Mental Health Therapist, Outpatient

External Description

Provides diagnostic evaluations and evidence based therapy in the outpatient Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Specialty Clinics of Seattle Children’s, an academic medical center. Specialty Clinics include Mood and Anxiety Program (MAP) with CBT for treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, ERP for OCD including an OCD Intensive Outpatient Program, CAMS for suicidality, DBT for emotion dysregulation and suicidal risk, and Family Based Therapy for Eating Disorders. The PEARL Clinic for ADHD and related disorders focuses on evaluations and behavioral parent training programs including Incredible Years.

Requirements

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

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


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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