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Mental Health Counselor

Company: Morning Star Community Services
Location: Spokane
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description:Are you passionate about providing Mental Health services to vulnerable populations, particularly marginalized youth and families? Are you detailed oriented, a team player, and looking for a place to thrive and do your practice? Are you in a private practice, but tired of the management tasks and overhead?We are looking for a licensed or associate licensed therapist to join a small, highly collaborative, and creative team working with individuals and families who have experienced trauma and/or mental health conditions. Morning Star Community Services is an organization that provides therapy services to a variety of client types and presenting issues. A successful candidate will have experience with child and family therapy and will work primarily in a residential setting serving boys ages 6-12. Typical working hours are M-F 8 am to 5 pm however some flexibility to meet client needs and availability may be neededMorning Star Community Services offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as a furnished office and support staff.Salary: $54,000 - $60,000 annually DOEBenefits:

  • Company paid healthcare, dental, vision, discretionary matching retirement program
  • Life and disability insurance
  • EAP
  • Paid sick and vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Free gym membership at MUV Fitness
  • MSCS offers a full array of administrative support including professional billing, credentialing and a full-time receptionist to assist with scheduling, collection of fees/co-pays and incoming phone calls
  • We offer a competitive salary
  • Fully furnished office space and a collaborative team of providers. Bring your current client base with you and/or take advantage of our broad referral networkPosition Overview:Provides individual, couples, family, and group therapy to children, adolescents, and adults in the Spokane and surrounding areas. Primary responsibility is providing therapy for BRS adolescents in a residential care facility environment.Essential Functions: include but are not limited to:
    • Meets regularly with BRS clients to provide therapeutic support
    • Is available for crisis intervention and problem resolution with in-home foster staff
    • Provides individual, family, group counseling to children and adults
    • Identifies problematic behavioral, communication, and relationship patterns
    • Guides clients to develop plans to positively manage and respond to issues; assists clients with replacing unhealthy or dysfunctional behaviors with healthy choices
    • Assists clients in developing new or strengthened communication skills and methods
    • Diagnoses and applies appropriate treatments for psychological disorders
    • Completes clinical documentation in a timely manner, as trained, per license and insurance standards
    • Maintains general knowledge of community resources to assist clients as appropriate
    • Participates in case consultations and collaborative meetings with clinical colleagues. Requirements:Required Education and Experience:
      • Master of Social Work or closely related field
      • Knowledge and experience working with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children, adolescents, adults, and their families.
      • Current Washington State licensure or associate licensure (LICSW/LICSWA, LMHC/LMHCA, LMFT/LMFTA)
      • One year clinical experience in the mental health field (internship may be counted)

Keywords: Morning Star Community Services, Spokane , Mental Health Counselor, Healthcare , Spokane, Washington

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