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School-based Therapist 


What are we looking for in a School-based Therapist?

School-based Therapists work within their assigned primary or secondary schools to provide evaluations, brief treatment, and other interventions for students. Using evidence-based practices, School-based Therapists help students develop the skills needed to manage their mental health concerns more effectively. School-based therapists will coordinate with teachers, parents & families, school administration, and other service providers to ensure that each student is receiving the interventions and treatment they need. Clinical supervision and training in evidence-based practices are provided as part of this position. Prior experience working with children and adolescents is required for this role.

This particular recruitment is for a School-based Therapist in Kittitas County. The Therapist will split time between the Kittitas School District, the Easton School District, and our outpatient clinic in Ellensburg. Regular travel between work locations will be required, but the Therapist will have a Monday-Friday day shift schedule with no on-call responsibilities.

School-based Therapist duties may include:

  • completing mental health assessments on each referred student
  • providing individual & family therapy and facilitating behavioral health groups
  • collaborating with each student to create an individualized treatment plan
  • assessing students for safety and risk to self or others and taking appropriate crisis intervention measures when indicated
  • coordinating with teachers, guidance counselors, families, school administrators, and community service providers for case management and maintaining continuity of care
  • thorough and timely completion of required clinical documentation
Position Requirements

Education / Experience: Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or related field. Prior experience with youth and adolescents is required.

Professional Credentials: Eligible for Agency Affiliated Counselor registration

Other Requirements: Drivers license, vehicle liabilty insurance

Location Ellensburg  
Employment Classification Full-time 

Available Shift Days 

About the Organization Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?
Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.

What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You
Training and Development
• A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility & promotion
• Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, & consultation in implementing evidence-based services
• Clinical supervision toward licensure (where applicable)

Innovative Program & Services
• A strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment
• Innovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment
• Joint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvement
• Established partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services

Excellent Benefits
• Competitive salaries within our communities & industry
• Healthcare coverage for employee & qualified family members
• Generous vacation, paid holiday & sick leave
• Access to Employee Assistance Program services
• Agency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensation
• Additional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match
• Agency-funded life & disability insurance program
EOE Statement Comprehensive Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

If you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process, please contact Human Resources at (509) 575-4084 or

Pre-employment drug screening is required.

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