Behavioral Health Technician

Client Services · Lakewood, Colorado
Department Client Services
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation 32,000 + quarterly bonuses



 Job Title: Behavioral Health Technician 

Department: Client Services
Reports To: Housing Coordinator



  • Competitive salary with scheduled increases
  • Robust medical, mental health, dental and vision insurance coverage
  • 401k with Company match
  • 5 days vacation, 5 sick days (10 days PTO after first year)
  • Sponsored CAC class or Recovery Coach certification options available
  • Supervision hours provided
  • Professional Development program that provides advancement opportunities in company

Summary: AspenRidge is a growing company seeking mission-driven, dedicated and professional teammates focused on making a difference in the world. You will provide mentorship and guidance during non-clinical hours to clients. This is a 3.5 days-a-week, live-in position. Provides an array of services by performing the following duties. 



  • Transports clients to and from the clinical center, to and from 12 step meetings, to the hospital or doctor, and other locations as directed. 
  • Ensures that clients attend, and appropriately participate in, designated 12 step meetings. 
  • Assists in the education and practicing of life skills, including: cooking, cleaning, shopping, budgeting, laundry, job hunting and appropriate public communication. 
  • Introduces clients to 12 step program of recovery, its' processes, culture, language and ideals. 
  • Responsible for the facilitation of house meetings and relaying any pertinent information to the appropriate level of management. 
  • Responsible for the facilitation of big book study. 
  • Notifies the Director of Client services and Clinical Staff immediately in the event of any client clinical crises; emotional crises, threats of self or other harm, threats to leave treatment, leaving the house without permission or against established rules. 
  • Notifies the Director of Client Services in the event of any other serious, unusual situations. 
  • Maintains current knowledge of and follows all AspenRidge policies and procedures. 
  • Keeps Clinical Staff informed of all pertinent information regarding clients. 
  • Keeps Management Staff informed regarding any issues with the building, including: needed repairs, faulty equipment, need for professional cleaning, pests, or any other situation that may affect the safety or well-being of the clients or visitors. 
  • Responsible for calling 911 and then immediately informing senior management in the event of any medical emergency.
  • Maintains appropriate, professional, therapeutic boundaries with current, and past according to best practice, clients at all times. 
  • Keeps clinical management informed of clients’ failure to comply with any behavioral or medical contract. 
  • Ensures that AspenRidge rules are enforced and that clients are held appropriately accountable, keeping management informed. 
  • Completes the CAC-I certification processed, provided at AspenRidge, and in-so-doing register with DORA. 
  • Maintains current knowledge of the Colorado mental health statute, code of ethics and best practices for certified addiction counselors. 
  • Conducts urine screens as directed. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.




High school diploma or general education degree (GED)



Alignment with AspenRidge culture:


In pursuit of excellence, WE:

·     Embrace a growth mindset

·     Help each other 

·     Seek balance

·     Do what’s right

·     Encourage and inspire

·     Show up








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  • Location
    Lakewood, Colorado
  • Department
    Client Services
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    32,000 + quarterly bonuses