Mental Health Therapist, School Based - Roxhill & Highland Park (.8 - 1.0 Fte)

Neighborcare Health Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

Up to a $5,000 Sign-on Bonus for eligible candidates!

Eligible candidates for this position will hold an active LICSW, LMFT, LMHC or Clinical Psychologist license

Neighborcare offers a robust benefit package including Continuing Education (1.0 FTE is up to $1500 & 40 hours of Paid Time Off), Medical, Vision & Dental Plans, Generous Paid Time Off, 9-Paid Holidays, Retirement with Match, Life/AD&D, Employee Assistant Program, Pet Insurance, & more!

Purpose

School Based Mental Health Therapists provide mental health services to children and teens within the school-based health center setting and in accordance with the Mental Health Scope of Services. They focus on the full spectrum of care, from promoting healthy development and preventing problems, to long-term intervention and support for students unable to obtain adequate mental health care from other organizations or in a non-school context. Emphasis is on asset and strengths-building; symptom reduction; increasing, stabilizing, and maintaining functioning; and on individual, family, and group modalities. School-based Mental Health Therapists provide services with a variety of therapeutic techniques, including evidence-based practices.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborate with patients, clients, staff, and community partners to identify and address the ways that systemic racism and other forms of compounding bias are root causes of disparities in clinical/mental health and homelessness in Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color and other communities that have experienced historical and structural oppression.

  • Provide high quality, strengths-based services to clients in alignment with the Scope of Services and productivity expectations. Assist students, parents and school personnel in efforts to remove psychosocial and mental/emotional health obstacles to students' healthy functioning and academic performance.

  • Provide individual, family, and group therapy; case management; classroom presentations; and psycho-educational services in accordance with the needs of the specific school population and as specified by applicable funding contract(s).

  • Participate in school-wide interventions as appropriate. Assess mental health needs and develop individualized treatment goals for each caseload client. Review and revise treatment goals as clinically appropriate, and at least as frequently as required by applicable funding contract(s). Exchange information within legal and ethical guidelines, with the goal of providing the best individual and team care.

  • Participate actively in multidisciplinary team care provision, including but not limited to, coordinating and integrating client care with other providers within and outside of Neighborcare Health. Work with school staff, Neighborcare Health staff, and community providers to maximize students' access to health services, within Neighborcare Health and/or with other organizations.

  • Complete required documentation in a timely manner, and in accordance with requirements specified by the State of Washington, Neighborcare Health, and funders. Report all known and suspected abuse or neglect per Washington State Law. Uphold Neighborcare Health service commitments: (a warm welcome; respect; caring; working together and trusting relationship) with internal and external customers .

Required qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field, or PhD in Psychology

  • Licensure (LICSW, LMFT, LMHC, or Clinical Psychologist) in the State of Washington.

Our Mission

The mission of Neighborcare Health is to provide comprehensive health care to families and individuals who have difficulty accessing care; respond with sensitivity to the needs of our culturally diverse patients; and advocate and work with others to improve the overall health status of the communities we serve.

About our Service Commitments

Our service commitments were created by staff members, leaders, board members and patients. We use these as a guide and expectation for how we treat our patients and each other. You may learn more about our service commitments here, https://neighborcare.org/about-us/service-commitments/

  • Servicing patients

  • Serving each other

  • A warm welcome

  • Caring

  • Respect

  • Working together

  • Trusting Relationship

About us

For 50 years, Neighborcare Health has been caring for our neighbors with essential medical and dental care, counseling, outreach, health education and more in Seattle and our newest dental clinic in Olympia! Our purpose is to improve health by engaging, educating, and empowering people in the communities we serve. We are looking to hire the best talent to support our culturally diverse workplace and community.

Union: No


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