Our outpatient mental health and addictions treatment team is seeking dual-credentialed therapists, or mental health therapists interested in pursuing dual credentials in the drug and alcohol addiction field.
Co-Occurring Therapists provide dual diagnosis enhanced services using stage-of-change specific interventions with individualized outcomes focusing on the reduction of symptoms related to both mental health and substance abuse.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Conducts integrated assessments including screening for the presence of substance use, problem gambling, mental health conditions, and chronic medical conditions as well as the presence of systems related trauma using ASAM criteria and DSM;
Utilizes assessment tools or data in the evaluation, treatment planning, and discharge process including cognitive-behavioral interventions, motivational interventions, and healthy relationships education;
Prepares and maintains all required treatment records and reports;
Counsel clients in individual and group counseling sessions. Individual sessions may periodically include family members or support people;
Counsels family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients;
Collects information about clients through interviews, observations, and collateral information;
Acts as client advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations;
Develops and implements evidence-based, client-centered treatment plans that address mental health and substance use;
Documents relevant treatment reviews, progress notes, status reports, coordination of services, and discharge summaries;
Meets with families, probation officers, police, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process;
Observes urinalysis and completes the chain of custody documentation;
Gathers information about community mental health services and resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy;
Completes discharge paperwork to include discharge plan completed with the client.
$49,000 to $69,000 Annually
An additional stipend is available for employees who are Spanish/English bi-lingual fluent.
Sign-on bonus of up to $1,000 available for new hire therapists.
Medical and Dental Coverage
5% employer match 401K Retirement Savings Plan
Corporate Fitness Membership subsidy
Employer-Sponsored Life, Accidental Death, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan
Flexible Spending Accounts
Internal Growth Opportunities
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
In addition, the experience must demonstrate the ability to conduct an assessment, including identifying precipitating events, gathering histories of mental and physical health, substance use, past mental health services, and criminal justice contacts; assessing family, cultural, social, and work relationships; conducting a mental status examination; complete a DSM diagnosis; write and supervise the implementation of a service/treatment plan; and provide individual, family or group therapy within the scope of their training. Experience in the treatment of addictions strongly preferred.
Requires Masters Degree with a graduate degree in psychology, social work, or a behavioral science field from an accredited college or university and a QMHP with the Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO). A CADC certification with the Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) or ability and willingness to achieve CADC within 12 months of hire.