Young Adult Transition Team Therapist

General Summary of Duties: The Therapist (Young Adult Transition Team) provides therapy services, Independent Living Skills training, and support to young adults preparing to engage in independent living and/or transitioning to adult mental health services.

Major Responsibilities/Tasks:
  • Provide face-to-face individual therapy and group therapy to young adults participating in the YATT program. Provide phone and face-to-face care coordination, independent living skill-building, and individual therapy to youth in the community or office setting as assigned.
  • Participate in the development of individual treatment plans for each YATT participant. Maintain appropriate records and complete documentation for all assigned clients, including utilization reviews, and treatment plans; and document all sessions and pertinent information in the chart in accordance with KMHS standards. Complete paperwork, computer progress notes, service activity logs, and appropriate documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Collaborate with schools, doctors, psychiatrists, caseworkers, probation officers, external therapists, DCYF, Inpatient Units, and other community resources to ensure continuity of care.
  • Participate in YATT team meetings, clinical consultation, Child & Family team meetings, and other meetings as required.
  • Provide group services/classes on a variety of topics related to independent living and/or transitioning to adult services.
  • Collaborate with YATT, Child, and Family team members and community partners to ensure continuity of care.
  • Function as a supportive member of the team and participate constructively in problem-solving. Promote teamwork atmosphere.
  • Participate in program development and implementation as needed.
  • In addition to the above, any other responsibilities appropriate to the position and not specifically listed in the job description.

KMHS is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against people regardless of age, genetic information, national origin, race/color, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, disability, or veteran status. KMHS envisions an anti-racist, equitable, inclusive, and collaborative community in which all can feel welcome.

  • Comprehensive and generous health, dental and vision benefits
  • Up to 19 days of PTO and 8 paid holidays your first year (pro-rated for part-time)
  • An incredible team approach that is dynamic and collaborative
  • Loan Forgiveness, training, and extensive education available
  • Multiple locations and opportunities close to home
  • Advancement opportunities available within the agency
  • Free Employee Assistance Program and parking
  • Full Time, Part Time and PRN positions along with flexible hours for professional advancement


Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Masters Degree in Psychology, social services, or behavioral health.

EXPERIENCE: Experienced (minimum 2 years of job-related experience)

Possess and maintain a valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.

Capacity to work well with children and families.

LICENSURE: Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration.

Preferred Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE: Experience in co-occurring disorders treatment, individual and group therapy, vocational services, or substance abuse treatment.

Two years experience working with children and adolescents, some experience with youth transitioning to independent living.

Meet the definition of a Mental Health Professional as defined in WAC 388-877-0500. Child Mental Health Specialist.