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Addiction Jobs at the UW & Washington State

UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute

Nurse Consultant - Opioids & Opioid Use Disorder Educator

The ADAI Center for Opioid Safety Education is seeking a Nurse Consultant to work in collaborative project between ADAI and the WA State Dept of Health. This is a DOH staff position funded by a CDC grant to serve as a DOH clinical subject matter expert on opioid prescribing guidelines, opioid use disorder, evidence based preventions/interventions and treatments.

The position reports directly to a WMS 2 manager in DOH's Office of Community Health Systems in Tumwater but will be placed at, and work out of, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at the UW. Regular intra-state travel will be required. Duties include:

  • Provides technical assistance and clinical consulting services to health care providers and WA State communities about managing opioid prescribing and opioid use disorders.
  • Develops strategies in conjunction with DOH and University of WA based on emerging data.
  • Develops processes for monitoring ongoing performance and impact of technical assistance.  Use quality improvement process to help opioid intervention/prevention efforts meet grant goals and objectives.
  • Collaborates and communicates with a broad spectrum of public health constituents and participants including federal, state and local public health officials, government officials, private individuals, physicians, nurses and other health professionals regarding opioid use disorder and related issues.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing is required. Other requirements include 1) Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in the state of Washington OR eligible to obtain licensure within 6 months of hire date. 2) Five (5) or more years (full-time equivalency) of public health nursing experience. 3) Demonstrated experience designing and implementing trainings.

Full description and application: http://tinyurl.com/DOH3328

Opportunities in other UW Departments

Center for the Study of Health Risk Behaviors

Psychology Training in Alcohol in Alcohol Research (PTAR) Fellowship
This is a two-year appointment, commencing no earlier than July 1st and no later than December 31st of each year, within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington, and is funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (Principal Investigator, Mary Larimer). This fellowship will provide training for individuals who wish to pursue a career in alcohol research, with an emphasis on the etiology and prevention of problem drinking and alcohol dependence. As this topic will be approached from both psychosocial and bio-behavioral perspectives, individuals with background training in relevant areas of psychology (clinical, health psychology, behavioral neuroscience, social, developmental, cognitive, behavioral pharmacology, etc.) are encouraged to apply. Both human and animal research will be supported. For more information, see the CSHRB website: http://depts.washington.edu/cshrb/training/post-doctoral-opportunities/

Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating areas of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation by January 11th. Please email AND mail materials to:
Trinh Vo, Postdoctoral Psychology Training in Alcohol Research Program, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences 1100 NE 45th Street, Suite 300, Box 354944, Seattle, WA 98105

See below for Postdoctoral Fellowship at Group Health Research Institute, Seattle

Faculty Positions (2) Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor WOT or Research track (AA16749)
The UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking candidates for two faculty positions which may be at the rank of Assistant Professor Without Tenure (WOT) (0113), Associate Professor WOT (0112), or Professor WOT (0111) to be hired in the faculty scientist pathway. The faculty rank may also be Research Assistant Professor WOT (0143); Research Associate Professor WOT (0142), or Research Professor WOT (0141) and these would be in the research faculty pathway.

The work site for the two successful candidates will be the Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors. Candidates must have an established and funded research portfolio in one or more of the following areas related to substance use: (1) etiology, prevention and treatment of substance and behavioral addictions, co-occurring risk behaviors (e.g., maladaptive diet/exercise, sexual risk taking, aggression, alcohol, marijuana, substance use, gambling) and comorbid medical and mental disorders (e.g., diabetes, PTSD) among adolescents, young adults and adults; (2) substance use policy and/or health/health care policy research relevant to addictive behaviors; (3) assessment or intervention using mobile, wireless and/or wearable technology; (4) adaptive intervention designs; (5) cognitive, neurocognitive, or biological mechanisms underlying substance use; (6) harm reduction focused Community Based Participatory Research, particularly with traditionally underserved populations; (7) mindfulness-based relapse prevention; and/or (8) advanced methodological design and/or statistical methods in psychiatric and social epidemiology.

The two positions are full-time and require the PhD or foreign equivalent. Further desired qualifications include experience with development or philanthropic/advancement activities, development and execution of service contracts, experience with foundation, NIH, NSF, SAMHSA, or DOE funding. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Please submit CV and cover letter to the attention of Tanya Eng-Aquino at pbfac@uw.edu. For additional information about this position, please contact pbfac@uw.edu.

Counseling Center

Case Manager/Mental Health Therapist (Seattle)
Under the supervision of the Clinical Director, the Case Manager/Mental Health Therapist will provide mental health case management, coordination, and follow-up for UW Counseling Center clients with complex mental health needs. This position will also develop collaborative relationships with UW campus partners and Seattle community providers, provide consultation for staff, and provide crisis intervention, individual and group counseling. The successful candidate will join a team of diverse individuals who are committed to enhancing and maintaining a thriving multicultural organization.

For details and application, search for Req. #135689 at UW Hires.

Group Health Research Institute

Postdoctoral Fellowship (Seattle)
Group Health Research Institute (GHRI) is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to begin in Summer/Fall 2016. Funding is available for one two-year fellowship in one of the following areas:

  • Health behavior change, especially: smoking cessation &/or mHealth interventions (Dr. Jennifer McClure, mentor)
  • Infectious diseases, especially: vaccine effectiveness, vaccine safety, and mathematical/simulation modeling of infectious disease dynamics (Dr. Mike Jackson, mentor)
  • Clinical and health services research in mental health, especially: mood disorder treatment, suicide prevention, personalized treatment, and health informatics (Dr. Greg Simon, mentor)
  • Pharmacoepidemiology, especially: treatment of hypertension in pregnancy and methods for analyzing complex longitudinal data including marginal structural models (Drs. Sascha Dublin & Susan Shortreed, mentors)
  • Addictions, especially: evaluating patient-centered approaches to addressing alcohol, marijuana and other drug use in medical settings (Dr. Kathy Bradley, mentor)

For a full description and application instructions, see: http://adai.uw.edu/jobs/GHRI_Postdoc.pdf

Harborview Medical Center

Mental Health Practiticioner (Seattle)
This person provides case management for assigned patients with serious and persistent mental illness. As a member of the Recovery Case management team, this case manager provides engagement, outreach and linkage with resources as well as counseling services.

The goal of the program is to promote community stability of patients through engagement in mental health services and treatment planning as well as assistance in securing and maintaining housing, benefits and culturally relevant treatment to meet their needs, and to assist patients in developing meaningful and productive activities. The Mental Health Case Manager works with a wide variety of patients.

For details and application, search for Req. #133779 at UW Hires.

health services

Program Manager (Seattle)
The Department of Health Services has an excellent part-time (50% FTE) opportunity for a Program Manager to manage daily operations of the Tobacco Studies Program (TSP). TSP is a grant-funded program that provides training and support to health science graduate students in order to equip them with the knowledge and skills necessary to help prevent and treat tobacco dependence, and thus build a workforce to help reduce tobacco-related morbidity and mortality in our communities and beyond. TSP serves around 80 students annually through the delivery of two graduate-level courses, special events, thesis advising and a scholarship program (a certificate program is pending). TSP also serves as an expert center for local tobacco prevention and control by producing projects such as fact sheets and white papers. Additionally, TSP seeks out research opportunities to build the student and community tobacco knowledge base.

The Program Manager is responsible for key deliverables in all these activities as well as managing administrative operations such as research coordination, budget management, and purchasing. This position will be active in course design and teaching and will work with the program Director to make strategic decisions about research opportunities.

For details and application, search for Req. #135836 at UW Hires.

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Data Manager (Seattle)
He/she will have strong analytical skills to contribute to health services and evaluation research by managing complex and diverse data activities, including managing large disease registry and complex claims datasets for processing in statistical software. Most of the projects are based on the Integrated Care Model and promote evidence-based treatment for common mental health problems, like depression, in general medical settings (e.g. primary care, disease management).

This is a leadership position that will be required to use independent judgment to manage large, complex data sets on a wide variety of research projects related to mental and behavioral health.  The position will function independently managing and assessing integrity of databases, in addition to evaluating, selecting and apply standardized statistical methodologies. 

For details and application, search for Req. #133637 at UW Hires.

Research Scientist/Engineer 2 (Seattle)
This position involves being an integral support to the research and policy mission of the Division of Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy and its major associated projects and initiatives, including the Wraparound Evaluation and Research Team (WERT) and UW School Mental Health Assessment, Research, and Training (SMART) Center. Includes conducting statistical analysis, particularly as applied to research on community-based behavioral health, school mental health, and juvenile justice programs for children, adolescents, and families.  Position requires expertise in multi-level and longitudinal analytic techniques including Hierarchical Linear Modeling and Structural Equation Modeling, and other statistical analyses, and preparing reports for scholarly and public policy forums.

This position requires high level knowledge of research methodology and statistical analyses, and the ability to independently conceptualize and carry out complex research projects using mixed-methods techniques. It will include writing Institutional Review Board applications, grant reports, analyzing data, overseeing management of large administrative datasets, preparing papers for academic publication, and presenting research in national and professional forums. Examples of projects include examining the impact of statewide policy reform on child- and program-level outcomes; evaluations of children’s behavioral health interventions in school- and community-based settings; and associations between implementation conditions at school, program, and system levels and child/adolescent behavioral health and academic outcomes. 

For details and application, search for Req. #134517 at UW Hires.

Research Study Assistant (Seattle)
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is looking currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Study Assistant for the Harborview-based Trauma Survivors Outcomes and Support Research Program. The Trauma Survivors Outcomes and Support Program supports a 24 site nationwide clinical trial that aims to develop and implement screening and intervention for injured trauma survivors suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related comorbidity. The research program also supports Harborview-based single site screening and intervention studies for PTSD and comorbidity.

This is a unique opportunity to work closely with senior research faculty to implement a nationwide research project. In this capacity the research assistant will help the principal investigator day-to-day implementation of this impactful 24- site project.

For details and application, search for Req. #136063 at UW Hires.

Research Study Assistant - Temporary (Seattle)
The temporary employee in this position will provide research support and work closely with the Principal Investigator and Project Manager in implementation of two five-year NIH funded studies on young adults.  Our longitudinal study exploring young adults’ life experiences, transitions, and health behaviors, has finished recruitment and is monitoring retention.  Participants are involved for three years with two years of monthly surveys and one additional survey in Year 3.  Just beginning , the other study explores the experiences young adults have when they drink alcohol and use marijuana. This study includes a pilot study and a longitudinal study with an in-person session in our local lab and IVR and web-based assessments over three years. The research study assistant plays a key role in supporting the Principal Investigator and Project Manager in implementing our research studies.

For details and application, search for Req. #136393 at UW Hires.

School of Social work

Research Consultant (Seattle)
School of Social Work – Partners for Our Children, has an outstanding opportunity for an Research Consultant. This position is established to own and coordinate various evaluation activities regarding child welfare social work education, professional development, and caregiver training in Washington. The target populations include Title IV-E social work students, public child welfare agency staff, and foster parents and relatives who provide out-of-home care for children. This position provides an opportunity to design and implement evaluation strategies in support of continuous quality improvement efforts.  

The Research Consultant contributes to the development and evaluation of a competency based workforce development system for the state child welfare agency. This position leverages research and knowledge from the University for training of public employees who work with vulnerable children and families.

For details and application, search for Req. #134023 at UW Hires.

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH GROUP

Bilingual Research Study Assistant (Temporary) (Northgate)
SDRG is looking for bilingual part-time to full-time staff to facilitate web and phone interviews with participants for two research projects: Project #1 is a collaboration with the Washington State Employment Security Department to collect information on wage rates and employment practices from employers and seasonal workers in the agricultural farming industry. Project #2 is a collaboration with Public Health Seattle & King County to collect baseline data from King County parents of children age 0-11 about the health and well-being of their child. Both projects are expected to begin telephone calls on September 15, with a training period between Sept 7 and Sept 14.  Both projects are expected to finish between the end of November and early December, with the possibility that the field period will be extended further. Staff will use a multitude of contact strategies (phone, email, postal mail, texting) to ensure/encourage study participation.

The function of the research study assistant will involve following up with non-responding study participants to encourage their participation in the survey. Research study assistants will use various tools (phone, web, mail), resources and techniques to coordinate interviews with participants. Project work will be conducted from our offices in Northgate, Sundays through Saturdays in shifts during calling hours (between 8AM - 8PM). Research study assistants, when not working cases, may assist with any necessary data entry, filing and may perform additional tasks to assist other team members, as needed. Research study assistants will receive training and will be expected to demonstrate mastery of basic interviewing techniques before beginning work on the project.

For details and application, search for Req. #135935 at UW Hires.

Research Study Assistant.(Temporary) (Northgate)
SDRG is looking for part-time to full-time staff to facilitate web and phone interviews with participants for two research projects: Project #1 is a collaboration with the Washington State Employment Security Department to collect information on wage rates and employment practices from employers and seasonal workers in the agricultural farming industry. Project #2 is a collaboration with Public Health Seattle & King County to collect baseline data from King County parents of children age 0-11 about the health and well-being of their child. Both projects are expected to begin telephone calls on September 15, with a training period between Sept 7 and Sept 14.  Both projects are expected to finish between the end of November and early December, with the possibility that the field period will be extended further. Staff will use a multitude of contact strategies (phone, email, postal mail, texting) to ensure/encourage study participation.

The function of the research study assistant will involve following up with non-responding study participants to encourage their participation in the survey. Research study assistants will use various tools (phone, web, mail), resources and techniques to coordinate interviews with participants. Project work will be conducted from our offices in Northgate, Sundays through Saturdays in shifts during calling hours (between 8AM - 8PM). Research study assistants, when not working cases, may assist with any necessary data entry, filing and may perform additional tasks to assist other team members, as needed. Research study assistants will receive training and will be expected to demonstrate mastery of basic interviewing techniques before beginning work on the project.

For details and application, search for Req. #135933 at UW Hires.


Jobs in the Community - Seattle & Washington

Auburn Youth Resources

Prevention Intervention Specialist (Auburn)
The primary focus of this position is to provide a comprehensive, integrated model of services that fosters safe school environments, promotes healthy adolescent development and prevents alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse within the public school system.

Applicants should submit a resume with a cover letter to DelethaWr@ayr4kids.org or may submit resumes by mail to: Auburn Youth Resources, Attn: Human Resources Department, 1000 Auburn Way South Auburn, WA 98002. You can also view the full listing on their website: www.ayr4kids.org/employment/openings.

Crisis Clinic

Crisis Line Manager (Northgate)
They are looking for a Manager with a proven set of skills in program management, including quality assurance monitoring, and reporting. The Manager is responsible for recruiting, training, supervising, scheduling and mentoring professional and paraprofessional staff. The Manager is responsible for communicating the missional aspect of our work and incorporates the principles of recovery into training of staff. Additionally, the Manager participates in training Crisis Line phone worker volunteers and in conducting community trainings, thus it is important that the Manager has excellent communication and training skills. The Manager needs to understand the nature of 24-hour work and be flexible to support staffing during evenings, nights and weekends. The manager is responsible for daily operations of the crisis phone room and is a key contact with our community partners.

Send your resume, a cover letter that details how you meet our qualifications, and your salary requirements to Michael Reading, Crisis Services Director at mreading@crisisclinic.org. You can also view the full listing on their website: http://crisisclinic.org/get-involved/job-opportunities/.

Evergreen Treatment Services

Click here to view all job openings at Evergreen Treatment Services.

Chemical Dependency Counselor (Seattle)
The counselor shall serve as the primary contact person with their assigned agency patients. It is through the counselor’s ongoing individual contracts with his/her patients that the major objectives of treatment are attained. S/He shall provide assigned patients with necessary program information and scheduling referrals to internal and external resources, individual counseling, and guidance in developing their treatment plans and goals. The nature of this position is fast-paced in high-stress situations and conditions.

LEAD Case Manager (Seattle)
The REACH Program of Evergreen Treatment Services works with homeless, addicted individuals to help them achieve stability and access important social resources such as housing, health care, entitlements and treatment. The LEAD project is a newly funded effort designed to help Seattle Police/King County Sherriff’s Department divert appropriately identified newly arrested individuals and/or social contacts. These clients will be provided goods and social services that are hoped to help cut down on their legal recidivism. This project is focused on the Belltown community of downtown Seattle and the Skyway neighborhood.

To view the complete job descriptions click on job link on employment page. Please be sure to include a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in working at ETS.

friends of youth

Group Care Enhancement Substance Abuse Treatment Counselor (Kirkland)
Provide crisis Intervention, Individual, Group and Referral services to Substance Abuse Services clients in Homeless Youth Service programs. CDP certification required. They are a team that works together to meet the needs of their clients and every member of the team is expected to pitch in and help even beyond the specific responsibilities.

Substance Abuse Treatment Counselor (Issaquah)
Provide individual and group services to Substance Abuse Services clients. Job responsibilities include outpatient groups at one or more Friends of Youth locations and/or in the community, outpatient services to individuals and families, assessments, maintaining client confidentiality, maintain client case file records to meet all WAC, King County and COA requirements, etc.

Application Process: Send cover letter and resume to Jerry Blackburn at jerry@friendsofyouth.org.
To learn more about Friends of Youth, please visit our web site at www.friendsofyouth.org

Kitsap Mental Health Services

Behavioral Health Professional (Bremerton)
This position is part of a newly funded program, which will be facilitated in collaboration with Kitsap Public Health District.  This collective impact project, which is founded on principles of harm reduction and collaboration, will help some of the most vulnerable residents of Bremerton and Central Kitsap, who are experiencing (or are at risk of) mental illness, chemical dependency, physical illnesses, and homelessness by improving access to the care they need.  Using a multi-disciplinary, mobile outreach team that includes intensive care coordination services, this project will provide the critical engagement and connective tissue to link these residents with desperately needed services that will ultimately reduce the severity of behavioral health issues, serious physical health complications, and homelessness.  This will, in turn, reduce inappropriate or unnecessary utilization of costly services.  The Behavioral Health Professional will participate on the Crisis and Care Coordination Team as the liaison and expert for Behavioral Health; while this position involves some direct care, it is predominately focused on intensive care coordination of services for highly vulnerable clients.  Work is performed primarily in the field and community settings.

Detailed job descriptions and other job opportunities: Kitsap Mental Health Employment page.

Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers

Lakeside-Miliam is seeking Chemical Dependency Counselor Trainees and Associate Counselors. Students in addiction programs with or without a CDPT license are invited to become part of the team at Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers, providing treatment adolescents and adults. If interested, send your resume to talleym@lakesidemilam.com, or fax to Monica Talley at 425-823-3132.  At Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers we believe “Underlying all of our actions is our fundamental belief that at Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers we provide the finest addiction treatment available anywhere, that the work we do is of social and material value to our clients and the community, and that people, both those we work with and those we serve, are our greatest and most precious asset.”

Lifeline connections

Chemical Dependency Professional (Vancouver)
The CDP(T) provides counseling and case management services for outpatient clients. The CDP(T) supports daily management of treatment activities, in providing these services; the incumbent performs the following duties independently: Collaborates with the supervisory staff and Program Director, other senior staff members, and other counselors, building and maintaining an engaging treatment environment that motivates clients to focus on problematic behaviors, and teaches clients more productive coping strategies; Assesses the psychosocial functioning of assigned clients and develops individualized treatment plans; Apprises team members of specific treatment plans and intervention strategies so that therapeutic consistency can be maintained; Leads treatment groups according to agency treatment guidelines; Develops discharge/aftercare plans and makes appropriate referrals for followup care; etc.

Detailed job descriptions and other job opportunities: Lifeline Connections. Posting #16-030.

Muckleshoot Behavioral Health Program

Mental Health Therapist (Auburn)
Looking for a full-time Mental Health Therapist to provide comprehensive treatment services for adults, couples, and families. This position requires a broad range of clinical and case management skills. Qualifications:  A current WA State License as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, Clinical Social Worker, or Psychologist is required, as well as a minimum of three years post-graduate experience. Preferred: Experience working within a Native American community is preferred.  Compensations/Hours:  Full-time 40hrs/per week, $33.49 per hour, excellent benefit package.

To apply go online:
1) Go to www.muckleshoot.nsn.us.
2) Select the Human Resources tab
3) Under  the Employment tab select ‘List of Current Jobs’  and select ‘All’ to view this position

Navos Mental Health Solutions

Youth Residential Counselor (Burien)
Provide direct care and supervision for children and youth with emotional & behavioral challenges in a therapeutic residential treatment environment. Successful candidates will possess an understanding of trauma-informed as well as family-centered care and have experience working with children and youth with complex needs. This position works in a milieu setting using the engagement model of care.

To apply visit their website at www.navos.org or send your resume by mail: Attn HR, 2600 SW Holden, Seattle WA 98126 By email: jobs@navos.org or by fax: (206) 933-7005.

North Sound Behavioral Health Organization

Substance Use Disorders Services Quality Specialist (Mt. Vernon)
North Sound BHO (formerly named NSMHA) currently operates as a Regional Support Network (RSN) for publicly funded behavioral health services in a five county region in northwestern Washington. The five counties include: Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom North Sound BHO is responsible for the Medicaid funding for behavioral health, and our goal is to ensure eligible individuals and families receive appropriate, person centered and timely services.

Develop and promote a culture and structure within North Sound BHO and its network of providers that supports integration of mental health and substance use treatment services. Participate in the development and implementation of substance use disorder and co-occurring services across the region.Conduct utilization reviews and utilization management. Conduct and/ or participate in focused reviews to assure quality of care including the development of review tools, clinical records review, performance analysis, and written reports.

To apply visit their website at www.nsmha.org/jobs for full job description and application. Send cover letter, resume and application to hr@northsoundbho.org.

Olalla Recovery Centers

Support Coordinator - Treatment Assistant / Treatment Aide (Olalla)
Seeking enthusiastic, competent indivuals to join our clinical team.  Support Coordinators work closely with the clinical team and assist the clinical staff of Olalla Recovery Centers by maintaining safety and security of the patients.  Coordinators are also responsible for facilitating group activities, discussions, and completing initial intake/orientation to the treatment program & services. This position is at our residential site Olalla Guest Lodge. 

Please send resume and letter of intent to: mail@olalla.org. No phone calls.Olalla Recovery Centers is an EOE.  www.olalla.org.

Sound Mental Health

SUD Clinician – Substance Use Disorder Program (SUDS) (Two posisions, both in Seattle)
Provide diagnostic evaluation and treatment recommendation for adult clients applying for outpatient chemical dependency treatment and for court referrals.  The SUD clinician carries a caseload of chemical dependency treatment clients and conducts group therapy sessions.  Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) Certification strongly preferred; CDPT and minimum AA degree required. Preferred candidate will have Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a therapeutic counseling field, nursing or special education. Two years of clinical experience in counseling or case management required; a minimum of one year of experience as a drug and alcohol counselor preferred. Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. WDL & excellent driving record necessary.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: John-Paul Sharp, Job #16-135 or #16-131, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to JohnS@smh.org

Clinician – Child and Family Services (Seattle) 
Full time (Monday-Friday, including some evenings) with full benefits (Seattle).  The Clinician is responsible for providing assessment, direct clinical intervention, and supportive consultation to child, adolescent, and adult family members presenting with a wide variety of emotional, behavioral and co-occurring disorders.  Delivery of therapeutic services in the office, school, and community, to child, adolescent, and adult family members will be emphasized, including ongoing consultation and collaboration with collateral agencies (schools, agencies, caseworkers, etc.).  The individual in this position will be required to work with the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS), education (school), inpatient facilities, mental health residential facilities, and other systems of care in developing holistic, strength based, recovery oriented therapeutic plans to maintain children and adolescents with significant mental health problems in the community.  A Master's degree in a therapeutic counseling field, nursing, or special education, with a strong emphasis in working with adolescents, children, families and community agencies is required.  A minimum of two years clinical experience as a psychotherapist or case manager with children and adolescents and demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment of multi-problem families is preferred.  Direct clinical experience with minority and low-income families is required.  Because of the nature of the target population, experience with ethnic/cultural diversity is preferred.  Must be able to obtain credential from WA Dept. of Health upon hire. WA state driver’s license and insurable driving record as well as reliable transportation necessary.  Mental Health Professional status and CDP preferred.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Terry Richardson, Job #16-098, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to TerryR@smh.org

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.

Chemical Dependency Professionals (various locations in Washington)
Spectrum is a contractor for the Washington State Department of Corrections and a leading provider of chemical dependency treatment services in Washington. They have opportunities for Chemical Dependency Professionals at a variety of locations throughout the state.  Your expertise and your active Washington State CDP or CDPT Certification (required) will be valued by a team whose mission is to make a difference in the lives of others. They offer a competitive salary and benefits package and invite you to visit their website to learn about the exciting opportunities they have available. 

To apply for any of the openings please complete an online application under "Careers" at the website: Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.

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