Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse Clinician - Colorado Springs Office

Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse Clinician - Colorado Springs Office



POSITION: Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse Clinician - Colorado Springs Office 

 Full Time (40 Hours/week)


RESPONSIBLE TO: Client Services Manager/Clinical Supervisor 




  • Provide individual, couples, and group mental health and/or substance abuse /dependency counseling services for individuals who are affected by HIV/AIDS.
  • Review Counseling Services program referrals and make appropriate assignments.
  • Complete biopsychosocial intake assessment including a substance abuse/dependency screening and evaluation.
  • Develop and adhere to client driven treatment plan.
  • Complete timely session documentation.
  • Maintain current files as outlined in program policies and procedures including eligibility documents.
  • Complete monthly client activity reports.
  • Coordinate mental health and substance abuse services with case managers and other community providers.
  • Provide mentorship to interns as applicable.
  • Attend department and organizational meetings.
  • Provide assistance with individuals who present in crisis as appropriate.
  • Provide clinical consultation to Case Managers, Housing Staff, and Prevention Staff as appropriate.
  • Provide formalized clinical skill training to staff as appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Program Development to include workshops as needed.
  • Some Travel may be required.



EDUCATION: Licensed in good standing in the state of Colorado: Master’s Degree in Psychology , Counseling, or Social Work. Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) in progress or willingness to obtain.


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Clinical experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Understanding and experience with the harm reduction model, stages of change model, solution focused therapy, and motivational interviewing. Experience working with diverse populations including LGBTQIA populations. Experience providing substance abuse/dependency counseling.


PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Familiarity with HIV/AIDS. Experience providing clinical supervision.



Please email a cover letter and resume (subject line must be “Mental Health Counselor”) to Mary Lucero-Hill, Client Services Manager, by email to or by fax 719-578-8690

All offers of employment are subject to the completion of a criminal background check. EOE


Application close date is November 10, 2017 @ 5:00 PM Mountain Time