Job Opportunities

Mental Health Professional

Children's Bureau of New Orleans is currently seeking a Licensed Master Level Social Worker or Counselor (LMSW or PLPC) for our Mental Health Rehabilitation Program. The Mental Health Professional (MHP) position provides community based treatment for children. Services include individual and family counseling, psycho-education and community support services to children with moderate to severe mental health problems. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. The position requires flexibility, which may include evening or weekend work. A drug screen and criminal background check are required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in a mental health profession (social work, counseling, or related field)

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior work experience in MHR or with the treatment of children is preferred.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to the following email address: jobs@childrensbureaunola.org.Please include: Mental Health Professional in the subject line.

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Bilingual Mental Health Professional

Children's Bureau of New Orleans is currently seeking a Licensed Master Level Social Worker or Counselor (LMSW or PLPC) for our Mental Health Rehabilitation Program. The Bilingual Mental Health Professional (MHP) position provides community based treatment for children. Services include individual and family counseling, psycho-education and community support services to children with moderate to severe mental health problems. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. The position requires flexibility, which may include evening or weekend work. A drug screen and criminal background check are required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in a mental health profession (social work, counseling, or related field)

Must be fluent in English & Spanish languages

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior work experience in MHR or with the treatment of children is preferred.

Application Instructions: Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to the following email address: jobs@childrensbureaunola.org. . Please include: Bilingual Mental Health Professional in the subject line.

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Licensed Mental Health Clinician- Jefferson Children’s Advocacy Center

Children’s Bureau of New Orleans in partnership with the Jefferson Children’s Advocacy Center (JCAC) is currently seeking a licensed clinical professional (LCSW , LPC, or LMFT) to provide trauma-focused, mental health services to child victims of physical and sexual abuse and child witnesses to violent crimes. Duties for this position include, but are not limited to providing weekly individual counseling sessions to a caseload of child abuse victims/witnesses ages 4-17, providing parenting support, resources and psychoeducation to non-offending parents/caregivers about common reactions of trauma in children, conducting home and school visits as necessary, being an active participant in the Jefferson Parish Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) involved in child abuse cases as well as attending bi-weekly team meetings in order to help better coordinate services for child abuse victims.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in mental health profession (social work, counseling)
  • Ability to clinically conceptualize a variety of cases including complex trauma, challenging behaviors issues, attachment problems, and other issues associated with victims of child abuse and their families.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population of clients using an evidence-based, trauma-focused clinical approach.
  • Ability to organize and manage time independently.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to help clients navigate different systems involved throughout the process of child abuse investigation and prosecution including the forensic medical exam, criminal justice system and DCFS (child protection).
  • Flexibility to allow for working with families and community members outside of regular business hours (occasionally).
  • Must have reliable transportation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • LCSW, LPC or LMFT
  • Experience providing community- based services
  • Experience with the criminal justice/ court system
  • Working knowledge of child development and effects of trauma

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@childrensbureaunola.org
. Please include: Licensed Mental Health Clinician- JCAC in the subject line.

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Bilingual Intake Specialist (Part-time)

Children's Bureau of New Orleans is seeking a Part-time Bilingual Mental Health Intake Specialist (Social Worker or Counselor) to conduct telephone and/or in-person interviews with potential clients in need of mental health services. The position requires the ability to establish rapport, gather information pertinent to the presenting problem, assess for potential clients in crisis, and provide information regarding agency programs and services including referral to community resources as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be fluent in English & Spanish languages

Good oral and written communication skills

Master's Degree in a mental health profession (social work, counseling, or related field)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with children and their families

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to the following email address: jobs@childrensbureaunola.org. Please include: Bilingual Intake Specialist in the subject line.