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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:


Church Relations Officer

-Manage church relations for the agency by communicating our mission to congregations and their leaders throughout the regions of Indiana and Ohio. Will be responsible for coordinating fund raising activities for agency initiatives and programs, and will provide oversight of our volunteer program. This position has a high level of visibility and accountability, and is a “road warrior” position. High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, business or related field, and a strong spiritual foundation preferred. Must be comfortable making presentations. Three to five years working in a development department with emphasis on donor cultivation and solicitation is also preferred. Requires above average computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and databases, and business writing. Must possess demonstrated leadership capacity and business acumen, exceptional communication and relationship building skills. 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.


Director of Continuous Quality Improvement

-Responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program and managing outcomes by applying total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes. Reporting to the CEO, the CQI Director 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 laws such as HIPAA. Also, assures that agency-wide CQI initiatives are focused and aligned on improving operational and program efficiencies and effectiveness. Provides leadership in incident reviews, including investigations, corrective action and reporting neglect and/or abuse to Child Protective Services. Directly supervises the CQI Assistant, Administrative Support Associate, and has dotted line supervision for the Admissions Coordinator. The incumbent in this position will serve as an active participant of the agency’s leadership team. This position has a high level of visibility and accountability. -MSW or MA degree with emphasis in mental and/or behavioral health care and a minimum of three (3) years experience related to serving children and families. Management and quality control experience a must. Experience in Medicaid billing and file auditing preferred. 2-5 years experience managing outcomes with an understanding of residential treatment, outpatient, and home based environments preferred. Ideal candidates will possess 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

Human Resources Recruiter

-Under general supervision from the Human Resource Director, designs and implements overall recruiting strategy. Responsible for managing full life cycle recruitment, assisting with retention of staff, promoting diversity, developing relationships internally and externally, networking in the community, training/presentations, analytical reporting, and assisting with on boarding and new hire orientation. Responsible for delivering all facets of recruiting success throughout the agency. This position plays a critical role in ensuring Wernle is hiring the best possible talent. Maintains compliance with COA standards; state, federal and other applicable regulations, and Wernle policies and procedures. 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


Manager of Outpatient and Home Based services

-Develop outpatient and home based services programs. Provide administrative supervision to therapist and case management staff. -Must have at least 2 years of supervisory experience, community relations and development skills, and an understanding of the Child Welfare System. Licensure as a clinical social worker (LCSW) preferred; Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) preferred. Credentialed Sexually Abusive Youth Clinician (CSAYC) preferred. 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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