Mountain CAP of WV, Inc., a CDC, Child Advocacy Center is hiring a Child Therapist for their Upshur County office. This position requires the applicant to be a LICSW, LPC, NCC, Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Supervised Psychologist, and the applicant must have experience in providing therapy services to children, with training and experience in trauma-focused therapy preferred. Requires clear CIB and APS/CPS background checks. Email resume, letter of interest, and four professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary commensurate with experience. Open until filled. EOE
Rainelle Medical Center (RMC) has a full-time position open for a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW), Licensed Clinical Psychologist or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) to work in our Behavioral Health program. Certification in Addictions preferred. Excellent benefits package and student loan repayment available. RMC is a federally qualified health center (FQHC). Please forward your resume to Laura Eagle at email@example.com or fax to 304.438.4037. EOE
The Partnership of African American Churches (PAAC) is currently seeking applicants for Case Manager, for the Dimensions of Prevention initiative. Dimensions of Prevention (DP), initiative is based on the strategic prevention framework having elements that include Assessment, Building Capacity, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation The project goal is to increase and strengthen West Virginia Kanawha County’s existing capability to prevent and reduce substance abuse; and the transmission of HIV and Hepatitis disproportionally experienced by African Americans between the ages of 13-24.
Please join for us for Medicaid Matters for West Virginia — West Virginians for Affordable Health Care’s third annual Medicaid Summit.
If you are a health care provider, social worker, or health care advocate, you will not want to miss this year’s summit.
DATE: SEPTEMBER 10, 2019
PLACE: HOLIDAY INN & SUITES 400 2ND AVENUE, SW SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV
TIME: REGISTRATION OPENS: 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
CONFERENCE: 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
WV TOGETHER FOR MEDICAID
MEETING: 4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
West Virginia Caring will be hosting its 23rd annual bereavement camp for kids, Camp Caring, on August 3rd, 2019 at Camp Mountaineer in Monongalia County, WV.
Camp Caring is held to support adolescents, ages 6-14, in WV that have experienced the death of a love one. Focusing on large and small group activities, the Camp empowers each adolescent with the ability to express their grief and successfully cope with their feeling of loss and trauma. Camp Caring runs optional concurrent sessions for the adults(s) in the child’s life. The purpose is that each family member is individual strengthened and supported so that the entire family can move forward together to a place of a new normal.
Camp Caring is a free all day event!
Please help us in spreading the word on camp and extending the information out to those who may benefit.
Link to website and applications: https://wvcaring.org/services/grief-and-loss/camp-caring/
Join the National LGBT Cancer Network & Nuestras Voces* for a special collaborative webinar. This webinar is presented in partnership with our sibling network, Nuestras Voces, as a part of our Tobacco-Related Cancer Project.
We are excited to feature Dr. Natalie Alizaga, Assistant Professor of Psychology Department at Cañada College as our presenter on this webinar.
Dr. Alizaga’s research assesses factors that influence tobacco and cancer-related health cognitions and behaviors among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, low-income populations, and racial/ethnic minorities.
Join us to learn about health disparities in Latinx LGBTQ populations and how to access tailored outreach materials from our Networks.
Grandfamilies Social Worker
The Family Service of Marion and Harrison Counties, Inc.
- Position Summary:
This position provides specialized case management and support services to grandparents raising grandchildren as specified in the “The Healthy Grandfamilies Project.” This program is funded by United Way funds. This project will offer grandfamilies a series of 9 workshops delivered in Marion and Taylor Counties combined with case management services over a 6-month period per cohort. Workshops will be delivered through The Family Service. Social Worker will provide the intervention’s case management component. The Social Worker will be involved in all phase of the project as specified below.
- Reports To: Counselor I
- Personal: The Social Work position requires:
- An interest in people, sensitivity, warmth in relationships, integrity, and flexibility.
- Professional discipline.
- The insight and capacity to mature.
- An interest in the field of casework and the willingness to continue adding to professional abilities and competence.
- Valid West Virginia Driver’s License
- Must be able to pass a criminal background and abuse registry check and prior employment background check.
- Professional: The following requirements are necessary:
- A BSW degree plus experience working with grandfamilies preferred.
- West Virginia Social Work License required.
- Experience in direct practice with individuals, families, and groups.
- A working knowledge of therapeutic theory and of sociological concepts related to the family; and knowledge of individual and family psychology; family pathology; and family centered casework treatment.
- The ability to apply this knowledge to practice.
- The ability to exercise independent casework judgment.
- Facility in verbal and written communication.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a positive collaborative relationship among staff.
- Duties and Responsibilities:
- Collect participant data using the Granfamilies Assessment Form (pre and post), and Action Planning Form
- Provide follow-up home and phone visits with participants following their completion of the participant workshops to assist them in implementing their Action Plans.
- Refer families to community resources as needed.
- Help families develop Action Plans as part of their participation in the workshop.
- Help families revise Action Plans as needed.
- Assist participants in making arrangements for transportation and child care as needed to facilitate their participation in the workshops.
- Help families phase out of the project at the end of 6 months by helping them transition to community programs services as specified in their Action Plans.
- Attend and participate in statewide, regional, and local meetings and trainings as required to improve the case management component of the project.
- Community services:
- Develop a good working knowledge of all other community resources in the local areas.
- Conduct initial contacts with all other referral agencies to explain and learn agency functions, referral processes, and to develop coordination with all other agencies in Marion and Harrison Counties, and other referral sources as indicated by the caseload.
- Assist in the overall public relations of the Agency within the community at large.
- Physical Demands
The Social Worker must be able to drive throughout Harrison County and make home visits in a variety of physical locations, some of which might require climbing stairs and walking short distances. Manual dexterity is needed to complete office task such as using a computer and copier.
- Work Environment
The work environment is representative of a typical office setting when not in community. The Social Worker will work out of a designated office where noise levels should not exceed a moderate level.