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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:

Case Manager 

-Locates, coordinates and monitors a variety of services and support functions that meet the needs of residents in compliance with COA standards and state, federal, agency and all other applicable rules and  regulations. Monitors individual/group behavior interventions to assess needs of residents and unit staff. Monitors residents’ participation in treatment programs outside of the residential unit and the supporting documentation. Researches and obtains resources necessary to implement group components. Facilitates skill-building groups designed for unit residents. Trains and supports unit staff to ensure their ability to conduct groups and facilitate other program components. Facilitates and participates in resident case reviews. Writes caseload reports; documents case management notes. Communicates with family regarding resident’s progress and response to treatment. Acts as liaison between resident’s family and referring agency. Coordinates resident’s parent visitations and family therapy sessions. Communicates with and provides referring agencies with resident’s progress reports. Attends court hearings and provides testimony concerning resident progress and response to treatment. Works with therapists to ensure sessions take place as scheduled and/or needed and that supporting documentation is completed. Click here for a full job description.

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

- 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

-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, 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. Master’s or Bachelor’s degree from accredited school, and three to five years of relative experience. Must have experience in Medicaid billing and file auditing. 2-5 years experience managing outcomes with an understanding of residential treatment, outpatient, and home based environments preferred.  Ideal candidates will possess experience working in the non-profit sector, demonstrated leadership capacity and business acumen, management and program development; exceptional communication and relationship building skills, and ability to work well under pressure and forge successful teams.  Click here for a full job description.



-Maintain day to day operations of health services department to ensure treatment provisions of residents(adolescents, ages 6-21) 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.
-Hours 2:00pm - 10:00pm, alternating weekends (1 on, 1 off), On-call scheduled (Once a week), and rotating holidays. 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.


Therapist (6 positions)

- 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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