Therapist-WISe Program - Whatcom Co.
Company: Catholic Community Services
Posted on: June 10, 2019
Job Locations US-WA-Bellingham Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/24/2019
5:40 PM) Job ID 2019-3780 # of Openings 2 Category Social
Services/Direct Client Services Min USD $22.95/Hr. Overview The
WISe program provides an integrated and flexible array of
strengths-based services and intensive supports to families with
children who have serious mental health and other needs. All
services are delivered with the following core values in mind:
safety of the child, family and community, flexible and responsive,
family driven; normative, family oriented, strengths based,
comprehensive and collaborative, unconditional, individualized and
culturally relevant. Incumbent is in a professional position
providing intensive, community-based therapeutic services to
children, youth and families with serious mental health needs.
Incumbent will utilize the Wraparound process to increase safety,
stabilize placement and support individuals/families in meeting
their identified needs by building a team of natural and formal
supports. Incumbent will participate as a clinical team member,
learning and practicing Wraparound principles and processes.
Incumbent will participate in crisis management and the on-call
rotation. Position is F/T, 37.5 hours per week. (2 F/T openings
available) Starting Salary/Hourly Rate: $22.95 - $24.10/hr. DOE,
plus excellent holiday / vacation / sick pay and health benefits!
For internal candidates/union positions only: Compensation is set
by agreed to language in the Collective Bargaining Agreement
between CCSNW & SEIU 1199NW and determined based on experience.
Responsibilities MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Team
Membership: * Work cooperatively with internal and external teams.
* Actively engage in consultation and supervision. * Model dignity
and respect for others in all aspects of work. Direct Therapeutic
Service: * Provide diagnostic assessment (as qualified). * Provide
ongoing assessment of client's strengths and needs. * Use
appropriate therapeutic modalities to build on strengths and attend
to client's needs, including individual and family therapy. *
Participate in developing and implementing individualized service
plan. * Provide therapeutic support/psycho-education to families. *
Provide in-home therapeutic services as indicated in the Wraparound
plan. * Case management as needed. Record Keeping: * Complete all
paperwork according to agency policy and contract requirements, to
include progress reports, service tickets, service plans, scheduled
reviews, etc. * Learn and utilize Electronic Medical Records.
Crisis Management: * Work with team to provide ongoing safety
planning for clients and families. * Share in on-call rotation for
after-hours response to WISe program families. * Participate if
needed with hospitalization or crisis placement of clients.
Community Relations: * Attend appropriate community based
networking meetings as requested. * Seek out additional training
and support as needed. Access to and protection of PHI: *
Responsible for upholding a culture of privacy and security in
highly confidential work environment (HIPAA covered entity service
area). * Complies with all CCSWW policies and procedures that
involve access to and safeguarding of client Protected Health
Information (all forms). Other work related duties as assigned.
Qualifications MINIMUM: * Master's Degree in Counseling, Social
Work, Psychology or related field. * Willing/able to obtain WA
State Agency Affiliated Counselor Certification. * Experience
working with children and families in a clinical setting. * Ability
to work in home and community settings. * Strengths-based
orientation. * Must have reliable transportation, valid driver's
license and current automobile insurance. * Acceptable driving
record (Driving Abstract-Full driving record required). * Support
and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community
Services and Catholic Housing Services. * Support and contribute to
a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes
teamwork. * Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and
skills to deliver culturally competent services and work
effectively in multi-cultural situations. * Criminal History
Background Checks are required prior to employment. PREFERRED: *
Current WA State DOH licensure or Associate Licensure: Social
Worker, Mental Health Counselor, or Marriage & Family Counselor
(WAC 246-809). * 1 year relevant experience working with children
and families in a clinical/mental health setting. * Qualified
Mental Health Professional. * Children's Mental Health Specialist.
* Bilingual - Spanish Speaking. * Training and/or experience in
Family Therapy. * Training or experience in the Wraparound process.
Keywords: Catholic Community Services, Bellingham , Therapist-WISe Program - Whatcom Co., Healthcare , Bellingham, Washington
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