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Behavioral Health Provider CAYAC

Hours Per Week: 
40 (1 FTE); Regular Full-time; Monday - Friday
$60,000 to $69,000 per year DOQ; Exempt status
Position will remain open until filled.

The Health District’s mission is to enhance the health of our community and to achieve this we provide health services that address unmet needs and opportunities.  Join our organization and help us accomplish our goals and make a meaningful impact!

Are you looking for variety in your clinical work?  Would you like to work on a small, dedicated team that makes a big impact in the community?  Are you passionate about helping and supporting families in getting the behavioral health care they need?  The Connections team is looking for a Behavioral Health Provider to fill a full-time position on their Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Connections (CAYAC) team. Behavioral health providers are responsible for providing clinical assessments, brief therapy, care coordination, referrals to outside providers/agencies, and psychoeducation to families who call in seeking mental health and substance use services. 

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree or higher in a behavioral health discipline.
  • A Colorado unrestricted license in a behavioral health profession and/or addiction counseling licensure. (Licensures include: LAC, LCSW, LMFT, or LPC)
  • A minimum of three years clinical experience in a behavioral health setting is required. 
  • Experience working with children, adolescents, parents, and families is desired.
  • Three or more years of experience working in community mental health, social work, or another clinical field is desired.

Key Responsibilities

  • CAYAC helps families who don’t know where to turn or how to navigate behavioral health services in the community.
  • CAYAC provides interim support while families are getting connected with community providers and agencies.
  • CAYAC gives relief to parents who feel alone and overwhelmed.
  • CAYAC answers common questions from youth and parents regarding behavioral health diagnosis, navigating health care systems, insurance coverage, etc.
  • CAYAC provides brief therapy for children and adolescents, parent/caregiver support, and family support when clinically appropriate.

How to Apply

  • Provide a cover letter that details your professional experiences and how your qualifications align with this position.
  • Fill out our online job application at and attach your resume and cover letter at the bottom.
  • If you require a printable copy of the application form to fill out by hand, please email to request one.

Why work for us

  • We value a healthy work-life balance.
  • We demonstrate dignity and respect for all people and focus on our employees, clients and community.
  • Employees are encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge that result in successful performance in their roles/positions.
  • We are committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The Health District does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Employment decisions at the Health District will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.
  • The Health District provides comprehensive benefits, including (100% or prorated portion) of the cost of medical, dental, low-cost vision, 401(a) and optional 457(b) retirement plans, 12 holidays, generous flexible paid time off, and employee wellness and recognition activities.
  • Health District is an eligible employer for those qualifying for federal loan forgiveness.
  • The Health District provides up to $2,000 annually for Continuing Education.

Infection Control Requirements

  • Category III
  • Must comply with infection control policies for this position.  Requirements include providing documentation of MMR, Varicella, and Tdap immunizations and compliance with tuberculosis training, screening, and testing on hire.

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