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Rites of Passage NW Mental Health Counselor in Seattle, Washington

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The Field Therapist facilitates individual and group therapy to program participants and provides leadership and direction to Field Staff on courses. This role involves working closely with Rites of passage Leadership Team to manage and support program needs and course operations; collaborative problem-solving skills will be used often by the person in this position. An essential function of the Field Therapist's job is communicating with students' parents to provide updates and plan for the student's transition from the program. Collaborating with industry professionals and maintaining working relationships are also important aspects of this position. The Therapist role in the program can be defined as guiding both students and parents through the Rites of Passage NW model of change, while utilizing the resources and structure of the program, as well as using individual creativity to enhance client experience.




? Provide individual and group therapy to program clients.


? Facilitate 1 to 3 day field visits to student groups each week.


? Write student reports and billing codes send them to appropriate recipients.


? Schedule and facilitate weekly parent phone calls.


? Assist students and parents with completing their curricula and creating post-graduation Family Success Plans.


? Collaborate with educational and mental health professionals involved in students' past or continued treatment.


? Support Field Staff by communicating individual treatment goals and field-based interventions for each student.