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Central Clinic Behavioral Health 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.

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Adult

Administrative Assistant

Duties:  Full-time, Administrative Assistant duties at a mental health agency. Job duties include: answering patient calls, scheduling, record keeping, sending out mailings, providing assistance with managing data and reporting, coordination with clinical staff, ability to multi task in a fast-paced environment, and work within team environment.

Requirements:  The equivalent of a High School Diploma required; 3-5 years of office work experience preferred. Proficient in Excel and Word.  Applicant must have strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills as well as people skills required. Experience working in the mental health field preferred but not required.

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

Adult Mental Health Therapist needed to provide culturally competent outpatient clinical services to adult clients with mental health issues.

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 and clients with mental health and substance abuse co-occurring disorders. Must submit necessary documentation in a timely manner and meet productivity/UR targets. Will follow up on treatment recommendations and make appropriate referrals. Will participate in training to strengthen effective delivery of services to individuals, families and groups, work collaboratively with multidisciplinary team. Participate in division and/or agency team committees, task force or projects as designated. Good organizational and time management skills are needed. Willing to provide telehealth services, as needed.

Qualifications:  Must have Ohio License in Social Work or Counseling.  Independent licensure is 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

Case Manager

Full-time position (M-F; 40 hours per week) for experienced case manager to assist child clients with mental health issues within schools and the community.

Duties:  Full-time position providing direct case management services to assist child clients with mental health issues to connect with:  community resources, schools, physicians, psychiatric needs, etc.  Case Manager works with multi-disciplinary team in outpatient setting and also helps facilitate a group.

Qualifications:  Must have experience working with school systems and providing services to children and families. Bachelor’s degree is required in a human services or related field, as well as, a minimum of two years of work experience as a case manager in community mental health.  Transportation and good driving record required as well as personal vehicle insurance for bodily injury/property damage liability.  Spanish speaking a plus. 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.

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

Seeking a creative, energetic and team player, who possesses good organizational and time management skills for the Mental Health Therapist position in our Connections for Life and Child and Adolescent Counseling Services program of our Child & Family Treatment Center.

Duties:  Full-time position for licensed therapist to provide assessment and co- treatment to children ages 2 to 5 with in a cutting-edge trauma program, involving working with a Speech Therapist and Occupational Therapist.  Also, to provide outpatient therapy to children/youth ages 6-18. Candidate must work well in a collaborative setting.

Qualifications:  Must have a Counseling or Social Work license in Ohio. Experience with young children and a background in trauma treatment as well as good organizational and time management skills are 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.

Contract Mental Health Therapist

Seeking a creative, energetic and team player to be part of our Young Child Institute Program at the Child and Family Treatment Center at Central Clinic Behavioral Health.

Duties:  Contract (2-3 evenings; 5 hours minimum and 10 hours maximum per week) position for licensed counselor or social worker to provide counseling to children ages 0-5, within our community behavioral health agency.  Position involves collaboration with case managers and medication providers.  Good organizational and time management skills are needed.

Qualifications:  Must have an LPC or LSW, independent licensure preferred, in Ohio.  Must have provided mental health services to children.  Spanish speaking a plus.

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.

Therapeutic Mentor

The Therapeutic Mentoring Program is a highly effective community-based program that services children/youth (7-17 years old) with the greatest risk for juvenile delinquency, negative relationships, academic failure, and poor decision-making.  The children/youth served all have mental health diagnoses and are involved in multiple systems: Child Welfare, Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Juvenile Justice.  This program provides a combination of innovative interventions customized to meet the specific needs and issues of each young person who is being mentored.  Mentors teach, coach, and aid children/youth and families in developing and practicing specific skills while addressing behavioral, emotional, and developmental needs.   Mentoring takes place in the community and children/youth are matched with a mentor to help provide a transformative one-on-one relationship.

Duties:  Contract position paying $16 – $18 per hour.  The amount paid per hour is determined upon travel distance.  Be a consistent, positive presence in the life of the mentee, help the mentee identify his/her innate character strengths and apply those strengths to every day life, directly work with the mentee in developing essential life skills in a community setting, especially those delineated on the ISP and service ticket.  Be a collaborative, supportive team player with the mentee’s family and therapeutic service providers while maintaining professional boundaries at all times, bring your own unique set of strengths, skills and abilities to your individual work with the mentee.  Have fun while learning together with your mentee.

Qualifications:  Must have High School Diploma or Equivalent.  Experience working in the mental health field is preferred.  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.

CDC

Behavioral Health Therapist – Full Time – Hamilton, OH

Seeking a creative, energetic team player to be part of our Counseling Program at CDC Behavioral Health Services in Hamilton, OH.

Duties:  Full time position for a licensed clinician with expertise in substance use/abuse, domestic violence and co-occurring disorders to provide behavioral health assessment, individual and group 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.

Qualifications:  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.

Behavioral Health Therapist – Full Time – Middletown, OH

Seeking a creative, energetic team player to be part of our Counseling Program at CDC Behavioral Health Services in Middletown, OH.

Duties:  Full time position for a licensed clinician with expertise in mental health, substance use/abuse, domestic violence and co-occurring disorders to provide behavioral health assessment, individual and group 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.

Qualifications:  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 mental health 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.

Behavioral Health Therapist – Part Time – Middletown, OH

Seeking a creative, energetic team player to be part of our Counseling Program at CDC Behavioral Health Services in Middletown, OH.

Duties:  Part time (20 hours per week) position for a licensed clinician with expertise in mental health, substance use/abuse, domestic violence and co-occurring disorders to provide behavioral health assessment, individual and group 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.

Qualifications:  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 mental health 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.

Court Clinic

Assessment Specialist/Counselor – CCRS/TASC

Assessment Specialist/Counselor position at Court Clinic CCRS/TASC (40 hrs. per week, Monday-Friday)

Duties:  Complete co-occurring (mental health/SUD) assessments of referred criminal justice clients to determine eligibility to Court Clinic Recovery Services/TASC and behavior groups; preparing assessment summaries; provide clinical services, such as individual therapy and group counseling; and provide case management.

Qualifications:  Ohio license in social work or counseling is required; independent license is preferred. Also, knowledge of SUD and criminal justice system 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.

Assessment Specialist/Counselor – CCRS/TASC

Assessment Specialist/Counselor position at Court Clinic CCRS/TASC (40 hrs. per week: Monday – Friday (7:30 AM – 4:00 PM).

Duties:  Complete co-occurring (mental health/SUD) assessments of referred criminal justice clients to determine eligibility to Court Clinic Recovery Services/TASC and behavior groups; preparing assessment summaries; provide clinical services, such as individual therapy and group counseling; and provide case management services as well.

Minimum Qualifications:  Social Work or Counseling license in the state of Ohio is required; knowledge of MH, SUD and criminal justice system needed.

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.

Forensic Examiner

Seeking licensed clinical psychologist to perform court-ordered diagnostic evaluations on adult offenders.  (Full Time preferred).

Duties:  Conduct diagnostic evaluations for persons referred to the clinic, including face-to-face interviews, collecting collateral information, and administering/interpreting psychological testing. Provide expert testimony, as required.  Consult with attorneys, probation and court officials as needed.  Prepare written report of findings/recommendations.  Meet productivity requirements and complete necessary documentation according to agency policy. Participate in training of professional staff (as needed).

Qualifications:  Forensic experience is required.  All applicants should be comfortable providing diagnostic assessments resulting in written reports to Courts.  Applicant must be a clinical psychologist licensed in Ohio.

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.

MHAP

CANS Assessment Specialist

Duties:  Completion of CANS assessments for child consumers involved with the Hamilton County child welfare system. Must possess knowledge of the DSM-5; ability to formulate treatment summaries and recommendations; knowledge of the Hamilton County public mental health, substance use, and child welfare system; the ability to interact sensitively with persons from diverse backgrounds; Strong facilitation skills with effective listening; Provides decision support to help identify approaches that address youth and family needs while building on their strengths and helping to achieve a collaborative, consensus-based assessment, including level of care and service planning.  Must possess organizational skills that allow for an effective response to deadlines, and a willingness to complete assessments in the community setting.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or other mental health related field, and Ohio licensure.  Prior child welfare experience or demonstrated knowledge of the child welfare system.  Experience in working with persons with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.

Preferred Qualifications:  Independent Licensure and Licensure/certification in chemical dependency and CANS certification.

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.

Assessment Specialist

Duties:  An Assessment Specialist is needed to complete comprehensive behavioral health assessments of adult and child consumers.  The Assessment Specialist will also collaborate with mental 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, to have knowledge of the Hamilton County public mental health system.   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 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.

Health Coach/Transitional Case Manager – Keys to Health

The Keys to Health program within the MHAP Division of Central Clinic provides care coordination for adult residents of Hamilton County who have severe mental and chronic physical health issues and struggle with managing physical health needs and recommendations.  The Keys to Health team works with these clients to help them stabilize physical health conditions and assist with connection to ongoing community resources.   In addition to the small Keys case load, the Health Coach position will also provide transitional case management services to traditional MHAP clients.  These case management clients are open with MHAP for a short term period of time before being connected to an ongoing provider in the community for long term care.

Duties:  Assisting clients with attending scheduled physical health appointments and following through with treatment recommendations.  Monitoring client compliance with health and wellness recommendations.   Aiding case management clients with transitioning to community service providers.  Provide transportation of clients in personal vehicle.   Complete required paperwork and data entry.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in mental or physical health related field with experience in working with clients with severe mental and chronic physical illness.  Ability to work within confines of a team as well as independently as needed.   Successful candidate will possess strong relationship skills, be well organized, flexible, self-starter, and have strong problem-solving ability.   Case management experience preferred.   Good driving record and personal vehicle insurance for bodily injury/property damage liability required.

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.

Transitional Case Manager – FAIR

Duties:  Full-time position providing case management services.  Identifies available community resources to assist clients in obtaining needed services and collaborates with professionals from multiple systems to address treatment needs; Works effectively with community agencies to transition clients from FAIR to other service providers; Works collaboratively with the client and/or family, Mental Health Assessors, and other professionals to develop and implement ISP goals; and employs goal oriented problem-solving techniques to assist clients.

Qualifications:  Candidate must have effective communication skills, the ability to interact professionally with persons from diverse backgrounds and possess knowledge of the Hamilton County public mental health system and other community resources. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a related mental health field; Requires reliable transportation and personal vehicle insurance for bodily injury/property damage liability.

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.

Juvenile Court Assessment Specialist

Duties:  An Assessment Specialist is needed to complete comprehensive behavioral health assessments for child and adolescent consumers and their families who have been identified as eligible for diversion.  This role may also provide short-term crisis intervention services.  The Assessment Specialist will collaborate with juvenile court, mental health, and community providers to develop treatment recommendations to meet consumer needs.

The Assessment Specialist will also assist with service referrals to community partners and providers, maintain data and produce reports.  The Assessment Specialist will be a part of a collaborative team for further development of the Assessment Center and will also be part of a team of clinical reviewers to ensure standards in practice are met. Weekly supervision is also offered in a team-based setting. This full time position has been created in collaboration with Hamilton County Juvenile Court and will be based at 264 William Howard Taft Road.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in counseling, social work, or other mental health related field; and current Ohio licensure.  Experience with the DSM 5, working with families who have experienced domestic violence, and knowledge of the Hamilton County public behavioral health system will be helpful.

Assessors meet with diverse individuals from all backgrounds and will be expected to provide trauma informed care. Organizational skills are needed, as well as the ability to make sound clinical decisions to facilitate client’s immediate access to services.  LSW, LISW, LISW-S, LPC, LPCC, and LPCC-S are all desirable.

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