Stephen A. Cohen MiltaryFamily Clinic Family & Child Therapist

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University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic Therapist- Anschutz Medical Campus - Instructor

Make a difference in the lives of veterans in Colorado!

Appointed in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado, this faculty position will provide therapeutic evaluation and treatment of patients with behavioral, emotional and mental disorders at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. We have full-time and part-time positions available.

Position duties include providing clinical care, teaching and supervision of behavioral health trainees, working with interdisciplinary teams to ensure coordinated care, providing case management as needed, and participating in quality improvement initiatives and research projects.

Position Duties

Clinical Care

  • Assess, diagnose and treat behavioral, mental or emotional conditions for families and children.
  • Facilitate group visits.
  • Design and implement health promotion/disease prevention interventions.
  • Provide case management services as needed.

Teaching and Supervision
  • Supervise behavioral health trainees.
  • Support community partnerships by providing educational talks and training sessions.
  • Serve as champion in clinic for evidenced based treatments for families and children

  • Facilitate referrals for more significant mental health conditions and/or when medication is recommended.
  • Participate in quality improvement and practice transformation initiatives, workflow modification, and the identification and deployment of new efficiencies.
  • Provide team-based care with multidisciplinary teams.

  • Maintains eligibility for School of Medicine Faculty.
  • Keeps abreast of the latest developments in the field, both academically and through applied skill.
  • May participate in clinical research projects (but not required to be a clinician-researcher unless pursuing traditional promotion path).
  • Attends and presents at conferences, meetings and trainings in order to maintain certification and enhance professional skills; participates in faculty development activities.
  • Accepts other responsibilities specifically assigned by the Executive Director.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.


  • Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, (or related degree).
  • Current Colorado license or license by hire date.
  • 2+ years' experience providing psychotherapy as an independently licensed clinician.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Clinical skill is required for conducting brief and targeted assessments to provide psychotherapy interventions, health and behavior change, substance use treatment, and triage for appropriate level of care.
  • Demonstrated skill in supervision of clinical staff and trainees.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple tasks.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
  • Capacity for flexibility and adaptability in different work situations.
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations.
  • Experience training and developing staff.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with Veteran and Military communities to include appropriate cultural competence.
  • Experience with integrated team-based care.
  • Expertise in evidence-based psychotherapies for children and families.
  • Experience across a range of modalities including treatments for adults, children, couples, and families.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received byFebruary 28, 2018. Questions should be directed to Gillian Kaag at [email protected] No phone calls please.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Reference Letters (Not Confidential), Unofficial transcript(s)

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11322

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV, Unofficial Transcript(s)
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20148 - SOM-Family Medicine

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 15, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Gillian Kaag

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00742916





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/10/2018
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