Post Date: 02/27/2018
Close Date: 04/30/2018
LifeWorks NW's Early Assessment Support Alliance (EASA) program provides individual/ family support, education, advocacy, and treatment to persons aged 15 to 25 who are experiencing emerging symptoms of psychosis. The program also has a robust family component including multi-family groups.
PURPOSE: Assesses, diagnoses, and treats transition age youth experiencing their first onset of psychosis and schizophrenia spectrum illness in its initial 12 months. Provides psycho education, appropriate treatments, and/or consultation with families, care providers, and community partners regarding treatment options. Works in community based and office based settings. Also offers community education to reduce the stigma of mental illness and raise awareness about psychosis.
HOURS: This is a full time position, generally Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm with occasional evenings for multifamily groups and educational workshops.
RATE OF PAY: 42,747 - 46,488 / Full benefits such as medical, dental and paid time off (PTO)
Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social work, or related mental health field (QMHP) required.
Demonstrated ability to conduct an assessment, including identifying precipitating events, gathering histories of mental and physical health, alcohol and other drug use, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts, assessing family, social and working relationships and conducting a mental status examination; complete a DSM diagnosis; write and supervise the implementation of an Individual Service and Support Plan; and provide individual, family and/or group therapy within the scope of their training.
Demonstrated effective communication skills and ability to provide culturally-competent treatment services to diverse client populations and maintains cooperative working relationship with others in a culturally diverse environment.
More than 1 year experience in broad range of clinical interventions and mental health assessment specific to children, adolescents and families.
Demonstrated knowledge of treatment methods for individual, family and group therapy to address mental health needs.
Requires access to a car, a valid driver's license, proof of current automobile insurance coverage, and ability to meet LifeWorks NW driving requirements.
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