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The mission of the Bert Nash Center is to advance the health of the Douglas County community through comprehensive behavioral health services responsive to evolving needs and changing environments.

The Bert Nash Center is a nonprofit community mental health organization offering a wide range of outpatient services. It was founded in 1950 in memory of Dr. Bert Nash (1898-1947), a University of Kansas educational psychologist and community leader dedicated to improving the health of Kansas children. Today, the Center is a licensed, comprehensive mental health facility committed to providing research-based services to improve the lives of Douglas County residents. The Center provides a number of outpatient therapy options for adults and children, including individual and group therapy and several specialized services.

Thank you for your interest!

To apply for a job, email a completed application, along with a résumé and cover letter to

The Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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Welcome Letter from our HR Director

On behalf of the Bert Nash Center, I want to thank you for considering us as your employer. I look forward to you getting to know us and we getting to know you. At this moment, I would like to tell you a little about us.

Here at the Bert Nash Center our goal is to build a healthier community by responding to needs and working to restore lives. We accomplish this by believing in our team. Each person that works for the Bert Nash Center contributes directly to the success of our clients, organization, and community.

At the Bert Nash Center, our work is our passion. We understand that the work can be greatly rewarding yet challenging. We also acknowledge that this work is not for everyone. Being a problem solver, practicing good self-care, and balancing accepting and challenging others and ourselves is just a small part of what we must practice to thrive in this field.

So, if you aspire to give back, desire a culture of teamwork, and are willing to work hard at making a better future for others please consider applying for one of our open positions. If you don’t see anything that fits your interests or skills, please check us out later. We are a growing center and need great team members.

I hope your applicant experience is a great one.

Please e-mail me at if you have questions.

Scott S. Criqui
Human Resources Director

We value our team

Because we greatly value each of our team members , the Center offers the best benefits package possible at a very reasonable price.

Our benefits program’s flexibility recognizes diversity as it encourages each of you to design your own benefits plan based on your individual needs. The following information describes the fringe benefits available to full-time and part-time regular (working 20 hours or more) employees.

Your Benefit Choices include:
● Medical/Dental/Basic Vision Coverage
● Prescription Coverage
● Voluntary Vision Coverage
● Voluntary Accident Insurance
● Voluntary Cancer Policy
● Voluntary Short-Term Disability
● Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
● Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Bereavement, Holiday,
Personal, Jury Duty, Vacation Donation Program)
● Retirement (KPERS)
● 403B
● Direct Deposit
● Fitness Club Memberships

Download full summary here:
Employee Benefit Information Master 2017-2018

Student Internship/Practicum and Volunteers

If you are interested in an internship/practicum (either paid or unpaid) please contact the program advisor or director at your university. All intern and practicum placements are coordinated through university staff and not directly with the Center. If you are interested in volunteering at the Center, please visit the “Get Involved” page of our web site.

Bert Nash’s Company Values