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Based in Multnomah County, this position provides clinical services to youth as well as provides
clinical supervision to Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC).
What you’ll do:
• Provide SUD counseling services to 10-12 youth from the Gresham-Barlow and
other East Multnomah Schools.
• Collaborate with the Program Manager on the management and grant goals of
• Multnomah County Youth SUD outpatient treatment program (BHRN and
Multnomah County contracts).
• As appropriate, make client referrals for physical and behavioral health needs.
• Provide backup to clinicians as needed.
• Provide required clinical supervision of CADC staff which includes training,
mentoring, observations, and providing corrective feedback. Consult with
Program Manager on personnel issues.
• Approve supervised hours for CADC practitioners when appropriate.
• Provide guidance to practitioners in order to assess the client’s substance use
disorder needs, develop suitable treatment plans, and make referrals when
• Conduct weekly file reviews. Ensure that clinical work meets OAR standards at all
times. Sign off on CADC candidate documentation.
• Maintain accurate and consistent clinical supervision documentation which
includes supervision notes and supervision logs for each CADC supervised.
• Ensure that CADCs meet productivity and billing standards. This includes
submitting cases, assessments, and other documentation accurately and on
• Ensure that practitioners comply with licensure and registration requirements.
• Receive clinical supervision as defined by the Department of Human Services Addictions
and Mental Health Division Integrated Services and Supports rules.
• Regular attendance is required.
• Other duties as required.
• Follow the protocol, policies, and procedures of the department and agency.
• Maintain accurate documentation on a consistent basis.
• Complete and submit reports as needed.
• Maintain confidentiality of client information and comply with HIPAA guidelines.
• Provide culturally responsive services that are equitable, respectful, and relevant to
people from a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and orientations.
• Attend meetings and trainings as required.
• Regularly participate in professional development.
Who you are:
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Be a Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor II or III as certified by the Mental Health and
Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO).
• Have two years of experience supervising SUD staff or in lieu of supervisory experience,
have three years of direct experience.
• Have at least three years of experience working in youth SUD treatment programs.
• Experience implementing SUD programs is preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based treatment.
• Proficient with ASAM dimensions, ASAM levels of care, and DSM 5 Substance Use
Disorder diagnostic criteria.
• Proficient with electronic health records systems.
• Able to build and maintain rapport with youth and adults from diverse backgrounds and
• Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without
• Complete tasks within an assigned deadline.
• Consistently enter data accurately.
• Have effective and flexible communications skills.
• Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors and customers face to face, online and on
• Maintain confidentiality.
• If using personal vehicle on company business, must have a valid driver’s license and
meet minimum automobile insurance requirements.
• Skill to use a personal computer and various software packages.
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.
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.