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Sea Mar Community Health Centers Group Life Counselor II (GLC II) or Group Life Counselor III (GLC III): Posting #19089 in Seattle, Washington

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):

Group Life Counselor II (GLC II) or Group Life Counselor III (GLC III): Posting #18937 ? Full-time position available for Renacer, our Youth Treatment Center in Seattle. At Renacer, the latest evidence-based practices from psychology and medical advancements are blended with tried and true addiction treatment approaches like, dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, moral reconation therapy, individual and group addiction counseling, positive peer culture, and12-Step integration. Renacer?s methodology incorporates elements of fitness, nutrition and health, and family therapy. Each client has a dedicated, and highly trained multidisciplinary team of diversely credentialed staff who are onsite 24/7. The following is a summary of the job requirements of qualifications.

The Group Life Counselor II is a mid-level Human Service position that is part of the multi-disciplinary treatment team providing direct services to patients in a residential setting. Direct services may include a combination or all of the following: group care, intake procedures, evaluation, individual and group counseling, milieu management, evaluation, and supervision of patients. Services are provided to out-of-control, high-risk, chronic runaway youth. These youth/adult have a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency and may also have mental health problems. The person in this position must be of good character and able to maintain the understanding, physical health, emotional stability, and personality suited to meet the physical, mental, emotional, and social needs of the adolescent population served. A mid-level person is expected to have a, ?moderate to complete? understanding of how to provide the direct services listed above.

GLC II ? Education and or/Experience:

  • B.A. degree in Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, or has at least two years of experience working with high-risk youth.

  • This person must receive a background check from DSHS and Washington State Patrol at hire and yearly. Must have a Washington State driver?s license if applicable.

  • Must have and maintain CPR Certification every two years and First-Aid every three years.

The Group Life Counselor III is a position that is part of the multi-disciplinary treatment team providing direct services to patients in a residential setting. Direct services may include a combination or all of the following: group care, intake procedures, evaluation, individual and group counseling, milieu management, and supervision of patients. These patients have a primary diagnosis of chemical dependency and may also have mental health problems. GLC III will be responsible to facilitate treatment educational groups with the Individuals. The GLC III is the agent for providing services to patients in individual or group sessions. GLC III will work closely with CDP in treatment activities.

GLC III ? Education and or/Experience

  • B.A. degree in Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, Addictions or related field.

  • Associates degree in Chemical Dependency and at least two years? experience in working with at-risk population.

  • Experience working with high-risk youth or adults preferred.

  • Must have and maintain CPR Certification every two years and First-Aid every three years.

Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it?s a fulfilling career. Employees working 30 or more hours receive an excellent benefit package; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, paid-time-off starting at 15-27 days per year plus 10 paid Holidays. We also offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.

To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Kristen Prentice, Program Manager at KristenPrentice@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 05/16/2019

External candidates may apply after 05/21/2019

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

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