Instructor Series- Marriage/Family Therapist

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
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Denver, CO

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Marcus Institute for Brain Health

Instructor Series- Marriage/Family Therapist

 

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

 

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

 

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

  • Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
  •  Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
The University of Colorado 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.

The Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) is an interdisciplinary clinical care and research institute for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and associated physical and psychological health conditions such as post-traumatic stress, depression, and anxiety. The MIBH is part of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU AMC) which is the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region and is located in Aurora, Colorado. Aurora is Colorado’s second largest and most diverse city, home to a significant population of refugees.   

The MIBH provides specialized care for people with mild to moderate TBI, who have persistent posttraumatic symptoms, with a primary focus on the provision of subspecialty clinical services for military Veterans of pre- and post-911 era, regardless of discharge status. The MIBH provides comprehensive interdisciplinary intensive outpatient evaluation and treatment integrating novel medical, and complementary-alternative treatment modalities. This position will work entirely within the MIBH but will be assigned to an appropriate academic home department within the CU AMC.

 

MIBH currently seeks a Behavioral Health clinician with a specialty in family systems who will work within an integrated practice unit (IPU) setting. The position will coordinate the family program portion of the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team. S/he will provide family-oriented behavioral health (BH) assessments and interview collaterals as part of the assessment process. S/he will provide family therapy to patients and/or family members and may also be responsible for following individual patients for individual (e.g. non-family focused) therapy. The position must adhere to the State of Colorado Code of Ethics for his/her relevant discipline.  Duties include but are not limited to:

    Coordinating the family portion of the treatment program, including ongoing development in collaboration with the interdisciplinary teamConducting therapy as well as family-oriented therapy as part of an interdisciplinary team treatment approach Conducting family-oriented evaluations and communicating results both to the interdisciplinary team and the patient in a professional mannerConducting individual or group therapy that is individually focused Making recommendations to the interdisciplinary team regarding patients’ physical and psychological needsBuilding relationships with patients that foster early communication of risky situations to allow for preventative interventions over crisis management Working independently and with an interdisciplinary team to implement a treatment plan and adjust it according to clinical needs of the patient Preparing appropriate documentation in a timely manner including: evaluations, progress notes, treatment plans, and chargesAssist in developing program processes, policies and procedures, and best-practices
The clinician must have knowledge of human development and individual and family psychological theory as it relates to traumatic brain injuries, PTS, human behavior, and addiction. They should have an understanding of traumatic brain injuries and their impact on physical and psychological states and relationships, and should possess relationship-building skills across a diverse range of cultural settings. The individual in this position will demonstrate knowledge of and have direct experience in neurotrauma, pain management, sleep health, and rehabilitation services, philosophy, and practice.


Additional skills include:

    Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution
  • Ability to maintain a positive and cooperative attitudeAbility to organize and prioritize with minimal direction and maintain a well-organized work environment Ability to problem-solve, use good judgement, and work with diverse and difficult personalities
  • Ability to search and critically review best evidence to guide clinical decision making and effectively share knowledge with colleagues as well as communicate relevant findings in appropriate language to the general public
  • Ability to set objectives, establish priorities and follow initiatives
  • Ability to work in continually changing conditions Ability to work under moderate to high levels of stress
  • Current knowledge of or willingness to learn about military culture
  • Proficient computer skills including the ability to work with a variety of applications
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at: 

Instructor                           $65,000 - $75,000

Sr. Instructor                     $65,000 - $75,000

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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 checks for all new employees prior to their 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.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. 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 University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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.

 



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

Instructor:

    Master’s Degree in Social Work, Clinical Psychology, or Counseling Education with specialized training in family therapyLicensure in their discipline and ability to obtain Colorado licensure
    3 years direct experience with mild to moderate Traumatic Brain Injuries 3 years direct experience in evidence-supported family therapyDemonstrated ability to work successfully on an interdisciplinary teamAbility and willingness to work non-traditional schedule as program requiresComfort and/or willingness to learn digital/virtual care platforms and telehealth
Senior Instructor:

    Master’s Degree in Social Work, Clinical Psychology, or Counseling Education with specialized training in family therapyLicensure in their discipline and ability to obtain Colorado licensure
    3 years direct experience with mild to moderate Traumatic Brain Injuries 3 years direct experience in evidence-supported family therapyDemonstrated ability to work successfully on an interdisciplinary teamAbility and willingness to work non-traditional schedule as program requiresComfort and/or willingness to learn digital/virtual care platforms and telehealth
 

Preferred Qualifications:

Instructor:

    Doctorate in Social Work or Clinical Psychology5 years direct patient care for individuals with TBI and behavioral health needsExperience working with active-duty service members or VeteransExperience in clinical trauma resolution techniques such as EMDR, PE, CPT, or Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Experience working with individuals with addiction, substance use/abuse, sleep problems and/or chronic painExperience in clinical program development
Senior Instructor:

    Doctorate in Social Work or Clinical Psychology5 years direct patient care for individuals with TBI and behavioral health needsExperience working with active-duty service members or VeteransExperience in clinical trauma resolution techniques such as EMDR, PE, CPT, or Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Experience working with individuals with addiction, substance use/abuse, sleep problems and/or chronic painExperience in clinical program development
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jul 29, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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