LifeWorks NW works in collaboration with the Virginia Garcia medical team. This position is located at the school-based health clinic at Forest Grove High School (Portland metro area in Oregon).
The Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Clinics are federally-qualified health clinics (FQHCs), and offer a loan repayment program for qualified candidates.
Purpose: Assesses and diagnoses children and adolescents ages 3 to 18 experiencing mental health issues and behavioral. Provides appropriate treatment and/or consultation with families, care providers, and community partners about treatment options.
Hours: This is a full-time position working 8 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or Mental Health Counseling or related mental health field (QMHP) may be required.
Demonstrated 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, social and working relationships and conducting a mental status examination; complete a five-axis DSM diagnosis; write and supervise the implementation of an Individual Service and Support Plan; and provide individual, family and/or group therapy within the scope of their training.
More than 2 years experience required in a broad range of clinical interventions and mental health assessments specific to children, adolescents and families.
Fluency in Spanish required.
Demonstrated understanding of cultural values and norms. Knowledge of acculturation and generational issues within the Latino community.
LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community. LifeWorks NW is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law. www.lifeworksnw.org
Additional Salary Information: This is the starting pay range. Additional pay for Spanish fluency. Includes full benefits such as medical/dental/PTO (paid time off)/etc.
LifeWorks NW is a leading non-profit, community-based mental health and addiction service agency in the Portland, Oregon area. Children, families and adults are offered a range of prevention and treatment services from our experienced and compassionate staff -- from physicians to social service providers.
LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community....
LifeWorks NW is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ational origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law.
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