Child and Family Therapist


Job Description

MSW or MA with minimum 2 years experience working with SED children/adolescents and their family members in a mental health setting. Requires strong diagnostic/documentation skills and ability to work in fast-paced outpatient clinic. Position is both clinic and school-based. This is a full-time position. Counselor registration through the Dept. of Health in State of WA required.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a broad variety of people, including staff, consultants, supervisors and management.
  • Ability to engage families in the therapeutic process.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriate professional boundaries.
  • Ability to organize and manage a client caseload.
  • Ability to complete required paperwork demands within timeframes established by the agency.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse cultures.
  • Openness to feedback and supervision.

Sample Benefits for Full Time

Clinical Staff

Medical and Dental

Full medical and dental insurance for employees.  

Paid Time Off
  • Three weeks vacation for first two years of employment; four weeks vacation thereafter.  
  • Five hours personal leave per month.
  • Generous holiday benefit
Retirement Plans and Insurance
  • Retirement plan including voluntary 401(K) and employer contribution.
  • Short-term disability insurance


Career Growth
  • Professional development dollars and leave
  • Supervision for licensure
  • Supportive, collaborative team environment
  • On-site parking & easily accessible by public transit
  • Newly-constructed facility with beautiful therapy garden

Working at Children’s Center

At Children’s Center you’ll be part of a supportive, collaborative team whose work changes and saves lives in our community. Employees report they most appreciate the high quality supervision, rewarding work, and respectful work life balance.

Born from a grassroots initiative led by a group of concerned citizens, the passion and dedication of the Children’s Centers team, leadership, and active Board of Directiors is unmatched — making it an exciting place to begin or advance your career.