Therapist - Licensed - West Pines

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Provides group and individual therapy using therapeutic techniques and other outcomes based approaches appropriate to group functioning and skills based upon the information gathered during the comprehensive initial assessment.


  1. Conducts intake interviews with patient individually and/or in groups to assess appropriateness for program and to build care plans obtaining patient diagnostic information, history of illness, cultural assessment, strengths, screening and risk assessments, trauma, family and social history.
  2. Develops and implements treatment plan for stabilization, mobilization, and disposition appropriate for patient care that are individualized and goal focused within 24 hours of patient admission.
  3. Documents group and individual activities as well as progress and response to treatment in the patient’s medical records as needed.
  4.  Assesses coping mechanisms and current functioning in the following areas: mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, inter-personal effectiveness.
  5. Plans and develops group and individual treatments in coordination with a psychiatrist and as a member of a multi-discipline team.
  6. Implement group and individual treatments ensuring a safe, comfortable therapeutic environment.
  7. Ensures the follow through of treatment goals by coordinating post program care
  8. Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.
  10. May be required to float to other departments (within scope of competency and qualifications) based on business need.
  11. May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled shift.

Required: Master’s Degree in Behavioral Health
Required: Three (3) years mental health experience
Preferred: Five (5) years mental health experience

Organization: West Pines Behavioral Health, Wheat Ridge, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Wheat Ridge
Department: EWP-Behavioral Hlth-OP Therapy
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: .9
Job Number: 18000577
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