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Posted: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:25 AM

LifeWorks NW works in collaboration with the Virginia Garcia medical team. This position is located at the school-based health clinic at Forest Grove High School. The Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Clinics are federally-qualified health clinics (FQHCs), and offer a loan repayment program for qualified candidates.

Purpose: Assesses and diagnoses children and adolescents ages 3 to 18 experiencing mental health issues and behavioral problems in school based programs as well as the Virginia Garcia medical clinics. Provides appropriate treatment and/or consultation with families, care providers, and community partners about treatment options.

Hours: This is a full-time position working 8 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.


Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or Mental Health Counseling or related mental health field (QMHP) may be required.
Oregon license (i.e Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Psychologist) or registered intern in process for license strongly preferred.
Current CADC or eligibility for CADC within two years of preferred.
Demonstrated ability to conduct an assessment, including identifying precipitating events, gathering histories of mental and physical health, alcohol and other drug use, past mental health services and criminal justice contacts, assessing family, social and working relationships and conducting a mental status examination; complete a five-axis DSM diagnosis; write and supervise the implementation of an Individual Service and Support Plan; and provide individual, family and/or group therapy within the scope of their training.
More than 2 years experience required in a broad range of clinical interventions and mental health assessments specific to children, adolescents and families.
Fluency in Spanish required.
Demonstrated understanding of cultural values and norms. Knowledge of acculturation and generational issues within the Latino community.

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LifeWorks NW believes that diversity strengthens our workforce and empowers our community.
LifeWorks NW is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law.

• Location: Forest Grove, OR, Portland

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