The work schedule for this position is: Generally, Monday - Friday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (20hr/week). This schedule may fluctuate at times according to the needs of the facility. The position is located at a residential treatment home in Gladstone, serving adults (18-64) coping with symptoms of a serious mental illness and at times, complicated medical or addiction issues.
The Skills Trainer works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to implement and monitor treatment for residents living within the residential facility. The Skills Trainer must have the ability to work independently in the community, providing skills training to clients. 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.
- 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. Must demonstrate the competencies to become credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA), as outlined in the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR). Certification must be kept current and in compliance with the OAR's.
- Equivalent combination of education/experience, preferably in a non-profit organization.
- Operate computer hardware and software (including Electronic Health Record software) at a level needed to effectively perform job functions
- Enter and retrieve data
- Prepare 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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