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The Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a clinical care and research institute for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Physiological conditions, and Behavioral Health (BH) conditions such as post-traumatic stress, depression and anxiety. The primary focus of the MIBH is to care for former military personnel who have separated from active duty, with special consideration for those who were separated with “Other Than Honorable” or “Dishonorable” discharge status due to TBI or BH conditions. The MIBH also serves civilian adults who have sustained mild to moderate TBI and are experiencing ongoing neurological problems and cognitive, physical, and behavioral conditions. The MIBH provides interdisciplinary care for adults experiencing persistent effects of TBI. This includes comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment and an Intensive Outpatient Program that integrates conventional medicine with complementary and alternative treatment modalities.
MIBH currently seeks a Behavioral Health clinician with a specialty in family systems who will work within an integrated practice unit (IPU) setting. The position will coordinate the family program portion of the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team. S/he will provide family-oriented behavioral health (BH) assessments and interview collaterals as part of the assessment process. S/he will provide family therapy when appropriate to patients and/or family members and may also be responsible for following individual patients for individual (e.g. non-family focused) therapy. The position must adhere to the State of Colorado Code of Ethics for his/her relevant discipline. Duties include but are not limited to:
Coordinating the family portion of the treatment program, including ongoing development in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team
Conducting individual and group therapy as well as family-oriented therapy as part of an interdisciplinary team treatment approach
As appropriate, conducting family-oriented evaluations and communicating results both to the interdisciplinary team and the patient in a professional manner
Making recommendations to the interdisciplinary team regarding patients’ physical and psychological needs
Building relationships with patients that foster early communication of risky situations to allow for preventative interventions over crisis management
Working independently and with an interdisciplinary team to implement a treatment plan and adjust it according to clinical needs of the patient
Preparing appropriate documentation in a timely manner including: evaluations, progress notes, treatment plans, and charges
Assist in developing program processes, policies and procedures, and best-practices
The clinician must have knowledge of human development and individual and family psychological theory as it relates to traumatic brain injuries, PTS, human behavior, and addiction. S/he should have an understanding of traumatic brain injuries and their impact on physical and psychological states and relationships, and should possess relationship-building skills across a diverse range of cultural settings. The individual in this position will demonstrate knowledge of and have direct experience in neurotrauma, pain management, sleep health, and rehabilitation services, philosophy, and practice.
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Clinical Psychology, or Counseling; Doctorate in Social Work, Clinical Psychology, or Education with specialized training in family therapy
Licensure in their discipline and ability to obtain Colorado licensure
3 years direct experience with mild to moderate Traumatic Brain Injuries
3 years direct experience in evidence-supported clinical trauma resolution techniques such as EMDR, PE, CPT, or Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and/or family therapy
Ability to work successfully on an interdisciplinary team
5 years direct patient care for individuals with TBI and behavioral health needs
Experience working with active duty service members or Veterans
Experience working with individuals with addiction, substance use/abuse, sleep problems and/or chronic pain
Experience in clinical program development
Additional skills include:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution
Ability to maintain a positive and cooperative attitude
Ability to organize and prioritize with minimal direction and maintain a well-organized work environment
Ability to problem-solve, use good judgement, and deal with diverse and difficult personalities
Ability to search and critically review best evidence to guide clinical decision making and effectively share knowledge with colleagues as well as communicate relevant findings in appropriate language to the general public
Ability to set objectives, establish priorities and follow initiatives
Ability to work in continually changing conditions
Ability to work under moderate to high levels of stress
Current knowledge of or willingness to learn about military culture
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong computer skills including the ability to work with a variety of applications
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About Marcus Institute for Brain Health
The Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) provides specialty care for military Veterans and retired athletes struggling with mild to moderate traumatic brain injuries (including concussion) and changes in psychological health. Patients at the MIBH are treated as a person first. We welcome Veterans of any discharge status.
Our intensive, outpatient program combines the best tools in traditional rehabilitation with complementary medicines so you can heal. At the MIBH, we are here to help because there may be nothing “mild” about mild to moderate TBI.