Careers

Turning Point boasts many long-term employees – some with more than 15 years at the agency. It is a fantastic place to work and we hope you will join us.

Some of the benefits of employment with Turning Point include:

  • Generous flexible time-off schedules
  • Life, health, and dental insurance
  • Family medical leave
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • 403B retirement plan
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Current Open Positions:

Part-time Behavioral Coaches

 

Turning Point has been serving youth in Colorado for over 50 years and we take pride in providing a flexible work environment and growth opportunities to our employees. We are looking for out-going, self directed individuals with a desire to turn lives around. We are hiring for part-time Behavioral Coaches.

Position summary and general purpose:
Provide Coaching services to youth and families.

Role qualifications:
1. Degree in the human service field.
2. 2 years experience working with youth and families in a community setting.
3. Knowledge of community resources and ability to connect youth and families with these resources.
4. Knowledge of life skills, coping skills and interpersonal skills development and ability to work with children, youth and families with the goal of self-sufficiency and preserving placement in both home and identified school.
5. Self-directed work style and ability to collaborate with CCS team, agency administrators, and other personnel to support the mission and activities of Turning Point.
6. Demonstrated ability to show initiative in managing job responsibilities, communicating job performance ideas and concerns to supervisor, and seeking resources to maintain and build areas of expertise.
7. Demonstrated ability to serve as a representative of the agency, and thus converse professionally and knowledgeably with clients, their families, referral agents, community resource representatives, local care providers, employers and the public at large.
8. Flexibility in work hours to accommodate program needs; may include evening and weekend hours.

9.. Minimum of 21 years of age.

Position responsibilities:

1. Interface extensively with communities to learn and build resources for clients.
a. Research and develop a broad spectrum of connections and resources to support youth and families.
b. Develop and maintain professional relationships within the community related to career and job opportunities for clients.

c. Research and develop connections and resources for youth and families related to educational opportunities, financial aid, vocational schools, housing and employment.
d. Research and develop connections and resources for health care needs, child care, recreational activities, mentoring services, mental health services, substance abuse services, religious services, cultural activities, and resources to areas identified by clients’ individual treatment teams.

2. Interface with staff, clients, and referral agents to serve the clients.
a. Meet with clients consistently as per referral.
b. Engaging clients in individualized activities that address the identified goals.
c. Attend staffings on clients.
d. Submit required monthly reports to Supervisor and referral agents.
e. Track and submit accurate billing information.
f. Communicate any areas of concern with Supervisor and referral agents.
g. Dialogue with other Coaches and service providers.
h. Attend trainings to improve job knowledge.

Professional Relationships and Representation:
1. Represent the agency, in word and action, in a manner that conveys professionalism, consensus of department and treatment team, support the agency mission and treatment philosophies, and regard for agency policies and procedures.(PPPM-Section 1080 3.d.)
2. Role model to clients in an appropriate demeanor, appearance, language and communication. (PPPM-Section 1080 1.g.)
3. Treat with respect the findings, views, and actions of all colleagues, and use appropriate channels to express judgment on these matters. (PPPM-Section 1080 3.c.)
4. Work within the bounds of professional protocol, in all manner of
speaking.(PPPM-Section 1080 3.e.)
Complete other duties as assigned.

Essential functions:
1. Work collaboratively with the community, program staff, referral agents, and administrative staff to coordinator and implement services for clients.
2. Plan, coordinate, and facilitate activities with clients.
3. Effectively represent the mission and purpose of Turning Point.

Supervisory responsibilities: No direct reports.

Physical demands and work environment:
1. Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 40 pounds (physical).
2. Ability to use computerized client database system for documentation and record keeping (visual).
3. Ability to communicate with clients, families, referral agents and other professionals in person, by telephone and by email (verbal, visual, hearing).
4. Ability to climb stairs to access clients at all times in the buildings (physical).
5. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to transport clients (physical, visual).

Work Remotely

  • No

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local laws and regulations?

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Visit our job listing for behavioral coaches on Indeed.

Special Education Teacher

Turning Point Center is hiring a Special Education Teacher for adolescent therapeutic and educational services.

Position summary and general purpose:

Provide individualized, educational programming in a therapeutic classroom setting that is in compliance with state and federal requirements. Effectively represents the mission and purpose of Turning Point.

Qualifications:

1. Secondary Education Teaching License in specific content area. Completed designation in Special Education Generalist.
2. Minimum one year experience and training in an educational setting; work with adolescents who are delinquent or pre-delinquent is preferred; demonstrated ability to formulate and implement a curriculum of individualized instruction. Prefer interest in outdoor and experiential psycho-educational treatment modalities.
3. Demonstrated ability to serve as a representative of the agency, and thus converse professionally and knowledgeably with clients, their families, licensing, referral agents, law enforcement and the public at large.
4. Flexibility in work hours to accommodate program needs to include evening and weekend hours.

Position Responsibilities:

1. Development and Implementation of Client Services:
a. Teach content area specific classes.
b. Provide a complete assessment of client abilities, needs and goals by obtaining prior educational records, administering evaluative academic skills tests, and observation of student in milieu and classroom settings.
c. Development of an IEP by following public school district guidelines to complete IEP and setting reasonable short and long term goals.
d. Utilize Enrich IEP Program for all lEPs and input required data into the FSSDS System.
e. Evaluate individual and group needs of students by assessing student affect and peer relation dynamics.
f. Participate in weekly treatment sessions on assigned caseload.
g. Collaborate with treatment team to develop a comprehensive treatment plan for each student on caseload.
h. Complete all required reports on student caseload to include monthly written progress reports, quarterly reports, discharge summaries, and grade reports.
i. Coordinate with public school systems to prepare and maintain student education transcripts.

j. Collaborate with public school systems to appropriately facilitate the transition of student’s back into the public school system and/or facilitate a student’s transition into obtaining advanced education.
k. Partner with the Education Director to serve as agency liaison with public school administration and Special Education personnel.

l. Assist in the supervision and direction of all school interns, school volunteers and school work-study students assigned to program.

m. Responsible for maintaining master educational files for caseload located in Education Directors office.
n. Implement service learning projects and curriculum into classroom.

2. Direct Care:
a. Provide overall daily classroom/behavioral management by the following:
i. Establish and enforce rules and expectations for student behavior.
ii. Confront and redirect negative behavior of students; acknowledge and reinforce positive behavior choices.
iii. Determine reasonable consequences for inappropriate behavior of students.
iv. Respond therapeutically to argumentative/angry statements and behavior from student’s which, at times are personally directed at the teacher. Appropriate response requires the teacher to remain objective, set limits, monitor and direct progression of incident, and not become personally engaged in the conflict.
v. Avoid power struggles with clients, i.e., persistent discussion or arguing to try and convince a student to make a choice the teacher desires.
b. Prepare daily individual lesson plans
c. Teach curriculum as appropriate to academic level of students.
d. Individually lead students through assignment objectives.
e. Provide classroom setting that is predictable, stable and conducive to learning.

f. Grade student assignments and evaluate progress relative to IEP goals.

Professional Relationships and Representation:

1. Represent the agency, in word and action, in a manner that conveys professionalism, consensus of department and treatment team, support the agency mission and treatment philosophies, and regard for agency policies and procedures.(PPPM-Section 1080 3.d.)
2. Role model to clients in an appropriate demeanor, appearance, language and communication. {PPPM-Section 1080 1.g.)
3. Treat with respect the findings, views, and actions of all colleagues, and use appropriate channels to express judgment on these matters. {PPPM-Section 1080 3.c.)
4. Work within the bounds of professional protocol, in all manner of speaking.(PPPMSection 1080 3.e.)

Physical demands and work environment:

1. Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 40 pounds (physical).
2. Ability to use computerized client database system for documentation and record keeping (visual).
3. Ability to communicate with clients, families, referral agents and other professionals in person, by telephone an by email (verbal, visual, hearing).
4. Ability to climb stairs to access clients at all times in the building (physical).
5. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to transport clients (physical, visual).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $40,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Language:

  • Spanish is a plus (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Teaching Certification (Preferred)
  • Special Education Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

 

See our job listing for a SPED teacher on Indeed.

Residential Counselor

Turning Point has been serving youth in Colorado for over 50 years and we take pride in providing a flexible work environment and growth opportunities to our employees. We are looking for out-going, self directed individuals with a desire to turn lives around. We are hiring full time Residential Floor Counselor positions to work in our Residential Programs.

Work as a strong team member to provide consistent supervision, behavior management, and treatment implementation for clients.

Role qualifications:

  • A Bachelors degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or related field. If the degree is unrelated, one year experience in the human services field is desired and prefer experience in a residential treatment center.
  • Minimum of 22 years of age.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a representative of the agency, and thus converse professionally and knowledgeably with clients, their families, licensing and referral agents, local care providers, law enforcement professionals and the public at large.
  • Flexibility in work hours to accommodate program needs to include evening and weekend hours.

Programs:

1. Gender-specific residential treatment programs provide round-the-clock care in home-like environments. We operate a 20-bed boys’ residential home and a separate 15-bed girls’ residential home for youth ages 12-21. Our homes provide a comfortable, home-like atmosphere with ample living spaces and numerous areas for therapy, groups, family visitation, and recreational and leisure activities. Programs utilize evidence-based practices with core components of Behavioral Health, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment, Education and School Credit Recovery, Community Service Projects, and extensive Transition Services.

2. Turning Point’s Community Transition Program (CTP) is a Residential Halfway House that serves young adult offenders who are reentering the community after being incarcerated. The program focuses on maintaining community safety while helping the residents with employment and independent living skills along with addressing mental health and/or substance abuse issues.

Position responsibilities:

  • Development and Implementation of Client Services:
  • Participates in weekly team staff meetings by communicating ideas, concerns, and observations regarding client behavior, performance and attitudes, and program operations.
  • Reports significant treatment information and program business to on-coming shifts.
  • Attends monthly staffings on client caseload as scheduled and assists in the development and evaluation of the treatment plan, as possible.
  • Assists in the supervision and support of interns, volunteers, and work-study students assigned to program.
  • Maintains client records in the agency’s computerized database system (Penelope).

Direct Care:

  • Provide effective behavior management by the following:
  • Establishing and enforcing rules and expectations for client behavior.
  • Confronting and redirecting negative behavior of clients and acknowledging and
  • reinforcing positive behavior choices.
  • Determine reasonable consequences for inappropriate behavior
  • Responding therapeutically to argumentative/angry statements and behavior from
  • clients by remaining objective, setting limits, monitoring and directing the progression
  • of an incident and avoiding becoming personally engaged in conflict with a client.
  • Avoiding power struggles with clients such as persistent discussion or arguing to try
  • and convince a client to make a choice the counselor desires.
  • Perform daily supervision of basic maintenance and housekeeping chores by clients to ensure good standards of health and sanitation.
  • Assist and participate in recreational activities as scheduled.
  • Accompany clients to all activities and meetings scheduled within the community and maintain appropriate client behavior expectations.
  • Chart daily progress of each client towards treatment goals using the DAP format into OSCAR.
  • Documenting all incidents, positive and negative, following the proper procedures of assigning consequences using restorative justice approach, notifying program staff, notifying significant others and following any protocol dictated by the type of incident in order to meet licensing standards and regulations.
  • Responsible for the administration and documentation of medications to clients.
  • Provide transportation of clients to appointments within the community as scheduled.
  • Work collaboratively with the Treatment Team to identify graduation plan and transition needs of each client to ensure a smooth and successful transition back into the community.
  • Assist clients in 12-step or other recovery work.

Professional Relationships and Representation:

  • Represent the agency, in word and action, in a manner that conveys professionalism, consensus of department or treatment team; support the agency mission and treatment philosophies, and regard for agency policies and procedures.
  • Role model to clients an appropriate demeanor, appearance, language, and communication.
  • Give precedence to professional responsibilities over personal interests at all times.
  • Treat with respect the findings, views, and actions of all colleagues, and use appropriate channels to express judgment on these matters.
  • Work within the bounds of professional protocol, in all manner of speaking.

Complete other duties as assigned.

Essential functions:

  • Effectively represent the mission and purpose of Turning Point.
  • Work as a strong team member to provide consistent supervision, behavior management, and treatment implementation for clients.

Supervisory responsibilities: No direct reports.

Physical demands and work environment:

  • Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 40 pounds (physical).
  • Ability to use computerized database system for documentation and record keeping (visual).
  • Ability to communicate with clients, families, referral agents and other professionals in person, by telephone and by email (verbal, visual, hearing).
  • Ability to climb stairs to access clients at all times in the buildings (physical).
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to transport clients (physical, visual).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Psychiatry

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Application Question(s):

  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local laws and regulations?

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Experience:

  • working with at-risk youth: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Night Shift (Preferred)
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)
  • Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Educational Counselor

Turning Point has been serving youth in Colorado for over 50 years and we take pride in providing a flexible work environment and growth opportunities to our employees.

Position summary and general purpose:

Work as a strong member to provide consistent supervision, behavior management, individualized education assistance, and treatment implementation for clients. Effectively represent the mission and purpose of Turning Point.

Role qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree required.

2. Minimum of one-year experience working in an educational setting.

3. Demonstrated ability to serve as a representative of the agency, and thus converse professionally and knowledgeably with clients, their families, licensing, referral agents, local care providers, law enforcement and the public at large.

4. Flexibility in work hours to accommodate program needs to include evening and weekend hours.

Position responsibilities:

1. Direct Care:

  • Provide effective behavior management by the following:

i. Establishing and enforcing rules and expectations for client behavior

ii. Confronting and redirecting negative behavior of clients and acknowledging and reinforcing positive behavior choices.

iii. Determine reasonable consequences for inappropriate behavior

iv. Responding therapeutically to argumentative/angry statements and behavior from clients by remaining objective, setting limits, monitoring and directing the progression of an incident and avoid becoming personally engaged in conflict with a client.

v. Avoiding power struggles with clients such as persistent discussion or arguing to try and convince a client to make a choice the staff desires.

vi. Perform daily supervision of basic maintenance and housekeeping chores by clients to ensure good standards of health and sanitation.

vii. Provide 1 on 1’s as needed.

viii. Accompany clients to all activities and meetings.

ix. Chart daily progress of clients using the DAP format (day team needs to complete ¼ of daily DAPS).

x. Document all incidents, (+) (-) following proper procedures.

xi. Report significant treatment information and program business to on-coming staff.

  • Individualized Educational Instruction:

i. Under direction of the teacher, provide individual tutoring in all subjects.

ii. Assist teacher with implementing goals and objectives of the IEP (Individualized

Education Plan)

iii. Assist and participate in recreational activities and field trips.

  • Teacher Assistance:

i. Grading assignments and recording in grade book.

ii. Making copies.

iii. Acquisition of educational records from school districts.

iv. Assist with documentation of IEP goals and objective.

v. Recording daily attendance.

vi. Assist in calculating hexter grades and documenting on transcript.

vii. Assist in supervision and support of interns, volunteers and work-study students

assigned to program.

Professional Relationships and Representation:

1. Represent the agency, in word and action, in a manner that conveys professionalism, consensus of department and treatment team, support the agency mission and treatment philosophies, and regard for agency policies and procedures.(PPPM-Section 1080 3.d.)

2. Role model to clients in an appropriate demeanor, appearance, language and communication. (PPPM-Section 1080 1.g.)

3. Treat with respect the findings, views, and actions of all colleagues, and use appropriate channels to express judgment on these matters. (PPPM-Section 1080 3.c.)

4. Work within the bounds of professional protocol, in all manner of speaking.(PPPM-Section 1080 3.e.)

Complete other duties as assigned.

Physical demands and work environment:

1. Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 40 pounds (physical).

2. Ability to use computerized client database system for documentation and record keeping (visual).

3. Ability to communicate with clients, families, referral agents and other professionals in person, by telephone and by email (verbal, visual, hearing).

4. Ability to climb stairs to access clients at all times in the building (physical).

5. Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to transport clients (physical, visual).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Psychiatry

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local laws and regulations?

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Experience:

  • an education setting: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Link to Indeed Posting 

Contract Therapist

We are now hiring a Contract Mental Health Therapist who is motivated by working independently. Would you like to create your own schedule? If so, this job might be for you.

Turning Point Center for Youth and Family Development, Inc is hiring for Mental Health Therapist – Contract

Turning Point has been serving youth in Colorado for over 50 years and we take pride in providing a flexible work environment and growth opportunities to our employees.

Primary Responsibilities:

Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate treatment plans for assigned caseload as well as facilitate individual, group and family treatment sessions.

Role qualifications:

1. Master’s degree in mental health discipline. Must be licensed or provisionally licensed.

2. Certified Addictions Counselor II, or actively seeking this certification.

3. Minimum two years clinical experience in client assessment, treatment planning, and implementation. Prefer work experience with individuals and families, with emphasis on adolescents who are delinquent or pre-delinquent. Prefer interest in experiential treatment modalities.

4. Self-directed work style and ability to collaborate effectively with Residential Coordinator, agency administrators, and all personnel to meet agency objectives. Demonstrated ability to show initiative in managing job responsibilities, communicating job performance ideas and concerns to supervisor, and seeking resources to maintain and build areas of expertise.

5. Demonstrated ability to serve as a representative of the agency, and thus converse professionally and knowledgeably with clients, their families, licensing, referral agents, law enforcement and the public at large.

6. Flexibility in work hours to accommodate program needs to include evening and weekend hours.

Position responsibilities:

1. Development and Implementation of Client Services:

  • Brief staff team on each new client’s comprehensive history, previous treatment, and initial treatment goals.
  • Report client progress and treatment concerns to the Residential Director and share all treatment suggestions with the staff team.
  • Work collaboratively with clinical staff in decision-making process involving clinical issues that impact treatment.
  • Participate in clinical on-call rotation as scheduled.
  • Coordinate with previous treatment programs to ensure continuity of care for clients.
  • Provide leadership through assisting and supporting counselors in implementing treatment plan interventions, milieu management and crisis intervention.

Perform the duties identified as case management in CDHS regulation 7.705.21

2. Direct Care:

  • Therapist caseload determined by ‘productivity model,’ 60% of time spent on billable activities.
  • Assume primary responsibility for assigned caseload to include the assessment and development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a 72-hour treatment plan, a 14-day comprehensive treatment plan, quarterly updated treatment plan and monthly reviews.
  • Facilitate weekly individual and family therapy sessions for each client on caseload.
  • Facilitate weekly mental health or drug and alcohol groups.

Job Type: Contract

Contract Pay: Compensation (Billable Hours)

Provisionally Licensed, no time length: 50% of billable hours reimbursement

Licensed & First year with Turning Point: 60% of billable hours reimbursement

Licensed & 1+ Year(s) with Turning Point: 65% of billable hours reimbursement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: From $40.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Application Question(s):

  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local laws and regulations?

Education:

  • Master’s (Required)

Experience:

  • clinical: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • LPCC, LAC, or LCSW, LPC, LMFT (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

For full description, see our listing for contract therapists on Indeed.

Fill in Counselors

Fill In Floor Counselors

From $16.00 per hour 

Schedule Part-time

  • 8 hour shift
  • 10 hour shift
  • Weekend availability
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Holidays
  • Day shift
  • Night shift

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule

Job description

Turning Point has been serving youth in Colorado for over 50 years and we take pride in providing a flexible work environment and growth opportunities to our employees. We are looking for out-going, self-directed individuals with a desire to turn lives around.

Fill In Counselor is a Part Time position

Work as a strong team member to provide consistent supervision, behavior management, and treatment implementation for clients.

Role qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or related field. If the degree is unrelated, one year experience in the human services field is desired and prefer experience in a residential treatment center.
  • Minimum of 22 years of age.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a representative of the agency, and thus converse professionally and knowledgeably with clients, their families, licensing and referral agents, local care providers, law enforcement professionals and the public at large.
  • Flexibility in work hours to accommodate program needs to include evening and weekend hours.


Position responsibilities:

  • Development and Implementation of Client Services:
  • Participates in weekly team staff meetings by communicating ideas, concerns, and observations regarding client behavior, performance and attitudes, and program operations.
  • Reports significant treatment information and program business to on-coming shifts.
  • Attends monthly staffings on client caseload as scheduled and assists in the development and evaluation of the treatment plan, as possible.
  • Assists in the supervision and support of interns, volunteers, and work-study students assigned to program.
  • Maintains client records in the agency’s computerized database system (Penelope).


Direct Care:

  • Provide effective behavior management by the following:
  • Establishing and enforcing rules and expectations for client behavior.
  • Confronting and redirecting negative behavior of clients and acknowledging and
  • reinforcing positive behavior choices.
  • Determine reasonable consequences for inappropriate behavior
  • Responding therapeutically to argumentative/angry statements and behavior from
  • clients by remaining objective, setting limits, monitoring and directing the progression
  • of an incident and avoiding becoming personally engaged in conflict with a client.
  • Avoiding power struggles with clients such as persistent discussion or arguing to try
  • and convince a client to make a choice the counselor desires.
  • Perform daily supervision of basic maintenance and housekeeping chores by clients to ensure good standards of health and sanitation.
  • Assist and participate in recreational activities as scheduled.
  • Accompany clients to all activities and meetings scheduled within the community and maintain appropriate client behavior expectations.
  • Chart daily progress of each client towards treatment goals using the DAP format into Penelope.
  • Documenting all incidents, positive and negative, following the proper procedures of assigning consequences using restorative justice approach, notifying program staff, notifying significant others and following any protocol dictated by the type of incident in order to meet licensing standards and regulations.
  • Responsible for the administration and documentation of medications to clients.
  • Provide transportation of clients to appointments within the community as scheduled.
  • Work collaboratively with the Treatment Team to identify graduation plan and transition needs of each client to ensure a smooth and successful transition back into the community.
  • Assist clients in 12-step or other recovery work.


Professional Relationships and Representation:

  • Represent the agency, in word and action, in a manner that conveys professionalism, consensus of department or treatment team; support the agency mission and treatment philosophies, and regard for agency policies and procedures.
  • Role model to clients an appropriate demeanor, appearance, language, and communication.
  • Give precedence to professional responsibilities over personal interests at all times.
  • Treat with respect the findings, views, and actions of all colleagues, and use appropriate channels to express judgment on these matters.
  • Work within the bounds of professional protocol, in all manner of speaking.


Complete other duties as assigned.

Essential functions:

  • Effectively represent the mission and purpose of Turning Point.
  • Work as a strong team member to provide consistent supervision, behavior management, and treatment implementation for clients.


Supervisory responsibilities: No direct reports.

Physical demands and work environment:

  • Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 40 pounds (physical).
  • Ability to use computerized database system for documentation and record keeping (visual).
  • Ability to communicate with clients, families, referral agents and other professionals in person, by telephone and by email (verbal, visual, hearing).
  • Ability to climb stairs to access clients at all times in the buildings (physical).
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle in order to transport clients (physical, visual).

 

To apply, please email your resume to: humanresources@turningpnt.org  and include the job title in the subject line.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Resumes may be sent by email or faxed to 970.221.2727. Please include the job title in the subject line. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.