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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Oregon Employment Department
Location: salem
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Job Location: Salem Date Posted: 03/13/2021 Hours Worked Per Week: Not Provided Shift: Not Provided Duration of Job: Either Full or Part Time, more than 6 months You may contact this employer directly.
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Having difficulty using this button? Job Summary: Vision Statement Options Counseling and Family Services supports the health, safety, equity, and well-being of our clients, families, employees, and communities. Our Work Options Counseling and Family Services provides family preservation, behavioral health services, and other family supports to families and individuals in 11 Oregon counties. Options providers use a family centered approach, in which the family's knowledge of their own strengths and needs is the primary resource. Benefits Options offers many benefits for our full-time employees (full-time is any employee working 30 hours per week or more). A list of all our benefits can be found on our website, here: Highlights + Options pays 100% of the cost to cover employees for medical, dental, vision, basic term life, accidental death and dismemberment, and long-term disability + 403b retirement plan with an agency match + Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) funded by Options to reimburse employees for a percentage of medical expenses related to employees' deductible + Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Expense accounts are available + Generous Paid Time-Off (PTO) policy that allows employees to earn up to four weeks in the first year of employment + Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 100% funded by Options Position Details Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of our office-based positions have the option of being done remotely General Description: The Mental Health Therapist provides individual and family therapy to adults and their families. Work includes assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, ongoing individual services, and crisis related services. They will provide case management and consultation with PCPs, parole/probation officers, drug and alcohol providers, DHS Child Welfare, self-sufficiency programs, and other community partners. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. Eligible clients may be self-referred or referred by County Mental Health, DHS Child Welfare and Self Sufficiency, or the client's PCP. The majority of our clients use the Oregon Health Plan, but we do accept some private insurance. Authorization for services may be required from the Coordinated Care Office (CCO) or other payer source. The ideal candidate will have experience and preference working with an adult population (aged 17+). Excellent computer and time management skills. Enjoy working in a team environment. Required Qualifications: Master's or doctorate degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field. Knowledge and/or experience providing mental health services, including assessment and diagnosis, to adults and families. Must be computer proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and record keeping software preferred. Must have respectful, open, accepting attitude toward clients and their families. Must be able to qualify as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) and be eligible for licensure. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of the impact of trauma and experience working with disadvantaged and high-risk individuals, including work with incest, sexual abuse, drug and alcohol abuse and domestic violence. Experience with, or knowledge of, serious and persistent mental illness. Strong understanding of available community resources and supports. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 65% - Direct Client Services + Interview client to obtain information concerning family history or other assessment information + Conduct mental health assessments for children and adults, including DSM-V diagnosis + Provide therapy and case management services in the office, but may also provide services in the community, medical offices and/or in the client's home + Develop and implement treatment plans, defining specific goals and objectives, and revise as needed 25% - Documentation + Maintain accurate and current client records, including timely Service Plans, authorization Job Classification: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
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employment outlooks, skills, training programs, related occupations, and more. Compensation Salary: Not Provided Job Requirements Experience Required: See Job Summary Education Required: None Minimum Age: N/A Gender: N/A

Keywords: Oregon Employment Department, Salem , Mental Health Therapist, Other , salem, Oregon

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