Employment Opportunities

The School of Social Work not only aims to educate its students with the best and latest practices, but we hope to aid our alumni and recent graduates gain employment in the social work field. Below is a list of the latest jobs available in the social work field both locally and across the nation. The list is updated as now jobs become available. Please do not contact the school for information about a particular job; instead, contact the organization listing the job with any questions you may have. Good luck in your job search!

If you are an organization wishing to post your job with the Tulane School of Social Work, please complete and return the TSSW Job Posting Application via fax to (504) 862-8727 or e-mail Joseph Halm with the details. Postings are listed for one month and can be extended at the request of the employing agency.

Job Listings

Updated 8/31/15

NexusCity is searching for a Director of Operations. NexusCity is a collaboration of established community leaders and next generation thinkers in the NOLA region. NexusCity seeks to diversify the region’s leadership through a year-long Fellowship. In the program, leaders are identified and engage in a year-long leadership development program with a curriculum that provides the knowledge base and skills necessary to impactfully engage in board governance. For more information about the position or to apply, please read the full job description.  (Posted 8/31/15)


Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans is searching for a full-time Bilingual (English/Spanish) Case Manager to work with Post Release Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children. Jewish Family Service (JFS) a non-profit social service agency dedicated to preserving, strengthening, and enhancing the wellbeing and self-sufficiency of individuals and families at every stage of the life cycle, seeks a bilingual (Spanish) Case Manager to provide post release, follow up services to Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC). The position of Case Manager is responsible for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate follow-up services and comprehensive case management for UAC.

The Case Manager will be responsible for conducting calls, interviews, and home visits with UAC; developing individual case plans with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances; and maintaining case files. The Case Manager will provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require. The case manager will assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices. The Case Manager will also build a network of local pro bono legal resources/services and care providers to establish services for UAC, facilitate access/remove barriers to those services, and track individual progress via an online database. Additionally, the Case Manager will be responsible for submitting written reports as required, coordinating/maintaining communication with key stakeholders, and participating in regular training and communication sessions with headquarters staff.

Master’s degree (MA or MSW) required. A minimum of two years experience in case management, preferably working with, serving, and advocating on behalf of immigrant and refugee children. Experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation. Prior experience with social services provision. Must possess an extensive knowledge of immigrant community local resources. Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment. Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Some overnight travel is required. Fluency reading and speaking Spanish required. Candidate must have dedication to the human rights of refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers and displaced people. Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and 3 references to jobs@jfsneworleans.org. (Posted 8/31/15)


Absolute Health, a mental health rehabilitation service, is searching for mental health professionals to work in the river parishes of Louisiana. The Mental Health Professional will be responsible for providing approved Mental Health Rehabilitation services to assigned Clients on a one on one basis, has experience in applied intervention strategies/methods designed to address behavioral and/or emotional and /or mental health problems. Our office is located in LaPlace, La.

Positions are available immediately, so please e-mail your resume to Mr. David Isom at absolutehealthinc@att.net. (Posted 8/31/15)


Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Miss., is searching for an LSW or LMSW to be a Medical Social Work. The position is full-time and Monday through Friday, day shift.

The Medical Social Worker assists patients and their families with personal and environmental difficulties which predispose illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from health and medical care. Plans, organizes and implements social work services to patients and families. Must utilize a growth and development knowledge base in the care of children (pediatric), adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Uses professional knowledge and a team approach to provide medical and social interventions for patients who are influenced by health impairments. Provides discharge planning services, emotional care, advocacy, and maintains effective working relationships with community resources and services. Reports to Director of the Medical Social Services Department. Responsible for working weekends and being on call. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed.

The Bachelor degree in social work from accredited school of social work required; Master degree preferred. Will consider Bachelor and new graduate. Prefer two years social work experience in a health-related agency or facility; will consider new graduate. Must be Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Master’s Social Worker (LMSW) as defined by Section 75-53-1 of the Mississippi Code of 1972.

The To apply please visit http://www.forresthealth.org/careers-volunteers/apply-now/. (Posted 8/31/15)


NOPD is looking to hire three social workers to work alongside the NOPD Sex Crimes detectives to help support and coordinate services and resources for adult survivors of sexual assault. The social workers will be housed at the Family Justice Center. Please read the full job description for more details.

To apply, https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/neworleans/jobs/1218023/social-worker-iii-nopd. (Posted 8/31/15)


The Public Defender Service’s (PDS) is searching for a Forensic Social Worker/Forensic Professional Counselor within the Office of Rehabilitation and Development. For more information, please read the full job description. If you have any questions pertaining to the PDS’s hiring and application process, please contact Elwander Syrkes via e-mail esyrkes@pdsdc.org or phone at 202-824-2420. (Posted 8/17/15)


The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office is searching for a full-time victim/witness advocate. Candidates will provide victims/witnesses with information regarding the judicial process, case status and case outcome; inform victims/witnesses of the rights provided to them by Louisiana Law; provide appropriate referrals; and assist in victim/witness preparation for trials as well as participate in on-call Crime Scene Response Team every eight weeks. Qualifications include a master's degree in social work or counseling. Salary is $38,000.

To apply, contact Director of Social Services Andree Mattix at amattix@orleansda.com or at (504) 822-2414. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Posted 8/14/15)

Orleans Public Defenders is seeking a Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate. The mission of the Orleans Public Defenders is to provide each eligible client with client-centered legal representation of the highest quality – zealous, conscientious, caring, professional, ethical and skilled – whether in criminal, juvenile or municipal/traffic court. We act to protect the guarantees of the Constitution, foster a more open and inclusive criminal justice system by increasing access to, and protection within, the courts for the poor, and assist in the development and expansion of rehabilitation and alternative programs for clients and their families

Job Summary: A Master’s Level Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate will work in OPD’s Client Services Division (CSD) with other social workers and client advocates to provide critical and necessary social services to our indigent clients facing misdemeanor and felony criminal charges in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court. Many OPD clients become involved in the criminal justice system due to poverty, homelessness, addiction, untreated mental health issues, and/or neglect and abuse. With the assistance of the Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate, root causes of their involvement will begin to be addressed with the hope of halting the turnstile of justice. The Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate will collaborate closely with attorneys to provide psycho-social assessments to identify areas of need, treatment and services from arrest to sentencing. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: evaluations; recommendations for alternatives to incarceration; connecting clients to treatment programs and social services; preparing thorough and extensive mitigation reports that includes family, educational, social, health and mental health histories of client and family; and fostering and maintaining collaborative partnerships with governmental and nonprofit agencies providing mental health, housing, addiction, and social services. The Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate will be closely supervised by an experienced, licensed Social Worker Supervisor with more than 20 years of experience working with indigent communities and individuals.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree in Social Work. Some familiarity with the workings of the criminal justice system is preferred but not required. Candidates must demonstrate interest and dedication to providing client centered social services to persons in the criminal justice system. Candidates must be: a team player who can effectively and efficiently collaborate to meet deadlines; must have excellent communication skills; confident working for a client population of diverse needs and backgrounds; highly organized and able to prioritize; flexible and be able to respond to changing circumstances adjusting expectations as needed; proficient at record gathering; and must have excellent interviewing skills with people of different socio-economic, ethnic, racial, lingual, gender identities and backgrounds. Must also have competent computing skills, including ability to master case management software and other programs.

To Apply: Qualified and interested applicants must submit all of the following to be considered for this position: a letter explaining your interest in the position, resume, writing sample, a list of three references, and a school transcript if less than five years out of school. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All materials should be emailed to Chasity Barksdale at recruit@opdla.org. The application deadline is August 21, 2015. No phone calls. This position is full-time and is grant funded based on a one-year Justice Assistance Grant. OPD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. (Posted 8/6/15)


Memorial Behavioral Health in Gulfport, Miss., is searching for an Outpatient Therapist. For more information, read the full job description. Interested social workers should visit their website -- http://www.gulfportmemorial.com/body.cfm?id=577 -- to begin the application process.  Please note that related Job IDs are 1641 and 1627. (Posted 8/6/15)


Loyola University New Orleans is searching for a staff counselor. The Staff Counselor is responsible for the provision of psychological services to students through individual, couples, and group formats. This position coordinates, develops, and conducts mental health-related consultation, outreach programs, and in-service training to the Loyola campus. Provides on-call crisis counseling to students with after-hours, psychiatric emergencies. Also responsible for the development and implementation of evidence based educational programs related to sexual assault awareness, risk reduction, and bystander intervention.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Work or Master’s Degree in Counseling with a minimum of two year’s experience. Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor (can become licensed under Louisiana law within an appropriate period of time). Required experience with prevention education, program development and implementation. Supervised experience working with college-age students during training or post-degree preferred.

For more information or to apply, visit http://finance.loyno.edu/human-resources/staff-employment-opportunities. (Posted 8/4/15)


The Recovery School District is seeking a Clinical Director who will be responsible for leading and supporting clinical staff in providing case management services for at-risk students and families attending Orleans Public Schools. The Clinical Director will assist in the development of staff trainings and the development of resources to provide best practice and evidence-based services to our families, in accordance with YOC policies, procedures and programmatic goals. The Clinical Director also be responsible for providing supervision, direction and feedback to all clinical staff and interns and will be responsible for performance improvement activities. This position requires ongoing collaboration with a variety of stakeholders, including parents, RSD and OPSB staff members, Juvenile and Municipal Courts, law enforcement, service providers, school personnel, and community partners.

For more information, please read the full job description. Interested candidates should send a resume, tailored cover letter, and a work sample to Angela Wiggins at angela.wiggins@rsdla.net. Quality work samples may include, but are not limited to the following: program descriptions/plans, sample professional development plan for staff, and a data summary report, and/or executive memorandum. To learn more about the Recovery School District and Orleans Parish School Board, please visit our websites at www.rsdla.gov and www.nops.k12.la.us. (Posted 8/4/15)


Obyke Health Care Services LLC, a mental health rehabilitation agency located in the Gentilly, is searching for MHPs, MHSs, and LPCs. LPCs will do assessments/re-assessments, treatment plans and outpatient therapy. MHP and MHS will work with clients, conduct PSR and CPSTs and visit schools and homes of clients. Qualifications include a masters in social work while the salary range is negotiable. For more information, contact Angela Walker at 504-948-6080 or okykehealthcare@att.net. (Posted 8/4/15)


The City of New Orleans Health Department is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program Director. The Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program Director is responsible for advancing the Health Department's efforts to reduce and prevent domestic violence and sexual assault in the community. Interested applicants should forward their resume and cover letter to Chris Gunther, Manager of Strategic Initiatives, at cjgunther@nola.gov. (Posted 8/4/15)


Bridge House/Grace House is seeking a Substance Abuse Counselor with knowledge of the 12 Steps of AA to work with our Men's recovery program. A Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related Mental Health field and Substance Abuse experience is required. Must be licensed or pursuing license in the state of Louisiana. Pre-employment background check and drug test will be performed. Interested candidates should reply via e-mail with a resume attached to rd3w6-5137250662@job.craigslist.org. (Posted 7/24/15)


Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., has Social Work openings for both inpatient and outpatient care. Please see our web site for further details about the Dartmouth Hitchcock system at www.dhmc.org. They are looking for Masters prepared Social Workers for the following open positions:  

  • Outpatient Pediatrics Specialty Clinics;
  • Per diem position to fill in for vacations;
  • After hours ED/on call position.

For further information, please contact Michele Blanchard at Michele.A.Blanchard@hitchcock.org. (Posted 7/24/15)


Lantern, a start-up founded in 2012 in San Francisco, is currently looking to recruit coaches with an MSW to train for a part-time, remote wellness coaching position. Lantern is a team of researchers, technologists, and clinicians translating clinical research and expertise into simple, effective web and mobile programs based on cognitive behavioral therapy. Weekly hours will be approximately 20 hours/week, with $20/hour compensation (benefits eligible).

For more information or to apply, please visit https://boards.greenhouse.io/lantern/jobs/15459#.VY2K_hNViko. (Posted 7/15/15)


USM School of Social Work’s Mississippi Integrated Health & Disaster Program located on the Gulf Coast has openings for two Clinical Social Work Team Leaders – either LMSWs or LCSWs. Interested persons who would like more information before submitting an application can contact either Michelle Brazeal (228.214.3369 – michelle.brazeal@usm.edu) or Lauren Zakaras (228.214.3317 – lauren.zakaras@usm.edu).

Interested applicants can go to the following page to submit their application -- https://jobs.usm.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1436536037207. Click “Search postings” on the left hand side of the page. Then enter this posting number – 0003582. (Posted 7/15/15)


Crescent Care Health is searching for a Bilingual Social Services Specialist. For more information or to apply, please visit http://crescentcarehealth.org/job/bilingual-social-services-specialist/. (Posted 7/10/15)


Covenant Youth Empowerment is currently seeking Licensed Mental Health Professionals, Psychiatrists and APRNs. Covenant is a mental health counseling agency and Medicaid Provider servicing the greater Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX, and now, the New Orleans, LA area. We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality of care to clients, with ages ranging from youths to adults. Our clients come from all backgrounds and have various mental health and/or counseling needs.

For more information, please read the full job descriptions. To apply, contact Steven Roche' at joseph@cyeemail.com; Jarvis Martin at jarvis@cyeemail.com; or call office at 770.723.7700. (Posted 7/10/15)


The U.S. Naval Base in Belle Chasse is searching for a Clinical Counselor. Qualifications include a Master's Degree in Social Work OR a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy OR a Doctoral degree in Psychology; Clinical license/certification to provide clinical services as an independent practitioner (Acceptable licenses are: LCSW, LICSW, LMFT or Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP); a minimum of two years of full-time post-masters clinical experience; and two years of experience working in the areas of domestic violence and child abuse. Experience pre-licensure or post-licensure will meet this requirement.

For more information, please contact Melissa Garner at 504-678-2839 or via e-mail at melissa.garner1@navy.mil. (Posted 7/10/15)


Ochsner Health System is currently hiring for a LCSW to be a Tobacco Cessation Specialist. The Tobacco Cessation Specialist serves as a project coordinator for the Tobacco Cessation Clinic and works collaboratively with the Tobacco Program. The Tobacco Cessation Specialist works with organizational management to implement a Nationally Recognized Smoking Cessation Treatment Program for the Ochsner Health System. In addition, the Tobacco Cessation Specialist will assess the need for, plans, organizes, implements and evaluates the Smoking Cessation Program for patients and provides consultation, evaluation and referrals. The Tobacco Cessation Specialist demonstrates actions consistent with Ochsner’s “Expectations” as duties are performed on a daily basis.

For more information or to apply, please visit https://ochsner.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=036523&lang=en#.VZpHgdlmDio.google. (Posted 7/10/15)


Seeking Louisiana-licensed LCSW to work as an independent contractor in well-established and growing behavioral health practice with a full case load in the Hammond/Ponchatoula area. Current credentialing with multiple insurance panels preferred but not required. Practice population currently includes children, teenagers, adults, and pre-surgical patients. Space, furnishings, and other practice essentials provided. Experienced office staff manage scheduling and billing. Pay based on a percentage of collections. Please fax resumes to 985-662-5525. (Posted 7/2/15)


Counsel NOLA has a position open for a full time community based therapist for the HOMEBUILDERS® Family Preservation program. We offer a supportive team environment, excellent supervision, and comprehensive training, including at least 10 days of workshop training in the initial year (CEUs provided). Our Homebuilders program is an "evidence-based program" (EBP). A caseload of two families at a time allows the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of high-risk children and families. Flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends. Competitive salary, benefits and mileage compensation.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals desiring supportive supervision and able to incorporate feedback to comply with fidelity measures. Please go to http://www.institutefamily.org/programs_IFPS.asp and read about the EBP prior to applying.

Minimum qualifications: LMSW or PLPC; experience working with diverse populations in the community; strong work ethic; experience in/or theoretical approach consistent with CBT/REBT and motivational interviewing; excellent written and verbal communication skills; computer literate; able to pass criminal background and drug screen. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

E-mail resume, cover letter or questions to: jaimie@counselnola.com. (Posted 7/2/15)


Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority (ImCal HSA) is seeking to fill the position of Social Worker, LCSW. Position serves primarily as the Children & Youth clinician in both the Allen and Beauregard Behavioral Health clinics. Position may also service adult clients as assigned. Salary: Negotiable / DOE; Great Benefits: Paid Holidays, Vacation, & Sick Leave! Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work followed by three years of professional social work experience; LCSW certification.

Please visit www.jobs.la.gov to apply and/or contact Gizzatta Johnson by e-mail at gizzatta.johnson@la.gov or by phone at (337) 475-3156. (Posted 7/2/15)


The KIPP New Orleans Student Support Team is searching for a Supervisor of Clinical Services. The support team provides multi-disciplinary interventions, services and support so that all students are on a path to college and career readiness, in pursuit of leading happy, healthy and independent lives. We extend the mission of KIPP New Orleans Schools by ensuring that we fulfill our commitment to being a high-quality choice for every family and our commitment to ensuring every child has a school-experience and future they deserve.

Candidates must have a Doctorate or Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field. A minimum of three years clinical experience with two years administrative experience and experience practicing in a school based setting. Must be licensed and certified. Experience working in a low-income school setting preferred.

For more information or to apply, please read the full job description. (Posted 6/29/15)


Acceptable Health, LLC is a Mental Health Rehabilitation Service searching for a Licensed Mental Health Professional (LCSW, LMFT, LPC) certified to work in mental health/psychosocial behavior in Orleans Parish. The chosen individuals will evaluate the performance, supervise and train non-licensed staff members, conduct clinical evaluations of clients, write treatment plans, and be team oriented. Our office is located in New Orleans providing services to the East and Westbanks of Orleans and Jefferson Parish. Positions are available immediately.

To apply, please e-mail resume to acceptableheath@bellsouth.net or fax to (504) 245-4284 (Posted 6/29/15)


The National Child & Family Services of Harahan is searching for Wraparound Facilitator. Candidates interested in this position must have a Bachelors Degree in Human Services such as Psychology, Social Work or Counseling. Any candidate with a degree in Social Work must have an active license/registration by Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners. This position also requirement two years of previous experience working with family, children and community.

For more information or to apply, please read the full job description or call 504.266.2576. (Posted 6/29/15)


Beacon Behavioral Outpatient in Metairie is hiring for a part-time Mental Health Technician to work Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. till 1:30 p.m. For more details, please read the full job description. Interested applicants should e-mail resume to jaimer@beaconbh.com. (Posted 6/17/15)


CrescentCare in New Orleans has several opportunities in varied disciplines. Interested parties can review full details of all available positions by going to http://crescentcarehealth.org/join-our-team/. Below are some job descriptions for available positions:

As always, interested candidates can reach out to the CrescentCare HR Team at 504-821-2601 with questions/comments. (Posted 6/16/15)


Beacon Behavioral Healthcare in Bogalusa is searching for a Clinic Manager (LCSW, LMSW, LPC, or RN). We offer an employee centered workplace with hands on training, competitive pay and an excellent benefit package that starts on the 1st of the month after 30 days of full-time employment. If you are a motivated individual with high standards for ethical, quality care and are looking for opportunity for career growth, join our healthcare team today!

For more information, please read the full job description. To apply, e-mail resume to debbiet@beaconbh.com. (Posted 6/16/15)


Memorial Behavioral Health in Gulfport, Miss., is searching for an Outpatient Therapist. Please read the full job description for more information. Interested persons can apply on their web site. (Posted 6/16/15)


Plaquemines Community CARES Center is looking for a full-time Clinician. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, clinical therapist position. Master's degree in counseling or social work is required, LPC or LCSW preferred. Job expectations include working with diverse populations, providing quality counseling to children, adolescents and adults; utilizing diverse treatment modalities at our main office and satellite locations; and maintaining all clinical paperwork and documentation. Salary range is $33,600 to $45,000.

To apply, contact Dawn Barras at 504-393-5750 or dbarras@pcccf.org. Application deadline is June 26, 2015. (Posted 6/16/15)


Pearl River Valley Opportunity, Inc. Head Start/Early Head Start is now hiring Family Engagement Workers for the counties of Lamar, Marion and Stone in Mississippi. Applicants must have a bachelors in Social Work or related field, Licensed Social Worker preferred. Two years’ experience in the area of case management/family support services required; computer skills desirable. Responsibilities including performing case management services for Preschool/Early Head Start children and their families; helping families establish goals; participating in the recruitment and enrollment process; and maintaining records and preparing reports. Salary Range is $12.52 - $15.53 per hour, based on experience.

To apply, contact your local WIN Job Center. Application deadline is June 19, 2015. (Posted 6/16/15)


BHG Recovery, located in Gretna, is searching for a full-time counselor. The counselor is responsible for assisting patients in identifying, maximizing and relating their strengths to appropriate social, educational as well as vocational and occupational goals. The counselor is also responsible for helping the patients prepare and adjust to a drug free existence and to offer assistance (emotional and physical) in problematic issues.

For more information, visit www.bhgrecovery.com/getting-the-job or contact Jacinda Malveaux at jacinda.malveaux@bhgrecovery.com or at 972-391-4086. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Posted 6/14/15)


Hattiesburg Dialysis Unit has an MSW position available. Anyone interested can contact Tammy Gargis at 601-296-2900 for more information or visit her office at 5909 Hwy 49 South, Suite 10, Hattiesburg. (Posted 6/10/15)


The Fleet and Family Support Center at NAS JRB New Orleans is searching for three positions. Those positions include a Clinical Counselor, a Personal Financial Management Program Specialist and a Work Family Life consultant. For more information, contact Kate Lufkin at kate.lufkin@navy.mil. (Posted 6/1/15)


Tulane Medical Center's Transplant Institute is searching for a transplant social worker. Candidates should possess their LCSWs, but LMSWs may be considered as well. Interested candidates should contact Tulane Medical Center's Human Resources Department at (504) 988-5525. (Posted 6/1/15)


The Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation is searching for a DRS-Counselor II in its Office of Special Disability Programs. This is professional work which involves evaluating the vocational potential of clients, utilizing all available diagnostic and related services incidental to the determination of eligibility for, and nature and scope of services to be provided under the Vocational Act. Incumbent jointly develops an individualized written rehabilitation program with the client; arranges, coordinates, and supervises the services necessary to reach a vocational goal; provides job placement services to eligible, qualified job ready individuals; establishes relationships with medical personnel; and performs all duties of a Counselor I. Incumbents may also make home visits. Duties also include organizing and coordinating community resources to ensure quality rehabilitation services to disabled individuals.

For more information, please read the full job description. Interested applicants also should call Mr. Clint Welborn at (601) 544-2613 or e-mail him at cwelborn@mdrs.ms.gov to schedule an interview. Resumes can be faxed to (601) 582-2544. (Posted 5/26/15)


SON Valley is searching for a Vocational Supervisor for its Community Center in Ridgeland, Miss. SON Valley is a Christian Community providing services to individuals with intellectual disabilities in the Madison, Ridgeland, Jackson area. Candidates should be a masters level (or possibly bachelors level) social worker. For more information or to send a resume, applicants should contact Sarah Stowers at shs@sonvalley.net. (Posted 5/21/15)


Capital Area Human Services (CAHS) seeks qualified School Social Workers and School Social Worker Supervisors for schools in East Baton Rouge Parish and surrounding school systems. Experience with children in a mental health setting preferred. Masters Level Social Workers need only apply for SW positions and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) need only apply for Supervisors positions. These will be filled as contract positions.

Resumes can be submitted by fax to 225-922-2702 or e-mail at shaketha.brown@la.gov or by mail to CAHS, c/o Human Resources, 4615 Government Street, Bldg. 2, Baton Rouge LA 70806. For further information, please call 225-922-0478. (Posted 5/18/15)


Beacon Behavioral Hospital Outpatient Clinic in Metairie is looking for an experienced Clinical Liaison. The position is responsible for all inquiry calls, completion of all LOC's and marketing. We offer an employee centered workplace with hands on training and competitive pay. Please read the full job description for more information. If you are a highly motivated individual with high standards for ethical, quality care and are looking for an opportunity for career growth, please e-mail resume to jaimer@beaconbh.com or fax to: 504-581-2812. (Posted 5/11/15)


The City of New Orleans Health Department is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Behavioral Health Program Lead. The Behavioral Health Program Lead is responsible for advancing the Health Department’s efforts to improve coordination, communication, and community-based leadership in the behavioral health system in New Orleans. The Behavioral Health Program Lead must have a strong understanding of health systems and policy; additional content expertise in non-health sectors – particularly criminal justice, education, and housing – is preferred.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public health, social work, psychology, counseling, or a closely related field; plus a minimum of four years of professional experience in mental health or substance abuse. Applicants should also demonstrate experience cultivating and sustaining cross-sector partnerships (i.e. bridging fields of health and non-health fields) to improve health outcomes. A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in public health, social work, psychology, counseling or a closely related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.

For more information, please read the full job description. To apply, interested applicants should forward their resume and cover letter to Chris Gunther, Manager of Strategic Initiatives at cjgunther@nola.gov. (Posted 5/6/15)


Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Miss., is searching for a PRN Licensed Clinical Therapist. This therapist will work a rotating weekend schedule of 8am -5pm on Saturday and/or Sunday, it could be every other weekend or every 3rd weekend depending on scheduled events of the other therapists. In addition, this therapist will provide group therapy to each of our specialty programs: Next Step, Gratitude’s, and The Women’s Center. The ideal candidate must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling, and must be licensed in their respective area.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.forrestgeneral.com/applynow or you may contact Angela Mucha-Brooks at 601-288-1370 or abrooks@forrestgeneral.com. (Posted 5/6/15)


St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson, Miss., has openings for two medical social workers. ‘For more information, please visit www.stdom.com/careers/job-listings/ and search for "medical social worker." (Posted 5/6/15)

The City of New Orleans Health Department is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Behavioral Health Program Lead. The Behavioral Health Program Lead is responsible for advancing the Health Department’s efforts to improve coordination, communication, and community-based leadership in the behavioral health system in New Orleans. The Behavioral Health Program Lead must have a strong understanding of health systems and policy; additional content expertise in non-health sectors – particularly criminal justice, education, and housing – is preferred.

Qualifications include a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in public health, social work, psychology, counseling or a closely related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.

For more information, please read the full job description. To apply, Interested applicants should forward their resume and cover letter to Chris Gunther, Manager of Strategic Initiatives at cjgunther@nola.gov. (Posted 5/6/15)


Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans is searching for a Teen Life Counts Volunteer Educator. Teen Life Counts (TLC) is a suicide prevention program offered by JFS free of charge to the public, private, and parochial schools of the Greater New Orleans area.  TLC volunteers inform students of the facts about suicide, debunk myths, review warning signs of suicide, and provide students with techniques for getting help for oneself or a friend help when these warning signs are recognized.

For more information, read the full volunteer description or contact Tuyl Mogabgab, LCSW, MPH at volunteer@jfsneworleans.org or (504) 831-8475, ext. 124. (Posted 4/30/15)


ARJ LA, Inc. in Mid-City is looking for a Psychiatrist/Medical Clinical Psychologist/Licensed Medical Resident/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant (with Psychiatric Experience) to provide medication management to our rapidly growing client base. Candidate needs to be a current Louisiana Medicaid/Magellan provider. Candidates who are not a Psychiatrist/MD should have at least two years’ experience, specializing in psychiatry. Strong consideration given for those with experience working with under-served populations and children. Expectations involve an initial commitment to two full work days per month; adding on more time/days as we continue to grow.

Please e-mail CV /Cover Letter/Resume' (NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE) to Clinical Director Kendell Jasper at Kendell@arjcares.com. For more information, visit www.arjcares.com. (Posted 3/24/2015)


Family Preservation Services is seeking masters-level clinicians to provide mental health services to stabilize and improve the functioning of individuals served in the Greater New Orleans Community. FPS clinicians provide services to children and their families and/or adults. FPS offers full time employees a well-rounded benefit package that includes a competitive salary, medical, dental and vision coverage, $15,000 free life insurance policy, an employee assistance program, and 401(k).

Education and experience include a master's degree from an accredited university or college with a major in the field of counseling or social work. Counseling Intern candidates should be registered with the LPC Board or be eligible for registration. Social workers with their LMSW credential are preferred. Additional requirements include a valid state driver's license in good standing & reliable transportation.

Family Preservation Services maintains and enforces a drug-free workplace program. As part of this program, applicants may be required to submit to a drug and/or alcohol screening test. In appropriate circumstances, current employees may also be required to submit to drug and/or alcohol testing. Family Preservation Services is committed to complying fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. If you require Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations to participate in the application process or if you are selected for an interview, please notify Human Resources. Family Preservation Services complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practices.

FPS provides innovative and effective home and community-based services designed to assist in the support and preservation of families. We are known for providing "Human Services Without Walls" because our services are provided in the client's own environment. We do not own or operate a hospital or residential facility, choosing to serve clients in their homes, schools, neighborhoods and communities. Most of our clients are involved in government programs such as child welfare, Medicaid or Medicare.

To apply for the Mental Health Professional (MHP) position, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Katie Elizardi at kelizardi@fpscorp.com or you may fax it to 504-482-2735. (Posted 3/5/2015)


Peoples Health is searching for a Wellness Program Coordinator. The positions will develop and implement comprehensive senior-based evidence-based health programming and social activities for Wellness Center constituents while maintaining oversight of daily Center operations. This position will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day oversight and administration of the Senior and Wellness Center. Oversee and coordinate group wellness, evidence-based and therapy programming and various center-related activities. Oversee program instructors and direct client service providers while promoting Senior & Wellness program events and activities to the local senior community. This position will work on various collaborative initiatives with the New Orleans Council on Aging and other Peoples Health staff throughout the Peoples Health service area. Candidates should have two to four years of experience.

For more information, please read the full job description or contact Lori Sapia at 504-681-8669. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Posted 2/20/15)