Youth & Family Therapist
Friends of Youth
About the organization
For over 70 years, Friends of Youth has been driven by a belief that all youth should have every opportunity to succeed, and partners with youth and families to provide the relationships, resources, and skills they need to attain personal growth and success. With 24 program sites serving 18 cities in the Puget Sound Region, Friends of Youth provides safe places and emotional support for youth facing difficult circumstances, including homelessness, foster care, and behavioral health challenges. By joining our team, you will make a difference in the community with youth taking their next steps toward safety, stability, and success.
The Youth and Family Therapist is an experienced mental health clinician who is responsible for providing clinical counseling services to youth and families. This position provides comprehensive clinical care and services including mental health assessments, short and long-term therapy, case management, and crisis intervention. Reporting to the Clinical Supervisor, Youth and Family Therapists are collaborative members of the behavioral health team and are crucial in providing support to our communities.
Master’s Level Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Services, or related field required.
Active Washington State license in mental health field (LSWAIC, LICSW, LMHCA, LMHC, LMFTA, or LMFT) required.
1-2 years in working with children, youth, and/or families required.
Experience in leading mental health focused groups, trainings, and/or workshops preferred.
Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
$23.54 - $24.55 per hour depending on experience and qualifications.
Contact email: [email protected]
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