Licensed Advanced Social Worker | Mental Health Professional

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Licensed Advanced Social Worker | Mental Health Professional

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Licensed Advanced Social Worker | Mental Health Professional

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SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week. Monday - Friday; 8:00am-4:30pm PST. Weekend component required as needed. 

***In addition to our outstanding benefits for this role, Relocation Assistance is available!   
  • The MHP is a clinical position responsible for the delivery of counseling and case management services to an identified client population. 
  • This population includes patients seeking mental health services and those noted to need other social service needs. 
  • This position maintains a client caseload, following established treatment, documentation guidelines and organization policies and procedures. 
  • Provides therapeutic intervention in a variety of treatment modalities individually matched to the needs of each client. 
  • Provides referrals to other services and programs in the community, as needed.  Actively advocates on behalf of the client
  • Required qualifications: 
  • Must qualify as an MHP according to the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 388-865-0150 (most commonly achieved through having a Master’s Degree in a behavioral health related field AND Two years of previous experience providing mental health counseling services supervised by an MHP). "Mental health professional" means:
  • (1) A psychiatrist, psychologist, psychiatric nurse or social worker as defined in chapters 71.05 and 71.34 RCW;
  • (2) A person with a masters degree or further advanced degree in counseling or one of the social sciences from an accredited college or university. Such person shall have, in addition, at least two years of experience in direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance, such experience gained under the supervision of a mental health professional;
  • (3) A person who meets the waiver criteria of RCW 71.24.260, which was granted prior to 1986;
  • (4) A person who had an approved waiver to perform the duties of a mental health profession that was requested by the regional support network and granted by the mental health division prior to July 1, 2001; or;
  • (5) A person who has been granted a time-limited exception of the minimum requirements of a mental health professional by the mental health division consistent with WAC 388-865-0265.
  • Washington Advanced Social Worker License (Vendor Managed), 
  • Washington Advanced Social Worker Associate License (Vendor Managed), 
  • Washington Clinical Independent Social Worker License (Vendor Managed), 
  • Washington Clinical Independent Social Worker Associate License (Vendor Managed)

Preferred qualifications: 
Previous experience providing mental health counseling services

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]
Must qualify as an MHP
WA state social work licensure per job description list
Previous experience providing mental health counseling services

Security Clearance Required: No
Visa Candidate Considered: Yes

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