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25 Apr 2022

Full-Time Community Based Care Manager

Judi’s House – Posted by Judis House Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description


The Community Based Care Manager works closely with the Chief Clinical Officer to oversee and manage all aspects of Judi’s House’s community-based training and direct services programming, primarily in schools. The manager represents the organization as the primary contact with K-12 schools and community organizations interested in advancing grief sensitivity in their settings and also provides direct service programming. Coordinating a small team, the Community Based Care Manager is a strategic thought leader who collaboratively defines the direction and growth of the organizations external group-based grief programming and community-wide education and awareness raising.

The start date for this position is early July 2022.


  • A minimum of two years post-licensed clinical experience in child, adolescent and/or family therapy
  • Administrative experience in overseeing operational aspects of behavioral health programs
  • Skills in developing and maintaining relationships with community organization and school personnel
  • Experience with grief, loss and trauma as they relate to serving bereaved children and families
  • Experience conducting assessments and providing support services for children and families
  • Effective communication and public speaking skills
  • Familiarity with diverse populations and local community resources
  • Must possess or own transportation, have a good driving record, a valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance.


The Community Based Care Manager position is a licensed LCSW, LMFT or LPC or psychologist with a minimum of a master’s level education in social work, psychology, therapy, counseling, or related field.



  • Work with Evaluation and Research Team, Grief Care Manager, and Chief Clinical Officer to develop infrastructure and efficiencies that increase access to care, accountability, sustainability, and outcomes reporting
  • Complete Community Based paperwork and agreements (e.g., Readiness Assessments, Partnership MOUs, Research Agreements)
  • Maintain and regularly update Community Based Care policies and materials ensure adherence to appropriate organizational policies and procedures in all Community Based sites
  • Facilitate Community Based Groups inquiry process including fielding/responding to and tracking inquiries from Community Based Organizations
  • Schedule Community Based programming in accordance with organizational resources
  • Coordinate with Grief Care Manager to review and screen Community Based participants’ application materials
  • Present/address issues related to Community Based Care Team in program leadership meetings
  • Collaborate with Director of Programs and Clinical Training Manager to staff Community-Based groups and assessments
  • Work with Community Based Care Team, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator, and Program Operations Team to order and prepare program supplies
  • Assist Grief Care Coordinators with community-based referrals as appropriate
  • Maintain groups in Outlook and electronic health records (creating groups, assigning group members, closing groups)
  • Advise/Consult with Clinical Training Manager about all aspects of training program
  • Collaborate with program leadership to grow community-based programming opportunities
  • Respond to messages sent to school groups email and maintain Off-Site groups calendar
  • Provide accurate and timely tracking of Community Based presentations
  • Manage and oversee Community Based grief support team including both staff and trainees
  • Maintain the security and integrity of Judi’s House intellectual property


  • Meet regularly with Chief Clinical Officer for clinical and organizational supervision
  • Facilitate grief therapy groups in community-based settings
  • Complete community-based assessment and make recommendations regarding the appropriate services
  • Conduct internship and volunteer orientations as scheduled
  • Ensure quality and effectiveness of groups by adhering to the established curriculum
  • Responsible for maintaining clinically accurate and timely record management
  • Participate in completing additional activities as assigned (e.g., Memorial Event, Teen Photo Showcase, Hope for the Holidays, etc.)
  • Provide a minimum of one clinical in-service training per training cohort
  • Work in a collaborative manner within the clinical team and throughout the organization
  • Provide consultation and clinical support for crisis assessment and intervention as assigned/needed
  • Provide one hour of clinical supervision per week, per assigned trainee
  • Responsible for the clinical and professional development of assigned supervisees and training cohort (e.g. co-facilitating groups, interview presentation or client consultation)

Research and Evaluation

  • Evaluate program effectiveness through observation, experience and gathering feedback
  • Participate in data collection as part of standard intake and follow-up procedures
  • Assist in development and oversight of the program curriculum, activities and materials


  • Coordinate/Carry out site visits with potential Community Based site personnel
  • Develop and conduct outreach to increase awareness of Community Based programming and identify potential partnership organizations
  • Respond to inquiries from the community about grief support services
  • Attend community-based activities and events as needed (e.g., Open House, Community Resource Fairs, Back to School Night)
  • Oversee the process for offering grief education workshops to youth through coordinating and scheduling with community partners and provide workshops as needed
  • Coordinate and provide professional trainings for school related groups (teachers, school-based therapists, school-based mental health, etc.)


  • Responsible for participating in Continuing Education Units (CEU) in accordance with DORA and licensing requirements for current biennium
  • Attend team and organizational meetings, activities, and events as required
  • Collaborate with Judi’s House staff and perform job duties to advance the organization’s mission and vision
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and within a team and seek guidance as appropriate
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize, attend to, and complete multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Comply with all organizational policies and procedures
  • Provide support to in-house programming when necessary


Supervision and management of all staff, interns and post-graduate trainees (PGTs) working to support the Community Based Care services.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk as well as bend, squat, and climb stairs.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Normal office conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

This position is eligible for partial remote work.


Judi’s House/JAG Institute (JH/JAG) is the only free-standing organization in Metro Denver devoted solely to supporting grieving youth and families through comprehensive care, research, education, and advocacy. Its mission is to help children and families grieving a death find connection and healing. Since 2002, JH/JAG has supported more than 12,000 individuals, and educated many thousands more, toward the vision that no child should be alone in grief. The integration of research and practice in a community-based center has uniquely positioned JH/JAG to create social change around the issue of childhood bereavement’elevating it as a public priority and serving as a national leader in the effort to increase access to effective grief care for bereaved children and families.


Judi’s House expects to achieve its vision by adhering to four core values: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Courage. Nothing is more important than having a team of people that incorporates these values and holds each other accountable for living this culture every day at Judi’s House.

Note:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. We are an organization where everyone pitches in to get done what needs to be done.

It is the policy of Judi’s House to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

All offers are conditional on successful background checks. Our background checks include a search on the National Sex Offenders registry, and local, state and federal criminal databases.

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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