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***This is a Full-time position***
Salaried $58,500.00 - 65,071.00 DOE with COMPETITIVE BENEFITS INCLUDE:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • Generous paid time off, 15 days of paid vacations, 13 days of paid holidays, plus a personal holiday
  • CCS/CHS 403(b) Employee Saving Plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Lots of room for advancement
Catholic Community Services’ Counseling, Recovery & Wellness (CReW) Program is a licensed community mental health and substance use disorder treatment program and provider of the King County Integrated Care Network (KC-ICN). Our collaborative team focuses on serving adults with mental illness and/or substance use disorders to help improve the quality of life for our clients and our great community. Services offered utilize Harm Reduction and Recovery principles, with an emphasis on building collaborative relationships with the persons served as the first step towards lasting engagement in treatment. Range of services includes diagnostic assessments, individual therapy, peer support, case management, group counseling, skills training, care coordination, medication management, and psychoeducation. Our team was created out of the need for onsite supportive services in our agency housing program and we adapt our services to best fit the unique needs of our clients in a variety of locations within Seattle downtown and greater King County. CReW is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from all walks of life are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Co-Occurring Counselor works both independently and as part of a team to provide outreach, individual psychotherapy, and ongoing case management services to diverse clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. As we strive to meet clients where they are, our work occurs in a variety of settings, including client homes in various housing sites, shelters, and in the community. 
As a full-time position (37.5hrs/week), employees are eligible for medical, dental & vision insurance coverage, pension and 403(b) plans. CCS also offers optional enrollment in supplemental cancer insurance, hospitalization and critical illness insurance. Employees accrue generous amounts of sick time and paid vacation, in addition to 13 paid holidays annually. Licensure supervision is available (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT), as well as oversight, if needed, for first 50 clinical hours required for a SUDPT credential.
1902 2nd Ave #200
Seattle, Washington 98101
United States


Clinical Assessment and Intervention:

  1. Complete trauma informed biopsychosocial assessments for individuals enrolling in CReW services to determine client strengths and needs to create a diagnostic picture.
  2. Provide and/or facilitate a range of therapeutic responses and interventions, including case management, psychotherapy, trauma processing and/or skills training, intended to support the overall recovery of the individual.
  3. Plan interventions collaboratively with treatment teams, focusing on a non-judgmental and strengths-based approach.
  4. Identify the needs, barriers, and strengths of residents to develop bi-annual treatment plans and document interactions in routine case notes that reflect progress in relation to the treatment plan.
  5. Participate in psychiatric consultation, staffing, and supervision.
  6. Facilitate support groups that focus on a range of topics, some of which include: activities of daily living skills, housing transitions, social skills, grief and loss support, concepts of recovery, education and health resources, or others.
Case Management:
  1. Assess client needs and required level of services, identify community resources to meet those needs, facilitate clients’ access to services, and advocate for them on a continuing basis. Such needs may include accessing housing, financial and health benefits, primary health care, mental health treatment, substance use counseling, chore service, protective payees, transportation, food access, and legal services.
  2. Assist clients with locating resources and services for affordable housing, as well as offer assistance with the move-in and transition process via skills training and advocacy with landlords to promote long-term stability.
  3. Provide and/or arrange necessary crisis response and stabilization services. Respond to crises in a prompt, effective and collaborative manner.
  4. Provide crisis de-escalation and risk assessment for clients as needed. Advocate with Emergency Responders, King County Designated Crisis Responders, Detox and Drug and Alcohol Involuntary Treatment Services when more intensive services are needed.

Other Responsibilities:
  1. Outreach and engage with people living in homelessness to identify potential clients who are in need of services, but may not necessarily be willing to participate.
  2. Communicate and uphold CReW program and agency policies and procedures with staff and clients.
  3. Develop and support a positive team oriented and inclusive work environment.
  4. Maintain confidentiality, and maintain an atmosphere of safety and support for staff and clients.
  5. As CReW is a HIPAA covered entity service area, staff are responsible for upholding a culture of privacy and security in highly confidential work environment.
  6. Complies with all CCSWW policies and procedures that involve access to and safeguarding of client Protected Health Information (all forms).
  7. Other duties as assigned.

COVID Statement: Due to the nature to engage individuals who are living in homelessness, some field based and site based work is required. CCS provides various levels of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to staff and to clients. CCS requires that all staff and clients follow safety protocols around masking, distancing and sanitation as directed by local and state governments as well as recommended Public Health guidance.
This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance. Working conditions may include interruptions, interactions with angry persons, and exposure to computers.


  1. Meet or exceed qualifications for Mental Health Professional (as defined by WAC 246-341: a person with a Master’s in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling; OR with a Master’s degree in one of the social sciences along with two years of experience in clinical services under the direct supervision of an MHP).
  2. Substance Use Disorder Professional or Trainee (SUDP/T, formerly CDP/T) credential with Washington Department of Health, OR ability to obtain DOH credential within 60 days of hire.
  3. One year direct services experience with vulnerable populations including people in homelessness, with mental illnesses or substance use disorders.
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  5. Basic computer skills with ability to maintain up to date and meticulous records.
  6. Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, allowing for flexibility in role development and working as part of a multidisciplinary program.
  7. Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
  8. Responsible for upholding a culture of privacy and security in highly confidential work environment (HIPAA covered entity service area).
  9. Complies with all CCSWW policies and procedures that involve access to and safeguarding of client Protected Health Information (all forms).
  10. Demonstrate the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.
  11. Criminal history background checks are required prior to employment.
  12. Proof of negative TB test within past 12 months and ability or test within first six months of employment.