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.

Responsibilities:
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.

Qualifications:
– Masters Degree in a behavioral health field (MSW preferred) – Clinical license needed.
– CAC III or LAC a plus.
– 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
barb-bendz@empowermentprogram.org
Fax:  303-320-3987

www.empowermentprogram.org

The Empowerment Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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