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Pacific Mental Health Lynnwood Therapist Seattle Therapist Jeffery J. Goff, MA, LMHC

Looking for a counselor job? Apply for an internship or counseling job to increase your experience, and get paid to help other people in their personal life.

Pacific Mental Health is looking to add counselors at several locations. Are you a graduate student or recent graduate of clinical or counseling psychology?

We could use your expertise to help people in your area. Review our openings to see if you meet our requirements and apply today. We look forward to hearing from you!

Counselor II

Post-Masters, Pre-Licensure

Job Summary: Provides individual and couples therapy, interviews clients and couples to develop a comprehensive psychosocial assessment. Position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Individual Plan of Care (IPC), by incorporating and integrating assessment data from other members of the treatment team.

Individual will also provide clinical guidance and recommendations to the other members of the treatment team, and coordinate treatment interventions with prescribing clinicians as needed.

Must demonstrate strong competency in the following areas:

Therapy Skills: Provides individual, couples, family, and group therapy utilizing evidence-based practices as appropriate.

Assessment and Conceptualization Skills: Ability to conduct intake assessments, create treatment plans, present and conceptualize cases from a theoretical orientation.

Crisis Intervention Skills: able to assess suicide and homicide risk and when necessary create a safety plan with client.

Facilitating Treatment Meetings: Coordinate Individual Plan of Care meetings, family team meetings, and collaborate with other team members.

Quality and Timely Documentation: Including daily case notes, treatment plans for insurance companies, quick response to client/ team emails, and other required documentation.

Characteristics of Effective Therapist:

  • Approachability
  • Adaptability to change
  • Personal stress management
  • Care for others

Focus on Professional Development: including actively working toward licensure, being current on all required trainings for agency, seek additional trainings to improve clinical skills in evidence based practices, showing a willingness to learn, and demonstrate a commitment to cultural awareness.

 

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the job adequately. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Licensure: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or other field which qualifies the candidate to be licensed in the State of Washington as a mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist, clinical social worker, or psychologist.

Experience: Two years  experience working in the mental health setting, residential or day treatment, which provides counseling services to individuals, couples, and families.

Job Knowledge: Able to work within the accepted therapeutic standards and guidelines of Pacific Mental Health policies and procedures, able to determine own therapeutic practices and techniques while consulting as necessary with the clinical supervisor, contribute to program and new concept development.

Work is routinely performed within the task areas defined above, is complex and involves assessment and therapeutic decisions, which directly impacts the progress and emotional well being of clients.

 Technology Skills: word processing, data entry, video conferencing, and social media proficiency

Compensation: $19.00 – 28.50/hr

Locations: Lynnwood and Seattle

 

To Apply, please submit:

1) a cover letter describing your counseling interests and qualifications

2) a curriculum vita / resume

3) a statement regarding your preferred therapeutic orientation.

Please submit them to   jobs@pacmh.org

Pacific Mental Health Lynnwood Therapist Seattle Therapist Jeffery J. Goff, MA, LMHC

Licensed Clinical Supervisor

Licensed Clinical Supervisor – Marriage and Family Therapy LMFT or Mental Health Counseling LMHC

Job Summary: Provide clinical supervision to clinicians actively working towards licensure or completion of a master’s degree in the field of mental health counseling. Instructs clinicians on treatment plans, treatment interventions, and case notes.

Candidate will demonstrate strong competency in the following areas:

Therapy Skills: Demonstrate superior ability in preferred therapeutic approach: including individual, couples, family, and/or group therapy

Assessment and Conceptualization Skills:  Ability to help clinicians providing intake assessments, creating treatment plans, assesses clinician’s presentation and conceptualization of cases when presented in supervision from a given theoretical orientation.

Crisis Intervention Skills: Ability to assess suicide and homicide risk and when necessary implement a safety plan for clinicians seeing clients.

Documentation: Keep supervision notes, quick response to clinician emails, and other required documentation.

An Effective Supervisor Exhibits approachability, adaptability to change, personal stress management, caring about others, ability to teach or instruct others of duties and responsibilities.

Focus on Professional Development: Helps clinicians actively work toward licensure, being current on all required trainings, seeks out additional trainings to improve clinical skills in evidence based practices, shows a willingness to learn, and demonstrates a commitment to cultural awareness.

Understanding of Risk Management: Help clinicians with procedures, protocols, policies and interventions related to high risk client behavior. This is achieved through policy review, formal testing, training compliance, and validated observation which demonstrates these competencies.

Education and Licensure: Hold a master’s degree in counseling or clinical psychology, social work or other related field which qualifies candidate to be fully-licensed in the state of Washington as a mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist, social worker, or psychologist. Once hired, must maintain licensure and continuing education credits.

Certification: Successful completion of supervisor training program, as well as completed necessary hours of supervision hours to become a supervisor.

Preferred Experience: At least one year of experience working as an approved supervisor in private practice setting or in a mental health setting, residential or day treatment, which provides counseling services to individuals, couples, and families.

Compensation: DOE

Locations: Seattle / Lynnwood

To Apply, please submit:

1) a cover letter describing your counseling interests and qualifications

2) a curriculum vita / resume

3) a statement regarding your preferred therapeutic orientation.

Please submit via e-mail: jobs@pacmh.org

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