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Therapist - School-Based Counseling

Location: Seattle, WA Job Number: 945912 Date posted: 06/04/2021

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Description:
Provide behavioral health care including diagnostic evaluation, psychotherapy and case management services to children and adolescents in a school based clinic setting.  Modalities include individual, family and group psychotherapy. Provide behavioral health treatment to children and adolescents experiencing symptoms that interfere with their academic progress and social/emotional functioning in the school or home environment.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide behavioral health care including diagnostic evaluation, psychotherapy and case management services to children and adolescents in a school based clinic setting.  Modalities include individual, family and group psychotherapy. Provide behavioral health treatment to children and adolescents experiencing symptoms that interfere with their academic progress and social/emotional functioning in the school or home environment.
  • Complete accurate and timely documentation in the patients EPIC record including initial intake, diagnosis, treatment plan and progress notes. Complete and enter required assessment data in both EPIC and MHITS.
  • Communicate regularly with multidisciplinary team of School Based Health Clinic providers regarding patient's progress and to development of appropriate treatment plan for the patient. Attend and participate in all required meetings including clinical consultations.
  • Work closely with school staff including teachers, administrators and school counselors to improve academic performance of students. Provide groups and classes to the school community regarding social and emotional health. Adhere to evidence based practice standards and quality metrics.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience providing mental health diagnosis and treatment for children and adolescents.
  • Education
  • Master's degree in psychology, social work or a related discipline.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Washington State License in Social Work or Mental Health, such as LICSW, LMHC or LMFT by date of hire/transfer.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Knowledge and skilll in treating mental health disorders in children and adolescents.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Six (6) plus years of experience providing mental health services in a school based setting.
  • Knowledge and skills in treating children and adolescents with mental health disorders including depressive disorders, eating disorders, conduct disorders and ADD/ADHD.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Rainier Valley Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 09:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-WA-04|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Central Campus South - School Based Clinics - 1130 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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