Opportunities at The Centers

Position:  Professional I or II- Adult/Child Counselor and Case Manager
Location:  Cleveland, OH
Job Id:  253-12202013
# of Openings:   3

Professional I or II- Adult/Child Counselor and Case Manager 

Do you want to help adults and children that need it the most? Are you a self motivated person that wants a truly rewarding work experience? Do you never want to be bored? If you have at least bachelor's degree in Social Work and licensure (LSW or PC), and answered yes to these questions, come work at The Centers for Families and Children! 

Under the direction of the Supervisor of Behavioral Health Services, is responsible for community and office-based counseling and case management services to adults, children, and adolescents. Assures that opportunities are provided for meeting the psychosocial needs of mentally or emotionally disabled persons. Manages a caseload, encompassing a broad cross-section of problems, using case management, group work skills, and counseling with individuals and families. Assumes a leadership role on the treatment team and coordinates provision of necessary services by all service providers. Maintains the core primary relationship with disabled clients while they are served in a number of service environments. 

Must haves/skills
A Professional I must have a Bachelor’s degree in social work, A mental health professional license in the state of Ohio required. 

A Professional II must have a master’s degree in social work or counseling, with licensure (either LSW or PC) in the state of Ohio. 

Prior experience working with children and adolescents required. Preferred candidates will have 2-3 years of experience working with children ages 6-10 years old.

Training and/or experience with children and adults who have been involved in situations of abuse (physical, sexual or emotional) or neglect is preferred. 

Experience in play therapy preferred. 

Must be able to form good diagnostic and treatment relationships; to engage clients in the mutual assessment of problems and in goal setting; and to implement treatment plans from initial contact through termination. 

Must have working knowledge of the stages of growth and development and family dynamics. 

Must have good oral and written communication skills, ability to make sound decision under stressful conditions, demonstrated clinical skills, and an ability to organize and prioritize tasks. Must have excellent knowledge of community resources. 

Must understand and accept a systems approach to service delivery, and agency and program philosophy and goals. Must be able to work closely with other team members. 

Must have an awareness of and sensitivity to the cultural diversity of the populations served. 

Must be available to work 2 evenings per week until 8 PM. This position is a 40 hour/week, full time position.

As the coolest nonprofit Cleveland employer, The Centers provides: 
• A team oriented, cooperative, and highly ethical culture. 
• Challenging and rewarding work. 
• Leadership that is both strategic and hands on. 
• Healthy work life balance. 
• Support for employees by providing competitive compensation including a generous benefits package. 

For consideration of this employment opportunity, please forward resume with salary history to: 

The Centers for Families and Children 
Attn: Adult/Child Counselor 
4500 Euclid Avenue 
Cleveland, OH 44103 
Fax: (216) 432-7257 

For more information please visit our website: www.thecentersohio.org 

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