Culturally Specific Mental Health & Addiction Counselor, QMHP/CADC - Imani Center
Company: Central City Concern
Posted on: September 20, 2022
Close Date: Open Until Filled
Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing
comprehensive services to single adults and families in the
Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and
addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet
our mission through innovative outcome-based strategies which
support personal and community transformation.
CCC's Imani Center is seeking a Culturally Specific Mental Health &
Addiction Counselor, QMHP & CADC
You may qualify for a $3000 hiring bonus for this position!
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm. May include occasional
evening hours to accommodate program needs.
The Culturally Specific Mental Health & Addiction Counselor,
QMHP/CADC works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team that
provides mental health and addictions outpatient treatment services
to Black & African American individuals.
Imani offers a range of outreach based, integrated, culturally
specific services including mental health, substance use, and case
management. The team works to address all treatment needs,
including preventative services, crisis management, substance use
treatment, medication management, physical health treatment, mental
health treatment, accessing benefits and entitlements, accessing
appropriate and affordable housing.
All these services will promote & support emotional well-being,
mental health and healthy identity, in order to engage, maintain
and successfully transition individuals in the Black & African
American community into sustained recovery and
Duties to include:
- Participate in culturally specific outreach efforts to engage
prospective clients, including appointments, home visits, and
community based service
- Develop relationships with organizations, providers, community
leaders, and advocacy groups serving the Black & African American
- Connect participants with culturally specific community
services and supports.
- Collect information regarding clients' history through a
combination of interviewing, records review, and consultation,
after obtaining written consent.
- Conduct and document Mental Health & Addiction Assessments,
including mental status exam, DSM diagnosis, and clinical
- Use culturally sensitive lens to guide all aspects of service
delivery, ensuring that the impact of socio-political & cultural
factors are consistently considered
- Maintain client records and document as required by program
standards and funding requirements including documentation of
clinical interactions, behavioral health assessments & individual
- Master's degree in a human services field and one year
experience in mental health and must meet State guidelines for
- At minimum, must meet state guidelines for QMHP and be
licensed/certified with appropriate board.
- Must have a minimum of a CADC I, or be currently registered as
a CADC-R with the appropriate Oregon board and able to meet the
credentialing requirements for CADC I under the terms of the hiring
agreement with Central City Concern. A CADC-R will be considered
based on experience in the field and previous education hours.
- Current CPR certification required or obtain before
- Experience with culturally specific outpatient mental health
- Will be required to carry an agency cell phone for work use.
Cell phone will be provided by Central City Concern.
- Must have reliable access to transportation for regular
outreach activities. If using a vehicle for agency use: Must
possess a current driver's license, access to a vehicle, qualify as
an Acceptable Driver as designated in Central City Concern's Fleet
Safety policy; pass an initial drivers training within 60 days of
being an approved driver and continued recertification training;
and maintain vehicle insurance coverage of a minimum of
$100,000/$300,000 personal auto liability coverage.
- Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB Test, and background
check. This includes clearance by the DHS Background Check
Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits
package to our employees:
- Generous paid time off plan which provides up to 4 weeks of PTO
accrual in the first year. Accrual increases with longevity.
- Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with competitive
- 10 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the
- Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance
- Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term
This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work
performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory
of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the
As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and
commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes
post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow
Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those
legal at the state level.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Associated topics: casework, cell, clinical, counselor, field,
forensic, mental, sickle, substance, violence
Keywords: Central City Concern, Gresham , Culturally Specific Mental Health & Addiction Counselor, QMHP/CADC - Imani Center , Healthcare , Gresham, Oregon
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