Mental Health Therapist - Gresham ( Higher Pay for Bilingual Spanish)

Clinical Gresham, Oregon


Mental Health Therapist – Gresham Outpatient Clinic

Salary Range: Unlicensed - $60,008 -$63,918/year (Bilingual Spanish $65,416-$69,659/year) 

Licensed - $66,019 - $70,304/year (Bilingual Spanish $71,947 - $76,627/year)

Schedule: In person Mon -Fri

Seeking Mental Health Therapist to provide services for children, adolescents, and their families at Morrison’s Gresham location.

Morrison Child and Family Services is a non-profit organization providing culturally responsive, anti-oppressive mental health and substance use disorder treatment, support, and prevention services to children, youth, and families who are working through the effects of systemic racism, trauma, poverty, abuse, neglect, or other mental health needs. As one of the largest mental health and substance use recovery services serving 7,000 youth in Portland, Oregon and the state of Washington, our goal is to promote a vibrant culture of self-care, creativity, and overall resilience that contribute to the success of our youth and families.

Program:Outpatient Services 
Morrison Child and Family Services delivers outpatient mental health services to children, ages 2 through 18. At the core of our work is a belief in the importance of acknowledging strengths and creating resilience in each child.  Our skilled therapists collaborate with each child and their support system to identify a treatment approach that addresses the child’s mental health symptoms and leads to improved functioning in all areas of the child’s life.  We strive to provide culturally responsive services and respect the values and unique perspectives of all our clients.

The Mental Health Therapist provides outpatient mental health treatment services for children, adolescents, and their families, in a clinic setting. These services include assessments, treatment planning, individual, family, and group therapy (optional). Therapists work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and represent the organization and its values. Clients receiving clinic-based services may also have access to skills training, case management, and medication management. Our Clinic-Based therapists carry a caseload of 40-55 clients who are seen in-person or via telehealth (virtually) at a frequency that is based on the client’s level of need (i.e. level of care).

Our therapists are trained and supported to provide trauma-informed and culturally responsive care to our clients. Additionally, each therapist is provided an annual training budget that can be used toward outside trainings, licensing/registration fees, or licensure testing fees.

 In-house Licensure supervision toward LCSW, LPC and LMFT is provided!

We look forward to reviewing your resume and application at For accommodation requests during the application/hiring process please contact: [email protected] 

Job Duties: Full job description available at interview stage or earlier by request

  • Provides individual, group, and family therapy services. Completes all clinical documentation in accordance with state, federal and organizational requirements, with an emphasis on collaborative documentation. 
  • Provides case management and coordinates referrals to community resources. Assists clients with completion of necessary paperwork to facilitate access to services and funding sources essential to completion of the established plan of care. 
  • Verbally and non-verbally de-escalates crisis situations in a manner that protects dignity and integrity.
  • Uses scheduled supervision constructively, seeks feedback to improve performance, and accepts and utilizes feedback to improve outcomes. 
  • Models safe language and demonstrates appropriate boundaries with peers, clients, and families. Intervenes and provides support when staff, clients or families are unsafe with language or behaviors.



Experience/Education Requirements 

  • Master’s level degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field.
  • Experience working with children and adolescents in a mental health, social services, educational, or other related setting.
  • Must be able to meet QMHP requirements under State of Oregon MHDD Division’s Administrative rules OR meet board requirements for CSWA, LPC Associate or LMFT Associate qualification.


Valued Experience

  • CADC Certification
  • Preferred bilingual in Spanish, both written and spoken
  • Current Oregon or other state Licensed Mental Health Professional
  • Two years direct treatment experience with children and/or adolescents in a mental health setting

Other Requirements

  • Pass a DHS criminal history background 
  • If driving for position, must meet agency driving requirement 

Physical Requirements:

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with staff and clients. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50-75% of the time. (depending on ages of clients)





We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age or any other category protected by state, local or federal law, rule or regulation


This job is open until filled.  Applications will be reviewed as received.  Morrison reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during the posting period. 


Morrison employees are offered a variety of plans to address the health and welfare needs of our employees and families.  Many benefits are paid in whole or in part by Morrison and are offered as a voluntary option to be paid for by the employee through payroll deductions.  Morrison benefits include Medical, Prescription, Vision, Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employer-Paid Life, AD&D and LTD, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).  In addition to these plans, employees may purchase additional voluntary life insurance, short-term disability, critical illness and accident coverage through Unum.