This is a unique position to provide in-home, brief intervention services to youth (12-18) and their families located within South King County. The Child and Family Therapist works with youth and their families providing support and assisting them in building the parent/youth communication skills, assessing and enhancing the safety and structure within the home. Individuals who enjoy thinking creatively, working within a community context are highly encouraged to apply. This position works as a part of a comprehensive team which includes a Parent Partner and Youth Peer/Outreach Worker who utilize their own experiences to support families as well as helping them find resources and natural supports for long term stabilization within this short-term model. An ideal candidate has the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Experience delivering evidenced based programs within the community a plus. We are looking for individuals that are skilled at working cross-culturally and demonstrate an awareness of cultural diversity and the impact that trauma has on youth and families.
Provides comprehensive short-term mental health services to youth and their families within South King County. Collaborate with a team to support families in finding ways to be connected and safe.
Desired Candidates Will Possess the Following:
Competencies for success at the Y:
Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.