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About the Program

We created the Northern Colorado Counseling Post-Masters Apprenticeship to assist newly graduated, masters-level therapists find their way. Built upon our values of access to care, ongoing education and community, clinicians will become a member of a cohort and receive top quality clinical experience, training and supervision, combined with all the step-by-step guidance one will need to launch an insurance-based private practice.

 

Upon completion of the 2 year program, clinicians will have gained the following:

  • Counseling experience with a wide variety of clients in a group practice setting

  • Clinical skills, interventions and training in multiple therapeutic approaches

  • Top quality supervision from Approved Clinical Supervisors with 45+ hours of training in supervision

  • All the supervision hours one will need PLUS 2 years of clinical experience, preparing clinicians to apply for licensure through the State of Colorado

  • Close working relationships with other cohort members

  • Marketing and networking experience to create connections in the local community

  • The foundation one will need to launch a private practice including:

    • Step-by-step guidance on completing state and federal requirements to create a business

    • Thorough training and experience in the entire insurance process from intake through discharge, credentialing, billing, and documentation

    • An in-depth understanding of state and local Medicaid requirements

    • An overview of using electronic health records systems

Applications are OPEN, space is limited. Interested and qualified candidates APPLY HERE!

Our first cohort started June 2023. Please check back in Spring 2024 for updates!

Sample Clinical Training Topics

Sample Business Training Topics

 

  • Diagnosing using the current DSM

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy

  • Mindfulness & Self-Compassion

  • Using Ego States in Therapy

  • Addictions & Co-Dependency

 

 

  • Billing & Credentialing

  • Filing Your Business at the State & Federal Levels

  • Financials & Bookkeeping

  • Marketing Yourself

  • Website Creation and Branding

 

...In addition to an orientation to conducting intake assessments, treatment plans, discharge summaries, progress notes, electronic health record systems, etc. Clinicians will also have the opportunity to research and select a clinical training of their own choosing for cohort members to participate in.

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