring, and providing case management to clients involved in the City and County of Denver's Diversion and/or Criminal Justice Programs.
Conducts an assessment interview using various assessment tools to appraise and interpret a client's risk factors and needs such as alcohol/drug use, anger, depression, suicidal ideation, thought disturbance, criminal behavior/delinquency,employment/educational needs, and relationships with family, friends, or other support systems; evaluates a client's resiliency factors and strengths; and recommends corrective actions, classes, activities, and/or other appropriate services/resources. (10%)
Develops an individual program plan/contract with a client including attending support/prevention groups and/or cognitive/behavioral classes, counseling, employment preparation, participating in community service activities, and/or referring client to community agencies that meet particular individual needs and establishes goals with time lines for completing specific conditions. (10%)
Monitors and verifies clients have completed agreed upon goals/activities, meets with clients, family members/guardians, school staff, and/or other services providers to discuss progress, problems, and solutions, and recommends corrective action for clients in non-compliance. (10%)
Maintains client files and records consistent with departmental policies and local, state, and federal rules and regulations. (10%)
Serves on committees in order to discuss issues and recommend changes to improve services/facilities for youth/clients and coordinates and attends meetings with community based partners/groups, city personnel, and other governmental agencies for the purpose of youth/client prevention efforts. (10%)
Prepares and conducts various cognitive/behavioral classes, facilitates groups, and develops the curriculum for individual groups and classes. (10%)
By position, utilizes methods, techniques, and approaches to the delivery of care that are consistent with the age group, developmental skills, and mental health issues of the client and in conformance with a specific care plan tailored to the unique issues/needs of each client. (10%)
Promotes positive interpersonal (customer) relationships with fellow employees, physicians, patients and visitors. Treats these individuals with courtesy, dignity, empathy and respect; consistently displays courteous and respectful verbal and non-verbal communications. (10%)
Adheres to, complies with and demonstrates support for the mission and values of Denver Health. Supports and adheres to the Denver Health Dozen. (10%)
Ensures confidentiality of patient information by creating and maintaining a secure and trusting environment by not sharing information learned on the job, except when necessary in the performance of the job responsibilities or to improve a patient's care. (5%)
Patient Care Positions - Ensures all duties, responsibilities and competencies are conducted in a manner that is effective and appropriate to patients/clients to whom care/service is being provided; Demonstrates knowledge and applicability of the principles of growth and development over the life span, as well as demonstrating the ability to assess data reflecting the patient's status and interpreting appropriate cultural information of the patient(s) to whom care/ services is being delivered/provided; Employee has completed and met their clinical competency standards. (5%)
High School Diploma or GED Required
One year of experience in performing case management including completing comprehensive needs assessments and developing/implementing case plans Required or
one year of experience in case work and counseling in areas such as Diversion, Probation, alcohol and drug abuse, community based treatment case management, or a closely related area Required or
a combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements. Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to show understanding, courtesy, tact, empathy, and concern, develops and maintains relationships, may deal with people who are difficult, hostile, and/or distressed, relates well to people from varied backgrounds and situations, and is sensitive to individual differences.
Ability to express information to individuals or groups effectively taking into account the audience and nature of the information, makes clear and convincing oral presentations, listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
Ability to identify problems, determines accuracy and relevance information, and uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives and to make recommendations.
Knowledge of interviewing techniques sufficient to be able to elicit information.
Knowledge of the theories and practices of counseling and case management such as Stages of Change and Motivational Interviewing sufficient to be able to perform the duties related to the work assignment.
Knowledge of evidence of inclusion and principles of client confidentiality. Skill in exercising initiative, judgment, creativity, and decision-making sufficient to be able to solve problems and meet client goals and organizational objectives.
Skill in calming and reassuring clients in order to engage them in a therapeutic relationship, the reentry process/services, and in motivating and empowering clients to self-monitor and self-manage.
Skill in demonstrating client advocacy practices and maintaining appropriate personal and professional boundaries with clients.
$22.50 - $32.64 / hr
Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
Immediate retirement plan matching
Professional clinical advancement program
Participation in evidence-based projects
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
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