WISe Team Therapist

Job: WISe Team Therapist

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Location: Bremerton, WA

Deadline: 12/31/2018


Sponsor: Kitsap Mental Health Services


PURPOSE: Provide therapy services for children and adolescents in collaboration with the agency partners, parents or guardians caring for them. This position would be a member of a core team providing voluntary wrap-around services to families with high acuity needs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities 1. Provide effective and efficient clinical services, using best practice standards, including evidence based treatment models to eligible children and families in the community. CANS certification required within two months of hire. 2. Complete and maintain all required appropriate clinical and administrative records in a timely manner, using Collaborative Documentation when appropriate. Documentation includes but not limited to cross-system care plans, crisis plans, progress and treatment plans. 3. Provide outreach services to clients and their parents/guardians. Participate in team meetings in home, community, and office. 4. Collaborate with schools, social service agencies and other providers to ensure continuity and quality of care. Build teams utilizing natural supports to support the families in WISe. 5. Participate in the implementation of administrative and clinical policies of KMHS as appropriate. Meet productivity standards. 6. Function as a team member of the program, collaborate regularly, and participate constructively in problem solving. 7. Provide consultation, education and training for KMHS staff and other agencies or individuals regarding clinical issues. 8. Provide crisis intervention services as needed during the work day including consultation with DMHPs, team members, and supports. Assist families to build unique crisis plans. 9. Actively participate in supervision and training via consultation and professional development. 10. In addition to the above, any other responsibilities appropriate to the position and not specifically listed in the job description. Education and Experience Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling/Psychology or a related field required. Two years experience working with children and families preferred. Experience providing wrap-around services preferred. Licenses and Certificates Child Mental Health Specialist and Washington License (LICSW, LMFT or LMHC) preferred. Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.

October 23, 2018