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Mental Health Counselor, QMHP/CADC

Central City Concern, Portland, OR. 97209

Job - Health

Close Date: 07/31/2020

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC’s is seeking a Mental Health Counselor - QMHP/CADC for the Letty Owings Center!

At Letty Owings, mothers are treated for drug addiction and alcoholism. They also begin learning essential life skills such as budgeting, meal planning and cooking, communication and most importantly, parenting – things as simple as how often a child needs to eat, sleep and bathe. Surrounded by role models and others who are succeeding in their recovery, the women see what life can be. The Letty Owings Center helps give them the tools they need to get there.

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.

Duties will include:
Collect information regarding clients’ history through a combination of interviewing, records review, and consultation; after obtaining written consent.
Conduct and document substance use disorder & mental health assessments, including mental status exam, ASAM level of care, DSM diagnosis, and clinical formulation.
Develop a strengths-based treatment plan and collaborative problem solving with clients. Understanding of how medication supports can be useful in the recovery process.

Master's degree in a human services field required.
One year of experience in mental health and substance use treatment.
At a minimum, must meet State guidelines for QMHP.
Must have CADC I certification. CADC II preferred.

Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees!
Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of 6.25% in your 1st year, 8% in the 2nd year, and 10% in your 3rd year! Fully vested with your first contribution!
9 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!

HOW TO APPLY: You must apply through our website for consideration

This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

CCC values and celebrates diversity in race, heritage, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, and disability. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we prioritize active inclusion of diverse staff.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

Central City Concern is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, gender, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation can contact the Human Resources department at 503-294-1681.

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