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Behavioral Health Therapist

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Company:

Atlantic Street Center

 

Location:

2103 S. Atlantic Street Seattle, WA 98144

 

Position/Job Description:

Join a vibrant, multi-ethnic team that has served low-income people of color in Seattle for over 100 years. Under supervision, a Behavioral Health Therapist at Atlantic Street Center helps individuals work with family, parenting, and relationship problems; suicide; stress management; problems with self-esteem; and issues associated with mental and emotional health. As part of the counseling process, they conduct interviews, testing and risk assessment sessions with participants in order to evaluate their mental condition and formulate a treatment plan. Other responsibilities may include delivering group activities based on participant’s needs. These groups are tailored to respond to the participants’ and contractual needs for strengthening or acquiring skills related to: positive and safe choices, self-esteem, leadership, independent living skills, job readiness, mood regulation, problem solving and conflict resolution skills, parenting, communication, positive and safe relationships, mental and emotional health. Therapists keep detailed notes and records on their participants and monitor their progress. Atlantic Street Center offers competitive compensation and excellent annual benefits for full-time employees including 16 days of vacation, 12 paid sick days, 10 paid holidays and employee medical, prescription, vision and dental coverage. After one year of successful employment we provide paid benefits such as a pension plan, life insurance, and short -and long-term disability insurance.

 

Qualification Requirements:

• Master’s Degree or PhD in one of the Mental Health or Social Services sciences. • Must be registered or eligible for registry with the Washington State Department of Health. • A minimum of one year’s experience providing counseling services to ethnically-diverse children, youth, and families who are experiencing poverty. • Experience working in community-based mental health programs (preferred) • Mental Health Professional (MHP) credential or qualified to work towards obtaining credential • Strong clinical skills and knowledge base of clinical care standards in the treatment of adults, children, and families, including those families affected by multiple issues (abuse, neglect, domestic violence, chemical dependency) • Strong diagnostic skills and knowledge of DSM IV-TR, DSM V; CALOCUS/LOCUS (preferred) • Demonstrates strong knowledge of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy • Strong knowledge of regulations effecting the delivery of mental health services, including WAC, RCWs, King County policies and procedures and applicable ethical codes • Computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite software a must • Experience working with (ETO) and similar Electronic Records Management system software and databases preferred • Strong organizational skills and timely follow-up managing complex tasks associated with providing services to multi-system (e.g. schools, juvenile rehabilitation, children’s administration/DCFS, and Department of Developmental Disabilities) involved youth and their families • Knowledge of community resources in the greater Seattle Metropolitan area

 

To Apply:

Contact Michelle Codagnone
jobs@atlanticstreet.org
(206) 454-3907

 

Web Site:

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Call or email us for more information. (206) 454-3907

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