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162 Stewart St., Suite A                                                 2003 Industrial Rd.

Durango, Colorado 81303                                            Cortez, Colorado 81321

PH (970) 247-3261                                                         PH (970) 565-8411

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TITLE: Mental Health Professional - New Wings Program

 

This leadership position is an exciting opportunity to provide direct behavioral health services to students identified for the day treatment program as well as program development and oversight.  The New Wings Day Treatment program is a collaboration of the Department of Human Services, Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District and the SJ BOCES. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s degree in Social Work, Colorado Department of Education License for school social work or eligible for Colorado state licensure within 6 months of hire.
  2. DORA clinical mental health licensure (LPC, LMFT, LCSW)
  3. Licensed ESS Teacher with specific training and experience working with students with Significant Emotional Disabilities.

Must agree to submit to both the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Child Abuse Central Registry background checks as required for security clearance.

 

JOB GOAL: The Program Leader will be responsible for the coordination of services for all students in the New Wings Program to ensure appropriate and quality services are provided.

 

PERFORMANCE QUALITIES:

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

Program Systems

 

Academic/Skill Building

Direct Service/Supervision of Paraprofessionals

Crisis Interventions

Therapeutic Interventions

Documentation

Maintains and documents daily communication with families

Maintains case notes for all therapeutic sessions

Progress monitors for IEP goals

Tracks progress for behavior systems (BIP)

 

Reports to: Behavioral Health Coordinator and ESS Director

 

LENGTH OF WORK YEAR:  205 days

 

Full Benefits as described in salary schedule