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Position Title

   Internship / Clinical Coordinator


    The Coordinator provides support and clinical supervision of master’s level clinical
    interns from local colleges and universities who are pursuing degrees in social
    work, counseling, or marriage and family therapy. The Coordinator serves as the
    point of contact and liaison between the school and Friends of Youth and ensures
    that all agreements between the parties (clinical interns, schools, and agency) are
    understood and appropriately implemented. They are a member of the MH and YFS
    Leadership Teams.

    They will supervise the Mental Health Intern program; supervises counselors working
    under the Issaquah School District (ISD) contracts; and develops, supervises, and
    coordinates the Parenting Classes program in Issaquah and the Snoqualmie Valley.


    A. Supervisory Tasks
        1. Provide regular supervision to Youth & Family Counseling Program Interns
        and ISD contract counselors in the completion of their duties and service time.
        2. Provide support and consultation to other staff assisting with Parenting
        3. Assist in recruitment and selection of new staff and volunteers; provide
        orientation, training, supervision and evaluation of assigned new staff and
        4. Review client files for quality control.
        5. Monitor and evaluate assigned staff performance.
        6. Complete six-month and thereafter annual employee performance evaluations
        with assigned counselors on a timely basis.

    B. Counseling Services
        1. All counseling staff must meet a monthly 60% direct service goal, which
        may require Coordinator to carry a small caseload and have the ability to take
        on additional cases as the need arises.
        2. Provide individual, couple, family and group counseling, intake and
        assessment, crisis intervention, drop-in, and follow up services. Services
        are provided in the office, at local schools, and/or by phone.

    C. Coordination of Parenting Program
        1. Develop and maintain youth and family parenting program including use of
        2. Develop, maintain, and monitor agency program records and provide statistics,
        evaluation documentation, and billing data as needed.
        3. Maintain awareness of community needs and resources.

    D. Outreach
        1. Provide ongoing outreach to children, youth, parents, schools and
        communities to ensure awareness of community needs and service availability
        (will be included in the 60% direct service goals).
        2. Develop and maintain positive relations with community referral sources.
        3. Represent the agency at various community meetings pertaining to program
        development and cooperative planning as appropriate.

    E. Documentation and Evaluation
        1. Provide necessary agency and program statistical information and information
        necessary for program/services evaluation.
        2. Maintain case records in an accurate and timely manner per all WAC, COA,
        PHP and King County requirements.
        3. Meet with supervisor on a regular basis and attend required meetings,
        consultations and trainings.
        4. Coordinate and conduct quarterly file reviews per COA and other requirements.

    F. Other Duties as Assigned
        1. Assist in supervision of unlicensed therapists as needed and/or as requested
        by Program Manager.
        2. Represent FOY attending meetings as requested by Program Manger.

Required Skills and Qualifications

    A. Education and Experience
        1. Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family or related
        counseling field and possess a current Washington State License in the mental
        health counseling field. Full licensure as a LICSW, LMHC, or LMFT is required.
        Certification as a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) is strongly desired.
        Must also be a Mental Health Professional (MHP).
        2. Minimum three-five years related experience.
        3. Meet the qualifications to supervise unlicensed therapists according to the
        Washington Administrative Code (WAC 246-809-334).
        4. Experience in counseling children, youth, and families.
        5. Experience in leading groups, trainings, and workshops.
        6. Employees and volunteers who operate their own or Friends of Youth vehicles
        on Friends of Youth business must have a safe driving record as defined by
        Friends of Youth. Employees and volunteers who operate their own vehicle(s) on
        Friends of Youth business must carry auto liability insurance that complies with
        the requirements of Friends of Youth.
        7. Able to engage with diverse populations in a culturally responsive manner.

    B. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        1. Knowledge of treatment approaches for individual and family counseling, crisis
        intervention and brief therapy.
        2. Crisis intervention skills.
        3. Knowledge of group process.
        4. Ability to develop and monitor goal-directed treatment relationships.
        5. Parent education skills.
        6. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, including skills of
        public speaking.
        7. Ability to work in a community setting, develop community resources, and
        market services.
        8. Ability to recruit volunteers.
        9. Knowledge of relevant COA standards and participation in a Performance
        and Quality Improvement process.
        10. Demonstrate a commitment to the values of equity and inclusion by
        honoring and celebrating diverse characteristics and expressions of personal


    Full Time


    $24 - 25 / hour

Reports to

    Program Manager


    Issaquah, North Bend, Duvall

Application Deadline

    Open until filled


    Send cover letter and resume to Brooke Drennon at brooke@friendsofyouth.org

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