• Psychotherapist

    at Williams College

    Williamstown, MA

    Social Work Director

    Anoka, MN

    CHILDREN'S SERVICES SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR

    County of San Mateo, CA

    CHILDREN'S SERVICES SOCIAL WORKER II/III

    County of San Mateo

    Coordinator, Permanency & Client Services

    (Bilingual Adoption Social Worker)

    New York, NY

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    Social Work Specialist Senior (LICSW)

    Fergus Falls, MN

    Social Work Specialist Senior: $26.30- 38.75 /hourly;

    $54.914 -$80,910 /annually

     

    HIRING INCENTIVE UP TO $2,500!

     

    Our Community Behavioral Health Hospitals (CBHH) Fergus Falls, had an opening for talented social worker to provide integrated health care and social services to patients, plus clinical oversight to staff as assigned. The CBHH is a small inpatient psychiatric facility providing rapid assessment and stabilization for adults experiencing an acute mental health episode. This is a full-time position that primarily works weekdays (plus occasional evenings and weekends) and is eligible for full insurance benefits. Join our team as a State of Minnesota employee!

     

    Job Description:

    Working in conjunction with another social work professional at the facility, participate in assessment and screening of individuals, as well as the design, implementation, and evaluation of treatment plans. Provide psychosocial education to patients and families. Coordinate proactive discharge planning and referrals. Establish productive relationships and act as primary liaison with community providers, such as county case managers, local law enforcement and safety personnel, and staff from area hospitals and behavioral health centers. Participate in ongoing consultation and collaboration as an active member of the treatment team.

     

    Relocation Assistance may be available!

     

    Benefits:

    The State of Minnesota offers an excellent employee benefits package, including low-cost medical and dental insurance with affordable dependent coverage, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

     

     

    Qualifications:

    To qualify, you must be licensed to practice social work in the state of Minnesota at the Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) level. (Note: A provisional appointment is available to applicants who will be licensed to practice at the Independent Clinical Social Worker level within 6 months of hire).

    Relocation assistance/reimbursement may be available!

     

    Apply online by Thursday, September 20th at

    www.mn.gov/careers, search for the following job ID# 24352

     

    HAVING TROUBLE WITH THE APPLICATION & WEBSITE?

    Contact the helpdesk at 651-259-3637 or careers@state.mn.us.

    You can also visit http://www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/applicant-help.

     

    Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

     

    Posted 9/15/18

    Counselor (Staff Associate)

    Framingham , MA

    About Framingham State University:


    Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located just 20 miles west of Boston, which integrates an academically challenging liberal arts education with workforce preparation programs.


    Our founding motto, "Live to the Truth", was said at the end of each class by beloved first principal, Cyrus Peirce, who sought to discover and teach "the truth" - "truth in theory and principle,...truth in spirit and motive,...truth in manner and form,...truth intellectual and truth moral." Principal Bagnall found this motto "speaks of sincerity of spirit,...of intensity of effort, of resolution to succeed, of joy in achievement." "Live to the Truth" continues to guide our institution in practice and endeavor. FSU seeks students and employees who share in this quest for truth and commit to living it fully.

    General Statement of Duties:


    The Counselor in the Counseling Center provides psychological evaluation, psychotherapy and crisis intervention to student clients. The counselor also conducts preventive and outreach programming for the campus community, serves as liaison with faculty, staff, parents, and community resources, and may supervise a graduate intern.

    Requirements:

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Master's or doctoral degree in social work, psychology or counseling.
    • Licensed or license-eligible in the state of Massachusetts
    • College or University counseling experience

    Additional Qualifications
    • Clinical experience working with diverse populations and underrepresented groups
    • Experience with an electronic health record preferred
    • LICSW or LCSW preferred

    Additional Information:


    This is a full-time position, working 42 weeks/year. It is an exempt, benefits-eligible position in the APA bargaining unit at the rank of Staff Associate. The salary range is $50,000-54,500.

    Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

    Application Instructions:


    Candidates must apply online at http://framingham.interviewexchange.com by September 20, 2018.

     

    Posted 9/7/18

    Social Work Specialist Senior (LICSW)

    Rochester, MN

    $26.30- 38.75 /hourly; $54.914 -$80,910 /annually

     

    Our Community Behavioral Health Hospital (CBHH) in Rochester has an opening for talented social worker to provide integrated health care and social services to patients, plus clinical oversight to staff as assigned. The CBHH is a small inpatient psychiatric facility providing rapid assessment and stabilization for adults experiencing an acute mental health episode. This full-time position works a rotating schedule and is eligible for full insurance benefits. Join our team as a State of Minnesota employee!

     

    Job Description:

     

    Working in conjunction with another social work professional at the facility, participate in assessment and screening of individuals, as well as the design, implementation, and evaluation of treatment plans. Provide psychosocial education to patients and families. Coordinate proactive discharge planning and referrals. Establish productive relationships and act as primary liaison with community providers, such as county case managers, local law enforcement and safety personnel, and staff from area hospitals and behavioral health centers. Participate in ongoing consultation and collaboration as an active member of the treatment team.

     

    Benefits:

     

    The State of Minnesota offers an excellent employee benefits package, including low-cost medical and dental insurance with affordable dependent coverage, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

     

    Social Work Specialist Senior minimum qualifications:

     

    To qualify, you must be licensed to practice social work in the state of Minnesota at the Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) level.

     

    Apply online by Wednesday, August 29th at

    www.mn.gov/careers, search for the following job ID# 25963

     

    HAVING TROUBLE WITH THE APPLICATION & WEBSITE?

    Contact the helpdesk at 651-259-3637 or careers@state.mn.us.

    You can also visit http://www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/applicant-help.

     

     

    Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

     

    Posted 8/27/18

    Title: Coordinator, Permanency & Client Services

    (Bilingual Adoption Social Worker)

    New York, NY

    Reports to:Director, Permanency & Client Services

    Department: Permanency & Client Services

     

    Primary Purpose:


    This role will work within Spence-Chapin’s Permanency & Client Services Department and collaborates with Spence-Chapin’s Modern Family Center through the provision of direct services to pre- and post-adoptive families. The Permanency & Client Services Department promotes successful adoptions through robust assessment and preparation in home study and continued evaluations and interventions post-placement. The Modern Family Center provides counseling, community programming and post-adoption support to children and families.


    The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working with prospective adoptive parents and newly formed families, and who embraces the idea that every child deserves a family. This position is responsible for conducting domestic and international home study assessments for prospective adoptive parents. The Coordinator will deliver pre- and post-adoption trainings to parents. Following the placement of a child(ren) into a family, the Coordinator conducts post-placement/post-adoption supervision with the goal of providing new parents with continued tools to meet the needs of the child(ren) placed. This role will provide opportunities for the development and application of clinical skills by working with families post-adoption.


    The ideal candidate is bilingual (Spanish/English), has experience in child development and family systems, and is able to use clinical skills to assess family functioning and assist in the adjustment process. The ideal candidate is someone who can communicate assertively but compassionately, engage and educate a diverse population of pre-adoptive parents; and someone who absorbs information quickly and thoroughly. The individual must be comfortable driving and using mass transit within the tristate area, and flexible when necessary in scheduling weekend and evening appointments.


    II. Key Performance Indicators


    • Child-centric assessment of pre-adoptive parents with the ability to prepare pre-adoptive families on open adoption, transracial parenting, adoptive identity, and the impact of institutionalization, trauma, loss, grief.
    • Facilitate programming, workshops, trainings and presentations on adoption and development.
    • Collaborate with Spence-Chapin’s clinical team in family assessment, support family’s needs post-adoption and when necessary provide clinical support.
    • Post referral acceptance, conduct child-specific trainings to help prepare families to better meet the needs of their child(ren)’s identified issues.
    • Identify themes or patterns in the families we work with in order to suggest new groups, trainings or other offerings to better support our families.
    • Perform any other department or agency-related duties or special projects as directed by supervisor, including but not limited to, conference attendance, presentations, workshops, support group facilitation, and trainings.


    III. Education & Experience


    • Master’s degree in Social Work, with licensing in New York or New Jersey (LMSW, LSW, LCSW).
    Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children 410 East 92nd Street-3rd Floor New York, NY 10128
    T: +1 212 369 0300 F: +1 212 369 8589 www.spence-chapin.org
    • 3-5 years’ relevant experience preferred (home study, family assessment and parent preparation or related areas).
    • Foster care/adoption background preferred.
    • Spanish speaking strongly preferred.
    • Evening and weekend hours required, including travel and home visits.


    IV. Technical Skills
    • MS Office –Proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook.
    • Knowledge of completing case notes in a database environment.


    V. Key Competencies


    • Strong clinical assessment skills.
    • Strong management skills, including robust organization, and ability to meet tight deadlines.
    • Strong clinical thinking skills, including self-reflection, ability to receive and incorporate feedback, and identify transference and counter-transference issues in client work.
    • Ability to multitask; strong execution skills; thorough follow through, and attention to detail.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with various departments, which supports both individual and operative work.

     

    Posted 8/26/18

    DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

    MENTAL HEALTH THERAPISTS (BILINGUAL)

    Arlington, Virgina

    The Department of Human Services is hiring experienced bilingual Mental Health Therapists to fill positions in several program areas including Emergency Services, Outpatient Services, and Youth Services.

     

    To learn more about the Department of Human Services, please refer to: here.

     

    Duties may include:

    • Conducting initial assessments to determine level of care needed;
    • Providing crisis intervention and facilitating psychiatric admissions;
    • Developing and implementing treatment plans;
    • Establishing effective therapeutic relationships with clients;
    • Providing individual consultation and/or family therapy as well as facilitating groups;
    • Case management and care coordination;
    • Linking clients with case management services and/or referring to community resources;
    • Participating as a team member providing coordinated care of services;
    • Traveling to serve clients in a community based program;
    • Delivering, counseling, and monitoring medication given to clients;
    • Assessing and documenting clients' progress in electronic databases; and
    • Other related duties as assigned.


    For more information on Arlington County Employment or to apply for this position please visit: https://careers.arlingtonva.us/

     

    Arlington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Reasonable Accommodation upon Request

     

    Posted 8/23/18

    Evidence-Based Practices Lead

    Licensed Mental Health Practitioner Bilingual

    San Rafael, CA

    Health & Human Services

    Marin County

    San Rafael, CA

     

    $6,760-$8,150 / Month

    6% Assignment differential paid for professional licensed

     

    The Marin County Human Resources Department and the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services are accepting applications for the position of Evidence-Based Practices Lead Licensed Mental Health Practitioner. There is one full-time vacancy available in the Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Division.

     

    The Evidence-Based Practices Lead Licensed Mental Health Practitioner is responsible for direct service

    delivery, identification and implementation of effective treatment models, and monitoring fidelity to a select

    set of Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs) relevant to the BHRS population, including prevention models. EBPs will focus on behavioral regulation, coping and cognitive strategies that can be delivered in individual and group settings to children, youth and adults with Serious Emotional Disturbance/Serious Mental Illness. Responsibilities will include some direct clinical services, outreach/recruiting and screening for groups, coaching/training practitioners to implement and deliver EBPs to fidelity and facilitating program evaluation/data collection as needed.

     

    Our highly qualified candidate for this position is a licensed clinician (LCSW, LMFT, Licensed Psychologist) with recent and demonstrated experience in delivering and training/coaching clinical staff on delivering EBPs to fidelity. In addition, our highly qualified bilingual (Spanish) practitioner has demonstrated extensive experience working with non-English speaking populations.

     

    To apply or learn more about this position, visit our website: EBP Practitioner Posting

     

    Filing Deadline: Friday, August 31, 2018 at 4:00PM. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at: www.marincounty.org/Jobs or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr., San Rafael, CA 94903 or call (415) 473-6104. EEO/TTY

     

    Posted 8/22/18

     

     

     

     

    Wraparound Facilitator

    Waterford, MI

    WHO WE ARE:

     

    Oakland Schools is a regional service agency that offers support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally and provide cost, size and quality advantages to those we serve. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws and is one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs) established in Michigan in 1962.

     

    Our organizational focus is centered on these central objectives:

    • Increase student achievement
    • Serve diverse needs of schools 
    • Decrease costs/increase efficiencies 

     

    SALARY DETAILS:

     

    $38,000 to $47,000 annually / Exempt position / 12-month work year

    As this position is grant-funded, continuation is contingent upon grant funds.

     

    WORK LOCATION:

     

    Oakland Schools Main Campus, District and School Services Department 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328

     

    Posted 8/22/18

    Director, International Adoption & Granny Programs

    EVP, Adoption Programs/CPO
    Department: Program

    New York City, New York

    I. Primary Purpose


    The Director of International Adoption & Granny Programs reports to the EVP, Adoption Programs/CPO and is part of the senior team at Spence-Chapin. The Director provides direction and management to a professional staff of about 3 social workers and related positions including Outreach. The Director oversees the entire process of adoption, including; the recruitment of adoptive families, their assessment, training, referral and acceptance of a child, as well as the post-adoption supervision and support. The Director is also responsible for the assurance of the safe and ethical operation of our programs overseas. He/she is in charge of managing the development of the organization’s current international programs in South Africa, Bulgaria, and Colombia, and establishing sound partnerships with our country partners. The individual implements and oversees the organization’s Granny Programs (a humanitarian aid community program) in the United States and abroad. The Director of International Adoption & Granny Programs should be knowledgeable about international adoption, child welfare and development, especially the issues related to the adoption of school-aged children or children with special needs. This is a highly visible position within the organization and the adoption community.


    II. Key Performance Indicators


    • Manages all international adoption programs and staff to ensure safe, ethical adoptions.
    • Manages all Granny Programs in the United States and abroad, including reporting and data maintenance, as well as oversight of fiscal obligations. Responsible for recruitment for the domestic Granny Program.
    • Develops an effective and cohesive team; implements and improves current work flows, including the use of the Multi-Disciplinary Task Force.
    • Develops, updates and implements departmental policies and procedures to ensure compliance, a quality program and the best possible service for clients.
    • Guides department’s approach for client recruitment, assessment, and preparation for adoptive parenting. Ensures sound clinical practices and utilizes established best-practices in the field.
    • Oversees and facilitates growth in all international adoption programs. Initiates new programs and models of practice to maintain the organization’s high standards of practice.
    • Engages quality representatives in the foreign countries who represent the organization’s highly professional practices and maintain its ethical standards. Supports ongoing programs in those countries and helps program staff resolve problems.
    • Ensures that staff are kept abreast of changes in foreign and domestic laws and regulations affecting international adoption, including immigration rules, the implementation of the Hague Convention in the U.S. and other legislation.
    • Oversees all humanitarian aid activity, including our Granny Programs and orphanage support.
    • Identifies and implements regular professional training and development for staff.
    • Supports and participates in Spence-Chapin’s fundraising, public relations and educational activities: community outreach, presentations, workshops, media interviews.

     

    III. Education & Experience


    • Master of Social Work or related degree.
    • Proven expertise in international adoption.
    • Seasoned professional with a sound background in management, problem-solving and program development.
    • Ability to provide staff, clients and workers from various countries with leadership and guidance regarding the issues of international adoptions.
    • Sound judgment and the ability to evaluate programs and resources in other countries.
    • Ability to make decisions and/or intervene in difficult or complex cases and resolve problems as they arise.


    IV. Technical Skills


    • MS Office –Proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook.
    • Experience with client relationship management database platforms.


    V. Key Competencies


    • A strong, adaptable manager who is open to challenges and changes; a team player who also can function independently, assume responsibility and provide direction.
    • Innovative leader who will take initiative in building and supporting a growing program.
    • Passionate commitment to inter-country adoption, the welfare of children and the mission of Spence-Chapin.
    • A commitment to the full breadth of responsibilities of this position, including a flexible work schedule in order to attend conferences and participate in presentations.
    • International travel is required.


    Please note: Resume’s accepted until September 7, 2018
    Location: Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children

    410 East 92nd Street-3rd Floor

    New York, NY 10128
    T: +1 212 369 0300 F: +1 212 369 8589

    www.spence-chapin.org
    EOE

     

    Posted 8/19/18

    CHILDREN'S SERVICES SOCIAL WORKER II/III

    County of San Mateo

    CHILDREN'S SERVICES SOCIAL WORKER II/III

    $5,800-$8,554/Month

     

    The Human Services Agency (HSA) of the County of San Mateo is seeking 11 qualified applicants for the position of Children's Services Social Worker II / III in the Children and Family Services Division.

     

    Social Workers within this Division provide a wide variety of Child Welfare Services to neglected, abused or dependent children and their families in order to ensure the health, welfare and safety of children; keep children with their families by providing services which would safely maintain the children in the home; arrange substitute care in relatives' homes, shelter care, foster care, group homes and institutions when necessary; develop a permanency plan for children who are unable to return home; and effectively work with a team of professionals comprised of diverse backgrounds. In addition, Social Workers in this Division perform safety and risk assessments; provide crisis intervention; make referrals for children and families; participate in processing children taken into custody pending juvenile court action; appear and present cases in court; write court reports and treatment/case plans; and serve as officers of the juvenile court, acting for and as directed by the court in all relationships with their clients.

     

    Assignments on the Children and Family Services Unit may include Intake/Screening, Emergency Response, Adoption, Permanent Placement, Family Maintenance & Reunification, Aftercare, Licensing and Court Investigations. Emergency response has day shifts, after-hour shifts and weekend shifts.

     

    The Human Services Agency is primarily seeking candidates who are available to work daytime: Tuesday through Saturday for the Emergency Response Unit. Additionally, swing shift positions are available, including evening and overnight hours and regular daytime hours.

     

    The ideal candidates will possess:

    • Mastery of core Child Welfare Services competencies
    • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a Counseling program emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy; possession of a Master's Degree in Social Work is highly desirable
    • Knowledge of various techniques in interviewing, counseling, family engagement and problem solving
    • Knowledge of trauma informed assessment and intervention
    • Knowledge of ages and stages of child development
    • Knowledge of the grief and loss cycles/process
    • Knowledge of substance abuse treatment modalities
    • Work experience in establishing rapport with clients and their families of diverse backgrounds
    • The ability to successfully manage multiple, competing priorities
    • The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
    • Preferably, the ability to speak Spanish; candidates must pass the Spanish fluency examination

     

    Experience

    • II Level: One year of experience performing duties comparable to those of a Level I Children's Services Social Worker.
    • III Level: Two years of experience performing duties comparable to those of a II Level Children's Services Social Worker.

     

    Final Filing Deadline: September 4, 2018

     

    To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at http://jobs.smcgov.org. Applications are only accepted online. EOE

    Posted 8/17/18

    PSYCHIATRIC SOCIAL WORKER / MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPIST I/II

    Spanish Speaking Preferred

    $5,767 - $8,086/Month

    County of San Mateo, CA

    The County of San Mateo's Human Services Agency, Children and Family Services Branch is seeking well-qualified and motivated individuals for the position of Psychiatric Social Worker/Marriage and Family Therapist. The selected candidate will provide therapeutic counseling and support services to children and families connected to the child welfare system and individual and group therapeutic counseling and case management services to clients having basic and/or severe emotional, family and/or social adjustment problems.

     

    The current vacancies are in the Children and Family Services Branch. One vacancy is in the San Mateo County - Foster Family Agency (SMC FFA) therapeutic program, one vacancy is in the Pathways to Well-Being program, and one vacancy is in the San Mateo County Family Resource Center (FRC). The PSW/MFT I/II may travel throughout San Mateo County to schools, community agencies, and homes as needed to provide services and/or to attend meetings.


    The San Mateo County Foster Family Agency (SMC FFA) therapeutic program utilizes a team approach when providing support to children exhibiting high-need, trauma-related behaviors entering the County's foster care system by providing Intensive Treatment Foster Care services. The SMC FFA PSW/MFT acts as the point of entry for new referrals to the SMC FFA program. The PSW/MFT is responsible for coordinating and monitoring the mental health services, including psychotropic medication, for the children in the program; coordinating, facilitating and creating individualized needs and services plans for the youth; providing therapeutic support services to the youth and resource parent as needed; and developing and coordinating the monthly foster parent trainings. PSW/MFT also assists with the recruitment and retention of SMC FFA foster homes and collects statistical data on all youth referred to the program.

    The Pathways to Well-Being (PTW) PSW/MFT is the liaison between the behavioral health recovery services system and child welfare. The PTW PSW/MFT assists social workers in ensuring all children with open child welfare cases receive timely and effective mental health screens and are referred for appropriate mental health services, as well as organizes the data to track the mental health services the children/youth are connected to. The PTW PSW/MFT also provides clinical support services to children and families. This position requires the applicant to be Spanish-speaking.

    The San Mateo County Family Resource Center (FRC) is a school-based early intervention and prevention program. The FRC PSW/MFT provides clinical and case management services to children and families within the school setting. This includes providing therapeutic services one-on-one or in small groups to help children and their families with socio-emotional issues, behavioral difficulties and family issues that often are impacted by trauma. This position requires the applicant to be Spanish-speaking.

     

    In all three programs, the PSW/MFT's primary duties will include providing mental health assessments, clinical case management and resource and referral management services; conducting brief crisis/stabilization intervention services; working with children and families receiving child welfare services; working collaboratively with foster parents, children/youth, parents/guardians, social workers, school staff members and other service providers; writing court reports; testifying in court cases as needed; and providing services that meet cultural and language needs of the children and families being served.

    The ideal candidate will possess:

    • Experience delivering behavioral health services to children exhibiting challenging behaviors due to trauma
    • Solid clinical treatment, assessment, diagnostic and evaluation skills working with a youth population
    • Knowledge of principles, techniques and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis management, as well as trauma-informed child abuse treatment and other evidence-based practices
    • Experience working with youth with complex issues involving abuse and neglect, trauma, behavioral health and substance use
    • Experience conducting individual, group and family therapy
    • Solid documentation skills:  progress notes, assessments, needs and service plans, etc.
    • Experience providing field-based services
    • Collaboration and coordination of services with other providers
    • Experience working with multi-cultural clients and staff from a trauma-informed perspective, including ensuring services provided are culturally-relevant and involve the child and family's participation to nurture the child's well-being
    • Experience establishing and maintaining effective work relationships
    • Effective oral and written communication skills

     

    Licensure/Certification:

    • PSW I - current California registration as a Clinical Social Worker Associate (ASW) or MFT I - current California Registration as a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (IMF). Individuals hired in these classifications must become licensed within three years from the date of employment as a Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California.
    • PSW II - current California license as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or MFT II - current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT).

     

    Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree in Social Work, Social Welfare or a closely related field.

     

    Final Date for Filing: August 22, 2018

     

    To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at http://jobs.smcgov.org. Applications are only accepted online. EOE

     

    Posted 8/3/18

    COMMUNITY SERVICES DIRECTOR

    Lorain County, Ohio

    The Lorain County Board of Mental Health is seeking an experienced community mental health professional as Community Services Director. The person will provide leadership in ensuring the highest standards of care for the county’s comprehensive community mental health system, and will ensure that high quality, fiscally responsible, mental health services meet the needs of those in Lorain County.

     

    Candidates must have knowledge of and experience with the continuum of community based services, public funding streams and fiscal planning, program evaluation, budgetary analysis, project management, and treatment and recovery supports for adults and children. Collaboration and team facilitation skills required. Must be an excellent verbal and written communicator and have successful experience providing administrative and clinical supervision.

     

    Position requires a Master’s Degree in Mental Health, Social Work, Psychology or a closely related field with no less than 5 to 10 years progressively responsible clinical, supervisory and management experience in Mental Health or a closely related field.

     

    Salary is negotiable with excellent fringe benefits. The full job description and application are available at: http://lcbmh.org/csd/

     

    Send completed applications and résumés to Patrice McKinney at pmckinney@lcbmh.org or at 1173 North Ridge Rd. East, Suite 101, Lorain, Ohio 44055. The deadline to apply is August 17th.

     

    The LCBMH reserves the right to extend the timeframe for the search if a desirable candidate is not found or for any other reason.

     

    EEO/AAP

     

    Posted 8/3/18

    CHILDREN'S SERVICES SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR

    County of San Mateo, CA

    CHILDREN'S SERVICES SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR

    County of San Mateo

    $8,057 - $10,071 / Month

     

    The San Mateo County's Human Services Agency is seeking well-qualified individuals for the position of Children's Services Social Work Supervisor. We currently have one position in Intake and another position in the Children and Family Services (CFS) Division Training Unit.

    The Intake Social Work Supervisor plans, assigns, reviews and evaluates the work of a unit of Social Workers and provides direction to subordinate staff. The Social Work Supervisor holds conferences with staff to discuss policies, regulations and problems related to social welfare programs; reviews case service plans and court reports; coordinates work with other units providing related services; confers with and provides information to other public and private agencies; trains new workers in casework techniques; maintains a flexible schedule in order to provide back-up emergency response on nights, weekends and holidays; and provides services in the most difficult cases or when unit workload is heavy. This position may require an alternative work schedule.

    The Children's Services Social Work Supervisor over the Training Unit will provide specialized induction and on-going training for new social worker staff. In addition, they will plan, assign, review and evaluate the work of a unit of Social Workers and provide direction to subordinate staff.

     

    Both positions are responsible for:

     

    • Training staff, employee performance, counseling employees and effectively recommending initial corrective action and other personnel decisions
    • Organizing and facilitating conferences with staff to discuss policies, regulations and problems related to social welfare programs; and reviewing case service plans and court reports
    • Training new workers in casework techniques
    • Providing services in the most difficult cases or when unit workload is heavy
    • Attending and participating in policy teams and other Agency meetings
    • Other duties as assigned

    The ideal candidates will have:

    • 3 years of experience performing a full range of professional Social Worker duties as a Social Worker III
    • Strong leadership skills to direct the work of and motivate a team of social workers
    • Knowledge and experience with the mandates of a child protection services agency, including risk assessment, Emergency Response, Family Maintenance, Family Reunification, Permanent Placement, Adoption and Foster Home Licensing
    • Knowledge of Section 300 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and Juvenile Court Procedures; strong knowledge of CWS/CMS, Safe Measures and SDM
    • Ability to manage multiple, competing project demands

     

    Minimum qualifications include completion of a Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university that included an internship, and two years of experience performing a full range of professional social worker duties, including responsibility for a long-term caseload, development of service/treatment plans, monitoring compliance through home/field calls and other personal contact, modification of treatment plans as needed/required, and authority to impose/recommend sanctions for non-compliance, impacting benefits or services.

     

    Substitution: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a Counseling program emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy that included an internship or supervised field work, AND completion of one additional year of qualifying case management/work experience that included responsibility for a long-term caseload; development of service/treatment plans; monitoring compliance through home calls, field calls and other personal contact; modification of treatment plans as needed/required; and authority to impose/recommend sanctions for non-compliance, impacting benefits or services (i.e. case closures, terminating benefits and or program participation).

     

    Final Filing Deadline: August 15, 2018

     

    To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at http://jobs.smcgov.org. Applications are only accepted online. EOE

     

    Posted 7/30/18

    Bilingual Adoption Home Study Social Worker

    A small tagline

    Reports to: Coordinator, Permanency & Client Services Director, Permanency & Client Services

    Department: Permanency & Client Services

     

    I. Primary Purpose

     

    The Coordinator, Permanency & Client Services is responsible for conducting domestic and international home study assessments for prospective adoptive parents. This candidate will oversee and implement the parent preparation and training plans for all prospective adoptive parents. Following the placement of a child(ren) into a family, the Coordinator conducts post-placement/post-adoption supervision.

     

    The ideal candidate has experience in child development and family systems and is able to use clinical judgement to assess family functioning. The ideal candidate is someone who can communicate assertively but compassionately; talk to, engage, and educate a diverse population of pre-adoptive parents; and who absorbs information quickly and thoroughly.

     

    The individual must be comfortable driving and using mass transit within the tristate area, and flexible scheduling weekend and evening appointments.

     

    II. Key Performance Indicators

    • Child-centered assessment of pre-adoptive parents
    • Prepare families for adoptive parenting – including talking to prospective adoptive parents about transracial parenting, parenting a child with special needs, impact of trauma/abuse/neglect, and developmental age vs. chronological age, openness with birth family, grief & loss
    • Ability to identify normative vs. atypical post-placement adjustment of child and family, and ability to teach families tools to promote optimal child development and attachment
    • Familiarity with child development and impact of institutionalization
    • • Possess general ability to learn about the complexities inherent in adoption work, including institutionalization, foster care, the adoption constellation, loss & grief, characteristics of the children who are in need of adoptive families
    • Ability to identify themes or patterns in the families we work with in order to suggest new groups, trainings or other offerings to better support our families
    • Perform any other department or agency-related duties or special projects as directed by supervisor, including but not limited to, conference attendance, presentations, workshops, support group facilitation, and trainings

    III. Education & Experience

    • Master’s degree in Social Work, with licensing in New York or New Jersey (LMSW, LSW, LCSW)
    • 3-5 years’ relevant experience preferred (home study, family assessment and parent preparation or related areas)
    • Foster care/adoption background preferred
    • Experience supervising social workers strongly preferred
    • Spanish speaking strongly preferred
    • Evening and weekend hours required, including travel and home visits

    IV. Technical Skills

    • MS Office –Proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Knowledge of completing case notes in a database environment

    V. Key Competencies

    • Strong clinical assessment skills
    • Strong management skills, including robust organization, and ability to meet tight deadlines
    • Strong clinical thinking skills, including self-reflection, ability to receive and incorporate feedback, and identify transference and countertransference issues in client work
    • Ability to multitask; strong execution skills; thorough follow through, and attention to detail
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with various departments, which supports both individual and cooperative work
    • Ability to work independently at satellite office locations

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Interested applicants should send cover letter with salary requirement and resume to recruiting@spence-chapin.org.

     

    Posted 7/25/18

    Lecturer – Social Work

    Lehman College, CUNY

    Bronx, New York

    The Department of Social Work invites applications for a full-time lecturer position beginning Fall 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in fieldwork seminar, social work practice, human behavior in the social environment, and social policy; advise students; and provide service to the department, college, university, and community (i.e., committee, administrative, supervisory, and other assignments normally associated with a full-time lecturer appointment). Evening teaching will be required.

     

    The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The college serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. The teaching load is 27 hours (9 courses). Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship and professional development support.

    The Social Work Programs (undergraduate and graduate) at Lehman College are nationally recognized for their commitment to urban social work and serving underserved urban populations and communities. The programs are among the most diverse social work education programs in the nation. The faculty and staff are highly supportive of our students while we hold them to high professional standards. The programs are strongly connected with urban communities, especially the Bronx.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully.

    Must have a commitment to urban social and economic justice and underserved populations and communities along with a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

    Preferred Qualifications:


    - Master’s degree in social work from an accredited college/university
    - LMSW in New York State
    - Experienced social work practitioner (minimum of 3 years post-masters) in an urban environment and committed to diversity
    - Currently in Ph.D/DSW program in social work or ABD
    - Bilingual
    - Record of publications

     

    COMPENSATION

     

    Commensurate with education and experience.

    CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package

    covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave,

    and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research,

    scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing

    faculty professional development.

     

    HOW TO APPLY

    Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new

    user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select

    "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

    Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional

    references (name, title, organization, and contact information).

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    it is not needed to investigate any issue.

    For other questions:
    For questions about the content of any job posting, please contact the

    Human Resources department:Recruiting@lehman.cuny.edu.

     

    CLOSING DATE

    Review of applications will begin September 1, 2018 and continue until a

    candidate is identified.

     

    JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

    CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

     

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to

    apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected

    groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the

    basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or

    gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

     

    Posted 7/25/18

                                        

     

     

     

    Bilingual- Spanish Social Worker

    The National Institutes of Health, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    Bethesda, MD

    We are seeking a Bilingual- Spanish Social Worker. The National Institutes of Health, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is Located just outside our Nation's Capital in Bethesda, MD and is the nation’s medical research agency— making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. This position is located in the Social Work Department (SWD), Clinical Center (CC), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Social Worker facilitates the objectives of the NIH by providing a wide range of diagnostic, treatment, consultative and educational services to CC patients, their families, and staff. The selected candidate will provide psychosocial care to mentally and medically ill patients. This setting includes patients from varied geographical areas and divergent cultures, arriving from and discharged to worldwide locations. The patient population is diverse with respect to the severity of their illness. Some patients will be faced with life threatening illnesses and some with long term chronic illnesses. The selected candidate will independently provide social work services to Clinical Center patients, families, and staff, utilizing a full range of screening, assessment, diagnostic, treatment, consultative, and educational services. Treatment modalities include crisis intervention, individual, family or group psychotherapy, emotional/environmental support and resource planning. Such treatment requires advanced casework and clinical social work skills to deal with complex, psychosocial and medical problems.

    •    Please apply on www.usajobs.gov between 7/19/18 and 7/23/18;             announcement closes at 11:59 pm. Search for announcement                    # NIH-CC-DE-18-10239633 or # NIH-CC-MP18-10240795
    •   It’s our goal to lead the global effort in training today’s Investigators and    discovering tomorrow’s cures.

    Social Worker (Bilingual-Spanish) requirements:

    • Master’s degree in clinical social work

    • State licensure in any U.S. state or territory at an independent clinical social work practice level (LCSW or equivalent).

    • Be bilingual (Spanish and English), with fluency sufficient to conduct psychosocial assessments and clinical social work interventions in Spanish, and to document those activities in English in the medical record.

     

    Tips on Applying:

    • Go to USAJOBS.gov and keyword search for the appropriate vacancy announcement number that is underlined on the left

    • List specific examples in your resume/CV that correspond to the examples listed under “additional requirements”

    • Provide days/months/and years of employment for each position

    • Attach a copy/picture of your license • Include your transcript(s)

    • Apply early and contact Carrie Stroup, the Human Resource Specialist listed below, to ensure you have submitted everything

     

    For more information, please contact Carrie Stroup, HR Specialist, at Carrie.Stroup@nih.gov or at 301 435-4748.

     

    NIH Benefits:

    • Thrift Savings 401k plan

    • Health, Life, Dental, Vision

    • Flexible Spending Accounts

    • Flexible schedules

     

    Social Workers: “There’s no hospital in the world like the "Clinical Center”

     

    DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

     

    Posted 7/12/18

    JOB POSTING TITLE: Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Faculty – PVN #18935

    LOCATION: Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College

    FULL-TIME POSITION

     

    GENERAL DUTIES

    The Associate Dean administers one or more key College programs. He/she develops, implements, and assesses programs and services to produce high-quality results and meet strategic goals. He/she also coordinates activities among the College, and may oversee staff, budget, operations, and facilities.

     

    CAMPUS-SPECIFIC INFORMATION

    The Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs reports to the Dean and responsibilities include the following:

    • Oversee and supervise the MSW Field Education and Student Services Departments
    •  Supervise the Director of the MSW Program
    • Supervise the Director of Field Education
    •  Supervise the Director of Student Services
    •  Direct and oversee the Registrar regarding course scheduling and faculty assignment
    •  Provide administrative support and assistance to full-time and adjunct faculty
    •  Develop and prepare full-time faculty workload in consultation with the faculty and the Dean
    •  Construct and implement the course schedule of classes

    (A more detailed job description is listed on the official posting at http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html

    PVN 18935)

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    This position is in CUNY’s Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and eight years of related experience. Additional qualifications are listed below.

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Ph.D. in Social Welfare or Social Work with experience in curriculum development, educational technology, program and policy development, course scheduling, identifying and hiring adjunct faculty and designing and implementing faculty development initiatives. In addition a successful candidate should also have experience in the creation and implementation of interdisciplinary programs and extensive experience working with social work students and faculty. Master’s in Social Work preferred.

     

    COMPENSATION

    Commensurate with experience.

        

    HOW TO APPLY

    Go to http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html Search for jobs using PVN 18935.

    Candidates should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three references.

    For CUNYFirst instructions please go to http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsyteminstructions.html

     

    Posted 6/27/18

     

    Bilingual Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)

    Cambridge Health Alliance

    Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 02141

     

    Employment Type: Full Time
    Work Shift: Day/Evening with Variable Start Time
    Work Days: Avg. 8 hrs/day, M-F
    Hours/Week: 40

    Job Details:


    We are seeking Clinical Social Workers/Clinical Care Managers for the federally funded grant project, "Enhancing Systems of Care" (E-SOC). The purpose of this role is to deliver integrated care to children with mental health needs and their families onsite within primary care. Care Managers will work collaboratively with primary care to provide clinical evaluations and consultation, in coordination with child psychiatry and family support specialists. Care will be based upon individualized goals, and be community based. Clinical Care Managers will work with families to create Child and Family Teams, if needed, for at-risk youth, and ensure quality through comprehensive care planning processes. This position will report to the Supervisor, Clinical Care Manager.

     

    Qualifications:

    Education/Training: Licensed, Master's level clinical training required. LICSW

    Work Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years working in community-based child mental health care delivery

    Bilingual: Portuguese or Spanish

     

    Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/smy5c4hjxfnnhc4m

     

    PI103009071

     

    Posted 6/27/18

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