CenterStone Kentucky Social Worker/Therapist School Based Services in Louisville, KY

Institution: CenterStone Kentucky

Location: Louisville, Ky

Category: Social Worker/Therapist  

Posted: 10/15/19

Type: Full-Time

Online App Form:—School-Based-Services_JR-004286



At Centerstone, our mission is delivering care that changes people’s lives. For over 60 years, Centerstone has been providing community-based behavioral health care, substance-abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. We’re committed to bringing passionate and customer experience-focused individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think you’re a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunity below and submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Description:

Under moderate supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations, including administration of a variety of therapy techniques and programs.

Under board approved LCSW supervision, the social worker will follow the Kentucky Board of Social Work mandates as it pertains to face-to-face clinical supervision.


Performs clinical services, including intakes and a variety of therapy programs and techniques such as group, individual, and family therapy, expressive therapy, crisis intervention, psychodrama and modeling.

Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc.

Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.

Collaborates with external agents including CHR, school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions.

Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development.

Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc.

Conducts case presentations and consultations with other agencies regarding programs and services offered.

Formulates clinical diagnosis for both mental health and substance abuse.

Formulates a clinical treatment plan to be followed for interventions.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


Master’s degree in Social Work and licensed as a certified social worker (CSW)

Understanding of Kentucky’s board of social work laws and regulations regarding clinical practices


Three to six months of related internship or practicum experience.

Knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior,  and treatment modes

Case load with varying levels of client disability and need

Knowledge of community resources and CKY services


Occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families

Normal work tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.

Position at times may require incumbent to remain on twenty-four hour call.

Reliable transportation for frequent travel between work sites

Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation.  Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.


Knowledge of normal growth and development and of culture/ethnicity relevant to age groups/populations served

Use results of assessments, reassessments, including client strengths and preferences, to construct a case conceptualization

Apply DSM 5 criteria to diagnose mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders

If substance use disorder is primary, assesses the readiness of client for treatment via stage of change

Utilize case conceptualization and problem areas to guide development and collaboration with clients to build individualized Treatment Plans

Utilize EBPs and clinical techniques in sessions

Measures client progress towards Treatment Plan goals and objectives throughout treatment course

Assess and manage client risk and additional adjunctive services with appropriate and congruent interventions and collaboration

Assess client’s measurable progress towards goals/minimum discharge criteria and discharging client when they have met minimum discharge criteria

Utilize Treatment Team and supervision to address client case conference needs

Manages client caseload and services to maximize direct care client time and reach expected productivity targets

Understand role of OTRs to appropriately represent client need for services required for authorization

Time Type:

Full time

Delivering Care that Changes People’s Lives starts with our employees. As a Centerstone employee there are many perks to enjoy. Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for with Centerstone.

Health & Wellness

  • Medical Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability – Company Paid
  • Wellness Programs – Company Paid

Financial Wellbeing

  • Competitive Compensation Packages
  • Life Insurance – Company Paid
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance – Company Paid
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching
  • Retirement and Financial Planning Services
  • Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless, Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness)

Career Development and Growth

  • At Centerstone training is one of our highest priorities. We provide company paid professional training for various skills, certifications, and continuing education
  • Opportunities for growth and movement – We encourage our employees to consider new growth opportunities with us and have a 5 state footprint for those looking to relocate geographically
  • Leadership Academy for our rising stars, supervisors, and leaders
  • Centerstone Research Institute and Center for Clinical Excellence teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes

Work Life Balance

  • Paid Time Off – Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal Days, Etc. (Paid Holidays)
  • Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life Balance
  • Employee Assistance Program – assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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