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Posted 1/22/2018

ElderServe

Court Social Worker

Summary:

This position reports to the Social Services Manager.

The Court Social Worker acts as the agency appointed court‐ordered guardian for disabled older adults. The Court Social Worker acts as legal guardian making all legal, medical, financial and personal decisions for disabled older adults.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct financial services to clients by monitoring income and expenses, budgeting needs of clients, including payment of bills, in conjunction with agency program outcomes.
  • Assists clients in accessing needed services or benefits, including referrals to other agencies, such as, but not limited to food stamps, medical assistance and Medicaid, housing, seasonal programs and mental health services.
  • Maintains regular contact with clients making home visits as necessary.
  • Maintain timely case records and current budget worksheets for disbursement of clients’ funds.
  • Provides informal education to clients, in budgeting, self‐help skills, and knowledge of appropriate resources.
  • Participates in patient care conferences for clients in long term care facilities and in multi‐disciplinary team conferences to ensure clients’ care needs are met.
    • Consults with treating doctors, nurses, specialists, hospital staff, to evaluate appropriateness of treatment, placement, and level of care.
    • Authorizes all medical treatment, including DNR, with required documentation when appropriate.
    • Assist in researching client assets, including, but not limited to, insurance, funeral, CD’s, bonds, vehicles and all personal and real property.
    • Gathers and documents information required for accurate court reporting, including 60 day inventory, and annual reports to the court.
    • Takes appropriate action to protect and preserve clients’ estate.
    • Liquidates estate as necessary so funds are available for continued care of the client.
    • Makes funeral arrangements when needed.
    • Assists in court or legal involvement including preparation of affidavits, testifying in court, communication with officers of the court, adult protective services, and law enforcement.
      • Contacts client family when indicated, through letters, telephone contacts, and office conferences; establish visitation schedules when indicated and in the best interest of the client.
      • Develops and maintains effective working relationships to ensure multidisciplinary approach to case management.
      • Maintains an understanding of community resources and availability.
      • Provides timely and accurate documentation and reporting on all services and clients, as required.

Division of Responsibilities

50% of time dedicated to direct services to crime victims, providing information and referral to support services.

 Educational/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Social Work, Psychology, Gerontology or related degree AND two years’ experience in related field.
  • Experience working with older adults and ability to engage, empower and support people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of area resources and ability to refer and assist clients and families to obtain needed services.
  • Ability to be self‐directed and self‐sufficient, yet work cooperatively with members of a team.
  • Ability to handle large caseloads and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to think critically in stressful or crisis situations.
  • Interest in professional development.
    • Demonstrates clinical skills necessary to provide individual, family and group counseling as clinical need is demonstrated.
    • Ability to be self‐directed and self‐sufficient, yet work cooperatively with members of a team.
    • Ability to handle large caseloads and work well under pressure.
    • Ability to think critically in stressful or crisis situations.
    • Interest in professional development.
    • Demonstrates clinical skills necessary to provide individual, family and group counseling as clinical need is demonstrated.

Minimum proficiencies in technology:

  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Must be familiar with web‐based databases.
  • Must be proficient in using the Internet and Online search engines.

 

Other position requirements and/or preferences (certifications, reliable transportation, specialized knowledge, travel/security requirements, etc.)

 Required:

  • Reliable transportation and automobile insurance
  • Signed Confidentiality agreement Pass criminal background check Pass drug test
  • Must be able to attend statewide meetings/trainings

 Work environment:

Normal hours at ElderServe's administrative offices are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, with 30 minutes for lunch. However, because of the nature of the position, flexibility with the hours is required. The dress code is business casual.

Interested applicants should e-mail their resumes to, HR Supervisor.


Posted 1/17/2018

55,000 Degrees

Student Success Coordinator

Website:  http://www.55000degrees.org/5992-2/

Job Summary

55,000 Degrees seeks a Student Success Coordinator who will play a pivotal role in ensuring more Jefferson County Public School graduates pursue their dream of a college education. 55K is a partner of the Louisville Promise, a commitment that every child in Louisville is prepared for college, career, and a successful, productive life. This position will coordinate with the “Rise Together” initiative focused on students from Louisville’s “Zones of Hope,” with support from Lumina Foundation and its designation of Louisville as a “Talent Hub”.

The Student Success Coordinator will help build institutional capacity at Jefferson Community and Technical College and at Simmons College to assist students in addressing non-academic and emergency barriers to student persistence and success.  This coordinator will build a knowledge base of and connections to existing resources at the college(s) and in the community that address basic needs (food, shelter, clothing, health and mental health), and will establish processes for referral and tracking of support utilization while serving as a resource to both students and faculty/staff.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but are not be limited to:

  • Establish a presence on the JCTC downtown and technical campuses
  • Establish a presence at Simmons College
  • Develop a knowledge base of college resources
  • Build a network of community resources that address basic needs (food, shelter, clothing)
  • Build a network of community partners that support academic success
  • Develop referral processes for college students to better access community resources
  • Follow up on referrals to ensure connections are made and quality service is provided
  • Provide feedback to JCTC and Simmons
  • Track student utilization of success coordinator and of support services
  • Track success of students utilizing services 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The Student Success Coordinator will have at minimum a BA or BS degree, and at least two years of work experience, in social work, counseling or other education fields. A master’s degree is preferred. In addition, candidates must have:

  • Experience related to the provision of holistic student support services at the 2- or 4- year postsecondary level, or as a service provider in social or health services or a closely related field.
  • Commitment to inclusive excellence and the demonstrated ability to develop mentoring relationships with a diverse student population
  • Demonstrated knowledge of postsecondary and/or community-based systems of support 
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and a willingness to adapt quickly in order to serve the needs of students
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and attending to detail
  • Ability to build relationship and connections between individuals and systems that can help support students in need
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills

Compensation:

The Community Foundation of Louisville serves as the fiscal sponsor of 55,000 Degrees. The position is a professional, full-time, exempt staff assignment and will be eligible to participate in the Community Foundation of Louisville’s Employee Health and Benefits Plan as set forth in the Foundation’s personnel policies. Compensation will be commensurate with skill level and experience. 

This is a grant-funded position, with an anticipated end date of December 31, 2020. Although the grant is expected to end on that date, we will seek to identify sustainable funding so that this position’s tenure might be extended. 

About 55,000 Degrees: 

55K, a cross-sector partnership committed to increasing education attainment in Greater Louisville, is a partner of the Louisville Promise. Louisville Promise is a community effort to remove persistent barriers to student success and college attainment. This work will take two forms.

  • A scholarship available to every JCPS graduate that makes at least a two-year college degree affordable and achievable.
  • An unprecedented coalition of community, government and education organizations who will work together in new and innovative ways to ensure every student gets the supports and opportunities they need to succeed, cradle to career.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to info@55000degrees.org. Initial screenings will begin January 29 and interested applicants are encouraged to submit their resume by that date. 


Posted 1/17/2018

Department of Community Based Services

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!

EXCITING CAREERS WITH THE DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES

The mission of the Department for Community Based Services is to build an effective and efficient system of care with Kentucky's citizens and communities to:

  • Reduce poverty, adult and child maltreatment, and their effects;
  • Advance person and family self-sufficiency, recovery, and resiliency;
  • Assure all children have safe and nurturing homes and communities; and Recruit and retain a workforce and partners that operate with integrity and transparency.

 New jobs are posted each day and can be viewed at https://careers.ky.gov.

 Salary and job requirements can also be viewed on the website. You must set-up an account, complete the online application, and apply for each position of interest. Jobs are posted for ten days and can be removed at any time. The website is updated daily so check back often. 


 

Posted 1/9/2018

Family Health Centers

FHC Homeless Case Manager

The position of FHC Homeless Case Manager will be open for application starting  January 7th at www.louisvilleky.gov/government/human-resources.

Louisville Metro Civil Service Board (Referral Agency)

       POSITION TITLE:                              FHC HOMELESS CASE MANAGER

                                                                           Class Code 263300

               TYPE OF EXAMINATION:                Open Competitive

               POSITION LOCATION:                    Family Health Centers

               DATE & TIME OF EXAM:                 N/A

               POSITION SALARY:                          $15.97 per hour

               FILING DEADLINE:                           January 23, 2018

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:  (These statements are intended to be illustrations of the work of this class.)

Conducts on-site visits to areas frequented by homeless persons to identify those in need of case management services.

Performs client assessments to determine physical, social and emotional needs.

Develops individual client service plans and documents client/worker activity.

Conducts home visits to clients in temporary and permanent housing.

Makes referrals, accompanies clients, and/or provides transportation to service providers.

Monitors the delivery and outcome of services provided to clients by medical facilities, social services agencies, and community resources.

Assists clients in obtaining medical and financial entitlements and benefits.

Helps clients utilize community resources, develop independent living skills, and become reintegrated into the community.

Provides crisis intervention as necessary.

Identifies gaps in homeless services and develops program plans to meet these needs.

Completes documentation required by appropriate funding sources.

Participates in staff and community meetings.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or closely related field.

Two years of experience working with substance abusers, the seriously mentally ill, persons in extreme poverty, or homeless persons.

An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted as determined applicable by Civil Service.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Spends prolonged periods of time standing and walking over various types of inner city terrain.

 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid driver’s license.

Must provide own transportation.

POSITION SELECTION PROCESS:                                             PLACE OF APPLICATION: 

(As established by Chief Examiner)                                        www.louisvilleky.gov

                                                                                                                         EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:             100%                                                                

____________________________

                                                                                                                        Ernestine Booth-Henry, Acting Director

                                                                                                                        Louisville Metro Civil Service Board

 


 


Posted 1/8/2018

Job Description:

The incumbent works as a Child Services Family Case Manager within a Local County Office of the Department of Child Services (DCS).  The purpose of the position is to protect children from abuse and neglect and either maintain or reunify families whenever possible and, when in the best interest of the child, to achieve a permanent home or independent living for children unable to be reunited with their families in a timely manner.  The incumbent reports to either a Family Case Manager Supervisor 4 in the larger counties or to the County DCS Director in smaller counties.

 Responsibilities:

  •  Investigates reported incidents of child abuse, neglect or dependency, makes determination of whether or not the incident is substantiated and develops recommendations to a Juvenile Court or County Director for disposition.
  • Assesses safety and level of risk to the child for additional injury or harm, including whether the child is in imminent danger, and may remove the child from the family as the situation warrants; places child in a protected environment.
  • Performs needs assessments to determine treatment options for families and children evaluated to be abused/neglected or referred by law enforcement, other social service agencies or schools as a possible in need of services (CHINS).
  • Testifies in either a Juvenile or Criminal Court of Law concerning the needs of the families and children that are assigned to the incumbent’s caseload, the families’ ability to remedy the abusive/neglectful situation, or concerning alleged criminal activities of a parent or other perpetrator.
  • Makes recommendations to the court for the return of children to their families, following assessment of safety or risk to the child throughout the life of the case.
  • Prepares pre-dispositional, dispositional and progress reports to the courts, maintains case files and develops briefing reports for the community child protection team, in-office case staffings or external provider staffings.
  • Develops “informal adjustment” plans with families and children in their home to divert children from the juvenile justice system and meet the “least intrusive intervention” standard.
  • Develops case plans collaboratively with families to assist them in becoming more self-sufficient in a safe and nurturing environment and to ensure a permanent home for the child. This plan must be developed in a manner that recognizes unique needs and the diverse backgrounds of the children and their families. Revises case plan as needed to meet the dynamic needs of the child and family.
  • Monitors treatment plans of contractual service providers to determine if they are consistent with the case plan.
  • Develops discharge/transition programming to assist families and children to attain and maintain self-sufficiency in a safe environment.
  • Assesses the service capability of residential treatment programs and providers to ensure that they meet the needs of children and their families.
  • Accepts on-call responsibility periodically to receive and investigate allegations of child abuse/neglect.
  • Coordinates local service delivery for a family or children to assist them towards the establishment of a safe and stable home for children.
  • Counsels families regarding the social needs and skills of families and children.
  • Conducts home studies, family histories and recommends placement for adoption to an adoption team and assumes lead role in decision making regarding the family to be selected to adopt the child.
  • Visits children in out-of-home placements to coordinate family reunification, adoption or independent living efforts.
  • Maintains data which provides management an opportunity to evaluate family and children needs on a trend analysis basis.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • You will be required to use your personal vehicle for work-related travel and transportation of children.
  • You will most likely be required to work over the “normal” schedule, including being on-call.
  • When you are “on-call”, there is a mandatory response time of one hour or less from the time you are notified of a call.
  • You may be required to work from more than one location during a given work week which may include travel to a specified region.
  • You may be required to fly to other states with possible overnight stays.
  • You will be required to maintain a valid drivers’ license and appropriate automobile insurance coverage at all times.

 Hire Salary:

Starting salary for this position is $1298.00 bi-weekly or $33,748 annually. All applicants will be hired in at the starting salary. Upon successful completion of the 12-week cohort training, the salary will be increased at the beginning of the following pay period to $1376.00 bi-weekly or to $35,776 annually.

 Benefits:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plans and accrued leave.

 Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 The Indiana Department of Child Services is a drug free work place.  Candidates are subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol testing.

 title of organization and the job title:

Indiana Department of Child Services, Region 18 Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington Counties (Cities Jeffersonville, New Albany, Corydon, Scottsburg, Salem, Indiana)

  • whether full or part-time, or seasonal/contract position

Full-Time

  • eligibility requirements for the position

Preferred Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university required.  At least 15 semester hours or 21 quarter hours in child development; criminology; criminal justice; education; healthcare; home economics; psychology; guidance and counseling; social work; or sociology required (copy of transcript must accompany the application or must be submitted at the time of interview if granted).

 Training:

This position requires completion of a mandatory 9 week training at the Child Welfare Training Institute, located in Indianapolis.  All classroom based modules will occur at the Institute, with several “Transfer of Learning” days happening at your local office. 

 contact information (name, address, phone, fax), so an applicant can submit their letter of interest

Applicants are required to submit their application on the State of Indiana Job Bank located at http://workforindiana.gov search for job id 613140 or click the hyperlink below. 

https://hr.gmis.in.gov/psc/hrprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE&Action=A&SiteId=1&FolderPath=PORTAL_ROOT_OBJECT.HC_HRS_CE_GBL2&IsFolder=false&IgnoreParamTempl=FolderPath


 

   

 

Posted 1/5/2018

ASC I Paid Intern 2018

Overview

Family & Children's Place is an equal opportunity employer and a private non-profit organization whose mission is to help end the trauma of sexual abuse for thousands of area children, keep families intact, help parents nurture newborns despite major life-changing situations, and provide to children and family members the emotional support necessary to maintain family stability.  Each of these families is better positioned to contribute to a healthier overall community, thanks to Family & Children's Place services.  For more information on Family & Children's Place, please visit our website at www.familyandchildrensplace.org. EOE/M/F/D/V

Job Summary

Family & Children’s Place is offering 435 hours of paid internship in the Family and School Services department. This position will participate in all aspects of operating an after school program for middle school youth, and receive hands-on experience needed for a career in youth development. The intern will divide time between the Family & Children’s Place main campus in Louisville and Hazelwood Middle School in New Albany, Indiana, and must provide own transportation.

Screening Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Child Abuse and Neglect check, pre-employment drug and TB screens

Applications can be made through Indeed.com or directly to rfenwick@famchildplace.org

 


Posted 1/5/2017

Transformations:  Hope for Today’s Families

Title:  Behavioral Health Professional under Clinical Supervision

Location:  Jefferson County and surrounding Counties

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

Transformations is looking for organized, dependable practitioners who are looking to expand their practice skills while providing services to a wide range of clientele in a home-based setting. 

Transformations’ offers a full-time and part-time comprehensive supervision track for Certified Social Workers that includes the cost of supervision, flexible scheduling options, professional liability insurance, and electronic medical record keeping.

For additional information please contact Chris Bruggman at 502-424-2562 or.


Posted 12/19/2017

The Coalition for the Homeless

Housing Manager and Single Point of Entry Manager positions available

Housing Manager
The Coalition for the Homeless is seeking a full-time, salaried employee to lead housing management activities for homeless persons accessing supportive housing.  Duties include conducting calculating and collecting rents, tenant counseling, managing leases, working with and recruiting landlords and managing paperwork for leases and lease payments.  Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree or experience working with homeless persons.  Basic computer skills are also important to fulfill the job.  Some supervision may be included with the position. Interested applicants should submit their resume to:  , 1300 S. 4th St., Ste. 250, Louisville, KY  40208.

Position: Housing Manager
Pay: $35,000-$45,000
Benefits: health insurance, life and disability plus SEP plan

See the full job description here: http://louhomeless.org/coalition-job-announcements/.

Single Point of Entry Manager
The Coalition for the Homeless is seeking a full-time salaried employee to manage the Single Point of Entry call center. Duties include answering phones and meeting with walk-ins seeking shelter in the Louisville emergency shelter system.  Must be able to work with people in crisis situations and weekend hours are required. Applicants must have reliable transportation.  They should have a bachelor’s degree or experience working with homeless persons.  Familiarity with computer databases is also important to fulfill the job.  Interested applicants should submit their resume to:  , 1300 S. 4th St., Ste. 250, Louisville, KY  40208.

Position: Single Point of Entry Manager
Pay: $30,000-$32,000
Benefits: health insurance, life and disability plus SEP plan

See the full job description here: http://louhomeless.org/coalition-job-announcements/.


Posted 12/13/2017

Bridgehaven

Psych Rehab Specialist II

Position Summary: Directs and coordinates psychiatric rehabilitation (psych rehab) and recovery services provided to an assigned caseload of members, documents service planning and evaluates service effectiveness in member goal attainment. Provides individual and group therapy. Collaborates with all internal and external service providers.  In all job functions, promotes responsiveness to strengths, abilities, needs and preferences of the member and advocates for members when applicable.

Full time position available. Requires LCSW, APRN or Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Minimum of three years’ experience with SMI population, prefer experience with dually diagnosed SMI and substance abuse.  Benefits included (health, dental, FSA, life insurance, 401K, free parking).

Bridgehaven Mental Health Services

ATTN:    Gloria Everidge, Primary Clinician Team Lead

950 South First Street

Louisville, KY 40203

502-585-9444

Resumes and cover letters may be e-mailed to 


Posted 12/11/17

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities

Director of Supported Living (SLP)

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

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

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


Posted 11/12/17

The Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana

Veteran Services Coordinator

Agency Description: The Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana is an independent affiliate of the National Epilepsy Foundation operating as a charitable 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization, devoted to improving the lives of children, adults, and veterans living with and impacted by epilepsy and seizure disorders. The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.
 
Position Overview:  This is a full-time position and reports to the Executive Director.  The Veteran Services Coordinator is responsible for the Foundation’s signature program, Operation Outreach. This position was developed to serve our veteran community and those who provide educational and support services in medical and mental health settings to veterans living with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) throughout Kentucky.
 
Essential Job Functions:
•    Assist veterans and their families in navigating the medical and rehabilitation maze as they seek appropriate medical and mental health care for their traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
•    Develop strong working relationships with medical professionals at both Universities of Kentucky and Louisville neurology and psychology departments, the VA Hospitals in Lexington and Louisville, regional clinics, etc.
•    Work directly with the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs and members of the Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Affairs committee keeping them abreast of the work being done through Operation Outreach, as the Foundation provides support and service to veterans and their families affected by neurological and mental health conditions being addressed.    
•     Advocate for veterans impacted by TBI, PTE, and PTSD when barriers prevent them from accessing appropriate benefits and services, or are discriminated against because of these conditions.   
•    Stay abreast on the work being done at our regional VA Epilepsy Centers of Excellence (ECoE) in Durham, NC on cutting edge and current support services available to support and educate Kentucky’s veterans.
•    Build relationships with KY National Guards and Reserve units, veteran service organizations and other groups serving veterans.
•    Design, implement, and facilitate quarterly Battle Brain FX educational seminars throughout Kentucky to medical and mental health providers and veterans impacted by the targeted conditions.  
•    Manage and build upon the success of the annual Kentucky Veterans of the Year banquet, and lend support to the Indiana Veterans of the Year Banquet, which is volunteer driven.  
•    Maintain social media outlets of Operation Outreach, including website, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.  
•    Track services provided to show this program is a valuable asset to Kentucky and, more importantly, to its Veterans.  
•    Maintain client and program records of all services provided including phone contacts, correspondence and reports.
•    Attend national Epilepsy Foundation conferences when session topics pertain.  
•    Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
 
Other duties:
Assist with all Foundation fundraising activities
Prepare reports as required to the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana Board of Directors and the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs
Responsible for travel throughout the state of Kentucky
Some nights and weekends required
 
Other Skills/Abilities:
Team oriented individual
Proficient experience with MS Office
Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
 
Credentials:
Veteran strongly preferred with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with three years experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience    
Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Strong communications and public speaking skills
Self-motivator and team player   
Strong writing skills
Experience with successful grant writing a plus
Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record and pass drug testing

FLSA Status Exempt - Position provides competitive salary and benefits package
 
If interested in this position, please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirement to dmcgrath@efky.org or fax to 502-637-4440.  


Deb McGrath, Executive Director/Co-Founder
Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana, Kosair Charities Centre            
982 Eastern Pkwy                    
Louisville, KY  40217
Direct Line 502.907.1532, Office 502.637.4440, Fax - 502.637.4442
http://efky.org        


                              
Posted 11/27/17

Job Title:                     Day Program Direct Support Professional

Location:                     Hikes Point and Springdale areas, Louisville, KY

Department:               Centers for Professional Development (CFPD)

FLSA Status:                Hourly/Non-exempt

Reports to:                  CFPD Manager

Summary

The Day Program DSP will assist in managing the day-to-day activities of Apple Patch Centers for personal Development.  This job includes instruction of individuals with intellectual disabilities in a classroom setting and/or being responsible for community outings and other areas as instructed.

Organizational Duties and Responsibilities

1.  Supports the mission, vision, and philosophy of Apple Patch.  Facilitates and supports the implementation of policies and procedures.

2.  Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others by exhibiting:  Individual maturity, respect for others, a team-centered approach, maintenance of confidential information, and an appreciation of a multicultural workplace.

4.  Exhibits effective communication skills.

5.  Participates in appropriate professional development programs to attain and maintain competency. 

6.  Effectively manages financial and physical resources to achieve Apple Patch's objectives. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. In collaboration with the Manager, develops and maintains a schedule of day program activities.
  2. Assists clients in the development of daily living, social, recreational and leisure skills.
  3. Assist in organizing and managing group outings in the community.
  4. Follows habilitation plans for each individual client.
  5. Manages group behavior.
  6. Maintains a daily log of participant progress and activities.
  7. Completes other documentation as required.
  8. Works collaboratively with other members of The Apple Patch Community staff.
  9. Turns in monthly syllabuses in a timely manner.
  10. Exhibits regular and punctual attendance.
  11. 11.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

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

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED required.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a human services field preferred.

Previous experience working with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities preferred.

Must possess a current and valid driver’s license with an insurable driving record.

Must have general knowledge of PC and a basic competency in Word, Excel, and Microsoft Office. 

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stoop, kneel, and crouch; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.    

Work Environment

Must be able to work the required hours to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level is usually moderate.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please apply online at www.applepatch.org

Contact Information

Apple Patch

7908 Hwy 329

Crestwood, KY 40014

P:  502-657-0103 / F:  502-657-0107

Kendall Swinney, HR Coordinator, x127


Posted 11/27/17

South Harrison Community School Corporation

Social Worker

http://ats.shcsc.k12.in.us/careers/index.php?m=careers&p=showJob&ID=1605


Posted 11/17/2017

Kent School of Social Work

University of Louisville

2 Assistant Professors - BSW and MSSW Programs

The Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville invites applications from individuals with or without a current academic/research appointment for two Assistant Professor positions. One position will have primary responsibility in the BSW Program and the other in the MSSW program. These are full-time, 10-month, tenure-track positions beginning August 1, 2018.

Minimum Qualifications:

               • Earned doctorate in social work or a related field

               • Evidence of successful scholarship development

 Preferred Qualifications:

               • Masters Degree in Social Work

               • At least 2 years post MSW experience in practice with vulnerable populations

               • Knowledge of and experience in social work research

               • Knowledge of the funding process and/or success with funded research

               • Teaching experience including online courses

               • Experience with diverse populations

               • Substantive expertise in one or more of the following areas: Practice, Policy, and/or Diversity/Social Justice

Compensation:

 Salary is competitive, with excellent fringe benefits, and is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Summer teaching compensation is possible for 10-month appointments.

 APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURES TO APPLY: Formal review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.    

 To apply for this position, click on https://www.higheredjobs.com/institution/search.cfm?aID=7137&ltype=2 Click on Assistant Professor (Job ID 34407) Kent School of Social Work. Click the link at the bottom of the page:  Online App. Form

 IMPORTANT:  Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application.  Please submit the requested materials as one document, saving with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload.

                •  Cover letter

               •  Curriculum Vitae

               •  A teaching, research, and social justice statement

               • Reference list that includes the name, address, telephone number, and e-mail addresses for three references

               • Sample of written work

 The University of Louisville is located in an attractive urban setting with a mission directed toward research and the metropolitan region. For more information about the University of Louisville, please visit http://louisville.edu/. For more information about the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work, please visit http://louisville.edu/kent

 Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at employ.edu or 502.852.6258. 


Posted 11/15/2017

Job opportunities for students majoring in Social Work.  UofL students and alumni can apply for these positions and many others by logging into their Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake account with their ULINK credentials at:  https://louisville.joinhandshake.com


Posted 11/9/2017

Smoketown Family Wellness Center

Family Life Coach

Position Summary:  

The Family Coach will be part of the SFWC team with an intentional purpose to support families to be healthy in mind, body and spirit. The Center will address clinical care and healthy lifestyle support for the family. The Family Coach is vital to this model. SFWC will approach family wellness from a strengths-based, trauma informed perspective that is driven by the families we partner with at the Center.   Responsibilities include screenings, assessing needs, providing the primary source of support and encouragement, assisting with family goal setting, tracking family progress toward wellness goals, resource referral, crisis intervention, and collecting outcome data in collaboration with the Community Coordinator.  The Family Coach partners with clinical staff to provide optimal care for families.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Administering and reviewing the needs assessments with each family receiving services at SFWC. 
  • Engaging families in developing a wellness plan that promotes engagement and meaningful action.
  • Assisting families in the implementation phase of their respective wellness plans by providing support, crisis intervention, guidance, and resource referral (preferably to resources/agencies provided at the Center for increased accessibility for families).
  • Reviewing and revising wellness plan outcomes with families.
  • Maintaining efficient, confidential and organized records; providing timely and appropriate case notes.
  • Entering and reviewing medical codes, clinical notes, and other outcome data.
  • Serving as the lead for our electronic health record (EHR) system and will receive training in order to fulfill responsibilities such as training other SFWC employees, troubleshooting and communication with the EHR representatives.
  • Collaborating with the Executive Director and the Community Coordinator in order to ascertain and maintain relationships with community providers.
  • Coordinating and facilitating communication between service providers on behalf of each family.
  • Maintaining a positive working relationship with families and the SFWC team to provide support and encouragement for a high standard of care.
  • Acting as a mandated reporter and is legally required to ensure a report is made when abuse is observed or suspected.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work with current licensure as an LCSW.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with diverse populations.
  • Significant experience in the areas of case management and project management.
  • Thorough knowledge of community resources and education opportunities including county resources, benefits, and assistance programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with medical coding and/or willingness to be trained.
  • Detail orientated and organized.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, interact and collaborate with staff, direct families by delivering high quality service
  • Ability to problem-solve, multi-task, complete work on time and work independently.
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Passion for the SFWC vision and mission.

Resumes may be submitted to.  For questions, applicants can call Kish at 571-236-7797.


Posted 11/3/2017

SAFY of Louisville

*Relocation assistance may also be available

SAFY of Louisvilleis looking for a full-time Case Coordinatorresponsible for the case management functions of a caseload of foster youth and respective foster homes.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, or child & family studies.

 Experience Requirements:

  • Two years of relevant experience is required with above listed degrees, experience in child welfare preferred, OR relevant experience in working with children in general. Five years of relevant experience required with related field of human service degrees.

Apply Here:   https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1767053 


Posted 11/1/2017

ElderServe, Inc.

COMMUNITY SOCIAL WORKER

Summary:

This position is Full Time and reports to the Social Services Manager.

The Community Social Worker acts as a guide and advocate for older adults, family, and caregivers who are dealing with issues of aging.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducts intake assessments on potential clients for all ElderServe programs.
  • Completes psychosocial assessments for clients experiencing socio‐economic problems, family dysfunction, loss of assistance or housing, loss of ability to perform activities of daily living, or other issues identified.
  • Works with clients to determine needs and develop goals, objectives, and individualized plans of care.
  • Provides clinical social work services for ElderServe clients including individual and group therapies, utilizing a variety of counseling techniques.
  • Coordinates referrals, services and activities with healthcare providers, community ministries, government agencies, and other service providers.
  • Provides timely social service assistance to older adults, including crime victims, residing in the ElderServe service area in accordance with the guidelines of the agency and program funding sources.
  • Identifies indicators of progress and barriers to achieving self‐sufficiency and stability.
  • Responsible for oversight of social work interns and practicum supervision as necessary.      Performs home visits as necessary.
  • Participates in community meetings, coalitions, or councils as necessary.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships to ensure multidisciplinary approach to case management.
  • Maintains an understanding of community resources and availability.
  • Provides timely and accurate documentation and reporting on all services and    clients, as required.
  • Speaks to groups about available ElderServe and community services and generates ideas to grow the reach of the program.
  • Creates content for program marketing publications.
  • Assists with reports, grant writing, and other documentation as required.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to assist ElderServe in any and all other tasks or duties that may be assigned or required.

Division of Responsibilities

50% of time dedicated to direct services to crime victims, providing information and referral to support services.

 Educational/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Social Work, Psychology, Gerontology or related degree AND two years’ experience in related field.
  • Experience working with older adults and ability to engage, empower and support people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of area resources and ability to refer and assist clients and families to obtain needed services.
  • Ability to be self‐directed and self‐sufficient, yet work cooperatively with members of a team.
  • Ability to handle large caseloads and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to think critically in stressful or crisis situations.
  • Interest in professional development.
  • Demonstrates clinical skills necessary to provide individual, family and group counseling as clinical need is demonstrated.
  • Ability to be self‐directed and self‐sufficient, yet work cooperatively with members of a team.
  • Ability to handle large caseloads and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to think critically in stressful or crisis situations.
  • Interest in professional development.
  • Demonstrates clinical skills necessary to provide individual, family and group counseling as clinical need is demonstrated.

 Minimum proficiencies in technology

  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Must be familiar with web‐based databases.
  • Must be proficient in using the Internet and Online search engines.

Other position requirements and/or preferences (certifications, reliable transportation, specialized knowledge, travel/security requirements, etc.)          

Required:

Reliable transportation and automobile insurance Signed Confidentiality agreement  Pass criminal background check Pass drug test

Must be able to attend statewide meetings/trainings

Work environment:

Normal hours at ElderServe's administrative offices are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, with 30 minutes for lunch.   However, because of the nature of the position, flexibility with the hours is required.  The dress code is business casual.

Contact:

Stacie Perkins, HR/Payroll/Accounting Supervisor

Direct 502.736.3824

Phone 502.587.8673 ext. 2224, Fax 502.587.0222

www.elderserveinc.org  

www.facebook.com/elderserve

Twitter @ElderServeInc


Posted 11/1/2017

ElderServe, Inc.

REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE ASSISTANT

Summary:

This position is part time and reports to the Representative Payee Coordinator.

To evaluate, implement and/or facilitate services that address the needs of clients and/or caregivers with the objective to assist clients to remain independent and community-based to the extent possible.  The case manager will manage the client’s finances under the general direction of the Representative Payee Coordinator.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide informal education to clients or their families in budgeting and self-help skills and knowledge of appropriate resources as appropriate.
  • Provide financial services to clients by monitoring income and expenses, budgeting needs of clients, including payment of bills, in conjunction with agency program outcomes.
  • Maintain confidential client records (hard copies and electronic documentation) in a timely and organized manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 Educational/Skill Requirements:

  • Associates degree.
  • One year demonstrated experience in social services to adults.
  • Qualified life experience may be substituted for degree.
  • Excellent skills in verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to enter client data in computer systems and effectively utilize Microsoft Office.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance coverage.
  • Ability to multi-task in an open office
  • Respect for confidentiality and compliance
  • Maintain a safe and secure work environment

Minimum proficiencies in technology:

  • Must have basic computer skills and knowledge of social media, Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Internet browser use.

 Other position requirements and/or preferences (certifications, reliable transportation, specialized knowledge, travel/security requirements, etc.)

Required:  Reliable transportation, Signed Confidentiality agreement, Pass criminal background check, Pass drug test, Excellent driving record, Early morning, evening and weekend hours may be required occasionally

Preferred:  Must have good communication skills and attention to detail/accuracy; Basic knowledge of Adobe Acrobat (PDF's) for paperless documentation

Work environment:

Normal hours at ElderServe's administrative offices are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, with 30 minutes for lunch.  This position is part time 20 hours with flexibility. The dress code is business casual. 

Contact:

Stacie Perkins, HR/Payroll/Accounting Supervisor

Direct 502.736.3824

Phone 502.587.8673 ext. 2224, Fax 502.587.0222

www.elderserveinc.org  

www.facebook.com/elderserve

Twitter @ElderServeInc


Posted 11/1/2017

United Crescent Hills Ministries (UCHM)

AmeriCorps VISTA member to serve as Community Engagement Coordinator

This position will be employed through AmeriCorps, not directly by UCHM, but will work at UCHM.

 Agency Background:

United Crescent Hills Ministries (UCHM) provides services to seniors, youth, and emergency assistance programs for residents of the Crescent Hill, Clifton, Clifton Heights, and Butchertown neighborhoods of Metro Louisville, Kentucky. UCHM is highly involved and vested in the communities where we provide, with help from the generous contributions from our donors, member churches, and volunteers. The mission of UCHM is to serve our neighbors and build a better community through, emergency assistance, senior and youth programs, community outreach, and faith-based public / private partnerships.

UCHM is seeking a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA Member to serve as the Community Engagement Coordinator. The AmeriCorps VISTA member will work to strengthen the capacity of United Crescent Hill Ministries (UCHM) through volunteer engagement and community outreach in order to better serve and empower under-served families in the Louisville Metro area. The VISTA will build upon agency strengths to help recruit and maintain a robust network of volunteers, develop volunteer management tools and resources, and raise much-needed awareness within the community about the programs at UCHM.

 Job Duties:

  • Research and develop volunteer database; compile current list of volunteers to enter into new database
  • Develop volunteer handbook and training for new and ongoing volunteers
  • Develop outreach materials including updating current publicity materials, creating organizational PowerPoint
  • Identify and attend new and ongoing outreach events in the Louisville
  • Develop new partnerships with organizations and individuals in order to share the work of UCHM.
  • Create and manage all social media accounts
  • Update UCHM website with up-to-date information regarding programs, volunteers, events, etc.
  • Write volunteer opportunity descriptions that target specific skills and qualifications and disseminate on website, newsletter, and social media accounts.
  • Manage incoming volunteer application process including interviewing, conducting background check, and assigning volunteer tasks.
  • Develop volunteer training program and conduct volunteer orientation for new and ongoing volunteers.
  • Develop and maintain volunteer database (as developed by Community Engagement Coordinator), including tracking volunteer hours.
  • Assist UCHM staff with volunteer appreciation events

Requirements:

  • College degree required
  • Previous non-profit experience preferred

Skills: 

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Keyboarding and PC skills required (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and graphic design software desired
  • Previous experience with outreach and/or volunteer coordination a plus
  • Candidate must have reliable transportation

You must apply through AmeriCorps. To apply visit this link : https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=76920&fromSearch=true

Americorps VISTA Benefits: Training , Childcare assistance if eligible , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Relocation Allowance , Health Coverage* , Living Allowance. For more information in benefits visit: https://www.vistacampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service#healthcare_benefit

title of organization and the job title: United Crescent Hill Ministries, Community Engagement Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA)

whether full or part-time, or seasonal/contract position: full-time 

eligibility requirements for the position:  College Degree 

contact information (name, address, phone, fax), so an applicant can submit their letter of interest: 

, Associate Director 

United Crescent Hill Ministries 

150 South State Street 

Louisville, KY 40206

502-893-0346 (office)  502-0352 (fax)


Posted 11/1/2017

SAFY of Louisvilleis looking for a full-time FPP/Diversion Therapist responsible for providing a range of services such as clinical assessments, treatment planning, providing individual/family therapy and case management. 

Qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in the field of social work, counseling, psychology, child & family studies is required. 

Licensure Requirements:

  • CSW. LPC, LMFTA, LMFT, LPCC or LCSW or must be license eligible in the state of Kentucky
  • Minimum of Two years’ experience in family and children services is preferred. 

 Apply Here:   https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1749555

Funding is in whole or in part from federal, CHFS or other state funds. 


Posted 11/1/2017

SAFY of Elizabethtown

FPP/Diversion Therapist - full-time

SAFY of Elizabethtown is looking for a full-time FPP/Diversion Therapist responsible for providing a range of services such as clinical assessments, treatment planning, providing individual/family therapy and case management.

 Qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in the field of social work, counseling, psychology, child & family studies is required.

Licensure Requirements:

  • CSW. LPC, LMFTA, LMFT, LPCC or LCSW or must be license eligible in the state of Kentucky
  • Minimum of Two years’ experience in family and children services is preferred.  

Apply Here:  https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1752482
 
Funding is in whole or in part from federal, CHFS or other state funds.


Posted 10/31/2017

Centerstone

Therapist positions available

  • Sign on bonus of $2000 for any LCSW applicants that are chosen
  • Some areas of the state are part of the student loan repayment program of up to $50, 000

 Interested applicants will need to apply using the link below:

 https://careers.centerstone.org/careers/  

For more information about the positions click this link:  Therapist


Posted 10/31/2017

Therapeutic Intervention Services, PLLC

Job Opportunity:  

We are a local agency that provides mental and behavioral health services to children and adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. We are currently looking for undergraduate and graduate college students in a human services field (psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, special
education, counseling, behavior analysis, etc.) that are interested in providing paraprofessional services on a contractual basis. These services can be provided on a part-time/flexible schedule such that they do not interfere with your classes.

Positions Available:

  1. Person Centered Coach (PCC):  

    This paraprofessional works with a client and his/her team to
    provide training, modeling, monitoring, assessment, and implementation of a person-centered
    service plan. This includes consultation and collaboration with a behavior specialist, nutritionist,
    or psychologist serving the client.

    a. Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and two (2) years of experience in the
    field of intellectual or developmental disabilities.
    b. Or completed twelve (12) hours of college
  2. Community Living Support Specialist (CLS):  

    This paraprofessional works with a client one on one to complete personal goals in the home and community. These goals include facilitating
    independence and promoting integration into the community.

    a. Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year of experience in the field
    of intellectual or developmental disabilities.
    b. Rate of pay: $14.00/hour, no benefits

If interested in applying, please contact one of the following:

  • Lili Lutgens, LCSW, JD, Supervisor of the Person Centered Coach Program.  (502) 762-6258 (cell) or email your resume to
  • Clay Young, BS, Manager of the CLS/Personal Assistance/Community Access Program.  (502) 488-0051 (cell) or email your resume to .

Internships/Practica may also be available!


Posted 10/27/2017

Family Health Centers

Population Health Care Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION
At Family Health Centers, we work hard because our patients deserve the best. FHC is currently seeking dedicated professionals with a positive attitude for the position of Population Health – Care Coordinator.  Can be full or part time, flexible with student schedule.  The Population Health – Care Coordinator is responsible for coordinating activities that enhance quality initiatives by assisting in care opportunity outreach.  The Care Coordinator works to connect patients with preventive services and completion of care gaps for the patients at Family Health Centers (FHC).   They coordinate care for all patients who are part of the assigned panel, especially those with serious, complex or chronic health problems or psychosocial issues.  A demonstrated skill in independently organizing and prioritizing workload in order to meet deadlines is required.

Examples of duties include:

  • Schedule patient appointments for annual wellness visits
  • Monitoring and recording clinical quality measures such as screenings for colon, breast and cervical cancer.
  • Alert medical providers of diagnoses needing addressed for risk assessments and care gaps needing addressed during medical visits.
  • Use registry and other information to inform care team members of preventive care required for patients.
  • Counsel patients regarding recommended health screenings.
  • Ensure that patient data is entered into the computer system for follow up and reporting.
  • Identify patients with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and/or other communication barriers and use appropriate interpretive services.
  • Scan documents into the patient’s electronic health record (EHR) as applicable.
  • Assist patients with accessing the patient portal.
  • Outreach patients who are overutilizing the emergency room and offer them appointments with their primary care provider and or behavioral health consultant here at FHC.

Students can apply by sending resume to pfulkerson@fhclouisville.org.

Since 1976, Family Health Centers, Inc.(FHC) has served our community by providing provide primary and preventive medical care to adults, women and children without regard to the ability to pay for services. FHC employs nearly 400 professionals across many medical and clerical disciplines at 7 Louisville Metro Locations.  Our vision of service is to provide you and your family with the same care and attention we would want for our families and ourselves.   Last year we provided care to more than 39,000 children and adults

Thanks for sharing this information and thanks for all the great work you are doing with students every day!  Go Cards!

 

Posted 10/27/2017

Solient Health connects hospitals and healthcare providers with highly qualified, full or part-time healthcare professionals in a variety of specialized disciplines.  Visit the website for more information:  http://www.soliant.com

 


Posted 10/27/2017

Youth Villages

Youth Villages is hiring for offices located in Bend, Portland, and Salem, Oregon!  We have direct care, emergency room, and in-home career based options. Bilingual opportunities available as well. Competitive Pay, Web-Based Technology, Leadership Development, & SIGN-ON PAYMENT!!

Apply today:

Bend- https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchLocation=-12821-Bend

Portland- https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchLocation=-12821-Marylhurst

Salem- https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchLocation=-12821-SALEM

All listed positions are full-time.


Posted 10/25/2017

The Center for Women and Families

Therapist/Project Manager - Integrating DV and SMI Servies - Full-time employment

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Provide leadership for the management and implementation of a three-year OVC grant (Office for Victims of Crime), and use evidence-based therapeutic interventions to provide on-going therapy through individual sessions and group counseling to shelter residents who are victims of domestic violence/sexual assault and who have a severe mental illness.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, PROJECT MANAGER

  • Collaborate with project partners to conduct community needs assessment, develop strategic plan, and create screening tools and treatment protocols
  • Convene and lead bi-weekly project management meetings to ensure project benchmarks are met in timely and effective manner
  • Serve as point-of-contact with OVC for grant management; with project partners OLOP and PIRE; and with CWF Grants Manager
  • Collaborate with CWF Data and Performance Manager to integrate project data collection tools into ETO (Efforts to Outcomes, client database)
  • Lead, in collaboration with partners, development and delivering of workshops for area professionals on identifying and responding to victims with severe mental illness
  • Develop/cultivate community partners to establish referral networks and protocols
  • Prepare reports, as required, for OVC (Office of Victims of Crime)
  • Manage expenditures within project budget; review and approve partners’ reimbursement submissions
  • Supervise project Advocate

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, THERAPIST

  • Use screening assessments to identify shelter residents who have a severe mental illness and develop treatment plan and/or protocol
  • Provide individual and group therapy sessions for residential clients who have a severe mental illness
  • Refer victims for in-patient treatment as necessary
  • Provide expert consultation to regular CWF staff on screening and responding to clients with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorder
  • Maintain case records and therapeutic notes in client database
  • Lead case conferences with project and regular CWF residential staff
  • Complete KCADV Level I Certification as a Domestic Violence Advocate within the first year of employment, and comply with all continuing education requirements.
  • Develop and maintain a self-care plan

REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree from accredited college/university, and certificate or license to practice a mental health discipline under Kentucky law.
  • 3-5 years as a practicing therapist
  • Evidence of leadership in project management 

PREFERRED

  • Experience working with clients who have been victimized by domestic violence or sexual assault
  • Experience working with clients who have a severe mental illness and/or a substance use disorder

OTHER

  • Per 920 Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) 2:010, the following applies:
    • 40 hours training on Rape and Sexual Abuse to be completed within 90 days (3 months) of employment
    • 8 hours (of the 40 hours) must be completed prior to direct client contact
    • 12 hours of annual continued education (CE) of which 8 hours must include Rape/Sexual Abuse topics
  • Fluency in languages other than English and cultural knowledge are a plus.
  • Must provide own transportation and/or have a valid driver's license as appropriate per job needs.

TO APPLY: Please go to www.thecenteronline.org > About > Employment


Posted 10/25/2017

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities

Adoption Specialist

Do you have a passion for adoption?  If you have always wanted to work in adoption, here is your chance!

We are hiring a full time masters level social worker to conduct international and domestic home studies; trainings; support groups and post placement services.   

If you are interested in bringing families together through adoption please contact   with your resume.  The position requires a master’s degree in social work; some afternoon, evenings and weekends are required.  A complete job description is available upon request.


Posted 10/18/2017

Heart 2 Heart Wellness Center

Positions Available: Mental health therapists, yoga instructors, meditation class instructors and massage therapists   

Heart 2 Heart Wellness Center is a private practice creating a holistic wellness approach to self-care. At H2H you will find therapists working on life coaching or mental health wellness, therapeutic yoga, healing touch massage and mediation classes to create wellness for the body and spirit.  The culture and environment here is healthy and happy with people looking to help our clients better themselves. We are removing the stigma from mental wellness and speaking a language of self-care. Join our team! H2H is located in New Albany, IN. Email director@heart2heartservices.com to apply.

BENEFITS OF CONTRACTING WITH H2H

  • Set your schedule
  • Hand pick your clientele
  • Use your preferred treatment modality
  • Use a variety of mediums to access your clients at your discretion
  • Unlimited earning potential
  • Strong community reputation
  • Base of available referrals
  • Some advertising services
  • Administrative support
  • Flexibility with supportive environment for collaborative growth
  • Supervision provided if you are LSW

REQUIREMENTS

  • Independent contractors for outpatient mental health therapist requirements:
  • MSSW or equivalent
  • LSW, LCSW or equivalent (INDIANA license)
  • Paneled (or in process) with multiple insurance companies
  • Malpractice insurance (or in process)
  • Yoga Instructors, Meditation Instructors and Massage Therapist
  • Licensed by your prospective boards
  • Malpractice insurance

Posted 10/12/2017

The Brook Hospitals KMI

Positions Available

Inpatient Therapist, Full Time, Days

Working with adolescent and adult population in an inpatient setting

Major job functions include: obtaining psycho-social assessments, conducting family/group therapy on assigned cases, complete documentation per hospital guidelines, case coordination, coordinate discharge planning, assist in developing and maintaining community resource information, assists in maintenance of the program environment in compliance with policies of safety and security, ensures good clinical judgement to ensure optimum patient care, participate in continuing education activities.

Outpatient Therapist,Full Time, 10-6:30pm

Working with adolescent population in an outpatient group setting

Major job functions include: obtaining psycho-social assessments, conducting family/group therapy on assigned cases, complete documentation per hospital guidelines, case coordination, coordinate discharge planning, assist in developing and maintaining community resource information, assists in maintenance of the program environment in compliance with policies of safety and security, ensures good clinical judgement to ensure optimum patient care, participate in continuing education activities.

Christina Taylor, PHR
Human Resources Director
The Brook Hospitals KMI
8521 LaGrange Road
Louisville, KY 40242
( Tel:     (502) 426-6380 ext 3765
( Fax:    (502) 814 3746
* Email:christina.taylor@uhsinc.com


Posted 10/5/2017

Department for Community Based Services

The mission of the Department for Community Based Services is to build an effective and efficient system of care with Kentucky's citizens and communities to:

  • Reduce poverty, adult and child maltreatment, and their effects;
  • Advance person and family self-sufficiency, recovery, and resiliency;
  • Assure all children have safe and nurturing homes and communities; and Recruit and retain a workforce and partners that operate with integrity and transparency.

New jobs are posted each day and can be viewed at https://careers.ky.gov.

Apply online at https://careers.ky.gov.  Salary and job requirements can also be viewed on the website.   You must set-up an account, complete the online application, and apply for each position of interest.  Jobs are posted for seven days and can be removed at any time.  The website is updated daily.


Posted 10/4/2017

Smoketown Family Wellness Center

Family Coach, Reports to Executive Director

Full-time position

Masters Degree/LCSW

Location:  760 S. Hancock Street

Position Summary:

The Family Coach will be part of the SFWC team with an intentional purpose to support
families to be healthy in mind, body and spirit. The Center will address clinical care and healthy lifestyle
support for the family. The Family Coach is vital to this model. SFWC will approach family wellness from a
strengths-based, trauma informed perspective that is driven by the families we partner with at the Center.
Responsibilities include screenings, assessing needs, providing the primary source of support and
encouragement, assisting with family goal setting, tracking family progress toward wellness goals, resource
referral, crisis intervention, and collecting outcome data in collaboration with the Community Coordinator.
The Family Coach partners with clinical staff to provide optimal care for families.

Principal Responsibilities:

The Family Coach is responsible for the following:

  • Administering and reviewing the needs assessments with each family receiving services at SFWC.
  • Engaging families in developing a wellness plan that promotes engagement and meaningful action.
  • Assisting families in the implementation phase of their respective wellness plans by providing support, crisis intervention, guidance, and resource referral (preferably to resources/agencies provided at the Center forincreased accessibility for families).
  • Reviewing and revising wellness plan outcomes with families
  • Maintaining efficient, confidential and organized records; providing timely and appropriate case notes.
  • Entering and reviewing medical codes, clinical notes, and other outcome data.
  • Serving as the lead for our electronic health record (EHR) system and will receive training in order to fulfill responsibilities such as training other SFWC employees, troubleshooting and communication with the EHRrepresentatives.
  • Collaborating with the Executive Director and the Community Coordinator in order to ascertain and maintain relationships with community providers.
  • Coordinating and facilitating communication between service providers on behalf of each family.
  • Maintaining a positive working relationship with families and the SFWC team to provide support and encouragement for a high standard of care.
  • Acting as a mandated reporter and is legally required to ensure a report is made when abuse is observed or suspected.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Formal Education Requirement

Required Level:  Masters Degree

Preferred Level:  Masters Degree

Minimum Years of Experience Necessary:  5 - 10 years

Additional Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work with current licensure as an LCSW.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with diverse populations.
  • Significant experience in the areas of case management and project management.
  • Thorough knowledge of community resources and education opportunities including county resources, benefits, and assistance programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with medical coding and/or willingness to be trained.
  • Detail orientated and organized.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, interact and collaborate with staff, direct families by delivering high quality service
  • Ability to problem-solve, multi-task, complete work on time and work independently.
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Passion for the SFWC vision and mission.

 Contact Information

Interested candidates can contact at: 


Posted 10/4/2017

St. John Center for Homeless Men

Housing Case Manager (part-time to full-time)

St. John Center is seeking a housing case manager to work with a permanent supportive housing grant.  The employee would work part-time (20 hours/week) with 5-10 men already in housing until May 2018, then would increase to permanent full-time work and add new housing clients.  Interested applicants should contact Sarah Buckler, Supportive Housing Manager (sbuckler@stjohncenter.org, 568-6758 ext. 12) with questions and/or resume and cover letter no later than Wednesday, November 1st. Job description 


Posted 10/4/2017

Position is located in Louisville, KY

https://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1507131435281

The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development (Youth-Nex) in the Curry School of Education seeks a Project Associate for the Compassionate Schools Project (CSP). The CSP Project Associate supervises the data collection in the Jefferson County Public Schools for the Compassionate Schools Project. The incumbent interfaces closely with both the PI and Jefferson County leaders to ensure the success of the project. Duties include coordinating the training of project participants and wage data collectors, supervising data collection, serving as a liaison between stakeholders in Jefferson County Public Schools and principal investigator (PI), maintaining project timelines and deliverables, and implementing project changes as necessary. The position is based in Louisville, KY.

A bachelor's degree is required, preferably in education or a related field. A minimum of two years' experience in coordinating or leading projects is required. A master's degree is preferred and may substitute for some experience. Prior experience conducting evaluations or research data collection is required. Substantial knowledge and skills in developing and maintaining strong partnerships is essential. The ability to supervise and direct the work of others is a must. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are also required. Strong organizational and time management skills, an ability to multitask, and the ability to meet regular deadlines while delivering high quality results are essential. Experience working in or professionally interfacing with an institution of public education as a teacher, consultant, or administrator is preferred as is knowledge of classroom observation methods. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word) is required. Knowledge and the use of statistical research software such as Stata or SAS are preferred.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0619392. Complete a job application online, and attach a cover letter and resume.

This is a restricted position and continuation is dependent upon funding and satisfactory performance.

The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities; we seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment. We are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.          

 


Posted 10/03/2017

Transformations:  Hope for Today's Families

Title:  Behavioral Health Professional

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

Transformations is looking for organized, dependable practitioners who are looking to expand their practice skills while providing services to a wide range of clientele in a home-based setting.  Transformations’ offers a fulltime comprehensive supervision track for Certified Social Workers that includes the costs of supervision, flexible scheduling options, professional liability insurance, reimbursement for face-to-face sessions and electronic medical record keeping.

For additional information please contact Chris Bruggman at 502-424-2562 or