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Therapist - school-based

Company: Comprehensive Healthcare
Location: Sunnyside
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?
Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.

What are we looking for in a School-based Therapist?
School-based Therapists work within their assigned primary or secondary schools to provide evaluations, brief treatment, and other interventions for students. Using evidence-based practices, School-based Therapists help students develop the skills needed to manage their mental health concerns more effectively. School-based therapists will coordinate with teachers, parents & families, school administration, and other service providers to ensure that each student is receiving the interventions and treatment they need. Clinical supervision and training in evidence-based practices are provided as part of this position. Prior experience working with children and adolescents is required for this role. This is a year-round position serving the Sunnyside School District; regular travel between the schools and our Sunnyside clinic is to be expected.

School-based Therapist duties may include:
completing mental health assessments on each referred student
providing individual & family therapy and facilitating behavioral health groups
collaborating with each student to create an individualized treatment plan
assessing students for safety and risk to self or others and taking appropriate crisis intervention measures when indicated
coordinating with teachers, guidance counselors, families, school administrators, and community service providers for case management and maintaining continuity of care
thorough and timely completion of required clinical documentation
Qualifications:
Master's degree in counseling, social work, or related field
Prior experience working with youth and adolescents required

What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You
Training and Development
A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility and promotion
Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, and consultation in implementing evidence-based services and programs
Clinical supervision toward licensure (if applicable)
Innovative Program & Services
A strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment
Innovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment
Joint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvement
Established partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services
Excellent Benefits
Competitive salaries within our communities and industry
Healthcare coverage for employee and qualified family members
Generous vacation, paid holiday and sick leave policies
Access to Employee Assistance Program services
Agency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensation
Additional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match of up to 4% of compensation
Agency-funded life and disability insurance program
Financial incentives to further employee education
Educational loan repayment programs (conditions apply)

Comprehensive Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. We value the diverse perspectives and strengths that our employees bring to the workplace and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply for our positions. The Human Resources department gladly offers accommodations and assistance for the application and interview process; please contact us to make arrangements.

Job Requirements:
Qualifications:
Master's degree in counseling, social work, or related field
Prior experience working with youth and adolescents required

Keywords: Comprehensive Healthcare, Yakima , Therapist - school-based, Healthcare , Sunnyside, Washington

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