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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 7/21/14

NO/AIDS Task Force is opening the new CrescentCare Community Health and Wellness Center in the “Marine Building” at the corner of Tulane Ave. and Jeff Davis Parkway. The facility will offer primary medical care to the entire community, not just persons living with HIV. In addition, NO/AIDS is searching for case managers and behavioral health therapists available for clients who receive their primary medical care at the clinic.

The Case Manager position is for MSWs while the behavioral health therapists require an LCSW. To apply or for more information about the case manager position click here or for the behavioral health therapist position click here. (Posted 7/16/2014)


Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg has full-time opportunities for Medical Social Workers. Full-time employees are eligible for benefits, which include medical, dental, vision, and paid time off.

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 a health impairment.  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.

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from accredited school of social work; prefer Master's degree, will consider Bachelor's and new graduate. Two years social work experience in a health-related agency or facility preferred, but will consider new graduate. Must be Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Master's Social Worker as defined by Section 75-53-1 of the Mississippi Code of 1972. 

For more information, contact Angela Mucha-Brooks, Senior Healthcare Recruiter at 601-288-1370,  and to apply, please visit www.forrestgeneral.com/applynow. (Posted 7/16/2014)


The Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies seeks qualified candidates for a full time Program Coordinator position of an Adolescent Sexual Health program.

IWES is seeking a highly motivated individual with a Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Social Work, or equivalent (graduate degree highly preferred), as well as a minimum of two years of experience with program design, implantation and evaluation; and community organizing and coalition building. Candidates should possess knowledge, skills, and abilities relating to youth risk reduction interventions (i.e teen pregnancy prevention/ HIV prevention), sexual and reproductive health, and adolescent health.

Please follow this link to access the full Job Announcement containing further information about Qualifications for the Position and Duties and Responsibilities of the Program Coordinator.

Starting salary is commensurate with experience and includes excellent benefits. The projected start date for this position is August 2014. Please mail/fax/email cover letter, resume, and professional references by Monday, July 21, to:

Rheneisha Robertson, Executive Director
Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies
935 Gravier St.
Suite 1140
New Orleans, LA 70112
504.599.7713 (f)
rrob@iwesnola.org

(Posted 7/16/2014)


Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority (ImCal HSA) is a legislatively created political subdivision governed by a Board of Directors and responsible for the management and administration of community-based addictive disorders, mental health, and developmental disabilities for a five-parish area (Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jefferson Davis) in Lake Charles, La. 

The group is seeking to fill the position of Social Worker 4 -- Salary: $16.30 - $34.30 Hourly.

Position serves primarily as the Children & Youth clinician in both the Allen and Beauregard satellite clinics of Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority. Position may also service some adult clients as assigned.  Minimum Qualifications:  A master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work followed by four years of professional social work experience, one year of which must have been at the experienced level or above. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

Please submit your application here- - http://agency.governmentjobs.com/louisiana/default.cfm?&promotionaljobs=0&transfer=0, or visit www.jobs.la.gov. (Posted 7/11/2014)


NO/AIDS Task Force is searching for a Community-Based Case Management & Mental Health Services Provider. Candidates should be able to provide community-based case management and mental health services to individuals who are in the Permanent Supportive Housing Program. Services include those promoting psychosocial rehabilitation, physical and mental wellness, adherence to mental/behavioral health treatment, housing stability, and crisis management and prevention. The individual chosen for this position will also be required to work very closely with clients' medical and social service providers.

This position requires a high degree of flexibility, openness to change, and ability to work with a diverse team of individuals. Strong assessment, documentation, organizational, and treatment planning skills are required. An understanding of the requirements of Medicaid billing and the 1915i waiver are preferred. The successful candidate must demonstrate that he or she can deliver high quality supportive services both in the field and in the context of the medical care team/medical home model.

Job requirements include a Master's degree and licensing in social work or counseling in the State of Louisiana (LMSW or counseling license preferred); Minimum of one year of experience in providing effective services to members of one of the eligible populations (preferred); Must have the ability to work effectively with clients of all socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds; Engage clients in face to face contact in their homes or in the community at least 20-25 hours/week; and Must have current driver's license, reliable transportation, and proof of car insurance to travel throughout the community as required.

To apply for this position, please fill out our online application for employment (preferred method) which allows you to upload a cover letter and resume at the end of the process. You can also send your cover letter and resume with salary requirements via e-mail to jobs@noaidstf.org. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. (Posted 7/11/2014)


UNITY of Greater New Orleans, an award-winning collaborative of 60 agencies providing housing & services to homeless, seeks a Contracts Manager committed to social justice, to monitor and work with agency subcontractors to ensure and improve performance. Experience serving homeless, low-income, or special needs populations, and advanced degree preferred. E-mail resume with three references & cover letter by July 22 to Shanda Smith at sjordan@unitygno.org. See www.unitygno.org for more info. (Posted 7/7/2014)


Local agency seeking licensed social worker to act as Assistant Director to Executive Director of a local non-profit providing mentoring, educational, advocacy and counseling resources/services to victims of violence and families surviving the homicide of a loved one. Responsibilities will include providing direct crisis counseling and follow up for individuals who have lost a family member to homicide and documentation of therapeutic work; providing direct assistance to Executive Director in crisis intervention and assessment of these family members; possibly facilitating a traumatic grief group for survivors; assisting in oversight of youth mentoring programs, both in-school and after-school programs; possible fundraising assistance. Salary will be approximately $38,000. Position offers room to advance financially and in responsibilities. Candidates must have specific training in evidence based trauma assessment, treatment and interventions.

To apply, contact Baty Landis at baty@silenceisviolence.org or at (504) 208-8376. (Posted 7/2/2014)


NO/AIDS Task Force is searching for a HIV Permanent Supportive Housing Community Support Specialist. NO/AIDS is looking for an individual to provide community-based services to individuals living with HIV who are in the Permanent Supportive Housing Program. Services include those promoting psychosocial rehabilitation, physical and mental wellness, adherence to HIV and mental/behavioral health treatment, housing stability, and crisis management and prevention. The individual chosen for this position will also be required to work very closely with clients’ HIV medical and social service providers.

This position requires a high degree of flexibility, openness to change, and ability to work with a diverse team of individuals. Strong assessment, documentation, organizational, and treatment planning skills are required. An understanding of the requirements of Medicaid billing and the 1915i waiver are preferred. The successful candidate must demonstrate that he or she can deliver high quality supportive services both in the field and in the context of the medical care team/medical home model.

Job requirements include a Master’s degree and licensing in social work or counseling in the State of Louisiana (LMSW or counseling license preferred); Minimum of one year of experience in providing effective services to members of one of the eligible populations; Ability to work effectively with clients of all socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds; Engage clients in face to face contact in their homes or in the community at least 20-25 hours/week; current driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proof of car insurance to travel throughout the community as required. 

To apply for this position, please fill out our online application for employment (preferred method) which allows you to upload a cover letter and resume at the end of the process. You can also send your cover letter and resume with salary requirements via e-mail to jobs@noaidstf.orgOnly applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. (Posted 7/1/2014)


The Drop-In Center is searching for an HIV/AIDS Program Coordinator. This is a full-time position (M-F, 9-5) with the flexibility to work non-traditional hours as needed. The HIV/AIDS Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and daily oversight of all HIV/AIDS services and program activities provided through the Drop-In Center. The coordinator will serve as the Drop-In Center's linkage to its care and quality assurance representativeQualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent as well as two-plus years experience in HIV counseling and testing. Salary is $32,000. 

To apply, visit tulane.edu/jobs and search for Job IRC Code: 4021. Application deadline is Sunday, July 13. (Posted 7/1/2014)


Ellisville State School in Ellisville, Miss., is searching for a Contract Social Worker to work in ICF/IID Community Homes. The Contract Social Worker will be paid at a rate of $20.00 per hour for services rendered. The maximum hours per month shall be no more than forty (40) including travel time to and from each home.

The individual selected for this position will serve as a social work consultant for the ICF/IID Community Homes operated by Ellisville State School. This individual will complete the following tasks as needed: complete assessments, write social evaluations, write appropriate programs as indicated from evaluations and team recommendations, update client information sheets, write progress notes, attend habilitation team meetings, review and approve social evaluations completed by the Health Program Specialist, Sr., conduct chart audits to ensure that paperwork is completed in a timely manner, conduct banking audits to ensure banking is completed according to policy and procedure, conduct audits of clothing and personal item inventories to ensure accurate completion. 

Candidates must be licensed to practice Bachelor level social and must be an LSW or above in the State of Mississippi.

For more information, please visit the Ellisville State School web site. Applications can be completed in the Human Resources Department at Ellisville State School. (Posted 6/23/2014)


St. Helena Parish Mental Health Program, which focuses specifically on an Intensive Outpatient Program, is searching for a temporary/PRN position open for a therapist. The position should last approximately 8-10 weeks and consists of doing group psychotherapy with those 40 and older and related documentation. The position is part-time; Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00am-4:30pm. There may be a need for candidates to work on some Tuesdays for training purposes in the beginning. Candidates should be a LMSW, CSW, LCSW, LPC, or LPC in training. The dates are definitely set for July 22 to September 3, but includes time before and after as well.

For more information or to apply, please contact Program Director Sandra L Garner, LCSW, at (225) 222-4006 or at pdirector@shhosp.org. (Posted 6/17/2014)


The Public Defender Service for the District Of Columbia is searching for a Forensic Social Worker/Professional Counselor. Prior to hiring, candidate must hold an active social work or professional counselor license in the District of Columbia.

The DC Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS) is a federally-funded, independent organization dedicated to protecting the legal rights of indigent people accused of crimes or facing a loss of liberty. There are approximately 220 employees, most of whom are located at the main office at 633 Indiana Ave., NW, Washington, D.C., and include attorneys, social workers, investigators, administrative, and technical staff work with the legal staff to advance the PDS mission. All staff are considered federal employees for the purpose of employee benefits (e.g. health and life insurance, federal retirement, Thrift Savings). Transferring employees will receive recognition of creditable federal service for leave accrual and retirement purposes. Employment at the Public Defender Service is at will and does not constitute federal employment. 

Qualifications include a Masters Degree in social work, professional counseling, or related degree and a minimum of one year of post-graduate professional or advanced experience as social worker/case manager or other comparable experience. Fluent Spanish speaker and writer strongly preferred.

For more information, please read the full job description. To apply, applicants may submit employment material via e-mail as WORD document attachments to dbarnes@pdsdc.org. Application deadline is July 17, 2014. (Posted 6/16/2014)


NO/AIDS Task Force is seeking to fill several open positions. Some of the available positions include Community Specialist—Mpowerment and CTR (The Movement), Case Management Administrative Coordinator, Health Education/Prevention Specialist and CAN Volunteer Coordinator and HIV CTR & Outreach Specialist.

For complete job listings and application information, please visit this site -- http://noaidstaskforce.org/category/jobs. (Posted 6/10/2014)


Loyola University – New Orleans is searching for a staff counselor for the University Counseling Center.

The Staff Counselor position 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 University New Orleans campus; provides on-call crisis counseling to students with after-hours psychiatric emergencies; coordinates supervision and training of clinical interns from Tulane School of Social Work graduate program.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Work with a minimum of two years' experience; licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (can become licensed under Louisiana law within an appropriate period of time).  Must have interest and experience in the provision of outreach programming and supervision; supervised experience working with college-age students during training or post-degree preferred.

To apply, visit http://finance.loyno.edu/human-resources/staff-employment-opportunities. (Posted 6/3/2014)


The Recovery School District and the Orleans Parish School Board are preparing to launch two new city-wide initiatives, the Youth Opportunity Center and a medically informed therapeutic day program, and we are looking to fill three vacancies for these programs.

The three vacant positions are listed below with job descriptions and application information:

For additional information about any of the positions or to apply, please visit the RSD's employment site(Posted 5/30/2014)


The Scott S. Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives at Tulane University is searching for both a Program Manager and a Program Coordinator.

The Cowen Institute Earn and Learn Program will lead the creation, initial start-up and long-term growth of Tulane's Earn and Learn program, a workplace learning opportunity for New Orleans Opportunity Youth (OY). Opportunity Youth are 16-24 year olds disconnected from school and work. The Earn and Learn program is Tulane's pilot program for reengaging OY and employers. During the yearlong program, enrolled OY will work at and be paid by Tulane, while also receiving intensive career-focused skills and academic training through partner Delgado Community College's Accelerated Career Education (ACE) program. At the end of the year, participating youth will receive an industry-based certificate and the Cowen Institute will help them find long-term employment.

For more information about the Program Manager position, please click here. For more information about the Program Coordinator position, please follow this link. (Posted 5/30/2014)


Wraparound Services of Northeast Louisiana is searching for a Clinical Director/ Wraparound Team Supervisor. The Clinical Director is responsible for training and supervising a team of Wraparound Facilitators who provide engagement, assessment, and Child and Family Team support, and other wraparound services to children and families referred to CSoC. Additionally, the clinical director is responsible for all clinically related matters and approving and signing all POC's.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide training and supervision on wraparound principals and processes, including other mental health practices and procedures;
  • Supervise a team of eight (8) Wraparound Facilitators providing appropriate supervision for team and individual staff needs;
  • Review performance of staff through individual supervision, team supervision, and review of documentation, outcomes, and quality assurance reporting, this includes conducting COMETs and CRESTs on each supervisee;
  • Conduct all training and reporting requirements defined by the SMO, OBH, and the University of Maryland;
  • Ensure that all Facilitators meeting requirements to become Certified within two (2) years;
  • Acts as liaison with various external agencies such as DCFS, OJJ, OBH, the courts, schools systems, and other various child serving agencies;
  • Provide clinical support to other Wraparound Supervisors as needed;
  • Interface with the SMO on clinically related matters;
  • Assist the Executive Director with agency needs as assigned

Qualifications include a Master's degree in a human service related field and at least 5 years of professional experience in human service provision; License in a mental health related field (LPC, LMFT, LCSW, etc.); Licensed supervisor preferred; Good knowledge of wraparound principles and practices; Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills, strong verbal and written communication skills and good computer skills; Ability to meet wraparound coaching requirements as defined by OBH and the SMO; and Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook and ability to meet documentation deadlines. Salary Range is commensurate with experience ($60,000 - $70,000).

To apply, contact Wraparound Services Executive Director Curtis Eberts at 318-855-8535. (Posted 5/20/2014)


The New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice seeks a passionate, dedicated, creative LEAD ORGANIZER for the Congress of Day Laborers.

The New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice is a multi-racial organization dedicated to building the power and participation of poor people in order to expand democracy and transform the economy. We organize directly affected people, and couple their courage with strategic legal, policy, and communications work to build campaigns that advance racial justice, immigrant rights, and a fair economy. Our members are African American and immigrant workers and families in New Orleans, as well as guest workers across the country. The Center anchors three grassroots membership organizations: the Congress of Day Laborers, Stand With Dignity, and the National Guestworker Alliance, as well as a strategic legal department that innovates law and policy strategies that build grassroots power. In the last five years, the Center's organizing and policy victories have been highlighted in the New York Times. Time Magazine, and Newsweek. For more information go to www.nowcrj.org and www.guestworkeralliance.org.

The Congress of Day Laborers is a project of the New Orleans Workers' Center. The Congreso is a rapidly growing membership organization of immigrant workers and families in New Orleans and beyond. The Congreso was founded by the day laborers who rebuilt New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Today, the Congreso's members are among those leading the fight to stop deportations across the United States and win human rights for immigrants. Members of the Congreso were on the front page of the New York Times this past December for the leadership role in fighting for immigrant rights.

For more information, please read the full job description. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to: Sheena Brown at sheena@nowcrj.org. Please put "Lead Organizer" in the subject line. Phone inquiries will not be accepted. (Posted 5/13/2014)


The North American Family Institute in Rhode Island is searching for several community based clinicians. To apply for any of the positions below, contact Anne-Marie Bora at 401-490-8906 or Anne-MarieBora@nafi.com.

Unlicensed Home Based Clinicians
Salary: $38,000-40,000 -- Full Time, Benefits

Unlicensed mental health clinician positions available throughout Rhode Island, immediate openings for the Washington County area.

The Center for Community Based Services is currently looking for licensed or license-eligible clinicians (LMHC, LCSW, LICSW, LMFT) to offer intensive community-based treatment services for families with children and adolescents at risk for out of home placement due to disruptive behavior, serious emotional disturbance, or other behavioral disorders. CCBS offers small caseloads, a flexible schedule, a high level of training and clinical supervision in evidence-based practices, and a supportive team working environment.

This is a full time salaried position with excellent benefits (medical, dental, continuing education) and supervision hours for licensure. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. EOE  Applicant must have a Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Family Therapy or a related field.

Outpatient Clinicians
Salary:  $41/60 per clinical hour -- FFS, Independent Contractor

We are a community service organization that values its staff and succeeds to the extent that our excellent staff feel valued, supported and challenged. We offer services based on expert understanding of what works for clients and makes their lives better. We respond to clients based on their needs, so we work in a range of settings (e.g. medical offices, schools, clients' homes, and outpatient sites). Our paperwork and administrative tasks are designed to help improve clinician effectiveness by specifying what it will take to succeed.

We are looking for licensed fee for service master and doctoral level licensed mental health clinicians to work in available settings throughout Rhode Island. Available positions include, but are not limited to, Child, Behavioral Health, Couples, and Sexual Health Counselors. Child, couple and sexual health clinicians must have specific experience/training in their chosen specialty.

A current RI license: PhD, PsyD, LICSW, LMFT or LMHC is required.

MST Therapist
Salary: $38,000-40,000 -- Full Time, Benefits

Multisystemic Therapy (MST) is an intensive, in-home, community-based treatment for adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 with antisocial and/or delinquent behaviors. It is family driven and focuses on empowering caregivers to solve current and future problems. Families are full collaborators in the treatment process and delivery is focused on the parents as the long-term agents of change. MST therapists assess the youth's behavior in the context of the youth's entire ecology: family, peers, school, neighborhood, etc.

Though services are primarily provided in the home, clinicians may also intervene at school and in other community settings; mileage is paid at .48/mile. Clinicians will receive extensive training and a fantastic benefit package.

A Master's degree in psychology, social work, family therapy or related field is required. Interested candidates must be motivated to work with families of adolescents who are at risk for placement due to serious behavioral problems. Persons from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply, bilingual (Spanish) preferred. (Posted 5/7/2014)


John J. Hainkel, Jr. Home & Rehabilitation Center is searching for a social worker. Under the direction of the Director of Nursing (DON), the Social Worker provides social services to residents through assessment of resident needs and effective, timely response to the social service needs of residents. The pay is competitive, and they are looking to hire ASAP.

For more information, please read the full job description. Individuals can submit a cover letter and resume to Mary Brooks Rodrigue at Marybrooks.Rodrigue@hainkelhome.com. (Posted 5/1/2014)


Agency is seeking a Part time Clinical Social Worker for work in the Greater New Orleans Area. Both Outpatient and School Based Positions are available. The LCSW or LPC credential is required. Experience working with Children, Youth, and Families is a plus. Please send your cover letter and resume to OPSFamilyCare@gmail.com, Subject: Part Time Clinician. Applicants will be accepted until positions are filled. (Posted 5/1/2014)


Absolute Health, a mental health rehabilitation service, is searching for both full-time and part-time licensed mental health professionals (LCSW, LMFT, LPC, APRN, Licensed Psychologists) certified to work in mental health/psychosocial behavior in the river parishes of Louisiana. Candidates will evaluate the performance, supervise and train unlicensed staff members, conduct clinical evaluations of clients, write treatment plans, and be team oriented. CANS and 1915(I) certification training will be required. Absolute Health is located in LaPlace, La.

Six positions are available immediately, so please e-mail your resume to Mr. David Isom at absolutehealthinc@att.net. (Posted 5/1/14)


Memorial Behavioral Health in Gulfport, Miss., is searching for an outpatient therapist. The therapist will provide full range of social work treatment modalities for individuals and families with appropriate regard for complexities of situations. Candidates should have experience in direct experience in individual, family and group therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment skills; must have strong clinical assessment skills. Requirements include a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university , in Social Work or a clinical related mental health field. Candidates must have and maintain current Mississippi license as a LCSW.

For more information or to apply, Michael Hall at 228-575-1910 or read the full job description. (Posted 5/1/2014)


The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office Day Reporting Center is seeking a Case Manager. The NODRC program is an alternative to incarceration program for individuals under the supervision of Probation and Parole.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide intensive case management and connect clients to community resources along with extensive follow up;
  • Facilitate a variety of groups with a focus on cognitive restructuring;
  • Timely compilation of reports, daily progress notes, and Individual Treatment Case Plans;
  • Serve as a member of the NODRC team by advocating for clients at staffing meetings, and working cooperatively with probation officers, judges, and clinical staff;
  • Must be capable of using a creative, strength-based approach in providing clients with on-going support and accountability;
  • Maintain professionalism with a challenging population;
  • Must have knowledge of recovery and relapse prevention and an awareness of community resources in this area 

Interested persons must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice, education, social work, or a human services related field with 3-5 years experience working with at-risk clients. Knowledge of the criminal justice system is a plus. Applicants will be obligated to participate in random drug screens and a background check. Applicant must have a valid drivers' license and reliable transportation. To apply, fax resume to 504-827-8886. (Posted 4/24/2014)


Healthy Start New Orleans is currently accepting applications for a Community Outreach and Health Education Coordinator. They are looking for a leader who is passionate about the Healthy Start mission to lead our community health worker and health education team. Healthy Start's mission is to promote healthy communities by nurturing healthy pregnancies, healthy babies, and healthy communities. Qualification include a Bachelor's Degree plus one year experience or a Masters in Public Health, Social Work or a related field.

For more information, please read the full job description. Interested candidates should send a cover letter expressing their interest to Karmen McKinley at klmckinley@nola.gov. (Posted 4/22/2014)


Behavioral Health Group -- New Orleans West Bank Treatment Center is searching for a substance abuse counselor. Counselors provide patient-centered, solution therapy and supportive services for patients in an outpatient medication maintenance program. Counselors are required to meet with patients on a monthly basis and utilize elements of motivational interviewing, mindfulness, CBT and 12 Steps. Counselors accurately document and maintain all patient records in order to comply with Joint Commission standards. Counselors also participate in weekly staff and treatment team meetings to ensure a high level of patient care. Hours are Monday - Friday, 4:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Job location will be in Gretna, and the salary range is dependent on experience and qualifications. Qualifications include CSW, LMSW, LCSW, CIT, LAC, LPC or LCDC.

For more information or to apply, visit www.bhgrecovery.com and click on "Careers" or contact Amanda Karistai, LMSW, at 972-391-4097 or at amanda.karistai@bhgrecovery.com. (Posted 3/12/14)

Tulane School of Social Work, 6823 St. Charles Ave., Building 9, New Orleans, LA 70118 800-631-8234 msw@tulane.edu