County of San Mateo, CA

    Associate Dean for Research

    University of Illinois at Chicago

    Jane Addams College of Social Work

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    Jane Addams College of Social Work

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    Licensed Mental Health Professional

    Clio, Alabama

    Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.


    At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.


    Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Licensed Mental Health Professional to join our team of healthcare professionals throughout Alabama.


    We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

    • Annual review with performance increase
    • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
    • Paid holidays
    • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Dental and Vision insurance
    • 401(k) retirement saving plans
    • Company-paid short-term disability
    • Healthcare and dependent care spending account



    An employee in this class serves provides individual and group counseling services to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal and social development as well as institutional adjustment by performing the duties listed below. This is an advanced psychological services position.




    A. Interviews inmates to obtain information concerning medical history, mental health history, or other pertinent information.

    B. Observes inmates to detect indications of abnormal behavior.

    C. Reviews results of tests, treatment plans and treatment cases with the Psychiatrist/Psychologist to evaluate client needs and implement treatment.

    D. Consult with and offer feedback to ADOC staff in classification, records, administration, and security in conveying inmate information related to level of functioning and program eligibility.

    E. Responds to legitimate requests with the approval of the inmate for information, such as from Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Half-way Houses, and Social Security Administration as well as transfer requests, progress reviews, and inquiries by institutional staff, while following appropriate guidelines regarding case management and ensuring the proper assignment of inmates to programs.

    F. May administer/interpret standardized tests within their scope of practice, such as the MMPI-2, WAIS-III, WRAT-4, and BETA, by following the standardized test manuals to accurately assess the inmate’s level of mental and intellectual functioning, the probability of future acting-out and other deviant/maladaptive behavior by providing data for evaluations and accurate information relevant to other types of inmate placement, intervention, and treatment, such as Consult to the Disciplinary Process, Treatment Plans, and institutional assignment.

    G. Plans and administers therapeutic treatment such as counseling, behavior modification and psychosocial education to assist inmates in managing their mental disorders and other interpersonal or environmental problems.

    H. Discuss progress toward treatment goals with inmate and ensures that the treatment plan is completed in a timely manner, adhered to as the barometer for treatment and is reflected in the progress notes.

    I. Consults with Psychologist and Psychiatrist concerning treatment plan and amends plan as described.

    J. Conducts peer reviews and participates in program audits and continuous quality improvement activities as directed by the Site Health Services Administrator.

    K. Refers inmates to supportive services to supplement treatment and counseling, such as religious services, classification and substance abuse services.

    L. Prepares inmates for release via treatment, schedules follow-up appointments for the inmate with their local county mental health center, ensures that appropriate staff counsels inmate on medication issues as relevant, assist the inmate when needed to obtain shelter and/or social services.



    • Conforms to Wexford Health Sources, Inc. and correctional regulations, as appropriate, to include, but not be limited to:
      • Dress code
      • Schedule/time sheet
      • Safety and security regulations
      • Procedure for sick leave/vacation time/education seminars
    • Maintain the confidentiality of inmate records
    • Approaches change in a positive manner
    • Accepts constructive criticism/advice and learns from it
    • Maintain composure in stressful situations

    The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.



    Standard medical setting within a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with offenders/patients, correctional staff, and health care personnel. Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.




    TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.

    LICENSING: Licensed in the State of Alabama by the Board of Examiners in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work Examiners or Behavior Analyst Certification Board

    CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification.

    EDUCATION: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Behavioral Analysis, or Counseling from an APA accredited school.


    • Two years of experience in a mental health/correctional setting preferred.
    • Have ability to assess treatment goals and write goal-directed, individualized treatment plans; have ability to monitor and document individual behavior patterns and modify treatment plans; and be familiar with diagnostic nomenclature outlined in the most recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. 



    Posted 10/22/019


    Tenure-track Faculty Positions – Rank Open

    University of Illinois at Chicago

    Jane Addams College of Social Work

    Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. Candidates for positions at the rank of Assistant Professor should be committed to social work’s role in advancing social, racial, and economic justice for inner city residents and urban communities. We are seeking candidates with clear evidence of potential for excellence in teaching, and service, a strong scholarly trajectory and external funding potential to expand our faculty’s expertise and enhance the College’s diverse and inclusive focus.


    Candidates for Associate and Full Professor should have a track record of excellence in teaching, community service, research, and scholarly productivity with external funding from Federal agencies, national foundations, or similar sources to support an established research agenda. Faculty with research expertise in racial and ethnic inequity and disproportionality, child and family well-being, juvenile and criminal justice, social determinants of health, immigration, organizations and community practice, social stratification and exclusion, and other issues relevant to African American and Latinx populations are strongly encouraged to apply.


    The College has a strong record of excellent academic programs, integrated research and community service projects with external funding. Faculty are actively engaged in socially beneficial research and service projects in the areas of child welfare, health inequities, chronic health conditions, substance abuse, mental health, social policy, criminal justice, and other areas. We invite applicants who will help expand these mission-driven, community-based research and service partnerships.


    Candidates for these positions should have a doctorate in social work or a related field by the time of appointment. A master’s degree in social work with two or more years of post-MSW social work practice experience is preferred. Appointments start in August 2020.


    To apply please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and the names and address of three references to Faith Johnson Bonecutter, Faculty Search Committee Chairperson. All applications must be submitted online through the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=121153.

    Completed applications should be received by November 15, 2019 for fullest consideration. Close date will be December 20, 2019. For more information about the positions, please contact Faith Johnson Bonecutter, Faculty Search Committee Chairperson, at faithjb@uic.edu.


    The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


    The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


    Posted 10/11/12


    Associate Dean for Research

    Chicago, Il

    Jane Addams College of Social Work (JACSW) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for a newly created position of Associate Dean for Research (ADR), starting in August 2020 or sooner.


    Position Responsibilities and Qualifications:


    The ADR provides leadership for the College’s research mission and oversees the ongoing development of the College’s research enterprise. The ADR works closely with the Dean to establish strategic research directions, launch major research initiatives and nurture scholarship and external research funding among the faculty and within the College’s centers. The College’s faculty, staff, and student body are culturally, racially and ethnically diverse; its academic programs, research centers, and service programs are ranked among the best in the nation. Faculty are actively engaged in research and sponsored projects that have significant social impact in child welfare, criminal justice, behavioral health, health inequalities, and other areas.


    Essential qualifications for the ADR position include:

    • An earned doctorate, preferably in social work or the social or behavioral sciences;
    • An outstanding research record with significant external research funding from Federal agencies and other funding sources;
    • Experience managing large research programs such as research departments, sponsored project teams, and/or research centers;
    • Demonstrated ability in developing and sustaining a research program in an area of social significance;
    • Familiarity with research compliance issues including Federal regulations, IRB requirements, and conflict of interest guidelines;
    • Demonstrated interest and experience in working with or on behalf of individuals and communities from different racial and ethnic groups and populations who are poor, have limited access to resources or face discrimination and oppression;
    • Excellent community and professional networking skills, including involvement in public policy groups and policy dissemination venues.


    The ADR is a faculty position. A candidate with the above qualifications can apply for the ADR position as a Research Professor (without tenure). A candidate who has, in addition to the above qualifications, extensive experience in an academic setting and has qualifications commensurate with the rank of tenured Associate or Full Professor in the UIC JACSW can apply for the ADR position as a tenured Associate or Full professor. All applications must be submitted online. Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and the name and address of three references through the following link:


    For fullest consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2019. Job search closes on December 20, 2019. For more information, please contact Chang-ming Hsieh, Search Committee Chairperson at chsieh@uic.edu. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


    Posted 10/7/19



    County of San Mateo, CA

    The Human Services Agency (HSA) of the County of San Mateo is seeking 7 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 (CFS) may include After Hours, Intake/Screening, Emergency Response, Adoptions, Permanent Placement, Family Maintenance & Reunification, AB12, Licensing and Court Investigations.

    Traditionally, new workers are assigned to Emergency Response, Court Investigations or Family Maintenance & Reunification;

    however, that may shift based on agency needs. CFS operates 24 hours a day/7 days a week.


    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 incorporate safety, permanency and well-being when working with families
    • 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


    • 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 Level II Children's Services Social Worker

    Final Filing Deadline: October 15, 2019


    To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at



    Applications are only accepted online, and a supplemental application form must be submitted in addition to our regular

    employment application form. EOE


    Posted 9/26/19

    Social Work Adjunct Faculty

    Northampton, Massachusetts


    The Smith College School for Social Work is seeking candidates to serve as adjunct faculty in its MSW and PhD programs. Selected candidates will teach social work courses(s) in specific areas related to one of the following sequences: Social Work Practice, Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Policy, or Research. Courses are offered in one or both of its summer terms (Term 1: June 1 – July 3, 2020; Term 2: July 13 – August 14, 2020). We are seeking candidates who are available for the entire 10-week summer session period, as well as potentially either 5-week period. Please make your availability clear in your application. For a complete course listing, see our website at www.ssw.smith.edu. Course instruction is held twice a week; two hours per session (First-year Practice courses are held three times a week). Adjuncts are responsible for instructional preparation and assessment of student performance, providing assistance to students, by appointment, and attending sequence meetings. In addition to compensation, campus meals and on-campus housing is provided to adjuncts.


    Qualifications :


    An MSW from an accredited school of social work is preferred; master level degrees from a closely related profession with direct relevance to social work will be considered. Three years applied post-master’s experience is strongly preferred in most areas of

    teaching. Candidates should have a demonstrated trajectory of successful teaching excellence.


    About Smith College School for Social Work:


    The Smith College School for Social Work was founded in 1918 for the express purpose of preparing social workers to provide mental health services to traumatized soldiers and their families at the end of World War I. Building on this history and its reputation for

    excellence in clinical education, the School’s pedagogical mission remains focused on developing clinical social workers firmly grounded in a synthesis of psychological and social theories. With its intensive block program structure and immersive internship

    experiences, the MSW curriculum is designed to educate students for the provision of effective clinical social work services in diverse settings and populations. The PhD program, established in 1964, prepares advanced clinical practitioners for leadership positions in social work education, research, and practice. In both programs, the School aims to produce generative clinical social workers adept in relationally-based, culturally responsive social work practices, well-prepared to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing field and to help shape clinical social work for future generations.


    The School’s commitment to becoming an anti-racism institution infuses all aspects of its programs; all faculty members are expected to actively contribute to this commitment in all aspects of their work. Smith College is part of a five college consortium centrally located in the Northeast corridor between Boston and New York in an academically engaged and demographically diverse area.

    Application materials:


    Cover letter; vita; contact information for 3 professional references. In the subject line of the cover letter, please indicate in which sequence(s) and/or courses you feel you are qualified to teach.


    Application Deadline:


    Email application materials to sswfacultysupport@smith.edu not later than November 1, 2019. CVs will be reviewed upon receipt and on a rolling basis until positions are filled.


    If you have questions, please contact Nieves Ayala, Faculty Support and Systems Specialist, at (413) 585-7978 or at nayala42@smith.edu.





    Smith College is committed to maintaining a diverse community in an atmosphere of mutual respect and appreciation of differences. Smith College does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies on the bases of race, color, creed, religion,

    national/ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, or with regard to the bases outlined in the Veterans Readjustment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. For more information, please contact the adviser for equity complaints, College Hall 103, (413)

    585-2141, or visit www.smith.edu/diversity.


    Posted 1/20/19



    North Adams, MA

    The Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work Department at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Social Work – position begins September 1, 2020. Interested candidates should be committed to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment, social justice perspectives, interdisciplinary collaboration, and mentoring diverse and engaged students.


    Our interdisciplinary department offers a major in Sociology as well as minors in Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Child and Family Studies, Sociology, and Social Work. Our department places high value on experiential education, community-based learning, and undergraduate research. We are strongly committed to education as a tool for social justice and active engagement on the MCLA campus and/or with the surrounding community.


    The successful candidate must be prepared to teach Social Work Skills, Methods of Social Research, and direct practice/clinical social work electives within their areas of expertise. Candidates who can contribute to our other departmental minors are particularly encouraged to apply.


    The position requires teaching 12 credits (four courses) per semester; recruiting and advising majors and minors; participating in department and college service; and maintaining active scholarship.


    Candidate Requirements:

    • PhD/DSW in Social Work
    • Practice experience in the field of social work
    • Undergraduate teaching experience desirable
    • Record of scholarly work
    • Strong interest in working in an interdisciplinary department of Sociologists, Anthropologists, and Social Workers


    To apply:


    Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; and an explanation of research interests and agenda to http://mcla.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=115478.


    Final candidates will be asked to submit a writing sample and three letters of recommendation.


    Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


    Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2019.


    Questions should be directed via email to the Search Committee Chair:

    Dr. Kerri Nicoll



    This position is contingent on final budgetary approval.


    Posted 9/9/19

    Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

    (Multiple Positions)

    LOCATION (Campus): Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, New York City

    FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College-CUNY invites applicants for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor positions. Duties include: performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


    The Silberman School of Social Work (formerly Hunter College School of Social Work) has a national reputation as a leader in public urban education. Established in 1956, the School's mission is to prepare highly competent social work leaders to work in a variety of professional roles, settings, and communities in New York and other national urban centers, in order to improve the lives of vulnerable and stigmatized people and the communities in which they live. The School is located in a state-of-the art building in the historic and vibrant New York City neighborhood of East Harlem. Our curriculum, scholarship, and agency partnerships reflect a deep commitment to recruiting and educating a diverse student body, and to innovations in social policy, practice, and research that values cultural complexity and social justice. The School has 43 full-time faculty and approximately 1,400 MSW and BSW students.


    Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.




    Applicants must have an earned doctorate in social work or a related field. Also required are the ability to teach successfully; demonstrated research and scholarship; and the ability to work collegially for the good of the institution.




    Applicants who also have an MSW degree, at least two years of practice experience, and a clear trajectory of research and scholarship. Applicants demonstrating success in agency and community partnerships that provide opportunities for research and scholarship are encouraged to apply. The following areas of scholarship are preferred, but not required:


    • Health

    • Developmental Disabilities/Autism

    • Child and Adolescent Mental Health

    • School-based Social Work

    • Immigration and Global Social Work




    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.




    Candidates must apply online for PVN # 20854 at https://www2.cuny.edu/employment/ Please provide a cover letter specifying primary area of scholarship, a record of funded research, teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with your application. For CUNYFirst Instructions please visit





    The search will remain open until the positions are filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on September 30, 2019. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after the initial round. JOB SEARCH CATEGORY: CUNY Job Posting: Faculty 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 8/27/19

    Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Tenure-Track Position

    Cincinnati, OH

    School of Social Work

    College of Allied Health Sciences

    University of Cincinnati


    The School of Social Work at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position. Applicants must have the capacity to propose, receive, and conduct externally-funded research that is interdisciplinary and translational. Experience with innovative academic delivery systems, including online instructional technology is desirable.


    The School of Social Work is part of the College of Allied Health Sciences, offers a range of opportunities for interdisciplinary research and teaching from nutrition, communication sciences and disorders, occupational and physical therapy.


    Minimum qualifications:

    • PhD in social work, social welfare, or a similar field
    • Master of Social Work (MSW) degree
    • Minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience
    • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate students
    • A clearly defined plan of research, scholarly publications, and external funding are expected


    Application requirements: letter of application, CV, three professional references, contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement, statement of research agenda, and samples of published/written materials. Official academic transcripts will be required at the time of hire.


    Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/2KfSLRH


    The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


    As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


    The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


    Posted 8/6/19


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