Job Information

Lutheran Family and Children's Services of MO Lead Therapist--11 Month School-Based--LCSW in St. Louis, Missouri


Come join the LFCS Team and work for one of the largest and most well respected non-profit organizations in the state of Missouri!

We take pride in our 150 year history and our mission of empowering children and families to overcome challenges today so they can build a better tomorrow. If you want to spend your work life doing something meaningful and making a difference, this is the place for you!


We offer work/life balance, a friendly and energetic atmosphere, competitive salary, comprehensive medical plans, a 401(K) match, a hybrid work environment for most positions and paid holidays, vacation and personal days.We are also a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program!

LFCS is seeking compassionate professionals to provide effective counseling/therapy services to individuals, couples and families who seek help for mental health related concerns.The position will primarily serve children, youth, adults and families and will be located in public or parochial schools on an 11-month schedule.


Provide effective counseling/therapy to clients including case coordination and crisis intervention as needed. Provide clinical supervision, mentoring, and clinical support to therapists for licensure supervision and graduate students for practicum supervision. Serve as a role model and source of mentoring and clinical support to therapists on the team. May also provide classroom-based prevention psychoeducation programming at partner school sites when requested.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Masters degree in a mental health related field with 3 years of social services experience.

Must be professionally licensed in the state of Missouri as professional clinical social worker. Must meet the state licensing board requirements to provide supervision towards professional licensure as a LCSW.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of counseling theories and practices, therapeutic models and interventions for use with children and youth. Knowledge of mental health assessment and treatment planning. Knowledge of ethical standards and legal regulations. Knowledge of community resources. Effective professional therapeutic skills. Crisis intervention skills. Ability to function as an effective team member. Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain accurate and complete client records. Computer skills and time management skills.

Please apply at

We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

In addition to federal law requirements, LFCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.