Employment Opportunities

The Kent School of Social Work seeks 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 our 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'

University Career Center

Employer Engagement

Thank you for your interest in recruiting University of Louisville students! Interested in posting your opportunity with us? We utilize a system called Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake.

Use Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake to:

  • Post internship and professional entry-level positions
  • Post Student Employment Positions located in the Kentuckiana region
  • Register for career fair hosted by the University Career Center
  • Post off-campus events and virtual information sessions

PLEASE NOTE:  There are three other career centers on campus:

 Please see our Handshake User Guides for more information.

How to Post a Job (employers)

How to Setup an employer Account


CURRENT LISTINGS


Posted 8/4/2021

United Ministries Inc.

Social Services Worker

Non-profit, community ministries emergency assistance program seeks flexible, out-going, caring individual comfortable with ecumenical ministry setting.  Position involves interviewing and assessing clients, working with volunteers, data entry, networking with other social service agencies, landlords and utility companies. 

Applicant must be physically capable of lifting and unloading food boxes.  Social service education and experience preferred.  25 hrs./wk., M-F, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM.  Sick leave, generous holidays and vacation.  $12.50/starting.

Send resume to: 

FCHUM

9300 Beulah Church Road

Louisville, KY 40291

Attn:  Chris Roberts

email:  or call 752-9611


Posted 8/2/2021

Center for Lay Ministries Food Pantry

Volunteer Coordinator Job Description

Job Title Volunteer Coordinator

  1. A.     Purpose and Scope: The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for selecting, training, scheduling and supervising the volunteer staff in the Center for Lay Ministries Food Pantry.
  1. B.      Responsibilities:
  • Develop, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization
  • Schedule all volunteer shifts
  • Communicate regularly with volunteers
  • Respond promptly to changes in volunteers’ schedules/availability
  • Recruit diverse groups of people as new volunteers
  • Maintain Volunteer Job Descriptions for each volunteer assignment
  • Ensure volunteers are available to staff the various areas of operations
  • Conduct and/or arrange for volunteer orientation and training
  • Screen applicants for potential placement in volunteer program
  • Serve as staff member in charge of Food Pantry when required
  • Verify data entered by volunteers
  • Provide ongoing support and guidance for volunteers regarding best way to serve clients
  • Confer with volunteers and Executive Director to resolve issues of conflict
  • In coordination with Executive Director, develop and manage volunteer policies, procedures, and standards of volunteer service
  • Make referrals for clients with needs for other services
  • Coordinate with other social service agencies regarding services for clients and promote those services
  • Assist community members who are making donations to food pantry
  • Update volunteer section of CLM website
  • Track, compile and submit volunteer hours for RSVP volunteers
  • Assist in stocking food pantry and making homeless kits when needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Observe all policies and procedures as set forth by the Center for Lay Ministries Board of Directors
  1. C.  Organization Relationship

The Volunteer Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director of the Center for Lay Ministries.             

         Job Requirements

  1. A.      Education and Training

The Volunteer Coordinator is required to have skills in volunteering, recruiting, supervising, organizing, training, conflict resolution, planning, and evaluating. Must be detail-oriented. Proficiency in basic computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and internet usage. Must be able to lift 20 pounds and stock grocery shelves.

This is a part-time position, working approximately 20 hours per week. Must be willing to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job.

Contact Information:

Megan S. Willman, Volunteer Coordinator

The Center for Lay Ministries

213 East Maple Street

Jeffersonville, IN 47130

812-989-0485 cell  www.center4layministries.com


Posted 7/21/21

University of Kentucky

Targeted Assessment Program

Opiod Use Specialist

RE27261 - Estill County (Irvine, 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 Estill 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 strong knowledge and skills in the area of substance abuse and at least 2 of the following areas:  mental health, intimate partner violence victimization, learning problems, and women's issues.  Requires a Master's degree and at least 3 years of related experience, or equivalent. 

To apply, submit a UK Online Application at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/324963 Estill County - RE27269.  If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.  Application deadline is August 15, 2021.

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 7/12/2021

OLDHAM COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATION 1022.09-AR
 
JOB DESCRIPTION:  MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTANT
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
1.     Valid license in a mental health area.
2.     Minimum of 5 years’ experience.
3.     Experience in areas of training and staff development.
 
REPORTS TO:  Director of Student Services
 
JOB GOAL:  To assist district staff in the development and implementation of a continuum of services for students with behavior, emotional and mental health concerns and to provide direct services to these students and their families.
 
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Training, Technical Assistance And Consultation
 
Administrators/teachers

  • Crisis intervention
  • Liaison between alternative sites and home schools
  • Interventions, referrals, and screening
  • Alternatives to suspension and expulsion
  • Placement options
  • Clinical consultations/evaluation
  • Attend appropriate staff meetings
  • Classroom organization and management
  • Development of behavior plans
  • Data collection/documentation

Students

  • Provide direct services to students including counseling and therapy in individual and/or group settings
  • Provide training to students on identified topics or needs such as appropriate interaction with authority figures.
  • Assist with transition to and from alternative sites
  • Crisis intervention
  • Clinical consultation/evaluation

 Parents

  • Provide training and support services to parents in individual or group settings
  • Assist parents in developing strategies and skills to interface with the school system and outside agencies
  • Crisis intervention
  • Clinical consultation

Professional Development
Attend workshops, trainings, and other relevant meetings to stay abreast of issues, regulations, etc.
Plan/Provide Professional Staff Development
 
Other
Shall perform such duties as may be assigned by the Director of Student Services.
 
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:    Compensation will be determined based on 200 contract days and the board-approved salary schedule for mental health consultants.

https://www.applitrack.com/oldham/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=District+Wide+Certified&AppliTrackJobId=3475&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1


Posted 7/9/2021

Seven Counties Services

708 W. Magazine Street, Louisville, KY

Salary: $35,568 - $41,953 (Higher salary possible  as a social worker with post master’s experience)

Interested candidates should apply at: https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Social-Worker---Adult-Crisis-Team_JR-007373

Social Worker – Adult Crisis Team

PURPOSE

  • 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 

  1. 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.
  2. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc.
  3. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.
  4. Collaborates with external agents including CHR, school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions.
  5. Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development.
  6. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc.
  7. Conducts case presentations and consultations with other agencies regarding programs and services offered.
  8. Formulates clinical diagnosis for both mental health and substance abuse. Formulates a clinical treatment plan to be followed for interventions.
  9. 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 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 SCS 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 6/30/2021

Heart 2 Heart Wellness Center

Job description

ABOUT US

Heart 2 Heart Wellness Center is an inviting warm private practice with a holistic wellness approach to self-care. At H2H you will find mental health therapy, therapeutic yoga, healing touch massage, holistic health care and meditation classes to nurture well-being in the body, mind and spirit. The culture and environment at H2H is healthy, happy and relaxing with dedicated practitioners looking to help our clients move towards their best self and achieve personal goals. We are removing the stigma from mental health wellness and instead speaking a language of self-care. If this aligns with your style of practice, we look forward to you joining our team! H2H is located in New Albany, IN but have been practicing online since last year.

We are looking to expand our services with therapists that are licensed in Indiana, have private practice experience and are credentialed with insurance companies.

JOB DESCRIPTION

H2H is looking for Indiana (IN) licensed mental health therapists (LCSW or LMFT or LPCC) that are skilled at working with adults and children in an outpatient setting. Clients are scheduled based on your availability and desired caseload. You will have the unique opportunity to build your reputation as a therapist and case load to suit your personal clinical style, with the room and flexibility to grow as desired.

We value ensuring that our clients have a healthy and enjoyable clinical experience, but it is equally important that our therapists do too!

A good fit at H2H will be a self-directed therapist who has ideas and passions that they want to see come to fruition and just needs the support and resources to do so.

Therapists must be willing to think outside of the box to meet client needs, work well with minimal supervision, and be a self-starter. Previous private practice experience is highly valued, as you will already be paneled with insurance companies, however it is not required.

H2H will provide you with the clinical resources, marketing materials and support to build your clientele and fulfill your clinical passions as they align with holistic mental health wellness.

COMPENSATION

Current compensation will follow a private practice model and be based on the independently licensed therapists’ ability to bill insurance or accept other payment methods. Additional opportunities for compensation are available and based on additional services the clinician is able to provide and/or desire for additional integration into the clinical practice.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: From $4,400.00 per month

COVID-19 considerations:

We will utilize Telehealth services and stay compliant with COVID-19 guidelines. In person services can also available at discretion of Therapist.

 Ashley Benoit, MA, BCBA, LBA 

Heart 2 Heart Wellness Center

3306 Plaza Drive 

New Albany, IN 47150

(812) 946-4198

H2H On the Web


 Posted 6/21/2021

Fern Creek Highview/United Ministries

Adult Day Center

Adult Day Assistant Director Position

Full Time Position – $15/hour plus benefits

Assistant Adult Day Director Responsibilities:

FCHUM Adult Day Center is looking for an individual who will be the right-hand assistant to the current Adult Day Director aiding in daily participant, staff, volunteer and family needs. Collaborating with staff through activities, crafts, and music, this person will bring a sense of belonging for participants with Dementia while leading and managing group activities and games multiple times a day. This person will need to also continue developing activities for the program that are both sufficiently diverse and sensitive to our participants' needs, and in the Director’s absence will be responsible for sourcing, training, and supervising the work of Activities Assistants, Kitchen Manager, Nurse, Substitutes, Volunteers and Students. Compiling and completing Monthly Activity Calendars and making sure daily schedules are maintained will be a large part of the job as well as communicating and problem solving with families as issues arise. Participant’s personal care/cleaning/changing in the restroom as well as assisting other staff in keeping center clean and sanitized on a daily basis will be expected. Lastly, this person will be needed to keep activity equipment and center organized, assist in the Kitchen with meal prep/cleaning, bathroom cleaning and center holiday/activity décor.

Assistant Adult Day Director Requirements:

The individual applying must have a college degree or certificate in Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Gerontology or similar field and have at least 2 years’ experience working with geriatric adults. Dementia patients are preferred. They also must have at least 2 years experience in a Supervisory position. They must demonstrate the ability to lead group activities with confidence and comfort in public speaking. They must demonstrate top-notch programing, activity planning, creativity and organizational skills while being upbeat, communicative, and empathic in disposition. The love of music, pets, children and crafts are preferred! They must be a team player who is committed to an environment of inclusivity and partnership. Must be able to work inside and outside for activities, exercise program, and lift up to 50lbs. Must be proficient in Microsoft Publisher and/or Word and comfortable using technology for activities.

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RESUME AND TWO PAST EMPLOYER REFERENCES TO E. 


Posted 6/10/2021

Social Worker – School Based

Seven Counties Services

Location: 4710 Champion Trace

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 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 SCS 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

Salary:  $35,568 - $41,953 annually

Apply at: 

https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Social-Worker---School-Based-Services_JR-007288


Posted 6/10/2021

Therapist – Child and Family

Seven Counties Services

Location:  914 E. Broadway and Shelby County


Job Description

Under moderate supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

1. Performs clinical services, including intakes and therapeutic interventions such as group, individual, and family therapy, and crisis intervention.

2. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc., according to prescribed standards.

3. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.

4. Collaborates with external agents including school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions.

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

6. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc., according to prescribed standards.

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, LCSW, CSW, LMFT, Marriage and Family Therapy Associate)

EXPERIENCE

· Three to six months of related internship or practicum experience.

· Basic knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population group (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, treatment modes, and related issues.

· Basic knowledge of community resources and SCS 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 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.

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

Salary: $35,568 - $41,953

Apply at:

https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Social-Worker---Shelby_JR-005652


Posted 6/10/2021

Seven Counties Services

Social Worker – Hardin/Oldham/Trimble Counties

Location: 2141 Spencer Court, LaGrange, KY

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

1. 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.

2. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc.

3. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.

4. Collaborates with external agents including CHR, school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions.

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

6. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc.

7. Conducts case presentations and consultations with other agencies regarding programs and services offered.

8. Formulates clinical diagnosis for both mental health and substance abuse.

9. 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 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 SCS 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

Salary: $35,568 - $41,953

Apply at: 

https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/KY---2141-Spencer-Court-LaGrange---93002/Social-Worker---Henry-Oldham-Trimble-County_JR-006748


Posted 6/10/2021

Seven Counties Services

Therapist/Social Worker

Location: 130 Joe B Hall Ave., Sheperdsville, Ky

  • Under moderate supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Will provide screening, evaluation and ongoing services for individuals at the Bullitt County Detention Center and transition/ongoing services once the individuals are able to come to the site.

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 based upon resulting 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.

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, CSW, LCSW, LMFT, Marriage and Family Therapy Associate)          

EXPERIENCE

  • Experience with SUD
  • Three to six months of related internship or practicum experience.  
  • Basic knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population group (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, treatment modes, and related issues.
  • Basic knowledge of community resources and SCS 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 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.

*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 targets

Understand role of OTRs to appropriately represent client need for services required for authorization

Salary:  $35,568 - $41,953

Apply at:

https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/KY---130-Joe-B-Hall-Ave-Shepherdsville---15003/Therapist-Social-Worker---Bullitt-County_JR-006536


Posted 6/10/2021

Seven Counties Services

Social Worker/Therapist

Location: 708 W. Magazine Street


Job Description

PURPOSE

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 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 SCS 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

Salary: 35,568 - $41,953

Appy at:

https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Social-Worker-Therapist_JR-006959


Posted 6/10/2021

Seven Counties Services

Social Worker (Brooklawn)

Location: 3121 Brooklawn Campus Drive

Purpose 

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 

1. 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. 

2. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc. 

3. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress. 

4. Collaborates with external agents including CHR, school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions. 

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

6. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc. 

7. Conducts case presentations and consultations with other agencies regarding programs and services offered. 

8. Formulates clinical diagnosis for both mental health and substance abuse. 

9. Formulates a clinical treatment plan to be followed for interventions. 

Supervisory Responsibilities                      

This position has no supervisory responsibilities 

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 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 B&B 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 

 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 

Salary: $35,568 - $41,953

Apply at:

https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/BellewoodBrooklawnCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Social-Worker_JR-007293

 


Posted 6/9/2021

St. John Center

Executive Director

St. John Center, a homeless services organization in Louisville, KY seeks an Executive Director to lead the organization during a period of historic growth. The ideal candidate will have at least five years experience in non-profit leadership with a proven skill set that includes: working with boards, enabling groups to advance a common purpose, overseeing budgets and financial planning, managing federal grant funding, an understanding of the landscape of affordable housing and homeless services, experience in the development of affordable housing, direct fundraising experience, and strong communication and networking skills. St. John Center is a 35-year old non-profit organization that provides three programs: a Street Outreach program, a Day Shelter and Social Services program, and a Permanent Supportive Housing program. St. John Center is a low-barrier shelter and in all programs practices both trauma-informed care and a Housing First approach. The Executive Director oversees a $2.5 million budget, leads a staff of 34 full and part-time employees, is responsible for strong community relationships, and serves as the main spokesperson for the organization. The Board of Directors is accepting applications for this position.

To learn more click the link below. Interested applicants should send a letter detailing relevant skills and experience, a resume, and 3 – 5 references to .


Posted 6/7/2021

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3698762&B_ID=44&fid=1&Adid=0&ssbgcolor=17143A&SearchScreenID=167&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2

SAFY of Louisville, Kentucky is seeking mission focused professionals to serve as a full time Clinical Therapist responsible for providing a range of moderately complex clinical services (diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, interventions, individual, family therapy, etc.) with children, adolescents, and identified adults.

As the Clinical Therapist you would:

Complete any identified diagnostic assessments. Develop and implement Service Treatment Plan based on assessments; Provide ongoing mental health/clinical services as needed or are required by contract; Maintain client documentation in accordance with SAFY policy, and COA standards.

Services are provided at the level of frequency, intensity and duration appropriate to maintain placement stability in a foster home. Services provided are tailored to each family's needs, problems, strengths, lifestyle and culture. Work effectively in teams to coordinate services and programming for families and children.

Develop/maintain consultative and liaison relationships with area caregivers (e.g., schools, human services agencies, etc.) in order to cultivate work relations, provide consultative services and/or promote the coordination and development of mental health services.

Establish mutually respectful rapport and implement interventions necessary to meet needs of client/collaterals; appropriately sets limits and maintains helping role as a Mental Health practitioner.

Compliance/Reporting:

Maintain accurate and professional documentation in content and appearance as required for each assigned case.

 POSITION REQUIREMENTS          

What you bring to this role:

Master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, or child & family studies is required

Licensure: CSW, LPCA, LMFTA required (may be under supervision), LMFT, LCSW, or LPCC.

One year of experience in providing treatment services to clients.

Lauren Collignon, LCSW, Treatment Director

SAFY of Louisville

1169 Eastern Parkway Suite 3364

Louisville, KY 40217

Office: 502-813-8280 Fax: 502-473-1334 Cell: 502-333-8355

wellsl@safy.org