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Mental Health Program Supervisor - Community Corrections

Clackamas County, Oregon City, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 03/31/2020

Clackamas County Community Corrections Residential Services is seeking an experienced, licensed mental health and substance use disorder clinician to oversee our Residential Treatment Program. Community Corrections operates Men’s and Women’s Residential Substance Abuse Programs (CSAP) that focuses on addressing criminality as well as treating substance use disorders for our adult justice involved population. This position will supervise experienced teams of mental health therapists, certified drug and alcohol counselors as well as mentors that focus on substance use disorders and criminogenic risk factors so that we can assist clients transition successfully into the community crime and drug free.
Competitive candidates will have experience working with at risk populations and be skilled at engaging, assessing and treatment planning with this population. They should have knowledge of the use and fidelity of evidenced based mental health and substance use disorder treatments, as well as, MI, CBT and DBT practices, and the principles of trauma informed care. They should be comfortable with observing staff providing services and be able to provide guidance and training to staff related to clinical applications.
The Mental Health Program Supervisor will provide leadership, program development and oversight, and supervision for professional staff. This position will work closely with Community Corrections Counselors, Mental Health Specialists, Probation and Parole Officers, and other Community Corrections employees as well as internal and external partners.
Clackamas County offers competitive union wages and an attractive benefits package, including a robust Wellness program.

• The salary range is $39.62 - $53.49 Hourly/$82,427 - $111,277 Annually
• Benefits start after two months of continuous employment.


• A Choice of Dental Plans and Medical Plans with Vision & Prescription Drug Coverage
• Paid Leave: (Vacation, Holidays, Sick Leave, Bereavement Leave)
o 12 hours of vacation accrued monthly
o 8 hours of sick leave accrued monthly
o 9 paid holidays and 1 personal day per year
• Retirement: PERS/OPSRP Retirement Contributions. Clackamas County contributes to member’s pension share account as well as picks up the 6% contribution to the Individual Account Program (IAP).
• Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
• Group Term Life Insurance
• Long-Term Disability Insurance with Optional Salary Buy-Up Program
• Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA)
• Optional Group Universal Life Insurance; Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance; Long Term Care Insurance; Voluntary Benefits through AFLAC, Liberty Mutual and Hyatt Legal
• A Choice of Full Benefits or Lesser Benefits with Flex Cash
• Optional Deferred Compensation (457)
• Longevity Pay
Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
• Must be a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)** as established by the State of Oregon Mental Health Division
• Must have current licensure as an Oregon Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); or Licensed Psychologist (PsyD or PHD) by date of hire.
• Must be a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) by date of hire and the ability to obtain CADC II within one year of hire.
• At least 2 years of post-graduate clinical experience in mental health treatment setting
• At least 2 years of experience providing individual, family and group therapy, including assessment, service planning, case management and coordination, documentation and rationale for services to promote intended outcomes.
• Experience providing leadership, clinical supervision, oversight and evaluation of services
• Administrative and organizational skills and knowledge to manage programs
• Must successfully pass the credentialing process.
• Must successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
• Must successfully pass an extensive background investigation.
• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.
** A "Qualified Mental Health Professional" (QMHP) means a Licensed Medical Provider or any other person meeting one or more of the following minimum qualifications as authorized by the Local Mental Health Authority or designee:
• Bachelor’s degree in nursing and licensed by the State of Oregon;
• Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy and licensed by the State of Oregon;
• Graduate degree in psychology;
• Graduate degree in social work;
• Graduate degree in recreational, art, or music therapy; or
• Graduate degree in a behavioral science field.

QMHPs must demonstrate the ability to conduct an assessment, including identifying precipitating events, gathering histories of mental and physical health, alcohol and other drug use, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts, assessing family, cultural, social and work relationships, and conducting a mental status examination, complete a five axis DSM diagnosis, write and supervise the implementation of an individual service plan and provide individual, family or group therapy for the range of clients served. The person must be flexible in this work atmosphere as different job assignments are common.
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:
• Experience with Medicated-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
• Demonstrated experience writing, managing and overseeing the implementation of state and federal grants.
• Experience working with residential treatment programs.
• Experience working with justice involved individuals.

Clackamas County accepts online applications only. To complete an online application and for more information, please visit and click on the “Jobs” tab
• Please follow the instructions to submit the on-line application. Instructions will include how to copy and paste a current resume. Please make sure to answer all the questions, including the open-ended questions!
• This position is open until filled. We reserve the right to close this recruitment at any time.

Please see the job posting on the Clackamas County website for complete information. This document does not reflect all benefit information and job requirements.

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