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Mental Health Counselor

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

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Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Job Location: Salem Date Posted: 04/23/2021 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: Mental Health Counselor (Licensed or Non-licensed)Mental Health Salem, Oregon Department **Mental Health** Employment Type **Full-Time** Minimum Experience **Experienced** Compensation **DOE** Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy quality healthcare and social services in Oregon since 1970. **We are currently seeking a Mental Health Counselor to join our team!** **YOUR ROLE AT NWHS** As one of our highly qualified Mental Health Counselors, you will provide trauma-informed, compassionate, and professional mental health counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups across a broad range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. You will assess the nature and extent of Mental Health challenges and Co-Occurring Disorders, and formulate a plan for service that addresses each individual's needs. This position is full time, 1.0 FTE 40 hours per week. The location for the position will be split between our West Salem Mental Health Clinic (0.8 FTE, 4 days per week) and our HOST Program (0.2 FTE, 1 day per week), both of which are located in Salem Oregon. **MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS** + Master's degree in counseling, social work, and/or other degree in a related mental health field with eligibility for QMHP credentialing is required + Must have graduate course work in theory, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health disorders. + Must have experience working with persons who have mental health issues and those who are in emotional distress + Must demonstrate proficiency using DSM IV-TR, DSM V, and ICD-10 **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS** + Licensure as an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW in the state of Oregon is preferred + Experience working with youth and youth behavior, including youth experiencing homelessness is preferred + Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred **SUMMARY OF BENEFITS:** Northwest Human Services offers competitive wages and a generous benefits package to staff that work at least 32 hours a week or more. Benefits include; Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life: Short Term & Long Term Disability, 403(b) retirement plan with generous employer match, 8.5 Paid Holidays, and Paid Time Off. **ABOUT US:** Northwest Human Services is an innovative Federally Qualified Health Center that has been providing residents of Marion and Polk counties with compassionate and professional medical, dental, mental health, and wraparound services for over 45 years. Our programs are designed to maximize support for those in our community who need it most - uninsured individuals, families, the homeless, and migrant workers. In addition to our Transitional Programs that provide services for the homeless, our medical clinics are Tier V Patient Centered Medical Homes and our West Salem location offers fully integrated primary care, psychiatry, therapy, and dentistry all on one campus. Our Medical and Mental Health care teams are committed to the overall wellness of our patients and work together to ensure patient needs are expertly evaluated, and met with compassion and respect. At NWHS, we offer a first class employment experience, with a focus on teamwork, integrity, growth, and balance. This approach has contributed to a fast growing and dedicated team of nearly 250 individuals with an average tenure of over 5 years. **ABOUT OUR HOST PROGRAM:** HOST stands for Health, Outreach, Shelter, and Transitions. Our Resource & Engagement Center provides basic needs and support services for youth and young adults. We offer a safe space for young people who need help setting goals, planning for their future, and connecting to community resources. Things like a warm, safe place to sleep, access to healthcare and resources, and mentorship play a big role in ensuring our future leaders can live healthy lifestyles and leave a positive impact on our community. ? To learn more about our HOST program, please visit . **If you are interested in joining a team that makes a difference in the lives of m Job Classification: Mental Health Counselors
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