Mental Health Associate (Skills Trainer) for Youth and Families

Posting ID : A1068471513
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Healthcare

Experienced paraprofessional to work with youth and families with significant mental health and behavioral challenges in a county mental health setting, in the community, schools and consumer's homes. Experience facilitating groups and skills training. Case management experience required. Strong communication skills; basic English composition and computer skills necessary for documentation; understanding of basic counseling and assessment, evidence-based practices, case management, supportive employment, outreach and crisis interventions; documentation including treatment goals.Must be willing to work as part of an interdisciplinary team and possess the ability to be flexible with case and task assignments. Must be timely in completing paperwork and documentation.This position is on the New Solutions Wraparound Team which works collaboratively with youth, families and community partners to strengthen families; to keep youth in the community, in school and out of trouble. Travel between work sites including Albany, Lebanon and Sweet Home may be necessary at times.


Four-year college degree with major coursework in psychology, social work, counseling or related behavior science; or 4 years progressive experience in mental health client service program; or satisfactory combination of training and experience. Required valid OR Driver's license and ability to pass a Criminal History check.

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Comprehensive benefits package includes: PERS retirement, medical/dental/vision, life and disability. EOE

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