The Griffith Centers for Children located in Colorado Springs invites you to apply for a position within our team of dedicated professionals. Our staff provide creative therapeutic intervention to help ourT struggling youth become more healthy, and successful, and for our residents to become independent young men. We are looking for a few more committed professionals with a passion for helping challenged youth. We are a trauma-informed agency and are working to bring a strength-based approach to every aspect of our care in a residential setting.
If you are interested in a collaborative and supportive work environment that is dedicated to helping our community's amazing youth, we welcome you to come be a part of our team.
Nature of Position:
Our Therapists work with various modalities to facilitate healing and growth for our residents. We collaborate with other professionals within our agency and in the community to create treatment plans from a multi-disciplinary approach. As a Griffith Centers' Therapist, you would work with our residents individually and in family therapy. We offer weekly individual and group supervision, as well as intermittent training on Strength-Based Practices, Trauma-Informed Care, and Motivational Interviewing.
A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Child Development from a regionally accredited college or university.
Must be either a Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC III) or a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC).
Flexible hours with the need to work some evenings, a few weekend hours and other hours as necessary to meet the requirements of the resident case load.
Minimum of two years’ experience working with adolescents and their families is required
Must pass background checks, drug screening, and physical exam.
Must be able to walk up and down stairs.
Required to assist with physical managements (Therapeutic Crisis Intervention).