Somali Qualified Mental Health Professional - ADAMH Board of Franklin County

Website The Buckeye Ranch

Now offering a $1,000 hiring bonus

The Buckeye Ranch is seeking a Qualified Mental Health Professional to join our Somali Outreach team! The Mental Health Professional will provide services to our youth that may be struggling with behavioral, mental health, or various family dynamics.

Schedule: Full-time, Exempt (Monday-Friday, some evenings required)

Location: Whitehall, and Westside of Columbus

What you’ll do:

Complete referrals for programming and assist families in completing regular diagnostic assessments as needed.
Participate as an actively contributing member of treatment teams, departmental committees, large group supervision, and other Ranch and external working groups as assigned or appropriate
Maintains regular contact with individuals, families, and other treatment providers. Appointments must be made at times that families can participate; evening work is expected.
Provides support and education to refugee clients and families during the resettlement process while also evaluating the families current support system.
Assist the client and family in learning how to cope with current circumstances, cultural adjustment or assimilation, or mental health needs.
Help families link with community Refugee resources and programs that are tailored to the Refugee population with the goal of preserving the family.
Provide support to our partner schools, (lunch bunch groups, peer groups, academics assistance) classroom assistance.
Organize recreational activities for summer and school breaks.
Intervene on the behalf of the client and family as they navigate through agencies and systems.
Serving as the primary point of communication to families, and internal and external clients.
Coordinate workshops, presentations, and other regularly scheduled prevention activities.

Who you are:

You have a bachelor’s degree in human services
You have an active driver’s license and proof of car insurance
You are fluent in both Somali and English
You preferably have previous experience as a Mental Health Specialist, Behavior Aide, Counselor, Therapist, or Social Worker

Where you’ll be:

Somali Outreach Mental Health Specialist is in Whitehall, OH
Position requires community travel and occasional client home visits

Our Benefits:

The Buckeye Ranch maintains a diverse and inclusive work environment
Non-profit student loan forgiveness program
Continuing education and supervision to clinical licensed staff
Generous paid time off and paid holidays
Medical, dental, vision, life, 401-k plan, short and long-term disability
Education Assistance

Learn about The Buckeye Ranch:

The Buckeye Ranch opened as a treatment center for 10 young men and has now transitioned into one of the country’s leading providers of emotional, behavioral, and mental health services for children and families. Each day, more than 2,350 youth are in Ranch care, receiving services designed to help them become successful within their families, schools, and communities. Today, The Buckeye Ranch operates from six different locations to better serve clients in Central and Southwestern Ohio. We pride ourselves on offering specialized programming designed to meet the needs of our clients and their families. Our staff of dedicated Ranch professionals is committed to helping each youth and family achieve their goals. Since the beginning, The Buckeye Ranch mission has been, restoring hope and providing healing for children, youth, and families.

Applicants are considered for all positions in accordance with statutes and regulations concerning non-discrimination based on race, ancestry, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, non-disqualifying disability, veteran status, or other protected classification. The Buckeye Ranch is an equal opportunity employer, as well as a substance and tobacco free workplace. All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory pre-employment drug screen including TB, reference checks, criminal background investigation, and applicable required licensing.

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