We're Hiring

 

Are you passionate about equity, sex and gender justice, and transformative care? Do you have experience working with sex workers, kinky, non-monogamous and/or LGBTQIPA+ folks? We're seeking experienced LICENSED therapists to join our team!! Find out the requirements below. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or expression, class, disability, age, or veteran status.

Our Mental Health Therapist provides specialized outpatient mental health and sex therapy treatment for adults, couples, and groups of diverse identities, expressions and backgrounds. Overall responsibilities include the following:

  • individual, couples and/or family therapy

  • assessment, treatment planning, service provision

  • Acuity assessment and crisis planning/ safety planning

  • advocacy and support in cases of gender affirmation

  • family support, communication, and education

  • group facilitation

  • advocacy with larger systems and organizations 

  • referrals to and coordination with other qualified providers

  • Support the organization in marketing, content creation (blog/ client resources) and client recruitment when necessary

 

The Mental Health Therapist is responsible for maintaining the clinical record for each client and ensuring documentation meets all compliance standards set forth in the organization policy and insurance contracts. The Therapist will participate in meetings, supervision and trainings as requested by the supervisor or manager.

 

Qualifications:

  • Master's level degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field.

  • Licensed by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Therapists, Social Workers or Psychologists.

  • QMHP without OBLPCT relationship must be certified by MHACBO. Or able to meet QMHP requirements under State of Oregon MHDD Division's Administrative rules.

  • Minimum 1 year immersion experience in personal identity work that includes dynamics of power, privilege, and oppression.  Demonstrate awareness and action taken to address personal power and marginalization dynamics.

  • Experience talking about sexuality, sexual diversity, and personal work specific to their own sexuality and its impact on potential clients.

  • Experience providing care to at least one marginalized community (race/ethnicity, TG/NB, disability, immigration status, multi-language speakers, developmental disability, etc). Must have seen over 4 different individuals/families.

  • Training in sex therapy/ beginning of the sex therapy certification process through AASECT

  • Knowledge of WPATH Standards of Care and the AASECT code of ethics

  • Minimum of 3 years experience providing mental health treatment to adults.

  • Knowledge of the impacts of oppression and persecution on mental health and daily functioning, and skills in trauma-informed care.

  • Ability to work independently while also engaging in building strong, interconnected team culture.

  • Strong computer skills and ability to document activities in an Electronic Medical Record (EMR). 

  • Ability to pass background check. 

  • Fluent in English language: speaking, reading and writing.  Highly preferred second language fluency: reading, writing, and speaking in therapeutic context.

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