Job Opportunities

Mental Health Clinician- Crisis Counselor

Children's Bureau of New Orleans is currently seeking a Master's level clinician for its Crisis Response Program. The Crisis Counselor provides immediate crisis intervention, support, and psychoeducation to families, schools and community-based organizations. The counselor also provides individual counseling services to children and adolescents who have experienced grief and trauma.

This position requires experience in trauma informed care. Training in TFCBT, Psychological First Aid, or PrePare preferred.  This is a full-time position and requires working flexible hours according to the needs of our clients (which may include some evenings and weekends). 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in a mental health profession (social work, counseling)

Transportation and a willingness to conduct home visits

Experience in trauma informed care


Preferred Qualifications:

LCSW, LPC or LMFT License

Training in TFCBT, Psychological First Aid, or PrePare

Experience in working with children and families

Experience in providing community based services


Application Instructions:

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




Bilingual Mental Health Clinician

Children's Bureau of New Orleans is seeking a Fulltime Bilingual Mental Health Clinician for its Project LAST (Loss and Survival Team) program which provides community-based mental health services to children and families who have been impacted by a traumatic event and/or death

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be fluent in English & Spanish languages

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

Experience in grief and trauma work

Experience working with children and families that are victims or witnesses of crime

Available for some evening and weekend work

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in providing community based services


Application Instructions:

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

 

 

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.

 

 

NOCAC Licensed Clinical Professional

Children's Bureau of New Orleans in partnership with the New Orleans Child Advocacy Center (NOCAC) is currently seeking a Licensed Clinical Professional (Social Worker or Counselor) to provide community-based, clinical mental health and case management services to children who have disclosed abuse and their families.


Minimum Qualifications:

LCSW, LPC or LMFT License

2 years of clinical experience in working with children and families

Experience and success in collaborating with other community organizations
T transportation and a willingness to conduct home visits

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in providing community based services

Application Instructions:

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




Project L.A.S.T. Program Director

Children's Bureau of New Orleans is seeking a qualified candidate to direct its Project LAST (Loss and Survival Team) program which provides community-based mental health services to children and families who have been impacted by a traumatic event and/or death.  The Project LAST Director is responsible for the following major tasks: 1) provides oversight for all clinical and administrative functions of the program; 2.) ensures the delivery of high quality clinical services to recipients and their families; 3.) supervises all program staff;  4.) demonstrates knowledge of clinical practice/theories and appropriately applies this knowledge to the program’s objectives;   5.) develops and maintains accountability systems; 6.) manages all data systems and is able to use data to inform program development and processes; 7.) recognizes trends, opportunities and risks that affect program and is able to adjust program strategy accordingly; 8.) provides professional trainings to staff and local community; and  9.) works with community partners and groups to coordinate the delivery of program services.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in a mental health profession (Social Work, Counseling, Psychology)

LCSW, LPC or LMFT License

Clinical supervisory experience in the mental health filed (5 years preferred)  

Administrative supervisory experience in the mental health field (2 years preferred)

Experience working with children

Excellent written and oral skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Board approved supervisor (BACS, LPC-S)

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should send their resume that demonstrates the above minimum qualifications Including all experiences and education related to the advertised position. Applicants should also send a personal statement that indicates their interest in and compatibility with the advertised position. Please send three professional references including name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number. Resume, Cover letter, Personal Statement and References should be sent to the following email address: jobs@childrensbureaunola.org.Please include: Project LAST Program Director in the subject line.

Children’s Bureau is an equal opportunity employer and encourages resumes from culturally and linguistically diverse applicants.

 

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.


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.