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Children’s Mental Health / EASA Therapist

Center for Human Development, Inc. is seeking a full-time Children’s Mental Health / EASA Therapist to provide direct treatment services in a clinic setting to clients with mental and emotional disturbances which includes children and parents. This position provides administration and evaluation of psychological tests, provides counseling and individual, family and/or group therapy, and develops individual treatment plans. 

The position works as part of a transdisciplinary team to provide supportive, community-based services to youth and young adults ages 12-25 who meet criteria for the EASA program. In addition to providing services and support to youth and their families, the therapist provides training, education, and support to the team and community members as well as co-facilitating multi-family groups and other groups as appropriate.

This position requires a caseload of 25 clients (not necessarily EASA) and will have 15 hours of protected time each week for clinical and administrative duties.

The Requirements
Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field required.

LCSW/LPC or willingness to pursue licensure preferred.

Two years of relevant mental health experience, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which would qualify the individual to be designated as a Qualified Mental Health Professional.

CADC and/or other alcohol and drug certification/experience preferred.
Experience in behavioral health care working with adolescents and young adults.

Experience with DSM-5 diagnoses and best practice treatment interventions for a variety of mental health conditions.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and pass all criminal history check requirements and drug screenings.

The Benefits
Full-time position with attractive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D insurance, long-term disability insurance, excellent retirement benefit with generous contribution to 401k after orientation, Professional Development Plan, gym discounts, and more. Paid time off includes 1 day of sick time accrued each month, 1 day of vacation time accrued each month (increases with years of service), 10 paid holidays each year, and one month paid renewal leave every 7 years! Qualified as an NHSC loan repayment site.
The Area:

Tired of the rat race? La Grande, Oregon is a small town in Eastern Oregon that offers fresh air, a strong community presence, virtually no traffic, and lots of outdoor recreation in the surrounding Blue Mountains.  Enjoy hiking, horseback and mountain bike trails, and ATV access at Mt. Emily Recreation Area, bird watching at Ladd Marsh, picnics along the Grande Ronde River, inland links style golf courses and more. Home of Eastern Oregon University.


December 11, 2020

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Center for Human Development, Inc.
2301 Cove Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850
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