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The Mental Health Therapist provides individual and family therapy, group therapy to children, and their families, and may also provide case management and consultation with PCPs, schools, DHS Child Welfare, Developmental Disability Services and Self Sufficiency programs, and other community partners. Some early evenings and/or Saturdays may be required. Eligible clients may be self-referred or referred by schools, County Mental Health, DHS Child Welfare and Self Sufficiency, or the client's PCP. Authorization for services may be required from the CCO or other payer source.
Education and Experience:
A Master's or doctorate degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field is required. Working toward licensure relevant to this position, will be required. Options will reimburse the expense(s) associated with obtaining and renewing one license per service provider*. Knowledge and/or experience providing mental health services, including assessment, diagnosis and crisis response, to children, and families is required. A working knowledge of parenting skills/techniques and child development, and experience working with disadvantaged individuals and high-risk families, including work with incest, sexual abuse, drug and alcohol abuse, and domestic violence and trauma is needed. You need to have a strong understanding of available community resources and supports. You must be able to qualify as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP). You will need to successfully complete a DHS background check, which may include fingerprinting. You must have a reliable vehicle and minimum auto insurance. You must be computer proficient in a Microsoft Windows environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and electronic medical records systems is preferred. Options Counseling and Family Services requires that all staff have respectful, open, unbiased, and accepting attitudes toward clients and their families.
To see a full job description, and TO APPLY, please visit: http://optionscounselingandfamilyservices.appone.com/
A completed application and résumé must be submitted at the site above in order to be considered for the position.
Options Counseling and Family Services, a not-for-profit agency, has been providing quality, cost-effective mental health and family preservation services to the children and families of Oregon since its inception in 1991. Throughout its history, Options has provided effective, change-based interventions to tens of thousands of Oregon families.
Options provides services in eleven Oregon countie...s. Services are funded by the Oregon Health Plan and the Oregon Department of Human Services. Generous donations from individuals and businesses also support the Options mission.
Options administrative offices are located in Eugene, Oregon. The agency has offices in Eugene, Springfield, Florence, Portland, Beaverton, Oregon City, Roseburg and Salem.
In partnership with members of the communities we serve, Options Counseling and Family Services promotes safety, healing, and empowerment for individuals and families.