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Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center is a family focused, child centered agency providing opportunities for the growth, development and treatment of troubled children and their families - individually, interpersonally, and socially - through strengths-based, trauma informed programming.

Our agency seeks to fill the following positions:

Clinical Director

Responsible for overseeing, developing, maintaining, and evaluating Clinical department programs to ensure appropriate admissions and service delivery and to meet Wernle’s goal of providing the highest quality of care to youth and families. Provides supervision and training to Therapists and Case Managers, and serves as an active participant of the agency’s leadership team. This position has a high level of visibility and accountability. Licensed Psychologist (HSPP) and licensure as a clinical social worker (LCSW) required; Master’s degree with at least 3-5 years of progressively responsible non-profit program management experience. Proven experience understanding and demonstrating ability to generate revenues for clinical services. Experience in Medicaid billing preferred. Credentialed Sexually Abusive Youth Clinician (CSAYC) preferred. Must be experienced with child psychology and sexual offenders and have experience in performing psychological evaluations for ages 10-21 years old. Click here for a full job description.

Development Intern (Fall Semester)

Provides management and oversight of all aspects of donor database and donor communications. Manages grant research and coordination of annual and bi-annual representative meetings. Provides administrative support for development department as coordinated by development manager. Performs all responsibilities in compliance with COA standards and state, federal, agency and all other applicable rules and regulations, and Wernle policies and procedures. Click here for a full job description.

Dietary Associate

Participates in all aspects of the daily operation of dietary services in compliance with applicable rules and regulations, and Wernle policies and procedures. Prepares meal items, both from scratch and assembly, sets up the serving line, serves meals to residents, and washes dishes, pots and pans. Cleans dining room, including sweeping and mopping floors, cleans kitchen and stockroom, rotates and puts away stock, launders towels, aprons and other linens. Drives Wernle van to deliver food trays on grounds and to parent apartments, assists in maintaining safe, healthy, structured environment for residents in the dining room. Performs other duties as assigned. Click here for a full job description.
Direct Care Staff - Full time and Part Time Positions
(Starting pay $11.00/hour. Consideration will be given for related experience and education.)

Provides leadership and supports implementation of the treatment plan for each resident to address the complex psychiatric, emotional, sexual and behavioral issues coupled with poor impulse control, poor social skills, and deficient coping skills, requiring a highly structured treatment milieu in compliance with COA standards and state, federal, agency and all other applicable rules and regulations. Click here for a part time job description. Click here for a full time job description.

Director of Finance

Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center, located in Richmond Indiana, is seeking a Director of Finance who will be responsible for providing day to day leadership in the finance office. Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Finance will ensure the implementation of the established compliance standards placed on this agency by governing bodies which may include organizations such as Indiana Department of Child Services, Council of Accreditation, and all auditing bodies, IRS regulations and GAAP standards. Also ensures the integrity of accounting, financial and balancing reporting systems and financial infrastructure with risk management at the forefront. In addition, to providing direct oversight of all day-to-day internal accounting and financial reporting functions, this position provides oversight of Facilities Management and Information Technology departments. The incumbent in this position will serve as an active participant of the agency’s senior leadership team. This position has a high level of visibility and accountability. Click here for a full job description.

Part-Time LPN

Provides nursing coverage at night, basic first aid, observation/assessment of residents as needed.  Provides quality assurance and other audits of medical records as assigned by Director of Nursing and Director of Quality Assurance. Maintains day to day operations of health services department to ensure treatment provisions of residents as prescribed by consulting physicians, ensuring compliance with COA standards, state and federal , and other applicable regulations along with Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center policies and procedures. Click here for a full job description.

Maintenance Worker

Under limited supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled work in the maintenance of Wernle property. Maintains and repairs physical structures of buildings, vehicle fleets and maintains grounds. Performs all responsibilities in compliance with COA standards and state, federal, agency and all other applicable rules and regulations, and Wernle policies and procedures. Click here for a full job description.


Major Gift Officer

The Major Gifts Officer works closely with the Chief Executive Officer and the Director of Marketing & Special Events to develop and implement strategy for individual major gift donor relationship management (manage, nurture, upgrade) to meet short and long-term goals of the department. Responsible for managing relationships with approximately 300 existing and major donor prospects (segregating the top 150 into face-to-face solicitation, cultivation and stewardship) determined to have the ability to make gifts at or above $25,000. The primary objective of the Major Gifts Officer is to develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donors’ interests, passions and values. The Gift Officer will be expected to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward these relationships from local, regional and national donors, while maintaining compliance with COA standards; state, federal and other applicable regulations, and Wernle policies and procedures. Click here for a full job description.

Meridian Behavior Clinician

Provides clinical casework, and group work services to clients and their families by interviewing clients in crisis situations involving social, emotional and substance abuse. Assesses and evaluates cases and prepares and implements treatment and case management plans. Counsels clients, assisting them to identify and resolve problems and make effective use of resources. Organizes and conducts support groups for clients. Works closely with families of clients and provides appropriate clinical services to family members including individual counseling and group work. Click here for a full job description.

Nurse Practitioner

Serves as an advanced practice nurse and as the resident's primary healthcare provider. Assists with providing all aspects of resident care, including evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, management, and consultation of general medical problems. Works in both inpatient and outpatient situations and performs independently and/or as part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team. Implements therapeutic treatment plans in residential setting in compliance with COA standards and state, federal, agency and all other applicable rules and regulations. Click here for a full job description.

RN Supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of nursing personnel in the residential units, participates in planning work of assigned units and coordinates activities with other residential care units and related departments. Ensures that patients' needs are met and evaluates unit nursing care and performance. Requires a bachelor's degree in nursing, certification as a registered nurse (RN), and 3-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures as identified in ANA nursing standards. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. Click here for a full job description.


Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center is seeking a qualified candidate for a part-time, salaried position, or a full-time or part-time contractual position, providing outpatient/home-based service for individual, group, and family therapy. The ideal candidate will have experience conducting comprehensive Bio-Psycho-Social assessments of children and adolescents, risk assessments, and in developing detailed treatment plans and behavior interventions. Click here for a full job description.


Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center.
For Consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter, and completed Application for Employment to: Human Resources
The Predictive Index Survey must also be completed. This is a required step in the hiring process. Please click here to complete the survey.

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