Counselor III (Residential Case Managers)

Organization/Company Name: 
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
Position Description: 

Sign on Bonus! For a limited time only, these positions (Counselor III) are eligible for up to a 1k sign on bonus. These are pro-rated based on hours hired to work. *Certain restrictions do apply.

You may qualify for loan forgiveness! Cascadia is considered an eligible public service employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. Borrowers who qualify may be eligible for loan forgiveness of the remaining balance of their Direct Loans after making a certain amount of qualifying payments while employed by the public service employer.

Job Overview:
You will get to provide clinical services to the residential programs in either a secure residential setting or non-secure residential setting. You will be participating as a member of an interdisciplinary team to implement and monitor treatment for residents of the treatment homes, using a Trauma informed approach and evidenced based modalities. You will get to be a part of a mission driven organization that focus on addressing mental health disparities and treating people using an integrated model, providing Whole Health Care, Whole Lives. It is a growth opportunity to add to your work experience and develop your clinical skills.

Who you are and your qualifications:
You bring culturally specific knowledge into the programs. You have compassion, patience and demonstrate knowledge of Trauma Informed Practices. You see yourself as an ongoing learner of cultural competency. You graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Therapy or other similar therapeutic field. You have the ability to perform assessments. ***If you have not yet graduated but are about to and are able to work part time until graduation, we will also consider your application.

What Cascadia expects of all employees:
All incumbents must understand, appreciate and respect the diversity and cultural differences within our Cascadia community. It is expected that there is an awareness and sensitivity to the perspectives and perceptions to those we serve, as well as our colleagues. As Cascadia is Trauma informed, the incumbent must support a Trauma Informed Care Environment. With the high prevalence of trauma among individuals receiving behavioral health services, it is required that the incumbent understand the effects of trauma on health, coping, and other aspects of the lives of those we serve.

About Cascadia:
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare ( is one of the largest community behavioral health providers in the state of Oregon, delivers whole health care -- integrated mental health and addiction services, primary care and housing -- to support our communities. Our approach is recovery-oriented and trauma-informed. Cascadia hires innovative, compassionate, and dedicated staff who are aligned with trauma-informed care, are committed to working effectively with diverse community populations, and who expected to strengthen such capacity if hired.

Cascadia is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Full Time
$44,500/yr. to $49,596.50/yr

Cascadia provides a generous pool of paid time off starting at 6 weeks year and increases after the first year of employment. Affordable medical and dental benefits for the employee are offered and a 403b with up to 4% employer match. Short term and long-term disability, Employee Assistance Plan, Vision discount plan, and supplemental insurance options as well. Additionally an FSA, Life Insurance, Accidental Death Insurance, Jury duty leave, volunteer time off, and more.

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

Must be able to peform mental health assessments

Required Education and / or Certifications: 

MA in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Therapeutic Field: Must be eligible to qualify and register for Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) via Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO)

PO Box 8459
Portland, OR 97232
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
To Be Determined
Application Address: 
Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
Portland, OR 97232
Application deadline: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021