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Child & Family Therapist / Clinician II

Company: Compass Health
Location: Lynnwood
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Child & Family Therapist - FT

Lynnwood, WA

Compass Health is currently looking for a Child & Family Therapist/Trauma Specialist who is interested in providing excellent clinical care to children and youth who have disclosed sexual or physical abuse, and support to their families, in a unique inter-disciplinary setting working with other committed and dynamic professionals.

The Child Advocacy Program (CAP) team is a competent, hardworking, supportive and collaborative team of trauma therapists dedicated to providing high quality, evidence-based trauma treatment to our clients. We offer individual therapy, family therapy and group therapy. The therapists on our team interact and coordinate care with a variety of inter-disciplinary professionals at Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center, and in the community, who are similarly dedicated to supporting children who have disclosed abuse and helping them to find healing and justice.

Therapists on the CAP team are supported by weekly individual supervision provided by experienced and competent supervisors. In addition, we value team meetings and consults, social connection and laughter, and an emphasis on self-care and the personal growth of the therapists on the team.

What you will be performing

The clients and families seeking assistance from the Child Advocacy Program are victims of child sexual or physical abuse, which impacts the lives of our clients in a variety of stressful and difficult ways. As a therapist in the CAP program, you will work with these children, teens and young adults (up to the age of 22) to assess their functioning and needs, and partner with them to develop an individually tailored care plan to provide trauma treatment and help them meet their goals for healing. You will also provide support for families impacted by the trauma, and guidance as our clients navigate the CPS and legal systems involved in their lives.

Our team is based out of Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center. You will have the unique opportunity to interact and communicate with many of the professionals involved in our clients lives, and work with this inter-disciplinary team to support and advocate for our clients.

What you will be carrying along

  • MA/MS/MSW Degree in a Behavioral Science related field.
  • Qualifies as a Mental Health Professional (MHP) as defined by WAC preferred.
  • Training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy preferred.
  • Experience working with children who have experienced trauma preferred.
    What you will be sharing
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Evidence-Based Practices, or interest and ability to learn.
    • Ability to work effectively with individuals with complex needs and multi-system involvement.
      What we will be offering

      As the regions largest non-profit community behavioral healthcare organization, we have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years. Our commitment to care doesnt stop with our clients though, as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement as well as a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance.

      (benefits pro-rated for part time employees)
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance at NO COST to Full-time employees
    • 16 days of paid vacation the first year
    • 12 sick days with great wellness day
    • 13 paid holidays 11 regular and 2 that you choose
    • Professional funds and paid education leave
    • Up to 2% match for the 403B Retirement plan after the first year
    • And much, much more!!!

      Additional Information

      This position could range from 36 to 40 hours per week and offers a flexible work schedule. You can work with the program manager to decide what schedule works best for you and the program. Because of the pandemic, this position is currently a hybrid of an office based/work from home-based model of client care via telehealth.


      Compass Health was established in 1902 as Parkland Lutheran Childrens Home. For more than 10 decades we have grown to providing more than 22,000 people with comprehensive behavioral healthcare, housing, and integrated healthcare each year. We are committed to serving the vulnerable members of our community, including those who are overlooked and underserved by traditional health systems, by creating hope, promoting recovery, and advancing whole person health.

      Compass Health promotes equal treatment and equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual minority status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification.


      Job Title: Child & Family Therapist / Clinician II
      Program: 220-54260
      Location: Lynnwood
      Hours: Full-time (40 hours/week)
      Wage: $23.12-$39.48/hr DOE

      KEY Elements: Mental Health Counselor, Mental Health Therapist, Child and Family Therapist, Child and Family Counselor, Trauma Specialist, LMHC / LMHCA, LMFT / LMFTA, MSW / LICSW / LSWAIC, LMFT / LMFTA Supervision, LMHC / LMHCA Supervision Associated topics: advocate, behavioral, behavioral health, casework, cell, counselor, forensic, hcpc, insights, msw

Keywords: Compass Health, Seattle , Child & Family Therapist / Clinician II, Healthcare , Lynnwood, Washington

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