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

Resources from SocialWorkGuide.org


CURRENT LISTINGS


Posted 7/23/2019

Middlebury College

Staff Counselor

Middlebury College (a small, private, liberal arts college in Vermont) is recruiting a staff counselor to provide short-term counseling, crisis intervention, and mental health outreach services to enhance the psychological and emotional welfare of students and the College community.

Applicants with demonstrated skills and experience in multicultural counseling are encouraged to apply, especially experience working with historically underrepresented students (e.g., students with disabilities, students of color, queer, transgender, first-generation, low-income, international, immigrant, undocumented, tribal and indigenous communities) and with the ability to provide culturally competent and inclusive support services.

The position requirements include: 1) M.A., M.S., M.S.W., Ed.D, or Ph.D. in a clinical field and formal training in clinical assessment and counseling, 2) 2-5 years of clinical experience, which can include practicum and internship work, and 3) a current, active Vermont license in a clinical field or equivalent transferable license in another state (or demonstrated progress towards licensure).

The job description is available online at: https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/19495.

This position is classified within the SP3 pay range. The salary range is available online at: http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/business/hr/comp/payranges.


Posted 7/18/19

Transformations:  Hope for Today's Families

Title:  Behavioral Health Professional under Clinical Supervision

Location:  Jefferson County and surrounding Counties

Qualification Requirements: Social Workers with a Masters or Doctorate degree who have obtained their Certified Social Work (CSW) licensure with at least two years of paid social work experience.

Transformations is seeking organized, dependable people with great time management skills with a zest for growth who are looking to expand their practice skills while providing services to a wide range of clientele in home and community-based settings.

Transformations’ offers a full-time (18 hours direct contact with clientele weekly), comprehensive supervision track for Certified Social Workers that includes
the cost of supervision, flexible scheduling options, professional liability insurance, skill building for private-practice and electronic medical record keeping.

Job Duties:

  • Will utilize individual, family and collateral modalities with a broad-range of clientele and needs
  • Will verify insurance
  • Conduct and complete diagnostic evaluations
  • Conduct and complete functional and level of care assessments
  • In conjunction with the client and/or guardian design a treatment plan
  • Document service provision in electronic medical record within a timely manner
  • Attend and actively participate with individual and group supervision
  • Will maintain Certified Social Worker certification throughout the course of employment
Required:
  • Safe and reliable transportation
  • A valid driver’s license with up-to-date automobile insurance
  • Must pass background checks
  • A working desktop computer or laptop with reliable Internet connectivity
  • A compatible web browser for the electronic medical record (Internet Explorer, Safari and/or Google Chrome)
For additional information please contact at 502-424-2562.

Posted 7/11/2019

The Center for Women and Families, Louisville, KY

Domestic Violence Outreach Coordinator

Position Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

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

Salary Range: $36,000 annually ($17.31/hour)

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 DV Outreach Coordinator is responsible for providing advocacy to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including court advocacy, case management, and groups. They will provide our outreach communities in Bullitt, Spencer, Shelby, Oldham, Henry, and Trimble counties with education focused on awareness and prevention. The DV Legal Coordinator will build strong relationships in these communities to enhance work done by The Center for Women and Families.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct Client Services:

  • Provide case management and supportive services to victims of domestic violence in our outreach communities and provide crisis intervention by phone.
  •  Attend DVO hearings/criminal court hearings with survivors.
  • Facilitate groups for non-residential clients. Identify ideas for new groups and develop curriculum for those groups
  •  Provide follow-up services to on-going clients in our outreach communities.
  • Support CWF clients/staff as needed. 
  • Review and respond to referrals, both in house and from the outreach communities.
  • Provide collaboration/liaison between agency, courts, clients, and community; develop a knowledge of resources in each of the outreach communities.

 Community Engagement

  • Collaborate with community partners to promote positive relationships with Center staff and clients.
  • Identify community members to serve on Advisory Committees in outreach counties and support supervisor in facilitating the committees.
  • Build volunteer bases in outreach counties.
  • Collaborate with the Sexual Assault Services team to increase community awareness of sexual assault and CWF resources throughout our outreach service region.
  • Establish good working relationships with law enforcement, victim advocates, County and Commonwealth Attorneys, court clerks, judges, and all court personnel.
  • Ensure CWF educational material is up-to-date and widely distributed in the outreach counties.

Training:

  • Mentor new and seasoned CWF staff on prevention approaches, models and programs. Serve as a bridge with colleagues, teams, and community to integrate violence prevention strategies into agency’s client services.
  • Regularly review and make recommendations to new hire training curriculum to ensure it stays current with Center processes and policies.
  • Facilitate New Advocate Training modules as part of 40-hour training for new staff and volunteers.
  • Provide community, school education and training, on subjects such as healthy relationships, bullying prevention, and intimate partner violence.

Documentation:

  • Maintain daily written, verbal and electronic communication
  • Record client interactions in appropriate databases
  • Use collected client information to support continuous improvement and examine programs and outcomes
  • Participate in any grant performance issues

DV Team/Centerwide Initiatives:

  • Record client interactions in appropriate databases. Collect and record data relevant to Center services to assist with identifying program outcomes and goals.
  • Participate in agency data workgroup to analyze data collection and enhance the agency’s capacity to make data-driven decisions.
  • Participate in the interview and hiring process for the DV team and other teams as requested.
  • Participate in cross-team collaboration, share skills, keep others in the agency informed of the DV non-residential program services.
  • Attend staff meetings, agency meetings, case reviews and assigned community meetings.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field may be substituted for a degree.

Competencies:

  • Ability to facilitate cooperation among individual and groups
  • Attitude of growth and learning
  • Self-starter
  • Confidence in decision making
  • Conflict mediation skills
  • De-escalation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Developed sense of empathy
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to remain calm during challenges
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to identify problems and offer creative solutions
  • Ability to set and maintain boundaries

Other:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record that meets CWF automobile insurance requirements.
  • Fluency in languages other than English are a plus.

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 7/8/2019

Compassionate Schools Project, a University of Virginia research study, is seeking several part-time data collectors to assist with the evaluation of a 21st century health and wellness curriculum that is being implemented within Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS). 

https://www.compassionschools.org/

Work 12-30 weeks between September - December, 2019 and February - May, 2019, with possible opportunity for additional hours.  Required training is scheduled for the week of August 26th, 2019. 

These are at-will  hourly positions that do not carry benefits.  Pay is $16.50 per hour.  

Job duties may include:  

Data collection activities (e.g., computer and paper assessments, classroom observations); Scoring or coding student data; Communicating with families and school staff about the project; and Clerical tasks  (e.g. copying, preparing data collection materials, making phone calls). 

Required: 

*Reliable transportation and ability to travel between schools in Jefferson County KY.  

*Two years of college coursework. 

* Experience  with children and adults from diverse backgrounds in education, customer service, sales, human services or similar field.  

*Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. 

Preferred:   

Experience in survey administration or conducting educational or clinical assessments. Experience working in a public school setting.  

To apply:  https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Remote---Kentucky/CSP-Project-Assessor--Staff-Wage-_R0007294?fbclid=IwAR2SGY09c8hLe1G5xjmXFlRODFKtzHQkguyPkNS6x-9Ybl7hZiN-2CALQGM

Complete the online application, attach cover letter & resume. Questions?  Contact Project Associate: 


Posted 7/3/2019

House of Ruth

Housing Case Manager

Immediate Supervisor:                Housing Program Manager

FLSA Classification:                    Full-time/Exempt

Overview:

Founded in 1992, House of Ruth is a nonprofit HIV/AIDS services organization with a mission of strengthening lives for those with or affected by HIV/AIDS.  We do this by offering housing and support services with a holistic focus on low-income individuals who are HIV-positive, as well as their family members who count on them for financial and emotional support.

Ours is a culture that values professionalism and integrity, along with an unwavering commitment to House of Ruth’s mission.  The successful candidate is a hands-on problem solver who takes the job duties very seriously but is able to find humor in the day-to-day, sometimes unpredictable occurrences of a nonprofit that provides direct services to an underserved client population.

Job Summary:

The Housing Case Manager will conduct assessments, develop individualized case plans, link families with community resources, conduct home visits, and provide case management services for clients in permanent housing.  Will work collaboratively with other staff members to help clients achieve economic and social/emotional self-sufficiency and maintain permanent housing.   

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required in Social Work or a related field
  • Kentucky license preferred (CSW, LPCA, LPATA, MFTA, LPCC, LMFT, LPAT, or LCSW); will also consider candidates who will obtain license within 90 days after hire
  • Valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation
  • Successful completion of background screening

Responsibilities:

  • Provides initial psychosocial assessment and updates on an ongoing basis
  • Provides case management and service coordination designed to assist clients in maintaining stable housing
  • Develops individualized case plan in collaboration with client in the areas of, but not limited to, daily living skills, money management, employment linkage, benefits establishment, linkage to substance abuse and mental health care, and all other services need to assist clients in reaching treatment goals
  • Assists clients in locating safe, affordable housing
  • Provides crisis intervention as needed
  • Serves as a client advocate with third parties as needed
  • Maintains required client documentation and progress notes
  • Additional, selected responsibilities or tasks to be performed from time to time may be required as necessary.

Physical Requirements:

Physical exertion requirements other than routine, e.g., off- and on-loading, carrying, lifting, or other movements related to the work of the position, will be undertaken with the advice of the supervisor. 

To Apply:  Email cover letter and resume to , Housing Program Manager.  Please, no phone calls.  Position will remain open until filled.  


Posted 7/3/2019

The Center for Women and Families

Crisis Response Advocate

Full-time, hourly

Job ID:  PD_  Grade:  16

OVERVIEW: The Crisis Response Advocate (CRA) is responsible for providing direct service to clients in a 24/7 call center environment. The CRA is the first impression many clients and community members experience with The Center. They are expected to be compassionate, empathetic, sincere, and professional in their interactions with the public.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct Client Services: Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, counseling, advocacy, information, referrals and supportive services, including the following tasks:

  • Answer incoming calls to The Center’s 24/7 crisis line and Metro United Way’s 2-1-1 Information and Referral line
  • Conduct follow-up calls as appropriate
  • Respond to text and email inquiries from clients
  • Support walk-in clients
  • Assist with client desk, shelter, and hospital advocacy coverage as needed

Documentation: Document prompt and timely interactions with clients and other relevant activities to support continuous improvement and examine program goals and outcomes, including the following tasks:

  • Maintain daily written, verbal and electronic communication
  • Record client interactions in appropriate databases
  • Coordinate advocate response to hospital runs
  • Collaborate with shelter staff on clients entering emergency shelter

Call Center/Centerwide Initiatives: Engage as an active contributor to Call Center and Centerwide initiatives, including the following tasks:

  • Engage in bi-weekly supervision and coaching with direct supervisor
  • Participate in call shadowing with supervisor and director
  • Participate in peer to peer shadowing with co-workers
  • Facilitate and participate in team and agency meetings as required
  • Maintain required trainings and participate in in-services and continuing education opportunities
  • Participate in conflict resolution with peers as needed
  • Coordinate with community partners (e.g., law enforcement, Child Protective Services, volunteers, Metro United Way, sexual assault forensic exam (SAFE) nurses) to promote positive relationships. Communicate any challenges to the director for follow-up.
  • Provide Crisis Response program orientation to SAFE nurses, volunteers, and interns

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field may be substituted for a degree.

Competencies:

  • De-escalation skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Developed sense of empathy
  • Ability to remain calm during challenges
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to identify problems and offer creative solutions
  • Ability to set and maintain boundaries

Other:   

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record that meets CWF automobile insurance requirements.
  • Fluency in languages other than English are a plus. 

DEPARTMENT  :  Crisis Response                                                

SUPERVISED BY  :  Supervisor of Crisis Response       

SUPERVISES :  N/A

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND AGREEMENT TO PERFORM THE RESPONSIBILITIES

My signature below acknowledges that I have read the above job description and fully understand the responsibilities and requirements listed herein. Further, I understand that the listed responsibilities are representative of the main duties of the position and are not necessarily a complete list of all the responsibilities required of the position. My signature also serves as my agreement to maintain a driving record that meets CWF automobile insurance requirements and to perform the responsibilities of the position in a safe manner and in accordance with The Center’s established procedures.

______________________________________________________________________________________

Employee’s Name – Print                                 Signature                                                        Date

  ______________________________________________________________________________________

Supervisor’s Name – Print                                Signature                                                        Date

 

Marsha Duffield. Admin Coordinator of Operations

Business Line: 502.581.7200

 


Posted 6/27/2019

Kentucky Center for Economic Policy (KCEP)

Policy Associate

The KCEP team excited to announce that we are kicking off a search to hire an Policy Associate. The position will work collaboratively to support public policy that addresses issues of hunger and nutrition in Kentucky. 

Visit our website for the full job description and instructions for applying, and please share with your networks and anyone you think would be a good candidate. Successful applicants will demonstrate an ability to build coalitions, conduct advocacy and produce research and communications, as well as a commitment to social, economic and racial justice. People of color and women are especially encouraged to apply.


Posted 6/27/2019

Family & Children's Place

https://familyandchildrensplace.applicantpool.com/internaljobs


Posted 6/27/2019

MASSEY COUNSELING SERVICES, LLC

CONTRACT POSITION FOR IN-HOME THERAPIST

JOB DESCRIPTION
Therapists work from a positive, strength-based, future-focused perspective.

Clinicians will provide psychosocial assessments, individual, family and collateral therapy in the home setting. Position requires reliable transportation. Position allows for flexible scheduling and requires evening home visits several nights a week. Applicants must have CSW, LPCA or be a LCSW, or LPCC.

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

Performs clinical services, including intakes and a variety of therapy programs and techniques such as individual, and family therapy, expressive therapy. 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.

Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development.

Formulates clinical diagnosis for both mental health and substance abuse.

Formulates a clinical treatment plan to be followed for interventions.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

EDUCATION
•    
Master's degree in social services field with certification or licensure in area of specialization (e.g., LPCC, LPCA, LMFT LCSW, CSW)
•    Understanding of Kentucky’s licensure board laws and regulations regarding clinical practices     

     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


Contact:  
Earl J Bell, LCSW- Clinical Director at 502.345.2311 or email resume to.


Posted 6/27/2019

Centerstone

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-to-general supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations and, as needed, assists in developing and coordinating clinical programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs clinical services, including intakes and therapeutic interventions such as group, individual, and family therapy, and crisis intervention. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc., according to prescribed standards. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning, including after-care plans for clients completing treatment, based upon quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress. Collaborates with external agents including 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., according to prescribed standards. Assists supervisor or Division Director with development and coordination of clinical programs, as needed.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

EDUCATION

  • Master's degree in social services field with certification or licensure in area of specialization (e.g., LPCC, LPCA, LMFT, Marriage and Family Therapy Associate)
  • Or bachelor’s or master’s degree in psychology*, sociology, social work*, or human services as determined by the Professional Equivalency Review Committee and professional equivalency.           

EXPERIENCE

  • Two to three years of clinical experience, including two years of post-master's experience (including, in case of master’s degree and professional equivalency, at least six months’ experience in a community mental health center providing mental health services in a supervised setting);
  • Or, with bachelor’s degree and professional equivalency, four to six years’ experience, including three years in a community mental health center providing mental health services in a supervised setting.
  • If professional equivalent, demonstrated professional competence in the provision of mental health services in supervised setting. 
  • Strong knowledge of the mental and physical characteristics of applicable population group (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, and related issues.
  • Basic knowledge of community resources and CKY services.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle a case load with varying levels of client disability and need.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Position has some unusual physical demands, including exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families.
  • Normal work tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
  • Position at times requires incumbent to remain on twenty-four hour call.
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel between work sites.

 *Incumbents/new hires with either of these master’s degrees must ensure that they are not practicing without a license or evading professional licensing/certification laws.  To comply with such laws, incumbents/new hires with either of these master’s degrees must sign their notes as professional equivalents.  Those who have earned either of these master’s degrees AND a corresponding license or certification (e.g., CSW, LCSW, Licensed Psychologist) may not hold this job title.

Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation.  Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.

REQUIRED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of normal growth and development and of culture/ethnicity relevant to age groups/populations served.
  • Use results of assessments, reassessments, including client strengths and preferences, to construct a case conceptualization
  • Apply DSM 5 criteria to diagnose mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders
  • If substance use disorder is primary, assesses the readiness of client for treatment via stage of change
  • Utilize case conceptualization and problem areas to guide development and collaboration with clients to build individualized Treatment Plans
  • Utilize EBPs and clinical techniques in sessions
  • Measures client progress towards Treatment Plan goals and objectives throughout treatment course
  • Assess and manage client risk and additional adjunctive services with appropriate and congruent interventions and collaboration
  • Assess client’s measurable progress towards goals/minimum discharge criteria and discharging client when they have met minimum discharge criteria
  • Utilize Treatment Team and supervision to address client case conference needs
  • Manages client caseload and services to maximize direct care client time and reach expected productivity targetsUnderstand role of OTRs to appropriately represent client need for services required for authorization

Competencies

Performance Indicator

Accountability

Holds self-accountable to meet assigned goals in a timely manner; self-determination and self-direction; exceeds expectations

Customer Service

Effective in supporting and handling internal and external customers’ needs

Cultural Competence

Respects cultural, ethnic, religious, gender, sexual orientation and disability differences; understands impact of own differences on others

Ethical Principles

  • Demonstrates ethical behavior in all aspects of work
  • Quality Improvement
  • Effectively express and implement new work solutions; accepts change that takes organization in positive direction
  • Consultation/Supervision
  • Incorporates consultation/supervision in day-to-day responsibilities; coaches peers, leaders, and/or subordinates

Professional Demeanor

Good interpersonal skills; responsive to internal and external customer needs

Information Technology

Applies technology skills and knowledge to fulfill job responsibilities; ensures confidentiality, security, and integrity of all data

Interpersonal Communication

Appropriately impart verbal and written communications that are concise, clear, informative; conduct timely follow ups

Job Knowledge

Possess and demonstrates both specific and general knowledge and skills needed to perform job

Teamwork

Effective team member; deals tactfully and sensitively with teammates’ feelings and ideas

Procedural Compliance

Adheres to organizational policies, procedures, rules, and regulations

Regulatory Compliance

Has knowledge of and adheres to regulations applicable to job (e.g., Joint Commission, AODE, Health & Safety, etc.) and professional licensure regulations that govern profession

Trauma Informed Culture

Realizes overall prevalence of trauma: understands how trauma affects/can affect staff and persons served; practices trauma informed behavior and communication; engages in healing, hopeful, and honest relationships; completes TIC trainings

Time Type:

Full time

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Apply on-line at www.centerstone.org


Posted 6/26/2019

Day Spring

Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Full-time and Part-time – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Direct Support Professional is responsible for functioning as a team member for the care, training, safety and supervision of the residents at Day Spring.  The Direct Support Professional is responsible to the Program Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:
    At least 21 years of age
    High School Diploma or equivalent
    Must read, write, speak and understand English
    Requires an interest in working with people in a community setting
    Requires valid driver’s license and independent transportation
    Prefer previous experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities
    Preferred computer literate, training in CPR & First Aid

EMPLOYMENT EXPECTATIONS:
    Dependability
    Punctuality
    Easy to reach by phone
    Appropriate use of supervision and consultation
    Maintain clear and accurate records
    Cooperation with and support to all community members
    Compliance with personnel policies set forth by the Board of Directors
    Monitor and advocate for the rights and welfare of residents
    Respect for others and openness to the insight of others
    Willingness to learn
    Attendance at required meetings and trainings
    Commitment to building community and modeling the mission of Day Spring

RESPONSIBLIITIES:
    Supervise and train residents with the goal of decreasing dependence, increasing self-reliance and fostering interdependence.
    Monitor physical and mental well-being of residents, reporting needs to the Program Manager as they occur.
    Provide housekeeping supervision and oversight.
    Assist residents in planning daily schedules.
    Provide support to resident transportation, purchasing and finances with goal of maximum independence.
    Ensure safe living conditions.    
    Direct/supervise/motivate/assist individuals who need care/help and training in personal hygiene.
    Ensure all required documentation is completed (daily notes, incident reports, communication in log books, monthly summaries, etc.)
    Actively engage in building a relationship with the family members, friends and guardians of the residents.
    Empower residents to be self-advocates.
    Under direction of management staff, operate the residences and provide services in accordance with established Day Spring policies, Medicaid, KY   licensure, HUD guidelines, and Best Practices.
    Implement, facilitate and provide input to the objectives as described on residents' Plan of Care (POC) or comprehensive plans.
    Implement age-appropriate, functional and engaging in-house or community activities (encourage participation, foster interaction(s) between residents).
    Follow HIPAA guidelines regarding privacy and security of consumer protected health information
    Offer assistance with dispute resolution and problem solving.
    Provide Community Living Supports, as indicated, which shall consist of routine household tasks, activities of daily living, personal hygiene, shopping, money management, medication management, socialization, relationship building, leisure choices, community activities, and therapeutic goals.
    Provide Homemaker Services, as indicated, which shall consist of support with general household activities.
    Provide Personal Care Services, as indicated, which shall consist of assisting a resident with eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, or other activities of daily living.
    Perform other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL:

1. Be healthy and physically fit including the physical requirements of lifting individuals, standing for long periods, crouching, twisting/turning, weight bearing, swimming, walking and other physical activities as required.
2. Be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
3. Exhibit abilities to see, hear and speak to individuals under their care.
4. Must possess a valid driver’s license to operate and drive a vehicle.

WORK ENVIROMENT FOR THE DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL:

Work is normally performed in an office or residential facility.
While performing the responsibilities of the Direct Support Professional Job, these working environment characteristics are representative of the environment the Direct Support Professional will encounter:

The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles; the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Direct Support Professional’s job. Typical work duties can vary depending upon different, however in most cases, the Direct Support Professional will be responsible for the daily care of the residents. This can include administering medication, updating records, providing emotional support, and resident education.

It typically may require longer work days and varied schedules or have on call duty. They may have to work nights, weekends or even over the holidays.

 Additionally, Direct Support Professionals will need to protect themselves from possible work-related hazards, during the course of resident care, since they may be exposed to infectious diseases, body fluids, radiation, chemicals, etc.

How To Apply:

https://dayspringky.org

phone/fax 502-309-9828

email:  Lisa


Posted 6/24/2019

Lake Substance Abuse Solutions

Clinical Coordinator

LSAS is an outpatient medically managed treatment program for patients dealing with opioid or alcohol addiction.  Treatment utilizes evidence based practices and modern medical advances in the recovery process through medicated assisted treatment.

We are seeking a highly motivated and structured individual to serve as the Clinical Coordinator of either one or multiple locations. We have a part time position in our Jeffersonville IN or Danville KY office with an opportunity to become Full Time if the candidate is willing to travel to both. 

Responsible for:

  • The overall management of the program
  • Compliance with regulatory mandates and treatment participation
  • Clinical documentation
  • Patient encounters, assessment, referrals, and follow up
  • General Case Management
  • Business Development and Marketing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Medical Social Work, or other Human Service field
  • Bachelors in Human Service field, Nursing degree or License, Certification in drug and alcohol treatment, or medical assistant.

Required 

  • Must be detail oriented and highly organized
  • Must be comfortable in patient education directly as well as community
  • Must be open to the treatment of addiction as a multi faceted disease and that "one size does not fit all"
  • Must be open to an evolving career and case management opportunities.

Please email inquiries or resumes to .

Check out our website at lakesas.com


Posted 6/18/2019

Coalition for the Homeless

Prevention/Diversion Coordinator

Reports to:    Coordinated Entry Supervisor

Direct Reports:    None

Classification:    Full-time salary of $35,000

Minimum Requirements:  
 Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or two years’ experience in social services. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and ability to understand the Homeless Management Information System and Unite Us. Ability to work with diverse groups. Excellent written and oral communication skills, a self-starter and attention to detail.

Duties:

 

  1. Work with people who are homeless or near homeless to provide referrals and guidance to assist them in preventing homelessness or diverting them from entering the shelter system.
  2. Conduct home visits to a limited number of program participants in permanent housing.
  3. Work with co-workers to test, tweak and implement the Prevention/Diversion assessment.
  4. Answer calls at the call center.
  5. Determine the best route for services for people who call in to the center.
  6. Refer those who are appropriate to the Common Assessment Team.
  7. Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing partners across the community that can assist people in obtaining needed resources.
  8. Make bed reservations for those who are in need of immediate shelter.
  9. Keep statistical information regarding who and how people have been served, etc.
  10. Provide short term case management.
  11. Assist in housing search.
  12. Enter information in to HMIS data base.

Contact: 

 


Posted 6/14/2019

Kentucky Refugee Ministries

Services to Older Refugees Program Coordinator

To apply please visit the website:  https://kyrm.org/careers

 


Posted 6/11/2019

St. John Center for Homeless Men

Position Open:  Program Aide

Reports to:  Program Director

Position Summary:  

Responsible for managing all aspects of the shelter on Saturdays and Sundays and for contributing to overall functions of the agency as a member of the shelter team.                                                          

Completes intake interviews with new guests, orients them to the facility’s services, answers questions and enters intake data into the Sales Force database.

Functions as staff in charge on Saturdays and/or Sundays weekly and potentially 2-3 Wednesday monthly, managing and providing oversight and order in and around the immediate vicinity of the shelter in terms of professional atmosphere, safety and security for all guests, volunteers, staff and others.

Circulates on the floor and grounds among guests, volunteers and staff members. 

Fills in at various workstations throughout the shelter as needed, addresses any issues, problems, or questions of policy or procedure that may arise, defuses tensions, monitors the flow of and sign-in of guests and supports volunteers and members of the staff.

Manages the mail and guests’ requests to use the phone system, communicates a summary of weekend events and activities to immediate supervisor and to other staff members as needed.

To apply:  Send cover letter and resume by 07/01/2019 to , Program Director.

Agency description:  St. John Center helps homeless men address barriers to self-sufficiency and housing so that they may leave homelessness for good.  By providing daytime shelter, social services, supportive housing, and serving as a hub with partner agencies, St. John Center is where homeless men seek help, find hope, and move forward.

St. John Center is a high-volume shelter, serving an average of 170 men a day, and is open 7 days a week from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm.   In addition to 13 full-time and 8 part-time St. John Center staff, outreach workers from several partner agencies utilize the space daily. 

Minimum requirements:             

Preference given to an associate’s degree and/or two years of experience in social work or closely related field.

Basic computer literacy.


Posted 6/11/2019

Centerstone

JR-001724 In-Home Therapist – Child & Family

Full-time Employee

Contact: or 502-550-0588 ext. 1265

Apply on line https://centerstone.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CenterstoneCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/In-Home-Therapist_JR-001724

We are an intensive home-based therapeutic program, providing individual and family therapy to children and their families.  We serve families in Jefferson County.  Our caseload is about 8 clients, seen 3-4 hours each per week.  The children we work with are typically age 7-17.  These children have emotional/behavioral health diagnosis including anxiety, depression, PTSD, Reactive Attachment Disorder, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and others.    We receive our referrals from community partners including DCBS, JCPS and the court system, as well as our Centerstone partners including our Crisis Stabilization Unit, outpatient therapists, school based therapists, and service coordinators. Your position will require 2-3 evenings a week, reliable transportation and the ability to be flexible.

Therapists work from a positive, strength-based, future-focused perspective . Our therapists have an unwavering concern for the well-being of the clients whom they serve, and an unflappable perspective that allows them to be calm, consistent, and optimistic.  Above all else, our therapists show their clients happiness, kindness, gentleness, peacefulness, consistency, patience, and a self-controlled response to everything that is brought to treatment. The vision of our program is to nurture the growth, self-suffiency and well-being of individuals through strong therapeutic alliances.

Master Degree in-home therapist will provide clinical services to children with SED diagnosis. Clinicians will provide psychosocial assessments, individual, family and collateral therapy in the home setting. Position requires reliable transportation. Position allows for flexible scheduling and requires evening home visits several nights a week. Applicants must have CSW, LPCA or be a Marriage Family Therapist Associate.

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.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

EDUCATION

  • Master's degree in social services field with certification or licensure in area of specialization (e.g., LPCC, LPCA, LMFT, Marriage and Family Therapy Associate)
  • 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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families
  • Normal work tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
  • Position at times may require incumbent to remain on twenty-four hour call.
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel between work sites

Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation.  Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.

REQUIRED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of normal growth and development and of culture/ethnicity relevant to age groups/populations served
  • Use results of assessments, reassessments, including client strengths and preferences, to construct a case conceptualization
  • Apply DSM 5 criteria to diagnose mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders
  • If substance use disorder is primary, assesses the readiness of client for treatment via stage of change
  • Utilize case conceptualization and problem areas to guide development and collaboration with clients to build individualized Treatment Plans
  • Utilize EBPs and clinical techniques in sessions
  • Measures client progress towards Treatment Plan goals and objectives throughout treatment course
  • Assess and manage client risk and additional adjunctive services with appropriate and congruent interventions and collaboration
  • Assess client’s measurable progress towards goals/minimum discharge criteria and discharging client when they have met minimum discharge criteria
  • Utilize Treatment Team and supervision to address client case conference needs
  • Manages client caseload and services to maximize direct care client time and reach expected productivity targets
  • Understand role of OTRs to appropriately represent client need for services required for authorization

Posted 6/5/2019

Greater Clark County Schools

Behavior Intervention Coordinator

Location:  Various

Reports To:  Building Principal

Type of Position:  Full Time/Classified

Hours:  Varies

Primary Function:  Provide individual and group counseling and family/parent education.

General Description

Under the supervision of the Building Principal:

  • Gathers information regarding students with emotional and behavioral issues.
  • Provides individual or group counseling to student(s) based on individualized attainment goals.
  • Provides parent education and training regarding issues as they pertain to their child.
  • Works in collaboration with the teachers, administrators and related service personnel to meet student needs.
  • Keeps case notes regarding student progress.
  • Attends or submits reports to case conference committees.
  • Assists in crisis situations.
  • Assists in training staff regarding crisis situations.
  • Works in collaboration with other agencies and professionals serving children.
  • Coordinates PRIDE behavior program and safe crisis management team.
  • Responsible for disaster preparation, fire drills, student, staff and public safety and student health.
  • Develops and implements procedures for monitoring and reporting student attendance and tardies.
  • Coordinates with the principal to maintain a positive, safe learning environment for students by enforcing the school discipline plan.
  • Administers school policies to ensure due process to all concerned.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records as required by law, school policy and administrative regulation.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities assigned by the Principal or Principal Designee.
Qualification Requirements: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work/Counseling required. Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling preferred.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from parents and faculty. Ability to effectively present information in verbal and written form to school administrators, faculty, parents, children and member of the School Board.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to apply ratio, percent, probability and estimation concepts. Possess an understanding of, and the ability to interpret for others, statistical information.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to potentially technical situations. Ability to establish priority ordering of tasks necessary to complete a project and convey these understandings and pri- orities to others. Ability to employ logical sequencing, trouble-shooting, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Must have a working knowledge of computers and their capabilities. Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, go up and down stairs, operate foot and hand controls, use a telephone and write. The individual must complete training in safe crisis management which will entail the individual being able to physically restrain student when appropriate. This position requires accurate perceiving of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, handling and working with educational materials and objects and providing oral information.

Terms of Employment

  • Salary based on Meet & Confer Document. 200 work days.



 

 


Posted 6/5/2019

Centerstone

JR-001673 Principal Therapist - Stonestreet - Supervisory Position

Full-time Employee

Contact: Kathy Moran at Kathy.moran@centerstone.org or 502-550-0588 ext. 1265

Apply on line https://centerstone.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CenterstoneCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Principal-Social-Worker_JR-001673

  • Performs clinical services including a variety of therapy programs and techniques such as group and individual therapy, family and marital therapy, expressive therapy, crisis intervention and management, psychodrama and problem solving.
  • Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc., according to prescribed standards.
  • Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning, including after-care plans for clients completing treatment, based upon quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.
  • Consults and collaborates with external agents including CHR, school officials, family members, physicians, and other health agencies, regarding organization's 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.
  • Conducts emergency evaluations of high-risk clients to determine level of treatment indicated and arranges for hospitalization, as needed.
  • Develops and coordinates clinical programs within division. 
  • The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 EDUCATION

  • Master's degree in Social Work and LCSW. 
  • Compliance with Kentucky social work board statutes, laws and regulations on clinical practices.           

EXPERIENCE

  • Four to six years direct social work experience, including four years post-master's clinical social work.
  • Advanced knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, and related issues and community resources and CKY services.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Potential to undertake supervisory / leadership responsibilities.
  • Ability to handle case load with varying levels of client disability and need.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Position has some unusual physical demands, including occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families
  • Normal work tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
  • Position at times may require incumbent to remain on twenty-four hour call.
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel between work sites.

Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation.  Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.

REQUIRED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of normal growth and development and of culture/ethnicity relevant to age groups/populations served
  • Use results of assessments, reassessments, including client strengths and preferences, to construct a case conceptualization
  • Apply DSM 5 criteria to diagnose mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders
  • If substance use disorder is primary, assesses the readiness of client for treatment via stage of change
  • Utilize case conceptualization and problem areas to guide development and collaboration with clients to build individualized Treatment Plans
  • Utilize EBPs and clinical techniques in sessions
  • Measures client progress towards Treatment Plan goals and objectives throughout treatment course
  • Assess and manage client risk and additional adjunctive services with appropriate and congruent interventions and collaboration
  • Assess client’s measurable progress towards goals/minimum discharge criteria and discharging client when they have met minimum discharge criteria
  • Utilize Treatment Team and supervision to address client case conference needs
  • Manages client caseload and services to maximize direct care client time and reach expected productivity targets
  • Understand role of OTRs to appropriately represent client need for services required for authorization
  • If licensed and approved by respective Board to provide clinical supervision, provides Board approved clinical supervision to  non-licensed staff
  • Mentors staff members and serves as clinical resource for them

Competencies

Performance Indicator

Accountability:  Holds self-accountable to meet assigned goals in a timely manner; self-determination and self-direction; exceeds expectations

Customer Service:  Effective in supporting and handling internal and external customers’ needs

Cultural Competence:  Respects cultural, ethnic, religious, gender, sexual orientation and disability differences; understands impact of own differences on others

Ethical Principles:  Demonstrates ethical behavior in all aspects of work

Quality Improvement:  Effectively express and implement new work solutions; accepts change that takes organization in positive direction

Consultation/Supervision:  Incorporates consultation/supervision in day-to-day responsibilities; coaches peers, leaders, and/or subordinates

Professional Demeanor:  Good interpersonal skills; responsive to internal and external customer needs

Information Technology:  Applies technology skills and knowledge to fulfill job responsibilities; ensures confidentiality, security, and integrity of all data

Interpersonal Communication:  Appropriately impart verbal and written communications that are concise, clear, and informative; conduct timely follow-ups

Job Knowledge:  Possess and demonstrates both specific and general knowledge and skills needed to perform job

Teamwork:  Effective team member; deals tactfully and sensitively with teammates’ feelings and ideas

Procedural Compliance:  Adheres to organizational policies, procedures, rules, and regulations

Regulatory Compliance:  Has knowledge of and adheres to regulations applicable to job (e.g., Joint Commission, AODE, Health & Safety, etc.) and professional licensure regulations that govern profession

Trauma Informed Culture:  Realizes overall prevalence of trauma: understands how trauma affects/can affect staff and persons served; practices trauma informed behavior and communication; engages in healing, hopeful, and honest relationships; completes TIC trainings.

LCSW required

Full time supervision expectations


Posted 5/30/2019

Youth Trainer

Interested applicants should apply through Indeed.com.  If you have questions you may contact Jennifer.welch@kentuckianaworks.org

https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=youth%20trainer&l=Louisville%2C%20KY&advn=7040812585718450&vjk=f23cbde2b6098a48  


Posted 5/22/2019

Harrison County Hospital - Corydon, IN

Counselor/Therapist

We have a job opening, full time(32 hours a week) at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon, IN.  We are looking for a counselor/therapist for an intensive outpatient program for seniors. We welcome applications from new graduates, and any alumni that are seeking employment. This is a small, multi-disciplinary team program located within a hospital setting. HCH offers an excellent benefit package and the program itself is very flexible. 

Email resume to: 


Posted 5/21/2019

School Therapist: Nelson, Marion, Larue, Breckinridge, & Meade Counties

Position Summary: Provides direct behavioral health care counseling to clients in the school and clinic environments.

Experience: Experience working with individuals and families who experience various mental, behavioral, and substance abuse conditions.

Licensure/Certifications: Licensed independent practitioner graduating with a Masters in Social Work and credentialed by appropriate board.

Why Work for Astra? We enjoy a great team atmosphere where you are still able to exercise your autonomy.  We are listed as a NHSC site, which allows you to apply for loan forgiveness upon full licensure up to $50,000 for a two-year full-time commitment, and an additional $35,000 for a third year commitment.  We had seven employees receive the award last year. 

Job Specific Functions:

1) Providing initial evaluations and therapy services for children/adolescents, adults, and families.

2) Participate in and develop treatment planning.

3) Make referrals to appropriate levels of care and additional services as needed.

4) Exercises sound clinical and ethical judgment in treatment decisions and responsibility.

5) Develops therapeutic, supportive relationships with client population.

6) Complete all documentation in a timely manner.

7) Perform other duties as assigned.

Please e-mail resumes to hsparrow@astrabh.com.

 

 


Posted 5/20/2019

Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center

Substance Use Disorder Treatment Provider

Reports to: Director of Behavioral Health
Salary Range: Based on Experience
Status: Exempt
Work Hours: 1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week

Organization Overview
Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center (SCHC) is a 501(c)3 Federally Qualified Health Center located in the Shawnee Neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. SCHC seeks to transform community health by sharing the love of Christ in word and deed, to facilitate community development and wholistic healthcare through the empowerment of the residents in the community.
Position Summary
The Substance Use Disorder Treatment Provider will provide individual, family and group therapy to adolescents and adults experiencing a substance use disorder.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Serves as a liaison with other area substance use disorder treatment providers; enhances coordination between organizations
• Actively promotes and aids in the development of Substance Use Disorder Treatment services, to include potential recruitment of appropriate clients, required
paperwork/procedures related to substance use disorder treatment
• Provides individual, family and group therapy to assigned clients
• Participates with clinical team to provide true integrated healthcare
• Regularly meets with internal teams to provide information on Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services and serves as a clinical consultant to the medical providers with regard to substance-related disorders
• Acts as an ambassador of SCHC in the community, especially related to the development and operation of SCHC Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services and helps promote understanding of substance-related disorders and treatment. This may include activities to meet training and educational requests within the community
• Promotes a patient-centered attitude by team members
• Obtains and maintains appropriate State (and other, as appropriate)
certification/licensure regarding substance use disorder treatment
• Strong alignment with SCHC Mission and demonstrates behaviors aligned with SCHC Statement of Faith and Core Values
• Other duties as necessary to ensure successful attainment of SCHC goals and objectives

Job Qualifications and Requirements
• Master’s Degree in mental health related discipline from an accredited university preferred. Bachelor’s degree with minimum of three years’ experience considered
• Licensed by the State of Kentucky as a licensed mental health professional (LCSW, LPCC, LMFT)
• Licensed as Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) preferred
• Minimum of three to five years of experience working with children/adolescents and adults who have mental health and substance-related disorders required
• Experience in outpatient clinic setting preferred
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
• Adaptable to new situations and comfortable with a flexible, fast-paced work environment
• Excellent communication skills with patients and other staff
• The applicant must be self-motivated with strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Benefits
• Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
• 401(K) retirement plan with employer matching contributions
• Paid Time Off (vacation and sick)
• Paid Holidays
• Support for Continuing Education to meet / maintain licensure requirements Working Environment and Physical Requirements
• Work is performed in SCHC clinics, office environment and community
• Work may be stressful at times. Interaction with others is constant and interruptive.  Contact may involve dealing with sick persons
• Requires full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighting up to 30 pounds. Requires normal visual acuity and hearing
• Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours
• Local travel may be required to attend meetings or visit other SCHC clinics
• Out-of-town travel may be necessary for conferences and other learning opportunities


Posted 5/20/2019

Our Place Drug and Alcohol Education Services, Inc.

Addictions Counselor:

Our Place Drug and Alcohol Education Services, Inc. is looking for an addictions counselor with Indiana license, or eligibility to be licensed (LAC or LCAC).  This position will participate in the planning, development, and implementation of educational and treatment/counseling programs for Our Place Drug and Alcohol Education Services, Inc.  This position will provide client care including development and monitoring of treatment goals, therapeutic intervention - group and individual, discharge planning and all associated documentation as required. Responsibilities also include maintaining contact with referring agencies on a regular basis, participate in staff/professional development, will assist with educational programs to the community as appropriate; and participate in evaluation and communicate directly with Program Coordinator for case planning and client monitoring. 

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of B.A. or B.S. with emphasis in psychology, sociology or related field.  Licensure or eligibility for licensure as an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor and documentation of continuing professional development training and ongoing education. Position will also be certified as a Recovery Coach, training will be provided.

SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS REQUIRED:

Requires strong organizational, communication, writing and verbal skills.  Ability to work with children, youth/adolescents and adults.  Must possess advanced knowledge of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use, abuse, and dependency in addition to research based methodology of prevention, intervention, treatment and related issues. Will require travel between office in New Albany and Corydon Indiana, and as related to recovery coach activities. Mileage is reimbursed.

This position can be set up as a contract position or possibly full time position with benefits. If interested please submit resume to , Executive Director.