Child and Family Therapist I, Portland, OR
Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential.
We're seeking a Child and Family Therapist I for our community-based Youth and Family Services Team! The Child and Family Therapist I provides and implements individual and family psychotherapy based in evidence-based practices; works with Child and Family Team to develop and implement Treatment Plan and Safety Plan for child and family; provides care coordination focused on child and family team; provides clinical oversight of skills trainers. Persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) experience the full range of psychiatric disorders. Experience working with individuals within the autism spectrum/intellectual developmental disabilities is preferred.
Licensure is preferred but not required; However, successful candidates will have a clinical master's degree in social work, counseling psychology, child and family therapy, art therapy, or a closely related clinical discipline that qualifies for Oregon licensure as an LCSW, LMFT, or LPC; have at least one year of experience working with children and families; be able to work in fast-paced environments, including work in client's group homes, schools and other locations within the community as indicated; and have a valid Oregon driver’s license with at least 2 years’ driving history.
*A criminal background check is required, as is the ability to obtain licensure within three years.
**Options are available to obtain licensure supervision
Apply online at www.albertinakerr.org. The nature of the services we provide prevents us from allowing in-person applications or inquiries. Albertina Kerr Centers maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, age, or other factors protected by law. Individuals with disabilities can request accommodation in the application and employment process by contacting 503-262-0145.