The Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) of Alexandria, Virginia seeks a highly motivated, innovative, and visionary leader for the position of the Director of the Center for Children and Families.


The King County Department of Public Defense (Seattle, WA) is accepting applications for full-time public defense mitigation specialists. Work with a team to develop defense strategies, make diagnostic assessments, write mitigation reports, interview clients and family members, and more – all in support of achieving the best possible outcome for our clients. The department provides robust legal representation to indigent clients in felonies, misdemeanors, juvenile defense, family defense (dependency cases), involuntary commitment, and sex offender commitment. We also work with the community to dismantle the systems that oppress our clients, to make the traditional systems that remain as restorative as possible, and to advocate for pathways that will allow our clients to succeed. The department strives to create a flexible workplace culture that is inclusive, respectful, and supportive, premised on a shared anti-oppression framework. Salary: $86,596 - $109,765 + excellent benefits. Closes 11/10/2022.


California State University - Sacramento, Division of Social Work - This opening is for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning with the Spring 2023 semester. The faculty member will have practice experience and expertise in behavioral health and forensics. 


Mitigation Specialist - Law Office of the Cook County (Illinois) Public Defender - Under the general direction of the Mitigation Specialist Supervisor, develops detailed psychosocial biographies of adult and juvenile clients who face incarceration sentences or dispositions. Closes October 19, 2022


The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Oregon (FPD-OR) is accepting applications for a full-time criminal defense Investigator for their Portland office. FPD-OR Investigators work closely with clients and typically carry mixed caseloads. Depending on the needs of the case, investigators identify, investigate, and interview fact and mitigation witnesses and experts; locate and obtain relevant records; work with treatment providers, probation and pretrial services officers, and family members; and assist with proffers, testimonial hearings, and trials (posted 9.22.22)


The Middle District of Alabama Federal Defender Program, Inc., is accepting applications for an attorney in its Capital Habeas Unit (CHU) located in Montgomery, Alabama. (posted 9.3.22)

The Middle District of Alabama Federal Defender Program, Inc., in Montgomery, Alabama, is accepting applications for an opening for the full-time position of Investigator, to participate in providing postconviction representation to people on Alabama’s Death Row  (posted 9.3.22)

Court Service Forensic Senior Therapist - Alexandria, VA - A Forensic Senior Therapist with the Alexandria Court Service Unit (CSU) is responsible for providing clinical and therapeutic services to youth, adults, and families involved with the Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. (posted 9.3.22)

The Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Central District of California is accepting applications for a full-time social worker position.(posted 9.3.22)

NaphCare is currently hiring experienced Licensed Mental Health Professionals (LMSW / LCSW) at our facilities across the United States.(posted 9.3.22)



Bilingual Social Worker (Clinical Coordinator), Northwestern University/Cook County Juvenile Court Clinic, Chicago, Illinois
The CCJCC’s interdisciplinary team provides a variety of services to help judges, lawyers, probation officers, caseworkers, and other court personnel make informed and relevant decisions concerning minors and families in Juvenile Justice and Child Protection legal proceedings.



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