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Agency: STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA - Department of Mental Health-Inpatient Services-Psychiatric Hospitals/Programs and Nursing Homes
Job Title: Program Manager I/Director of Social Work/BPH Adult, Forensic, & Child & Adolescent Services
Closing Date: August 1, 2017
Location: Richland County, South Carolina
Status: Regular Full-Time

Under the general supervision of the G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital (BPH) Clinical Director, manages the operations, administration and clinical supervision of social work services for the BPH's forensic, adult, and child & adolescent services to include the following: adult psychiatric services, forensic psychiatric services and forensic outpatient evaluation services, and child & adolescent psychiatric services-William S. Hall Psychiatric Hospital (WSHPI).  Responsible for administrative oversight and management required to meet statutory mandates, policy, and accreditation/licensing associated with the complex patient populations.  Works closely with BPH leadership, represents BPH at meetings, and builds relationships with community partners. Oversees the Social Work Internship Program.

Salary Range: $50,000.00 - $69,289.00

Minimum and additional requirements:

  • State Requirement: A bachelor's degree and relevant program experience.
  • Agency Requirement: A master's degree from a social work program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and four (4) years of professional social work experience, one (1) of which must have included supervisory or administrative experience. Licensure as LMSW or LISW by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.
  • Note: If any Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position. Salary may vary depending on experience and qualifications.

How to Apply: Applicants may apply at agency.governmentjobs.com/sc/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1605599

Agency: Lutheran Homes
Job Title: Hospice Social Worker (Masters)
Job Requisition Number: 1009
City/Sate: Greenville, SC
Status: Regular Full-Time


  • A graduate of a Master's program in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education preferred.  Current MSW licensure for the state.
  • Minimum of one year's experience in health care, with hospice experience preferred.   Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Demonstrates strong public relations skills.
  • Demonstrates autonomy, organization, assertiveness, and flexibility and cooperation in performing job responsibilities.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.  Must be able to travel throughout the service area.
  • Is able to meet the physical demands of the job including bending, carrying, stooping, walking, and lifting of up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be flexible to assist the hospice program in providing 24 hours, 7 days per week care.  Some evening, night, weekend, and holiday work will be necessary.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively learn and use computer and required software programs to ensure a true and correct electronic medical record for each patient.
  • Must be able to utilize technology appropriately as needed to meet the requirements of the position.

Job Description:

The social worker is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for medical social work services and for adherence to all policies and procedures as outlined by the hospice.

All communities and programs owned and operated by Lutheran Homes of South Carolina, Inc. are drug free, smoke free, and participate in E-Verify.

Click here to learn more and apply.

Job Title: Full-time Therapist - Forensic Interviewer - Advocate
Full-time Therapist with a Master’s degree in counseling, social work or related field; experience working with sexual assault survivors and two years of experience in counseling and clinical licensure preferred. Training in trauma informed care and trauma focused evidence based therapies preferred.
Forensic Interviewer with a Master’s degree and state licensure in a human service field; One year of experience conducting child forensic interviews preferred.  Child First Forensic Interview certification a plus.

Advocate with an Associate’s degree or higher in social services, human services, criminal justice or a related field, Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Two years advocacy experience in social services and knowledge of the dynamics of sexual violence/abuse/incest and the trauma of child victims and their non-offending caregivers preferred.

All positions require excellent communication skills and must be able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and with people who represent diversity in age, ethnicity and cultural backgrounds.

To Apply:
Attn: HR Director, P.O. Box 693, Greenwood, SC 29648 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  EOE
*Beyond Abuse is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization which serves victims of child abuse and sexual assault in Abbeville, Greenwood and Laurens Counties.beyondabuse.info

Agency: Coastal Samaritan Counseling Center
Job Title: Staff Therapist
Description: A staff therapist provides individual, group, couple, and family counseling. He or she participates as a clinical staff team member, shares in staffing and case conferences, performs necessary administrative tasks, and participates in Center community relations.


  1. Professional services
  2. Clinical staff participation
  3. Center administration and development


Professional Services

  • Providing the number of agreed upon clinical hours
  • Maintaining clinical records in keeping with Center policies and procedures
  • Working with the administrative staff to set and collect appropriate fees
  • Representing the standards and practices of their primary professional fields

Clinical Staff Participation

  • Working cooperatively with staff colleagues, consultants, and referring professionals
  • Actively participating in clinical staffing and case consultations
  • Attending administrative staff meetings, staff retreats, and other team building activities      

Center Administration and Development

  • Participating in the development of the Center's referral network
  • Performing administrative and development tasks as assigned
  • Participating in the Center's programs of education, consultation, and community relations


  1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's or doctor's degree in pastoral counseling, psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or equivalent
  2. Clinical training and experience, validated by certification or licensure by the groups corresponding to their fields, including the American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC), American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Academy of Clinical Social Workers (ACSW), and/or full state licensure in psychology, marriage and family therapy, social work, counseling, or medicine
  3. Evidence of having had enough personal therapy to work freely with clients and to protect them from the therapist's own problems
  4. Mastery of a coherent theory and practice of therapy
  5. Ability to use the language and methodology of differential diagnosis and familiarity with the contributions of various diagnostic tests
  6. Ability to assess a client's therapeutic needs, to establish a therapeutic relationship, and to conduct, complete, terminate, and evaluate that therapy
  7. Ability to relate the contributions of various disciplines to the therapeutic task and to make appropriate use of inter-professional collaboration
  8. Ability to integrate religious commitment and therapy practices
  9. Ability to work effectively with religious leaders, congregations, and other community sponsors and resource persons
  10. Ability to help clients deal with theological issues utilizing religious resources within their own belief system
  11. Understanding of the dynamics of religious experience and the implications for pastoral psychotherapy
  12. A willingness to think theologically about the therapeutic task and the relation of therapy to the total task of the religious community
  13. Ability and willingness to develop and cultivate his/her own caseload by representing the Center in the community and relating to referral sources
  14. Ability to establish and maintain appropriate personal and professional relationships and boundaries both within and outside the Center
  15. Participation in a sponsoring or affiliated religious congregation or tradition

To Apply:
Kathy T. Heustess, MSW, LISW-CP
Executive Director
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fax: 843-448-9875
Phone: 843-448-4820

Agency: Dickerson Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC)
Job Title: Therapist, reports to the Director of Clinical Servives and Executive Director
Description: The Therapist will provide appropriate trauma-focused counseling intervention and treatment services for child victims (ages 3 to 18) of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and neglect, in addition to children exposed to domestic violence, drugs and other crimes. In addition, the Therapist will provide appropriate individual, family, and group counseling intervention services to non-offending caregivers of DCAC child clients in conjunction with trauma-focused and evidence-based treatment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or equivalent
  • State licensure is required (i.e. LMSW, LISW, LPC, etc.)
  • Two years training and experience in child abuse (sexual assault/abuse, domestic/dating violence)
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a complex agency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Assessment/treatment and victim advocacy experience
  • Experience providing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with children
  • Completion of a community learning collaborative for TF-CBT (e.g. Project Best)
  • Knowledge of Medicaid and Medicaid policies

To Apply: Please e-mail salary requirements, cover letter and résumé to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Submissions after July 15, 2016 will not be accepted for review.

Agency: South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS).
Job Title: Prevention Consultant
Description: Prevention Synar / Data Coordinator - This project involves a multi-layered approach to bolstering prevention infrastructure for data-driven decision-making.  The position will also work to ensure counties have adequate training and technical assistance to implement the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) model in general primary prevention services and to utilize the summary data reports (State and Local County profiles) and developed by the Sate Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) throughout the state.

Other Specific Duties:
Monitor the prevention data that is entered by the local providers in an online database (IMPACT) and submitted via mail on scan able forms monthly.  Provide technical assistance/trainings as needed and provide quarterly feedback reports to the local providers.

Manages the coordination of the annual SYNAR youth access to tobacco survey to include:  training/technical assistance for local providers assisting with the completion of the study, maintenance of the list of tobacco outlets in SC, implementation of the study, completing the annual report that is submitted to SAMHSA/CSAP by December 31st each year and coordination of the coverage study that is required every 3 years.  Other tasks related to the Synar include managing the STEP incentive program, representing DAODAS on with state-level partners (SLED, DHEC, the SC Tobacco Collaborative, etc.), attending federal trainings/meetings related to Synar as required by the SAPT BG, etc.

Assist the Prevention Coordinator and regional capacity coaches in the provision of training and technical assistance to increase the capacity of the county alcohol and drug abuse authority’s prevention staff members to utilize prevention data in implement the principals of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) model in the provision of primary prevention services.

Provide training and technical assistance to the local county agencies to utilize the summary data reports (State and local county profiles) developed by the State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW).


  • Professional licensure (or eligibility for licensure) as an LPC, LMSW, LISW, or LMFT

To Apply: Inquiries and Resumes can be sent to Josh Caughman (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Please put position title in the subject line.

Agency: Ernest E. Kennedy Center in Goose Creek, SC
Job Title: Regional Capacity Coach

  • Ensure that behavioral health agencies/organizations/coalitions in the region have adequate training, coaching and technical assistance to implement the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) process.
  • Work with behavioral health agencies/organizations/coalitions to develop their readiness for implementation of the SPF; coach through the assessment, capacity, planning, implementation, and evaluation processes.
  • Work with various behavioral health agencies/organizations/coalitions to develop and strengthen effective policy in local communities. 
  • Assist with incorporating cultural competence and sustainability throughout the planning process and throughout the training provisions offered by the Coach.
  • Assist behavioral health agencies/organizations/coalitions with developing appropriate reporting methods to evaluate their effectiveness at achieving desired outcomes.
  • Conduct county site visits with 301 agencies within the region to monitor/chart progress and develop recommendations to address identified challenges.
  • Provide consultations to behavioral health agencies/organizations/coalitions/ and management regarding effective prevention practices and provide recommendations for future planning/implementation.
  • Serve on relevant local, statewide, and national committees.
  • Serve as a liaison between SC DAODAS and statewide behavioral health agencies/organizations/coalitions.
  • This position is expected to work independently with varying hours in a variety of settings to include the host agency and their home.
  • Travel is required for this position.

Position will serve Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton, Jasper and Orangeburg counties

Requirements: Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education; five years of professional experience in Public Health Education or a prevention-related field; and relevant program experience. Must have reliable personal transportation and the ability to travel throughout the region of the state that is being served (as needed) to provide training and technical assistance. Requires strong communication skills (public speaking, training, coaching, etc.) and experience working with community coalitions, mobilization of groups and strong advocacy skills.  Must be a self-starter who can work independently and is highly organized. A master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education is preferred.

Agency: Rebound Behavioral Health
Job Title: Clinical Social Worker
Description: The Clinical Social Worker promotes the mental health of patients through the assessment, development and coordination of clinical care maintaining standards of professional therapeutic practice in accordance with facility policy and procedures, other external governing and credentialing bodies, performance improvement standards and therapeutic standards.  

  • Assesses the patient; collects and documents the patient’s social histories and assures completion of the psychosocial assessment.
  • Formulates individualized plan of care for each patient.
  • Makes necessary contact with community resources to ensure continuity of care.
  • Assures completion of patient outcomes consistent with policy and appropriate patient conditions. 

The Social Worker is responsible for the delivery of care to patients, utilizing the therapeutic process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation; and effectively interacts with patients, family members and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional therapeutic services.

Agency Requirements: A Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling or a related subject area and one years’ experience.

Additional Requirements:

Standard Hours: Full-time or per diem; 0 - 40.0 hours per week

Shift: Days including weekend rotation (may be required to work holidays and extended hours to meet patient care needs)

License or Certification:

  • Current South Carolina licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • AHA BLS certification
  • CPI certification per company policy
  • Valid Drivers’ License required per company policy

Physical Requirements:
Works requires walking, standing, sitting for long periods of time, lifting, reaching, and bending. Must be able to lift 30 pounds in weight, handling office equipment and supplies. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity. May require travel to current or potential provider facility offices. (Use of personal vehicle required). Occasional intermittent noise and exposure to conditions such as dust, fumes and chemicals.

Education, Vocational Training and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work.
  • 2 – 4 years of social services and/or case management experience preferred.
  • Experience with psychiatric patients a plus.

To Apply: Qualified candidates may apply directly at www.reboundbehavioralhealth.com or send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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