LifeWorks NW's Child and Family Outpatient Services provide therapy, mental health assessments and treatment planning, medication management, skills training and consultation.
PURPOSE: Assesses and diagnoses children and adolescents ages 3 to 18 experiencing mental health issues and behavioral problems in an outpatient setting. Provides appropriate treatment and/or consultation with families, care providers, and community partners about treatment options.
DAYS/HOURS: This is a full-time position.
Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or a mental health related field (QMHP status) required.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency skills required.
Experience in broad range of clinical interventions and mental health assessment specific to children, adolescents and families.
Demonstrated ability to conduct an assessment, including identifying precipitating events, gathering histories of mental and physical health, alcohol and other drug use, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts, assessing family, social and working relationships and conducting a mental status examination; complete a five-axis DSM diagnosis; write and supervise the implementation of an Individual Service and Support Plan; and provide individual, family and/or group therapy within the scope of their training.
Demonstrated effective communication skills and ability to provide culturally-competent treatment services to diverse client populations and maintain a cooperative working relationship with others in a culturally diverse environment.
Demonstrated ability in providing case management services and compliance with confidentially in accordance with federal, state and/or funding source requirements.
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Word. Ability to master proprietary software required, including electronic health record system.
LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community.
LifeWorks NW is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law.
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