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Behavioral Health Specialist - Snohomish Health District

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Location: Everett, WA
Part-time position, 28 hours per week
Closing Date: March 6, 2018
Job #12256
Posted: February 6, 2018
Description:

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Under the direction of a supervisor/manager, this position is split between two programs – 20 hours/week with Child Care Health Outreach and 8 hours/week with First Steps. Child Care Health Outreach Behavioral Health Specialist will perform a variety of services related to behavioral health of children in child care facilities. First Steps Behavioral Health Specialist will perform a variety of behavioral health activities related to parent child health to address health issues and disparities adversely impacting populations and individuals residing within Snohomish County.

This individual is expected to operate with considerable latitude and apply sound judgment to make recommendations, decisions and solve problems consistent with public health practice and participate as a member of cross-functional teams. Specific examples of work will include, but not be limited to the following:

Child Care Health Outreach Screening and Assessment:

First Steps Screening and Assessment:

Child Care Health Outreach Policy Development and Program Planning:

First Steps Policy Development and Program Planning:

Child Care Health Outreach Partnership and Collaboration:

First Steps Partnership and Collaboration:

Child Care Health Outreach Communication and Education:

First Steps Communication and Education

Associated Duties

Education and Experience Required:

  • Education: Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or marriage and family therapy, psychology or Bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, or marriage and family therapy, psychology
  • Experience: 2 years of professional level work experience, not including internships or practicum

Or: In place of the above requirement, the incumbent may possess any combination of relevant education and experience which would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.

Licenses, Certifications and Other:

  • Current Washington credentialing and active status as a licensed or associate mental health counselor, independent clinical social worker, social worker, or marriage and family therapist, licensed psychologist, or certified counselor or ability to obtain one by date of hire
  • Department of Early Learning STARS-certified trainer; may be completed after hire
  • Fluency in a foreign language, preferred
  • Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or marriage and family therapy, psychology preferred
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire and a driving record which meets the requirements of Snohomish Health District’s insurance carrier
  • Background check pursuant to RCW 43.43.83

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