The Child and Family Therapist works with youth and their families in-home, providing short-term support and assistance as a part of a team that includes a Parent Partner and Youth Peer Worker who utilize their own experiences to support families for long term stabilization within this short-term model. The intended outcome is to divert youth from juvenile justice or criminal justice system involvement and homelessness by strengthening support through a culturally-responsive, peer-partner model.
The identified population for services is youth of color, age 12-18, who live in Federal Way, Kent, and Auburn, who have been identified as at risk for group/gang involvement, criminal activity, aggression, or violence.
An ideal candidate:
Provides comprehensive short-term mental health services to youth and their families within South King County (Federal Way, Kent, and Auburn). 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.