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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 http://www.mo.gov/work/job-seekers/state-job-openings/. 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
Aurora, MO Developmental Disabilities Direct Support Staff RPT 7/21/2017
Aurora, MO Developmental Disabilities Primary Support Staff RFT 7/21/2017
Bentonville, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver RFT 8/1/2017
Bentonville, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver RPT 8/1/2017
Bentonville, AR Decision Point SWS Support Staff Tech RFT 7/27/2017
Brookfield, MO Adult - Trenton Community Support Specialist RFT 6/28/2017
Brookfield, MO Adult - Trenton Peer Specialist RPT 4/25/2016
Cape Girardeau, MO Employment Services Chafee Specialist RFT 8/8/2017
Fayetteville, AR Health Resources of AR Mental Health Professional (Highland and Salem Areas) RFT 7/20/2017
Florissant, MO Adolescent St L County Behavioral Health Technician/Transporter (Evenings) RPT 6/13/2017
Florissant, MO Adolescent St L County School Teams Coordinator RFT 6/13/2017
Florissant, MO Adolescent St L County Therapist RFT 5/8/2017
Hannibal, MO CPRC - Hannibal ACTTAY Vocational and Educational Specialist RFT 7/27/2017
Hannibal, MO CPRC - Hannibal Community Support Specialist RFT 7/26/2016
Hannibal, MO CPRC - Hannibal Peer Specialist-CPRC RFT 7/24/2017
Hannibal, MO CPRC - Hannibal Therapist RFT 11/18/2016
Hannibal, MO CPRC - Hannibal Therapist (School Based Clinic Licensed Therapist) RFT 7/11/2017
Hannibal, MO- Clarity Healthcare Clarity Healthcare Data Specialist RFT 7/5/2017
Hannibal, MO- Clarity Healthcare Clarity Healthcare Patient Services Coordinator RFT 8/7/2017
Hannibal, MO- Clarity Healthcare Clarity Healthcare Therapist (LCSW) RFT 4/7/2016
Hannibal, MO- Clarity Healthcare Clarity Healthcare Therapist (School Based Clinic Licensed Therapist) RFT 7/14/2017
Heber Springs, AR Health Resources of AR Administrative Assistant RFT 8/7/2017
Highland, AR Health Resources of AR Mental Health Professional (Highland and Salem Areas.) RFT 7/20/2017
Hope, AR Dayspring of AR Clinical Advisore RFT 8/4/2017
Hope, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Professional RPT 1/25/2017
Jefferson City, MO Workforce Partnerships Job Center Team Member RFT 7/28/2017
Jefferson City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Jeff City Behavioral Health Technician RPT 9/2/2015
Jefferson City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Jeff City Community Support Specialist RFT 7/31/2017
Jefferson City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Jeff City Counselor RFT 9/8/2016
Jefferson City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Jeff City Therapist RFT 6/5/2017
Jefferson City, MO (Adult Residential) Adult - Jeff City Community Support Specialist PRN 11/29/2016
Jefferson City, MO (Adult Residential) Adult - Jeff City Counselor RFT 9/8/2016
Jonesboro, AR Health Resources of AR Mental Health Professional (Highland and Salem Areas.) RFT 7/20/2017
Joplin, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent-Joplin Behavioral Health Technician (Evening and Overnight Shifts) RPT 2/28/2017
Joplin, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent-Joplin Behavioral Health Technician- Male (Overnight/Weekend ) RPT 8/4/2017
Joplin, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent-Joplin Counselor RFT 7/31/2017
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas City Behavioral Health Technician RPT 5/11/2017
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas City Counselor RFT 8/7/2017
Kansas City, MO (James A Reed Road) Community Services Direct Support Staff RFT 9/13/2016
Kirksville, MO (Jamison Location) Adolescent - Kirksville Behavioral Health Technician RPT 6/16/2016
Kirksville, MO (Jamison Location) Adolescent - Kirksville Community Support Specialist RFT 6/14/2017
Kirksville, MO (Jamison Location) Adult - Kirksville Behavioral Health Technician RPT 10/6/2015
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) Adult - Kirksville Therapist RFT 6/8/2017
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) Clarity Healthcare Billing Specialist RFT 7/31/2017
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) CPRC - Kirksville Behavioral Health Supervisor RFT 7/11/2017
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) RCF - Kirksville Behavioral Health Technician RPT 6/7/2017
Lake St Louis, MO Employment Services Job Coach PRN 7/5/2017
Lamar, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Professional RFT 7/12/2017
Lamar, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Professional RPT 7/12/2017
Lebanon, MO Employment Services Job Coach PRN 7/12/2017
Liberty, MO Adolescent - Liberty Behavioral Health Technician RPT 4/6/2017
Liberty, MO Adolescent - Liberty Community Support Specialist RFT 6/14/2017
Liberty, MO Adult - Liberty Behavioral Health Technician RFT 2/15/2017
Liberty, MO Adult - Liberty Community Support Specialist RFT 7/13/2017
Little Rock, AR Health Resources of AR Clinical Advisor RFT 8/4/2017
Little Rock, AR Health Resources of AR Mental Health Professional (Highland and Salem Areas) RFT 7/20/2017
Little Rock, AR Treatment Services Residential Care Staff RFT 8/7/2017
Moberly, MO Adult - Liberty Therapist RFT 5/4/2017
Moberly, MO Adult - Moberly Community Support Specialist RFT 5/4/2017
Moberly, MO Adult - Moberly Counselor RFT 5/4/2017
Montgomery City, MO Adult Outpatient- Montgomery City, MO Counselor RFT 4/25/2017
Mountain View, AR Health Resources of AR Mental Health Paraprofessional RPT 8/4/2017
Quincy, IL Illinois-Quincy Behavioral Health Technician RPT 9/29/2014
Rogers, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver RFT 8/1/2017
Rogers, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver RPT 8/1/2017
Rogers, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Professional (MHP) RPT 8/2/2017
Rolla, MO Employment Services Job Coach PRN 8/7/2017
Rolla, MO Employment Services Job Coach RFT 8/7/2017
Salem, AR Health Resources of AR Mental Health Professional (Highland and Salem Areas.) RFT 7/20/2017
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
Springfield, MO Administration Billing Specialist RFT 8/8/2017
Springfield, MO Employment Services Job Coach PRN 7/12/2017
Springfield, MO Treatment Services Substance Abuse Counselor RFT 8/4/2017
Springfield, MO Youth & Family Foster Care Case Manager Supervisor RFT 7/31/2017
St. Charles, MO Administration Managed Care Intern (Unpaid) INT 2/22/2017
St. Charles, MO Adolescent - St. Charles Behavioral Health Technician RPT 3/3/2014
St. Charles, MO Adolescent - St. Charles Behavioral Health Technician (Male) RPT 3/27/2017
St. Charles, MO Adult- St Charles Client Engagement Specialist RFT 6/6/2017
St. Charles, MO Residential Programs ERE (Emergency Room Enhancement) Outreach Therapist (Specialization in Substance Use Disorder Treatment) RFT 6/13/2017
St. Charles, MO (Adult) Adult- St Charles Community Support Specialist RFT 6/21/2017
St. Charles, MO (Adult) Adult- St Charles Peer Specialist RFT 6/21/2017
St. Charles, MO (Adult) Adult- St Charles Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse (Opioid Clinic) RFT 7/14/2017
St. Charles, MO (Adult) Adult- St Charles Therapist RFT 6/21/2017
St. Charles, MO (Domestic Violence Shelter) Domestic Violence Shelter Weekend DV Advocate RFT 7/27/2017
St. Charles, MO (Men's and Women's) Men's and Women's Residential Behavioral Health Technician PRN 7/25/2017
St. Charles, MO (Men's and Women's) Men's and Women's Residential Residen Coord Assistant RFT 8/1/2017
St. Charles, MO (Men's) Men's Residential Behavioral Health Technician PRN 7/19/2017
St. Charles, MO (Men's) Men's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Saturday and Sunday 12:00am-8:00am) RPT 7/19/2017
St. Charles, MO (Men's) Men's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Saturday and Sunday, 12:00am-8:00am) RPT 7/25/2017
St. Charles, MO (Men's) Men's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Saturday and Sunday, 3:00pm-11:00pm) RPT 5/8/2017
St. Charles, MO (Men's) Men's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Saturday and Sunday, 3:00pm-11:00pm) RPT 7/25/2017
St. Charles, MO (Men's) Men's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Saturday and Sunday, 7:00am-3:00pm) RPT 7/25/2017
St. Charles, MO (Men's) Men's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Saturday and Sunday, 8:00am-4:00pm) RPT 7/25/2017
St. Charles, MO (Men's) Men's Residential Community Support Specialist (Part-time) RPT 6/9/2017
St. Charles, MO (Women's) Women's Residential Admissions Specialist (Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm) RFT 7/14/2017
St. Charles, MO (Women's) Women's Residential Behavioral Health Technician PRN 5/31/2017
St. Charles, MO (Women's) Women's Residential Residential Coordinator RFT 8/1/2017
St. Joseph, MO Adolescent - St. Joseph Community Support Specialist/Behavioral Health Technician RFT 7/25/2017
St. Joseph, MO Adolescent - St. Joseph Therapist RFT 7/21/2017
St. Louis City, MO (Adult) Adult Residential- St Louis City Center Behavioral Health Technician - City Center PRN 11/30/2016
St. Louis, MO Employment Services IPS Employment Specialist RFT 5/24/2017
St. Louis, MO (Broadway St Location) Adult - St. Louis Broadway Community Support Specialist (Disease Management ) RFT 9/7/2016
St. Louis, MO (Broadway St Location) Adult - St. Louis Broadway Peer Support Specialist/Recovery Coach RFT 8/4/2017
St. Louis, MO (Broadway St Location) Adult - St. Louis Broadway Therapist RFT 8/7/2017
St. Louis, MO (Delmar) Adult - St. Louis Behavioral Health Technician RPT 6/21/2017
St. Louis, MO (Delmar) Adult - St. Louis Behavioral Health Technician/Transporter RPT 8/1/2017
St. Louis, MO (Dunnica) Adult - St. Louis Behavioral Health Technician (Every other Saturday and Sunday, 11:00pm-7:00am) RPT 7/5/2017
St. Louis, MO (Dunnica) Adult - St. Louis Behavioral Health Technician (Every other Saturday and Sunday, 9:00am-6:00pm) RPT 7/5/2017
St. Louis, MO (Dunnica) Adult - St. Louis Behavioral Health Technician (Monday-Friday, 3:00pm-11:00pm. May have some weekend requirements.) RFT 7/5/2017
St. Louis, MO (Dunnica) Adult - St. Louis Community Support Specialist RFT 6/21/2017
St. Louis, MO (Dunnica) Adult - St. Louis Peer Specialist RFT 6/21/2017
St. Louis, MO (Dunnica) Adult - St. Louis Therapist RFT 6/21/2017
St. Louis, MO (Eastern Region) Administration Administrative Assistant RFT 5/17/2017
St. Louis, MO (Northrup Location) Adolescent- St. Louis Behavioral Health Technician RPT 3/3/2014
St. Louis, MO (Office Center Location) Adolescent St L County Therapist RFT 4/7/2017
St. Peters, MO Adolescent - St Peters Alumni Specialist RFT 2/23/2017
St. Peters, MO Adolescent - St Peters Community Support Specialist RFT 7/27/2017
St. Peters, MO Adolescent - St Peters Therapist RFT 7/12/2017
Trenton, MO Adult - Trenton Admissions Specialist RFT 7/18/2017
Trenton, MO Adult - Trenton Behavioral Health Technician RPT 12/9/2016
Trenton, MO Adult - Trenton Community Support Specialist RFT 5/26/2017
Trenton, MO Adult - Trenton Therapist RFT 12/9/2016
Trenton, MO CPRC - Trenton Behavioral Health Supervisor RFT 7/11/2017
Trenton, MO CPRC - Trenton Community Support Specialist RFT 8/4/2017
Trenton, MO CPRC - Trenton Family Support Provider RFT 2/21/2017
Troy, MO Domestic Violence Shelter Community Manager RFT 6/6/2017
Troy, MO (Adolescent) Adolescent- Troy, MO (The Farm) Behavioral Health Technician PRN 3/23/2017
Troy, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Troy, MO Behavioral Health Technician RPT 1/12/2017
Troy, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Troy, MO Licensed CD Counselor (Float) RFT 11/30/2016
Tulsa, OK Dayspring of OK Clinical Advisor RFT 8/4/2017
Union, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Union, MO Behavioral Health Technician RPT 7/19/2017
Van Buren, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver RPT 8/2/2017
Van Buren, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Professional (MHP) RPT 8/2/2017
West Plains, MO Employment Services Counselor – Adult Brain Injury PRN 5/24/2017
West Plains, MO Employment Services Job Coach RPT 3/6/2017
Winfield, KS Adult - Winfield Resid Behavioral Health Technician RPT 10/27/2016
Winfield, MO Adolescent- Winfield (The Farm- Residential) Adolescent Recovery Technician RPT 3/26/2017
Winfield, MO Adolescent- Winfield (The Farm- Residential) Behavioral Health Technician (Monday-Friday) RFT 7/5/2017
Winfield, MO Adolescent- Winfield (The Farm- Residential) Behavioral Health Technician (Saturday and Sunday overnight) RPT 7/5/2017
Winfield, MO Adolescent- Winfield (The Farm- Residential) Behavioral Health Technician (Saturday and Sunday, 12:00am-8:00am) RPT 5/18/2017
Winfield, MO Adolescent- Winfield (The Farm- Residential) Behavioral Health Technician (Weekends, 4:00pm-12:00am) RPT 7/5/2017
Winfield, MO Adolescent- Winfield (The Farm- Residential) Family Therapist RPT 7/5/2017

The Missouri State Public Defender System is seeking a full-time mitigation specialist in the Kansas City Capital Office. This position involves investigative work for the purpose of developing mental health, medical and social history information necessary to both the guilt/innocence and sentencing phases of murder cases. In adult cases the prosecution will be seeking a death sentence. In juvenile cases, the prosecution will be seeking a sentence of life without parole. Individual will be responsible for assisting in developing a mitigation plan for presentation at trial.

Duties include interviewing clients; locating and contacting witnesses; locating, collecting, and analyzing educational, medical, mental health, and various other records. Individual will also assist defense attorneys in locating and working with experts, serving subpoenas, coordinating witnesses, creating demonstrative evidence, preparing timelines and genograms of client, researching medical/mental health issues. Travel is required, including some trips with multiple overnight stays. The individual must possess and ongoing flexibility to work some evening and weekend hours. Some of the field investigation will be team oriented, but the individual must possess the confidence and ability to work alone in a variety of urban and rural neighborhoods.

Qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in psychology, social work, sociology or closely related field.

Salary is $3,077 per month plus generous State of Missouri benefits package.

Applications are available online at www.publicdefender.mo.gov; by calling 573-777-9977, ext. 202; or by visiting any local public defender office. Employment Application must be received by mail, email, or fax in Human Resources no later than August 23 to be considered for position.

Send completed application to:
Office of State Public Defender
1000 West Nifong, Bldg. 7, Ste. 100
Columbia, MO 65203-5661
Fax: 573-777-9976
Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov

The Alzheimer's Association - Greater Missouri Chapter is seeking a faith outreach coordinator to expand the reach of our Faith Outreach Initiative to faith based communities within our 96-county area. The position is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the program with the goal to significantly expand the reach of the Alzheimer's Association's community programs. The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor's degree with 2+ years experience with program delivery, volunteer experience, sales and marketing. They will possess strong public speaking skills and show demonstrated success working with diverse populations and faiths. To review details of the position, please go to http://www.alz.org/apps/jobs/JobSearch.asp. Send resumes and cover letter to: lofficer@alz.org.

Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association has openings for the following positions:

  • Development Specialist VISTA - The Development Specialist VISTA member will build organizational capacity of Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association (CMFCAA) through researching and cultivating funding for at risk children in the CMFCAA service area. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, CMFCAA will have the funding to develop sustainable foster, adoptive, kinship parent, donor, and volunteer programs. These results will allow CMFCAA to impact poverty by reducing the Adverse Childhood Effects (ACE) score that clients experience by preventing reoccurring trauma associated with patterns of abuse for foster and adoptive children. Learn more about the position
  • Recruitment Specialist - The Recruitment Specialist VISTA member will strengthen organizational capacity of Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association (CMFCAA) by recruiting and training volunteers, mental health professionals, foster and kinship parents, and donors through the development of a concierge service. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, CMFCAA will have sustainable foster parent, kinship, and volunteer, recruitment and retention system. These results will allow Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association to achieve the goal of preventing reoccurring trauma associated with patterns of abuse for foster and adoptive children in a 13 county Missouri area, as well as create healthy environments for children to heal and thrive. Learn more about the position

If there are interested, please contact CEO DeAnna Alonso at deanna@mofosteradopt.com.

Columbia Public Schools is seeking an outreach counselor/social worker at Smithton Middle School. This position is to provide professional expertise and assist students in dealing with mental health and crises that may interfere with school success.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides responsive services to individual students in order to attain good mental health.
  • Maintains knowledge of and communication with appropriate community agencies and services.
  • Assists with coordination of and referral to services with mental health/social service agencies.
  • Assists with consistent implementation of positive behavior supports, and assists with individual student behavior/success plans.
  • Participates in student mediation and conflict resolution, which includes utilizing de-escalation strategies.
  • Assists with identifying, planning, and presenting building-wide professional development.
  • Provides supportive consultation services to school personnel as needed.
  • Utilizes data to develop support groups for students and resources for school-based services.
  • Conducts drug, alcohol, and suicide assessments and education, and intervenes as appropriate.
  • Assists building teams with resolving attendance concerns.
  • Assists with parent communication regarding student concerns and discipline.
  • Implements family crisis intervention and parent education when needed.
  • Conducts home visits as needed to address student/family needs.
  • Transports students to appointments when necessary.
  • Performs other duties as necessary to support the mission and vision of Columbia Public School District.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum: Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, School Psychology, or related fields of study, and LPC or LCSW required. Prior experience working with students with emotional or mental health needs in a clinical or school setting required.
  • Preferred: Ideal candidate will have a professional and friendly demeanor with a demonstrated ability to work well with a variety of individuals in a fast-paced environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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The Robert L. Perry Juvenile Justice Center in Columbia, MO has openings in the following positions:

  • Part-Time Program Assistant ($10.14/hour): Several positions available. Seeking highly motivated individuals to supervise, monitor and transport juveniles, as well as work occasional overnight shifts to assist with performing fifteen minutes visual checks, laundry, filing, meal preparation and monitoring of residents. Hours vary, but shifts generally consist of 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm and 10:00 pm to 8:00 am Sunday through Saturday. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. Detention/jail conditions. Potential problems may exist with juveniles who do not follow the rules and are subject to sanctions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be exposed to hazardous situations, which may involve physically violent or mentally or emotionally disturbed persons. The employee is required to work outside normal business hours. Must abide by Detention Standards
  • Full-Time Detention Deputy Juvenile Officer ($2,773/month): This is entry level supervisory work in the operation of a Missouri juvenile detention center. An employee in this position is vested with the statutory authority of a juvenile officer to take charge of children in custody in a juvenile detention center. Employees in the classification are expected to exercise supervision over detention aides and may provide direct supervision of juveniles in a detention center. Employees in this classification are expected to work with some degree of independence. Close supervision is received from and work is reviewed by a higher level Detention Juvenile Officer. Examples of Work Performed (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all of the duties that may be performed.)
    • Assigns, directs, supervises, and coordinates the work of a staff of detention aides.
    • Assists in the training of detention aides.
    • Maintains working relationship with local school officials to monitor educational progress of juveniles in detention.
    • Serve as a youth supervisor, with responsibility for the safety, personal conduct, care and therapy of clients during a shift.
    • Interacts critically and constructively with other staff members to develop and implement successful treatment techniques.
    • Prepares reports regarding each juvenile’s adjustment and progress.
    • Assists juveniles with their personal issues and refers issues to the group in accordance with the principles of the program.
    • Interacts with juvenile officers to report the behavior and activities of a juvenile.
    • Prepares reports regarding each juvenile’s adjustment and progress.
    • Coordinates and supervises juvenile’s work assignments or recreation activities.
    • May provide information regarding juvenile’s progress to visiting parents or guardians.
  • Part-Time Detention Aide I: This is responsible work in the care and supervision of juveniles placed within a detention facility. An employee in this position is responsible for the safety, personal conduct, care and supervision of juveniles during a work shift. The employee is expected to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in the performance of duties in accordance with detention policies and procedures. An employee in this class works under the general supervision of a juvenile officer or detention supervisor. Responsibilities include supervision and monitoring behavior of residents in a coed facility on a shift 5:00pm to 10:00pm, 20 hours per week. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. Detention/jail conditions. Potential problems may exist with juveniles who do not follow the rules and are subject to sanctions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be exposed to hazardous situations, which may involve physically violent or mentally or emotionally disturbed persons. The employee is required to work outside normal business hours. Must abide by Detention Standards. Required knowledge, skills and abilities include:
    • Some knowledge of the statutory rights of juveniles.
    • Ability to file reports regarding the activities of juveniles during a shift.
    • Ability to provide basic housekeeping functions during a shift such as laundry, cleaning or supervising the cleaning of rooms and rest rooms, and cooking for detention facility clients.
    • Some practical knowledge of individual and group behavior.
    • Some practical knowledge of child development and the role of the family.
    • Ability to resolve conflicts and to restrain juveniles, including the use of physical force if necessary.
    • Ability to work with clients in an understanding and empathetic manner.
    • Ability to foster cooperation of juveniles during incarceration.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with juveniles, their family members and other juvenile office and court staff, and explain the progress of the client.
    • Ability to learn crisis intervention techniques and emergency treatment procedures.

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Family Health Center is seeking a community health worker to be a frontline public health worker building trusted relationships in the community served, with a focus on patients Medicaid. Responsible for helping patients and their families navigate and access community services, other resources and adopt healthy behaviors. The CHW will support the Care Team through an integrated approach to care management and community outreach, coach and empower patients to take an active role in healthy lifestyles, and improve health literacy. Effectively educates and connects patients to community resources by coordinating with area agencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge and competencies with harm reduction, motivational interviewing, and relevant treatment modalities that are being used in the field.
  • Knowledge of culture and values in the community.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of patient satisfaction.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with the patients, providers, nurse care managers, agency representatives, supervisors and office staff.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with RN Care Managers, Care Coordinators, Behavioral Health Consultants, Medical Social Worker, and Primary Care Healthcare Team to coordinate patient care.
  • Assist patients in accessing health related services, including but not limited to: obtaining a medical home, providing instruction on appropriate use of the medical home, overcoming barriers to obtaining needed medical care and social services.
  • Motivate patients to be active, engaged participants in their health. Advance patients’ health literacy related to their conditions.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in healthcare, community health, social work, outreach.
  • Computer literate, including word processing, excel, electronic health record, and electronic mail.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, Psychology, or Health Education.
  • Desirable experience includes: customer service, patient/peer coaching, medical/behavioral health patient interaction, community relations, outreach, data entry, public speaking, non-profits.
  • Bilingual/bicultural Spanish encouraged to apply.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Documents all documents all activities and interactions with patients, both face-to-face and telephonic, clearly in E.H.R.
  • Demonstrate positive relationships for customer service with patients, families, outside agencies, and FHC team.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Work in conjunction with Nurse Care Managers, Behavioral Health Consultants, providers, nurses, and front office staff to optimize patient services and outcomes.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Respects patients by recognizing their rights; maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Phoenix Health Programs in Columbia, Missouri currently has an opening for a full-time substance abuse counselor. The agency is a not-for-profit, CARF accredited behavioral health center. Phoenix has offered treatment and recovery services to our community for nearly 45 years. Our services include detox, residential, and outpatient treatment for both men and women for alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Interested parties should visit Indeed.com to apply. Questions can be directed to HR@phoenixhealthprograms.com.

Heart of Missouri United Way is seeking a community impact director.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with the Executive Director in advancing a shared organizational vision of United Way’s direct work in the community.
  • Establish and manage effective engagement and trusting relationships with community volunteers, agency partners and key community partners and stakeholders to inform and support United Way goals.
  • Coordinate with the Assistant Director for Community Impact in aligning the development and implementation of Community Impact investment strategies: manage investment process including ongoing capacity-building and new program funding for targeted impact; assist volunteers to analyze and develop funding priorities for each funding cycle.
  • Direct research related to funding priorities under United Way impact areas, community needs assessment, one-time or new investment strategies, and outcome measurement.
  • Coordinate with Campaign Director in aligning campaign strategies and Community Impact efforts.
  • Work with the Executive Director in advancing opportunities with additional funders, including statewide and national organizations.
  • Coordinate with Strategic Communications and Marketing Director to increase awareness of local community issues, current funding strategies, and targeted funding efforts.
  • Advance United Way’s strategic work in collaborative programs, larger community needs, and the work of the Boone Impact Group (BIG).

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree preferred in a related field and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in non-profit human services or public affairs.
  • Proven understanding of the intersection between nonprofit business and impact models, nonprofit office collaborative models, financial management, grant writing and budget analysis.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with volunteers, members of the public, the management team and staff.
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines, handle multiple priorities, organize and prioritize workflows.
  • Excellent analytical ability and superior problem-solving skills. Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, listening, facilitation skills—public presentation experience required.
  • Ability to use technology to improve quality of work and inform decision making.

Salary Range: $48,000-70,000

Application Instructions:

Application Deadline: Friday, August 4, 2017 by 5pm

To apply: Send a copy of your cover letter, resume, professional references and salary requirement by email to office@uwheartmo.org or by postal service to Executive Director, Heart of Missouri United Way, 105 East Ash Street, Suite 300, Columbia, MO 65203. No phone calls please.

Family Facets is seeking IIS Specialist for Boone County to provide intensive home based-services to prevent out-of-home placement of children. Full-time position, 2 family caseload. On-call for crisis, behavioral training provided. Work out of your home; company car provided, housed at your residence. Starting salary based on education and experience, 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, CM-7 and Resume to be emailed to HRManager@FamilyFacets.com.

SSM Health is seeking a part-time medical social worker. The primary responsibility is to apply clinical knowledge and experience to the identification of patients with psychosocial and / or discharge planning needs in order to ease the patient’s transition into the next level of care or return to the home. Conducts a comprehensive psychosocial assessment to identify social and practical environmental problems which are interfering with the patient’s health and well being. Provides social work intervention to assure that services and counseling are provided as indicated by the assessment. Insures that the after care needs of the patient are met.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate with people in stressful situations, within small groups, and with other medical professionals. High degree of problem solving required. Ability to judge each situation independently and direct appropriately.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts and documents assessments, including High Risk Screens, of the patient within the guidelines and time frame indicated in departmental policy. Demonstrates knowledge and awareness of the psychosocial needs of patients and families such as adjustment to illness, disease impact, loss and bereavement, health care decision making, education, problem solving and planning.
  • Develops a plan and utilizes appropriate interventions to assist the patient/family address the identified psychosocial needs. Continues ongoing assessment according to patient needs/status and per policy.
  • Coordinates discharge planning and other services with the Case Manager and other members of the health care team to assure appropriate and continuous care is provided to the patient upon discharge from acute care.
  • Based upon an assessment of the patient/family system, assures appropriate referrals and resources are obtained and coordinated to provide continuous care, maximize functional capacity and preserve the patient’s independence.
  • Verbalizes knowledge and demonstrates consistent use and compliance with written protocols.
  • Utilization Management. Demonstrates a working knowledge of intensity of service and severity of illness, admission, discharge criteria. Identifies delays in service/processes that impact length of stay, avoidable days, and other level of service issues.
  • Financial Assistance. Maintains knowledge base regarding available Financial Assistance Programs. Provides information and referral to patients and families to assist with making application to appropriate programs.

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Cerner Health Connections, Inc. (CHC), a subsidiary of Cerner Corporation, is a national company specializing in development, staffing, and management of corporate-sponsored on-site health centers, on-site pharmacies, and wellness and condition management programs. CHC currently operates more than 40 health centers nationwide utilizing Cerner's software solutions to manage patient information and health records, as well as to measure, monitor, and improve care delivery.

CHC is currently seeking a part-time Clinical Therapist (LCSW, LSCSW, LCMFT, LCPC, or LCPC) to join the team at our on-site health center located in Jefferson City, MO. This health center provides Urgent Care and Primary Care services to employees of the State of Missouri. Focused on wellness, this health center is unlike any other medical practice or corporate clinic.

The Therapist will partner with our multidisciplinary collaborative team to provide effective assessment and treatment of adults with diverse life needs and/or various mental health issues. Maintain an active caseload, providing individual, family, and adjunctive therapies as needed and within area of expertise and limits of credentials; facilitate procurement of additional services as needed. Additionally serving as a resource person to Cerner in area(s) of expertise, including presenting classes, speaking engagements and internal service offering development.

Expectations:

  • Ability to work in a team in a medical home model to deliver quality patient care
  • Willingness to understand Cerner’s corporate culture
  • Ability to work in a diverse, inclusive work environment requiring a broad range of intervention strategies
  • Ability to work 24 hours per week during health center hours (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm; Tuesday & Friday 7:00am-4:00pm)

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in mental health field
  • Current license to practice in Missouri (has not been censured or forced to relinquish due to impropriety)
  • Currently residing in or willing to relocate to Jefferson City, MO
  • Minimum of 3 years of practical work experience post licensure
  • Experience providing counseling services to individuals

Preferred Qualifications:

  • LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker), LSCSW (Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker)
  • LCMFT (Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist)
  • LCPC (Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor)

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Central Missouri Community Action (CMCA) is has opening for the following positions:

  • Preschool Director/Team Leader: needed to manage a Head Start childcare facility in Columbia. Responsible for ensuring a quality center based program that offers families the full range of Head Start services. BA/BS in Early Childhood or related degree with at least 18 credit hrs in Early Childhood, 2 yrs exp in the field of early childhood and 2 yrs supervisory exp. FT + excellent benefits $30,000+ based on qualifications.
  • Family Development Specialist: needed to work with individuals and families providing services and case management techniques to assist in identifying and overcoming barriers which prevent them from meeting their basic needs. BS in social work, human or child and fam dev or a related field preferred. 2 yrs exp in a social service related field required. Must have general knowledge of family involvement practices and working knowledge of family development and social services. $13.70/hr. FT + excellent benefits. Opportunities in Boone and Cole Counties.
  • Parent Partner: needed to coordinate services for children and families who transition from Head Start into the Public School System, extending services through completion of 2nd grade. Responsible for coordinating family-centered activities and facilitating parent, teacher and community engagement in strategies to support strong social-emotional development and academic achievement. Includes case management, home visitation services, referral coordination, partnering with teachers, collaborative meeting planning and facilitation, goal-directed strategy planning, outcomes measurement, data collection, analysis and reporting. Some evening and weekend work will be required. BA/BS in Early Childhood/Elementary Ed, Human Services, Social Work or related degree and 2 yrs exp in social services or related field is required. Must have a working knowledge of child development and social service delivery. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred. FT + excellent benefits. $15/hr.

Check out these listings and others at http://showmeaction.org/employment.

MU Health Care is seeking a part-time care transitions resource specialist (weekends - Sat and Sun 8:00am - 4:30pm) to assist in the operational aspects of transitioning patients from an acute care stay.

Responsibilities:

  • Multi- task and prioritize workload according to payer demands, post-acute service availability, and transition plan for the patient. Request and coordinate ambulance, air ambulance, post-acute, or wheel chair van transport. Answer phones of business operations, triaging messages to appropriate personnel.
  • Knowledge and comprehension of medical diagnosis and conditions.
  • Communicate with myriad of different payers. Maintain relations with post-acute community.
  • Timely and expeditious work in a variety of computer programs. Coordinate the service implementation and delivery of post-acute services to various patient populations.
  • Build, send, and monitor referrals to post-acute care facility and agencies.
  • Function as a liaison between post-acute providers, case managers, and utilization management analysts.
  • Collaborate with departments and entities to ensure delivery of quality services.
  • Collaborate and problem solve with care coordination staff to resolve operational problems and promote communication.
  • Identify and evaluate new or improved processes and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Two years of related experience is required.
  • Licensed Practical Nurse or Emergency Medical Technician is preferred.

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SSM St. Mary's Audrain County is seeking a full-time mental health social worker to complete social service assessments upon admission while immediately focusing on discharge planning and follow-up care. Individual, group and family therapy, education, and plan of care will be ongoing throughout the continuum of care. This position participates in a multidisciplinary palliative care team. Complete and update medical records pertaining to case management and authorizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Drives the psychosocial assessment in identified time frame and immediately begins discharge planning upon admission.
  • Directs daily individual, group and family therapy according to the unit/program schedule.
  • Coordinates discharge planning arrangements to skilled nursing, residential and rehabilitation facilities, while completing all required documentation.
  • Updates relevant patient information within medical record on a daily basis to assist treatment team in coordinating care plan.
  • Joins with other disciplines, reviews comprehensive patient/ family treatment plan.
  • Collaborates with physicians and other health care professional regarding patient plan of care and intermediate care goals within proposed time line.
  • Reviews and evaluates discharge planning on all clients while scheduling follow-up appointments.
  • Interview patient / family members, obtain a complete initial social history.
  • Performs all other duties according to entity policies/procedures as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Masters Social Work (MSW) or other related field
  • 1 to 3 years of experience
  • LCSW (preferred)

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Missouri Family Health Council (MFHC) is seeking an outreach/communications intern for fall 2017. This intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of community outreach, health care advocacy, communication, marketing, and website maintenance. MFHC is a private nonprofit organization based in Jefferson City that champions access for every individual to culturally sensitive, quality, sexual and reproductive health education and services by developing and managing family planning and related preventive reproductive health programs. MFHC allocates federal Title X funding to 69 clinic sites via 18 subrecipients throughout the state. Missouri’s diverse Title X network consists of health departments, federally qualified health centers, community action agencies, hospitals, nonprofits, and affiliates of Planned Parenthood.

Responsibilities:

  • Exhibit/table at various community events, including LGBTQ pride festivals, health fairs, conferences, etc.
  • Develop social media toolkits to be utilized by MFHC subrecipients, including graphics and sample posts
  • Write blog posts and other communications for MFHC website
  • Create social media advertisements for MFHC and track analytics
  • Assist in the development of newsletters and other digital copy
  • Actively engage the community in advocacy efforts
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Passion for MFHC’s mission of providing high-quality family planning and reproductive health services
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in marketing, communications, public policy, or related field
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; experience with Wordpress strongly desired
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of Web and social media
  • Self-starter; ability to work independently and with little supervision

Additional Information:

This position will be based out of MFHC’s Jefferson City office, but travel to outreach events is required; all travel will be reimbursed by MFHC. The qualified candidate will receive a stipend dependent on the number of months/weeks/hours of work. We value all of our interns and go the extra mile to ensure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals. Please send cover letter and resume to Leslie Pritchard, Director of Outreach & Advocacy, at lpritchard@mfhc.org by July 31, 2017.

The Heart of Missouri United Way (HMUW) is seeking a full-time director of continuous improvement. Through an anonymous donor grant, HMUW has implemented project Building Effectiveness Strategically Together (BEST). The director of continuous improvement will lead project BEST to help strengthen the nonprofit sector in mid-Missouri by enhancing organizational effectiveness in individual HMUW partner agencies, increase HMUW’s effectiveness, and strengthen capacity of the local funder collaborative, Boone Impact Group, to effectively advance collective impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and coordinate implementation and investment of capacity building strategies with HMUW and its participating partner agencies, as informed by the Core Capacity Assessment Tool (CCAT).
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director and Finance & Operations Director to successfully meet reporting accountability requirements as set forth by the Anonymous Donor Grant Agreement.
  • Assist with development, coordination, implementation, and/or performance management for community level capacity building projects, including grants that aim to build shared measurement systems and practices or to build will around a common community agenda.
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director and staff leads to manage the Heart of Missouri United Way strategic plan, including advancements in improving organizational goals and strategy.
  • Supervise program volunteers, interns, or research fellows as needed to meet project goals.
  • Coordinate with marketing and communications staff and volunteers to develop Project BEST content for the purposes of outreach, information, and resource development.
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director and Finance & Operations Director to develop, monitor, and adapt strategies to meet measurable performance targets internally to demonstrate HMUW organizational effectiveness.
  • Engage stakeholders and partners in community assessment to establish measurable community indicators.
  • Create a menu of linked common outcomes and provide direct measurement support and resources.
  • Coordinate multi-funder targeted investments in capacity building strategies based on CCAT results.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications:

  • Required Master’s degree in social work, nonprofit management, public administration, education, or a related field.
  • A minimum of three years of nonprofit human services management, program design and evaluation, grants management, community assessment, strategic engagement and relationship management, group facilitation, educational pedagogy, project and performance planning and management experience preferred.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills

Application Deadline: Friday, July 14, 2017 by 5pm

To apply: Send a copy of your cover letter, resume, professional references and salary requirement by email to office@uwheartmo.org or by postal service to Executive Director, Heart of Missouri United Way, 105 East Ash Street, Suite 300, Columbia, MO 65203. No phone calls please.

University Hospital is seeking a case manager (cystic fibrosis - LCSW required) to insure appropriate utilization of health care services and resources and facilitate the continuum of care including discharge to appropriate setting. Daily interaction with the inpatient unit physicians and practitioners to assist in obtaining documentation clarification on a pre-billing basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate coordination of individualized plan of care protocols, pathways and guidelines in collaboration with the attending physician, Social Services; nursing staff, rehab services clinical dietitians, etc.
  • Assist with patient progression along continuum of care using a case management approach.
  • Complete comprehensive case management assessment of patient/caregiver.
  • Assist in development of plan of care for the delivery of appropriate services for patients/caregivers in conjunction with patient, family, patient's physician and other providers.
  • Arrange/authorize the delivery of appropriate services as agreed to by patient/caregiver.
  • Monitor the delivery of services for timeliness and appropriateness, adherence to plan, quality, and cost.
  • Collaborate with other providers (physicians, home care agencies, etc.) to discuss patient/caregiver needs services.
  • Provide individual patients/caregivers information, instruction, and support.
  • Work with other departments to coordinate services.
  • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team serving as a resource to insure appropriate utilization of resources.
  • Interacts with physicians and specialty practitioners (APRNs, PAs, etc.) to ensure accurate and high quality documentation practices.
  • Interacts with physicians and other patient care providers regarding documentation policies, procedures, and regulations; obtains clarification of conflicting, ambiguous, or non-specific documentation.
  • Provides ongoing education to physicians/specialty practitioners regarding physician documentation requirements.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Interacts with the unit staff and physicians in a pleasant manner to provide continuing feedback on intradepartmental practices and procedures.
  • Uses the coding staff and Clinical Documentation Specialist staff as a resource when needed.
  • Maintains knowledge and expertise in electronic software tools Cerner, AllScripts/ECIN, etc.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Medicaid/Medicare regulations.
  • Participate in appropriate hospital committee activity.

Qualifications: A Masters of Social Work degree is required. Must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Three years acute care clinical experience, which provides knowledge, and understanding of medical terminology, patient diagnoses, treatment protocols and disease process is necessary. Experience in case management preferred.

Salary Range: $50,128 - $75,400

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Truman State University is seeking a full-time, 9-month counselor to begin in August 2017. This position provides direct short-term counseling services for students including intakes, individual, relationship, group counseling, crisis intervention, and referral, as well as consultation services to the university community. In addition to the activities listed, this position will also provide outreach, training and assessment activities. The position requires occasional evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications:

Minimum of a master’s degree in counseling, counselor education, counseling psychology, social work or closely related field is required. Candidates are expected to be appropriately licensed in their professional field in Missouri, or be willing to work towards licensure. Previous experience in counseling with college students and expertise in typical presenting problem areas is preferred. Expertise in typical college age issues is preferred. Being an effective therapist with generalist clinical skills is required. Candidates should have had supervised internship, clinical field placement, or practicum experience as part of their degree requirements. A demonstrated ability to work well with others and skill in educational programming are also required.

Apply online: Submit a letter of interest indicating how the candidate would approach the duties and responsibilities described, a resume/vita, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies will be accepted but official will be required prior to offer of employment) and three current letters of recommendation online or in person:

Human Resources
McClain Hal l 101
Truman State University
100 E. Normal
Kirksville, Missouri 63501

Review of applications will begin June 15, 2017 and continue until position is filled.

The Northeast Missouri Health Council (NMHC) in Kirksville, MO is seeking a LCSW to provide a continuum of mental health treatments by screening, assisting, and diagnosing at-risk patients. Candidate must be able to provide crisis intervention (including risk assessments and counseling) to emotionally disturbed patients. Must utilize resources to address social and emotional factors related to the patient’s health care problems, as well as provide counseling and behavioral/mental health treatment services to all patients. Must ensure individualized treatment plans are completed in a timely manner. Position requires consulting other human/social services for purposes of referral, if necessary. Qualified candidates must hold a Master of Social Work degree. Candidate must enjoy the opportunity to work alongside physicians and other healthcare professionals. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including preparation of narrative reports required. NMHC offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package and paid time off. Qualified candidates should apply on-line at: www.nemohealthcouncil.com.

Compassus is seeking a social worker to be responsible for modeling the 3 Company values of Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence, and for promoting the Hospice Compassus philosophy, using the 6 Pillars of success as the foundation. S/he is responsible for upholding the Code of Ethical Conduct and for promoting positive working relationships within the Program, between the Program and other Company departments, and between the Program and all external stakeholders. The Social Worker provides preventive, educational, and evaluative and treatment services to meet the psychosocial needs of patients and their families, to help them improve, restore, and maintain their maximum level of coping. The Social Worker utilizes community resources and the interdisciplinary team to aid in this process. S/he is responsible for applying the rules and regulations of state and federal regulatory agencies and other certified agencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports agency and corporate policies, goals, and objectives.
  • Promotes a positive working relationship between agency and corporate personnel.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, educational programs and community events, as requested.
  • Promotes hospice philosophy.
  • Communicates identified needs and potential solutions to supervisor.
  • Supports agency and corporate policies, goals, and objectives.
  • Promotes a positive working relationship between agency and corporate personnel.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings.
  • Promotes hospice philosophy.
  • Communicates identified needs and potential solutions to supervisor.
  • Functions as an IDT member.
  • Completes psychosocial assessment on each assigned patient, as indicated by corporate policy.
  • Completes pre-bereavement of each assigned patient.
  • Completes Support Services Assessment, as appropriate.
  • Reviews and explains hospice services, as appropriate, to patient's financial classification.
  • Develops and updates care plans.
  • Attends team meetings and visits patients, as indicated.
  • Monitors hospitalizations and Medicare Part A admissions.
  • Secures revocations.
  • Attends care plan meetings at long term care facilities.
  • Provides direct social work services.
  • Facilitates placements and monitors patient’s adjustment.
  • Coordinates care giving issues.
  • Facilitates discharge planning.
  • Explains and assists with advance directives.
  • Addresses financial concerns.
    • Completes financial assessment.
    • Contacts community agencies, as appropriate.
    • Initiates Medicaid Spend down.
    • Assesses appropriateness for Special Concern supplies.
    • Evaluates insurance concerns.
  • Develops and utilizes community resources.
    • Supervises social work practicum students.
    • Develops and maintains working relationship with community agencies, i.e., long term care facilities, DFS, hospitals, social security office, V.A., etc.
    • Utilizes available community resources to meet family needs.
    • Works in cooperation with community agencies and lay groups.
    • Provides education and in-services to contract agencies, as appropriate.
  • Provides counseling to patient and family.
    • Provides counseling to meet psychosocial needs of patient and family.
    • Collaborates with and provides information to hospice interdisciplinary team related to counseling issues.
    • Provides crisis intervention to patient/family.
    • Refers to community counseling agencies, as indicated.
    • Offers and facilitates memorial services, as directed.
  • Other duties as performed or assigned.

Qualifications:

Has a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (preferred); or Has a baccalaureate degree in social work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; or a baccalaureate degree in psychology, sociology, or other field related to social work; and has 1 year of social work experience in a healthcare setting and is supervised by an MSW; or Has a baccalaureate degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, is employed by the Hospice Compassus before December 2, 2008, and is not required to be supervised by an MSW.

  • Employee will attend and participate in team meetings and program development planning.
  • Employee will assist coworkers, when needed, in the welcome center, adoption and case management services.
  • Employee will spend dedicated time in month working in the welcome center aiding walk-in clients.
  • Employee will participate in regular supervisory sessions with program manager.

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Great Circle is seeking a foster care case manager supervisor. This position reports to the Director of Community Based Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess the needs of persons served, the resources available to meet those needs, the legal and/or policy requirements governing service delivery to persons served
  • Track and monitor the progress of the families and children served
  • Collect and apply data to improve outcomes for children and families
  • Meet the state agency’s quality improvement and evaluation requirements
  • Ensure that service delivery is performed according to the state agency’s mission, policies and procedures, and service philosophy
  • Provide case consultation and in-service training, as appropriate
  • Identify unmet training needs
  • Ensure case reviews are conducted at least quarterly
  • Conduct performance evaluations
  • Any other requirements as defined by 13 CSR 40-73

Working Conditions:

Combination of office and home environments. Lighting and temperature adequate but may have to deal with families who smoke or locations that are in bad condition. Some in-state traveling.

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This person will have to be able to listen and communicate effectively. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications:

Ability to work well with both children and families. Ability to handle conflict and difficult situations. Ability to work with extreme behaviors in children and adults. Excellent communications skills to facilitate meetings with children and parents. Excellent writing skills. Must have good driving record and be able to obtain Class E driver’s license within 2 weeks of hire.

  • Master’s degree in human services or related field
  • Preferred Education and Experience: 2 years related work experience

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Southwest Baptist University invites applications for a ten-month, tenure-track Clinical Faculty position as the Director of Field Education in the CSWE accredited Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program. The candidate selected will be responsible for the administrative oversight of the field education component of the BSW program. This position also has the responsibility of teaching 9 hours of social work courses per semester. Rank will be contingent on the qualifications of the candidate. Candidates must be Evangelical Christians and active church members who have a commitment to Christian higher education. Responsibilities will begin in August 2017.

University:

Southwest Baptist University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, offers courses leading both to undergraduate and graduate degrees. Approximately 1,745 on-campus students may choose from 58 programs of study as they pursue a liberal arts-based, career-oriented education. The campus is located in the city of Bolivar, a community of 10,000 located 23 miles north of Springfield, Missouri.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in Social Work from a CSWE-accredited program, with a minimum of two years post-MSW social work practice experience
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, advising, and mentoring students
  • Advanced interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Advanced knowledge of social work practice
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member in the Behavioral Sciences department with majors in social work, psychology, sociology, and criminal justice
  • Commitment to Southwest Baptist University’s values and principles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Missouri LCSW strongly preferred
  • Experience teaching in a CSWE accredited social work program
  • Familiarity with the CSWE accreditation process

Applications:

Applications will be accepted until July 15. Review/screening of applications will begin immediately. Please visit www.sbuniv.edu to complete an online applications and upload a letter of intent, curriculum vita, transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate courses, statement of educational philosophy, personal statement of faith and three letters of reference. Calls may be made to other persons who may have information about the applicant.

For specific questions, please contact:

Dr. Shelley Kilpatrick, Co-Chair of Social Work Search Committee
Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences
Southwest Baptist University
1600 University Ave.
Bolivar, MO 65613
E-mail: skilpatrick@sbuniv.edu
Fax: 417-328-1732
Office: 417-328-1735

Compass Health, in Columbia, MO, is seeking a full-time licensed mental health therapist and experienced clinician to plan and carry out psychiatric mental health and alcohol and drug abuse treatment services to consumers. Assess, diagnose, treat, counsel and refer consumer of the organization. Provide crisis intervention services. Provide psychosocial evaluations and assessments within our outpatient clinic. EMR experience helpful. Must be organized and able to meet documentation deadlines. Team-oriented and serves as a member of the wellness team. Compass Health and its subsidiaries employ over 2000 employees and continue to grow each year. In addition to a convenient schedule, our competitive benefits package includes major medical, dental, vision, 401K, long- and short-term disability, life and accidental death insurance, cafeteria plan options, and EAP services. Compass Health recognizes ten holidays and has a generous leave time policy. Many of our sites qualify for the National Health Service Corp and the State Loan Repayment programs. Master's required and license or certification (LPC or LCSW).

To apply, please contact:

Donna Wood, Program Director
McCambridge Center
201 N Garth Avenue
Columbia, MO 65203
(615) 300-4785 (Cell)
E-mail: dwood@compasshn.org

Coyote Hill Christian Children's Home is seeking a therapist to be responsible for the development and implementation of holistic and effective diagnostic, therapeutic and case management strategies for those youths and families served by Coyote Hill Christian Children’s Home. A full-time Therapist is eligible to receive benefits that include retirement plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, and personal leave.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and assistance in the delivery of treatment services in accordance with ministry policy and procedures and in such a way as to include Home Parents as important team members.
  • Be available on a 24-hour basis for response to emergencies and unusual incidents.
  • Help to ensure that therapeutic interventions are afforded each resident in a way that is commensurate with and supportive of Coyote Hill family values.
  • Interact with all other Coyote Hill staff & interns as a team member and in a professional manner.
  • Ensure that individual and group treatment interventions & documentation are provided in a timely, appropriate and efficient manner.
  • Develop and implement strategies for the appropriate inclusion of nuclear family and significant others in ongoing treatment planning.
  • Maintain and manage an appropriate flow of communication regarding case status and progress with all significant stakeholders in individual treatment plans.
  • Attend all staff meetings as scheduled and/or requested by the Site Director or Executive Director.
  • Provide for regular case staffing sessions with Home Parents and significant other treatment plan participants.
  • Assist in coordinating and implementing various Coyote Hill programs (Equestrian, Life Skills, etc.).
  • Meet and maintain all provisions for professional licensure as required by the appropriate licensing authority.
  • Willing to fill in the gaps when assistance is needed.
  • Able and willing to engage in physical activities with clients through experiential therapy techniques.  Perform other duties as requested.

Requirements: A Master’s Degree in Social Work, counseling or a related human services degree from an accredited school. Preferred, a minimum of two (2) years of direct experience in the delivery of treatment services to children and families. Must be licensed in Missouri as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Masters Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor. Knowledge and experience in the areas of treatment planning and service delivery is essential. Must be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal, assessment, treatment and organizational skills and strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to make sound, reasoned decisions and exercise good judgment in difficult situations. Must be physically able to engage in strenuous activities with children which includes equestrian activities. Must hold a valid driver’s license and have a risk-free driving record. Must be able to pass an initial and periodic background screening process as required by the Missouri Children’s Division.

For more information, contact:

Coyote Hill Christian Children’s Home
P.O. Box 1
9501 W. Coyote Hill Rd.
Harrisburg, MO 65256
(573) 874-0179
office@coyotehill.org

The Missouri State Public Defender is seeking an investigator in the Columbia Trial Office. Individual assists attorneys by identifying, locating, and preserving case evidence for the criminal defense of a client. Travel is required; evening/weekend work may be necessary.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, journalism, social work, or closely related field; OR high school graduation equivalency plus four years experience in one of the following areas: 1) Activities related to criminal investigations or closely related areas; 2) Four years of clerical experience, of which two years must have involved specialized work in criminal investigative activities.

Salary is $2548/month plus generous State of Missouri benefits. An Employment Application must be completed in order to be considered for position. Applications are available online at www.publicdefender.mo.gov; by calling (573) 777-9977, ext. 202; or by visiting any local public defender office. Employment Applications must be received by mail, email, or fax in Human Resources no later than June 14 to be considered for position.

Send completed application to:

Missouri State Public Defender
1000 W. Nifong, Bldg. 7, Suite 100
Columbia, MO 65203
Attn.: Human Resources
Fax: 573-777-9976
E-mail: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov

Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is seeking a disaster case manager to work with individuals and families impacted by the catastrophic flooding of April/May 2017. Travel required, with services primarily offered in Gasconade, Cole, Cooper, Maries, and Osage counties in central Missouri. This is a time-limited position (3 months) with the possibility of extension based on available funding. For details including job description and application process, please visit www.cccnmo.org/about/careers/.

Chaddock is seeking a foster and adoption servies therapist to provide individual, group and family therapy, clinical assessments, in-home therapy, school based therapy as well as clinical consultation on issues regarding therapeutic services to clients. Responsible for the timely completion of all assigned clinical documentation. All services shall be provided in accordance with the highest professional standards and within the realm of the Chaddock treatment model.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work or counseling is required. Two years’ experience in providing therapy to children, adolescents, adults and/or families is preferred.
  • Current State of Illinois LSW/LCSW or LPC/LCPC or be eligible to obtain within 6 months of employment is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with youth.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to be organized, self-directed, and to work independently.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.

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The Salvation Army Midland Divisional is seeking a part-time shelter case manager to manage cases in the Center of Hope Emergency Shelter Program. Position must perform duties in compliance with all active funding requirements and may be involved in reporting to grant funders. Position is expected to comply with and meet The Salvation Army, Federal, State and Local policies and standards. While not directly funded with grant dollars, loss of grants may impact continuity of this position.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct initial interviews with all Emergency Shelter clients to determine immediate needs.
  • Develop client goal plan and meet periodically with clients on caseload to update goal plans and client activity notes in case files, encouraging clients to access community resources for additional assistance.
  • Perform case manager duties in accordance with the terms of all active grants.
  • Monitor employment and savings program progress of clients on case load.
  • Make referrals to appropriate services and agencies for material, medical, and other types of assistance.
  • Assist with other case management/shelter duties as assigned.
  • Complete documentation as mandated by contract, policy and procedure, and/or Salvation Army practice in the approved computerized reporting system.
  • Assign/monitor therapeutic duties assigned to clients.
  • Propose to supervisor, and with approval, develop and implement programs for clients, conduct a life skill group periodically, or arrange for outside professionals to deliver the programs.
  • Participate in staff meetings as directed.
  • Maintain confidentiality, proper client staff boundaries and comply with Safe From Harm guidelines.
  • Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relationships with clients, co-workers, and supervisors. This includes but is not limited to such actions as: resolution of conflicts in a professional manner; courteous treatment of staff, visitors, and clients; respect of others’ property and person; and professional and appropriate communication to and about clients, co-workers, and supervisors.

Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelors 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 training and work experience will be considered. Must be a team player, a self-starter, and perform well with minimum supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative and independent judgment and decision-making skills, independent and creative thinking. Must be supportive of The Salvation Army’s mission and policies. The Position requires a high level of confidentiality. Good communication skills as well as the ability to work with diverse and challenging personalities are essential. Ability to type case notes and correspondence using Word and update Excel spreadsheets. Must possess or obtain Adult and Child CPR, First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens certification and complete HMIS training within three months of employment. Appropriate driver license and pass TSA MVR check is a plus. Demonstrated knowledge of community agencies and the ability to network with them is essential. Conflict resolution skills are essential.

Physical and Work Environment Requirements: Capable of performing the above essential duties in an office environment to include: using a computer, answering phones, etc. Most work will be indoors in a temperature-controlled environment. Some duties may involve leaving the main job site to attend meetings and assist clients.

To apply, e-mail resume to USCMID_JEFFERSONCITYHR@USC.SALVATIONARMY.ORG.

Family Facets is seeking an intensive in-home services specialist for Saline and Lafayette Counties to provide intensive home-based service to prevent out-of-home placement of children. Full-time position, 2 family caseload. On-call for crisis, training provided. Work out of your home; company car provided, to be housed at your home. Starting salary depending on education and experience with adjustment for advanced service related experience. Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or comparable human service field, 3 years children services experience minimum. Prior MO Children's Division interaction preferred. Application documents available at www.familyfacets.com. Completed Family Facets Employment Application, Cover Letter, CM-7 form and Resume to be emailed to HRManager@FamilyFacets.com.

Missouri Psychiatric Center is seeking a milieu specialist to serve as the clinical support resource person to patients on an inpatient adult unit at MUPC. To promote an environment that supports a fundamental respect for all individuals on the unit, that enhances the patient’s overall experience at MUPC and provide a safe and respectful person centered model of care. This role focuses on the application of psychotherapeutic knowledge, skills, and principles to brief clinical encounters that occur spontaneously with the purpose of facilitating interpersonal competencies such as learning adaptive coping, interaction, and relationship skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote a calm milieu by providing individual support and monitoring to patients as indicated/assigned; actively manage the milieu through interactions with individual patients on a regular/frequent basis; encourage patients to act at a level equal to their ability.
  • Function as a role model for patients on the unit to show ways to effectively relate to others, to get one’s needs met, to enhance/develop social competencies and interpersonal awareness; serves as a resource and point of contact for information, guidance and support for patients.
  • Work in collaboration with staff and the treatment team; communicates in a warm and empathetic manner.
  • Ensure a compassionate, high quality, exemplary customer driven culture; validate the patient’s needs and rights.
  • Be mindful of times of increased activity or stress on the unit in order to prevent escalation; redirect unhealthy/risky behaviors on the spot by giving feedback and alternative strategies; de-escalate patients and in emergencies provide appropriate crisis intervention techniques to maintain patients in a least restricting manner.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in social work or behavioral therapies (counseling, psychology, therapeutic recreation, occupational therapy) from an accredited college or university is preferred. Minimum two years of experience in mental health services. Two years of experience in an inpatient psychiatric setting preferred. Must possess strong interpersonal and communications skills, and work well in a team environment requiring a high degree of creativity and motivation. Must be able to physically respond to psychiatric emergent situations and be able to function as a team member and maintain BLS certification. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Apply online Job#: 17001149

Voluntary Action Center is seeking a social services specialist/program coordinator. This role has two primary tasks: accurately assessing needs of low-income clients and providing appropriate services and coordinating seasonal programs. This position also takes primary responsibility for data collection and reporting.

Client intake and referral:

  • Interview clients to assess needs and provide direct services on the basis of individual circumstances and within VAC program guidelines. Refer clients to other agencies in order to meet additional needs.
  • Answer phone calls and assess client needs. Provide referrals and information as appropriate.
  • Follow up on client services to ascertain effectiveness of services rendered.
  • Maintain proper records on client contacts, referrals, and follow-up surveys.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with other social service agencies/resources in the community.
  • Maintain professionalism while working with people from various populations and backgrounds.

Coordinate seasonal programs:

Oversee all seasonal programs, coordinating all aspects of each. Projects include Homes for Computers, Summer Fan and Air Conditioner Programs, Lunch in the Park, School Supply distribution, Warm Up Columbia (collection and distribution of winter items), and Holiday Program (collection and distribution of gifts and food).

Information and organization:

  • Take primary responsibility to prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, compiling statistical data on services and follow-up surveys.
  • Evaluate information and conditions affecting the community and client population. Be familiar with current community needs.
  • Attend pertinent workshops, meetings, and seminars related to VAC's work.

Other Duties:

  • Represent VAC at meetings and other collaborations of social service agencies.
  • Assist with fund raising and other events.
  • Assist with maintaining supplies and other stored items.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Social Work or a related field.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to use database systems. Interest in collection and reporting of data preferred.
  • Familiarity with other computer programs preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Sensitivity to, and acceptance of, individual needs and differences, including the ability to be flexible but fair when applying program policies to different client situations.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and complete them in a timely manner.
  • Ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner, particularly in the handling of confidential information, as well as in relations with other personnel and with all clients.

Apply: Please contact Nick Foster at (573) 874-2273 or e-mail at dir@vacmo.org.

Steppingstone is seeking a youth care specialist who has a passion for working with at-risk youth and wants to make a difference in the community. This position works directly with youth by teaching them the life skills they need to be self-sufficient. Steppingstone is a transitional living program (TLP) for adolescents ages 16 – 21, located in Kansas City, Missouri. Steppingstone is a program of a larger, non-profit organization Every Child’s Hope, based out of St. Louis, Missouri. Steppingstone – KC is a 24/7 facility with the following shifts currently available:

  • YCS 6 OVN
  • Every Other Saturday 10pm – 9am
  • Sunday 10pm – 9am
  • Monday 10pm – 9am
  • Tuesday 10pm – 9am
  • YCS 3
  • Sunday 3pm – 11pm
  • Monday 3pm – 11pm
  • Tuesday 3pm – 11pm
  • Friday 3pm – 11pm
  • Saturday 8am – 4pm
  • Part-Time/PRN
  • Overnight availability 10pm – 9am

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a strong desire to work with adolescents, a clean driving record, and ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screen, and be at least 21 years of age.

Responsibilities: Youth Care Specialists supervise adolescents in a highly individualized transitional and independent living program. Responsibilities include providing transportation (agency vehicle provided); administering medication; providing life skill instruction; offering support in non-crisis situations. Additionally, you will be required to complete daily logs and attend regular training and/or staff meetings while utilizing basic computer skills.

For more information, please e-mail your resume to KSingleton@echmail.org for consideration. Every Child’s Hope is an EEOE, a drug free workplace, and utilizes E-Verify.