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Mental Health Clinician

Morrison Child and Family Services, Portland, OR

Job - Health

Close Date: 05/31/2018

Mental Health Clinician
Portland, OR
Full Time, Full Benefits
Job Codes: MHC-152, MHC-158
About Us:
Morrison Child and Family Services is a non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive array of services to children, adolescents, and their families. As an agency Morrison, its team members, and clients commit to the following values of trauma-informed care:
• Nonviolence - being safe and doing the right thing
• Emotional Intelligence - managing our feelings so we don’t hurt ourselves or others
• Social Learning - respecting and sharing ideas of our teams
• Democracy - shared decision making whenever possible
• Open Communication - saying what we mean and not being mean when we say it
• Social Responsibility - everyone makes a contribution to the organizational culture
• Growth and Change - creating hope for our clients and ourselves
Job Summary:
The Mental Health Clinician provides mental health assessments, with the ability to conduct a mental status examination, as well as provides ongoing individual and group counseling services, screens for human trafficking concerns, and provides crisis intervention services. Main duties and responsibilities include:
• Provides mental health assessments for unaccompanied youth
• Provides ongoing individual and group counseling services
• Screens for human trafficking concerns
• Provides crisis intervention services
• Conducts best practice suicide risk assessments and flight risk assessments
• Provides safety planning
• Provides required documentation, services and external communication for youth on their caseload.
• Referrals for Psychiatric and Psychological services
• Develops and facilitates transition plans for clients per ORR guidelines
• May help supervise children and youth in milieu, on outings, and to appointments outside facility.

Education and Experience Requirements:
A typical background for the person who can fulfill the duties of this position is as follows:
• Master’s degree in social work with clinical experience in the program, or Master’s degree in psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which direct clinical experience is a program requirement,
• Qualify as a QMHP in the State of Oregon
• Bi-lingual in Spanish and English, written, read and verbal required.
• Licensure or licensed eligible preferred.

Pay Range:
Mental Health Clinician (Bilingual): $23.10 - $24.54 (Unlicensed)
Mental Health Clinician (Bilingual): $25.49 - 26.09 (Licensed)

• Email a cover letter and resume to and reference job code “MHC-152” or “MHC-158” in the subject line of your email and in your cover letter. Indicate that you’re applying for the Mental Health Clinician position.

• Alternative: Fax your cover letter/resume to Morrison Child and Family Services following the directions above to 503-736-9759.
Program Details:

• (MHC-152 ) Staff Secure –residential facility that maintains stricter security measures, such as higher staff to client ratio for supervision, than a shelter in order to control disruptive behavior and to prevent escape. This placement is for youth who require close supervision but do not need placement in a secure facility.

• (MHC-158) Shelter- residential facility in which all of the programmatic components are provided on-site, in a least restrictive environment.

To be considered for this position you must follow this application procedure.
Position Open Until Enough Qualified Applicants Have Responded
We strive to Create a Diverse, Inclusive environment to Better Serve our Clients.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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