Mental Health Evaluator Emergency Department

External Description

Provides mental health assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents, and families with serious developmental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties (and possible co-morbid chronic medical conditions) who present to the emergency department in a manner that is evidence-based, cost-effective, and results in movement toward resolution of the crisis impacting the child and family’s functioning.

Requirements

Required Education/Experience:
- Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field
- Minimum of two years experience providing direct treatment services to children and families

Required Credentials:
- Licensed as a Mental Health Professional in Washington State, licensed in appropriate field according to degree (e.g., LICSW, LMHC)

Preferred:
- Minority Mental Health Specialist designation
- Experience with multi-system involved children with severe behavioral problems and/or developmental disabilities
- Experience with the King County MHP and Washington State Mental Health WACs
- Experience providing comprehensive intake evaluations with multi-axial diagnoses
- Experience with evidence based practice


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