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WorkSource Oregon Mental Health Counselor in PORTLAND, Oregon

Open until Filled TITLE: Mental Health & Substance Use Counselor, QMHP DEPARTMENT: Letty Owings Center HOURS: Tuesday 11:30am-8:00pm Wednesday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm Saturday 8:30am-5:00pm WAGE: $22.84-$26.26/Per hour SUMMARY: This position is a critical member of a multi-disciplinary team that provides comprehensive, intensive residential treatment to pregnant and/or parenting women who struggle with severe substance use disorders. The team works to address all treatment needs, including crisis management, substance use treatment, medication management, physical health treatment, mental health treatment, developing parenting skills, and accessing appropriate and affordable housing. This is a direct service position providing person-centered, trauma-informed care to clients experiencing mental health and substance use symptoms. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Master's degree in a human services field required. 2. One year of experience in mental health and substance use treatment. 3. At a minimum, must meet State guidelines for QMHP. 4. Must have CADC I certification. CADC II preferred. 5. Has the competencies necessary to: a. Identify precipitating events; b. Gather histories of mental, emotional and physical disabilities, alcohol and drug use, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts; c. Assess family, social and work relationships; d. Conduct a mental status assessment; e. Document a multiaxial DSM diagnosis; f. Write and implement or supervise the implementation of a treatment plan; g. Conduct and document a mental health assessment; h. Provide mental health treatment and rehabilitative services within one's scope of practice