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Licensed Mental Health Therapist

Company: Veteran Staffing Network
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Seeking a US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist and/or Military Spouse to work as a Licensed Therapist with Emphasis on Children . Provide evidence-based treatment to children under 13. The Clinic serves US veterans, particularly those who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and their families. The position requires either a PhD, Psy.D, LICSW, LMHC, or LMFT with 3 years working with children, couples, and families.

Responsibilities: Provide evidence-based treatment primarily to adolescents and children of US veterans. The position may include couples and families therapy as well. Perform and document patient's screenings, psychosocial assessments, and progress and referral information. Conduct clinical intake assessments on veterans and their children/family members as needed. Provide children, couples, and family psychotherapy to patients, with a focus on delivering evidence-based treatments. Collaborate and coordinate with the caregiver, physician, case management and all other disciplines to provide the best care to patients as needed.

Requirements: Veteran or military family member strongly preferred. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or (Psy.D) in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited psychology program. Completed an APA accredited 2 internship/residency in professional psychology; or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW); or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). 3 years working with children, couples, and families; experience with children under 13. Knowledge of DSM-IV/DSM-V diagnoses, evidence-based practice, manualized treatment modalities and measurement-based care. Experience in PTSD diagnosis and treatment. Enthusiasm and passion for evidence-based treatment and targeted, time-limited intervention. Clinical skills to conduct brief and targeted assessments to provide psychotherapy interventions, health and behavior change, substance use treatment, and triage for appropriate level of care. Experience or interest in also working with couples and families preferred . Company Description VSN builds a bridge between veterans and employers, providing the support needed to ensure success. As a non-profit organization, we reinvest all revenues generated by the Veteran Staffing Network to provide career coaching services for veterans, wounded warriors, and military spouses.

Keywords: Veteran Staffing Network, Lakewood , Licensed Mental Health Therapist, Other , Lakewood, Washington

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