Mental Health Therapist – Beaverton Outpatient

Clinical Beaverton, Oregon


Description

Mental Health Therapist – Beaverton Outpatient 
Portland, OR 
Full Time, Full Benefits 
FLSA: Exempt 

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

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 35-45 clients who are seen in-person or via tele-health (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 

Position/Job Duties and Responsibilities:(Essential functions include the following duties and responsibilities, competencies, and other characteristics. The incumbent in this position is required to perform the following duties, which is representative to the level of work appropriate to this position.)  

  • Provides mental health services for our clinic-based program: Assessment, 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, with an emphasis on collaborative documentation.   
  • Applies knowledge of the local mental health system and collaborates with partners such as Coordinated Care organizations, Department of Human Services, Wraparound Services, Primary Care Providers, Emergency Departments/Services, and other Mental Health Providers. 
  • Recognizes personal strengths and limitations, feelings and needs. 
  • Verbally and non-verbally de-escalates crisis situations in a manner that protects dignity and integrity.  

 

Education and Work Experience:  
A typical background for the person who can fulfill the duties of this position is as follows: 

  • 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 (not required): 

  • 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  

 

Starting Pay Range: 
Unlicensed MHT: $60,000 - $64,00 /year ($28.85 -$30.73/hour) 
Unlicensed MHT-Bilingual-Spanish: $65,400 - $69,600/year ($31.45 - $33.49/hour) 
 
Licensed MHT: $66,000 - $70,000/year ($31.74 - $33.80/hour) 
Licensed MHT-Bilingual-Spanish: $72,000 - $76,600/year ($34.59 - $36.84/hour) 

 

Why join us? 

  • Growth Opportunities- Morrison values its employees and provides leadership training to see our employees thrive and grow. Promotion from within is encouraged and seen throughout the organization.  

  • Benefits and Perks – Extensive benefit package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. Company provided Life and Long-Term Disability. Paid vacation and sick time.  

  • We make a difference in our community – At Morrison we provide a comprehensive continuum of mental health, substance abuse and prevention and education services for youth, from birth through age 21. We work with families and communities to make a difference in every child’s life. 

  • Student Loan Forgiveness 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. At Morrison, Qualified Mental Health Professionals may also qualify for student loan repayment.   

  • Are you looking for a place where you can complete your licensure? 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, with availability of supervision to complete licensure.  

 

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. 

 

Morrison Child and Family Services is a 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 
     

Visit our website to learn more about our mission and history and our strategy for accomplishing our goal of achieving significant, positive, and long-term clinical outcomes for the clients we serve. 

 

At Morrison we celebrate diversity. Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we support our communities to move beyond disparity and oppression and work with compassion, integrity, and dedication to social justice through the implementation of goals and policies. We strive to create an inclusive and anti-racist organization by ensuring that racial identity will not determine or predict the quality of trauma-informed care a child receives; to that effect, we’re looking for candidates who can provide culturally-appropriate care or possess the ability to hold each other and yourself accountable to the diversity and uniqueness of all individuals within Morrison, our clients and our community stakeholders. 

  Morrison employees are offered a variety of plans to help address their health and welfare needs, as well as the needs of their families.  Many of these benefits are paid in whole, or in part by Morrison and others are offered as a voluntary option to be paid for by the employee through payroll deductions.  Our comprehensive benefits package includes 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.

 
 We strive to Create a Diverse, Inclusive environment to Better Serve our Clients. 
 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.