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22 Jun 2022

Internship Post Graduate Trainee In-House Care

Judis House – Posted by Judis House Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Monetary stipend: $1,300 per month

Position Summary:

The Postgraduate Trainee at Judi’s House works closely with the Program Team to provide the highest standard of direct service to grieving children and families. This person participates in the development of the clinical program, leads and offers guidance to the therapeutic group process, conducts psychosocial assessments, supports providing best practices in grief support for children and families, aids in the professional development of interns, and conducts community outreach opportunities. This position requires flexibility, initiative, and strong time management skills.

Key Traits and Qualifications Sought:

 Education or Formal Training

  • Postgraduate Trainees must have a minimum of a master’s degree in social work, psychology, therapy, counseling, or related field. The Postgraduate Trainee position is for a professional actively seeking licensure in the state of Colorado as an LPC, LCSW or Licensed Psychologist.
  • Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) candidates are encouraged to apply.

Specific experience, knowledge, skills and abilities sought:

  • Supervised training experience in grief counseling/support AND/OR child and adolescent counseling/therapy
  • Experience conducting assessments and providing support services for children and their families
  • Effective communication and public speaking skills
  • Experience with grief, loss and trauma as they relate to serving bereaved children and families
  • Familiarity with diverse populations and local community resources
  • Flexible schedule with ability to have varied hours (some days, some evenings) based on clinical needs.
  • Meet regularly with designated Team Manager or other Licensed Grief Counselor for clinical and organizational supervision.
  • Facilitates groups as assigned.
  • Participate in the client intake and assessment process.
  • Assesses individuals and families for the most clinically appropriate therapeutic services available.
  • Assist Grief Care Coordinator with community-based referrals as appropriate.
  • Ensure quality and effectiveness of groups by adhering to the established curriculum.
  • Responsible for maintaining clinically accurate and timely record management
  • Work in a collaborative manner within the treatment team and throughout the organization.
  • Participation in at least one special event every six months (may occur on a weekend).

 Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Clinical

  • Meet regularly with the Internship Training Manager or other Licensed Grief Counselor for clinical and/or organizational supervision.
  • Facilitates groups as assigned.
  • Participate in the client intake and assessment process.
  • Assesses individuals and families for the most clinically appropriate therapeutic services available.
  • Assist Grief Care Coordinator with community based referrals as appropriate.
  • Ensure quality and effectiveness of groups by adhering to the established curriculum.
  • Responsible for maintaining clinically accurate and timely record management
  • Work in a collaborative manner within the treatment team and throughout the organization.
  • Participation in at least one special event every six months (may occur on a weekend).
  • Participate in two-day orientation training (Fall) and weekly in-service (Thursdays 1:00p-3:30p)

 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.

 Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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.

 Position Requirements

  • Minimum of 20 hours/week.
  • Flexibility in job responsibilities – must be willing to do some clerical work and housework (requirement of all staff members and trainees).
  • Flexible schedule with ability to have varied hours (some days some evenings) based on clinical needs.
  • Follow all requirements as outlined in employee/trainee manual.
  • For new or returning trainees, participation in appropriate training.

In-House Position Specific

  • Contract for six months with the possibility of extension.
  • Available days and evenings (Monday-Thursday) — committing to a minimum of three evening groups (5:00-8:30) at any given time.
  • Available on Thursday from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm.
  • Participation in weekly clinical review meeting (11:00 am – 1:00 pm Thursday).
  • Experience providing individual/family counseling (depending on schedule and need).

Our Commitment to Trainees

  • Minimum of one hour of individual supervision per week. Supervision meets DORA standards for licensure.
  • Minimum of two hours of clinical review and case consultation per week.
  • Experience working with most/all age groups.
  • Experience conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments.
  • Experience doing individual/family counseling (depending on schedule and need).
  • Opportunity to support with community-based services (depending on schedule and need)
  • Opportunity to contribute to building a grief aware community through grief education workshops, trainings, and events to caregivers, professionals, and other members of the community in a variety of settings.
  • Attend/provide in-house trainings on grief and other mental health related topics.
  • Commitment towards self-care for all staff/interns.
  • Ability to define special projects for program development, evaluation and improvement.
  • Paid time off provided.
  • Monetary stipend: $1,300 per month

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

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 CORE VALUES:

Judi’s House expects to achieve its vision by adhering to three core values: Compassion, Respect, Courage and Accountability. 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.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please complete the application on our website at http://judishouse.hirecentric.com/jobsearch/ For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://judishouse.hirecentric.com/jobs/214579-44723.html

Job Types: Internship. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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