Child & Family Therapist Licensed

Renton Area Youth & Family Services - Renton, WA

Full-time$38,000 - $44,000 a year

Job Description

Job Description


Provide a broad range of counseling services to children, teens, and families within multiple settings. This position requires a strong commitment to serving multicultural communities, by supporting the needs, values, customs, and identity of children, teens, and families.

Reports to: Clinical Supervisor


  • Masters Degree in social work, counseling or related discipline; licensed preferred.
  • Minimum 2-year post licensure.
  • Pass required background checks


  • Provide clinical assessments and diagnosis to children, teens, and families requesting behavioral health services.
  • Provide counseling and case management within school, medical clinic, and agency to children, teens, and families using evidenced based practices.
  • Meet direct service productivity and agency expectations.
  • Complete required paperwork thoroughly and meet deadlines. Participate in quarterly chart review and audits as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with all systems involved, which may include consulting with teachers and school staff, participate in care meetings, with clinic staff, as well as CPS Juvenile justice, and family court.
  • Exhibit clinical competencies by interacting with clients in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Facilitate therapeutic groups for clients on topics such as art/drama therapy, social skills, coping skills, mindfulness, grief and loss.
  • Have a solid understanding and awareness of resources in South King County and assist students and families by making appropriate referrals to community resources.
  • Follow agency and department policy and procedures.
  • Participate as a positive member of the clinical team.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children, teens, and families.
  • Experience providing services in multiple settings such as agency, clinic, and schools.
  • Experience providing clinical services in multiple modalities, such as individual, family and group treatment using evidenced based practices.
  • Possess strong written, oral communication skills, and strong organizational skills.
  • Experience working with other systems in the community that serve children.
  • Experience providing diagnosis and assessment to children, using the DSM V
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with teachers, staff, parents and community members.
  • Experience facilitating group topics appropriate to age/grade level such as anger management, grief and loss, sexuality.
  • Experience and training in suicide prevention and safety planning.
  • Spanish fluency preferred.

Additional Opportunities:

  • Attend trainings in house, offered through consortium, and in the community.
  • Participate in special events including fundraisers, open house, and community partnership.
  • Other duties as assigned to help facilitate professional growth.

Compensation: DOE

Job Type: Full-time-40 hours.

Salary: $20-$23 an hour

Job Type: Full-time; Mon-Fri

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $38,000.00 to $44,000.00 /year

Application QuestionsYou have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:

  • How many years of post licensure experience do you have?
  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $38,000.00 to $44,000.00 /year


  • Master's (Required)


  • Spanish (Preferred)