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Therapist - Corrections 


What are we looking for in a Therapist?

Therapists on our Corrections team provide counseling and treatment services to incarcerated clients within the assigned correctional facility. The Therapist will conduct mental health assessments and offer appropriate treatment or referrals for each client in the Yakima County Jail. Counseling and skill development may be provided through individual or group sessions, depending on need. This position requires excellent listening & communication skills and a collaborative attitude to work effectively with Yakima County Department of Corrections staff and other service partners. This position is best suited to a confident Therapist who is comfortable working in a corrections setting.

Therapist duties may include:

  • completing mental health intakes & assessments
  • providing individual therapy and facilitating behavioral health groups
  • collaborating with each client to create an individualized treatment plan
  • assessing clients for safety and risk to self or others, and taking appropriate crisis intervention measures when indicated
  • collaborating with DOC service partners to develop treatment & discharge plans for clients and providing mental health consultations with DOC staff
  • completing all required documentation in a timely, respectful manner
Position Requirements

Education & Experience: Master's degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field

Professional Credentials: Agency affiliated counselor registration

Other Credentials: First Aid / CPR certification

Location Yakima  
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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