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The Advocate Magazine primarily features in-depth articles invited from experts in the mental health counseling field. These lively, informative articles are designed to give readers ideas for working with clients more effectively or running their practice more efficiently. Articles are due no later than six weeks prior to the issue date. The magazine is published quarterly in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall.


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  • Yakima, Washington, Are you an experienced therapist who enjoys working with a multidisciplinary team? Does your passion and background involve working with children and families? Are you looking to apply your Spanish language skills to provide support for an underserved population? If this sounds like you, we have an excellent opportunity for you as an Outpatient Therapist position located in Yakima, WA. What You'll Do: Provide mental health services to children and adolescents and their families Grow and maintain your own client panel Collaborate with multiple levels of support staff and providers to build client care plans We want to talk to you if you are: A Licensed outpatient therapist who has direct experience treating children A team-focused individual who is able to deftly engage with all levels of an interdisciplinary team A therapist who can handle complex, multi-service treatment plans that may require expertise in evidence-based practices. What we'll offer you: On-boarding program Relocation Assistance Paid Time Off Excellent Healthcare options Additional Compensation for Spanish/English Bilingual Skills (testing required) What You'll Need: Education : Master's Degree in a relevant field required. Experience : Two years of experience in the direct treatment of persons with mental illness or emotional disturbance that was gained under the supervision of a mental health professional preferred for MSWs and required for all other relevant masters degrees. License Requirements: Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW), Washington State Licensed Social Worker Associate Advanced (LSWAA), Licensed Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA), or Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration, all within 1 week of hire if not currently active. Child Mental Health Specialist Certification or the hours required to obtain one from the WA DOH. Current driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage. Current First Aid/CPR card, or obtained within 45 days of hire. Note: FBI fingerprints are required if you have lived in Washington State less than the last 3 consecutive years About YVFWC We serve more than 181,000 patients across 25 medical clinics, 14 dental clinics, 10 pharmacies, and 64 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics. Working at YVFWC Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work. At Farm Workers Clinic: We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good. We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do. We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk. We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community. We will fight for just treatment for all individuals. We will let joy in. We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence. Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment. Apply Here PI121226344
  • San Jose, California, Join us in our mission to strengthening the hope and resilience of our community members by improving their health, mental health and well-being.  AACI's Adult and Older Adult program is looking for a Behavioral Health Counselor. Job Description:  Responsible for providing direct behavioral health rehabilitation services to agency’s clients. Provide individual/group/family counseling, culturally relevant assessment, evaluation, and case management. Prepare paperwork and maintain clinical charts. Why work at AACI? Flexible schedule and your Birthday off! 11 Paid Holidays Paid Vacation and Sick time Comprehensive benefit plan with four Health Plan Options (we pay 95% of premiums!) 403(b) Retirement Plan with match Access to training and clinical supervision hours Professional development opportunities, and no cost to you CEUs Eligibility for student loan repayment assistance Mileage reimbursement, company laptop and cell phone stipend Paid annual license fee Additional pay for bilingual staff Sign on bonus   Required qualifications Master degree in psychology or related field One year of directly related experience at minimum Knowledge of Santa Clara County Department of Adult and Older Adult Services, Family Advocates, Social Security Agency, private insurance companies, Victim Witness and other involved agencies Ability to learn and apply clinical skills within the various Asian/Pacific Islander and Latino cultures of the local community  Understanding of cultural issues, community resources and family dynamics Fluent in Farsi highly Ability to possess and maintain a valid CA Driver’s License, must have suitable vehicle for agency travel and current automobile insurance. Apply now and join a great team of caring people: Click Here
  • Raleigh, North Carolina, Impact Lives in the WakeMed Community as a Behavioral Health Counselor   As a Behavioral Health Counselor, you will be responsible for the provision of mental health and substance abuse consultant services at WakeMed including assessment, crisis intervention, counseling and patient/family education. You will assist the physician in determining and facilitating the patient disposition and referrals to treatment and community resources post discharge. Additionally, you will participate in hospital and community initiatives that address mental health/substance abuse issues and will provide expertise in these issues to the interdisciplinary team.   Here at WakeMed, you are more than an employee – you are family. We understand that our responsibility to the community begins with our employees. It’s simple: we care for our employees and our employees care for the community . We believe in doing everything we can to help you meet your personal and professional needs throughout employment. In doing this, we offer the following to support you:   Shared decision-making structure Continuing education opportunities Countless career advancement opportunities State-of-the-art technology Flexible shift options Tuition & specialty certification reimbursement Medical & dental insurance Paid vacation & sick leave Health and wellness education programs Fitness center     Work Schedule: Saturday and Sunday, 7:00pm – 7:30am (every weekend) No call requirements   Education Required: Either a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling Required   Experience Requirements: Either of the below is required: 3 Years Clinical - Mental Health 3 Years Clinical - Substance Abuse/Addiction   Licensure/Certification Requirements: At least one of the below is required: Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Licensed Clinical Social Worker Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist   Innovation flourishes here, and we want your hard-earned experience and gained skills to advance further with our team. For more information and to apply, please visit us online at jobs.wakemed.org and reference job ID: 34996. EOE