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Most employers are reputable and reliable, but the School of Social Work is not in a position to guarantee the professional standing of individual agencies, companies or other employers posting position notices. Applicants should research potential employers as part of the job search process.

Employers: if you would like us to post your opening, send it to: ssw@missouri.edu.

Missouri State Job Opportunities can be viewed at https://apps1.mo.gov/meritregisters/. This site provides information concerning Merit registers that are open for current, future, and ongoing job opportunities within the agencies that comprise the Missouri Merit System. State Employment Information for Job Applicants can be viewed and accessed at: http://oa.mo.gov/human-resources-service-center.

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Location Department Job Title FTPT Posted On
Brookfield, MO Adult - Trenton Peer Specialist RFT 4/25/2016
Hannibal, MO CPRC - Hannibal Community Support Specialist RFT 11/13/2015
Hannibal, MO- Clarity Healthcare Clarity Healthcare Therapist (LCSW) RFT 4/7/2016
Iola, KS Kansas-Iola DFC Project Coordinator RFT 4/4/2016
Jefferson City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Jeff City Behavioral Health Technician RPT 9/2/2015
Joplin, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent-Joplin Behavioral Health Technician RPT 8/3/2015
Joplin, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent-Joplin Behavioral Health Technician - Overnight RPT 4/27/2016
Joplin, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent-Joplin Counselor RFT 5/18/2016
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas City ALEX (Alternative Learning Experiences) Instructor RFT 5/6/2016
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas City Behavioral Health Technician PRN 4/1/2016
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas City Behavioral Health Technician RPT 2/2/2016
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas City Behavioral Health Technician- Overnight RPT 5/11/2016
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas City Residen Coord Assistant RFT 5/11/2016
Kirksville, MO (Jamison Location) Adult - Kirksville Behavioral Health Technician RPT 10/6/2015
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) CPRC - Kirksville Community Support Specialist RFT 3/29/2016
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) CPRC - Kirksville CSS Supervisor RFT 2/15/2016
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) Prevention Project Coordinator (C2000) RFT 5/24/2016
Liberty, MO Adolescent - Liberty Behavioral Health Technician RPT 11/3/2015
Liberty, MO Adolescent - Liberty Community Support Specialist RFT 5/3/2016
Liberty, MO Adult - Liberty Community Support Specialist RFT 2/23/2016
Olathe, KS Kansas-Olathe Counselor RFT 3/4/2016
Quincy, IL Illinois-Quincy Behavioral Health Technician RPT 9/29/2014
Quincy, IL Illinois-Quincy Lead Therapist- CRITICAL $1000 SIGN ON BONUS RFT 1/6/2016
Quincy, IL Illinois-Quincy Therapist RFT 10/6/2015
Site Location Negotiable Administration Sr Grants Writer RFT 5/12/2016
Site Location Negotiable Volunteer/Intern Internships (Bachelors Level/Undergrad) INT 4/2/2015
Site Location Negotiable Volunteer/Intern Practicum Student/Master Level INT 4/2/2015
St. Charles, MO Adolescent - St. Charles Behavioral Health Technician RPT 3/3/2014
St. Charles, MO St. Charles TOC Community Support Specialist/Associate Counselor RFT 4/13/2016
St. Louis City North, MO Adolescent- St. Louis Therapist (LCSW) RFT 4/6/2016
St. Louis, MO (Broadway St Location) Adult - St. Louis Broadway Behavioral Health Technician RFT 5/9/2016
St. Louis, MO (Broadway St Location) Adult - St. Louis Broadway Counselor RFT 5/11/2016
St. Louis, MO (Northrup Location) Adolescent- St. Louis Behavioral Health Technician RPT 3/3/2014
St. Louis, MO (Northrup Location) Adolescent- St. Louis Community Support Specialist RFT 5/9/2016
St. Louis, MO (Office Center Location) Adolescent St L County School Teams Coordinator RFT 4/21/2016
Trenton, MO Adult - Trenton Behavioral Health Technician RPT 3/3/2014
Trenton, MO Adult - Trenton Counselor RFT 5/19/2016
Trenton, MO Adult - Trenton Peer Specialist RFT 3/3/2016
Troy, MO Adolescent - Lincoln Co Behavioral Health Technician RFT 4/7/2016
Wentzville, MO Adolescent - Wentzville Behavioral Health Technician RPT 9/16/2015
Wentzville, MO Adolescent - Wentzville Clinical Supervisor RFT 5/12/2016
Wentzville, MO Adolescent - Wentzville Community Support Specialist RPT 9/16/2015
Wichita, KS (Hillside Location) Kansas-Hillside Counselor RFT 3/21/2016
Winfield, KS Adult - Winfield Resid Behavioral Health Technician RPT 3/3/2014
Winfield, KS Adult - Winfield Resid Counselor RFT 4/4/2016

Youth Villages, a national leader in children’s behavioral health, has helped troubled children and their families find success for more than 25 years now. Our Evidentiary Family Restoration® approach consistently produces lasting success for children. Utilized in a comprehensive array of programs and services, the approach involves intensive work with the child and family, a focus on measuring outcomes, keeping children in the community whenever safely possible, and providing accountability to families and funders. Youth Villages is a private, non-profit organization with offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.

Youth Villages has openings in the following positions:

Intercept® Family Intervention Specialist

The Intercept® program serves a broad population of youth, including those involved with multiple child-serving systems and those at high risk of removal from their families. The program specializes in diverting youth from out-of-home placements by helping their families safely maintain youth in their home environment. This position is responsible for providing intensive home-based therapy to families.


YVLifeSet™ Specialist

YVLifeSet™ helps young people aging out of state custody or other care arrangements successfully transition to independence. Specially trained YVLifeSet specialists meet with YVLifeSet participants at least once a week — and more often when needed — in community settings, including their homes, at school or on the job, at a doctor’s office or wherever is most convenient for the young person. Specialists are available 24/7 to help the young adult.

Apply Online

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The Missouri Prevention Center has opening for the following positions:

STARS/CCU:

The Missouri Prevention Center is seeking part-time data collectors. The data collection will take part in local schools. This is a great opportunity for students to gain research experience.

  • mandatory training is provided before data collection (training in standardized testing and observations)
  • the position pays $15 per hour including training
  • personal transportation is required to drive to the schools in the area
  • 1-3 days of availability per week and 2-8 hours per day (between 7:30 am and 4:00 pm) during the data collection periods are required

Job Qualifications:

  • Be flexible in your availability.
  • Be flexible in the field. Your tasks may change throughout the day.
  • Be a quick learner. There isn't a whole lot of time to become proficient in our observation code so we need someone who picks up on new skills quickly.
  • Be comfortable in a school setting, around students, teachers and administrators.
  • Be independent. While we do a lot of our data collection in teams, we sometimes need to split up to be more efficient.

More information about the projects and the Missouri Prevention Center is on our website.


CHAMPS

The Missouri Prevention Center is looking for a part-time temporary data collector for the CHAMPS Program Evaluation. This study is funded through IES. The project lead is Keith Herman, Professor in the Educational, School and Counseling Psychology Department at MU. This is a great opportunity for students looking for research experience, especially in a school setting.

  • We are collecting observation data in a large school district in St. Louis County. Mandatory training for this position is provided in Columbia at the University of Missouri before each data collection period.
  • This person will be collecting data through observation, surveys and standardized test administration. We will train this individual in all of these measures.
  • This person will work with our team of about 10 staff members at the Missouri Prevention Center at Mizzou, where our grant is housed. This person will join our Columbia team in driving in a university rental car to St. Louis for data collection.
  • This person needs to have 1-2 full days available per week during the data collection periods. The team usually leaves Columbia early in the morning (about 5:30) in order to get to St. Louis for the start of the school day and returns to Columbia by 5 pm.
  • We need this person to be available for the project for about 4 weeks in October, 2 weeks in December, 2 weeks in February, and about 8 weeks in March, April, & May.
  • This position pays $15 per hour, including training and time driving to and from St. Louis.

Job Qualifications:

  • Be flexible in your availability (it's ok to have set days you are free but the times on those days may change).
  • Be flexible in the field. Your tasks may change throughout the day.
  • Be a quick learner. There isn't a whole lot of time to become proficient in our observation code so we need someone who picks up on new skills quickly.
  • Be comfortable in a school setting, around students, teachers and administrators.
  • Be independent. While we do a lot of our data collection in teams, we sometimes need to split up to be more efficient.

More information about the project and the Missouri Prevention Center is on our website.

Fitzgibbon Hospital is seeking a LMSW/LCSW behavioral health consultant to function as a member of the interdisciplinary team in the primary care clinic to identify and behaviorally intervene to assist individuals in improving health status and manage chronic illness. This position will float between Marshall Family Practice (Marshall,MO); Akeman-McBurney Medical Clinic, (Slater, MO); and Grand River Medical Clinic, (Brunswick, MO). Education and experience: Masters degree, Missouri LCSW license, experience preferred. Shift: Full Time, 8am-4:30pm.

To apply, contact human resources at (660) 886-7431.

Bridge Interpreting/MERIL is seeking part-time staff interpreters to be responsible for providing services to individuals with hearing loss who use American Sign Language or other modes of communication within the communities we serve. Candidates for this position must be proficient in American Sign Language, hold an Advanced or Master Certification or similar certification accepted in the state of Missouri and an Interpreting License as required by Missouri law. The person must have reliable transportation and be able to travel in our service area, including but not limited to Missouri and Kansas. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Interpreter Training, Deaf Studies or related field in social services is preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. State and federal background checks are required and medical credentialing, and drug screening upon offer. There also will be a pre-screening evaluation on sign language skills by means of video submission. Part-time benefits provided by MERIL d/b/a Bridge Interpreting and other optional benefits are included in the compensation package. MERIL is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Please submit an application, cover letter and resume to:

Sarah Kurtz
4420 S. 40th Street
St. Joseph, MO 64503
sarahk@meril.org no later than close of business Wednesday, May 18, 2016. You may also Apply Online.

Arthur Center has openings in the following positions:

  • Youth Community Support Specialist - Arthur Center Youth Services is looking for a Youth Community Specialist to assist families of children with serious emotional disturbance. The successful candidate will be energetic, positive, and welcoming of youth and families with complex needs. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, social work or closely related field is required, but persons with a master’s degree are encouraged to apply. The position requires documentation in an electronic health record and day-time travel. Competitive pay and benefits are offered including health insurance, dental, vision, retirement plan, and paid time off.
  • Outpatient Therapist - Arthur Center Community Health, a federally qualified health center located in Mexico, MO is seeking a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Psychologist to work in outpatient integrated primary care location. Competitive salary and benefits are offered including health insurance, dental, vision, simple IRA retirement plan, paid time off, and continuing education reimbursement. Our setting offers the opportunity to collaborate with primary care and dental care provider in the same facility. The successful candidate will be licensed to practice in the State of Missouri. Our organization is committed to working in a person-centered, holistic approach and seeking someone with these values. Clinical documentation will be in an electronic health record with e-prescribing.

EOE. Apply today at www.arthurcenter.com.

Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services of Missouri, a nonprofit agency, is seeking part-time mentors who can devote 10 to 12hrs per week helping at-risk Boone County youths positive values, improved life and coping skills, and improved family relationships through the vehicle of mentoring. Must be able to work independently and some local travel is required. Must have bachelor’s degree in (social work, human services, psychology, education), and other related areas. Must be 21 years of age, and able to pass extensive background screen, including drug test. Hourly wages up to $11 per hour. Email cover letter and resume to jason.beard@pchas.org or fax to (314) 227-4508.

The Missouri Department of Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a habilitation specialist I/II for their central Missouri office in Columbia, MO. This position serves on the Behavior Resource Team

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in implementing sustainable systems (training procedures, building a meaningful day, staff and individual reinforcements, etc.) in agencies and families to support positive behavioral support strategies through Tiered Supports.
  • Collect and utilize data to develop universal strategies (choice and communications, predictable scheduling, and positive interactions) to implement with families and agency staff to reduce undesirable behaviors and promote quality of life through Tiered Support and Individual Consultation process.
  • Train and coach staff and families on Tools of Choice training and positive behavior supports to reduce undesirable behaviors and promote quality of life.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 earned semester hours or 36 earned quarter hours in one or a combination of the following: Elementary or Secondary Education, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Counseling, Recreation (including specialty areas such as Art, Dance, Music, or Physical Education), Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nursing, or other specialties in the field of human services. (Experience as a Registered Nurse may substitute on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the required education.)

Compensation: Twice-a-month Salary Range: $1,208.50 - $1,995.50.

Interested applicants please send completed DMH application along with three letters of professional references and a copy of your college transcript no later than close of business, Friday, May 13, 2016, to: Stephanie Newman, Human Resources, Central Missouri Regional Office, 1500 Vandiver Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MO 65202, by fax (573) 884-4294 or email: stephanie.newman@dmh.mo.gov.

Family Facets has openings in the following positions:

  • Intensive In-Home Services (IIS) Specialist for Boone & Callaway County, Missouri. Provides intensive home based service to prevent out of home placement of children. Full-time position and a 2 family caseload. On call for crisis. Behavioral training provided. Starting salary $27,000-30,000/yr, with adjustment for advanced service related experience. Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a comparable human service field and 3 years children services experience minimum. Prior MO Children's Division service interaction preferred. Application documents available at www.familyfacets.com. Completed Family Facets Employment Application, Cover Letter, Contract Data form CM-7 and Resume to be emailed to FamilyFacets@FamilyFacets.com.
  • LCSW, LMSW or LPC needed for Family Facets Therapy Program in Columbia, Missouri and surrounding counties. Our Therapy Program is an integrated, holistic, strengths-based approach to support healing and growth, including education and intervention for clients and their families. This is a part to full-time position, on an ‘as needed’ basis, providing counseling in-home and in our Columbia Office. Compensation is a percentage of the fees received by Family Facets. Active license and at least one year of experience preferred. Application documents available at www.FamilyFacets.com. Completed Family Facets Employment Application, Cover Letter, Resume and current Missouri LCSW, LMSW or LPC license to be emailed to FamilyFacets@FamilyFacets.com.

Jefferson City Center of Hope Homeless Shelter has openings in the following positions:

Shelter Monitor - maintain shelter security, perform clerical duties, handle receptionist duties, and provide general assistance to guests and residents in the shelter; record statistics; and maintain hourly log of activities. Thank you letter preparation as directed. Data entry into client database if trained and registered as an approved user of data base.

Qualifications

High school or equivalent diploma with one year of experience working in social service agency or two years work experience without a diploma. Higher education in psychology, social work, criminal justice or other related field is a plus. Must be a team player, a self-starter, and perform well with minimum supervision. Good communication skills are essential, as well as an ability to work with diverse cultures. Computer skills are necessary.

Two 16 hour part-time and substitute positions available. $8.34 minimum/hour. Contact Rose Howard at (573) 635-1975 (option 1) or e-mail USC_MID_Jefferson_City_HR@usc.salvationarmy.org.


Permanent Housing Program Case Manager - coordinate the HUD Permanent Housing Program, including completion of: intake, approval of clients, housing inspections, and client funds management; conduct the initial intake assessment of applicants to the PHP program to determine eligibility; develop, implement, and monitor family/individual case management plans, including short and long term goals, designed to help persons achieve the highest level of self-sufficiency with the greatest expediency; document all interactions in case file notes; provide case management services for families/individuals as they implement the case management plans; in the office, regularly meet with each family/individual in the program; periodically inspect PHP housing off site; provide information and referral to clients on issues such as education, employment, housing, utilities, budgeting, etc to improve client functioning and eliminate barriers to increased assets and permanent housing; complete documentation as mandated by contract, policy and procedure, and/or Salvation Army practice; and network with other agencies and organizations within the community to maximize services to our clients.

Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or other related field, accompanied by at least one year of work experience in human service delivery, administration, or management. Combination of education and experience may be considered. Ability to work with diverse and challenging personalities is essential. Must demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and capable of enter and retrieve data from a computer. Ability to use Word and Excel. Requires good organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time. Must be a team player, a self-starter and perform well with minimum supervision and demonstrate ability to think independently and exercise sound judgment. Requires a high level of confidentiality. Maintain and exhibit a willingness to assist in carrying out The Salvation Army mission. Must participate in HMIS training and be certified for data entry into HMIS within 60 days of employment, preferably within 30 days. Requires a valid driver’s license, pass TSA MVR, and reliable transportation.

25 hour part-time position available. $11.45 minimum/hour. Contact Rose Howard at (573) 635-1975 (option 1) or e-mail USC_MID_Jefferson_City_HR@usc.salvationarmy.org.


See www.tsacentralmissouri.org for more employment opportunities.

The University of Missouri's College of Education is seeking clinical instructors at the Boone County School Mental Health Coalition project. The Coalition, is a multidisciplinary, collaborative among Boone County’s six independent school districts, the University of Missouri, College of Education (COE), Department of Educational School and Counseling Psychology and School Counseling (ESCP), the Missouri Prevention Center (MPC), and the School of Social Work (SSW). The purpose of the project is to promote a coordinated, multidisciplinary, collaborative initiative by: (a) implementing a scientifically-based model of prevention and intervention, (b) reducing contextual risk factors and promoting existing protective factors, and (b) providing access for in-risk youth and their families to comprehensive mental health assessment and wrap-around case management services.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement evidence based practices, progress monitoring, screening, and youth evaluations.
  • Support youth case management, crisis intervention, triage, and linkages to other agencies.
  • Provide ongoing consultation to school-based problem solving teams grades K-12.
  • Coordinate and implement data collection, analysis, and monitoring of fidelity to evidence-based practices in school settings.
  • Support school-based clinical practicum placement, training, and supervision of graduate students.

Qualifications:

  • Masters level, Specialist, or Doctoral degree in School Psychology, Social Work, School Counseling or a related field.
  • Experience working in schools, implementing evidence-based assessment and interventions, and coordinating clinical services for youth.

Evaluation Factors:

  • Ability to implement and coordinate clinical services in schools.
  • Ability to communicate across multiple disciplines within the school context.
  • Communication, organizational, and management skills.
  • Provide clinical supervision to graduate students.
  • Ability to provide service to the program, department, college, and the profession.
  • Certification or Licensure in specialization area.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Appointment: Twelve-month appointment with possibility of renewal.

To Apply: Apply on-line at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php (Job #19489). Upload (a) a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, and (b) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section. Please contact Dr. Wendy Reinke (ReinkeW@missouri.edu; (573) 882-7890) for questions about the position.

Beginning Review Date: Formal review of applications will begin April 25, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Missouri's College of Education is seeking clinical instructors at the Family Access Center for Excellence (FACE). FACE is a newly funded, direct community service center jointly supported by the Boone County, MO Department of Social Services and the University of Missouri’s Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology, the Missouri Prevention Center, the Department of Psychological Sciences, and the School of Social Work. FACE is an innovative approach to coordinating and improving the mental and physical health, well-being, and safety of children and families in Boone County, MO in a manner that is transparent and promotes client/family direct involvement and choice in the development and implementation of treatment plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement evidence based assessment and brief interventions
  • Coordinate referrals and linkages to other agencies.
  • Provide intensive case management services to oversee the follow through and implementation of service plans (i.e., execution of referrals, reducing barriers to service acquisition of psychiatry services, etc.)
  • Support prevention activities and training in the community.
  • Support clinical practicum placement, training, and supervision of graduate students.

Qualifications:

  • Masters level, Specialist, or Doctoral degree in School Psychology, Social Work, Clinical Psychology or related field.
  • Experience working in community settings, implementing evidence-based assessment and interventions, and coordinating clinical services for youth.

Evaluation Factors:

  • Ability to implement evidence-based assessment and intervention, and coordinate clinical services.
  • Ability to communicate across multiple disciplines.
  • Communication, organizational, and management skills.
  • Ability to provide clinical supervision to graduate students.
  • Ability to provide service to the program, department, college, and the profession.
  • Certification or Licensure in specialization area.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Appointment: Twelve-month appointment with possibility of renewal.

To Apply: Apply on-line at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php (Job #19425). Upload (a) a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, and (b) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section. Please contact Dr. Aaron Thompson (thompsonaa@missouri.edu; (573) 882-0124) for questions regarding the position or the operations of FACE.

Beginning Review Date: Formal review of applications will begin April 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Compass Health has openings in the following positions:

Jefferson City:

  • Community Support Specialist - Organized, compassionate candidates needed for our outpatient clinic to connect individuals with chronic mental illness to community resources and teach life skills individually as well as in a group setting. Req. BA/BS in Social Work or related degree.
  • Therapists Outpatient - FQHC-consulting & children’s openings currently available. LCSW/LPsy required.

Odessa:

  • Community Support Specialist - Organized, compassionate candidates needed for our outpatient clinic to connect individuals with chronic mental illness to community resources and teach life skills individually as well as in a group setting. Req. BA/BS in Social Work or related degree.

Columbia:

  • Counselor - Self starter, Experience in providing Substance Abuse counseling in our residential treatment center for women. Excellent communication and assessment skills. Participate in team meetings, collaborate with team members, competent in electronic documentation, treatment planning, and provision of crisis intervention when needed. LPC/LCSW required.
  • Supervising Counselor - Provide counseling & clinical supervision for our adolescent substance abuse residential program. Missouri licensure or certification required.
  • Outpatient Therapist - Provide substance abuse & mental health counseling in a variety of settings, including clinic, school, and partnering community agencies. MSW/LMSW or licensure required. Licensure supervision available.
  • Addiction Recovery Technicians - Provide support and supervision for our residential treatment centers. Observation, behavior medication, group education and transportation as needed. Flexible, PRN/on-call positions open. Days, evenings, overnights and weekend shifts. Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record, and ability to obtain a Class E license in 90 days. HS Diploma/GED preferred. 2-day orientation required.

Fulton:

  • Outpatient Therapist - Self starter, Experience in providing Substance Abuse and Mental health counseling to adults, adolescents, and children. Excellent communication and assessment skills. Participate in team meetings, collaborate with team members, competent in electronic documentation, treatment planning, and provision of crisis intervention when needed. Qualifications: LCSW, LPC or Licensed Psychologist or provisional licensure.

Marshall:

  • Outpatient Therapist - Self starter, Experience in providing Substance Abuse and Mental health counseling to adults, adolescents, and children. Excellent communication and assessment skills. Participate in team meetings, collaborate with team members, competent in electronic documentation, treatment planning, and provision of crisis intervention when needed. Qualifications: LCSW, LPC or Licensed Psychologist. Provisional licensure candidates also considered; licensure supervision available.

Apply online or e-mail resume for consideration to: employmentcentral@pbhc.org.

Boone County Familty Resources is seeking a full-time support coordinator to provide case management for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Support Coordinators are responsible for coordinating services for individuals and their families. This includes working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams to implement treatment plans and link individuals to needed services and resources.

Qualifications

  • A human service related Bachelor’s degree (such as Special Education, Nursing, Counseling, Vocational rehabilitation, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Human Development and Family Studies) and
  • 1 year professional experience working with persons with Developmental Disabilities
  • Preferred skills: Spanish fluency skills

Interested applicants can apply through their website.

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is seeking a vocational rehabilitation counselor in Sedalia and Jefferson City, MO.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides counseling and guidance services by effectively communicating vocational-related issues with clients.
  • Promotes case findings, receives referrals, conducts interviews and gathers information to determine eligibility for Vocational Rehabilitation.
  • Analyzes, interprets, and evaluates medical, psychological, social, educational, and employment information regarding applicants.
  • Arranges for or administers appropriate assessments to ascertain client's mental level, aptitudes, interests and abilities.
  • Plans with clients regarding services necessary to the attainment of realistic vocational goals.
  • Prepares and recommends individualized plans for employment.
  • Arranges for provision of rehabilitation services in accordance with approved individualized plans for employment.
  • Assumes responsibility for suitable placement and follow-up in employment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited college/university in rehabilitation counseling, guidance and counseling, clinical psychology, or clinical social work with experience in vocational counseling. (Will consider individuals working toward a Master's degree)
  • Work experience with individuals with disabilities is highly desirable.
  • Other qualifications and experience, which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position, may be accepted in lieu of the above.

Apply Online

William Woods University is seeking a counselor in their student life department to provide individual counseling to William Woods University students and consultation on mental health issues to faculty and staff; develop and implement mental health programming; assist with mental health/wellness promotion activities; consult with community advisors, coaches, academic advisors, and other staff who provide mentoring/counseling to students; assist with after-hours emergency consultations and crisis intervention coverage.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides counseling by working individually and in small groups, when appropriate, with students who are experiencing personal, family, health, educational or other challenges common to the student population. Assists students with referrals when appropriate and supports after-hours emergency consultation and crisis coverage.
  • Provides programming designed to address mental health issues relevant to the campus (healthy relationships, helping a friend, self-harm, etc.), provides coordinating support and psycho educational groups as appropriate.
  • Assists students with health/wellness programming and alcohol/drug prevention by creating activities, campaigns and media strategies, and providing leadership to individual students and student groups for campus activities.
  • Support community advisors and mentors by designing and implementing training activities, and being available for weekend and after-hours consultation and crisis intervention.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including opportunities to provide supervision to practicum and/or interns completing placement at William Woods University. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in counseling, social work or other mental health field and must have state and/or national licensure as a counselor, psychologist or clinical social worker.
  • 2-3 years of counseling or student development experience in higher education preferred.
  • Short-term, developmental and solution-focused counseling skills; ability to create, plan and implement wellness programs and activities; ability to maintain professional and confidential demeanor in a busy and dynamic office environment; clear, concise written and verbal communication skills; time management skills; ability to work well with a variety of staff with different work styles; ability to intervene in individual, group or campus crisis situations.
  • Requires active, energetic involvement in small college environment and a commitment to improving the quality of living and learning on a university campus.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff members, faculty, students and parents.
  • Desire to work with college students.
  • Ability to work without constant supervision (self-motivated).
  • Ability to handle more than one task at a time.

This is an exempt, 40-hour per week, benefit eligible, 9-month position with evening and/or weekend work as needed. Apply online.

First Chance for Children (FCFC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency with a focus on early childhood education, is seeking an executive director. The director supports the work of the Board of Directors, manages a staff of 6-10, coordinates preparation and management of all grants and contracts, and is responsible for growing the agency. At least five years experience in organizational operations, finances, personnel management and fundraising with a bachelors or advanced degree in related areas required. Expected start date September 1, 2016. Resume and references maybe submitted by mail to:

Executive Director Search
c/o FCFC
P.O. Box 1101
Columbia, MO 65205-1101

Or by email at director@firstchanceforchildren.org.

Katy Trails Community Health is seeking a behavioral health consultant at their Prairie Hills Community Health location in Versailles, MO.

Qualifications:

Must have an LMSW, LCSW or be a Licensed Psychologist. Applicants need to have competency in providing cognitive and behavioral interventions to individuals, families, and couples for behavioral health in a primary care setting. As well as, applicants need excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with primary care staff, patients and other behavioral health clinicians.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete functional and strength-based assessment and diagnosis
  • Provide psychoeducation for patients and their support systems
  • Provide medication adherence counseling and disease self-management counseling
  • Utilize motivational Interviewing to develop behavioral strategies aimed at symptom reduction
  • Utilize Best practice cognitive interventions to meet the need of patients
  • Develop collaborative treatment plans to improve self-care, coping skills, emotion regulation skills, and stress reduction and relaxation skills
  • Provide consultation to and coordinate care of patients with health center primary care staff
  • Be immediately available to the health center staff during working hours in the event of a psychiatric emergency
  • Complete all charting as needed and required by contacted funding sources: including assessments, progress notes, and billing
  • Participate in local behavior health trainings and conferences

Apply online at Katyhealth.org or contact Tina Reno Human Resources

Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence of Callaway County (CARDV) has openings in the following positions:

  • Victim Advocate/Case Manager & Sexual Assault Program Coordinator: This is a dual position provides victim advocacy to victims of sexual and/or domestic violence and coordinates the agency’s sexual assault services program. The main responsibilities include provision of crisis intervention, legal advocacy, and comprehensive case management and implementation of at least one weekly support group. This is a salaried, full-time position with benefits. To view the full job description and/or to apply, visit www.callawaycardv.org/employment.
  • Weekend Victim Advocate: This position provides direct services to victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence through operating the Help Line on weekends (by being on call and carrying the Help Line cell phone) and providing in-person crisis response to callers, as needed. This position works approximately every-other-weekend. To view the full job description and/or to apply, visit www.callawaycardv.org/employment.

Shelterwood is seeking male and female direct care staff (DCS) mentors for a start date of May 23, 2016. Each DCS assumes and shares the responsibility of supervising all current students living in the house. The DCSs are an integral part of the social/therapeutic experience. DCS must know at all times where each student within DCS’s supervision is, what they are doing, and with whom they are with. A relationship should be developed that lays a foundation for the DCS or Mentors to help in social, academic, and spiritual growth of the students.

Responsibilities:

  • Coverage
    • Maintain a safe and loving environment for all students as part of the DCS team.
    • Help facilitate logistics of a structured environment for each student’s schedule including: sight & sound restrictions, privilege system, wake-ups, chores, role calls, meals, school, med administration, parent phone calls, counseling, dr. visits, house activities, church, study halls, hall/room times, lights out, etc.
    • Manage students’ behavior according to Policy & Procedure rules through the use of Love & Logic, Mindset, and Handle with Care. DCS is expected to maintain the same standard asked of the students.
    • Develop relational bonds as a Mentor with the students, identify with their struggles, and provide consistent and frequent encouragement and advice for their growth and maturing process.
    • Work together with the counseling team to facilitate progress in each student’s treatment plan.
    • DCS is under the supervision of the House Directors and Assistant House Directors and is available during all scheduled work hours for other tasks, trainings, and meetings deemed necessary.
    • DCS will be responsible to complete 1-2 overnight watches per week, along with another staff member (beginning at bedtime and ending the following morning), providing 24-hour supervision to all students.
  • Transportation
    • DCS is required to have and maintain a clean driving record.
    • DCS is required to transport students in Shelterwood vehicles to all planned events necessary such as: church, dr. visits, house activities, community involvement/service, ‘Time Off Campus’ (counseling goal), and errands (Wal-Mart requests, etc.).
    • DCS is encouraged to plan and facilitate activities for students under their supervision, which may include off-campus locations.
    • DCS must abide by Shelterwood driving safety standards.
  • Academics
    • Monitor at least 5 study halls a week Sunday through Thursday. The DCS must be ready to teach study skills, help complete homework assignments, and tutor when applicable.
    • Acquire progress reports on their students on a regular basis from Shelterwood School Staff.
    • Report any problems or potential conflicts to School Staff in regards to all academic studies.
    • DCS will see that the Shelterwood students are not displaying any type of fad, fashion style, or outlandish/inappropriate/immodest dress at school that would be a distraction from the learning environment.
    • DCS will have academic conferences with the School Staff as needed.
  • Meetings
    • Meet with Discipleship Coordinator at beginning of employ to design a personal discipleship growth plan.
    • Attend weekly staff meetings.
    • Attend the weekly Shelterwood Mentor Time unless conflicting with days off.
    • Attend the daily DCS (“Mentors”) meeting in their house.
    • Every two weeks, meet with Discipleship Coordinator for coaching, nurturing and direction.
    • Attend monthly inter-disciplinary treatment team meetings to discuss caseload.
    • Attend a weekly spiritual development meeting.
  • Kitchen and Work Schedules
    • Menu preparation, food purchases, and overall management of the kitchen is completed by the Kitchen Coordinator. The property care and maintenance schedule are prepared by the Property Director.
    • A kitchen schedule is posted for meals that notify DCS of their area of responsibility. Meal preparation begins prior to mealtime scheduled by the Food Services Coordinator.
    • Cooking and cleaning schedules are posted weekly. In the event that this schedule conflicts with other events, the DCS is responsible for making other arrangements.
    • Any work projects assigned to the residents are to be completed with the assistance and supervision of the DCS.
  • Time Off
    • Each DCS has the following time off:
    • 2 days off per week, beginning at 3:30 pm-3:30 pm and 12pm-12pm (during Summer). Normal shift change is 3:30 p.m. during the main part of the year and 12 pm in the summer. This is subject to change.
    • During initial orientation time off hours may vary.
    • Time will be allotted for sleep after each night watch. This is not accounted in your previously specified 2 days off.
    • 20 break days to be used during breaks throughout the year
    • 5 vacation days
  • Utilities
    • It is the responsibility of each DCS to conserve electricity through the turning off of lights, conservation of water, and the efficient use of air conditioning and heating. Fans and lights should be turned off when people are not present. The House Directors are responsible for overseeing the thermostats in both houses.
  • Equipment, Tools, Vehicles, and Facility
    • The DCS are expected to treat all equipment, tools, motor vehicles, and the physical property with proper respect and care. They are asked to teach, train and ensure that students do the same. The DCS are responsible to report needs in any of the above aforementioned areas to the House Directors.
  • Mealtimes
    • The DCS must attend breakfast, lunch and dinner each day they are working. It is the responsibility of the DCS to have the students at meals on time. The DCS should make sure that there is not segregation of mentors and students at mealtimes. House Directors will assign seating.
    • DCS are to ensure that every Shelterwood student receives three meals per day. Unusual or harmful eating habits will be reported to the House Directors.
  • Daily Chores
    • DCS and students have daily chores, which are assigned and are to be completed within the rooms, houses, and around the property. It is the DCS’s responsibility to see to their own chores, as well as to those of the students, and to ensure they are completed and in an acceptable manner.
  • Reports
    • Each DCS must fill out and turn in a Shelterwood weekly DCS report on each of their students under their direct supervision.
    • Each DCS is required to fill out incident reports, accident reports, or injury reports when appropriate. These must be filled out within 24 hours of the event and must go through AHD’s (Assistant House Directors) or HD’s (House Directors) prior to sending them out.
    • Each DCS must complete a quarterly evaluation (TPR) on each of the students under their direct supervision. The DCS will read the student’s treatment plan reviews to the student at the scheduled time with students, possibly parents, therapist and other staff present.
  • Spiritual Emphasis: Discipleship for Students
    • DCS as they work with students in discipleship. Primary goal is to foster spiritual care and growth.
    • Weekly - Small group discussion based on appropriate topics and level of interest. Examples to include discipleship/spiritual, addiction, house issues, family relations, movie/discussions, etc. Special emphasis here is to create a foundation of discipleship: Small group components based upon 1) bible or book study together, 2) Areas of mutual accountability (where mentor shows some vulnerability), and 3) praying together.
    • Weekly - One-on-one “check-ins” or individual time with each assigned student. This is a minimum of 30 minutes each week.
    • Weekly - Written communication regarding status and progress of assigned student (DCS report). To be sent out to assigned counselor for student.
    • DCS require their students to attend church weekly and ensure that appropriate behavior and dress are maintained.
    • DCS may volunteer to help organize and lead weekly Bible studies during the year.
    • Each DCS is responsible for helping lead "relaxation time" in the evenings with the students under their supervision to help calm them down before bed.
  • Ongoing Training and Professional Development
    • Meet all criteria for training outlined by State regulations. This is a minimum of 40 hours.
    • Maintain a positive attitude—willing to learn new skills, serve, and to grow spiritually and professionally.
    • Open for special training as a “care team” member for students who require special care and attention due to presenting issues.
  • Skills needed
    • College Degree and/or Experience working with teens and families
    • Time management skills

For more information, contact Greg Stone at gstone@shelterwood.org.

The Alzheimer's Association - Greater Missouri Chapter is seeking a director of programs and outreach to be responsible for the successful planning and execution of all programs services, in support of the Alzheimer's Association Common Program Plan and in accordance with the Greater Missouri Chapter strategic plan. The position is based in Columbia, MO office but serves the entire chapter, provides information, manages and executes care consultations, support groups, education programs, safety services and early stage programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule, plan and coordinate delivery of Alzheimer's Association educational programs to key constituents and groups throughout the chapter territory, disseminate and collect surveys to ensure quality of programs.
  • Expand and manage community outreach, including community education, physician outreach, support services and early stage engagement. Also provide oversight of grass roots volunteer efforts including recruitment, training and engagement.
  • Build relationships with local community providers to ensure appropriate referrals from community agencies on aging, CHT staff and other organizations; maintain local referral lists.
  • Represent the Association at public events, conferences, workshop and media events.
  • Create and implement programming for early stage constituents in alignment with our strategic plan.
  • Recruit, train and manage support group facilitators; maintain accurate list of support groups; promote support groups to constituents.
  • Serve as local point of contact for information and referrals for disease recipients, their caregivers and healthcare providers and physician outreach activities.
  • Serve as chapter lead staff for Advocacy initiatives and Public Policy Platform work in the capital city and across the state.
  • In conjunction with Chapter leadership, will recruit advocates, ambassadors and assist in the planning of annual "Day on the Hill" activities.
  • Participate as a team member and collaborator with other staff leadership in the Greater Missouri chapter, including planning, budgeting, grant proposals, public events and support of fund raising initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in health care management, social work, gerontology, psychology, counseling, nursing or related field required. Master Degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years leadership experience implementing and delivering community based programs including needs assessment, program development, delivery, management and evaluation.
  • 3-5 years experience working in Alzheimer's or dementia field preferred.
  • Proven success in building strong and productive work teams with a focus on volunteer engagement and nurturing community relationships.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the aging community/ and senior resource networks.
  • Advanced knowledge of risk management issues related to health care, (high risk callers, adult victims of abuse/neglect) Proficient with PC use, Microsoft Office and Internet.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed to conduct Chapter business. Evening or weekend work may be required on occasion.
  • Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of valid insurance.

Apply online or send resume to:

Alzheimer's Association, National Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

The Boone County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is seeking a crime victim specialist. This is a grant funded position to assist victims of crime and their families during criminal proceedings. This position ensures that victims are aware of their rights and assists victims in accessing community resources; provides crisis counseling and safety planning for victims of violent crime; reviews all case files and collaborates with attorneys, investigators and service providers to ensure compliance with victims’ rights; orients victims to justice system and court process; documents victim services provided.

Qualifications:

Masters degree in social work, counseling or psychology and a minimum of 2 years experience in a related field; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate and counsel children and adults; educated in cultural awareness and possess the ability to communicate and be non-biased to others who may have a different ethnic, socio-economic background, race or religion; thorough knowledge of the judicial process and of the issues of domestic violence and issues of sexual assault for both adults and children. Prefer knowledge of local area referral services. Candidate should have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team to meet the needs of victims of crime.

Salary: $40,435 – $42,972. Benefits include 100% County paid medical and dental employee insurance premium, pre-tax savings program, 2 weeks vacation, 13 paid holidays, matching deferred compensation plan and retirement plans.

Apply online or call (573) 886-4395 if you have questions.

McAmbridge Center is seeking a program director to be an experienced leader for an established local women's residential substance abuse program. The program director is directly responsible for the coordination and administrative supervision of the program's operations and services to ensure quality services. S/he is directly responsible for the coordination and administrative supervision over CSTAR program's operations and services. S/he can also exercise supervision of staff who are responsible for implementing specific phases of a program's services. This position works with considerable independence within established corporate policies, under the supervision of the central region addiction recovery director.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates through assignment to and supervision of staff, the referral, transfer screening/intake, assessment, discharge, and follow-up processes.
  • Maintains an active role in the community through public speaking, community, outreach, marketing calls, liaison to referral sources, and serving as a professional resource for the community. Maintains targeted client capacity. Provides back up to staff during/after emergency calls and situations.
  • Reviews and monitors the clinical charts of the staff, on at least a monthly basis, to assure quality service delivery (i.e. individualized treatment, effectiveness of methods).
  • Attends clinical staffing meetings held at the program; reviews the records and forms (i.e. the clinical chart) completed on each case presented to assure appropriate case management of services delivered; signs off on appropriately documented charts.
  • Conducts clinic administrative staff meetings, presenting information on clinic service delivery and other issues relevant to the staff to assure efficient service delivery.
  • Completes a written evaluation of each staff member under his/her supervision, on an annual basis, to be included in the full evaluation of each staff member.
  • Supervises supervising counselor, ART technician supervisor, CSS supervisor, cook. Will oversee and/or collaborate for the supervision efforts of other staff involved with the program operations. Maintains employee records including: time sheets, leave requests, reprimands, training logs, utilization, etc.
  • Coordinates in-service trainings.

Requirements:

Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university program in social work, counseling, health, or a closely related field or combination of education and experience. At least two years experience in the provision of direct services related to substance abuse treatment, rehabilitation, and/or family counseling. Experience in program administration required. Prefer certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor or licensure as a Professional Counselor. Keyboarding skills also required.

Apply online

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