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American International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2415-1270 (Online), ISSN 2415-1424 (Print)

Submission open April – 2016

American International Journal of Humanities and Social Science (AIJHSS) is a Bi-monthly online, peer-reviewed and open-access journal which is published by Center for Global Research Development (CGRD). Center for Global Research Development is an independent virtual Research Center has been working for creating and nurturing talents in USA and Bangladesh since its inception. CGRD delivering supports and services to education and research in all over the world.

American International Journal of Humanities and Social Science publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews.

The Journal Publishes in both print and online version. American International Journal of Humanities and Social Science publishes research paper in the field of:

Anthropology, Business Studies, Communication Studies, Corporate Governance, Criminology, Cross-cultural Studies, Demography, Development Studies, Economics, Education, English Literature, Ethics, Geography, General Studies, History, Human Studies, Industrial Relations, Information Science, International Relations, Law, Linguistics, Library Science, Media Studies, Methodology, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Welfare, Linguistics, Literature, Paralegal, Performing Arts (Music, Theatre & Dance), Religious Studies, Visual Arts, Women Studies and so on.

Date of Publishing: AIJHSS is inviting papers for Vol. 2 No. 2 which is scheduled to be published on April 30, 2016

Acceptance Notification: Within 7-10 days from the date of manuscript submission


Submission deadline: April 12, 2016

For more information, visit the official website of the journal:

Send your manuscript to the editor at: or


With Warm Regards,


Chief Editor


Dr. Christian P. Rodolfo

American International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

E-mail: or

Job Opportunity-Family & Children’s Therapist



Rose Brooks Center
Job Description
Posted: 02/25/16

Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, seeks a full-time, exempt Family and Children’s Therapist. This position offers a multitude of family enriching activities to women and children, both Residential and Non-residential. Provides individual, family and group therapy, and support planning services to women and children choosing to participate in elective services based on assessment and treatment plans. This position will advocate and coordinate services to children, offer clinical knowledge, collaborative support and expertise on children’s issues, including staff consultation and trauma-informed crisis intervention to families as needed.  Fulfills all requirements of supporting funding sources.

This position reports to the Director of Clinical Services.

1. Perform all job responsibilities while demonstrating proficiency in all RBC Competencies and a commitment to the overall mission of Rose Brooks Center.
2. Perform functions of job according to agency policies and procedures.
3. Perform all job responsibilities utilizing the principles of trauma informed care, accessibility, and cultural competency.
4. Maintain awareness about the risks of secondary trauma and understand one’s own responsibility of self-care.
5. Fulfill obligations as a mandated reporter of child and elder abuse/neglect according to Missouri statutes and adhere to ethical practices as outlined by respective licensure board to maintain clinical licensure
6. Attend scheduled staff, team and supervisor meetings.
7. Communicate clinical information to the team process with recommendation for treatment needs and assistance in implementation of the overall plan.
8. Participate in a minimum of three (3) diversity related activities.
9. Participate in all required trainings and optional trainings as determined.

This is a full-time salaried position working a minimum of 40 hours.  This position requires a flexible work schedule including 2-3 evenings per week that accommodate client’s schedules and needs.   On-call rotation is expected with this position for approximately 1 week/weekend every 8 weeks.

1. Required Education and Licensure

  • Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family therapy or Clinical Social Work. Clinical licensure or approved license eligible for the State of MO (Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT; Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC).

2. Required Experience

  • Two years working in children’s services
  • Knowledgeable of Domestic Violence/Cultural diversity
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with others – internal and external
  • Demonstrates initiative and responsibility
  • Provides excellent customer service to others including staff, clients, donors and community members
  • Demonstrates respect for diversity
  • Works both independently as well as an effective team member and strives to improve staff/client relations
  • Takes ownership and is an active participant in the established self-development process
  • Understands trauma and its impact
  • Computer literacy

3. Preferred

  • 1+ years’ work experience in a residential setting
  • Registered Play Therapist or working toward certification preferred.
  • Spanish-English Bi-lingual

To Apply: Send or e-mail resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Human Resources
P.O. Box 320599
Kansas City, MO 64132

Candidates must consent to a Background Check and Children’s Division (Central Registry/Child Abuse) Screening
Deadline: Open until filled per qualifications. For questions about this position, please contact Human Resources, 816-523-5550 x413.
Rose Brooks Center is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity.

Job Type (optional): Full Time

Health First Aid Training

On Saturday 3/19 there is a training for Mental health first aid for youth. It is being held at BHR St. Louis if you work or live in St.Louis County the training is free or there is a fee of $15.00 to recieve 8 CEU’s . They need more people to sign up in order to conduct the training it is from 8-5 . if interested please sign up a.s.a.p here trainings web page is at and they can find the registration form as well as any other information there. Did you know? Mental disorders are more common than heart disease and cancer combined. 1 in 4 Americans has a diagnosable mental illness. You are more likely to encounter a person experiencing a mental health crisis than someone having a heart attack. Mental Health First Aid Training is designed to increase knowledge, reduce stigma, and offer appropriate supports to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. You will learn: Warning signs and risk factors for depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, suicide, substance abuse, and others. 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to resources and professional care. Who Should Attend? Friends and family of individuals with mental illness or addiction. Community leaders such as police officers, school personnel, college faculty, human resource personnel, clergy, parent groups, healthcare workers, professional associations, etc. Anyone working with the public or wanting to make a positive difference in our community. Cost: As a service to the community, the Children’s Service Fund in partnership with BHR and NAMI is offering this training FREE of charge to individuals who live in St. Louis County, work in St. Louis County, and/or serve/interact with St. Louis County children and youth on a regular basis. This is a one day training; certificates of attendance will be provided at the completion of the training. CEU’s are also available for $15. Seating is limited. Specialized training for groups is available upon request and availability.
Trainings Offered | BHR

ASIST is a two day workshop for clinician, caregivers, and survivors. ASIST teaches a practical and …

Therapist Positions


Healthy Roots Counseling in Leawood is currently looking for two therapists to join their practice.   One therapist will work primarily with children and their families and a second therapist to work primarily with adults and couples. Healthy Roots Counseling is currently in the process of interviewing for the positions.   If anyone is interested, please contact Cindy Brennan at<  or by phone at 913 735 6093.



Greater Kansas City Psychological Association Workshop



January 2016 Workshop


“Addressing Shame with Clients in a Clinical Setting”

Roundtable Discussion/Presentation

Presented by Jeff Peterson, LPC, LCPC, NCC

 Friday, January 29, 2016   ♦   8:00 – 10:00 AM
2 CEUs

  Research Psychiatric Center

6601 Rockhill Road, Brookside Campus
Curry Auditorium (Park in Lot B)
Kansas City, MO 64131

Objectives of this Presentation: 

  • Differentiate between shame and guilt
  • Explore the ways shame manifests through cultural messaging and microaggressions
  • Examine how individuals attempt to reduce or avoid shame
  • Introduce the Compass of Shame Model for understanding the developmental trajectory of shame
  • Investigate how some individuals turn against themselves as an attempt to regain efficacy
  • Identify those who are most at-risk
  • Discuss what providers can do to help clients process and overcome the long-term effects of shame
  • Share current best practices for shame management and shame reduction


Cost: The workshop is free for GKCPA members. The cost for non-members is $15, payable at the door by check or cash. Or you may join GKCPA and attend workshops free (membership dues $75 for professional members and $30 for students).

Dues Renewal Reminder to GKCPA Members:  You can renew your annual membership dues at the workshop with a check payable to GKCPA for $75 ($30 for students).


 Register Here


About Jeff Peterson, LPC, LCPC, NCC 

Jeff Peterson is a graduate of the University of Iowa and Walden University.  He is a Nationally Certified Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the States of Missouri & Colorado, and a PhD doctoral candidate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Education and Supervision.  He is also psychology department faculty at Avila University in Kansas City and mental health counseling faculty at Argosy University in Denver, Colorado.  

Jeff is a member of Golden Key and Chi Sigma Iota graduate honors societies, and a two-time graduate scholarship recipient with over 4000 hours of mental-health based volunteer community service.  He is also the co-founder of the Kansas City LGBT-Affirmative Therapists Guild, also called the Healthcare Guild (, a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping sexual and gender minorities find affirming and culturally competent health care.

 Jeff is currently in private practice with Kansas City Psychotherapy, and focuses on communication and relationship enhancement, performance and general anxiety, depression and loss, sexual or gender identity issues, and addiction.  He is also a behavioral health assessment clinician for St Luke’s Healthcare System and a CARF (Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) IOP (Intensive Outpatient) Dual-Diagnosis program facilitator.  

Jeff serves on the editorial review board for the American Counseling Association’s Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling.  For the past two years he has been an invited keynote speaker for Laureate Education, presenting TED-style talks to over 500 people in major metropolitan areas such as San Diego, Hawaii, Orlando, and Houston.  His talks focus on the topic of diversity, global responsibility, and fostering positive social change.  Over the past year Jeff presented at the national American Medical Association (GLMA) Conference about ethical concerns in psychotherapy, at the national ACES (Association for Counselor Education and Supervision) Conference on how to deal with the psychological effects of shame, at the Colorado Counseling Association Conference on how to avoid Microaggressions in a clinical setting, and has presented on these topics at Mental Health America (MHA), Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC), and several community mental health centers in Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado. 

Job Opportunity


Youth/child Therapist

The Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center
Job Description
Posted: 12/06/15

Basic Purpose and Organization:
In accordance with the mission statement, the Child & Youth Therapist’s purpose is to coordinate and implement an individual & group victim-centered therapeutic response to victim-survivors of sexual trauma and abuse including children, youth and their families.
This position is accountable to the Executive Director. This position also works in collaboration with other Care Center staff and volunteers.

Primary Responsibilities:
1. Provide 16-22 hours a week of one on one therapy to youth survivors and their families in Douglas, Franklin and Jefferson counties.
Including but not limited to: Complete initial intake and assessment; including psychosocial evaluations for individuals receiving services, and develop initial Person-Centered Treatment Plan; provision of family therapy as needed.
2. Collaborative Responsibilities include face-to-face contact with survivors and their families.
Including but not limited to: Participate in the multi-disciplinary team; Provide ongoing training and clinical consultation for team members; Assess progress toward goals of individuals served, coordinating support and resources as needed; advocate for the individual receiving services and developing professional alliances and relationships in the community.
3. Responsible for assisting in grant specific bookkeeping and organization.
Including but not limited to: Work as team on reports required by funding sources which includes financial, statistical and narrative reports to the Office of the Governor; monitor expenditure of grant funds; maintain current resource files and handouts; timely documentation of services; manage a caseload of individuals receiving services; schedule and coordinate all psychiatric evaluations/appointments and treatment plan reviews for individuals being served.
4. Dissemination of Crime Victims’ Rights Information: Responsible for informing crime victims of their statutory rights under K.S.A. 74-7301; 74-7333; 74-7335. Responsible for assisting crime victims in seeking available compensation benefits in collaboration with the Executive Director and advocate staff

Job Type (optional): Full Time
Salary Range (optional): $30,000 – 49,999

Job Opportunity



Job Description
Posted: 12/06/15

Overview:Newhouse, a domestic violence shelter located in northeast Kansas City, Missouri, offers safe shelter to victims of domestic violence as we assist them in healing and securing permanent housing.  Through a comprehensive continuum of care and programming that includes social work services, accessing medical and psychiatric care, intensive case management, housing placement, arts and recreation, food and nutrition programs and benefits assistance, our talented, multi-disciplinary team utilizes a strengths-based perspective to helps victims of domestic violence reach their goals for self-sufficiency and independent housing for themselves and their children. Newhouse is seeking qualified candidates to fill the Therapeutic Case Manager position.


Primary Responsibilities:

Working as part of an interdisciplinary team, the Therapeutic Case Manager is a critical part of shelter operations. The Therapeutic Case Manager provides important clinical support for clients struggling with mental health diagnoses complicated by the issues of domestic violence, and helps maintain a harmonious shelter environment.  The Therapeutic Case Manager provides direct service to clients including intake and assessment, individual supportive counseling and problem solving to manage activities of daily living, and case management and advocacy to attain benefits and services from other community organizations. The Therapeutic Case Manager assists clients with medication compliance and off-site appointments to meet psychiatric care needs.   The Therapeutic Case Manager facilitates client group meetings and activities to assist in building skills for independent living, and helps coach clients toward obtaining permanent housing.


Skills and Knowledge:

·         Master’s Degree in Counseling or Social Work

·         Missouri Clinical License  or Provisional License LCSW, PLCSW, LPC or  PLPC

·         A minimum of one year of relevant experience in the field of domestic violence, homelessness, behavioral health and/or substance abuse or residential support is strongly preferred.

·         Knowledge and understanding of Trauma Informed Care.

·         Understanding of and/or previous experience providing strengths-based case management.

·         Knowledge and understanding of the issues surrounding domestic violence.

·         Knowledge of Kansas City area community resources including employment, health, finances, mental health, housing, legal issues and education.

·         Ability to relate to all populations with sensitivity and understanding of cultural and economic issues, religious and spiritual values and sexual orientation.

·         Strong listening, oral and written communication skills; positive problem-solving skills.

·         Ability to work independently

·         Team player who is resourceful, pro-active and comfortable working with diverse populations.

·         Proven organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects.

·         Willingness to comply with established agency policies and performance standards, which may include productivity/personal responsibility, client/customer services, teamwork and maintaining a professional demeanor.

·         Must pass a background check.

·         Computer literacy, including MS Office.

Job Type (optional): Full Time
Salary Range (optional): $30,000 – 49,999