Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling

The Problem Gambling Services Director/Latino Services Coordinator oversees the administrative work of the Lewis & Clark Problem Gambling Services program and also provides direct clinical treatment for, and oversees, Latino problem gambling treatment provision across Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties. This position is supported by a contract with Multnomah County to provide general problem gambling services in the community and Oregon Health Authority Problem Gambling Services (OHAPGS) state allocated funds for culturally specific services.

Lewis & Clark Problem Gambling Services offers problem gambling treatment in Multnomah County and is housed in the Lewis & Clark Community Counseling Center on SW Barbur Blvd. Latino Culturally Specific Problem Gambling Services will begin on July 1, 2017 and cover the needs of Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington Counties. The PGS Director/Latino Services Coordinator will work closely with and report to the CPSY Department Chair. The PGS Director/Latino Services Coordinator’s workweek will include one weekend day each week.

The Department of Counseling Psychology at Lewis & Clark College is grounded in a strong commitment to equity and social justice. We are looking for a colleague with the requisite knowledge and expertise in Latino specific problem gambling treatment who shares our vision and commitment to these principles.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have earned masters degree in counseling field (e.g., Professional Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Social Work).
  • Oregon-licensed or plan in place to become licensed.
  • Meets Oregon legal requirements for a clinical supervisor in a problem gambling services program.
  • Current problem gambling counselor certification or must obtain certification within one year from hire date.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of mental health and addiction counseling from a community-based social justice and trauma-informed perspective.
  • Must be fluent in Spanish and English and have lived experience in a Latino culture.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in delivering culturally attuned Latino behavioral health services.
  • Two years professional experience in clinical work with problem gamblers.
  • One year professional experience with program development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building and overseeing problem gambling programs, including knowledge of all reporting systems, diagnosis requirements, service delivery categories and billings, etc.
  • Existing relationships with these community stakeholders.
  • Existing relationships with local Latino communities.
  • Existing relationships with county and state gambling related authorities.
  • Experience supervising clinicians working in problem gambling.
  • Experience working with students in clinical training settings.
  • Experience working within Oregon’s problem gambling treatment structure at the level of program management.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please visit https://jobs.lclark.edu/postings/6719, click Apply for this job, and submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Proof of certification for problem gambling counseling

For additional information on this position or Counseling Psychology programs at the Graduate School of Education and Counseling at Lewis & Clark College, please contact Dr. Teresa McDowell, Chair of the Counseling Psychology Department, at teresamc[at]lclark[dot]edu, or by calling (503) 768-6061.

The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality, physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only by enhancing and preserving the presence of students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds within our learning community.

Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist. Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or OCR.

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://jobs.lclark.edu/postings/6719 →

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