Workforce Diversity Fellow

While the Pittsburgh region is booming in many ways, it also faces two major challenges: social and income disparities AND a skilled worker shortage. To respond to this challenge, the Robotics Earn & Learn (REAL) Jobs Initiative is connecting those from underrepresented groups and disadvantaged communities to one year traineeships at robotics companies in the Pittsburgh region. You can be part of this exciting new program as a workforce diversity fellow with Catalyst Connection, a nonprofit organization.

During your one-year fellowship, you will recruit applicants from disadvantaged communities and underrepresented groups to the program, manage the screening and interview process, and then help the expected 20 or so individuals admitted be successful in their traineeship. This includes pre-employment training, personal case management, regular cohort events including seminars and social activities, and transitioning trainees into their long-term employment placements. It also includes working with the robotics companies employing the trainees to respond to their opportunities, issues, and concerns.  Most importantly, the fellow should have a personality that is able to build a strong rapport with both trainees and robotics company leadership.

In addition to the REAL program, the fellowship will also provide the opportunity to advance your own on-the-job training by assisting with Catalyst Connection’s pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs.

This is a full-time position, with benefits. The start date is negotiable, but is expected to occur between November and December 2019 with the REAL Jobs program trainees beginning in January 2020. The fellow’s salary level will be determined based on the individual’s academic degree (expected to be a bachelor’s degree or higher) and experience level. Those at the entry-level are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this position, please email the following in a single PDF file to: careers@catalystconnection.org

  1. A cover letter that answers the following questions:
    • What interests you about this fellowship?
    • What knowledge and experience do you bring? Specifically:
      • Working with those from underrepresented groups or those from disadvantaged communities?
      • Working with robotics, manufacturing, or technology-focused companies?
      • Preparing individuals for employment?
    • How will this fellowship will contribute to your long-term career goals?
  2. Resume
  3. Three references with contact information.

Licensed Therapist, School-Based

Help Us Change Lives: Auberle Seeks PA Licensed Therapist (LPC, LCSW, LMFT) For School-Based/Outpatient Mental Health In Bethel Park – FULL-TIME

Auberle is a nationally recognized, award winning human service organization that serves thousands of children and families each year.  For more than 60 years we have been helping build strong individuals, families and communities.  Auberle is a faith-based entity dedicated to delivering excellent care that is rooted in trauma-informed practices.

Auberle’s staff is comprised of passionate individuals who are committed to finding the most innovative ways to solve our community’s most difficult problems.  We know that we deliver impact to our region because we measure everything that we do. We offer 21 programs to at-risk children and families.

Auberle’s Behavioral Health Department provides a wide range of services to children, adolescents, adults and families.  Services include psychiatric, mental health and substance abuse services through Auberle’s Outpatient Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol licenses.  Auberle therapists provide a combination of individual, group, and family therapy. We are seeking a talented and compassionate individual to fill an immediate need for a PA-Licensed Therapist (LPC, LCSW, or LMFT) in our Behavioral Health department to provide School-Based Mental Health services in Bethel Park.

Auberle therapists include a combination of Professional Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Social Workers, most of whom are licensed or pursuing state licensure.  Auberle is invested in employees’ professional development and offers many opportunities for ongoing clinical growth via on-site consultation with experts in the field, training opportunities in evidence-based practice, and trainings to meet CEU requirements.  This position requires a valid driver’s license, vehicle and proof of insurance. Required to apply for Act 33/34 clearances (criminal and child abuse) as well as FBI clearance.  Pre-employment drug screening and random employment drug testing required.

Auberle offers excellent training opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package. If you are highly motivated, passionate about youth, and interested in making a difference, be sure to apply on the Auberle website, www.auberle.org.

Auberle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family Based Therapist/Mental Health Professional

Since 1832, Pressley Ridge has done whatever it takes to create success for children, adults and families. Pressley Ridge’s innovative programming helps to rebuild communities and families who are facing difficult challenges and complex situations. From behavioral health and foster care services to residential treatment facilities and education for children with special needs, including autism and deafness, Pressley Ridge empowers nearly 8,000 kids and families each year with the ability and confidence to succeed.

As one of the 2019 Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Top Work Places, we invite you to join our Family Based Program. Our family therapists receive high quality supervision, training, and professional development. Pressley Ridge offers assistance with licensure supervision and other individual career goals.

Our family therapists work with a teammate to provide services to a youth and his or her family, including family and individual therapy, case management, crisis intervention, and advocacy and support. Additional components of this position are: conducting assessments, developing and implementing treatment plans, fostering and maintaining good working relationships, adherence to quality standards and compliance with external licensing and regulatory agencies, professional growth and development through supervision and training for licensure as needed, and participation in the statewide family based mental health training program.

  • Program provides services within a team-delivered approach including a master and bachelor level clinicians and a supervisor
  • Program offers individuals supervision toward LPC/LSW licensure, team and group supervision
  • Program offers Masters level Certification in Structural Family Therapy after completion of training curriculum
  • Program offers flexible hours and the ability to work remotely
  • Program offers mileage reimbursement

Assessment

To assure proper assessment the Family Based Therapist will gather and understand current and past psychosocial histories. Use diagnostic tools to provide comprehensive information for a treatment plan; while assessing risk factors related to safety and wellbeing of all family members.

Develop Treatment Plan/ISP

To assure the development of effective treatment plan/services, the FBT will be responsible for leading the treatment team meetings for the purpose of creating treatment plans/ISP; working with team members to develop specific measurable goals, objectives, and time frames for each child and family.

Implementation of Treatment Plan/ISP implementation

To assure the implementation and evaluation of effective treatment plans that fosters goal attainment, the FBT will deliver services outlined in treatment plan/ISP; along with monitoring and documenting family progress.

Professional Relationships and Therapeutic Alliance

To assure the development and maintenance of good working relationships, the FBT will collaborate with: children, families and their natural support system, internal and external stakeholders, program team members and supervisor and organizational support staff.

Quality Assurance & Compliance

Assurance and adherence to quality standards and compliance with external licensing and regulatory agencies are a part of the duties of the Family Based Mental Health Therapist; through the completion of all paper work in a timely and professional manner.

Drug & Alcohol Clinician

RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Drug & Alcohol and Education

JOB SUMMARY:

The position requires an individual who possesses competencies that are essential to the effective practice of counseling for psychoactive substance use disorders and knowledge, skills, and attitudes. The individual needs to become fully proficient in understanding addiction, treatment, knowledge, application to practice, and professional readiness; full proficiency and understanding is required in practice dimensions—clinical evaluation, treatment planning, referral, service coordination, counseling, client, family, community education, documentation, and professional and ethical responsibilities, as well as additional resources.

JOB STATUS: Full-Time Non-Exempt

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assesses and follows up with appropriate level of care for each of the clients.
  2. Maintains a network of professionals within their field of expertise in order to provide adequate services to consumers and information to colleagues.
  3. Devises and delivers presentations on the topics relating to substance abuse prevention, education, and treatment.
  4. Utilizes effective recruiting techniques in to maintain a client base of 25 to 35 clients at all times.
  5. Possesses extensive knowledge of Western Psychology and the DSM/GAF methods of diagnosis and assessment and performs diagnosis and assessments.
  6. Possesses knowledge of the “psychology” of substance abuse education, prevention, addiction, and treatment, and delivers services accordingly.
  7. Possesses knowledge of mental, psychological, and emotional health disorders and their effect on drug and alcohol treatment (Dual Diagnosis) and utilizes information for services delivered.
  8. Possesses previous experience in facilitating and conducting groups and group therapy. Prior experience in conducting drug and alcohol assessments and individual substance abuse counseling and therapy. Performs all of the above in relation to services provided.
  9. Possesses knowledge of clinical evaluation, treatment planning, referral, service coordination, counseling, client, family, and community education, documentation, and professional and ethical responsibilities. Utilizes and performs all of the above in relation to services provided. Demonstrates proficiency in documentation.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Troubleshoots in any component of treatment services.
  2. Identifies and utilizes evidence based treatment modules.
  3. Provides individualized and group counseling.
  4. Designs effective delivery methods and delivers curriculum in groups.
  5. Maintains group census.
  6. Coordinates outreach efforts.
  7. Engages feeder systems for treatment.
  8. Implements and conducts internal reviews of department practices.
  9. Implements and conducts internal file reviews.
  10. Completes department reports as needed.
  11. Other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand: sit and walk; use hands; reach with hands and arms. The employee must be capable of lifting or pulling 150 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust and focus. Proper diction and command of the English language required. The ability to drive a 15 passenger van is required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree preferred; Bachelor Degree in social work, psychology, criminal justice, social science or other related fields, and a minimum of 2 years of experience working in the field of substance abuse addiction and recovery; CADC a plus. The individual must possess knowledge of the 12 Step Program for NA and AA.

All required clearances must be current including Act 33/34 Child Abuse Clearance, Pennsylvania Criminal History Clearance, and FBI Clearance.

Drug and Alcohol Therapist – Evenings

TCV Community Services offers a competitive wage and benefits package. If you are interested in making a difference, apply today on the TCV website www.tcv.net

TCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Provide focused treatment for chemically dependent individuals. Utilize professional clinical skills to conduct initial drug & alcohol assessments, facilitate group therapy, provide individual therapy & family therapy (as needed), case management and crisis intervention according to organizational and program policies and procedures. Up to 28 hours per week/casual.

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LICENSURE:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Service Field with one year of practical/clinical experience or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Service Field with 3 years related clinical experience.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor &/or Certified Alcohol & Drug
  • Counselor required. Problem Gambling and Video Gaming Certification preferred.

EOE/DRUG FREE

To apply for this job please visit www.tcv.net.

Volunteer Caseworker – Assist Military Families

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Red Cross mission
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of any case notes, names and other personal information in accordance with Red Cross policies
  • Understand and apply Service to Armed Forces (SAF) policies, procedures and protocols related to Red Cross client services consistently and correctly support the critical community services cases; which can include an intake interview to assess client needs and providing appropriate service to clients including referrals to other agencies; and the follow up process to include making follow-up calls to military members and/or families to determine if their needs are met, providing other follow-up actions needed for complete and timely client service
  • Acquire a working knowledge of local, state and federal resources aiding military members, families and veterans
  • Maintain professionalism and conduct as stated in Red Cross policy

Qualifications:

  • Successful American Red Cross background check
  • Complete required national training and locally developed orientation
  • Able to support Red Cross SAF mission; have an awareness of and appreciation for military culture, military families, and veterans’ issues
  • Demonstrated ability to treat people with respect under all circumstances and instill trust in others while upholding the values and principles of the American Red Cross
  • Ability to apply active listening skills and employ reasoning and questioning strategies to capture, analyze, and interpret information from clients, staff, and management
  • Good computer skills to include use of Internet search tools; Intranet; and Microsoft Office Suite, to include Outlook, word-processing, database and/or spreadsheet applications
  • Effective interviewing skills and a sound knowledge of telephone and in-person etiquette and pleasant and friendly manners respectful of human dignity
  • Ability to work with or without supervision
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Good customer service skills; Ability to work well with others
  • Willingness to gain knowledge of community resources
  • Able to work with culturally diverse populations

Relationships: Red Cross volunteer and employee Hero Care Network Leads

Therapist Drug and Alcohol Therapist Outpatient/IOP-Full time

Drug and Alcohol Therapist Outpatient/IOP– Full-time
Job Location; Alternatives Program – South Side, PA

TCV Community Services offers a competitive wage and benefits package. If you are interested in making a difference, apply today on the TCV website www.tcv.net
TCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Provide focused treatment for a caseload of chemically dependent individuals. Utilize professional clinical skills to conduct initial drug & alcohol assessments, facilitate group therapy, provide individual therapy & family therapy (as needed), case management and crisis intervention according to organizational and program policies and procedures.

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND LICENSURE:

Master’s Degree in Social Service Field with one year of practical/clinical experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Service Field with 3 years related clinical experience.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Licensed Professional Counselor &/or Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor preferred. Problem Gambling and Video Gaming Certification preferred. 37.5 hours per week. Some evening hours required. The schedule is designed to meet program and consumer needs.

Bilingual a plus.

EOE/DRUG FREE

To apply for this job please visit www.tcv.net

 

 

MH Outpatient Team Leader

Description of Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Team Leader Duties: Duties include active communication, collaboration, problem-solving and conflict resolution to ensure efficient daily operations. Serves as acting site supervisor while Director is out of office.
  • Provides staff training and coaching in day-to-day activities including the use of electronic medical record, office technology, productivity scorecards, and safety protocols.
  • Ensures completion of required incident reports as per regulations and notifies Director of any crisis or safety issues. Conducts fire and safety drills with CSRs on a monthly basis, rotating the exits in building.
  • Checks ISP’s for accuracy, and acts as designee supervisory signer. Audits charts for accuracy and completion.
  • Supports the medical department, by working with team to have timely service plans for medication only consumers.
  • Effectively engages and retains consumers and efficiently manages caseload.
  • Accurately assesses consumer needs; makes appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Provides appropriate and necessary therapeutic group and individual services that reflect best practices.
  • Adequately and efficiently documents service via electronic clinical record in accordance with performance standards and applicable policies, procedures and regulations; promptly corrects alerts.
  • Completes required paperwork in accordance with requisite timelines to ensure authorizations, payments, and conformance with regulatory requirements, contractual obligations and policies and procedures, and best practices and timely referrals.
  • Meets productivity standards at 60% requirement of full-time therapist.
  • Appropriately manages and resolves crises and uses critical thinking to avert escalating crises.
  • Promotes achievement of consumer outcomes, such as responding to consumer inquiries or complaints.
  • Increases competence to better serve consumers via training or other means; demonstrates competence via application of acquired knowledge and skills and achievement of desired outcomes; maintains requisite credentials and licensure as appropriate.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external individuals, and professionals.
  • Effectively communicates both orally and in writing.
  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned or required.

Required Minimum Training:

Master’s degree in counseling or social work, and needs to be either clinically licensed, or license-eligible, with at least 2 years of mental health direct care experience.

To apply go to www.tcv.net

EOE/Drug Free

LCSW Therapist

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively engages and retains consumers and efficiently manages caseload.
  • Accurately assesses consumer needs; makes appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Provides appropriate and necessary therapeutic individual, family and group services that reflect best practices.
  • Adequately and efficiently documents service via electronic clinical record in accordance with performance standards and applicable policies, procedures and regulations; promptly corrects alerts.
  • Completes required paperwork in accordance with requisite timelines to ensure authorizations, payments, and conformance with regulatory requirements, contractual obligations and policies and procedures.
  • Appropriately manages and resolves crises.
  • Promotes achievement of consumer outcomes.
  • Increases competence to better serve consumers via training or other means; demonstrates competence via application of acquired knowledge and skills and achievement of desired outcomes; maintains requisite credentials and licensure as appropriate.
  • Consults with professionals regarding client treatment and progress.
  • Participates in clinical and team supervision.
  • Maintains productivity expectations.
  • Communicates with significant others in client’s life with client’s permission.
  • Arranges and participates (as needed) in psychiatric evaluations and medication checks.
  • Consults with psychiatrist.
  • Performs duties in a professional manner, in accordance with the Agency’s Mission, Vision, and Values

Required Minimum Training: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred, Act 33/34 and FBI clearances.

Interested applicants please submit resume to Rica Rush at rrush@tcv.net.

EOE/Drug Free

Financial Coach

Position Goals

To support residents and job seekers to improve their financial well being, and to connect community members with OPDC services.

Oakland Planning and Development Corporation’s mission is to build a better Oakland and help neighbors thrive. OPDC is a nonprofit community development organization with multi-faceted programs. We provide affordable rental housing, sell homes to homeowners, organize and advocate for residents, facilitate planning processes, provide workforce development and financial coaching, and help youth succeed in high school and beyond.  OPDC operates a Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) to help people find jobs, receive ongoing one-on-one financial coaching, and apply for public benefits, all under one roof.

Position Description

The Financial Coach maintains a robust daily caseload of job seekers and financial counseling clients; conducts outreach to community groups to address neighborhood needs; designs and operates workshops and other educational programs to increase financial literacy, improve financial health, and develop employment readiness; networks with employer partners to understand hiring needs; and connects clients with economic opportunity in Oakland.

Responsibilities

Client Interaction:

  • Provide one-on-one financial coaching, helping clients to develop budgets, take action to improve their credit, open savings accounts, and learn effective strategies for managing personal finances;
  • Build client capability through an environment of trust and support; build long-term relationships with clients;
  • Provide income support screening and help clients access all of the services and supports for which they are eligible;
  • In collaboration with colleagues, manage a rolling caseload of approximately 130 clients annually; case management includes developing employment readiness, interview skills, soft skills, and employment counseling as needed, within our team environment;
  • In collaboration with colleagues, design, plan, and run workshops to improve clients’ financial health, credit and net worth; provide workshops for potential home buyers through the Oakland Community Land Trust;
  • Maintain required paperwork, files, electronic database entries, and records for each client; document outcomes and provide reports.

Community Organizing, Outreach:

  • Attend occasional evening community meetings in various Oakland neighborhoods and staff community meetings hosted by OPDC;
  • Actively recruit participants from Oakland residential neighborhoods for cohort programming, participate in team efforts to engage cohorts in workshops, and communicate available services and opportunities to the community;
  • Actively promote OPDC programs including School to Career, Oakland Community Land Trust, Oakland neighborhood plan process, Oakwatch: The Oakland Code Enforcement Project, Adopt-a-Block cleanup events, and others as appropriate.

Developing External Partnerships:

  • Develop relationships with local financial institutions and other organizations providing financial support services, home buyer education, entrepreneurship support, etc.;
  • Facilitate small business development program for local residents;
  • Stay abreast of financial support programs/services/products, regional hiring trends, and one-on-one coaching best practices; recommend adjustments to our approach and our course offerings.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field and/or five or more years of experience working with adults in the social service sector;
  • Strong understanding of personal finances, particularly in the areas of budgeting, asset building, and credit building;
  • Financial counseling certification, or willingness to pursue certification (HUD or AFPCE as examples);
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and willingness to master other software packages; knowledge of Salesforce a plus;
  • Excellent relational and communication skills, especially among diverse audiences;
  • Skill in coaching and serving clients so that they perform their best;
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills;
  • An outcome orientation and demonstrated ability to organize, plan, multitask with detail;
  • Knowledge of HIPAA regulations pertaining to confidentiality laws that encompass the social service and healthcare fields;
  • Commitment to and enthusiasm for OPDC’s purpose, vision and values; collegial team player.