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CURRENT LISTINGS


Posted 10/27/2021

Childplace Family Services

Therapist

Role:

A Therapist is responsible for the development and delivery of individualized therapeutic treatment plans, using evidence-based best practices to provide treatment for various social, emotional, and behavioral needs of the agency's clients. Clients may be individuals from the community, residents and families of the agency's residential treatment program, children and families in the agency's foster care program, or clients referred to the agency by the Department of Child Services for In-Home (Community Based) services.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Human Services required, with preference given to clinicians already licensed to practice in Indiana;
  • Consideration given to those who qualify to be licensed in the following areas: Marriage & Family Therapy, Social Work, Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counselor;
  • Must be at least 21 years of age;
  • Knowledge in out-of-home placements, child abuse/neglect, child & adult development, along with CBT & MI strongly preferred;
  • Strong assessment, communication, and documentation skills required.

Following an offer of employment, expectations include: background checks, basic pre-employment physical with TB skin test, motor vehicle report (for Community Based clinicians), and a signed copy of the agency values statement.

Weekly Schedule:

Full and part-time opportunities are available. Contracted work would also be considered.

Benefits and Compensation:

Range of $42,000 to $52,000 based on education and experience. Additional benefits include: flexible scheduling, toll reimbursement for Kentucky residents, an Employee Assistance Program, and a supportive work environment. Because Childplace is a Not-For-Profit 501-c-3, Childplace employees qualify for potential student loan forgiveness. Training support is offered for therapeutic modalities such as EMDR, TF-CBT, etc. Full-time employees are offered the following: paid time off; medical, dental, and vision insurance options; healthcare flexible spending account or health saving account; and company-paid life insurance and short-term disability insurance. Additional life insurance and long-term disability are also available for full-time employees to purchase.

Letters of interest should be sent to hr@childplace.org

This is our employment application:

https://childplace.org/employment-application/

Our physical address is 2420 E 10th Street Jeffersonville, IN 47130. 

Phone number 812-282-8248

 


Posted 10/11/2021

Casa de Esperanza seeks applicants for the Hands of Hope Service Year Program.  Casa de Esperanza provides residential foster care to children ages birth through six who are in crisis due to abuse, neglect or the effects of HIV.  For a complete description visit:  https://www.casahope.org/hands-of-hope-service-year-1.  Our application can be found at:  https://www.casahope.org/application-part-one  

For more information, please contact 713-529-0639.


Posted 10/6/2021

Louisville Metro Pubic Defender - Alternative Sentencing Worker (ASW)

Position Type: Full-Time
Scheduled Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:15am -4:30pm; no weekends; no on-call duties or home visits
Primary Location: Downtown-Louisville; office setting; walking distance to/from court houses and jails
Population Served: Adult men and women
Pay Rate: Salary commensurate with experience

The Louisville-Jefferson County Public Defender’s Office is a non-profit organization rendering legal services in the largest jurisdiction in the state of Kentucky to indigent adults and juveniles accused of crimes and status offenses and to those who are subjected to involuntary hospitalization due to mental illness.  The office functions as a full-service law firm providing defense representation in all state courts at every level, as well as appellate and post-conviction advocacy in both the state and federal courts. 

The Alternative Sentencing Worker (ASW) is responsible for conducting a holistic, strengths-based assessment of the client’s needs to identify services to meet underlying needs with two goals in mind: (1) to diminish the risk of later involvement with the criminal justice system; and (2) to reduce the necessity of incarceration and the exorbitant expenditures required to house people in jails and prisons when more effective and less costly alternatives exist. The ASW may also provide forensic social work services, including mitigation in conjunction with the Assistant Public Defender for the legal disposition of criminal cases. The ASW will develop either a typed or verbal Alternative Sentencing Plan (ASP) by:

  • Conducting social service needs-based assessments with justice-involved adult clients.
  • Assessing clients in an office and/or adult detention facility setting.
  • Contacting community-based providers to refer according to client’s needs.
  • Presenting professional recommendations, to the Court, which may include testifying in court.
  • Coordinating services with clients in lieu of a jail or prison sentence.

Preference will be given to applicants with an MSW/MSSW preferably from a Council on Social Work Education accredited graduate school. Applicants without an MSW/MSSW may apply.  This position and office setting is not clinical; therefore, an applicant is not required to hold a Certified Social Worker (CSW) credential or higher nor can they be supervised if obtaining hours for further licensure. Applicant must have one to two years’ experience assessing individuals for substance use disorder and/or mental health treatment needs.

The ideal applicant must possess: a desire to work with a vulnerable population; strong verbal and written skills to advocate on client’s behalf; detailed care to client case file management; disciplined self-time management; and consistent professionalism when collaborating with fellow colleagues, those in the criminal justice arena, and partnering community-based agencies.     

To apply for this position, please submit: a cover letter, a current resume, three (3) professional recommendations; one graduate school transcript and a one-page writing sample to or .


Posted 10/6/2021

Hosparus Health

Counselor 1

Position Summary:

The Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and group services to clients of the Grief Counseling Center. The Counselor continually assesses the developmental, educational, physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of clients experiencing loss due to illness, death, or other life-changing event.

Position Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in an accredited program of expressive art therapy, counseling psychology, clinical social work or related field
  • Professional licensure or certification, and state board approved clinical supervision, as required by state law
  • Minimum of one year experience in counseling, expressive therapy or counseling of bereaved persons preferred
  • Experience in group facilitation and process preferred
  • Use of technology-based tools, including electronic medical record, strongly preferred
Position Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Conducts initial and/or ongoing assessments (as appropriate) of Hosparus Health Grief Counseling Center (HGCC) clients’ needs with respect to grief and loss, including risk factors
  • Identifies unmet needs in clients’ functional, adaptation and resource states
  • Continuously assesses and identifies changing service needs, reflecting a goal-directed approach to practice
  • Identifies clients’ educational needs with respect to illness, grief, loss and coping
  • Identifies and differentiates between clients’ need for grief counseling and grief therapy
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the illness, grief and loss process, accepted standards of practice and appropriate interventions and applies them to the assessment, intervention and care-planning process
  • Identifies needs related to grief and loss and assures the development and updating of a plan of care that is current with client needs
  • Consults and collaborates with external providers of care as appropriate
  • Identifies roles for volunteer services and, as appropriate, interdisciplinary (patient) team members. (Hosparus Health clients only)
  • Initiates contact and/or responds to client contacts in a timely manner according to protocol
  • Completes assessments in a timely manner
  • Documents contacts with/on behalf of clients according to timeliness standards
  • Documents progress and related clinical information that is concise and reflect assessment, planning, intervention, follow up, evaluation and closure and that address needs reflected in the plan of care
  • Work reflects productive and efficient practice according to departmental goals and expectations
  • Demonstrates effective communication and relationship building skills with clients
  • Implements counseling interventions identified in the counseling plan of care
  • Provides goal-directed grief counseling and ensures counseling addresses specific and current needs reflected on the plan of care
  • Educates clients about illness, grief, loss and coping as appropriate
  • Demonstrates knowledge of group process and facilitation and applies it to the provision of services
  • Facilitates appropriate referrals when clients’ needs are beyond the scope of the program
  • Provides counseling to hospice patients/family members prior to death upon referral from interdisciplinary team
  • Provides pre-closure planning and closure as appropriate
  • Assists in the development, provision and evaluation of special programs and events as assigned
  • Communicates clearly, concisely and in a timely manner with team members
  • Collaborates with team members to assure coordination in delivery of care
  • Consults with Bereavement Team to develop/revise plans of care that furthers counseling goals
  • Demonstrates collaborative and collegial relationships with teams (work group, bereavement and patient care) to achieve quality outcomes
  • Evaluates progress toward goals and the effectiveness of interventions, revising plans of care to ensure current needs and specific counseling goals are identified
  • Evaluates effectiveness of individual practice, identifying and acting upon strategies to increase skill and effectiveness
  • Ensures evaluation of all services provided according to Center’s expectations
  • Participates in the evaluation of overall department functions, identifying trends and areas for improvement as appropriate
  • Acts as a professional mentor/role model
  • Serves as a professional resource for grief, loss and related concerns
  • Supervises student interns as assigned
  • Develops educational and therapeutic materials/programs as assigned to address grief, loss and related concerns

Link to application:

https://us61e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/hosparus/Posting/View/1122


Posted 10/1/2021

Seven Counties

Case Manager, 4710 Champions Trace

Under routine-to-moderate supervision, provides case management or service coordination services, promotes clients’ independence in performing activities of daily living, and empowers clients to manage their symptoms, typically completing work independently, in accordance with instructions, policies and procedures, previous training, and accepted practices, but consulting regularly with supervisor on particularly complex or otherwise challenging situations.    

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

1. Conducts and documents comprehensive assessment of client and/or client’s needs.

2. Participates in development of client’s service plan, consistent with assessment.

3. Arranges for delivery of needed services, as identified in assessment.  

4. Assists client in accessing needed services through, for example, referrals or linkages.

5. Monitors client’s progress by making referrals, tracking client’s appointments, performing follow-up on services rendered, and performing periodic reassessments of client’s changing needs.

6. Performs advocacy activities on behalf of client (e. g., writing letters to expedite entitlement payments, encouraging client or family members to advocate on own behalf). 

7. Prepares and maintains case records documenting contacts, services needed, reports, client’s progress, etc., in accordance with SCS and regulatory standards.

8. Provides case consultation (i. e., consulting with service providers/collaterals in determining client’s status and progress).

9. Communicates with supervisor about issues related to case management, resourcing, service collaboration, and development of new resources. 

10. Provides psychosocial education to clients and/or family members to increase their understanding of client’s illness, physical condition, or social situation. 

11. Performs crisis assistance (i. e., intervention on behalf of client, making arrangements for emergency referrals, coordinates other needed emergency services). 

12. May serve as Primary Case Coordinator (PCC), with volume and complexity of PCC assignments depending on incumbent’s skill and autonomy.     

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, or related field as approved by Medicaid, or as required by applicable funding source.  
  • Completion of state-required case management/service coordination course within six months of date of employment.  

EXPERIENCE

  •  ADULT DIVISION: At least one (1) year of full-time employment experience post Bachelor’s working directly with adults or ACT population (with direct daily contact) in a human service setting, with relevant Master’s degree, no experience.
  •  CHILDREN AND FAMILIES DIVISION: at least one (1) year of full-time employment experience post Bachelor’s working directly (with direct daily contact) with individuals under the age of twenty-one (21) years in a human service setting, with relevant Master’s degree, no experience.

**Education and experience requirements vary among programs.  Candidates for employment, hiring managers, and incumbents should refer to program- or team-specific job descriptions for all education and experience requirements applicable to particular case management/service coordinator job classifications.   

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Position requires lifting of 20 pounds maximum, with frequent lifting and/or carrying of items weighing up to 10 pounds, or requires significant periods of walking or standing.  
  • Frequent exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or families.  
  • Normal tasks may involve exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissue.  
  • May involve 24-hour on-call responsibilities.    
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel.    

 Interested candidates should apply on-line at:  https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Case-Manager---Adults-Division_JR-007651-1

Therapist

Location:  2105 Crums Lane

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, 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.

Interested candidates should apply on-line at:  https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Senior-Therapist_JR-007415

Principal Social Worker

2105 Crums Lane

Job Description

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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

LCSW required

1. 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.

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, including after-care plans for clients completing treatment, based upon quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.

4. 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.

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. Conducts emergency evaluations of high-risk clients to determine level of treatment indicated and arranges for hospitalization, as needed.

9. 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 SCS 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

Interested candidates should apply on-line at:  https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Principal-Social-Worker_JR-007316

 Case Manager

Location:  2105 Crums Lane

Under routine-to-moderate supervision, provides case management or service coordination services, promotes clients’ independence in performing activities of daily living, and empowers clients to manage their symptoms, typically completing work independently, in accordance with instructions, policies and procedures, previous training, and accepted practices, but consulting regularly with supervisor on particularly complex or otherwise challenging situations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

1. Conducts and documents comprehensive assessment of client and/or client’s needs.

2. Participates in development of client’s service plan, consistent with assessment.

3. Arranges for delivery of needed services, as identified in assessment.

4. Assists client in accessing needed services through, for example, referrals or linkages.

5. Monitors client’s progress by making referrals, tracking client’s appointments, performing follow-up on services rendered, and performing periodic reassessments of client’s changing needs.

6. Performs advocacy activities on behalf of client (e. g., writing letters to expedite entitlement payments, encouraging client or family members to advocate on own behalf).

7. Prepares and maintains case records documenting contacts, services needed, reports, client’s progress, etc., in accordance with SCS and regulatory standards.

8. Provides case consultation (i. e., consulting with service providers/collaterals in determining client’s status and progress).

9. Communicates with supervisor about issues related to case management, resourcing, service collaboration, and development of new resources.

10. Provides psychosocial education to clients and/or family members to increase their understanding of client’s illness, physical condition, or social situation.

11. Performs crisis assistance (i. e., intervention on behalf of client, making arrangements for emergency referrals, coordinates other needed emergency services).

12. May serve as Primary Case Coordinator (PCC), with volume and complexity of PCC assignments depending on incumbent’s skill and autonomy.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, or related field as approved by Medicaid, or as required by applicable funding source.
  • Completion of state-required case management/service coordination course within six months of date of employment.

EXPERIENCE

ADULT DIVISION: At least one (1) year of full-time employment experience post Bachelor’s working directly with adults or ACT population (with direct daily contact) in a human service setting, with relevant Master’s degree, no experience.

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES DIVISION: at least one (1) year of full-time employment experience post Bachelor’s working directly (with direct daily contact) with individuals under the age of twenty-one (21) years in a human service setting, with relevant Master’s degree, no experience.

**Education and experience requirements vary among programs. Candidates for employment, hiring managers, and incumbents should refer to program- or team-specific job descriptions for all education and experience requirements applicable to particular case management/service coordinator job classifications.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Position requires lifting of 20 pounds maximum, with frequent lifting and/or carrying of items weighing up to 10 pounds, or requires significant periods of walking or standing.
  • Frequent exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or families.
  • Normal tasks may involve exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissue.
  • May involve 24-hour on-call responsibilities.
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel.

Interested candidates should apply on-line at:  https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Senior-Case-Manager-Service-Coordinator---Adult-South_JR-007047

Principal Social Worker

Location:  4710 Champions Trace

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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

1. 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.

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, including after-care plans for clients completing treatment, based upon quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.

4. 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.

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. Conducts emergency evaluations of high-risk clients to determine level of treatment indicated and arranges for hospitalization, as needed.

9. 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 SCS 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.

Interested candidates should apply on-line at:  https://sevencounties.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SevenCountiesCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Principal-Therapist---Adult-Division-East_JR-006910


Posted 9/30/2021

UofL Health - Peace Hospital Adult Outpatient Center, Mental Health Therapist II

This position is responsible for providing direct clinical co-occurring behavioral health and substance use services to adult patients and families. This is a group therapy based program with adjunctive family therapy, individual therapy, psychoeducation, discharge planning and coordinating with community and/or other behavioral health agencies for aftercare services.

Full-time first shift position at the Peace Hospital Adult Outpatient Center on the campus of Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
Position requires in independent license (e.g., LCSW, LPCC, LMFT)
Full job description and online job application can be found at https://careers-uoflhealth.icims.com/jobs/21638/mental-health-therapist-ii%2c-psychiatric-op%2c-uofl-health-peace-hospital%2c-full-time%2c-first-shift/job

UofL health - Peace Hospital Adult Outpatient Center, Mental health Therapist II

This position is responsible for providing direct clinical co-occurring behavioral health and substance use services to adult patients and families. Therapist will provide a variety of services, including screening, assessment, individual therapy, family therapy, psychoeducation, discharge planning and coordinating with community and/or other behavioral health agencies for aftercare services.

Full-time, first shift position that will be embedded in two UofL Health Primary Care offices, splitting time between a Bullitt County and a Dixie Highway Primary Care offices.

Position requires in independent license (e.g., LCSW, LPCC, LMFT)

Full job description and online job application can be found at https://careers-uoflhealth.icims.com/jobs/21729/mental-health-therapist-ii%2c-psychiatric-op%2c-uofl-health-peace-hospital%2c-full-time%2c-first-shift/job


Posted 9/30/2021

CAREGIVER 

Pay- Up to 14.50$ per hour

Contact - Kathleen Wright- Retention and Engagement Coordinator

                Bryan Pearl- General Manager 

Areas- Clark/Floyd Counties of Southern Indiana 

Daytime, evening and overnight assignments available now! You pick the days and times you want to work!

Why choose Home Instead? It's our vision to help others, enhance lives and truly make a positive difference for our clients, their families and our employees. People are at the heart of our business and we're working very hard to be one of the best places to work! To us, that means providing our CAREGivers with meaningful work, fostering a work environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork, recognizing each employee as a unique individual with dreams and goals, and living our core values every day. Check out our Facebook page at HomeInsteadNewAlbany for real CAREGiver testimonials.


Posted 9/24/2021

Catholic Charities

Intensive Case Management Caseworker

Non-Exempt Status, Job Grade 5, Reports to: Specialized programs Coordinator

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position works as a caseworker for the Preferred Communities (PC) Program. This position’s responsibility is to help PC clients reach their individual goals while empowering them to achieve stability in their lives. Goals may include establishing doctors, ensuring proper medical insurance, resolving medical bills, enrolling in SSI program, changing their legal status, finding low-income housing, accessing Public benefits, etc. The assigned ICM caseload will includes those with complex medical or mental health conditions, elderly and/or disabled, single mothers, survivors of domestic violence, and LGBTI individuals. The overarching goal of the PC program is to support refugees and Spanish Speaking Clients with additional needs as they overcome barriers to employment, health, language proficiency, financial stability, and overall adjustment to life in the U.S.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS:

  1. Assesses and creates service plans with clients by obtaining relevant history, collecting and evaluating information, and providing appropriate referrals as needed and work closely with clients on barrier removal, one-on-one and/or in group settings
  2. Maintains client-related documentation standards by preparing and completing in a timely manner all required records and reports for all assigned clients in all data management systems (Computerized case notes, physical file documentation, MRIS etc.)
  3. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, state and national trainings and conferences, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  1. Actively participate in the Elderly Program, a joint partnership that provides social services and ESL to elderly refugees. Help to coordinate citizenship attainment for elderly caseload
  2. Assist medically-eligible and elderly clients to apply for SSI and follow-up on progress of applications as appropriate
  3. Coordinate referrals related to immigration and legal services, DCBS and Health Care clinics
  4. Provide support for homelessness prevention and housing management issues including landlord-tenant liaison services
  5. Provide support for family crisis management including assistance with referrals to domestic violence services  
  6. Assist clients in identifying and addressing current financial opportunities and challenges, while providing a holistic perspective on overall financial stability in order to help clients move towards proactive financial management and long-term success
  1. All other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This work is performed in an office setting with moderate noise due to computers, printers, and people moving about and out in the community.

EFFORT:

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift/move up to 25 lbs. and assist regularly with moving furniture, clothing, and household furnishings
  • Specific vision abilities include close and distant vision
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to travel frequently within the community
  • Ability to accurately examine and analyze information

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:
telephone, computer, printer, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, scanner, and shredder

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelor’s degree in social services or related field

1-2 years of relevant work experience, preferably with immigrant and/or refugee populations

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must possess reliable personal vehicle and be willing to use personal vehicle transporting clients to various locations within the service area if an agency vehicle is not available.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
  • Be able to work under pressure, handle stressful situations, and have good communication skills to interact successfully with colleagues, clients, volunteers, and service providers.
  • Be able to set boundaries with clients and be professional and compassionate.
  • If English is the second language, the person must have acceptable proficiency in listening and reading comprehension as well as oral and written communication in English.     
  • Be able to work flexible hours including nights and weekends.
  • Must be people oriented and relate to a varied ethnic populations.
  • Must be able to maintain the confidentiality of any information she/he encounters
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
Contact:

 

Darko Mihaylovich, MBA

Director of Programs, Catholic Charities

2911 South Fourth Street

Louisville, KY 40208

(502) 637-9786 ext. 308  http://www.cclou.org/


Posted 9/24/2021

Catholic Charities

Associate Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Exempt Status, Job grade:6, Reports to: Director of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Associate Long-Term Care Ombudsman is certified to visit in long-term care facilities in the KIPDA District to improve the quality of life for those residents. She/he will protect the rights and dignity of nursing home residents.

In keeping with the Mission and Vision of Catholic Charities of Louisville, the Associate Long-Term Care Ombudsman demonstrates the Values of the agency: Welcome, Empower and Strengthen.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND TASKS:

  1. Investigate and resolve complaints by the resident and/or family member to the satisfaction of the resident.
  2. Adhere to the responsibilities set forth by KIPDA and Lincoln Trail.
  3. Visit long-term care facilities in the KIPDA and Lincoln Trail Districts.
  4. Follow the Policies and Procedures of Catholic Charities and the Archdiocese of Louisville.
  5. Other related tasks as assigned by supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This work is performed in an office setting with moderate noise due to computers, printers, and people moving about and out in the community visiting long-term care facilities.

EFFORT:

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time
  • Specific vision abilities include close and distant   vision
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to travel: frequently within the community
  • Ability to accurately examine and analyze information

MACHINES,  TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:

Telephone, computer, printer, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, scanner, and  shredder

EDUCATION  AND EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree is preferred. The completion of 2 years of undergraduate studies is required or the equivalent years of experience in assessing and dealing with long-term care needs of the  elderly can be substituted  at the discretion of the state LTCO.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job. 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must enjoy working with the elderly
  • Must represent Catholic Charities in a positive manner in dress and presentation when meeting the public and demonstrate good networking skills
  • Must be able to communicate well verbally and in writing with colleagues, superiors, clients, and community personnel
  • Must be a good listener
  • Must have valid driver's license and reliable personal transportation
  • Must be proficient in PC skills including Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel plus Outlook and databases
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information
Contact:
  • Darko Mihaylovich, MBA

    Director of Programs, Catholic Charities

    2911 South Fourth Street

    Louisville, KY 40208

    (502) 637-9786 ext. 308  http://www.cclou.org/

 


Posted 9/17/2021

Gastineau Human Services Corporation

Masters Level Counselor

Hourly range: 28.98 to 40.73 (unlicensed)—higher once licensed in Alaska

Come work in Alaska!  Outpatient Substance Abuse Clinic seeking Masters Level Counselor.  We primarily serve clients who are involved in the criminal justice system.  Duties include providing biopsychosocial assessments, formulating treatment plans, conducting individual, group and family therapy.  GHS is a small organization that acknowledges your work and the skills you bring to the agency.  Alaska state licensure preferred, however, this can attained in the future.  Supervisory sessions provided for licensure.  Excellent benefits and salary.  Relocation assistance as applicable.

Website: Gastineau Human Services Corporation | Strengthening our community one life at a time (ghscorp.org)

Contact person:   or call:  907-780-3024

Employment application on website, identify position as Masters Level Counselor


Posted 9/16/2021

Christian Care Communities

Positions Available!

Human Resources Manager - Click Here for application and position information

Social Services Director CHC - Click Here for application and position information

Christian Care Communities

12710 Townepark Way, Louisville, KY 40243

ChristianCareCommunities.org

Enhancing the Journey of Life for over 135 Years


Posted 9/14/2021

Altruist Group

Please CLICK HERE for employment opportunities!


Posted 9/14/2021

Dismas Charities INC.

Substance abuse Counselors.  Certified

Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADS) Preferred

Our St. Ann’s program is currently hiring qualified Substance Use Counselors.  

Requires a 4-year degree.  Starting pay for non CADC’s is $15 with a CADC starting at $18 and a CADC post two years’ experience and a KY Board approved clinical supervisor at $20 per hour.

Dismas serves as the primary re-entry point for over 8,000 men and women returning to society from state and federal prisons each year.  

Through specialized and evidence-based programming, our residents become responsible, productive employees and taxpaying citizens helping local businesses and economies improve.  

We believe that healing the human spirit of individuals changes communities and the world.  We focus on healing that spirit through forgiveness and restoration in a therapeutic community setting.   

We welcome you to join us in this vital and rewarding work. You can view a list of our current job openings and apply today at dismas.applicantpool.com.


Posted 9/8/2021

MANDALA HOUSE, A PREMIER GROUP PRACTICE IN LOUISVILLE, CURRENTLY HAS OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR MASTER’S-LEVEL CLINICIANS

Interested candidates should have a broad range of experience. Specialization with adults, couples, LGBTQ+, and groups is a plus

LICENSED POSITIONS
Salary: Starting at $50,000
Start Date: Immediate openings
● Outpatient individual, adolescent, couples, and family therapy
● Opportunities to work with a diverse patient group and clinical needs
● Extensive clinical opportunities and patient management and/or on-boarding
● Weekly staff consultation
● Additional training and supervision opportunities

Requirements for Licensed Clinicians:
● Master’s degree from an accredited MSW, MFT, LPC, or M.Ed. program
● Active independent license in good standing with relevant Kentucky Board
BENEFITS: For full-time candidates
● W-2 employment status
● Competitive salary
● Competitive PTO, vacation benefit
● Medical, dental, and vision coverage (50% of monthly premium paid)
● 401(k) retirement plan with a company match (available after first year)
● Short-term disability (STD)
● Life insurance
● Liability/malpractice insurance coverage
● In-house continuing education
● Paid registration to annual Kentucky Psychological Association Conference
● Outstanding billing and administrative support
● A warm, supportive, and collegial environment with a beautiful workspace
● Flexible work hours conducive to work-life balance
● Family-supportive and community-minded workplace
● No weekends required

Mandala House is an established, interdisciplinary group practice providing adult and adolescent outpatient mental health services, as well as training and research, in the Irish Hill neighborhood area near downtown Louisville. We offer psychotherapy to individuals, partners, families, and groups as well as assessment and psychiatric services. We work with a diverse clinical population within an environment that appreciates system dynamics and mind-body connections. We strive to provide best-practice care guided by science and clinical wisdom. We are committed to providing and maintaining an LGBTQ+ and BIPOC-affirming environment for both patients and staff.

Mandala House is proud to be a setting that promotes workplace longevity and long-term stability. We encourage you to visit us at www.mandalalouisville.com to learn more about our practice and the reasons for our success.



Posted 9/8/2021


PROGRAM:        Addiction Recovery Services                      STATUS: Full and part-time
POSITION:          Recovery Support Technician
REPORTS TO:    Recovery Support Supervisor/Peer Support Supervisor

FUNCTION:
The Recovery Support Technician is responsible for monitoring the functional operations of the residential program and facility.  The Recovery Support Technician’s primary responsibility is safety and security of programs and clients.

KNOW HOW:
The position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.  Two years post-secondary education preferred.  Two years prior experience in a treatment facility (or other specialized knowledge and experience) preferred.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.  Must have ability to be CPR/First Aid certified, upon 30 days of employment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Satisfactory criminal records check.
  2. Satisfactory sex crimes records check.
  3. Driver’s license preferred.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:

  1. Maintain operational control of the facility in the absence of senior staff.
  2. Insure client’s compliance with Volunteers of America policies and house rules.
  3. Maintain chronological written records of events that occur during the shift.
  4. Maintain client sign-in/sign-out log.
  5. Make periodic tours of the facility and its grounds.
  6. Monitor number of clients in facility and their behavior, hourly.
  7. Complete required documentation.
  8. Attend training and clinical supervision.
  9. Provide transportation.
  10. Provide childcare.
  11. Observe and report maintenance needs and safety hazards.
  12. Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) duties as assigned by supervision & PQI Committee.

EFFECT ON END RESULTS:

  1. To ensure that clients adhere to program guidelines and expectations.
  2. To maintain proper documentation.
  3. To assist clinical team in delivery of program services
  4. To model agency core values of integrity, compassion, diversity, commitment & justice to all internal and external contacts.

Approved by:    
Effective Date: 11/15/2011

Revision Date: 2/1/2020    
Exempt:            Non-Exempt:   X     
Internally Developed Trainings for ALL Employees to Take Annually:

New Employee Orientation PowerPoint, Video, & Test
Blood Borne Pathogens Video & Test
The Plus of Us Diversity Training for Employees & Test
Basic Behavior Support Mgmt Training
Agency Policy Manual Review & Post-Test
HR Policy Manual Review & Post-Test
PQI Orientation PowerPoint & Test
Customer Service PowerPoint, Video & Test
COA Organization-Wide Training & Test
Emergency Preparedness & Response Plan

Reginald Miller | HR Recruiter |(He/Him)

Volunteers of America Mid-States
Serving Kentucky, Tennessee, Clark and Floyd Counties in Indiana, and West Virginia
570 South Fourth Street | Suite 100 | Louisville, Kentucky, 40202

502-636-4650 Desk | 502-636-5388 FAX | www.voamid.org