This position is located in NE Portland off of Alberta. The site is a combination apartment complex and treatment center for 22 individuals. The program provides a unique balance of client independence and education/support around medications, community skills, meal preparation, nutrition and exercise, money management, and time management. The schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm and requires flexibility to work weekends at times, based on the program need.
The Program Supervisor I works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to implement and monitor treatment for residents within the residential facility, while supporting a Trauma Informed Care environment. With the high prevalence of trauma among individuals receiving mental health services, it is required the Program Supervisor I understand the effects of trauma on health, coping, and other aspects of the lives of those we serve. This position involves participation and implementation of program goals and objectives to promote a strengths-based, client centered approach to assisting residents in achieving individual goals and ultimately transitioning to a less restrictive setting. The Program Supervisor I assures that program activities are administered in cooperation with treatment team members and as directed by the Program Manager. The employee will provide general and specific direction to team members, will be responsible for management of the program milieu, and serve as back up to those supervised.
The incumbent must possess a Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science field from an accredited college or university or three years of full time professional experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness. This position must demonstrate the competencies to become credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA), as outlined in OAR 309-016-0005.
A degree and/or credentialing in art, music, dance or recreational therapy is preferred.
A minimum of 1 year of clinical experience providing inpatient or outpatient services is preferred.
Experience providing supervision is a plus.
Specialized Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing and Dialectical Behavior Therapy
- Understanding of Trauma Informed Care environment principles
- Understanding of Illness Management and Recovery principles
- Skills necessary for strengths-based services provision
- Operate computer hardware and software (including EMR software) at a level needed to effectively perform job functions
- Enter and retrieve data
- Prepare simple reports
Possess a valid driver's license, three year driving history; clean driving record, ability to pass Driver Motor Vehicle (DMV) check and complete the Cascadia online Defensive Driving course.
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