Employment  and Internship Opportunities

Are you passionate about helping kids who need it the most? Then we want you!

Our positions range from clinicians, to youth treatment counselors, to teachers, to a variety of support staff positions. See below for details on how to apply for each available position.

Community-Based Family Therapist- El Paso County

We are seeking a Community-Based Clinician who will be part of a small team starting a satellite office of Tennyson Center in El Paso County, CO to provide community based services to local families. They are a clinician with a framework that incorporates a solution-focused, trauma- informed approach and is strength-based. Skills in connecting families with the use of community resources.  Provides individual and family therapy and case management, working collaboratively with both internal and external resources in the home, school, community, and within TCC. Will be provided with company vehicle, iPhone and laptop.

Schedule: Flexible schedule to accommodate for evenings and/or weekend times when families are available. Sunday- Thursday position.

Education and Experience Equivalencies:

  • Master of Social Work or a graduate degree in a related field required.
  • Two years or equivalent clinical work experience treating families and children preferred.
  • Family therapy skills and theory base required. Must have the ability to work independently, make clinically sound decisions, and have a teamwork approach.
  • Strong initiative in building positive relationships and maintaining excellent communication with community partners and team members.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to: Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Bilingual Community-Based Family Therapist-Weld County

Provides individual and family therapy and case management, working collaboratively with both internal and external resources in the home, school, community, and within TCC.  Carries a caseload of both English and Spanish speaking cases.  Position requires working ability to speak and understand Spanish language and Latin-American culture. Will be part of a small team starting a satellite office of Tennyson Center in Weld County, CO to provide community based services to local families.

Education and Experience Equivalencies:

  • Master of Social Work or a graduate degree in a related field, license required.
  • Two years or equivalent post-graduate work experience treating families and children preferred.
  • Family therapy skills and theory base required; inpatient and outpatient therapy experience preferred. Looking for a clinician with a framework that incorporates a solution-focused, trauma- informed approach and is strength-based.
  • Skills in connecting families with the use of community resources.
  • Fluency in both Spanish and English required.
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate for evenings and/or weekend times when families are available. Must have the ability to work independently, make clinically sound decisions, and have a teamwork approach.
  • Strong initiative in building positive relationships and maintaining excellent communication with community partners and team members.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to: Employment@tennysoncenter.org

 

Bilingual Family and School Support Specialist – Northern Colorado – Greeley Area

We are seeking a Family and School Support Specialist for Northern Colorado in the Greeley area. They are responsible for providing intensive support, consultation, counseling and crisis intervention services to children and families, in their home, school, and community settings. Will be part of a small team starting a satellite office of Tennyson Center in Weld County, CO to provide community based services to local families. Bilingual in Spanish and English required.

Education and Experience:

  • BA in Human Services or related field required. One year prior experience within Tennyson Center or three years prior experience with EBD children and their families in another setting/or equivalent combination of the two.
  • Training and demonstrated skills in crisis intervention.
  • Strong theoretical background/understanding of clinical issues and family systems.
  • Must have the ability to work independently, make clinically sound decisions, demonstrate flexibility and have a teamwork approach.
  • Strong initiative in building positive relationships and maintaining excellent communication with community partners and team members.
  • Must be flexible to schedule appointments when families are available in evenings and on weekends when needed.
  • All candidates must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado driver’s license.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Bilingual Family and School Support Specialist – Denver

We are seeking a Family and School Support Specialist for the Metro Denver Area. They are responsible for providing intensive support, consultation, counseling and crisis intervention services to children and families, in their home, school, and community settings.

Education and Experience:

  • BA in Human Services or related field required. One year prior experience within Tennyson Center or three years prior experience with EBD children and their families in another setting/or equivalent combination of the two.
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.
  • Training and demonstrated skills in crisis intervention.
  • Strong theoretical background/understanding of clinical issues and family systems.
  • Must have the ability to work independently, make clinically sound decisions, demonstrate flexibility and have a teamwork approach.
  • Strong initiative in building positive relationships and maintaining excellent communication with community partners and team members.
  • Must be flexible to schedule appointments when families are available in evenings and on weekends when needed.
  • All candidates must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado driver’s license.
  • Works a Sunday through Thursday schedule.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Youth Treatment Counselors

We are seeking Youth Treatment Counselors for our residential and school-based programs. They are responsible for the implementation of a therapeutic milieu, group and individual treatment programs and the daily supervision and care of children in our treatment programs.

Schedule

Works either a Monday – Friday, Sunday – Wednesday, or Wednesday – Saturday schedule.

Education and Experience:

  • B. A. in Human Services field or equivalent experience required.
  • Prior experience preferred with special needs population, especially EBD children.
  • All candidates must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado drivers license.
  • Colorado law requires that anyone working in the State of Colorado must have a Colorado driver’s license within 30 days of employment).
  • Must be certified in medication administration within 6 months of employment.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Night Youth Treatment Counselor

Responsible for implementing treatment plans for children with multiple emotional needs and/or mental health concerns in a structured environment. Performs routine cottage housekeeping chores and the overnight supervision and care of the children in the unit. Will provide a therapeutic balance of nurturing and limit-setting, demonstrating an understanding of the emotional needs of the children.

Education and Experience:

  • B. A. in Human Services field or equivalent experience required.
  • Prior experience preferred with special needs population, especially EBD children.
  • All candidates must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado drivers license.
  • Colorado law requires that anyone working in the State of Colorado must have a Colorado driver’s license within 30 days of employment).
  • Must be certified in medication administration within 6 months of employment.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Collaborative Teacher

The Collaborative Teacher is responsible for filling in for the classroom teachers for absences or teacher openings. This position requires the flexibility to serve as the teacher for elementary, middle school, high school and ASPEN classes when necessary. At times will be required to complete IEP’s, facilitate IEP meetings, complete report cards or other tasks for extended absences of a classroom teacher. The Collaborative Teacher will support other teachers by providing coverage in the classroom to facilitate completion of paperwork and peer observations. Responsible for implementing academic and behavioral goals from the Individualized Education Program (IEP), Personal Learning Plan (PLP) and treatment plans.

Schedule:

Works Monday – Friday, 7:00 – 3:00. Works school schedule plus six weeks in the summer.

Education and Experience:

B.A. from an accredited university.

A valid Colorado Teaching Certificate with a Special Education Generalist endorsement (or ability to obtain).

Teachers who possess a valid Colorado Teacher Certificate without the appropriate special education endorsement must complete the TTE (Temporary Teaching Eligibility) as required by state regulations.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org.

BUSINESS SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Provide general administrative support to the agency. Cross-train with other Business Support Specialist positions. Will cross-train to learn EVOLV and client records support and data entry support for the Program Department. Provide general support, including mail center duties, for all departments.  Providing coverage as the receptionist at the front desk with exceptional customer service skills.

Schedule: Monday – Friday business hours.

Education and Experience:

  • Two years college or HS diploma and minimum two years office support/customer service experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. Database experience preferred.
  • Must have attention to detail.
  • Must have strong organizational and prioritizing skills, good analytic ability, strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org.

CLASSROOM TEACHER

Primary responsibility for development and implementation of the identified educational and therapeutic services to meet the needs of children assigned to a classroom. Participate as an integral part of the treatment team and responsible for implementing academic and behavioral goals from the Individualized Education Program (IEP), Personal Learning Plan (PLP) and treatment plans.

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:00 – 3:30. Works 6 weeks in the summer.

Education and Experience:

  • B.A. from an accredited university.
  • A valid Colorado Teaching Certificate with a Special Education Generalist endorsement (or ability to obtain)
  • Teachers who possess a valid Colorado Teacher Certificate without the appropriate special education endorsement must complete the TTE (Temporary Teaching Eligibility) as required by state regulations or add the Special Education Generalist license by passing the PLACE test.
  • Must have a valid Colorado driver’s license.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org.

CLINICIAN – Special Services Unit

Provides family, individual and group therapy, as well as client case management and case coordination. Primarily assigned to clients in the Special Services Unit, however may take on other residential or day treatment cases as needed. Works collaboratively with internal and external treatment team members to ensure continuity and consistency of care for clients. Provides clinical case direction, and actively participates in clinical supervision including Clinical Meeting, Group Supervision, and individual supervision. Participates actively in the admissions procedure, and is able to facilitate admissions to the SSU and screen referral calls. Coordinates treatment and discharge/aftercare planning, including assuring that the child’s service plan is being followed, that the contracted services are being provided at the indicated frequency, length of stay is kept within indicated parameters, and the efforts of all treatment team members are congruent with the identified disposition plan for that child. Maintains overall quality assurance for the child’s treatment.

Education and Experience:

  • Master of Social Work or a graduate degree in a related field.
  • Post-graduate work experience treating families and children preferred.
  • Family therapy skills and theory base required; inpatient and outpatient therapy experience and supervisory experience preferred.
  • Must be license-eligible.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org.

 

Clinical Interns – Day Treatment and Residential

We are seeking three 2nd Year MA Program Clinical Interns for the 2017-2018 academic year, to work with our Day Treatment and Residential populations.  As part of their training, DT/RCCF interns will begin shadowing their mentors and other seasoned therapists in clinical intervention and milieu support.  Interns will be provided the opportunity to shadow individual and family therapy session, case management activities, admissions assessments, and crisis sessions.  Then may then begin doing some client sessions independently and/or slowly taking over a case with the guidance of a seasoned therapist.  At their full capacity, they may independently carry a caseload of 2-3 day treatment clients.  As the clinician for those clients, they will participate in individual and family therapy sessions, group therapy sessions, case management, external multi-disciplinary team staffings, the completion of clinical DAP notes, and treatment planning.  Interns will be provided weekly individual supervision meetings with a licensed supervisor.  Additionally, they will be invited to attend weekly group supervision and clinical team meeting if their schedule permits.

 

Requirements:

Students must be enrolled in their second year of a MA Clinical program, or MSW program. We are currently accepting interns from:  University of Denver, Naropa University, Metropolitan State University, Regis Univesity and Denver Seminary.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: employment@tennysoncenter.org  by April 15, 2017.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires and interns.

Clinical Interns – Community Based Services

As part of their training, CBS interns will begin shadowing their mentors and other seasoned community based clinicians on client sessions. Interns will be provided the opportunity to shadow individual and family therapy sessions, case management activities, admission assessments and possibly some community-based crisis sessions. They will then begin doing some client sessions independently and/or slowly taking over a case with a clinician’s guidance. At their full capacity, they will carry a caseload of 2-3 community-based clients, for which they may serve as the second clinician or the sole clinician.  As the clinician for those clients, the intern will participate in individual and family therapy, case management, external multi-disciplinary team staffings, the completion of clinical DAP notes, and treatment planning.  Interns will be provided with weekly individual supervision, attend weekly program meetings and have the option of participating in the biweekly clinical group supervision meetings dependent on their schedule.

 

Requirements:

Students must be enrolled in their second year of a MA Clinical program, or MSW program. We are currently accepting interns from:  University of Denver, Naropa University, Metropolitan State University, Regis Univesity and Denver Seminary.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: employment@tennysoncenter.org by April 15, 2017

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires and interns.

 

If you are contacted to come in for an interview, please download this application, save the form to your local computer, fill it out electronically, save your information and email it to employment@tennysoncenter.org. All resumes will be kept on file for six months. 

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