Senior Instructor- Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic Therapist
University of Colorado – School of Medicine
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic
Senior Instructor- Therapist
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinics provide confidential therapy services to post-9/11 veterans, family members and loved ones.Our mission is to help veterans and their families through the challenges of transitioning from active military service back to civilian life, and beyond.Our Cohen Military Family Clinics provide specialized therapy for depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other transitional challenges. We also provide marriage counseling, relationship counseling and help with children’s behavioral issues to support the entire military family. The Cohen Clinics provide veterans and their families with high-quality, accessible care, regardless of discharge status or role in service.The Department of Family Medicine provides primary health care, educates medical and psychology students and graduates, conducts research and engages with communities. This 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.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 for the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. This position is located in the Denver Tech Center.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 individuals, couples and families where members are dealing with mood or anxiety issues.
- Facilitate or co-facilitate group visits focusing on these issues or correlates with these issues.
- Design and implement prevention interventions targeting these key mental health areas.
- Provide case management services as needed
- Supervise behavioral health trainees.
- Support community partnerships by providing educational talks and training sessions.
- 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.
- Master’s in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or Nursing (or related degree), Doctoral degree in Psychology or Counseling (PhD or PsyD).
- Current Colorado license or license by hire date.
- 2+ years’ experience providing psychotherapy as an independently licensed clinician.
- Experience working with Veteran and Military communities to include appropriate cultural competence.
- 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 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.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Experience with integrated team-based care.
- Expertise in motivational interviewing, and evidence-based psychotherapies.
- Experience across a range of modalities beyond individual adult treatment to include children, couples, and families.
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Posting Date: Nov 9, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing