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Licensed Therapist/Addictions Counselor

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Jefferson Hills Corporation
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Front Range
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Health & Mental Health
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Jefferson Hills is committed to Colorado’s at risk children, youth, and families experiencing mental health, child welfare, and juvenile justice issues. Known for our intensive, staff-secure programs, Jefferson Hills is a leader in working in partnership with the community to meet the needs of these vulnerable populations. We welcome you to learn more about who we are, what we do, and how you can help. Visit us at

The licensed addictions therapist provides direct care to residents in our staff secure residential program (SSR) with diagnoses that include addiction and substance abuse issues.

Areas of Responsibility

• Conducts individual and group therapy with residents in accordance with treatment plans and maintains caseload as assigned by Clinical Manager
• Coordinates with the referring agencies and/or funding source, community contacts, family, legal system, and other professionals involved in the resident’s treatment.
• Maintains timely documentation of progress notes in electronic medical records system, admission paperwork, and monthly reports.
• Complies with managed care standards regarding regular utilization review of all assigned cases in order to meet all licensing requirements for residential treatment of adolescent populations.
• Facilitates transitions to next level of care by working in conjunction with the Case Manager, Transitions Manager, receiving agency, family members, and all other professionals involved in the planned departure from Jefferson Hills.
• Consults with the milieu staff regarding clinical issues by monitoring the delivery of clinical services on the unit, and identifying and assisting in training needs in order to provide clinical direction of the unit.

Skills / Requirements
• Master’s degree in a mental health field.
• Clinical license required with LPC, LCSW, or LMFT designation.
• 2 years’ experience providing clinical treatment to, preferably in a residential setting.
• CAC II, CAC III or LAC designation required
• Computer skills and familiarity with electronic medical records
• Ability and strength to physically perform CPI techniques.

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Jefferson Hills offers a comprehensive, affordable benefits program including health, dental and vision coverage, 403(b) with company match and long and short term disability plans. We seek to provide professional learning and development through ongoing training and a tuition reimbursement program. Jefferson Hills is an equal opportunity employer.

How To Apply

•Please apply by sending your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements with Licensed Therapist/Addictions Counselor noted in the subject line to [email protected]

•Applicants must be 21 years or older.

•Jefferson Hills is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/V/

NOTE: This position works in a licensed, residential child care facility. Drug screen and rigorous background check required for employment.


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