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compensation: Competitive salary and generous benefits package - DOE
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization

Valley Cities
Clinician: Child Focused - Kent
Full Time
Kent is seeking a clinician to join our diverse and fun team to work with children, youth, and families both in the office and in the Kent School District. The clinician will provide clinical and case management mental health services by utilizing evidence based practices and brief interventions. Applicants are expected to communicate with their clients, families, and school officials about ongoing treatment and work collaboratively to ensure that client needs are being addressed. The clinician will be responsible for maintaining strong partnerships with schools and other community partners. This position requires the ability to be flexible to school and clinic scheduling needs and a passion for serving youth ages 5-19.

Essential Job Functions: (This is not the job description in its entirety)
• Provide direct clinical mental health services to clients including: intake assessment, individual, family, brief interventions, group psychotherapy and case management services
• Timely completion of paperwork including intakes, treatment plans, 180-day review updates, and progress notes as required by the WAC, Medicaid, Medicare and other contracts
• Provides crisis management services
• Provides services in the office and within the school at least one full school day a week, often more
• Working collaboratively on the treatment plan with the client, family, and other team members
• Providing educational information in conjunction with other members of the treatment team and collaborative partners within the schools
• Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with school staff
• Participate in collaborative meetings such as case consult, IEP meetings, and Wraparound inside schools, hospital settings, and homes.
Minimum Qualifications:
• MA degree in the Behavioral Sciences Field
• Licensed or Associate Mental Health Counselor, Marriage Family Therapist or Social Worker
• Registration with the State of Washington and eligible for Licensure, if not already Licensed
• Experience providing services in a school setting
• Experience working with children and families
• In depth knowledge of human growth and development, individual and group behavior, emotion dysfunction including sexual, physical and emotional abuse, and principles and techniques for intervention including diagnostic, clinical, case management, and other necessary therapeutic skills
• Pass required background check
• Bilingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply

Our caring, professional staff is Valley Cities' most important asset - the very heart and center of who we are. Every day, we strive to ensure that your experience working at Valley Cities reflects the importance of your role as we carry out our mission.
We offer a competitive salary and generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability, retirement, paid time off, and 10 paid holidays. Please send resume & cover letter to our Human Resources Department: Email:, FAX 253-661-8644 or mail to Valley Cities/HR: 325 W Gowe St, Kent, WA 98032
We are dedicated to Equal Opportunity Employment & embrace the contributions of a diverse and inclusive workforce.
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