Careers

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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

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. 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.

Qualifications:  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.

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CDC

Behavioral Health Therapist – 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 (40 hours per week) for a licensed clinician with expertise in mental health, 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.

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 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
MHAP

Keys to Health Transitional Case Manager – FAIR

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:  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 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 Assessment Specialist – FAIR

Duties: Completion of Behavioral Health assessments for adult and 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 abuse, and child welfare system; the ability to interact sensitively with persons from diverse backgrounds; must be able to independently form sound, clinical-decisions to facilitate client’s immediate access to services (as appropriate); must possess organizational skills that allow for an effective response to deadlines, and a willingness to complete assessments in the community setting.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or other mental health related field, and Ohio licensure.  Eligibility for independent licensure, plus prior 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.

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

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.