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Drug Court Therapist

Kitsap Mental Health Services Port Orchard, WA
  • Posted: 24 days ago
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Drug Court Therapist
 
As a Drug Court Therapist, you will provide therapy and care coordination services for adults who are part of Drug Court, Family Dependency Drug Court and Veterans Court and in collaboration with Kitsap County. Go home everyday knowing your efforts helped directly serve your community and neighbors!

WHAT YOU’LL DO
  • Provide effective and efficient clinical services using best practice standards to adults who are participating in drug court program.
  • Provide mental health and co-occurring disorder treatment services including outreach as clinically indicated to clients, their parents/guardians, and families.
  • Provide direct services for clients at risk for and with co-occurring disorders utilizing recommended Co-Occurring Disorder treatment practices. Services may include individual therapy, group therapy, psycho-educational workshops, skill-building groups, family counseling, and crisis intervention.
  • Provide linkages to KMHS service providers as appropriate and help the client maintain linkages through their drug court experience.
  • Utilize motivational interviewing, stages of change theory, family and system focused interventions, stage-wise treatment strategies to intervene and motivate clients.
  • Conduct mental health assessments to aid in treatment planning, utilizing clinically appropriate instruments.
  • Provide mental health and co-occurring disorder consultation and training for Drug Court staff to assist in integration of mental health and substance use services within the court system.

BENEFITS
  • Comprehensive and generous health, dental and vision benefits
  • 19+ days of PTO and 8 paid holidays your first year
  • Incredible team approach that is dynamic and collaborative
  • Loan Forgiveness, training and extensive education available
  • Advancement opportunities available within agency
  • Free Employee Assistance Program and parking
  • Full Time and Part Time positions along with professional advancement available

WHO WE ARE
The grass really is greener on our side of the water!  Come join us on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, where scenic vistas, outdoor activities, and historic towns offer many options for exploration just across Puget Sound from Seattle.  Residents enjoy a peaceful, unhurried, affordable lifestyle, along with the opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds. Seattle is a water commute away via “fast ferry” passenger service or the WA State Ferries, and Tacoma is a modest highway drive.  To learn more, check out www.visitkitsap.com.
 
Kitsap Mental Health Services (KMHS) is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization filled with compassionate people doing important work. We’ve been transforming lives and our community since 1978, helping our neighbors with mental and behavioral health challenges to achieve healthy, productive lives.  As one of the largest non-profit employers in Kitsap County, our 500+ employees provide a comprehensive range of services to over 6500 children, youth, adults, and families annually.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING
  • Master’s degree in psychology, social services, or a related field required.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with clients with mental illness preferred.
  • New Grads Welcome to Apply.
  • Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally an in writing. 
 
WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package
  • Work/life balance
  • The opportunity to make a positive difference!
 
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, creed, marital status, age, Vietnam era or disabled veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability.

Please be sure to check out other Therapist, Social Worker, Mental Health Professional, Counselor, Psychology, and  Behavioral Health Clinician roles with KMHS as well.

Kitsap Mental Health Services

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Port Orchard, WA
USA

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