Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Company: GEO Corrections & Detentions (A GEO Company)
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Facility: -GEORGE W. HILL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position provides clinical social work for individuals with
mental, physical or developmental disabilities and performs other
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Conducts assessments and summarizes case information for use in
diagnosis, treatment (level of care), and dispositional
Diagnose and collaborates in the formulation of a diagnosis of
Develops, monitors, and modifies treatment plans in collaboration
with the interdisciplinary treatment team.
Identifies and recommends appropriate services based on assessment
and, where applicable, civil or penal code commitment.
Provides individual and group therapy as delineated in the
Provides suicide and crisis risk assessments and interventions.
Participate in risk assessment, evaluation, and recommendation for
alternate level of care placement, for release to the community, or
other case disposition (with consideration for the risk the
individual presents to the community).
Coordinates discharge planning activities and acts as resource on
accessing appropriate community support and services to be utilized
Responds to requests from individuals, family members, courts, and
Consults with colleagues and other staff on behavior management
Prepares verbal and written social work reports and provides court
testimony, if required by law and policy.
Participates in professional meetings, committees, training, and
conferences as required.
Participates in research and Quality Assurance and Improvement
Performs other duties as assigned.
Master's degree from an accredited school of social work. Valid
license as a Clinical Social Worker issued by the state in which
the work is performed.
Knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and
literature of social work with particular reference to clinical
social work; psychological or social aspects of mental and
developmental and physical disabilities.
Knowledge of community organization principles; scope and
activities of public and private health and welfare agencies;
characteristics of mental, developmental, and physical
disabilities; current trends in mental health, public health and
public welfare, and Federal and State programs in these fields.
Ability to utilize and effectively apply the required technical
Ability to establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of
persons contacted within the context of work.
Ability to obtain biopsychosocial history and document history
Ability to prepare clear, accurate, and concise reports.
Ability to work with family and community agencies in preparation
Ability to develop and implement programs.
Ability to provide professional consultation; analyze situations
accurately and take effective action.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically
used by the department.
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