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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 9/19/14

Ashton Manor Assisted Living and Memory Care in Luling is searching for a Director of Memory Care.

This is a varied position with responsibility for the successful implementation and outreach of the memory care program. This position is responsible for assuring all care in the memory care neighborhood is designed and delivered to optimize the function, health, safety and well-being of the residents and with incorporation of their Life Story, cognitive level, and other assessment components. This position is responsible for aspects of marketing the program and community outreach activities, educating and supporting families and staff, supervising staff according to the organizational structure, communicating medical and care provider needs, and participating in the delivery of the program. This position reports to the Executive Director. The position may require working some weekends and evenings. Must have a strong desire to serve the elderly and a passion for memory care. 

For more information, please see the full job description. To apply, please contact Jay Tipton at 985-785-8288 or at jessica@schonbergandassoc.com. (Posted 9/19/14)


The University of Southern Mississippi School of Social Work has a job opportunity for a Mississippi Wraparound and System of Care Assistant Coach/Training Specialist. The "assistant coach" will be responsible for supporting the Mississippi Wraparound initiative. The individual would implement training and coaching consistent with the wraparound practice model within public and private human service agencies in Mississippi. Please click here for more information and/or to apply. (Posted 9/19/14)


Louisiana Green Corps is searching for a part-time (10-20 hours per week) case manager. The case manager assists with intake and enrollment procedures for 18-21 year olds entering the Louisiana Green Corps Youth Construction and Conservation Corps program; assists with data tracking and reporting as assigned; identifies speakers and resources for health and wellness presentations; completes needs assessments and individual development plans with each participant after enrollment; provides confidential counseling and referrals to wrap-around services for participants based on individual needs; schedules periodic check-in meetings with each participant during the program session to review IDP and discuss his/ her progress in achieving goals; conducts follow up calls to graduates, connecting them to opportunities and resources; and completes other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications include a positive, enthusiastic, and adaptable person; knowledge of and passion for responsible environmental stewardship and positive youth development; bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Services, Education, or related field (Preference for candidates with or working towards a Masters in Social Work or Masters in Counseling; experience working with youth with barriers); valid Louisiana Driver’s License, clean driving record, and reliable transportation to use to attend meetings and deliver documents to agency partners and ability to drive a 15-passenger van to transport participants occasionally; excellent communication skills.

Interested applicants send a resume and cover letter to info@lagreencorps.org. (Posted 9/16/14)


Singing River Hospital Behavioral Health Services in Pascagoula, Miss., is currently seeking LCSWs for five outpatient positions. For more information about available positions, please visit http://www.mysrhs.com/careers.html. The positions will be listed as LCSW for BHS and are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Posted 9/9/14)


The Institute for Disability Studies at the University of Southern Missippissihas two case manager positions for a new housing program called Project Recovery. The positions will be located in IDS' Hattiesburg office. To learn more about these positions or to apply, visit the USM Human Resources site at www.usm.edu/hr. Job Posting # is 0003203. (Posted 9/9/14)


Absolute Health, a mental health rehabilitation service, is searching for both four full-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 9/9/14)


Caregiver Homes is searching for a full-time Care Manager – Community Based Healthcare (Baton Rouge). The position reports to the Program Director, the Care Manager will: assess whether the service is appropriate for the consumer; assess the consumer’s behavioral health needs; develop (in conjunction with others) a person-centered care plan; provide ongoing behavioral health oversight of the consumer; educate and train the consumer’s caregiver; collaborate with other engaged professionals to ensure appropriate coordination of the consumer’s care and community supports.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in social work (strongly preferred), nursing, a human service related field, or liberal arts (with 16 hours of concentration work in one of the aforementioned fields); the MIHC care manager must meet the requirements to be a support coordinator as set forth in LAC; two or more years of recent experience in the direct care or care management of elders or adults with disabilities; knowledge of Louisiana’s health and human services delivery systems for this population; strong clinical and communication skills; competent use of technology applications and a willingness and ability (a valid driver’s license) to travel regularly by car within a potentially broad geographic region.

Caregiver Homes offers competitive compensation and monthly travel stipend. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life/LTD, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and paid time off.

To be considered for this position, you must apply online using this link: https://careers-seniorlink.icims.com/jobs/1351/care-manager---baton-rouge/job. For more information, contact Amie Kravetz at akravetz@seniorlink.com. (Posted 9/9/2014)


Caregiver Homes is searching for a Program Director – Community Based Healthcare (Baton Rouge). The Program Director will lead the development of our program managing daily operations including fiscal and personnel performance and compliance with federal, state, and Caregiver Homes requirements. While our program grows, this position will also serve as a member of the Caregiver Homes care team, providing social work supports needed by consumers and their caregivers including assessment and care plan development and education and training functions.

Qualifications includes five or more years of professional experience working with elders with complex medical conditions and/or individuals with disabilities. A bachelor’s degree in social work, nursing or a related field; master’s degree preferred and may be substituted for two of the required five years of work experience; Knowledge of care management models and community services and delivery systems that support members covered by Medicaid; A track record of successful program promotion, budget and operations management; Three or more years managing clinical and non-clinical staff based on program performance metrics; Experience supporting consumers to develop and manage person-centered care plans and training caregivers in the performance of daily care; Self-motivated; a creative problem-solver with the ability to juggle multiple priorities; Outstanding written and oral communication skills and relationship-building skills with a variety of stakeholders; Intermediate or higher skills in Microsoft Office programs and ability and confidence to learn other software applications; and a willingness and ability to travel regularly by car within potentially broad geographic region.

Caregiver Homes offers competitive compensation and monthly travel stipend. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life/LTD, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and paid time off.

To be considered for this position, you must apply online using this link -- https://careers-seniorlink.icims.com/jobs/1314/program-director/job. For more information, please contact Amie Kravetz at akravetz@seniorlink.com. (Posted 9/9/2014)


The City of New Orleans Health Department (NOHD) is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Youth Violence Prevention Specialist. 

NOHD’s Youth Violence Prevention Specialist will assist in the implementation of the NOLA FOR LIFE PLAYbook: Promoting Life for All Youth, a strategic plan to prevent youth violence in New Orleans. The Youth Violence Prevention Specialist will facilitate partnerships to prevent violence, link partners with necessary resources locally and federally, and leverage grant opportunities and philanthropic funds to support youth violence prevention. In addition, the Youth Violence Prevention Specialist will support performance management of NOHD violence prevention activities through the collection and monitoring of key indicators as outlined in the PLAYbook.

Qualifications include: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; plus a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience, including experience working directly with youth and experience working in partnership with a diverse group of stakeholders to achieve goals. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in public health, social work, criminal justice, or a related field may be substituted for the required experience.

For more information, please read the full job description. To apply, interested applicants should forward their resume and cover letter to Erika Wright, Violence Prevention Program Lead, at eewright@nola.gov. (Posted 9/4/2014)


NO/AIDS Task Force, a division of CrescentCare, is searching for a Non-Medical HIV Case Manager. The case manager will conduct strengths-based assessments, provide health education & risk reduction counseling, and coordinate medical care and insurance/public benefits to meet the self-management needs of individuals living with HIV/AIDS.

Job duties include utilizing assessment skills effectively to determine client needs, barriers to care, and ability to self-manage; providing on-going support and direction for individuals whose needs do not require medical case management; responding to walk-in clients and phone calls in a timely manner; maintaining working relationships and involvement with area hospital and clinic social workers; comprehends and is able to access and follow-up on referrals to community resources in an appropriate amount of time; an appropriate knowledge of HIV and AIDS issues in order to educate clients as needed.

Job requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in a human service related field (preferably in social work) or three (3) years’ experience providing HIV services AND a minimum of a high school diploma/GED; must have sound interviewing and assessment skills and the ability to work effectively with clients of all socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds; ability to schedule work production to meet timelines with attention to detail; Must have current driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proof of car insurance to travel throughout the community as required; and necessary technical skills to use Agency’s electronic health record, incident reporting system, e-mail, and other information systems.

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 or via postal mail to the below address:

Attn: Human Resources
NO/AIDS Task Force d.b.a. CrescentCare
2601 Tulane Ave., Suite 500
New Orleans, LA 70119

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. (Posted 9/4/2014)


NAMI New Orleans has several positions open in the New Orleans area. A full listing of those positions is below:

Case Manager (New Orleans) -- Position will provide services to a caseload of up to 25 adults with chronic mental illness as part of the Intensive Case Management program. Duties include service planning, linkage, advocacy, monitoring of mental status, and provision of community-based supports which will foster recovery and resiliency. Candidates will need a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field, reliable transportation with clean driving record, excellent computer and organizational skills, and two years' experience with the population. Previous experience with Magellan authorization of services and Clinical Advisor are a plus. This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week. Benefits include two weeks sick, two weeks vacation, 10 paid holidays, mileage reimbursement, 401K, and healthcare. Interested candidates must supply both a cover letter and resume by e-mail to ally@namineworleans.org to be considered.

Development Director (New Orleans) -- NAMI New Orleans, an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is seeking a part-time Development Director. Responsibilities and duties include: assisting the organization to increase funding and support, planning events, marketing and increasing name recognition, grant writing, public relations, and seeking sponsors and donors. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, familiarity with using social media and creating press releases, and ability to develop promotional programs and publications. Will work closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Education Coordinator, and annual fundraising Walk Manager. Must be flexible, creative, enthusiastic, and organized. Knowledge about mental illness a plus. Hours will range from 5-25 per week, as needed. This is a contract position. Please submit a resume and cover letter by e-mail to Lisa@namineworleans.org. Bachelors degree, valid Louisiana driver's license, good driving record, and reliable transportation required. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Publisher needed. Experience with Constant Contact helpful.

Housing Coordinator (New Orleans and Harvey, LA) -- NAMI New Orleans is seeking a Housing Coordinator. This is a management position for an individual with a minimum of a bachelor's degree, master's degree preferred. Duties include acting as the single point of entry for all housing referrals, including referrals received from Magellan for the permanent supportive housing program for adults with chronic mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders. Previous experience with working with homeless individuals and Magellan authorization for services and Clinical Advisor are a plus. Also responsible for supervising housing case management staff of 5-10 individuals. This includes hiring, direct supervision, evaluating, assigning caseloads, and overseeing caseloads to ensure clients are authorized for services and case managers are documenting services provided according to program guidelines. This position also requires that the supervisor manages a small caseload. Must have 1 year supervisory experience, 2 years case management experience with special need populations, and be willing to provide community-based services. Excellent organizational skills, a valid Louisiana driver's license, good driving record, and reliable transportation required. Benefits include two weeks sick, two weeks vacation, 10 paid holidays, mileage reimbursement, 401K, and healthcare. Email cover letter and resume to Lisa@namineworleans.org.

Life Skills Coach, Full Time (Jefferson Parish) -- NAMI New Orleans seeks a full-time Life Skills Coach to teach daily living skills to an ALL MALE caseload of adults with chronic mental illness. This is an entry level position. The hours are from 8:30 to 4:30 M- F. Services are provided in the home and community. Requirements: minimum of a high school diploma, some college preferred, experience with adults with mental illness, personal vehicle, auto insurance, and valid Louisiana driver's license. Email resume and cover letter to Stacy at Stacy@namineworleans.org. Excellent benefits provided including free health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, mileage and cell phone reimbursement.

Life Skills Coach, Part Time (Jefferson Parish) -- Seeking part-time Life Skills Coach (30 hours per week) to teach daily living skills to a caseload of adults with chronic mental illness. The hours are from 8:30 to 4:30 M- F. Services are provided in the home and community. High school diploma required, some college preferred. Must have personal vehicle, auto insurance, and valid Louisiana driver's license. Email resume and cover letter to Stacy at Stacy@namineworleans.org or fax to (504) 368-9784. Benefits include mileage and cell phone reimbursement, paid vacation, and sick leave.

Peer Support Specialist (Jefferson Parish) -- NAMI New Orleans seeks a part time Peer Support Specialist. We are looking for an individual who has received past or present mental health treatment, who may also be in recovery from an addiction. Peer support specialist will assist adults with chronic mental illness in locating socialization activities, participating in support groups and learning about mental illness and how to manage it. Services are provided in the home and community. Requirements: past or present mental health treatment, past or present addiction recovery, high school diploma, experience, personal vehicle, auto insurance, and valid Louisiana driver's license. Maximum of 20 hours per week. Email resume to: stacy@namineworleans.org or fax to attention: Stacy @ (504) 368-9784. Phone calls should be directed to Stacy @ 362-2971.

1-on-1 Peer Educator (Jefferson Parish) -- NAMI New Orleans is hiring a Peer Educator for our 1-on-1 Peer Education program in Jefferson Parish. Peer Educators are adults who are living in recovery from mental illness and are trained to educate their peers about mental illness diagnoses and symptoms, coping skills, and how to work towards and maintain wellness and recovery. Interested applicants must have access to reliable transportation or be able to use public transportation. Sessions are conducted at various locations in Jefferson Parish. This is a part-time position with flexible schedule (including evening and weekends). To apply or for more information, please contact Renee at (504) 896-2345 or education@namineworleans.org. Peer Bridger (New Orleans) NAMI New Orleans seeks a part time Peer Bridger to work in our new Community Alternatives Court Program. You must be an individual who has received past or present mental health treatment, who may also be in recovery from an addiction. This is a part-time position, up to 15 hours a week. Responsibilities will include: supporting consumers at mental health appointments, assisting consumers with locating socialization activities, and working in conjunction with the program Case Manager to help consumers identify and achieve their goals so they may complete the program. Services are provided in the home and community. Requirements: past or present mental health treatment, past or present addiction recovery, high school diploma, personal vehicle with clean driving record, auto insurance, and valid Louisiana driver's license. Interested candidates should contact Ally Dever at ally@namineworleans.org. (Posted 8/28/2014)


BEACON Behavioral Hospital Outpatient clinic in Metairie is looking for an experienced: Clinical Liaison 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 click here to see the position’s specific responsibilities and duties. 

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 8/20/2014)


Northlake Youth Academy is opening a new unit on its campus- an Adolescent Sexual Abuser Unit within its Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program. They are looking for a LMSW/LCSW who has experience with this population. Please click here for a full job description

Interested parties please e-mail Ashley Hansen, LMSW, Director of Business Development at Ashleyh@meridianbhealth.com. (Posted 8/20/2014)


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). We are seeking to fill the position of Social Worker. Salary: Negotiable / DOE; Great Benefits: Paid Holidays, Vacation, & Sick Leave!

Position serves primarily as the Children & Youth clinician in both the Allen and Beauregard Behavior Health clinics of ImCal HSA. 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 two years of professional social work experience. 

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of licensure as a Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

Visit www.jobs.la.gov to apply. (Posted 8/20/2014)


The Mississippi State Department of Health is looking for social workers – LSW and LMSW who would like to work for us.  There are several positions available in Tupelo, Jackson and the coast. Those positions include:

LSW:  Social worker III  (Jackson, Tupelo, Coast – with very near future positions in Meridian and Hattiesburg) $35,257.85

Definition by the MS State Personnel Board:  This is social work in a medical setting (MSDH public health clinics), involving the performance of social services for clients, or patients of clinics, and includes routine and standard services for patients and patients' families at the clinics and in their homes. Social workers may be required to provide social work services at a more advanced professional level, consistent with the scope of education and licensure. The work involves the application of social work techniques to the practical and emotional needs of patients in clinics, or other settings. Employees in this classification may provide difficult case management/casework services to patients and non-professional and semi-professional subordinates and may provide consultation to medical paramedical personnel depending on their scope of education and licensure. Emphasis of work is on the independent performance of difficult case management/casework services, or the provision of consultation in a program of considerable complexity. General professional supervision is received from a clinical social worker at a higher classification or from an administrative official.

More details: Social workers will work with high risk pregnant women and infants, on a multi-disciplinary team. Social workers will be responsible for case management/care coordination for clients and families. Social workers will complete a psychosocial assessment, write progress notes, work with the team to develop the plan of care, interact with the community to overcome barriers of the client.  The focus of the case manager is relationship building, empowering the client and family, and focusing on strengths of client and family. Use of a research based curriculum, Partners for Healthy Baby and the incorporation of an evidence based home visiting model.  Computer skills for data entry.

LMSW:   Social Worker IV:  (Jackson) $40,890.84

Definition by the MS State Personnel Board :  LMSW:   This is administrative and supervisory work in directing the activities of the agency social services field staff. Incumbent ensures that proper program standards are maintained within each designated geographical area and coordinates program reviews and policy changes necessary for the implementation of various programs. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Central State Office or District Administrator as determined by the agency head.

More details:  The LMSW will work at the District Level (macro) within a multi-disciplinary team of other administrative staff.  This person will focus on the administrative aspects of the county level social workers, supervision, consultation, and review of charts/documentation, and providing guidance for enhancements at the county level towards program compliance.  The LMSW may even have a case load within the high risk pregnant women and infants program at the local county level.

To apply, please visit -- http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/19,0,123.html.(Posted 8/20/2014)


The Jefferson County Public Defender's Community Law Office (CLO) seeks a zealous and dedicated individual to serve as a Mitigation Specialist in the Birmingham Division. All CLO employees will provide high quality representation to indigent defendants. The Mitigation Specialist is an integral part of an interdisciplinary team of advocates working collaboratively to provide high quality, holistic representation to indigent clients in the Criminal Courts of Jefferson County, Alabama.

The Mitigation Specialist investigates and analyzes relevant mitigation evidence in capital and serious felony cases. In addition, the Mitigation Specialist prepares comprehensive social histories through client interviews, collateral interviews with multi-generational family members and others, and the collects and evaluates life history records to aid in the defense of capital cases. The Mitigation Specialist must have strong organization skills, excellent time management, an ability to work collaboratively, willingness to meet with subjects in correctional facilities or in their homes, ability to travel, excellent written and verbal communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of issues related to criminal justice involvement for poor and under-served populations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Extensive research and fact gathering
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, both written and verbal, are required;
  • A working knowledge of the law governing mitigation evidence in capital cases;
  • Familiarity with the psychological, behavioral and neurological diseases and disorders set forth in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders;
  • Using recognized protocols for interviewing family members, relative, friends, neighbors, teachers, employers and other potential mitigation witnesses to obtain information about the client's life story as it relates to legally recognized mitigating factors;
  • Working as part of the defense team in a Holistic practice, while maintaining the confidentiality of all information obtained while working on the case;
  • Conducting Internet research and strong computer skills with programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to travel;
  • Comfort with and appearing in court;
  • Writing mitigation memoranda for judges and prosecutors; and
  • Visiting clients and witnesses in the field at jail facilities, residences, offices and other locations as needed.

Educational Requirements:

  • Equivalent combination of the following education and experience is required: B.S.W. or comparable degree in a related field and a minimum of 4 years of experience as a mitigation specialist; or
  • M.S.W. or comparable degree in a related field and 2 years of experience as mitigation specialist; or equivalent years of experience in capital cases.

Other Requirements:

  • Strong written advocacy skills;
  • A demonstrated interest in working with clients with criminal justice system; contacts who often have histories of trauma, issues related to substance abuse; as well as  and are experiencing mental illness;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Bilingual ability is strongly desired  (Spanish/English);
  • Extensive experience in research and fact gathering including mastery of the protocols for interviewing family members, friends, neighbors, teachers, employers and other potential mitigation witnesses to obtain information regarding the capital defendant's life story as it relates to statutory and non-statutory mitigating factors;
  • Substantial familiarity with all of the following with the law governing mitigation evidence in capital cases;
  • Ability to work as part of the defense team in a client-centered practice, and maintain the confidentiality of all information obtained while working on the case;
  • Experience with Internet research and strong computer skills with programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to travel throughout the country; and
  • The successful applicant must be able to pass a background check necessary to enter the Jefferson County Jail.

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to careers@jeffcodefender.org, or submit the same using the webform at jeffcodefender.org/careers.  This information can be found at jeffcodefender.org/careers/mitigation-specialist. (Posted 8/20/2014)


The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office is searching for a victim/witness advocate. The position ensures than victims and witnesses of crime are treated with dignity, respect, courtesy and sensitivity, and that their rights as provided by Louisiana law are honored and protected; participate in on-call crime scene response team to assist victims and witnesses; and provide the victim/witness correct and timely information regarding the judicial process, case status and outcome provide direct services to victims/witnesses.

Qualifications include a master's degree in counseling or social work. Organizational skills, attention to detail, written and oral communications skills are all preferred. Salary is $38,000.

To apply, contact Director of Social Services Andree Mattix at amattix@orleansda.com or 504-822-2414. The position will remain open until filled. (Posted 8/7/2014)


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)


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)


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 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)


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)


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)


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