Outreach Clinician (HOP)
About the organization
To strengthen our community and improve the lives of our clients by delivering excellent health and human services tailored to meet their needs.
To provide effective and innovative whole health care for the people and community we serve.
Our Core Values
•Respect for the uniqueness and cultural differences of each individual.
•Excellence in the quality of our services.
•Sustainability through good stewardship of our resources.
•Partnering with clients, organizations, and agencies.
•Encourage healthy life choices.
•Commitment to our standard of excellence.
•Teamwork and collaboration both internally and externally.
Who We Are & What We Do
Founded in 1966, Sound is one of King County’s most comprehensive providers of quality mental health and addiction treatment services, supporting our area’s most vulnerable populations. A central tenet of our work is Reaching Recovery, an evidence-based clinical care model
The Housing Outreach Clinician works with a variety of clients with behavioral health disorders and assist them in becoming as healthy and engaged as possible in the community, using recovery language and principles. This position assists individuals in public housing to address housing barriers, identify resources and connect with behavioral health and other services.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES
•Provides, direct services and/or internal and external organization referrals for clients.
•Develops treatment plans and maintains accurate and timely clinical records according to organization policy.
•Provides housing stabilization services to clients referred by Seattle Housing Authority and King County Housing Authority.
•Provides on-site services at the housing site during their scheduled work hours.
•Assists client to remain stable in the community, thereby reducing the use of hospitals or involuntary treatment services.
•Monitors medication regimes and treatment compliance.
•Monitors utilization of services and the success of outcome measures.
•Participates in team member meetings, consultations, case presentations and in-service training.
•Participates in ongoing program development and assessment.
•Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
•AA, BA or MA degree in social work, psychology, or a counseling-related field, with a strong emphasis on working with families and community agencies.
•A minimum of one year of clinical experience as a clinician or case manager.
•Demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and treatment plans, preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS
•Understands the principles of individual therapy, group therapy and/or case management approach to providing services.
•Possesses strong working knowledge of the mental and/or behavioral health and support resources of King County, and is familiar with state and local health delivery systems, including knowledge of various funding principles and clinical services mandates.
•Understands recovery concepts in behavioral health; synthesizes and applies, as appropriate to their work at Sound.
•Ability to learn new tasks and skills quickly, and to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, while simultaneously managing crises.
•Able to demonstrate the capacity to appreciate and work well with the complex and diverse population.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS
•Washington State driver's license and insurable driving record required.
•Washington State LICSW or LMHC licensure preferred.
•Must be able to apply for and obtain a WA State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential.
•Must pass criminal background checks.
Contact email: [email protected]
Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
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