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Fax to 970-252-3208 or
Mail to 2130 E. Main Street, Montrose, CO 81401.
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The Center for Mental Health is seeking a Spanish language interpreter to work on an as-needed basis. Responsible for face-to-face interpretation between Spanish-speaking clients and clinical staff for psychiatric and therapeutic appointments and to help schedule appointments. Hours per week will vary based on client need.
The Early Childhood Specialist will provide evidence-based mental health consultation to parents and educators in order to build the capacity of the adult(s) to support the social-emotional development of children ages 0-8 in early care and learning settings such as family care homes, preschool, and kindergarten.
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To provide same-day initial assessments and at times initial screenings for all clients requesting services from the Center. This includes receiving calls from clients and community agencies, as well as walk-in clients, assessment of needs, and referral to either Center services or alternate community resources. A goal of the position is to provide initial assessment services to the clients as quickly as possible to the extent the client’s immediate needs are met, and/or determine and recommend other or additional services, either in the community or with the Center.
Assists in follow-up for clients who have recently received emergency services; provides interim services between discharge and intake; provides daytime backup to on-call emergency clinicians; responsible to provide discharge planning for all hospitalized clients from the Center’s catchment area.
Utilizes a variety of person centered, culturally sensitive treatment approaches to work with a diverse primary care population. Service goals include: providing effective behavioral health therapy to clients to improve their functioning and to prevent a higher level of care; group and family therapy, social emotional group activities, skills groups, behavioral supports for health conditions, crisis management, behavioral health case management, care coordination, and consultation.
Works directly with law enforcement agencies to perform clinical functions. Responds to 911 calls in the community to conduct a crisis assessment, intervene, and disposition calls in the least restrictive setting.
Provides life skills groups, referral and linkages to inmates at the Montrose and Delta jails. Collaborates with clinical and psychiatric staff and with community agencies. Assists inmates in successfully transitioning to communities.
To utilize a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients with substance use disorder issues. This may include services provided in the jail, DUI classes, Drug Court, and other community/grant projects.
Responsible for providing emergency services response to the Gunnison County area on call as needed. Responsible for responding to client requests for services within the Emergency Access guidelines.
Responsible for providing emergency services response to the San Miguel County area on call as needed. Responsible for responding to client requests for services within the Emergency Access guidelines.
To utilize a variety of treatment, educational, and evaluative approaches to work with a diverse population of clients with substance use disorder issues. This may include services in the jail, DUI classes, Drug Court, and other community/grant projects.
The Center is dedicated to offering employees an exceptional work environment, and offers competitive salary and benefits.
The Center is an approved site for student loan repayment assistance with the Colorado Health Services Corps and the National Health Services Corps.
Our Leadership Team
Our staff work in a culture of wellness where we intentionally bring out the best in ourselves and others by:
» Seeing everyone’s strengths
» Supporting and encouraging one another
» Celebrating staff, accomplishments and diversity
» Respecting ourselves and others
» Listening to each other
» Creating an environment of healthy and positive relationships and community partnerships
» Believing everyone wants to be great
» Being passionate about our mission and having fun in the process
» Clinical and professional training
» Licensure supervision
» Management training
» Growth opportunities
» Medical insurance (starting at 30 hours per week)
» Life/ADD (starting at 30 hours per week)
» Paid vacation and holidays (prorated starting at 20 hours per week)
» Smoke free environment (all employees)
» 401(k) retirement match (all employees)
» EAP (all employees)
» Wellness Program (all employees)
» **Moving Expense Reimbursement of up to $2,000**
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