To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and completed job application to
careers@centermh.org

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Fax to 970-252-3208 or
Mail to 2130 E. Main Street, Montrose, CO 81401.

Open Positions

Montrose County

Early Childhood Specialist 

(2 positions available)

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.

  •  Full Time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions with an emphasis on children’s mental health
  • Two years post-graduate experience providing services to children ages 0-8 preferred
  • Infant Mental Health Endorsement preferred
  • Training in conducting mental health status assessments to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Experience with providing child therapy, in family advocacy, and in psycho education and psychosocial trainings
  • Starting salary: $41,000 commensurate with licensure and relevant experience

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Emergency Services Clinician 

The Emergency Services Clinician is responsible for providing 24-hour emergency services response to assigned areas within the Center’s catchment area. Responsible for responding to client requests for services within the Emergency Access guidelines.

  • Provides 24-hour emergency on-call services on a rotating basis with other members of the team
  • Provides crisis intervention, evaluation, and case management services to clients accessing the emergency services system in the office and within the community
  • Full Time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions with an emphasis on children’s mental health
  • Training in conducting mental health status examinations to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Minimum 2 years emergency and/or crisis intervention experience
  • Starting salary: $41,000 commensurate with licensure and relevant experience

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Integrated Therapist – PIC Place

(2 positions available)

Utilizes a variety of treatment approaches to work with a diverse client population. Service goals including, but not limited to, providing prevention, early intervention and treatment services to persons referred by staff of the PIC Place, as well as group and family therapy, social and emotional group activities, skills groups, behavioral supports, crisis management, care coordination and consultation. Will also link clients to other services and agencies in the community.

  •  Full Time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions
  • Fluency in English and Spanish preferred
  • Experience in an integrated setting preferred
  • Colorado state professional license or license eligible
  • Starting salary: $41,000 commensurate with licensure and relevant experience

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**NEW**

Outpatient Therapist

Utilizes a variety of person centered, culturally sensitive treatment approaches to work with a diverse client population. Service goals include: providing effective behavioral health therapy to clients to improve their functioning and to prevent a higher level of care; linking clients to other services and agencies; and improving the coping skills of individuals and families. May be assigned to give greater concentration to one or more of the Center’s priority populations and/or services. 

  • Full Time
  • Master’s degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • One year post graduate experience preferred
  • Colorado state license or license eligible
  • Staring Salary: $41,000; commensurate with licensure, certification and relevant experience

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DHHS Family Integrated Therapist

Responsible for working collaboratively with Montrose DHHS caseworkers in providing home and community based comprehensive, flexible, and individualized services, including co-occurring, to children, adolescents, and their families.

  • Full time
  • Master’s degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Colorado state license or license eligible preferred
  • Starting Salary: $41,000; commensurate with licensure, certification and relevant experience

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Delta County

Substance Use Disorder Therapist

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 jail based behavioral services, DUI classes, Drug Court, and other community/grant projects.

  • Full time
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree AND CAC II certification required; OR
  • Master’s degree preferred with or without CAC II
  • 1 year post graduate experience preferred
  • Starting Salary: $37,000; commensurate with licensure, certification and relevant experience

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Integrated Care Therapist – School Based Health Clinic

Utilizes a variety of treatment approaches to work with a diverse student population. Services to include, but are not limited to, individual, group, and family therapy, social emotional group activities, skills groups, behavioral supports, crisis management, care coordination and consultation.

  • Full time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred; English required
  • Experience in a school based program preferred
  • Training in conducting diagnostic evaluation to establish differential diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Colorado state license or license eligible
  • Starting Salary: $41,000; commensurate with licensure, certification and relevant experience

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**NEW**

Outpatient Therapist

Utilizes a variety of person centered, culturally sensitive treatment approaches to work with a diverse client population. Service goals include: providing effective behavioral health therapy to clients to improve their functioning and to prevent a higher level of care; linking clients to other services and agencies; and improving the coping skills of individuals and families. May be assigned to give greater concentration to one or more of the Center’s priority populations and/or services. 

  • Full Time
  • Master’s degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • One year post graduate experience preferred
  • Colorado state license or license eligible – LCSW preferred
  • Staring Salary: $41,000; commensurate with licensure, certification and relevant experience

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Gunnison County

Substance Use Disorder/JBBS Therapist

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 jail based behavioral services, DUI classes, Drug Court, and other community/grant projects.

  • Full time
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree AND CAC II certification required; OR
  • Master’s degree preferred with or without CAC II
  • 1 year post graduate experience preferred
  • Starting Salary: $37,000; commensurate with licensure, certification and relevant experience

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Emergency Services/Outpatient Therapist

Responsible for providing emergency services to the Gunnison County area. Responsible for responding to client requests for services within the Emergency Access guidelines.

  • Provides emergency services on-call Monday through Friday
  • Full time
  • Master’s level degree in one of the recognized mental health professions required
  • Preferred minimum 2 years of mental health counseling and/or emergency and/or crisis intervention experience
  • Starting Salary: $41,000 commensurate with licensure, certification and relevant experience

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Emergency Services Peer Specialist

The Peer Specialist is a person with lived mental health experience who uses their recovery experiences as a means to help others diagnosed with a mental illness to find their own recovery process. The Peer Specialist is part of a multi=disciplinary team that participates in the planning and organizing of individual and group activities that promotes a range of self-help skills.

  • Full time
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of Peer Specialist training and Peer Specialist Internship Program or willing to obtain this training
  • Experience working with consumers and/or family members of a consumer of mental health services a plus
  • Experience as a family advocate a plus
  • Starting Salary: $25,000 commensurate with certification and relevant experience

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In 2015, The Center for Mental Health was recognized by Health Links as a Certified Healthy Business Leader. To become certified, the Center had to demonstrate that we met evidence-based benchmarks in leadership commitment, employee involvement and basic resources dedicated to running worksite wellness and safety activities.

Why We’re Awesome

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

CULTURE OF WELLNESS

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

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

» Clinical and professional training
» Licensure supervision
» Management training
» Growth opportunities

BENEFITS INCLUDE: 

» 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**