Mental Health Counselor

Location
Colville, Washington
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Ref
15707
Specialty
Psychiatry
Position Type
Permanent
NorthEast Washington Alliance Counseling services is seeking a compassionate full-time Mental Health Counselor, MSW, or Marriage and Family Therapist for its center in Colville, Washington. In this role you will work directly with youth and young adults through age twenty 20 and their families who have intensive and complex mental health needs via the center's Wraparound with Intensive Services (WISe) Program. You will be joining a collaborative multidisciplinary team that fosters an engaging and rewarding work culture as this practice is known for providing services based on the values of hope, recovery and resiliency. If you're passionate about mental health and outdoor recreation, come enjoy a healthy work-life balance in the welcoming city of Colville.
  • Monday to Friday schedule
  • 2+ years' experience required
  • Experience with evidence-based practices preferred
  • Masters or doctoral degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Washington state license as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP) by the Department of Health of the State of Washington.
  • Competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including Washington State Retirement and relocation assistance

Where You'll Work

NorthEast Washington Alliance Counseling Services (NEWACS) provides outpatient behavioral health services from five rural locations in Eastern Washington, serving a largely Medicaid population of all ages in beautiful Stevens County. These clinics provide services ranging from individual and group therapy to substance abuse assessments and treatment. Its mental health program takes a recovery-oriented approach to alleviate symptoms and restore emotional, cognitive, behavioral and social well-being.

Where You'll Live

Colville is in the northeast corner of Washington, 40 miles from Canada and 35 miles from Idaho. This spectacular countryside has vast, mixed-conifer forests, rugged river breaks and the mighty Selkirk Mountains rising to the east. With a population of 5,000, there is a quiet, Victorian downtown area with plenty of boutiques and restaurants to explore. Big-city shopping, entertainment and other amenities are just 70 miles south in Spokane.

Who You'll Work For

NorthEast Washington Alliance Counseling Services (NEWACS) is a Stevens County government department providing behavioral health care and other human services for Stevens, Lincoln and Ferry counties in northeast Washington. With a workforce of over 130 employees, NEWACS provides mental health, substance-use disorder and employment services to this rural region. NEWACS offers these services to the community through outpatient centers as well as a 16-bed inpatient adult mental health evaluation and treatment facility in Colville, Washington.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 15707

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