LifeWorks NW
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Mental Health - Bachelor's degree/Experience

LifeWorks NW's Intensive Community-Based Treatment Services (ICTS) program provides intensive treatment services conducted in the home and/or community for youth ages 3 to 18 and their families.

Position works within LifeWorks NW's Certified Community Behavioral Healthcare Clinic (CCBHC) model. In 2017, LifeWorks NW was selected to represent Oregon in the federal demonstration project to implement CCBHCs to advance delivery of behavioral health care. LifeWorks NW's CCBHC sites provide comprehensive client care through a team-based approach with services that include mental health and substance use counseling, peer-delivered health and wellness services, primary care services and psychiatric rehabilitation. Staff that work at our CCBHC sites collaborate with others to care for individuals through daily interactions and support, counseling, skills training, care coordination, health promotion and education, medication management services and supportive services with preventive approach.

PURPOSE: Position provides skills training to children and adolescents experiencing mental health issues and behavioral problems. Provides appropriate case management with families, care providers, and community partners relating to treatment options.

PAY/BENEFITS: $18.81 to $20.45 per hour. Full benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or a mental health related field OR a minimum of 3 years of prior experience working with the related population in the counseling field (QMHA) required.
  • Previous experience in broad range of interventions and mental health skills training specific to children, adolescents and families.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency skills preferred, but not required.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively; understand mental health assessments, treatment and service terminology, case management, confidentiality, and individual, group, family and other counseling techniques; program policies and procedures for services and supports identified in an Individual Services and Supports Plan.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally-competent treatment services to diverse client populations and maintain a cooperative working relationship with others in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Word. Ability to master proprietary software including electronic health record system required. 
  • Position transports clients in a personal vehicle. Requires access to a car, a valid driver's license, proof of current automobile insurance coverage and ability to meet LifeWorks NW driving requirements.

 

LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community.
LifeWorks NW is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law.
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