Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains
  • 14-Sep-2022 to 04-Oct-2022 (MST)
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • 48000.00-52000.00 per year
  • Salary
  • Part Time

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MISSION AND CULTURE

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains is an inclusive non-profit whose mission is to walk with the vulnerable through services that heal, strengthen, and provide hope. We honor the dignity of all people and offer help and support regardless of religion, race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age. Lutheran Family Services responds to the needs of communities throughout the region through services for children and families, refugees and immigrants, older adults and their caregivers, and people who have experienced loss through disaster. The organization is seeking a passionate individual with a desire to shape the social workers of tomorrow in a program designed to promote pro-social behaviors in children ages 9 - 11 who have experience one or more Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), which may include maltreatment, out-of-home placement, housing instability, violence exposure and/or parental substance use, mental illness, or incarceration.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Intern Supervisor is responsible for supervising interns that mentor children participating in the Fostering Healthy Futures mentoring and skill-building program. This evidence-based program serves children ages 9 11 who have experienced out-of-home placement due to abuse or neglect or have otherwise experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES). The program combines cognitive-behavioral strategies with activities designed to help children process adverse experiences and develop social-emotional skills in order to improve mental health functioning. This part time position is for 24 hours a week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises student interns (mentors) through weekly individual and group supervision, administrative meetings, and review of mentor documentation.
  • Facilitates weekly seminar for mentors.
  • Reviews group curriculum with the team.
  • Participates in clinical meetings with team.
  • Works closely with liaisons and referral sources to screen and enroll youth.
  • Conducts enrollment visits with youth and families.
  • Maintains ongoing outreach to graduate programs; cultivates intern applicant interest and screening; conducts prospective intern/mentor interviews.
  • Plans and co-leads 3-day orientation for mentors.
  • Provides case management to ensure children's needs are met including visits with youth and families.
  • Provides crisis intervention during on-call hours.
  • Serves as a liaison with case workers, therapists, and school personnel.
  • Coordinates special mentoring events.
  • Coordinates program evaluations and completes required paperwork to meet compliance standards.
  • Provides emergency back-up transportation to skills groups if needed.
  • Remains on-call and available in case of emergencies when students are in the field.
  • Supports agency activities related to foster care (e.g., Foster Care Appreciation Dinner, Holiday Foster Care Celebration, Foster Parent Trainings, etc.).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must reside in Colorado.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience.
  • Must have experience supervising graduate students and/or clinicians.
  • Shall demonstrate skills and sensitivity working with children and families from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Must have professional experience with children who have emotional and behavioral challenges and/or who have experienced child maltreatment/child welfare involvement.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado driver's license; has a reliable and consistently available vehicle; and is able to regularly travel throughout the agency's service area by way of interstate highways and primary and secondary roads, including those passing through the mountainous terrain within the state and
  • Must carry automobile liability insurance at the level of$100,000/300,000/100,000.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the mission, values, and vision of Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Licensed behavioral health provider (Preferably LCSW) or license-eligible MSW with relevant experience and ability to supervise MSW Interns.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position supervises interns.


COVID-19 POLICY

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (LFSRM) is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees, their families, and members of our community against the coronavirus (COVID-19). New hires must present proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination (if vaccines are available and the employee is eligible at the time of hire) or a completed Reasonable Accommodation Request Form approved by Human Resources.

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