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Number of Openings: 1
Requisition Number: 17-15611
Job Title: Mental Health Therapist, Outpatient Chemical Dependency
Department: 51110-SF - Child Psych 18120
City: Seattle
State: Washington
Location: Other Off-Site Location
Secondary Location:
Union: None
Work Status: Regular
Shift: Day Shift
FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Hours Per Shift:
Call Hours:
Work Days: Monday-Friday
Salary: Depends on Experience
Job Description:

Provides mental health services to children, adolescents, and families with serious developmental, emotional, and behavioral problems in a manner which results in improvements in the child and family’s functioning in multiple life domains. Provides substance abuse counseling and treatment services to patients and their families. 

Based at Eckstein Middle School in Seattle to develop and implement substance use prevention strategies and programs with students. Works with students individually and in groups around substance use prevention.  Teaches evidence-based models/curriculum to students to prevent substance use.
Requirements:

Required Education/Experience:  Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field.   Minimum two (2) years experience in the direct delivery of professional alcohol and drug therapy to adolescents and two (2) years experience in providing direct treatment services to children and families. Or two (2) years experience in a dual co-occurring disorders (chemical dependency and mental health/behavioral diagnosis) position providing direct treatment services to adolescents

Required Credentials:  Department of Health certification as a Chemical Dependency Professional. Licensed as a Mental Health Professional in Washington State in appropriate field according to degree (e.g., LICSW, LMFT) BLS

Preferred:  Experience with the King County MHP, Washington State Mental Health and Chemical Dependency WACs - Experience providing comprehensive intake evaluations with multi-axial diagnoses.  Experience with evidence based practice.  Minority Mental Health Specialist designation. Experience with multi-system involved children and adolescents with severe behavioral problems and/or developmental disabilities

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