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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct individual assessments to understand current situation and determine  behavioral and emotional functioning
  • Develop trusting and caring relationship with each client for purposes of encouraging openness and change if needed
  • Identify strengths and capabilities through which to encourage positive improvements and adjustment
  • Assist in contact or collaboration with family members or other community intervention services
  • Make referral to additional community services as needed
  • Conduct group therapy sessions as appropriate
  • Maintain complete and up-to-date files for all clients
  • Attend & participate in team meetings, client staffing, clinical consultations, and other appropriate meetings as assigned
  • Maintain and ensure confidentiality of client communications except when disclosure to authorities is required by law
  • Provide on-call services as needed and agreed


  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related field
  • Licensed Social Worker or LPC
  • Clinical/therapy experience working with children and/or families
  • Knowledge of common mental disorders and behavioral issues, including substance abuse and addictions
  • Knowledge and demonstrated skills with generally accepted therapeutic interventions
  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive, collaborative relationships with clients, families, colleagues and others in the human services field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Works effectively with all agency staff, members, volunteers, clients & families, human service providers, law enforcement, juvenile court(s), schools, and the community at-large to promote a positive, productive ethical culture.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills by using a logical, systematic method for organizing and analyzing information.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Arkansas licensing regulations.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills in both telephone & face-to-face contacts as well as in written documentation.
  • Demonstrates the ability to speak concisely and coherently to community groups during presentations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all OFC services, typical issues and volunteer policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to create and maintain spreadsheets for data collection and tracking.
  • Practices excellent organizational skills.
  • Practices and models conflict resolution skills.
  • Follows OCYFS code of ethics.
  • Demonstrates cultural sensitivity to OFC’s clients and families.

To apply, please submit a résumé to:
ATTN: Human Resources
Ouachita Children, Youth, & Family Services
P.O. Box 1180
Hot Springs, AR 71902

or by email to

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