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

The Bilingual Skills Trainer, CCBHC position will work at LifeWorks NW's Certified Community Behavioral Healthcare Clinics (CCBHC) in Beaverton, Oregon.

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: Provides skills training to children and adolescents ages 3 to 18 experiencing mental health issues and behavioral problems in an outpatient, community based, or home visit settings. Provides appropriate case management with families, care providers, and community partners relating to treatment options. This position will work with Spanish and English speaking children and families.

DAYS/HOURS: This is a part-time position working 20 hours a week (day time hours). 

PAY/BENEFITS: $18.81 - $20.45 per hour. Pro-rated benefits

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meets performance standards for direct client care, documentation, quality (including engagement and evidence based practices), and teamwork.
  • Continually increases level of cultural sensitivity, awareness and competency. Actively participates in a minimum of four hours of training related to cultural effectiveness in working with diverse populations.
  • Collects supplementary information needed to assist client, such as medical records, or school reports. 
  • Conducts individual, family, parenting, and group skills trainings sessions based on current evidenced based practices e.g. collaborative problem solving, cognitive behavioral interventions, and solution focused therapy. 
  • Responsible for case management. 
  • Provides evidence based interventions based on clients' interests, culture, abilities, strengths, and needs, according to the individual service and support plan. 
  • Uses program outcome measures as assigned.
  • Maintains awareness of community resources and helps clients and their families to access these resources. 
  • Consults with supervisor on cases involving potential abuse or other family problems affecting clients' development and well being. 
  • May provide training to staff, caregivers, and family regarding issues of mental health, addiction and behavior management as it relates to clients.
  • May act as client advocate to coordinate required services or to obtain information regarding emergency /crisis situations and relate information to appropriate team members. 
  • Maintains chart notes related to external contracts, obtains pertinent records from other treatment and track client's involvement, follow-through and progress in treatment activities. Documents and maintains client records to ensure compliance with agency and contract guidelines and confidentiality within specified timelines. Completes documentation in electronic health record system.
  • Checks e-mail/voice mail daily/throughout the day when working responding to contacts within 48 hours for routine matter (urgent matters may require a more immediate response) 
  • Travels between sites or in the community. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in areas of 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 status) required.
  • Bilingual fluency (English and Spanish) required. 
  • Requires access to a car, a valid driver's license, proof of current automobile insurance coverage, and ability to meet LifeWorks NW's driving requirements.
  • 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.
  • Previous experience in broad range of interventions and mental health skills training specific to children, adolescents and families.
  • Knowledge of community resources and treatment agencies enabling appropriate referrals for specific client needs.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Word. Ability to master proprietary software including electronic health record system required. 

 JOB CODE/NUMBER: BILINGUAL SKILLS TRAINER/849140

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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