100% employer paid health premiums, plus dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401k options
Internal Number: 1
A Judi's House Bilingual Grief Counselor is a passionate, committed, and dedicated mental health professional who wants to contribute to the organizational vision that no child should be alone in grief. The Grief Counselor participates in direct service and training by leading the therapeutic group process, conducting psychosocial assessments, providing individual and family counseling, aiding in the professional development of trainees, supporting the research initiative, presenting/participating in outreach and education opportunities, and supporting volunteer recruitment. The role supports Spanish-language clinical services at Judi's House by contributing to the clinical milieu, guiding best practices, and advancing the JEDI initiative at the organization. A dedicated learner who enjoys a collaborative team environment, the Judi's House Bilingual Grief Counselor has the desire to offer the highest standard of care to bereaved children and families and embodies the core values of Respect, Compassion, Courage, and Accountability.
Meet regularly with Program Leadership for clinical and organizational consultation/supervision
Facilitate grief-therapy groups up to three evenings per week
Ensure quality and effectiveness of groups by adhering to the established curricula
Conduct individual, family, couples, and play therapy sessions as assigned
Assesses individuals and families making recommendations for clinically appropriate therapeutic services
Responsible for maintaining clinically accurate and timely electronic health record management
Participate in additional program events and client activities
Support recruitment of diverse trainees and volunteers who are representative of our community
Conduct internship and volunteer orientations
Provide consultation and clinical support for crisis assessment and intervention
Licensed staff provide one hour of clinical supervision per week, per assigned trainee
Provide a minimum of one clinical in-service training per training cohort
Responsible for the clinical and professional development of assigned trainee as well as all trainees based on collaborative roles (e.g. co-facilitating groups, interview presentation or client consultation)
Assist Grief Care Coordination team with community-based referrals
Expand the network of community referrals with a specific focus on Spanish-language services
Work collaboratively within the clinical team and throughout the organization
Responsible for participating in Continuing Education (CE) in accordance with DORA and licensing requirements for the current biennium
Research and Evaluation
Evaluate program effectiveness through observation, experience, and gathering feedback
Participate in standard data collection processes
Assist in development and oversight of the program curricula, activities, and materials
Respond to inquiries from the community about grief support services
Assist with the organization's public education program by conducting trainings at community partner organizations
Seek out and participate in outreach efforts to recruit families by making presentations and attending community events
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Promote the values of JH/JAG throughout the organization and external relationships
Attend team and organizational meetings, activities, and events as required
Collaborate with JH/JAG staff and perform job duties to advance the organization's mission and vision
Demonstrate ability to work independently and within a team, seeking guidance as appropriate
Comply with all organizational policies and procedures
Commitment to JH/JAG mission
Works with Clinical Training Manager to supervise trainees.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, and walk as well as bend, squat, and climb stairs. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Normal office conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
This position primarily works 4x10 Monday-Thursday and adjusts schedule to work eight assigned Fridays each year. The Bilingual Grief Counselor must be available to work up to three evenings per week. This position is not eligible to work remotely.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES SOUGHT:
Minimum of 2 years post-master experience in grief counseling/support AND/ORchild and adolescent counseling/therapy in Spanish and English
Experience conducting assessments and providing therapeutic services to children and their families
Effective communication and public speaking skills in Spanish and English
Experience with grief, loss, and trauma as they relate to providing therapy to bereaved children and families
Familiarity with diverse populations and local community resources
Written and oral Spanish fluency
EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:
The Bilingual Grief Counselor position requires license registration with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies as an LCSW, LMFT or LPC or psychologist
We believe supporting children grieving a death loss builds connection and coping that leads to healing. By investing in direct service, training, and research, we help whole families adjust to loss and prepare for future challenges.
All services and programs are provided at no cost. We rely entirely on private donations and our community of dedicated volunteers to fulfill our mission.