Employment Opportunities

We seek to advertise available openings of interest to social work students and social work graduates. Jobs are posted for 60 days, unless stated otherwise in the ad.  If you would like to post job opportunities to this website, please contact  Debra Evans with the following information included in your email:

  • full job description
  • title of organization and the job title
  • whether full or part-time, or seasonal/contract position
  • eligibility requirements for the position
  • contact information (name, address, phone, fax), so an applicant can submit their letter of interest

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CURRENT LISTINGS


Posted 11/11/2019

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities

House Staff in Emergency women and children's Shelter - part-time

Our shelter is staffed 24/7. Openings are available on 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts, located in downtown New Albany. Qualified individuals need to fill-in 2 to 3 days each week.
Shifts are from 8am to 4pm, 4pm to midnight and midnight to 8am throughout the week and on weekends.

This is a wonderful position for students or those seeking additional income.

Send resumes to or call  812-949-7305.


Posted 11/8/2019

Boys & Girls Haven

Job Description

Role Summary: The service requires a licensed therapist with a wide range of experience to assist clients in an individual, family or a group setting. Therapist must be proficient with delivering services in a variety of settings and maintain a flexible work schedule in order to respond to emergency requests. This employee is required to adhere to BGH's clinical protocols, agency and departmental policies and procedures as well as rules, regulations, standards and the like that govern his/her respective discipline’s code of ethics.

Essential Functions:

1. Treatment – Ensure client information is kept confidential. Contact all parties within 24 hours of a client’s admission. Collaborate with clients, staff, DCBS workers, etc. in coordinating a consistent therapy schedule. Complete initial assessment and treatment plan with 24 hours of admission. Complete a comprehensive assessment for each client with 30 days of admission as dictated by clinical protocols. Develop a treatment plan based on the comprehensive assessment within 30 days of admission; communicate plan with DCBS for recommendations. Provide individual, group and family therapy to all clients. Coordinate and ensure clinical and outcome procedures are documented and completed in a timely manner. Collaborate with social services and community resources on behalf of clients. Establish a working relationship and rapport with clients/families, DCBS workers. Assist the client in achieving the identified treatment goals. Provide planned interventions that are based on the treatment plan and are commensurate with the therapist’s training and education. Provide treatment plan to the clients for review and suggest appropriate clinical interventions to staff within clinical programs. Problem-solve crises in an efficient and effective manner. Clinical on-call coverage at all times. Coverage of milieu in collaboration with program staff on an as-needed basis. Other clinical duties as assigned

2. Training - Comply with licensing, accreditation, regulatory and other applicable standards as appropriate. Assess appropriateness of ongoing clinical training and assist in the modification of the curriculum when necessary. Attend a minimum of 40 hours of training per year to maintain supervisory and credentialing provisions dictated by individual certifications and regulatory agencies.

3. Administrative Responsibilities - Perform administrative duties such as timely completion of necessary/relevant forms, reports, evaluation, studies, etc. and other department-related documentation.

4. Operation of Company Vehicles

5. Other - Participate in the interview process (as requested) and suggest creative recruitment techniques for clinical staff. Unplanned Activities: At BGH, we value teamwork. To meet departmental and organizational goals, the employee is expected to assist with activities that are not formal parts of the role’s essential functions.

Qualifications:

1. Education – Masters degree from an accredited university.

2. Experience/Credentials – At least 2 years clinical experience working with adolescents and young adults, preferably in a residential, independent living or other relevant work environment. Must have applicable professional licensure (i.e. LCSW, LPCA, LPCC, MFTA, or LMFT). CSW, LPCA, MFTA under supervision will be considered. Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills, including proficiency with appropriate computer software/hardware (i.e., Windows, Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software/hardware).

3. Other - Interact professionally with BGH employees, clients, visitors, government agencies and the general public. Maintain confidentiality of all client information. Must be at least 21 years of age and legally able to work in U.S. Valid driver’s license and insurability by BGH’s insurance carrier required if expected to transport clients and/or use company vehicles. Successful completion of all background screenings and pre-employment drug screen. Successful negative, post-contingent offer and annual TB screenings.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to: stand, walk and sit; use hands to manually manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear; taste or smell.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to read, write and converse in English.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a standard office environment. In addition, s/he will come into contact with BGH clients, clients’ family members and other support persons in the office, at schools and other venues. The employee works with young people between the ages of 17 ½ - 21, who may exhibit challenging behaviors and be in varying levels of crisis. As a result, employees may experience verbal and physical aggression and may be at risk of injury. S/he will interact with other BGH staff members, volunteers and other members of the community. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Required Certifications

CSW, LCSW, LMFT, LPCA, LPCC, MFTA, Valid State of KY Driver's License

Required Education

Masters Degree

Contact 

, HR/Payroll Specialist

Boys & Girls Haven

2301 Goldsmith Lane

Louisville, KY 40218

502-458-1171 ext. 104

www.boysandgirlshaven.org

 


Posted 11/6/2019

Center on Drug and Alcohol Research

Targeted Assessment Program

Opioid Use Disorder Project (TAP OUD)

Job Openings:

  • RE20287 – Montgomery County (Mt. Sterling, KY)
  • RE20289 – Estill County (Irvine, KY)
  • RE20294 – Grant County (Williamstown, KY)

Skilled professionals needed to join the UK Targeted Assessment Program Opioid Use Disorder Project (TAP OUD), an innovative program to identify and address barriers to self-sufficiency and safety among low-income parents with/at-risk for opioid use disorders. 

The TAP Specialist will be a UK employee but will be co-housed at the Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) office in the designated county to: 1) conduct assessment interviews with DCBS clients in the areas of opioid and other substance abuse, mental health, intimate partner violence victimization, learning problems, and basic needs; 2) provide intensive pre-treatment, case management services; 3) facilitate referrals to appropriate services/agencies, and 4) provide follow-up services to increase participant engagement, reduce barriers to treatment, and increase access to MAT and other community treatment services, as well as increase treatment retention.  Requires a Master's degree and at least 3 years of related experience, or equivalent.  Frequent travel in the county and region is required.

To apply, submit a UK Online Application at https://ukjobs.uky.edu, using the (above) RE# and County.  If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.  Application deadline is December 1, 2019.  If you have any questions about the program, please contact or 859-218-6905.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.  This project is federally funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration through the Kentucky’s State Opioid Response (SOR) grant and a contract with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.


Posted 11/5/2019

The Center for Women and Families

Community Advocate - Focus on Legal

Job Location: Southern Indiana - New Albany, IN

Position Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Eligibility: Bachelor's degree or a minimum of three years’ experience in related field

Salary Range: $14.91 - $15.39 Hourly

Job Shift: First Shift

To Apply: Please apply directly to The Center for Women and Families by going to our website (thecenteronline.org > About > Employment > Now Hiring) at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs?clientkey=EB6442DCF4D64989C0ACC14C9409E441&jpt=

OVERVIEW: The Community Advocate - Legal is responsible for providing individuals and families who have experienced sexual violence and/or intimate partner violence, support by providing assistance navigating the legal system and filing an emergency protective order, accompaniment to court, safety planning, empathetic response to their needs and connection to other community resources.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Services:

  • Offer support to clients with filling out and filing Emergency Protective Orders 
  • Maintain a strong advocate presence at EPO court weekly in Floyd and Clark county
  • Conduct assessments, intakes and offer follow-up services 
  • Partner with clients to establish safety plans, strengths and needs, create a case plan, coordinate transportation, accompaniment to appointments and offer referrals and resources
  • Facilitate support and psychoeducational groups
  • Establish and nurture partnerships with other community service providers, law enforcement, judges, attorney’s and other courthouse personnel
  • Assist in facilitating professional training to law enforcement and other providers within the legal system
  • Coordinate interactions and activities that contribute to safe, stable, nurturing environments

Training:

  • Provide ongoing training and support to staff still new to the agency
  • Provide program orientation to SAFE nurses, volunteers and interns
  • Participate in peer to peer shadowing with co-workers

Documentation:

  • Maintain daily written, verbal and electronic communication
  • Record client and community partner interactions in appropriate databases

Disclaimer: The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Benefits: CWF offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit plan including a 401k plan with company match, CWF paid Life and Short Term Disability Insurance, company supplemented medical insurance, and additional company sponsored benefits including Dental., Vision, FSA, HSA, Voluntary Life and Long Term Disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Center for Women and Families is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is our policy to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status


Posted 11/5/2019

Elizabethtown Clinical Specialist - Therapeutic Loving Foster Care & Adoption (TLC)

Reports to

Regional Director Elizabethtown- Therapeutic Loving Foster Care & Adoption

https://www.joblinkapply.com/Joblink/1811/Job/Index/382910/clinical-specialist-for-foster-care-adoption-elizabethtown-office?ShowBackButton=True&BackUrl=%252fJoblink%252f1811%252fSearch%252fResults%253fsavedSearchId%253d91eab1ba-5c36-4e84-b43f-8db79b8ba2d6

Job purpose

The general purpose of your job is to keep children who are clients of HOTI safe at all times and to be respectful of the children and their families as valued customers.

The general purpose of this job is to provide clinical support and leadership to the TLC program, including but not limited to comprehensive diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, individual and family therapy for children and families, and training as needed in accordance with all regulatory and contractual requirements, COA and other quality outcomes and measures.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Completes a comprehensive bio psychosocial (CBPS) assessment, individual treatment plan, and Child and Adolescent Needs (CANS) assessment for foster care clients ranging from infant to 21 years old, based on interviews, diagnostic tools, clinical judgment, etc., within 30 days of the child’s placement.
  • Conduct quarterly CANS assessment updates and treatment team meetings with all persons involved in the child’s treatment.
  • Reassess clinical presentation and needs of client’s at least annually, and complete a CBPS update to document changes.  
  • Provide individual, family, and collateral therapeutic services to clients, to include children placed in the foster care program, their biological/foster families, and post-adoptions services, as applicable, at a frequency determined by need.
  • Participate in individual supervision, group supervision, as available and clinical team meetings at least 2-4 times per month depending on licensure status to enhance clinical skills, obtain knowledge relevant to the position, and discuss issues related to clinical practice with clients, foster parents, and biological families.
  • Participates in monthly client chart reviews in order to ensure services and documentation meet best practice and regulatory standards.
  • Maintains certification/licensure by participating in Continuing Education training and re-licensure timelines as specified by agency policy and the clinician’s licensure board.
  • Offers clinical guidance and training to TLC staff, clients, and Teaching parents on issues related to Trauma-Informed care, meeting the social, emotional and behavioral needs of children in care, etc. as needed.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in a Human services field (e.g. Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, etc.) is required.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. 
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess leadership ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with co-workers, community partners, clients, and families as well as provide the clinical leadership in the program. 
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, and guide the implementation of clinically appropriate interventions for the children and families we serve.
  • Certification to provide mental health treatment required/Licensure preferred.
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certified, or willing to obtain certification, is required.

Working conditions

  • Works in office area(s) as well as in TLC foster homes and other community settings (e.g. social services agencies, DCBS offices, homes of biological family members).
  • Moves intermittently during working hours.
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset clients, family members, personnel, and visitors.
  • Communicates with the TLC staff, Teaching Parents, children served, treatment team members, and community partners (e.g. DCBS workers, biological and foster family members, Family Consultants, etc).
  • Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays as warranted by the needs of the caseload.
  • Includes travel to foster homes and community partner offices as needed in order to facilitate placements. 
  • Participates in an on call rotation, providing support to clients and families in times of crisis or emergency placement.

Physical requirements

  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
  • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.

Direct reports: N/A


Posted 11/5/2019

Centerstone

Social Worker / Therapist - Family Recovery Program

https://centerstone.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/CenterstoneCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Social-Worker---Therapist---Family-Recovery-Program_JR-003944

 


Posted 10/25/2019

Centerstone

Social Worker - Adults

https://centerstone.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/CenterstoneCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Social-Worker---Adults_JR-003184

 

 


Posted 10/21/2919

Job # 2019-R0246444

Pay Rate: Dependent upon years of relevant experience and License type

1st Shift, Full Time,  Jewish Hospital

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: KY > LOUISVILLE > JEWISH HOSP 200 ABRAHAM FLEXNER

The nationally recognized Trager Transplant Center has an opening on its team for a Transplant Social Worker.    The Transplant Center, the largest service line at Jewish Hospital, comprises 12 programs, all dedicated to treating patients from all over the country with end-organ failure.    The programs are: Transplant (heart, lung, liver, kidney, pancreas), living donor, advanced heart failure, ventricular assist device, GI motility clinic, pancreas disease center, hepatobilary surgery, and HLA laboratory.

Primary Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Conducts psychosocial evaluations of potential recipients and living donors to identify barriers to candidacy for transplant or donation, ensure lack of coercion and address psychosocial risks per UNOS/OPTN and CMS guidelines. Provides formal recommendation to the program specific transplant selection committees as to whether the patient is appropriate for transplant, donation.

 Will assist patients in accessing community resources as indicated both pre and post transplantation.

 Attends multidisciplinary team rounds, and sees in-house patients in consultation as requested by transplant team.

Assists with completion and appropriateness of complex discharge plan and communicates plan of care to team.

 Weekend on-call responsibilities apply, 2-4 hours every 4th weekend. 

Requirements:

Minimum Education

MSSW  Degree from a Council on Social Work Education accredited graduate school required

Minimum Years in Field

5 – 7 years

Transplant, Dialysis, Psychiatric experience a plus

Licensure/Certifications

Current Kentucky Certified Social Worker License required

Recruiter : Andrea Reeder, 502-562-7028, Email: AndreaReeder@KentuckyoneHealth.org


Posted 10/24/2019

Job # 2019-R0248271

Pay Rate: Dependent upon license type

Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0
Primary Location: KY > LOUISVILLE > JEWISH HOSP 200 ABRAHAM FLEXNER

Job Summary

The Transplant Social Worker for Jewish Hospital Transplant Center has accountability for  conducting complex psychosocial evaluations of potential recipients and donors, providing formal recommendations to program specific transplant selection committees, attending outpatient clinics, monitoring and documenting patient adherence, leading educational classes and support groups, counseling patients, assisting with complex discharge plans and providing 24/7 emergent transplant assessments.  

Requirements:

Education

Master’s Degree from a Council on Social Work Education accredited graduate school

Experience

5 – 7 years

Transplant, Dialysis, Psychiatric experience a plus 

License/Certification

CSW required

MSW required

Recruiter : Andrea Reeder, 502-562-7028, Email: AndreaReeder@KentuckyoneHealth.org


Posted 10/16/2019

Centerstone has recently partnered with Yale Medical School, the Department of Behavioral Health, and the Department of Corrections for an innovative new program to serve justice-involved mothers.  It is the goal of this program to bring mental health treatment into the reach of overburdened mothers who would otherwise be shut out of much needed care.  Centerstone is seeking to hire two new positions to serve this target population.

Master’s level Therapist needed to provide clinical assessments and lead a series of 8-week group therapy sessions using a CBT evidence-based curriculum.  The therapist will also collect data regarding the progress of participants and report results on a regular basis.  The candidate should have a Master’s degree in a social services field and be certified or licensed in their field.  The candidate should also have 2 to 3 years’ experience in a mental health setting. 

Peer Support Specialist (Mental Health Ambassador) that will begin initial engagement with participants and help to co-facilitating the group therapy sessions.  The candidate will also be instrumental in collecting and organizing data.  The candidate should have a minimum of a high school diploma, at least six months experience in a mental health setting, and be a caregiver in the local area.

The program will begin at the start of 2020, so hiring and training new staff will begin as soon as possible. 

Interested individuals should contact:

, MA Court Liaison

p. (502) 552-0040


Posted 10/9/2019

Center on Drug and Alcohol Research

Job Openings

 Targeted Assessment Program Opioid Use Specialist

RE20287 – Montgomery County (Mt. Sterling, KY)
RE20288 – Jessamine County (Nicholasville, KY)
RE20289 – Estill County (Irvine, KY)
RE20290 – Bell County (Pineville, KY)
RE20294 – Grant County (Williamstown, KY)
RE19371 – Madison County (Richmond, KY)*

Skilled professionals needed to join the UK Targeted Assessment Program Opioid Use Disorder Project (TAP OUD), an innovative program to identify and address barriers to self-sufficiency and safety among low-income parents with/at-risk for opioid use disorders. 

The TAP Specialist will be a UK employee but will be co-housed at the Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) office in the designated county to: 1) conduct assessment interviews with DCBS clients in the areas of opioid and other substance abuse, mental health, intimate partner violence victimization, learning problems, and basic needs; 2) provide intensive pre-treatment, case management services; 3) facilitate referrals to appropriate services/agencies, and 4) provide follow-up services to increase participant engagement, reduce barriers to treatment, and increase access to MAT and other community treatment services, as well as increase treatment retention.  Requires a Master's degree and at least 3 years of related experience, or equivalent.  Frequent travel in the county and region is required.

To apply, submit a UK Online Application at https://ukjobs.uky.edu, using the (above) RE# and County.  If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.  Application deadline is October 27, 2019 for all counties except Madison*, which closes on November 3, 2019.  If you have any questions about the program, please contact or 859-218-6905.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.  This project is federally funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration through the Kentucky’s State Opioid Response (SOR) grant and a contract with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.




Posted 10/3/2019

Dayspring Health

Behavioral Health Consultant

Dayspring Health invites interested and qualified applicants to apply for the Behavioral Health Consultant position at our Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY sites. 

Dayspring Health is a faith based, community health center located one hour north of Knoxville, TN, nestled in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains.   Dayspring is expanding its primary care practice into an integrated behavioral health model, addressing the behavioral and psychosocial aspects of health. 

Behavioral Health Consultants (BHC) will work alongside of the primary care team, and as such, provide assessment, intervention, and consultation to the primary care patient panel. 

Job Expectations include fulltime hours doing integrated behavioral health in a primary care setting, one evening shift per week, lead IOP and aftercare sessions for MAT, lead group sessions for BH issues, and flexibility between the Jellico and Williamsburg clinics. 

Licensed Psychologist or Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) preferred.  Excellent working hours in a high quality primary care setting.  Excellent benefit package.

Send resumes to the Behavioral Health Director

Dayspring Health

Beginning life with hope ~ experiencing life with joy ~ and ending life with dignity

www.dayspringfhc.com


Posted 10/2/2019

Centerstone

Hiring for Social Workers

At Centerstone, our mission is delivering care that changes people’s lives. For over 60 years, Centerstone has been providing community-based behavioral health care, substance-abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. We’re committed to bringing passionate and customer experience-focused individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think you’re a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunity below and submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Description:

Under moderate supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations, including administration of a variety of therapy techniques and programs.

Under board approved LCSW supervision, the social worker will follow the Kentucky Board of Social Work mandates as it pertains to face-to-face clinical supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs clinical services, including intakes and a variety of therapy programs and techniques such as group, individual, and family therapy, expressive therapy, crisis intervention, psychodrama and modeling. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress. Collaborates with external agents including CHR, school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions. Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc. Conducts case presentations and consultations with other agencies regarding programs and services offered. Formulates clinical diagnosis for both mental health and substance abuse. Formulates a clinical treatment plan to be followed for interventions.

EDUCATION

  • Master’s degree in Social Work and licensed as a certified social worker (CSW)
  • Understanding of Kentucky’s board of social work laws and regulations regarding clinical practices          

EXPERIENCE

  • Three to six months of related internship or practicum experience.
  • Knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior,  and treatment modes
  • Case load with varying levels of client disability and need
  • Knowledge of community resources and CKY services

Competitive benefits package offered.


Posted 10/1/2019

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities

Director of Supported living (SLP)

Are you looking a career opportunity that allows you to make a difference?

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities has an immediate opening for Director of Supported Living (SLP). The SLP Director will supervise Direct Support Professionals who provide support services for high-functioning individuals with developmental disabilities, perform administrative responsibilities and offer direct care as needed. SLP offers compassionate care, mentorship and assistance with day to day tasks that allow individuals to live independently. This position is full time with benefits with some in-home services and travel throughout Floyd and Clark Counties required. Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and be able to pass background checks. 

Please contact Jennifer McVeigh-Davis, LCSW at 812-948-0438 for a complete job description or visit our web site at http://www.stecharities.org/career-opportunities


Posted 9/27/2019

District of Columbia Public Schools

School Social Workers

Link to job description and information: https://dcps.dc.gov/page/social-worker-licsw-position-description

Contact:  Please send resumes to   

 


Posted 9/20/2019

Premise Health

Clinical Social Worker - Employer health Care Clinic in Louisville, KY

We have an opening for a Full Time Clinical Social Worker  to work at our employer health center located on the campus of GE Appliances in Louisville, KY!
-Would consider LMFT
-Experience in substance abuse counselling and crisis support strongly preferred
-This position is located within a production environment 

Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare.  We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That’s our mission and it’s the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country.  The company serves more than 200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

A Clinical Social Worker utilizes theories and methods of prevention and treatment to address individual and family problems. Provides tools to ensure the mental health of clients so that they can enjoy quality life and consistently contribute to the family and community. Helps clients identify goals and potential solutions to problems which cause emotional turmoil; seek to improve communication and coping skills; strengthen self-esteem; and promote behavior change and optimal mental health.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides psychotherapy or counseling to individuals, groups, couples, or families.
  • Interviews clients to gather and interpret social, personal, environmental, and health information.
  • Evaluate and treat problems within their scope of practice
  • Coordinates and plans programs and activities to meet clients social and emotional needs.
  • Facilitate cognitive, affective, and behavioral changes consistent with treatment goals
  • Establish and maintain a relationship of mutual respect, acceptance, and trust
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of treatment services provided to the client
  • Identify appropriate resources and assessment instruments, as needed
  • Document findings in client records according to established protocol.
  • Keep case load as required and ensures case documentation is up-to-date and reflective of services
  • Provide group presentations on a variety of mental health topics
  • May be require other duties as assigned

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Master's degree in social work required.
  • State license to practice clinical social work required.

Experience:

  • 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area; optimally greater than 5 years. 
  • Counseling experience required

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of Confidentiality and HIPAA laws.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required to effectively communicate with a broad range of individuals.
  • Ability to prioritize all aspects of the job is a key to success.
  • Ability to provide group, individual, and family counseling sessions.
  • Strong problem solving skills required
  • Must display professionalism and leadership qualities.
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to collaborate well with others.
  • Flexibility in response to urgent psychosocial situations, crisis intervention and support

Please send resumes to

http://app.jobvite.com/m?3A2CFkwI