Job Announcement – Behavioral Therapist

The Empowerment Program is seeking a full-time behavioral therapist to provide individual and group counseling to women who are impacted by HIV, involved in the criminal justice system, have life-long histories of trauma, consistently or intermittently using drugs and living with mental illness.

This position is responsible for mental health assessments, development of treatment plans, individual therapy and experience facilitating groups. The position provides services for women living with HIV, substance abuse and/or mental health conditions and may be involved in the criminal justice system. The position works with a team of behavioral health treatment providers, care managers and housing specialists to provide comprehensive services. Must be able to complete paperwork in a timely and efficient manner.

The Empowerment Program has provided health, housing, employment and education services for women involved in the criminal justice system since 1986.   Services are provided in a trauma informed, culturally relevant, harm reduction agency in a respectful and non-judgmental atmosphere with a focus on relational empowerment.

– Masters Degree in a behavioral health field (MSW preferred) – Clinical license needed.
– Must have a CAC III or LAC.
– Experience working with an interdisciplinary team.
– Experience working with African-American, Native American women and Latinas.
– Excellent communication, interpersonal and team building skills.
– Must be comfortable working with women who are actively using drugs, are living with mental illness and may be homeless.


To Apply:  Submit resume and experience by April 15, 2019.  Please, no calls.

Behavioral Therapist
Fax:  303-320-3987

The Empowerment Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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