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Child & Family Services Clinical Student Externship - Federal Clinic - For Masters Students Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

5 months ago Medical / Healthcare Jobs Denver   192 views
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VALUE PROPOSITION: Mental Health Center of Denver provides you with the support you need to help you develop a career in helping others succeed. We innovate, adapt, and leverage the diverse perspectives of the people on our team and the people we serve in everything we do.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVENESS: The Mental Health Center of Denver values and is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to ending bias and discrimination in our community and ensuring equity within all aspects of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, transfer, or promotion opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


LOCATION: 1405 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204

STUDENT SUPERVISOR'S CREDENTIAL LEVEL: Supervisor of extern is by the Program Manager who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Federal is an outpatient child and family clinic that serves Denver Medicaid; Medicare/Denver Medicaid clients.

TITLE & HOURS REQUIRED: Clinical Student, 15-20 hours per week for a 9-12 month commitment.


  • 1 Opening for a 1st year Masters student in a social work, counseling, or clinical psychology graduate program. Must have clinical skills and desire training in a demanding community mental health setting.

DUTIES OF PLACEMENT & MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION: Practicum student will learn to respond to phone calls from people seeking services for children age 0-17, act as a hospital liaison for hospitals referring adolescents, and perform case management tasks to connect families with community resources. Practicum student will perform these tasks for clients who experience depression, anxiety, bi-polar, childhood and adult trauma, PTSD, substance abuse, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia, and other mental illnesses. Student will also learn how to provide these services from a strengths-based recovery perspective, as well as work in an organization that values the well-being of employees.

Learn what it is like to work at the Mental Health Center of Denver:


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Company Description
The Mental Health Center of Denver is a place for recovery, resilience and well-being, known locally and nationally as a model for innovative and effective community behavioral health care.
Our work enables adults to live more fulfilling and productive lives, children to be more resilient, and families to be happier and healthier.
The Mental Health Center of Denver provided treatment, prevention and crisis services to approximately 20,000 unique individuals last year and provided outreach services to nearly 70,000 children, families and adults.