Job Opportunities

Are you a Couples and Family Therapist looking to help train the next generation of systemic therapists?  Denver Family Institute is the place for you!


Position Overview:


Denver Family Institute is seeking a Contract Adjunct Instructor for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. The instructor will teach one 20-hour course (5 Weeks–Tuesdays from 5-9; Dates TBA).  The contract instructor would be an Adjunct Instructor for the 2016-2017 Academic Year, with the possibility of a contract renewal based on performance. The Adjunct Instructor will develop the course (including the syllabus) within the DFI guidelines.




Couples I: Foundations in the Family Lifespan: This course will focus the fundamentals of Couples Counseling giving students a general and experiential learning experience. The course will include interventions with high-conflict couples. This course will also look at the lifespan of a couple— focusing on techniques and interventions in working with couples who are: newly engaged/married/coupled, couples who have had their first child, and working with elderly couples, etc.


About Denver Family Institute:

Denver Family Institute was established in 1982 and is a COAMFTE accredited Post-Degree program—offering the opportunity for therapists to train to become quality Marriage and Family Therapists. Our intensive marriage and family therapy training and supervision program mentors the next generation of relational, strength-based therapists by providing quality services in our  low-fee clinics.


At DFI, we recognize the central importance of relationships in the well-being of individuals, couples, families and communities. Additionally we honor the diversity in relationships and of individuals in our world. We welcome students, faculty and clients from different cultures, lifestyles and backgrounds. We have a clear non-discrimination policy in our program. We integrate cultural competence and respect for diversity in all our courses and supervision.


Denver Family Institute is a 501(c)3 non-profit public charity corporation.



Must have a License in Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT) in the State of Colorado or a related License (LPC, LCSW)

Teaching Experience

Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience (Post-Graduate)

Ability to attend all quarterly faculty meetings

Ability to attend annual faculty retreat

Proficient computer skills to work with Theranest Software

Preferred  Qualifications:

AAMFT Approved Supervisor


Physical Requirements/Work Environment:  Requires continuous walking, standing, sitting, fine hand or finger movement, detailed sight and hearing. 


To Apply:

 Please submit the following to :

  • Cover letter that includes what your goal of the course would be, and why you would be a good fit with Denver Family Institute as an Adjunct Instructor
  • Resume or CV
  • Skeleton of the five (5) Weeks of the course (ideas/what you would want to cover)