Careers

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Central Clinic Behavioral Health, a 501[c][3] nonprofit organization, is a leader in delivering the right behavioral health treatment at the right time. Our clinicians and support staff of over 300 stays laser-focused on our mission so that each person we treat knows there is hope. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. Central Clinic Behavioral Health has a salary structure commensurate with experience and a generous benefit package. If you think your talent and expertise would fit our needs, please click on a tab below to view the current employment opportunities. Here is some brief information about our five divisions so you can determine the right employment fit for you:

Adult Services supports adults who struggle with severe mental illness. Each person receives individualized services including counseling, case management, group therapy, and prescription-drug management. Many individuals served are connected to our high-impact programs, such as Culturally Responsive Services, Transgender Wellness Program, and the LGBTQ+ Center.

CDC Behavioral Health Services is located in Butler and Clermont counties and provides mental health and substance use assessment and treatment services to children, families and adults. One specialty program is The Family Healing Center, which serves children and their families in Butler and Clermont counties through trauma-focused therapeutic visitation, successfully helping families build the skills necessary to be considered for reunification.

The Child & Family Treatment Center’s primary objective is to help children be emotionally and developmentally prepared to succeed in school and home environments. This is achieved through our evidence-based practices, our direct-service programs, and our school-based prevention services.

Court Clinic provides a variety of evaluation and treatment services for those involved in the criminal justice system. This includes in-depth assessments and treatment of mental health and/or addiction issues. Two of the signature and award-winning program focus on men and women in addiction treatment – Alternative Interventions for Women and Alternative Interventions for Men.

Mental Health Access Point (MHAP) is the front door to the Hamilton County public mental health system; the primary mission is to provide a standardized entry to a system of care that ensures that services are available, accessible and of high quality.

Admin
Adult

Mental Health Case Manager

Duties:  Full time position for Mental Health Case Manager to assist with adult clients with severe mental health issues.

Provide direct case management services to individuals suffering from mental illness. Provide services such as:  symptom monitoring, treatment/service planning, assistance in daily living, supportive services, crisis intervention, linkage/referral/advocacy, and support of client’s self-determination.  Work in a supportive team environment as well as collaborating with a multidisciplinary clinical treatment team. Meet annual service delivery expectations. Provide transportation of clients in personal vehicle, as necessary.  Participate in 24-hour emergency on-call system.

Due to COVID-19 – procedures and PPE supplies are in place, but applicants must be willing to work in the community with clients.  Strong Interpersonal skills and ability to provide support in person and by telehealth.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree is required in a human services or related field.  Transportation and good driving record required as well as personal vehicle insurance for bodily injury/property damage liability.

Send resume attention to: Lisa Steffen, Human Resources Director, 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45229, email Lisa.Steffen@uc.edu, or fax 513-558-3880.

Mental Health Therapist

Duties:  Full Time – 40 hours per week position for OH licensed counselor or social worker to provide diagnostic assessments and individual counseling/psychotherapy services to a diverse caseload of adult clients with mental health disorders. Will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team. Will need to submit timely documentation and meet productivity/UR targets. Training is available for strengthening skills and increasing knowledge about the delivery of services to diverse client population including the LGBTQ+ population. Licensure supervision is available for those not independently licensed. Good organizational and time management skills are needed. Willing to provide telehealth services, as needed.

Requirements:  Must have a master’s degree, and a Social Work or Counseling Ohio License.  Independent license preferred.

Send resume attention to: Lisa Steffen, Human Resources Director, 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45229, email Lisa.Steffen@uc.edu, or fax 513-558-3880.

Child

Mental Health Therapist – Young Child Institute

Duties:  Full time position for licensed counselor or social worker to provide treatment and some assessments for children ages 0-6, within our community behavioral health agency.  Position involves collaboration with case managers, psychologists, medication providers, and other service providers.  Good organizational and time management skills are needed.

Requirements:  Must have an LPC or LSW, independent licensure preferred, in Ohio.  Must have provided mental health services to children.

Send resume attention to: Lisa Steffen, Human Resources Director, 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45229, email Lisa.Steffen@uc.edu, or fax 513-558-3880.

CDC

Office Specialist

Duties:  Full-time, located in Hamilton, OH. Administrative duties include, answering phones, scheduling appointments, record room management and auditing/filing, maintaining several spreadsheets, completing data entry, covering front desk as needed, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  The equivalent of a High School Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, plus 3-5 years of office clerical experience. Applicant must be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Individual must be able to work both independently and with a team.

Send resume attention to: Lisa Steffen, Human Resources Director, 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45229, email Lisa.Steffen@uc.edu, or fax 513-558-3880.

Behavioral Health Therapist

Duties:  Seeking a creative, energetic team player to be part of our Counseling Program at CDC Behavioral Health Services in Hamilton, OH. Full time position for a licensed clinician with expertise in mental health treatment and co-occurring disorders to provide behavioral health assessment and individual counseling services to adults and adolescents in a multi-disciplinary setting. Good organizational and time management skills are needed. Must be able to collaborate well with referral sourced and courts.  Experience with electronic health record is preferred.

Requirements:  Must have master’s degree in social work, counseling or other behavioral health field. Must have Ohio License in Social Work or Counseling and have scope of practice or additional licensure in chemical dependency. Independent licensure is preferred, or applicant can be eligible for independent licensure.  Must have expertise in substance use/abuse.

Send resume attention to: Lisa Steffen, Human Resources Director, 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45229, email Lisa.Steffen@uc.edu, or fax 513-558-3880.

Engagement Specialist

Duties:  Full-time position (M-F; 40 hours per week) for experienced behavioral health specialist to assist patients/clients with engagement in programming and run SUD/case management groups at both our Hamilton and Middletown sites.  Primary office is in Hamilton, Ohio.

Provide direct case management services to all individuals involved with SUD, Mental Health, and Domestic Violence services to help address any barriers to engagement.  Serve as the Client’s Rights officer for CDC.  Complete new intakes and onboarding of all new clients/patients. Provide SUD individual sessions, case management and group coverage as needed.  Assist with linkage/referral/advocacy, and support of client’s self-determination.  Assist clients in applying for benefits and arranging transportation.  Work collaboratively with other agencies involved in client’s care as well as work collaboratively with multidisciplinary clinical team regarding client.  Provide transportation of clients in personal vehicle, as necessary.  Assist with gathering of demographic data as part of the intake process for new clients and provide coverage for the front desk as needed. Participate in various committees within the agency.  Provide drug screening for client/patients as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:  Chemical dependency and/ or mental health license is preferred.  Ideal candidate will be client focused and possess excellent problem-solving skills.  Excellent verbal and written communication are essential. Candidate must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment, be proficient in electronic documentation and managing spreadsheets, as well as have excellent attention to detail. Transportation and good driving record required as well as personal vehicle insurance for bodily injury/property damage liability.

Send resume attention to: Lisa Steffen, Human Resources Director, 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45229, email Lisa.Steffen@uc.edu, or fax 513-558-3880.

Court Clinic

Administrative Assistant – CCRS

Duties:  Full-time position (M-F; 40 hours per week).

Manage front desk which includes answering phones, scheduling, preparing intake packets and assessment folders, preparing, and sending letters to probation officers, entering all referrals into CLAMS and CareLogic, completing quarterly reports for Hamilton County Mental Health & Recovery Services Board for CCRS clients, opening and closing charts, maintaining spreadsheets, ordering office supplies, completing requests for information regarding treatment unit clients from outside agencies, other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:  A High School Diploma or Equivalent and 1-3 years of office work experience.  Proficient in Excel and Word.  Must be able to multi-task, have strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s/Bachelor’s Degree and experience working in the mental health field.

Send resume and cover letter, attention to: Lisa Steffen, Human Resources Director, 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45229, email Lisa.Steffen@uc.edu, or fax 513-558-3880.

MHAP

Behavioral Health Assessment Specialist

Duties:  Behavioral Health Assessment Specialist is needed to complete comprehensive behavioral health assessments of adult and child consumers.  The BHAS will also collaborate with behavioral health and community providers to develop treatment recommendations to meet consumer needs. This role could also provide short-term crisis intervention as appropriate.  Clinicians typically are scheduled to meet with two clients per day, and completed documents are due in three business days.  It is helpful for candidates to have experience working with diagnoses from the DSM 5 including substance cause, and to have knowledge of the Hamilton County public behavioral health system of care. Assessments are mostly completed face to face, with some via telehealth, and some offsite.  Offsite assessments are completed in community locations including local hospitals or the Hamilton County Justice Center.  The BH Assessment Specialist will be a part of a team of clinical reviewers to ensure standards in practice are met. Weekly supervision is also offered in a team-based setting.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s or master’s degree in counseling, social work, or other mental health related field; and current Ohio licensure.  LSW, LISW, LISW-S, LPC, LPCC, and LPCC-S are all desirable.

Send resume and cover letter, attention to: Lisa Steffen, Human Resources Director, 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45229, email Lisa.Steffen@uc.edu, or fax 513-558-3880.

Intake Coordinator – FAIR

Duties:  This full-time position acts as liaison with Hamilton County Job and Family Services Children’s Services Division (HCJFSCS), FAIR, and behavioral health organizations. Receive and process referrals from HCJFSCS.  Review local and state database systems for case information. Utilize central database system for communication with HCJFSCS, FAIR staff, and provider agencies. Receive all diagnostic assessments and provider treatment records and enter information into central database system. Triage referrals, gather information as needed, communicate with clients and caseworkers for appointment scheduling.

Minimum Qualifications:  2- or 4-year college degree in a mental health related field; 2 years’ experience in office work; good computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft applications; typing, filing, basic office skills; excellent communication, organizational, data management and customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in a mental health related field (such as social work, counseling, marriage/family therapist) Licensure/Certification in mental health field or chemical dependency, and experience with child welfare.

Send resume and cover letter, attention to: Lisa Steffen, Human Resources Director, 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45229, email Lisa.Steffen@uc.edu, or fax 513-558-3880.

Behavioral Health Therapist Supervisor – FAIR

Duties:  Full-time position with split duties: providing individual counseling to a diverse caseload of adult clients with open child welfare cases who have behavioral health needs as well as providing supervision to the FAIR team of therapists.  Supervisor will be managing a staff of therapists ensuring appropriate clinical services are provided, documentation is completed timely, and productivity targets are met.  Therapists will be able to appropriately address the unique concerns of this demographic using excellent client engagement skills and evidence based therapeutic interventions.  Therapists will submit necessary documentation in a timely manner, meet productivity targets, follow up on treatment recommendations, make appropriate referrals when necessary, and participate in training to strengthen effective delivery of services to clients.  Therapists will also work collaboratively with other professionals including FAIR staff and HCJFS staff.  Schedule flexibility may be needed.

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s Degree in related mental health field with independent licensure in social work.   Experience providing supervision.  Relevant knowledge of motivational interviewing, mental health and substance abuse. Knowledge of Hamilton County Job and Family Services Children’s Services Division process, and ability to work with culturally diverse families.

Preferred Qualifications:  At least five years of direct practice experience, experience working within the child welfare system.

Send resume and cover letter, attention to: Lisa Steffen, Human Resources Director, 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45229, email Lisa.Steffen@uc.edu, or fax 513-558-3880.

Behavioral Health Consultant – FAIR

Duties:  A full time, salaried position, the role of the Behavioral Health Consultant is to promote best practices in meeting the needs of children and families served in child protective services through delivery of services that are strength-based, and family centered.  The Behavioral Health Consultant will provide on-site consultation according to the Caplan(ian) Model to HCJFS staff on individual cases and programs, with expertise in trauma, families, and behavioral health needs. Recognition, appreciation, and acclimation into the HCJFS system culture. Confer with FAIR and Child Protection Staff regarding reviews and evaluations of medical records, legal documents and requests for proposals.  Liaison with HCJFS’ Multi-System’s Director as an administrative resource. Provide consultation and resources for staff experiencing secondary trauma.  Advocate for necessary services on behalf of children and families.

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or other mental health related field and Ohio eligibility for independent licensure.  Child welfare experience or demonstrated knowledge of the child welfare system. Experience in working with persons with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.  Must have an expertise in trauma and family centered approaches.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or other mental health related field, and Ohio Independent Licensure with supervision designation. Child welfare experience or demonstrated knowledge of the child welfare system.  Behavioral Health expertise in working with persons with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders with licensure.  Must have an expertise in trauma and family centered approaches. Experience as a consultant and familiarity with the Caplan(ian) Model and Systems theory.

Send resume and cover letter, attention to: Lisa Steffen, Human Resources Director, 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45229, email Lisa.Steffen@uc.edu, or fax 513-558-3880.