Program Coordinator – Hybrid

US Government, Colorado Department of Human Services

This position is open to current Colorado residents only.

Most State of Colorado employees are eligible for a great benefit package! Please see the Supplemental Information section below for details!

Located within the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), the Office of Civil and Forensic Mental Health (OCFMH) is responsible for policy development, service provision and coordination, program monitoring and evaluation, and administrative oversight of the forensic behavioral health system.  OCFMH operates the Colorado Mental Health Hospitals at Fort Logan and Pueblo and the Forensic Services Division. 

The Forensic Services Division is responsible for six departments including Forensic Community Based Services (FCBS), Jail Based Evaluation and Restoration (JBR), Outpatient Restoration (OPR), the Forensic Support Team (FST), the Court Services Department and the Operations Department.  

The work unit is responsible for the direction of the Outpatient Restoration Program for the State of Colorado.  This program responds to referrals for individuals’ court orders for restoration of competency treatment for both adults and juveniles, as mandated by statute to be completed by CDHS.  Outpatient Restoration works closely with the Court Services Department, Legal Medical Records, Bridges Liaisons, Forensic Support Team, community mental health, private practice providers, and the criminal and juvenile courts statewide.

Our team works to facilitate competency restoration services in the community setting for individuals who have been found incompetent to proceed and can participate in services in their community. Our staff are required to maintain updated skills, knowledge, abilities, and competencies necessary to the position through continuing education, clinical supervision, literature review, and discipline and team development. This position may be required to travel throughout Colorado to meet the needs of the department.

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