Mental Health Therapist, IPU - Military veterans preferred

Seattle Childrens Hospital


  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

United States

Overview:Provides mental health services to children, adolescents, and families with serious developmental, emotional, and behavioral problems in a manner which is cost effective and results in improvements in the child and family's functioning in multiple life domains. Functions as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team providing mental health services, The Mental Health Therapist is responsible for the assessment of children, adolescents and families with serious developmental, emotional and behavioral problems, as well as the implementation of treatment plans and evaluating of the need for ongoing mental health services. #LI-VM1RequirementsRequired Education/Experience: - Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field - Minimum two years experience in providing direct treatment services to children and families.. Required Credentials: - Currently licensed as a Mental Health Professional in Washington State in appropriate field according to degree (e.g., LICSW, LMFT, LMHT) Preferred: - Minority Mental Health Specialist designation - Experience with multi-system involved children with severe behavioral problems and/or developmental disabilities - Experience with the King County MHP and Washington State Mental Health WACs - Experience providing comprehensive intake evaluations with multi-axial diagnoses - Experience with evidence based practiceOur Commitment to DiversityOur community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The people who work at Seattle Children's are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels. Seattle Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.