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1109, 2020

Addiction Counselor Stakeholder Meeting

By |September 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Addiction Counselors - Stakeholder Meetings and Rulemaking Hearing Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies sent this bulletin at 09/03/2020 07:41 AM MDT Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Addiction Counselors - Stakeholder Meetings and Rulemaking Hearing The State Board of Addiction Counselor Examiners will hold a Joint Stakeholder Meeting on September 15th, a Stakeholder Meeting for only Addiction Counselors on September 21st, and the Permanent Rulemaking Hearing on October [...]

1109, 2020

National Recovery Month 2020

By |September 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Join the Voices for Recovery: Celebrating Connections Recovery Happens in the Mountain Plains It is estimated that 22.35 million (9.1%) Americans are in recovery from a substance use disorder (SUD) (Kelly et al., 2017). Thirty-one years ago SAMHSA designated September as Recovery Month with the goal of changing the public face of recovery by educating Americans that SUD treatment and recovery support services help individuals live healthy and rewarding lives [...]

1009, 2020

Job Opening

By |September 10th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

AspenRidge in Fort Collins is hiring a fulltime therapist working with those in addiction treatment. See full job description:

1708, 2020

Job Opening

By |August 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Larimer County Community Corrections is hiring a CAC II therapist. See the link for the job description and application.

1408, 2020

Job Opening

By |August 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Larimer County Community Corrections is hiring a full-time Corrections Addictions Therapist. This person will need a Bachelor's Degree with a CAC II.   You can apply at:

3107, 2020

Important Changes to the Certified Addiction Counselor Program

By |July 31st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I have attached changes to the CAC program that went into effect on July 14th. These will impact most of you who are working on a credential and many of you who already hold a credential. I also attached HB-1206 (passed on July 14, 2020) and the proposed Addiction Counselor Rules. CAC Program Changes First draft Addiction Counselors 4 CCR 744-1_ HB 20-1206

2607, 2020

Job Opening

By |July 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Advantage Treatment Center is looking for a CAC II or higher out in their Sterling location. If interested please contact Sarah Strangebye-Hibler: Sarah Stangebye-Hibler, LCSW, LAC, MAC, ADS Clinical Director  303.395.9710   Advantage Treatment Centers, Inc Where Client Success Means Community Success Visit Us Online at

1102, 2020

Job Openings

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Clinical Director Harvest Farm is looking for a Masters-level clinician with strong leadership and vision to head up the programming and supervision of staff for its rural, long-term, free residential recovery program.  Preference for someone with an interest in developing experiential interventions within the rural setting, and interest in developing Peer Support Services.  CACIII or LAC strongly preferred. Position is posted here: Director of Emergency Shelter Services Fort Collins Rescue [...]

1102, 2020

Job Opening

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Counseling Services of Longmont is in need of a CACII, CACIII or LAC counselor for facilitating DUI Court ordered groups.  They say they will pay well!

2301, 2020

Jurisprudence Exam Update

By |January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

"Effective 11/01/2019, the Mental Health Jurisprudence Examination must be taken and passed each time a new application is submitted for a mental health license/registration/certification (credential). This requirement is necessary to  ensure the applicant demonstrates knowledge and understanding of current laws. The Mental Health Jurisprudence Exam items are updated regularly; thus, it is essential that each applicant take and pass the Exam that is active at the time the individual is applying for a mental health credential. [...]

2211, 2019

Job Opening for Addiction Counselor

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Boulder County Community Services is looking for an addiction counselor. Here's the link to the job description.  

1111, 2019

Job Opening for Certified Addiction Counselor II

By |November 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Front Range Clinic is looking for a CAC II in Pueblo. Very unique position and actually kind of exciting. The work will be out of a mobile unit that provides an array of serves including the provision of medication assisted therapy and counseling. The full job description is located on Indeed. You can also contact Donna Goldstrom at [email protected] or 970691-2333.

2910, 2019

Job Opening for Addiction Counselor

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Addiction Counselor Colorado Treatment Services, LLC We are seeking an enthusiastic, compassionate addiction counselor to join our growing team at Colorado Treatment Services, Colorado’s premier opiate addiction treatment facility. We pride ourselves in our superior patient care, and are looking for someone who is passionate about helping individuals on their path to healing! Position Summary: This position is for an addiction counselor at an outpatient substance abuse program. Counselor will be an integral part [...]

710, 2019

Job Opening in Longmont

By |October 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

A Peer Case Manager job position is open at City of Longmont helping clients in recovery. See the attached job description. Deadline to apply is October 21. PeerCaseManager

2609, 2019

Job Opening

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Substance Use Counselor Servicios de la Raza - Denver, CO 80211 $45,000 - $48,000 a year Servicios de La Raza, Inc. Substance Use Counselor/CACII+ Servicios de La Raza (SDLR) provides culturally responsive, essential human services and opportunities. The behavioral health program is an integral component of SDLR, offering behavioral health services to clients from diverse ethnic, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds. Reports to: Director of Behavioral Health GeneralResponsibilities: Provide individual and group therapy [...]

909, 2019

JOb Opening

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Creative Counseling Services Loveland office has an immediate opening for a full-time Substance Abuse/Mental Health Counselor. CAC II or III required; Master's degree is preferred. Will work closely with referral sources in the the criminal justice system. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.  Must have experience providing both individual and group counseling. Competitive pay, full medical and dental benefits, as well as 401(k) offered.  Flexible schedule and vacation [...]

1408, 2019

Job Opening

By |August 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Be a part of the future of behavioral healthcare! Join our integrated healthcare team as a Behavioral Health Provider. The goal is to detect and address a broad spectrum of behavioral health needs in the primary care patient population with the aim of early identification, quick resolution, long-term prevention, and wellness for as many patients as possible. Nestled in the Front Range of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, Peak Vista Community Health Centers [...]

2907, 2019

Job Opening at Harvest Farms

By |July 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Description The Clinical Manager (CM) in Denver is an exempt position of the Denver Rescue Mission and must hold to the doctrine and the Constitution/By-Laws of the Denver Rescue Mission. The CM must be willing to sign the Denver Rescue Mission Statement of Faith, and be a member or regular attendee of a local church.   The CM should be someone with proven leadership skills, with a developing counseling philosophy, [...]

1107, 2019

Ethics Training for Addiction Counselors

By |July 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Please see the announcement below for information and registration links for a one-day training, New Ethical Dilemmas in the Digital Age, being offered in THREE Colorado locations in August. The training is free and sponsored by the Mountain Plains ATTC. Click on the REGISTER NOW link for Ft. Collins, Denver or Pueblo to secure your spot. View the announcement in this email message, click here to view:

507, 2019

Job Opening

By |July 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Searching for a Senior staff position at CSU Counseling Center. See job description.

2006, 2019

Motivational Interviewing Training for Addiction Counselors

By |June 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

There is still time and room to register for the FREE 8-week enhanced online learning series,Motivational Interviewing - Into Practice. It's more than just a webinar!  View more details below or visit:

1306, 2019

Training for Addiction Counselors

By |June 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Please see attached flyer for the upcoming FREE Office of Behavioral Health's workshop on July 25, 2019: “Didn’t We Already Go To Diversity Training? Mitigating diversity fatigue in the work we do each day.” Dr Nita Mosby Tyler is providing a workshop designed to address the prevalence of diversity fatigue in the work we do each day. We will explore the emerging considerations – cultural and beyond – that can create barriers in [...]

2205, 2019

Job Opening for Addiction Counselor

By |May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Group therapist needed for 10 hours per week (2 days) jail-based program in northeastern Colorado. Salary commensurate with experience, generous enough to cover travel expenses. Must be CAC II or higher, with own liability insurance coverage.  Ideal candidate would be someone with demonstrated clinical skills, exceptional ethics, unwavering self-control and interest in working with the Criminal Justice population. Must be able to pass a background check with the Colorado Department [...]

305, 2019

Training for Addiction Counselors

By |May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

“Integration of Medical and Behavioral Health Services for Vulnerable Populations.” The workshop will focus on one integrated care model for gender non-conforming and transgender children, adolescents, and young adults and another integrated care model serving adolescents and young adults living with HIV or at-risk of acquiring HIV. The workshop will review literature on the effectiveness and explore the benefits and barriers to using integrated care models successfully. See attached. Flyer [...]

1304, 2019

Compassion Fatigue Training for Addiction Counselors

By |April 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Compassion Fatigue Online Series: The Opioid Epidemic - Increasing Knowledge and Skills for Behavioral Health Providers May 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2019 10:30 - 11:30 AM MDT / 11:30 AM -12:30 PM CDT      Compassion fatigue increases stress resulting in lost productivity, staff turnover, and overall poor organizational health. Professionals in behavioral health or “helping profession” settings are at risk for developing secondary traumatic stress, depression, and/or burnout as they attend [...]

1104, 2019

Job Opening

By |April 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Creative Counseling Services Greeley office has an immediate opening for a full-time Substance Abuse/Mental Health Counselor. CAC II or III required; Master's degree is preferred. Will work closely with referral sources in the the criminal justice system. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.  Must have experience providing both individual and group counseling. Competitive pay, full medical and dental benefits, as well as 401(k) offered.  Flexible schedule, with 36 [...]

1004, 2019

Dual Diagnosis Training

By |April 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

April 24th, there will be a training on working with persons with IDD (Intellectual and Developmental Disability) and mental health conditions. See the attached flyers for more information IDD Agenda 4 24 19 IDD Flyer 4 24 19 IDD Flyer speaker bios

1003, 2019

Job Opening for Counselor

By |March 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

AIM in Boulder has a psychotherapist job position opening. See the attached description. AIM House helps young people foster personal responsibility and fulfillment as they transition into adulthood. Aim's structured living environment and individualized programs are designed for the young adult who is transitioning from residential treatment centers, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, wilderness programs, and therapeutic boarding schools. I hear its a great place to work!

603, 2019

Job Opening

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

NorthStar has a Therapist position open and we'd love it if you would help us share the news. Please find Job Description flyer attached. Residential Therapist Job Description

603, 2019

Informing Prevention Working With Adolescents

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

See attached information regarding a 6 part webinar series on adolescents offered through the Addiction Technology Transfer Center. You can register for individual parts or all 6. The focus is on adolescent development, engaging adolescents in interventions, using data to inform practice, using technology for school based prevention and the effects of drug use including marijuana on adolescent brain development. INFORMING PREVENTION

2601, 2019

Addiction Counselor Job Opening

By |January 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

BHG in Longmont is hiring a CAC III. They are offering a $500 signing bonus! Got to the link below where you can find the application process and learn a  little bit more about BHG.

712, 2018

CAC Classes

By |December 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Here is a schedule of all of our new certified addiction counselor classes (CAC) that I teach at Pueblo Community College. Here is a link to the list of dates and times of the current classes. CAC Classes - Spring 2019    

1711, 2018

Opportunity for Addiction Counselors

By |November 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Hello everyone!!!   Please join the OMNI Institute, sponsored by the Office of Behavioral Health, for the PREVENTION 101 training in Idaho Springs!   December 10, 2018 1:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m. (3 hours)   Clear Creek Metro Recreation Center, Molybdenum Room 98 12th Avenue Idaho Springs, CO 80452   OVERVIEW Substance abuse prevention is founded on proven theories and frameworks to inform its strategies. This training will explore the foundational concepts of [...]

1209, 2018

Addiction Counselor Job Openings

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Denver Recovery Center is looking for one (or two, or three!) contract therapists to join our expanding team of practitioners. Specifically, looking for a therapist(s) to run two process oriented groups focused on recovery from substance use on: Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30 - 3:00p. Additionally, I am looking for a contract therapist to run a psycho-educational group on: Thursdays from 10:00a-11:30a. Qualifications: Master’s Degree CAC II (or higher) Pay: [...]

108, 2018

Forum for Addiction Counselors

By |August 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Great opportunity to learn about Opioid us disorder, medication assisted treatment and what we are doing about the opioid crisis in Colorado. See attached Flyer and Agenda. Flyer Opioid Crisis Response Forums 2018 Agenda Opioid Crisis Response Forum 2018

2607, 2018

Free Webinar

By |July 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

FREE Webinar Opportunity Compassion Fatigue: Survival of the Caregiver Friday, August 17, 2018 9:00 - 10:30 AM Pacific Time 10:00 – 11:30 AM Mountain Time 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Central Time 12:00 - 1:30 PM Eastern Time This webinar will explore the beauty and pain that may come with being a caregiver. It will investigate compassion fatigue, as well as compassion satisfaction, and provide practical tools to build caregiver awareness, self-compassion, and psychological flexibility as they choose [...]

2605, 2018

CAC Supervisors

By |May 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

I am looking for CAC III or LAC supervisors in the Greeley area. Can you let me know if you are interested?

1005, 2018


By |May 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Behavioral Health with Elders sponsored by Office of Behavioral Health. See attached flyer and agenda. Flyer July 26 2018 (1) Agenda July 26 2018

1005, 2018

Job openings

By |May 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

NorthRange Behavioral health in Greeley has openings for clinicians in most of their departments. You can go to their website and look at postings and who to contact if interested.

3103, 2018


By |March 31st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

May be helpful for those of you using videoconferencing or planning on using technology based health services. Registration Open! Online Training Series_ Skills-based Videoconferencing

2203, 2018

Clinical Supervisor Training

By |March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Dear Colorado Clinical Supervisors, A special opportunity has opened for Colorado Clinical Supervisors to register for a FREE Technology-Based Clinical Supervision Online Training Series every Wednesday, March 28- May 16, 2018 from 10:00-11:30 AM. This training is brought to you by the Mountain Plains ATTC. A live technology training session is/was scheduled on Wednesday, March 21st at 10:00-10:30 a.m. to familiarize registrants with the platform utilized for the course (ZOOM™).  Due to the timing of [...]

1903, 2018

Job opening

By |March 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Alcohol Behavior Information, Inc in Aurora CO is hiring for a CAC II, III or LAC for contract work. See attached job description: Aurora hiring

2302, 2018

Job Opening

By |February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Currently have an open position at Crossroads' Turning Points for a Pueblo Outpatient Supervisor. The position requires a CAC III and previous experience as a Supervisor. Apply online:

1502, 2018

Job Opportunity

By |February 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

A longmont School Counselor/Interventionist will be coming open. This job will be officially posted in April. Licensed as an LPC/LCSW or have an MA in school counseling with some clinical experience... most of the counselors, but not all, have both a masters in School counseling and then an additional clinical licensure beyond that. Some of the interventionist are either a school counselor or a licensed clinical social worker but not [...]

1102, 2018

Positions to Fill

By |February 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Footprints is opening a new facility in Centennial and are looking for an Executive Director, Clinical Director and Psychiatric Nurse. See attached job Descriptions. Emma Ladik, Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist 3840 South Water Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203 Office:  (412) 200-5613 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Executive Director Clinical Director

202, 2018

Training on Gambling

By |February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Another opportunity for Addiction Counselor to learn about screening, assessment and treatment for Gambling Addiction. Flyer March 28 2018

3101, 2018

Job Opportunity (can accrue CAC experience hours)

By |January 31st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

LAM Ministries is looking for a Service Coordinator or case manager that would be responsible to meet with clients on a weekly bases. LAM Ministries is a addiction Recovery provider in Greeley Co. LAM has 90 day recovery programs along with support groups, drug testing and sober living apartments. We are a faith based program that offers a spiritual perspective to recovery. Your skills would need to be as followed: [...]

2501, 2018

Job opportunity for Addiction Counselor in Training!

By |January 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

LAM Ministry has an opening for a CAC I or someone working on their CAC I. "As we grow we are in need of a case manager or a service coordinator. They would meet with our in-patient people and make sure that they are getting what they need and staying on track with their programs. Also they would be responsible to help get people into our program by networking with [...]

1201, 2018

Job Announcement

By |January 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

BHG in Fort Collins is looking for a CAC II or CAC III working with women with a history of Domestic Violence. Please contact Susan Kanemasu at 970-372-3144 or [email protected]

301, 2018

Free Training!

By |January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Great opportunity to learn about Trauma Informed Care System for behavioral health workers. TIE FEB 22 Flyer  Agenda Feb 22 2018

101, 2018

Update on CERTS Program

By |January 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

This might clarify some questions you may have regarding the CERTS Program for tracking Certified Addiction Counselor required classes.

2812, 2017

Talk to Your Commissioner

By |December 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Have your voice heard and an opportunity for Addiction Counselors to share your thoughts on mental health in Larimer county.

612, 2017

Job Opportunity for Addiction Counselors

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Full Time Addiction Technician I and II  at Aurora Mental Health –  Position summary: To provide milieu management and ensures safety of individuals or groups in a treatment program by performing the following duties; interacts with client population in order to provide guidance, safety, stability and direction, monitors milieu activities and ensures safety, monitors and documents client levels of intoxication, withdrawal status, vital signs, physical condition and behavior, as needed, [...]

1011, 2017

Job Opening for Certified Addiction Counselor

By |November 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Position:   Mental Health Therapist II with a CAC II at SummitStone Health Partners Part Time:  20 hours per week; primarily afternoons and evenings Consider using your counseling skills and your CAC II by working with our 13 - 17 year olds!  This part time outpatient program will allow you to incorporate many aspects of your therapy trainings.  You will need your experience with treating substance use disorder, trauma informed care, brief [...]

706, 2017

Therapeutic Resource

By |June 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Great opportunity for those addiction counselors working with youth and young adults in recovery. Therapeutic Skateboard Lessons Proposal

902, 2017

Job Fair

By |February 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Opportunity for Addiction Counselors in Northern Colorado. BHG is hiring CAC II, CAC II and LAC positions. Job fair located at 2114 Midpoint Dr in Fort Collins Saturday February 11 from 10am to 12pm.

2801, 2017

By |January 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Excellent training opportunity for Certified Addiction Counselors, particularly those who work with military clients and trauma. Flyer Feb 23 2017

2710, 2016

CAC Counselor Training Opportunity

By |October 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

An opportunity for a free training on Opioid Use in the Workplace. Use this for some professional development Addiction Counselors! opioid-misuse-in-the-workplace

108, 2016

Colorado Addiction Counselor Training

By |August 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Addiction counselors are vital members of the mental health community who specialize in helping people suffering or recovering from addiction. If you’re wondering how to become a certified counselor in Colorado, Colorado Counselor Training can help. We’re authorized to provide addiction counselor training within the state and we offer effective, affordable, and accessible training to anyone who may be interested in a rewarding career in addiction counseling. […]

2605, 2016

Addiction Training Through Colorado Counselor Training

By |May 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

The Addiction Training Society needs professionals who have received certified addiction training to work with substance abusers, and Colorado Counselor Training has an extensive addiction training program designed to help you learn how to help substance abusers from all walks of life. Training is affordable, accessible and effective. One reason why our addiction training is so important is because our counselors will routinely deal with members of a population that [...]

305, 2016

NIDA Funded Study for Contingency Management

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Great opportunity for CAC Counselors who work with Adolescent on an outpatient basis! Dear Treatment Counselors, Please see the announcement below. The organizers (see information below) have received a handful of inquiries from counselors in Colorado, Montana, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming and a few of them have become participants. They are trying to wrap up recruitment soon and are hoping to get some more participants from our region and [...]

2404, 2016

OBH Addiction Counselor Trainings

By |April 24th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Great opportunities for you Addiction Counselors out there with or without the CAC! OBH is committed to offering training opportunities on the western slope. Hope you can attend. Please share with other DUI counselors. We have an upcomingInterlock Enhancement Counseling training June 14th in Grand Junction. Given the changes that require 4th time DWI offenders who have interlocks to receive interlock counseling, this training is timely and pertinent. Representatives from the [...]

1204, 2016

Intervention with Psychosis

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Free training opportunity for CAC counselors. This training focuses on early intervention with clients who have psychosis. Really critical knowing that many of the clients we see as addiction counselors have co-occurring disorders. Save the Date May 2016

2003, 2016

Addiction Counselor Training

By |March 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Free training for Addiction Counselors looking for Professional development. The ATTC is offering this free training focused on a new blending product for Buprenorphine. Buprenorphine Suite of Blending Products Training_Denver_May 17, 2016

1411, 2014

Addiction is a Brain Disease

By |November 14th, 2014|Categories: Blog|

Over three decades now of research has proven that addiction is a complex brain disease. It is considered a developmental disease that tends to start in adolescence and can last a lifetime if untreated. Despite this understanding, there remains controversy on whether the behavior of an addict is voluntary or involuntary and how we should treat the addict: punishment or treatment. The Certified Addiction Counselor training program offered by Colorado [...]

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