Children’s Home Society of WV has an opening for a full-time Social Worker at its Arthur N. Gustke Child Shelter in Parkersburg. Responsibilities for this position include assessment, treatment planning and supportive counseling. Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field and have experience working with youth and their families. A current Social Work license or license eligibility preferred. Applicants must also demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, have reliable transportation, possess a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance, and pass all required background screenings. Competitive salary and excellent benefits package offered.

Interested applicants should submit a résumé and letter of interest to:

Brooke Heck, LSW

Shelter Supervisor

P.O. Box 763
1640 St. Mary’s Ave.
Parkersburg, WV 26102


Bethany College, Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Altenheim Resource & Referral Services will be offering a workshop on Ethics in End of Life Care on Tuesday, October 3 with special guest presenter, Jim Keresztury, M.S.W., M.B.A., A.C.S.W.  Jim is the Director of Mountains of Hope Cancer Coalition, and has served as a consultant and Deputy Director with the WV Center for End of Life Care.  The program will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville WV, and will run from 9am – 11am with sign in starting at 8:30am. 


The cost of the workshop is $10.00 and will offer two CEU credits for social workers through Bethany College (490052). 


Pre-registration is required and payment is due by September 29, 2017.  Checks may be made payable to Altenheim Resource & Referral Center, and mailed to Altenheim Resource & Referral Services, 1387 National Road, Wheeling WV  26003.  Questions?  Call Ann at 304 243-0996 or email  



Crisis Intervention Specialist, Valley Healthcare  Morgantown, WV

Provide intensive treatment and counseling services to individuals who are in crisis. Work with community referrals and Valley HealthCare System staff to assist in mental hygiene hearings, coordinating placement for involuntary/voluntary patients into state, public, or private hospital.  Requires: BA/BS degree in Human Service Field with a valid driver’s license. Prefer:  Experience in Mental Health field and crisis work. Knowledge of commitment laws and community resources for behavioral health problems including mental illness, substance abuse and developmental disabled.  Please apply at
 Supervisor of Crisis Services

Valley Healthcare Systems
(304)296-1731 Ext. 4179
301 Scott Avenue
Morgantown, WV  26508

Community Networks, Inc. Executive Director

Summary: The Executive Director for Community Networks, Inc. (CNI), a non-profit organization, assists the Board of Directors in carrying out the administrative functions and goals of CNI, and oversees the daily operations of CNI programs and staff. This position directs major administrative functions in programs that include: Bethany House, Hope Living/Learning Center, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS, Jefferson County Leasing Project, and Rapid Re-Housing. This position, which reports directly to the Board of Directors, will have both internal and external responsibilities, ranging from client and project management (business development, framing of key approaches, high-quality client delivery, written products) to administration (information technology, reporting, facilities), and human capital (HR/recruiting, mentoring, career progression). This position regularly provides financial reports to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for strategic planning and long-range financial projections, cost-benefit analysis of programs and services, and grant development (state, federal, and private) and management. The Executive Director will orchestrate Community Networks’ future growth and strategic response to an ever-increasing demand for services.

Job Status: Full-time, exempt

Salary Range: Salary of $50,000 – $55,000 based upon background and experience

Position Available: Open Until Filled

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Related experience with the homeless and/or HIV/AID’s consumers, five or more years senior nonprofit management experience, grant writing experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills and Abilities: Strong management, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills; an excellent record of leadership in policy formation, including planning, assessment, project accounting, grant and general administration; demonstrated expertise in the development and implementation of strategic financial plans; effective written and oral communication skills; strong working knowledge of financial and information technologies; ability to work effectively with internal and external constituencies; success in roles requiring execution of multiple tasks while responding to multiple priorities; and self-starter, self-disciplined, spark, imagination, and creativity.

Duties Document: For job description and other information/questions please email

Application Information: To apply for this position, a cover letter, full resume including all educational qualification and work experience with clear delineation of full- and part-time employment (length of service, job titles, and duties), and list of three references with contact information must be submitted to

Application Deadline: Priority deadline is October 15th with a final deadline of November 1st.


CNI is an equal opportunity employer.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Morgantown has received a generous donation to premiere the uplifting and inspirational documentary,

Look to the Sky, at no cost to the community. We are excited to share this special presentation with all of you to say “thank you” for being real-life superheroes who support our charity!


So grab your cape and join us as we celebrate RMHC Morgantown’s 27th anniversary and this special viewing. As you watch the inspiring stories of so many who demonstrate why they are superheroes, you too will find the superhero within yourself.


For more information or to RSVP, please contact Sierra Lilac

at 304-322-2072 or

An intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment program for individuals involved with the courts has an immediate opening for a Therapist in Moorefield and/or Romney. 

The Therapist will be responsible for individual and group counseling for clients with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.  The position requires an MSW or Master’s in Arts or a Master’s in Science in social work, psychology, counseling, or closely related field of study.  Experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and treating those with substance abuse and mental health issues is preferred.  The applicant must have knowledge of behavioral sciences and have the ability to apply therapeutic techniques related to chemical dependency to individuals and groups, and must be licensed to practice independently in counseling, social work, or psychology or be license eligible.

We offer “state” retirement and health insurance, potential for MSW supervision, training, reasonable scheduling, no on-call, and we are not currently billing Medicaid.  We are also a WVU MSW internship location and would seriously consider hiring someone nearing completion of their degree.

Send your resume’ to the address below, or email to


WVU School of Social Work & WVU Integrated Mental and Behavioral Health Training Program

The WVU School of Social Work Office of Professional Education and the WVU Integrated Mental and Behavioral Health Training Program are co-sponsoring a full day workshop this fall on a topic that is important to many of you in your work with children and families.  See below for more information.  To view a list of all fall 2017 workshops sponsored by WVU School of Social Work, please visit our website at


Addressing Ethical Challenges in Practice with Children, Adolescents, and FamiliesNovember 3, 2017, 9am-3:15pm, WVU Mountainlair, Morgantown, WV.  Presenters: Kathy Szafran, MA, LPC, President, CEO, Crittendon Services, Inc.; Beverly Petrelli, MSW, Clinical Director, Crittenton Services, Inc.; and panel of Crittenton staff.  This workshop is approved for 5 social work CE hours (3.25 SW ethics hours); LPC hours (including ethics) pending.  Registration Fee: $65 


Register online and then pay online or send check payable to WVU to: WVU School of Social Work, Attn: PCE, PO Box 6830, Morgantown, WV 26506