Mental Health Therapist (Bilingual Spanish)

Clinical Portland, Oregon Beaverton, Oregon Gresham, Oregon Portland, Oregon Milwaukie, Oregon


TITLE: Bilingual - Spanish Mental Health Therapist (multiple locations and programs in the Portland-Metro area)
POSITION: Full-Time/ In-Person 
SALARY: $34.59/hr. - 42.57/hr. ($71,950/yr. - $88,549/yr.)
Morrison Child and Family Services: We are a Joint Commission and Sanctuary accredited non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive array of services to children, adolescents, and their families. As an agency, Morrison, its team members, and clients commit to the following values of trauma-informed care:  
  • Nonviolence - being safe and doing the right thing 
  • Emotional Intelligence - managing our feelings so we don’t hurt ourselves or others 
  • Social Learning - respecting and sharing ideas of our teams 
  • Democracy - shared decision making whenever possible 
  • Open Communication - saying what we mean and not being mean when we say it 
  • Social Responsibility - everyone makes a contribution to the organizational culture 
  • Growth and Change - creating hope for our clients and ourselves 
  • Equity - Assuring all can survive and thrive 

Open Positions:

  • Clinic-Based (four locations)  
  • School-Based (Portland location) ** 10-month position that follows the PPS academic calendar. 
  • Community-Based (two locations) 
Position Summary:
Morrison Child & Family Services is immediately hiring mental health therapists to join our outpatient teams!
The Outpatient Mental Health Therapist position provides mental health treatment services for youth, ages 2-18, and their families. The position is in-person, but clients can receive services in-person or via telehealth. Therapists work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and their clients may also access skills training, case management, SUD treatment services, and medication management. The therapist’s caseload size is dependent on their program (clinic, community-based, or school-based) and on each of their clients’ level of need (level of care) and engagement. 
The community-based position provides short-term (typically 6-8 months) intensive mental health services for youth and families experiencing acute behavioral health and crisis support needs. This position includes an on-call crisis line rotation, and therapists receive a stipend for each week they are on-call. There is also a $2,000 hiring bonus for the community-based position! 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides mental health services for youth, ages 2-18, and their families: assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, individual, and family therapy.  
  • Provides case management, crisis support, safety planning, coordination of care, referrals to ancillary and/or specialty services, and group therapy, as needed. 
  • Completes all clinical documentation in accordance with state, federal and organizational requirements, emphasizing collaborative documentation.  
  • Abides by the appropriate code of ethics and follows all of Morrison’s policies and procedures. 
  • Is present and punctual for work, supervision and/or meetings. Works well within a team environment, sharing workload, credit, and opportunities.  
  • Completes other duties as assigned to ensure successful operation of program or department. 
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 
    • Bilingual in Spanish, both written and spoken 
    Other Requirements: 
    • Pass a DHS (Department of Human Services) criminal history background  
    • If driving for position, must meet agency driving requirement  
    • If bilingual, must pass language proficiency testing 
    Physical Requirements:
    • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50-75% of the time. (depending on ages of clients)

    Why join us?

    • Annual Training Budget- Clinical staff receive an annual budget of $500 that can be used toward external training, continuing education, licensing/registration fees, or licensure testing fees.
    • Student Loan Forgiveness or Repayment Options- Morrison is a non-profit mental health organization so working with us, you could qualify for student loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program and other loan repayment programs for mental health professionals.
    • In-house Clinical Supervision- We offer clinical supervision for mental health therapists who are working toward their LPC, LMFT, or LCSW.
    We are an Affirmative Action Plan Employer. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.
    In compliance with our Affirmative Action Plan, Morrison uses E-Verify to determine employment eligibility after an offer is accepted.
    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 benefits including Medical, Vision, Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employer-Paid Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
    If your personal values align with our agency's vision and dedication to serving youth and families, please submit your résumé, application, and cover letter to