Kent Youth and Family Services is seeking a Chemical Dependency Professional or Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee to provide GAIN assessments, diagnosis, and individual, group, family and case management services to youth and families in the Kent School District.

REPORTS TO: Substance Abuse Program Manager

• Provide outpatient substance abuse counseling to adolescents and their families.
• Administer GAIN assessments as assigned.
• Enter client information into EMR system meeting required timelines.
• Facilitate treatment groups for assigned youth.
• Provide case management for assigned youth.
• Work as a team member of a school building staff/faculty.
• Complete all progress notes and required paperwork in a timely manner.
• Seek continuing education and training related to maintain state certification
• Provide consultation to other agency programs when requested.
• Attend and participate in all staff meetings, clinical consultations and in-service trainings.
• Respond when needed and be available for client crisis calls and telephone intakes.
• Other duties as assigned by Substance Abuse Program Manager.

• Registered with the State of Washington as Chemical Dependency Professional or Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field preferred.
• GAIN certified.
• Two years of experience working with youth and families in individual, family and group settings preferred.
• Time management skills to meet deadlines.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Commitment to serving adolescents and families and building a strong clinical program at Kent Youth and Family Services.
• Satisfactory completion of Washington State Criminal background check including fingerprinting.
• Satisfactory driving record.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in an office environment with extensive periods of time sitting. Individual will use computer requiring hand/wrist/finger movement and viewing of computer monitor. May require standing for during group facilitation. Must be able to lift 10 lbs.

HOURS/SALARY: This is a full-time position. Flexible schedule including some evenings. Position eligible for medical, dental, short-term disability, life insurance. Benefits also include vacation, sick leave and holiday as well as agency contribution to 403b retirement plan after one year of service. Salary DOQ.

Opens: August 14, 2017

CLOSING DATE: When filled


Mail cover letter and resume to:
232 2nd Ave S, #201
Kent, WA 98032
or Email:
or Fax: 253-373-9441
Kent Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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