Child & Family Therapist (School Based)

Location: Portland Metro Area
Program/Department: Outpatient - School Based
Schedule: 32 w/growth to 40/hours- Monday through Friday
Pay Range: $58,000 to $62,640 (DOE & Licensure)

Trillium Family Services offers a great opportunity to build brighter futures with children and families in a school-based setting and being a vital part of unique K-12 school communities.
Being a part of Trillium, we also provide intensive residential, day treatment/partial hospitalization and intensive home-based treatment services to youth and families beyond our school-based work. We look to hire people who are passionate about working with young people and families who are committed to improving the lives of those we serve through our culture of professional, evidence-based care and proven, trauma-informed models of practice.

Why Trillium?
We offer:
*The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and families in a school-based community setting, and to support the teachers and staff of that place of learning
*A vibrant community of health care and social service providers who stay connected and support each other across levels of care.
*Professional growth opportunities within a full-service mental health organization both within and in the sector
*Up to $17,800/year in Productivity Pay in addition to annual base salary.

•Multidisciplinary Team Approach collaborating with psychiatrists, health care nurses and other professionals
•Ability to Gain Clinical Formulation Experience
•Educational and Training Opportunities with Experienced, Supportive Leaders
•In-House Licensure Supervision
•Productivity Bonus Program available to qualified positions – *must meet eligibility requirements
•Flexible Caseload and Schedule
•Comprehensive Benefit Package
•and more……….

Trillium’s vision is to create safe communities where children are healthy and every family has the opportunity for success. We walk shoulder to shoulder with the families to identify and deliver the support they need – when and where they need it. We prioritize prevention and health; our teams and systems are connected in mutually supportive, balanced and career-enhancing culture that asks “what is possible” with you and the people we serve.

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and families and to work in a school-based community, we want to hear from you!!

Please visit our website for more information: and to complete the on-line application process. *please note if selected for an interview two (2) professional letters of reference will be required

Job Summary: Provides family, individual and group therapy, interviews clients and families and develops a comprehensive psychosocial assessment of new clients. Responsible for the development and maintenance of the Individual Plan of Care (IPC) and incorporating and integrating assessment data from other professionals and caregivers involved in the client’s care. Provides therapeutic consultation to other members of the outpatient team as well as to the client’s cooperating systems (school, family, legal, etc.), coordinates and facilitates treatment interventions and works with therapeutic and other resources in the community on behalf of clients and families providing case management as needed. Participates with other treatment team members in developing, coordinating and facilitating community-based support systems and services for families.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: May provide weekly clinical supervision of Bachelor’s level skills trainer or Master’s level interns as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or other field which qualifies the candidate to be a licensed professional counselor/clinical social worker/ psychologist or marriage & family therapist in the State of Oregon.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Eligible for certification in the State of Oregon as a licensed professional counselor/ clinical social worker/ psychologist or marriage & family therapist.  Once hired, the new Prevention Specialist must agree to begin the certification process to become certified as a licensed social worker/counselor within 3 months from the date of hire to be completed within 24 months.

Maintain a driving record acceptable by the agency and a current driver’s license for state of residence, when authorized to use own vehicle for agency business, employee must maintain personal insurance

Experience: Two years experience in an outpatient mental health treatment facility, or hospital, residential or day treatment settings providing counseling services to children, adolescents, and families. More experience will be required if supervisory duties are assigned.

Job Knowledge: Within accepted therapeutic standards and guidelines and Trillium Family Services policy, procedure, determines own therapeutic practices and techniques, consulting as necessary with the Clinical Supervisor who provides clinical supervision to the Prevention Specialist. Contributes input to program and new concept development.  Work is routinely performed within the task areas defined above, is complex and involves supports which directly impact the progress and emotional well-being of prevention clients and families.

Skills: Computer skills; word processing and data entry

Physical Demands:  For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, please contact the HR department.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.

Internal applicants are encouraged to apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to the HR department.

Application Details:   Consideration of candidates will begin immediately, and position may close after that date without notice.

If you need accommodation to review the information and/or complete the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Trillium Family Services is a drug free workplace. All final applicants will be subject to a criminal record identification check pursuant to ORS 181.536.727.537 and agency policy. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider and support a culturally linguistically diverse governance, leadership and workforce.