Details: DOE: Starting Range for MA/CDPT during probation: $19/hr~; MA/CDPT Counselor I: $23/hr; MA/CDP Counselor I: $24.84~
9045 16th Ave SW
New Traditions provides a specialized outpatient substance use disorder treatment program for women and their children in the Southwest Seattle since 2008. Our mission is to reconnect women with themselves, their families and their community by providing gender specific treatment. New Traditions contracts with King County Behavioral Health Organization to provide comprehensive behavioral health services to low-income Pregnant and Parenting Women in King County.
We are growing and expanding our services to provide licensed mental health services! Our clinical team is proud to be a leader in effective gender-based substance use disorder treatment. We are a small team of social justice minded staff with a passion for supporting women and their families in recovery through building necessary recovery-based skills. Our clients come from diverse cultural backgrounds and we welcome diversity and unique life experiences to enrich our team.
We currently have openings for Master’s level Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee (CDPT) or Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP). Chemical Dependency Professional/Trainee is responsible for providing a full-range of outpatient substance use disorder treatment, including assessment, counseling sessions (group, individual, family), case management services (clinical file maintenance, linkage of the services, and advocacy). We maintain low client caseload in order to provide high-quality comprehensive care to our clients and their families.
The ideal candidate will have education in Mental Health services and seeking to expand the career in addressing co-occurring disorders.
What We Offer:
Trauma-informed & CBT/DBT-based services via collaborative multidisciplinary team approach
A team of highly competent clinicians striving to provide racially just services
Weekly individual & group clinical supervision
Master’s degree in a human services field focusing on mental health, family dynamics, and parenting
A proof of CDPT/CDP in WA
At least 3 years of professional direct services to low-income women from diverse backgrounds
Ability to provide skill-based psycho-educational groups for women focusing on Motivational Interviewing
Willing to be trained in curriculum-based group facilitation skills utilizing DBT skills building & Seeking Safety
Understand and navigate in-house computer system and EMR in Mac environment
Must demonstrate an ability to work constructively and creatively in a team setting (internal & external)
Ability to provide trauma-informed care with a deep understanding of social justice issues around the Child Welfare system, Criminal Justice system, poverty, and gender
Must be free from misuse of alcohol and drugs for the past five years
Experience with substance use disorder assessment utilizing DSM-5 and The ASAM Criteria
Experience with group facilitation that integrate the practice of DBT skills during group sessions
Bilingual/Bicultural with Spanish
Location: 9045 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106
Hours: 34-40 hours/week, Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm
- Reimbursement of CDPT-related course work, books, clinical licensing fees up to $500/quarter
- On-site clinical supervision by LMHC towards Master’s level clinical licensing
- Competitive salary & benefit package: 10 paid Holidays, generous PTO, medical/dental/vision plan, 401K with employer match, etc
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please send a complete application package in pdf format to email@example.com
1. Resume demonstrating above qualification
2. Cover letter addressing how your social privileges impact your relationship building with clients and co-workers.
Please note only complete application package will be forwarded to our hiring committee
Women of Color are strongly encouraged to apply!
Open Until Filled with primary consideration given to those who applied by 6/11/18