Rss http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main en-us Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:54:23 GMT Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:54:23 GMT http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/rss/ Weblog Editor 2.0 editor@example.com webmaster@example.com <![CDATA[Home Study Specialist]]> http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49195/Home-Study-Specialist.html Job Title: Home Study Specialist (Per Fee Basis) Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri is seeking a compassionate, professional Home Study Specialist for the Springfield Office. They will conduct home studies for prospective foster and adoptive applicants in the Southwest Missouri area. They will also provide post placement supervision for adoptive families. Duties: Provide quality direct services to clients; including education, evaluation and writing the home study in a timely manner. Remain up-to date on all associated policies and guidelines of the agency. Remain up-to-date on all associated State of Missouri licensing guidelines, policies, and practices for applicants wishing to adopt/foster through the State of Missouri. Remain up-to-date on all associated Intercountry/Hague guidelines, processes and policies of applicants wishing to adopt internationally. Seek supervision as needed throughout the home study process Provide resources and referrals to home study applicants as needed. Attend training and meetings at the direction of the supervisor. Qualifications: Education & Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Human Services, Sociology or other related field. Five years of experience in child welfare and adoption fields. Knowledge and Skills: Must have extensive experience and current working knowledge of the state licensing process for foster and adoptive parents, and adoption. Accomplished social work practices, child welfare and parenting skills related to fostering and adopting. Knowledge of therapeutic foster parenting. Knowledge of Children’s Division policies. Knowledge of grief, loss issues, trauma and child development. We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, LFCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:50:25 GMT http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49195/Home-Study-Specialist.html <![CDATA[Lifeskills Facilitator]]> http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49198/Lifeskills-Facilitator.html Job Title: Lifeskills Facilitator I Full-Time Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri is seeking a compassionate professional that wants to make a positive impact on the youth of our community. The Lifeskills Facilitator will implement and facilitate Project STEP-UP and the CALL Mentoring Program. These programs help youth develop and improve important life-skills like leadership, character development and problem-solving. Duties include: Recruiting, enrolling and conducting pre-assessments for potential participants. Implementing the Botivin Lifeskills to youth in group settings. Establish personal and program goals with participating youth and providing follow-up coaching. Establish and maintain effective contact and communication with parents, schools and other stakeholders involved with participants. Maintaining and keeping current records documenting activities, youth assessments, behavioral interventions, services rendered to youth and parents and all other data required for program evaluation. Qualifications: Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or other related field. Two or more years of experience working with youth at different developmental stages. Knowledge and Skills: Established social work practices. Knowledge of and understanding of the best practices for youth development and best practice model interventions. Code of Ethics; youth assessments. Effective facilitation or presentation skills. Strong written and verbal communication and time management skills. Self-motivational and self-management skills. Ability to function as a part of a team. Be able to follow supervisory recommendations and program procedures. Ability to work appropriately with children and respond positively to their parents. Ability to maintain order in the group setting. Must have strong computer skills. Must be a licensed driver with access to a reliable automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements. We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, LFCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:50:25 GMT http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49198/Lifeskills-Facilitator.html <![CDATA[Lifeskills Facilitator]]> http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49185/Lifeskills-Facilitator.html Job Title:Lifeskills Facilitator III Part-Time: 20 to 25 hours a week Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri is seeking a compassionate professional that wants to make a positive impact on the youth of our community. The Lifeskills Facilitator will implement and facilitate Project STEP-UP. This program helps youth develop and improve important life-skills like leadership, character development and problem-solving. Duties include: Recruiting, enrolling and conducting pre-assessments of potential participants for Project Step-Up. Implementing the Botivin Lifeskills to youth in group settings. Establish personal and program goals with participating youth and providing follow-up coaching. Establish and maintain effective contact and communication with parents, schools and other stakeholders involved with participants. Maintaining and keeping current records documenting activities, youth assessments, behavioral interventions, services rendered to youth and parents and all other data required for program evaluation. We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, LFCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:50:25 GMT http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49185/Lifeskills-Facilitator.html <![CDATA[Contract Therapist]]> http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49196/Contract-Therapist.html Job Title: Contract Therapist Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri is seeking individuals to provide effective counseling/therapy to eligible individuals, couples and families who seek help for mental health related concerns on a contractual basis. There are two positions located in the St. Louis area and one position located in the Arnold, Jefferson County area. Duties include: Provide effective counseling/therapy to clients including case coordination and crisis intervention as needed. Determine the type of therapy and best practices interventions to use with each client/family. Complete a comprehensive psychosocial assessment and treatment plan. Decide when termination is appropriate. Determine most effective response to crisis and other non-routine problems related to client and program need. Decide what information to include in case record. Maintain the highest standards of ethics and confidentiality. Maintain accurate and complete client records. Provide input and recommendations to program administration on program area of expertise and job related policies and procedures. Participate in peer consultation. Collaborate with community referrals as needed for client services and program development. Qualifications: Education and Experience: Therapist I– Masters degree in a mental health related field and actively obtaining supervision toward professional licensure (PLPC or LMSW) in the State of Missouri Therapist II - Masters degree or higher in a mental health related field with professional license from the State of Missouri (LPC or LCSW) plus two years of clinical experience or a Provisional License (PLPC or LMSW) with five years experience. Therapist III - Masters degree in a mental health related field with professional license from the State of Missouri as a Professional Counselor (LCSW or LPC) plus a minimum of five years of clinical experience Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of counseling theories and practice, therapeutic models and interventions. Knowledge of mental health assessment and interventions. Knowledge of ethical standards and legal regulations. Knowledge of community resources. Effective professional therapeutic skills. Crisis intervention skills. Ability to function on a team. Communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain accurate client records. Time management skills. We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law.]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:50:25 GMT http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49196/Contract-Therapist.html <![CDATA[Professional School Counselor]]> http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49197/Professional-School-Counselor.html Job Title: Professional School Counselor Full-time/Part-Time Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri is seeking compassionate professionals to provide effective counseling/therapy services to eligible students and their families who seek help for mental health related concerns. This position will also provide consultation for school personnel and parents. The age of students may range from early childhood through high school. The positions will be based in public and parochial schools. These positions will be based on budget availability. Duties: Provide effective counseling services to clients including individual, group, case management and crisis intervention as needed. Provide consultation for school staff and parents. Maintain accurate and complete client records. Provide classroom mental health education as agreed upon with schools staff. Assist in the development of classroom materials. Earn continuing education hours needed to meet licensure requirements. Maintain the highest levels of standards of ethics and confidentiality. Qualifications: Minimum Education & Experience: Masters degree in a mental health related field and either fully or provisionally licensed as a professional counselor (PLPC or LPC) or clinical social worker (LMSW or LCSW) in the State of Missouri. Must be a licensed driver with access to a reliable automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements. Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of counseling theories and practices, therapeutic models and interventions. Knowledge of mental health assessment and treatment planning. Knowledge of ethical standards and legal regulations. Knowledge of community resources. Effective professional therapeutic skills. Crisis intervention skills. Ability to function as an effective team member. Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain accurate and complete client records. Computer skills and time management skills. We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, LFCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:50:25 GMT http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49197/Professional-School-Counselor.html <![CDATA[Contract Therapist]]> http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49202/Contract-Therapist.html Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri is seeking an individual to provide effective counseling/therapy to eligible individuals, couples and families who seek help for mental health related concerns on a contractual basis. This position is located in the Arnold, Jefferson County area. Duties include: Provide effective counseling/therapy to clients including case coordination and crisis intervention as needed. Determine the type of therapy and best practices interventions to use with each client/family. Complete a comprehensive psychosocial assessment and treatment plan. Decide when termination is appropriate. Determine most effective response to crisis and other non-routine problems related to client and program need. Decide what information to include in case record. Maintain the highest standards of ethics and confidentiality. Maintain accurate and complete client records. Provide input and recommendations to program administration on program area of expertise and job related policies and procedures. Participate in peer consultation. Collaborate with community referrals as needed for client services and program development. Qualifications: Education and Experience: Therapist I– Masters degree in a mental health related field and actively obtaining supervision toward professional licensure (PLPC or LMSW) in the State of Missouri Therapist II - Masters degree or higher in a mental health related field with professional license from the State of Missouri (LPC or LCSW) plus two years of clinical experience or a Provisional License (PLPC or LMSW) with five years experience. Therapist III - Masters degree in a mental health related field with professional license from the State of Missouri as a Professional Counselor (LCSW or LPC) plus a minimum of five years of clinical experience Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of counseling theories and practice, therapeutic models and interventions. Knowledge of mental health assessment and interventions. Knowledge of ethical standards and legal regulations. Knowledge of community resources. Effective professional therapeutic skills. Crisis intervention skills. Ability to function on a team. Communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain accurate client records. Time management skills. We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law.]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:50:25 GMT http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49202/Contract-Therapist.html <![CDATA[Teacher]]> http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49209/Teacher.html Job Title: Teacher Full-Time: 40 hours a week Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri is looking for an energetic, experienced teacher. This position will provide nurturing care and early education to children at our Childcare Center. Duties include: Advance the physical and intellectual growth and development of the children by providing care and early education. Maintain a safe, sanitary and healthy learning environment by following licensing, accreditation and center guidelines. Communicate with parents/guardians to establish good rapport and a positive, productive working relationship. Maintain a commitment to the profession of early care and education. Support the social and emotional development and provide positive guidance of children served. Qualifications: Education and Experience: High School diploma or equivalent and one year of experience. Knowledge and Skills: Basic knowledge of child development, licensing regulations and accreditation criteria. Ability to communicate well with parents, children and co-workers. Good organizational and observational skills. Ability to work in partnership with other team members. We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, LFCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:50:25 GMT http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49209/Teacher.html <![CDATA[Professional School Counselor Part-Time]]> http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49210/Professional-School-Counselor-Part-Time.html Job Title: Professional School Counselor Part-Time Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri is seeking a compassionate professional to provide effective counseling/therapy services to eligible students and their families who seek help for mental health related concerns. This position will also provide consultation for school personnel and parents. The age of students may range from early childhood through high school. The positions will be based in public and parochial schools. These positions will be based on budget availability. Duties: Provide effective counseling services to clients including individual, group, case management and crisis intervention as needed. Provide consultation for school staff and parents. Maintain accurate and complete client records. Provide classroom mental health education as agreed upon with schools staff. Assist in the development of classroom materials. Earn continuing education hours needed to meet licensure requirements. Maintain the highest levels of standards of ethics and confidentiality. Qualifications: Minimum Education & Experience: Masters degree in a mental health related field and either fully or provisionally licensed as a professional counselor (PLPC or LPC) or clinical social worker (LMSW or LCSW) in the State of Missouri. Must be a licensed driver with access to a reliable automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements. Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of counseling theories and practices, therapeutic models and interventions. Knowledge of mental health assessment and treatment planning. Knowledge of ethical standards and legal regulations. Knowledge of community resources. Effective professional therapeutic skills. Crisis intervention skills. Ability to function as an effective team member. Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain accurate and complete client records. Computer skills and time management skills. We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, LFCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:50:25 GMT http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49210/Professional-School-Counselor-Part-Time.html <![CDATA[Program Director MoDCMP]]> http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49213/Program-Director-MoDCMP.html Lutheran Family and Children’s Services is seeking a full-time Program Director MoDCMP to join our Disaster Response team. The Program Director will manage and coordinate the LFCS federally funded Disaster Case Management programs, to ensure quality, consistency and stability in policies, procedures, practices, philosophy, budget and program implementation. This is a temporary position based on a contract and due to end by November 30, 2017. Responsibilities • Negotiate contractual terms with state and federal officials. • Develop and maintain program policies and practices in conjunction with the Director of Disaster Services, state and federal staff. • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate LFCS staff assigned to the contract. • Initiate subcontractor development and oversee subcontractor processes to include contract negotiation and management, contract compliance and quality monitoring, and financial performance. • Manage the initial and ongoing training needs of LFCS and subcontractor staff relative to case management, CAN, financial, and quality monitoring. • Manage programmatic expenditures to ensure they remain within contractual parameters. • Ensure that all required compliance reports are completed accurately and according to contract requirements. • Ensure all contractual requirements associated with contract closeout are met. Education and Experience • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related degree. • Three years supervisory management experience. • Three years Disaster Response & Recovery Experience. Skills and Abilities • Knowledgeable in disaster response and recovery and/or disaster case management and Social Work ethics. • Tact and diplomacy in interpreting the mission of the agency in a multitude of settings. • Public speaking and training skills. • Administrative skills, including planning, directing, facilitating, supervision and developing personnel. • Time management, organizational skills and priority setting. • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. • Computer operating skills. • Ability to develop, manage and maintain a budget. • Excellent interpersonal skills. • Possess a sensitiviy to the service population’s cultural and social-economic characteristics. • The ability to be comfortable and work effectively within a Church related agency. We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, LFCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:50:25 GMT http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49213/Program-Director-MoDCMP.html <![CDATA[Finance Manager]]> http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49214/Finance-Manager.html Lutheran Family and Children’s Services is seeking a full-time Finance Manager MoDCMP to join our Disaster Response team. The Finance Manager will develop, implement, and evaluate financial tracking/reporting systems in order to ensure accuracy of all management and provider agency financial activities associated with the Missouri Disaster Case Management Program (MoDCMP) This is a temporary position based on a contract and due to end by November 30, 2017. Responsibilities • Develop, implement, and coordinate management agency financial tracking system in conjunction with LFCS Finance Department, MoDCMP Director, and MoSEMa staff. • Design and execute comprehensive, on-going provider agency financial trainings. • Forge, foster, and maintain productive relationships among all MoDCMP constituents. • Ensure financial contract compliance.]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:50:25 GMT http://www.abilityjobsplus.com/main/display-job/49214/Finance-Manager.html