Social Worker - Cornerstones of Care - Gillis and Ozanam School
Position: Social Worker
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Therapist - School Based Services
Job Location: Ozanam Campus
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Cornerstones of Care - Gillis and Ozanam School
Kansas City, MO 64111
Telephone: 816-508-1700
Job Description:
Position:  Therapist I – Treatment Day School
Salary: $48,000 - $60,000 annually
Job Type: Full Time Salaried Exempt
Provides professional therapy services, including individual, group, and family in addition to crisis management as needed.  Works as part of a treatment team for the client.
Essential Responsibilities
  • Diagnoses client’s problems by collecting and evaluating information about the client’s situation.
  • Develops treatment plan by establishing treatment goals with the client; determining treatment methodologies.
  • Advises client by suggesting and exploring resolutions; discussing progress toward goals.
  • Obtains services by initiating referrals.
  • Monitors progress toward treatment goals by evaluating and adjusting services provided.
  • Assures quality service for clients by enforcing rules; regulations, and legal requirements with clients; documenting events of the therapeutic process in a confidential manner.
  • Maintains agency credibility by establishing working relationships with sponsoring, advisory, and related service agencies.
  • Promotes the agency by ensuring an understanding of program services available for clients; publicizing activities and accomplishments; adhering to a professional code of ethics.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by participating in workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Provides a clinical experience for interns by negotiating learning objectives; supervising practice and caseload management; teaching theory and its application; evaluating skills and personal and professional growth; ensuring identification with the profession.
  • Contributes to team effort by consulting with other professionals; accomplishing related results as needed.
Required Knowledge
  • Computer literate and high knowledge of various computer software programs.
  • Therapeutic techniques and knowledge of community resources.
  • Knowledge of child development, diagnosis, and being trauma-informed
Required Skills or Abilities
  • Ability to engage clients and families.
  • High level of verbal/writing skills.
Minimum Requirements
Education Level: Master’s Degree                            
Other minimum requirements: Professional licensure (e.g. LMSW, PLPC)
Years of Experience: 1 to 3 years
In addition to the above requirements, incumbent must:
  • Complete Sanctuary training in a timely manner;
  • Have a valid driver’s license and proof of current vehicle insurance;
  • Follow all agency policies;
  • Be able to pass State Abuse, Neglect and criminal background checks;
  • Be able to carry out the essential functions of the position with, or without, accommodation. 
  • Perform all job duties in a manner which demonstrates a commitment to Sanctuary values and practices.
  • Demonstrate awareness and understanding of cultural and ethnic diversity of clients, staff and other community partners.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to perform a range of physical motions including, but not limited to:
  • Lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs.
  • Standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time
  • Kneeling, squatting and stooping
BENEFITS: Cornerstones of Care offers a competitive benefits package, which includes: Paid Holiday, Paid Time Away, medical/dental/vision; prescriptions; accident and critical illness insurance; pet insurance; short-term disability; long-term disability; term life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D); health savings account (HSA); flexible spending account (FSA); retirement (401K); employee assistance program (EAP); YMCA membership discounts; Tuition Reimbursement Program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness.  To view a detailed Summary of Benefits please visit our website at and under the heading “About Us” click on “Join Our Team.”

Please contact:  Cornerstones of Care, Human Resources Department
8150 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64114
Phone: (816) 853-1942   Fax: (816) 508-1757
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Cornerstones of Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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