Careers

We remain laser-focused on our mission so that each person we treat knows there is hope.

hope starts here

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.

Admin
Adult

Administrative Assistant

Duties:  Full-time, Administrative Assistant position at a mental health agency. Job duties include: reception duties, answering patient calls, scheduling, record keeping, sending out mailings, providing assistance with managing and reporting data, collaboration with other staff. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and work with a diverse population.

Requirements:  The equivalent of a High School Diploma required associate or bachelor’s degree in social science or administrative science preferred. 3-5 years of office work experience preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office.  Applicant must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills. 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.

Child
CDC
Court Clinic

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

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

Triage Clinician

Duties:  Hiring a full-time Triage Clinician to oversee transitional housing opportunities for individuals diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness.  The Triage Clinician will collect clinical information, determine level of care, authorize to treatment facilities, and work in a multidisciplinary team to actively coordinate the ongoing care of authorized clients. This role requires weekly case staffing with providers and clients, as well as daily collaboration in a fast-paced team centered environment, utilization review, and discharge planning.  The Triage Clinician will manage crisis phone calls, act as liaison and consultant with provider agencies, provide resource information to community providers including case managers, screen, assess, and coordinate Mental Health Probate Court hospital admissions as needed.

Requirements:  Relevant experience in assessing the symptoms and needs of adults and children with severe and persistent mental illness. Knowledge of community mental health services, working knowledge with persons with chemical dependency.  Hospital or case management experience is helpful.  Candidates will have basic computer skills and good communication skills, as well as a compassionate approach to working with others. This role requires relevant experience in the community mental health field, Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, or other related field preferred.  Ohio Licensure preferred.

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.