Job Opportunity: Child & Family Therapist – SW Portland

Child & Family Therapist – Boys & Girls Aid                    

Time Commitment: 32 hours per week

Reports to: Clinical Supervisor
Salary: $20 hourly/ $33,280 annually (.80)

This position is co-located at Boys & Girls Aid (9320 SW Barbur Blvd. Suite 200, Portland, OR 97219) working in partnership with the Adoption Services Team.

Early evening hours are often necessary for meeting with families.

Kinship House is a regional non-profit outpatient mental health provider addressing the mental health needs of the most vulnerable children in our local child welfare system, assisting successful transitions to permanency.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Complete written mental health assessment & differential diagnosis for each child assigned to you.
  • Provide individualized written treatment plans and mental health therapy.
  • Provide family therapy with foster, adoptive and birth families as needed to benefit each child

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in a State of Oregon QMHP eligible field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years of clinical experience.
  • Experience working with children and families involved in the Child Welfare system.
  • Knowledge of and experience with family court and adoption

Demonstrated understanding of:

  • Health care laws and regulations, including HIPAA
  • Principles and practices of information privacy laws, access, and release of information
  • Knowledge of procedures and work flows in a community mental health organization

Demonstrated ability/willingness to:

  • Perform clinical services including assessment, treatment planning, and ongoing treatment.
  • Manage a caseload of 30 clients at a minimum (for a 40 hours per week position).

Benefits: Kinship House has a strong benefits package including paid time off, employer funded life and disability plan, a partial employer funded health and dental coverage, an employee funded with employer match IRA retirement option and employee funded Aflac policy options.


Supplemental Questions: Submit answers with Cover Letter & Resume

  1. Please describe how you conduct a clinical trauma assessment with school age children aged 5-11.
  2. Please describe how you conduct a clinical trauma assessment with youth age 12-18.

– Kinship House is dedicated to a diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected status in accordance with the law.

– Please submit cover letter, resume, and answers to supplemental questions to: Toye Jones, Office Manager at

– Position is open until filled. Full job description here.

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