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Child Therapist - Child & Family Services, WISe Team 

About the Organization KMHS is Kitsap's nonprofit, designated community mental health provider for adults with acute and/or chronic serious mental illnesses, and children with serious emotional disturbances and their families. During 2016, KMHS provided services to more than 6,800 children and adults.

On WA's beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, offers easy access to both the pristine wilderness of the Olympic Peninsula and the big-city lights and culture of Seattle. We offer competitive salary, benefits & a positive work environment.

Inpatient, residential, and outpatient treatment services offer evidence-based treatment, using trauma informed care to help people reach their recovery goals. We offer whole person care through mental health and substance use treatment and care management, close care coordination with on-campus and community-based primary care providers, and with partner PCHS, now offer dental care to KMHS clients and the community. Many community partners assure people receive behavioral health care in the right place, in the right way, at the right time. Together we are weaving a web that connects emergency room and hospitals, substance abuse treatment, and primary care providers; creates partnerships for early intervention at home and school, supports multiple law enforcement, jail, and justice endeavors, and works to ensure housing, food, and other social supports together with social service agencies and community collaborations.

The Kitsap Mental Health Services community fosters a culture of hope and empowerment through a safe, welcoming environment, compassionate relationships, and a commitment to respecting life experiences.

KMHS is a tobacco/smoke-free and scent-free facility  
Category Social Services  
Open Date 9/7/2018  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Kitsap Mental Health Services (Wheaton Way Campus)  

Provide therapy services for children and adolescents in collaboration with the agency partners, parents or guardians caring for them.
This position would be a member of a core team providing voluntary wrap around services to families with high acuity needs.


  • Provide effective and efficient clinical services, using best practice standards, including evidence based treatment models to eligible children and families in the community. CANS certification required within two months of hire.
  • Complete and maintain all required appropriate clinical and administrative records in a timely manner, using Collaborative Documentation when appropriate. Documentation includes but not limited to cross-system care plans, crisis plans, progress and treatment plans.
  • Provide outreach services to clients and their parents/guardians. Participate in team meetings in home, community, and office.
  • Collaborate with schools, social service agencies and other providers to ensure continuity and quality of care. Build teams utilizing natural supports to support the families in WISe.
  • Participate in the implementation of administrative and clinical policies of KMHS as appropriate. Meet productivity standards.
  • Function as a team member of the program, collaborate regularly, and participate constructively in problem solving.
  • Provide consultation, education and training for KMHS staff and other agencies or individuals regarding clinical issues.
  • Provide crisis intervention services as needed during the work day including consultation with DMHPs, team members, and supports. Assist families to build unique crisis plans. Provide approximately 1 week per two month rotating on-call support to WISe families.
  • Actively participate in supervision and training via consultation and professional development.
  • In addition to the above, any other responsibilities appropriate to the position and not specifically listed in the job description.
Position Requirements

Master’s degree in Social Work, counseling/psychology or related field required. Two years experience working with children and families preferred. Experience in wraparound preferred. Child Mental Health Specialist and Washington License (LICSW, LMFT or LMHC) preferred. Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.

Salary DOE  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, creed, marital status, age, Vietnam era or disabled veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability.

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