Clinical Supervisor, APH (LCSW/LPC)

The primary purpose of this position is to function as the clinical supervisor for the team of therapists in providing clinical services to adults with moderate to severe mental health disorders. Ensures best practices for clinical service based on principles of recovery and resilience for all consumers. Supervises the Partial Hospitalization Program and works closely with the Diversion Acute Stabilization program.  Works Monday through Friday daylight with some flexibility.  Free Parking!

TCV Benefits:

  • Medical Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Paid-Time-Off
  • 9 Paid Holidays

And MORE!!!

To apply go to www.tcv.net!

EOE/Drug Free

Behavioral Support Specialist

Professional opportunity providing full-time schedule with daylight hours and an excellent comprehensive benefits package including Child Education Benefits (100% discount for the oldest child and 50% discount for siblings or biological and/or adopted grandchildren).

Heritage Community Initiatives is honored to celebrate our fourth decade of serving families in forty communities within Eastern Allegheny County through our Transportation, Education, and Nutrition programs. Each year, Heritage provides highly accredited academically-based early learning and out-of-school time programming for over 300 at-risk children. Heritage Community Transportation, a fixed-route transit service in operation for 20 years, has provided more than 1.5 million rides for residents in largely transit-isolated communities. Heritage is the only human services nonprofit in the Commonwealth designated as a provider of public transportation. More than 100,000 meals are served each year by our Nutrition Services, which offers solutions in meal planning, ordering, preparation, and delivery while creating healthy options for youth and senior populations.

Position Summary

Heritage Community Initiatives, located in Braddock, is seeking an experienced, compassionate, flexible, creative and reliable Behavioral Support Specialist for the Heritage 4 Kids Early Learning Center and HOST (Heritage Out of School Time) programs.  Each program is rated STAR 4 by Pennsylvania Keystone STARS, and is affiliated with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA) and the National After-School Association (NAA). Heritage Education program hours are Monday – Friday from 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM.

This unique full-time position, with a robust benefits package, will largely focus on serving as support for all Heritage Education program classrooms. This professional may also fill-in when necessary for a Teacher when needed, must be passionate about the early education field, and must follow all DHS, STARS, NAEYC, and Head Start regulations, guidelines, and procedures.

Main Responsibilities

  • Spend at least 25 hours each week working in the classroom coaching, modeling, observing, and providing individual support to students.
  • Institute techniques that aid in the safety and de-escalation of children in extreme duress.
  • Meet with individual teaching teams to discuss classroom concerns and observation.
  • Provide professional development training to staff on social and emotional support in classrooms.
  • Conduct bi-monthly observation of all classrooms.
  • Coordinate all support service referrals between families and outside agencies.
  • Ensure implementation of all Individual Education Plans (IEP) and behavior plans.
  • Conduct ongoing evaluations of behavior plans after implementation to assess if the plan needs to be updated
  • Demonstrate knowledge of behavior support techniques and skills to aid in the development of individualized behavior plans.
  • Ensure behavior plans are implemented with fidelity by staff to maximize effectiveness.
  • Provide direct care to assigned students.
  • Demonstrate expertise in child/adolescent psychopathology, crisis intervention, de-escalation techniques, and behavioral therapy.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality at all times.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Child Development, Applied Behavior Analysis, Early Intervention, Education, Special Education, Instruction in Learning, Social Work, Early Childhood, or a related field – Masters preferred.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in early childhood or clinical setting.
  • Knowledge of behavior principles, evaluation, and assessment proves, as well as an application of the current version of the DSM preferred.
  • Outstanding customer service skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively.
  • Demonstrate computer literacy.
  • CPR, First Aid, and Fire Safety or willingness to obtain.
  • Current FBI, Child Abuse, National Sex Offender, and State Criminal Background clearances or be able to attain all clearances within 30 days of hire.
  • Current health assessment and TB test.
  • Ability to frequently lift or move weight as in lifting, carrying or holding children 20+ lbs.

Applicants are asked to send a cover letter and a copy of their resume to humanresources@heritageserves.org and please visit our website for additional information about Heritage Community Initiatives – www.heritageserves.org.

Clinical Supervisor

POWER’s Mission: Helping women reclaim their lives from addiction and related emotional health issues, and improving the well-being of future generations.

Clinical Supervisor Position Summary

The Clinical Supervisor provides clinical and administrative supervision to Therapists, Resource Coordinator, program interns for the Detox & Rehab Program. The Clinical Supervisor also carries a caseload and provides direct care to clients including individual, family, and group therapy.

Clinical Supervisor Responsibilities

  • Function autonomously and utilize appropriate judgment in the analysis and problem solving of day-to-day, as well as crisis, situations.
  • Assist with hiring and training new staff.
  • Meet regularly with and provide clinical supervision to clinical team.
  • Evaluate clinical staff and work in collaboration with Program Manager to complete Performance Reviews.
  • Facilitate Treatment Team meetings and Case Consultations.
  • Facilitate completion of Annual Training Surveys/Individual Training Plans, assess clinical training needs of clinical staff and review results with Program Manager and Clinical Director.
  • Assist Manager with ensuring continuous quality improvement and monitor compliance with Department of Drug and Alcohol Program Licensure and all other State, County and regulatory and funding requirements.
  • Recommend updates to Program Manual and other policies and procedures.
  • Provide clinical supervision to therapists across the agency requiring licensed supervision for their licensure as needed.

Client Care Responsibilities 

  • Conduct screening interviews, ASAM assessments and bio-psychosocial assessments.  Based on ASAM level of care assessments, obtain authorizations for treatment and assign new clients to Therapists.
  • Identify treatment needs, develop individualized treatment plans with clients and review treatment plans as required.
  • Provide individual and group therapy, and family and couples counseling as needed.
  • Provide psycho-education and other life skills classes.
  • Make referrals for psychiatric and other clinical treatment services as needed, and act as liaison between provider and POWER.
  • Conduct follow-up surveys.
  • Complete all paperwork requirements.
  • Participate in 24-hour on-call rotation.
  • Participate in staff development and training as required.

Requirements

  • LCSW or LPC licensure.
  • Five years’ experience in substance use disorder treatment programs, with a minimum of three (3) years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Value and exhibit excellent customer service.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as the ability to utilize an electronic medical record.
  • Able to be on-call as needed to meet needs of clients and staff.
  • Self-directed and flexible to meet the needs of administration and management, and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Understand and support a trauma informed system of care.
  • Model and support clients and staff in health and wellness activities and with using healthy coping skills.
  • Support organization’s mission with a sensitivity of cultural diversity and workplace harmony.
  • Ability to secure Act 33 and 34 clearances.

Starting annual rate $48,000

As a service provider and employer, POWER values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Accordingly, POWER does not in engage in discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, gender, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic code, or other factor protected by law.

If you meet the qualifications and are willing to embrace POWER’s mission, vision, and values, submit your resume and cover letter to: efrohnhofer@power-recovery.com

For more information about POWER, visit www.power-recovery.com

All wages are listed as a starting rate, offers will be based off of relevant experience, education and skills.

As a service provider and employer, POWER values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Accordingly, POWER does not in engage in discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, gender, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic code, or other factor protected by law.

Supervisor of Clinical Services

Center for Victims (CV) provides victim services to help individuals, families, and communities heal from trauma.  CV encourages individuals to apply who display initiative, a positive attitude and the willingness to thrive in a team centered, professional environment.

CV is seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented team player to join our team as a Supervisor of Clinical Services.  The Supervisor of Clinical Services serves as part of the established clinical leadership team, ensuring day to day operations and clinical team support functions are provided.

The successful candidate will perform a variety of tasks that will include: providing clinical supervision to identified Center for Victims’ therapists to ensure quality service delivery to clients and assist therapists in meeting the required amount of supervision to obtain PA state licensure in Professional Counseling and/or Clinical Social Work; seek appropriate advances in clinical trauma modalities, develop trainings for clinical staff, and ensure staff access to knowledge of advancements in treatment; assisting with the referral and intake process, incorporating a trauma-informed, client-centered philosophy of treatment and seamless transition from referral to receipt of direct therapy services;  assist in the development, assessment, and monitoring of clinical protocols and policies.

This position requires: PA State licensure as a Professional counselor (LPC) or Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Master’s degree in Counseling or a related field, MS Office proficiency, strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks while effectively meeting deadlines in a fast paced and evolving organization.  Candidates must demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, problem solving skills, and the ability to interface professionally with internal and external groups.  Additional requirements include: a readily available personal means of transportation, strong commitment to support the organization’s mission and the ability to work in a diverse atmosphere with sensitivity of cultural diversity and workplace harmony, ability to consistently work a 40-hour work week with the flexibility to accommodate various hours, including evenings and weekends, that may be necessary to complete the work assigned

This position is a full time position that offers a strong package of health and wellness benefits, retirement, and other agency benefits as applicable. All CV employees must have the ability to secure Act 33 and 34 clearances (Child Abuse & Criminal History) and FBI Clearances.

If interested, please mail your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources Dept., Center for Victims, 3433 E. Carson St., Ste. 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 or send via email to: employment@centerforvictims.org.

CV is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation or other factor protected by law.  CV complies with the Affirmative Action requirements and the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding reasonable accommodation for qualified employees with a disability.

Clinical and Outreach Staff

Program Area: Healing Partnership
Date: 12/5/20
Reports To: Clinical Director
Type: Full Time
Salary Range: $50,000-$62,000 hourly DOE

POSITION SUMMARY: The Pittsburgh Resiliency Center, 10.27 Healing Partnership, is the central coordinating agency for the region’s response to the deadly synagogue shooting that took place on October 27, 2018 and is funded in part by the Office for Victims of Crime. Housed at the Jewish Community Center, its mission is to foster a sense of community well-being by providing opportunities for reflection, support, and connection for individuals and their loved ones impacted by the attack and others who experience hate-induced trauma. Responsible for carrying out programming that is evidence-based wellness and trauma education, while also providing clinical services as a bridge for long term services. Ensures effective communication and coordination between clinical partnerships with other mental health organizations serving those affected by October 27, 2018.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures availability for brief interventions, client intakes, crisis intervention, and other short term clinical responsibilities based on demonstrated community need.
  • Connects direct and indirect victims and families with appropriate community resources.
  • Provides effective brief interventions with people who come in seeking support.
  • Maintains a limited caseload of ongoing clients based on need.
  • Inputs accurate and complete data for all client contacts into the agency’s database.
  • Provides all required documentation in a timely manner, which may include client follow up, outcome evaluation, client contact sheets, and evaluations.
  • Implements evidence-based programming for communities affected by mass casualty events.
  • Adheres to agency policies, procedures and professional code of ethics.
  • Effective team member, will effectively welcome people to the space and work collaboratively with all other team members to work towards the mission of the 10.27 Healing Partnership
  • Maintains a victim-centered approach in all interactions with the public.
  • Understands the impact of traumatic events on individuals and community.
  • Possess knowledge of community resources and counseling/social work practices with high-risk populations.
  • Ability to motivate others towards achieving goals.
  • Ability to work independently with a strong sense of focus.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality involving both clients and co-workers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in various settings with culturally diverse families and communities in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner.
  • Engages in strong communication, administration and organizational skills.
  • Possesses excellent communication skills both written and oral.  Possesses outstanding organizational and planning skills.
  • Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better.”
  • Ensures adherence to agency core values of respect, kindness, character and community within both staff culture and program development.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.
  • Ability to perform other related duties, as needed and/or required. (These responsibilities are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.)

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Full and part time personnel

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Supervision from Resiliency Center Clinical Director

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands, to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Frequently he/she is required to sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Employee is required to have the capacity to travel to various locations within the community.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in social work or psychology, with at least three years’ experience working in a community based setting, or an equivalent combination. Experience working with people in trauma and knowledge of best practices around trauma work. LCSW or LPC Preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS: Act 33/34 Clearance FBI Clearance Mandated Reporter Training First Aid/CPR Certification

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@jccpgh.org.

Adolescent and Young Adult Psychotherapist (F/T)

Position Summary:

The Adolescent and Young Adult Psychotherapist position will be housed at UpStreet, providing mental health services to people aged 12-22.  UpStreet is an accessible, stigma-free, teen drop-in center and website.  Mental health services will range from counseling to brief support to group work, as well as other projects and interventions as needed.  Currently all services are provided virtually but a return to in-person services is anticipated.

The Psychotherapist is responsible for preteen, teen, and young adult individual and group counseling, including intake evaluations, assessments, and treatment.  They will assist in the development of specialized training and staff development, participate in case reviews, and all unit research activities. The psychotherapist will be required to be trained in teen mental health first aid, suicide prevention, and other mental health interventions tailored to the population served.  Position will have some oversight and interaction with all aspects of UpStreet services, including, but not limited to, the Student Advisory Board, the text-based Peer Mentoring program and interacting with clients who “drop in” through the online “chat” portal.

About JFCS

JFCS is known as a local leader in providing innovative and effective social service solutions to problems facing families and individuals of all ages and walks of life.  Support ranges from counseling services, career services, guardianship services, immigration legal services, refugee and immigrant services, scholarship services and we run the Squirrel Hill Food Pantry.  We offer support without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, gender, sexual orientation, familial status, age, handicap or disability.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling or related field
  • Must be licensed by the Commonwealth of PA and eligible for insurance credentialing
  • Experience in a clinical setting treating children, youth and families
  • Have an understanding of and basic skills of various social media (including but not exclusive to Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok).
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally at all levels with co-workers, family members, supervisors, and other service providers
  • Must have cultural sensitivity to the varied populations served by the agency
  • Fluency in a second language preferred. Spanish or Arabic are the most frequently requested languages; other languages will be considered
  • Ability to work some evenings and be on call for weekend duties.

Responsibilities:

Counseling:

  • Undertakes preteen, teen, adolescent and young adult counseling cases
  • Conducts intake evaluations for all assigned referrals, as well as interpreting diagnostic assessments that assist in formulation of an appropriate diagnosis.
  • Facilitates open and topical support groups and group therapy
  • Provides Brief Support intervention, Teen Mental Health First Aid, and other short-term interventions for populations served
  • Utilize text-based supports as needed with clients and teen peer support participants
  • Participates and presents cases for review and discussion with the other professional staff of the JFCS Counseling Department.
  • Schedules and coordinates client referrals as warranted by individual client needs

Training and Consultation:

  • Participates in the development of training seminars, workshops, and teleconferences for presentations to JFCS staff and other mental health professionals.
  • Provides ongoing and specialized consultation, training, and skill development activities for service providers as requested.

Administration

  • Assist in the design and implementation of UpStreet outcome assessment initiatives
  • Provides written progress notes for all client interactions
  • Provides documentation of treatment plans and treatment plan reviews, in accordance with JFCS policies.
  • Completes timesheets on a daily basis
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application:

Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@jfcspgh.org with “Adolescent and Young Adult Psychotherapist” in the subject line.

MH Outpatient Therapist

The primary purpose of this position is to function as a team member providing mental health assessments, treatment and support to adults in an outpatient setting.  Treatment may include a combination of individual, group and/or family therapy interventions.

TCV Benefits:

  • Medical Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Paid-Time-Off
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • And More!

Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling.  Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW OR LPC preferred, Act 33/34 and FBI clearances.

EOE/Drug Free

Clinical Supervisor, APH (LCSW/LPC)

The primary purpose of this position is to function as the clinical supervisor for the team of therapists in providing clinical services to adults with moderate to severe mental health disorders. Ensures best practices for clinical service based on principles of recovery and resilience for all consumers. Supervises the Partial Hospitalization Program and works closely with the Diversion Acute Stabilization program.  Works Monday through Friday daylight with some flexibility.  Free Parking!

TCV Benefits:

  • Medical Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Paid-Time-Off
  • 9 Paid Holidays

And MORE!!!

To apply go to www.tcv.net!

EOE/Drug Free

Children’s Behavioral Support Advocate

As a Children’s Behavioral Support Advocate, your primary responsibility is to provide direct service, advocacy, and childcare to child and teen victims of domestic violence and assisting with identifying their counseling needs. You will have the ability to co-facilitate support groups for moms and kids, use your creativity to develop structured programming for children, administer assessments to mothers to identify the unique needs of their children, and be a resourceful problem solver with a welcoming, non-judgmental demeanor. Due to the sensitive nature of our work, it is important that you understand abusive family dynamics, including intimate partner violence (IPV), cycle of abuse, power and control dynamics, and child abuse and neglect. The successful candidate is sensitive to trauma and cultural diversity issues and is passionate about ending domestic violence. This role will be based out of the WC&S Children’s Program.

WC&S is a comprehensive domestic violence program serving over 8,000 adult and child survivors of domestic violence annually & facilitating intervention groups to over 500 men who batter. All staff learn about and support the organization’s mission, guiding principles, and values, as well as the tenets of Women’s Center Business System (WCBS), and are sensitive to cultural and workplace harmony and infusing principles of Sanctuary (a model for providing trauma-informed care) into their daily interactions with clients and co-workers. This role provides you with the opportunity to showcase your active listening, communication, and assessment skills and the ability to contribute to the organization’s mission in a variety of ways. If you are comfortable working with children, teens, and moms to help them thrive, practicing trauma-informed care, working in a team environment, and using your creativity, we are eager to hear from you. WC&S will offer you an environment that provides endless opportunities to advance your knowledge and skills.

Here’s what you will do:

  • Co-facilitate support groups for moms and children alongside the Children’s Counselor
  • Design structured programs for children, and create and provide information and referrals resources for mothers pertaining to the needs of children in collaboration with the Children’s Program
  • Provide ongoing childcare to clients
  • Administer assessments to mothers to identify individual needs of their children, and identify needs of mothers for specific parenting issues
  • Provide case management and advocacy to mothers and children
  • Assist in training and coaching of WC&S staff regarding childhood trauma and development
  • Provide advocacy for school enrollment and attendance, as needed, in collaboration with the Children’s Program
  • This position requires being available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 12pm-8pm and Friday 9am-5pm; 40 hours per week
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Here’s what we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, child development, or related field required.
  • 2+ years working with children and teens who have experienced trauma required.
  • Experience working with child mental health, including spectrum disorders, preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess for behavioral and emotional issues.
  • Ability to establish healthy boundaries, trust, respect and rapport with children, teens, and moms.
  • Adept in utilizing general technology including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, Outlook, and online software platforms.
  • Act 33/34 Clearances and FBI Clearances will be required.

WC&S offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including: generous paid time off; health, vision, and dental insurance; short-term and long-term disability coverage; group life insurance; retirement plan; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; and is a Public Service (Student) Loan Forgiveness eligible employer.

WC&S is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that both applicants and employees are treated without discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity expression, national origin, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation/identity, citizenship status, veteran status, marital status or any other protected characteristic.

TO APPLY:

This position will remain open until we find the best candidate for the position. To ensure consideration for an interview, please send a resume and cover letter to the Director of Administration at careers@wcspittsburgh.org by end of business on Friday October 23, 2020.

Case Manager – Long Term Structured Residence Program

Summary of the Position: The Case Manager is responsible for supporting admissions, aftercare referrals and service coordination for the LTSR consumer. The Case Manager supports referrals and service planning in conjunction with placing counties. This position also serves as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate all admissions and discharges to the forensic LTSR.
  •  Assists with pre-placement interviews for admissions
  •  Serve as the liaison between the forensic LTSR and the associated courts, county and mental health system.
  • Complete disposition service planning for all consumers in the program.
  • Assist in and coordinate aftercare services in the community in collaboration with providers.
  • Participate in the interdisciplinary team. Attend meetings, conferences, and trainings as required.

Working Conditions: 

  • Lifting Requirement – Able to loft 20 pounds
  • Physical Requirement – Ability to walk, lift, climb, and bend at waist
  • Work Location; This position works in both an office and unit/LTSR Program.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related field.
  • 2 years’ experience working as a human services case manager
  • Experience with all Microsoft applications