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To apply for this position, email us at jobs@nwfs.org. Be sure to attach your cover letter & resume.


Make an impact on clients and their children. This position provides evidence-based assessments, substance abuse treatment, and recovery support to program participants.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work in conjunction with the Family Coaches at the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS).
  • Engage client in the treatment process including informing client about the elements of the process.
  • Conduct an assessment and brief intervention of clients who have been referred to the program. Refer to a higher level of care if needed.
  • Using the program policies and protocols, participate in the direct treatment of clients.
  • Maintain accurate documentation in accordance to Oregon Administrative Rules.
  • Outreach and community networking, coalition building, and regular coordination of care with referents via status reports, in person, phone, or emails.
  • Drive to meet with clients and community partners within the community.

 
Education / Experience

  • Bilingual/bicultural English and Spanish preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Required to have a CADC I or able to obtain one within a year of hire.
  • A minimum two years of experience providing case management and/or resource information, referral and advocacy services to at-risk populations.
  • Experience with behavioral health assessments and be able to link the multi-dimensions to an accurate DSM-5 diagnosis and ASAM level of care.

 
Diversity Statement

Northwest Family Services, through our mission, practices and the services we offer, are committed to the belief that all people deserve dignity and respect. As we serve our communities, we will continue to work together to listen, to learn, and to act to overcome historic values and structures that have led to discrimination and inequities.

We are committed to creating a culture of belonging, where all staff are valued and given opportunity to grow and succeed equitably. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, primary language, ethnic background or socioeconomic status. NWFS pursues policies, strategies, and programs which promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in our daily work. We seek staff who share our vision and commitment to our communities.


Supplemental Information

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment. 

Up-to-date Covid 19-vaccination is required for new hires unless the employee is granted a medical or religious accommodation. Employees can request an accommodation once an offer of employment has been made

 

To apply for this position, email us at jobs@nwfs.org. Be sure to attach your cover letter & resume.

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