SBRIT Clinician - MA Level

Clinician provides mental health services to school aged children designated in special education or other programs within the area school districts.  Works as part of a special education team, serving high-risk, culturally diverse, emotionally behaviorally disturbed students

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Provide individual, group, and family treatment, case management and support services to identified school children and their families.
  • Complete pyschosocial assessments, assess problem areas and strengths; evaluate client needs.
  • Perform collateral liaison duties within the school setting, and with other community agencies as it relates to individual clinical cases.
  • Develop working relationships with potential referral sources and advocate for client and family needs.
  • Collaboratively develop and maintain an effective educational/therapeutic team within the school.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

  • A wide range of emotional and behavioral problems in children and adolescents;
  • The presenting problems of the entire family unit;
  • Communicating effectively with collateral agencies having contact with the child and/or family;
  • Early intervention and prevention as well as time effective treatment; 
  • Demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment of families;
  • Community mental health systems, the public schools, DCFS, and resources within King County is highly desirable; and
  • Ability to work well independently is necessary.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Mental Health Professional (MHP) designation required.
  • Washington State driver's license and insurable driving record required.
  • Must be able to obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within the first 60 days of hire.
  • Washington State licensure LICSW, LMHC or LMFT, preferred.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

To successfully perform the essential duties of this position, an individual must be able to sit at a desk for four or more hours a day, and use office equipment, including phones and computer keyboards, for four or more hours per day. Individuals must be able to engage vendors, team members, clients and others over the phone and in-person by voice. Regular attendance is an essential function of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities to perform essential position functions.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER 

The above position description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work performed; it is not intended as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and required skills for the position. Team members will be required to follow any other position-related instructions and to perform other duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities necessary to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an ?at-will? basis.

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

The above position description has been reviewed by me. I understand my duties and responsibilities. I also understand that duties and responsibilities may change in order to meet the needs of the organization.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Recruitment@Sound.Health