This position provides services to monolingual Spanish-speaking clients; therefore, fluent bilingual Spanish/English skills are required.
Provide family, parent and youth assessment, skill building and therapy based on the Family Check Up, Everyday Parenting and other evidence based, trauma informed curriculum. Assess the appropriateness of the youth and family for the program and provide crisis services.
Meet with parents, youth, and other family members in their home and in the community to provide services and intervention. This may involve working evening hours.
Work in collaboration with youth, parents/guardians and other family members to identify strengths and areas to address, developing a joint plan for teaching skills, overseeing role-plays and practice, assigning and reviewing work to practice in between sessions.
Work with and overcome resistive and reticent clients using accepted counseling techniques.
Provide effective case management services, assist families in connecting with supportive resources to address needs that cannot be directly met within the program, such as financial, vocational or educational services.
Maintain accurate and current case notes and case records at all times, as it applies to department policy/therapeutic standards.Complete service delivery reports and additional reports, as required.
Establish and maintain positive, effective, and professional working relationships with coworkers, customers, and staff from other agencies.
Meets with supervisor to assess job duties and performance, participates in individual and group clinical supervision as well as team meetings and case consultations.
Comply with county, department and unit policies, procedures, and protocol, applicable state and federal law, HIPAA and ethical guidelines.
Obtain and maintain a valid Oregon driver's license, maintain the ability to operate a motor vehicle as well as an acceptable driving record and approval to drive.
Maintains First Aid and CPR certification.
Annually reviews and signs the Juvenile Department's Code of Ethics.
Attend staff meetings as directed.
Communicate with Juvenile Department staff, community schools, agencies, the public and others who may come into contact with Counseling Services.
Provide staff training, as requested.
Participate in Department mandatory training.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Possession of a master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or similar field; AND
One year post degree experience in the behavioral health field; OR
Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position.
This position provides services to monolingual Spanish-speaking clients; therefore, fluent bilingual Spanish/English skills are required. An additional 5% will be added to the hourly wage as compensation for this skill. Finalist will be required to pass a Standardized Spanish/English Fluency Assessment as part of the hiring process.
Must possess a current driver's license in the applicant's state of residence and an acceptable driving history. Marion County will obtain a copy of the driving record for all qualified applicants from Driver and Motor Vehicle Services and review the driving record according to the Marion County policy and procedure for Driving on County Business. The policy can be found at: http://apps.co.marion.or.us/APAP/.
Possession of, or have the ability to obtain with 30 days of hire, a valid CPR/First Aid card.
Possession of, or have the ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, verification of current bloodborne pathogen training.
This is a safety sensitive/special needs position. Final candidates selected for this position will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen, including testing for marijuana. The Marion County Drug and Alcohol Use and Testing Policy can be found at: http://apps.co.marion.or.us/APAP/policy.aspx?p=policy&pid=518.
Must pass a criminal history background investigation; however, conviction of a crime may not necessarily disqualify an individual for this classification.
This assignment is represented by a union.
This is a full-time position, which is eligible for overtime.
Typical Work Schedule: Monday through Friday of varying times, with flexibility depending upon the needs of the department and program.
Internal Number: 178-2017-2
About Marion County, Oregon
Marion County, Oregon, is a growing community located in the heart of the Willamette Valley. The Willamette Valley is one of the most fertile and agriculturally productive regions in the world. The area is dotted with cities, farms, and forests and is considered one of the most livable areas of the country, offering a low cost-of-living, quality schools, and mild weather. The county covers 1,194 square miles and has a population of approximately 302,135. There are 20 incorporated cities and 37 unincorporated communities in Marion County. Salem, the county seat and the state capital, is one of the valley’s oldest cities and the third largest city in Oregon. The principal industries are agriculture, government, food processing, lumber, manufacturing, education, and tourism. Marion County has both private and public schools, pre-school through university level. There are four universities and two community colleges within a 30-mile radius.
A three-person, elected Board of Commissioners and a Chief Administrative Officer govern Marion County. The county employs 1,550 full-time, part-time, and temporary employees, many of whom are represented by one of the five bargaining units. Mari...on County government provides community services and resources, including property assessment and tax collection, children and family resources, elections, licensing and recording, justice courts, district attorney’s office for criminal prosecution, support enforcement, and victims assistance, public and behavioral health, housing, juvenile programs, public works programs, jail, and law enforcement services.