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Therapist - corrections

Company: Comprehensive Healthcare
Location: Pasco
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?

Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.

What are we looking for in a Therapist?

Therapists on our Corrections team provide counseling and treatment services to incarcerated clients within the assigned correctional facility. The Therapist will conduct mental health assessments and offer appropriate treatment or referrals for each client referred for mental health services. Counseling and skill development may be provided through individual or group sessions, depending on need. If needed, the Therapist may also be called upon to perform crisis evaluations and detain clients under the Involuntary Treatment Act. This position requires excellent listening & communication skills and a collaborative attitude to work effectively with Department of Corrections staff and other service partners. This role is best suited to a confident Therapist who is comfortable working in a corrections setting. This position serves the Benton County jail and has a schedule of Friday-Monday 7am-5pm or 8am-6pm.

Therapist duties may include:

completing mental health intakes & assessments
providing individual therapy and facilitating behavioral health groups
collaborating with each client to create an individualized treatment plan
assessing clients for safety and risk to self or others, and taking appropriate crisis intervention measures when indicated
collaborating with DOC service partners to develop treatment & discharge plans for clients and providing mental health consultations with DOC staff
completing all required documentation in a timely, respectful manner


Master's degree in counseling, social work, or related field
Must be eligible for or working toward independent licensure in Washington
Must be eligible for registration as Agency Affiliated Counselor
Must be eligible for Designated Crisis Responder credential
Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation upon hire or be approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption prior to starting work

What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You

Training and Development

A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility and promotion
Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, and consultation in implementing evidence-based services and programs

Innovative Program & Services

A strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment
Innovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment
Joint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvement
Established partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services

Excellent Benefits

Competitive salaries within our communities and industry
Healthcare coverage for employee and qualified family members
Generous vacation, paid holiday and sick leave policies
Access to Employee Assistance Program services
Agency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensation
Additional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match of up to 4% of compensation
Agency-funded life and disability insurance program

Comprehensive Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. We value the diverse perspectives and strengths that our employees bring to the workplace and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply for our positions. The Human Resources department offers accommodations and assistance for the application and interview process; please contact us to make arrangements.

Keywords: Comprehensive Healthcare, Pasco , Therapist - corrections, Healthcare , Pasco, Washington

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