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Social Worker/Clinician

F/T Social Worker/Clinician works in a home and community based program for children with behavioral health needs. The Social Worker/Clinician will provide intensive, short-term therapeutic treatment interventions to children and youth at risk of out of home placement, psychiatric hospitalization, and children in transition from hospital or residential setting back into their home. Services are provided in environments that are most compatible with the family’s needs including home and community based settings.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilizes an array of intentional strategies to develop a positive working relationship with child/family
  • Completes initial assessment for the purpose of immediate and longer term planning, including safety and wellness planning
  • Provides treatment based on evidence based practice model that is utilized by the program
  • Actively coordinates services in all systems relevant to the child/family’s success
  • Fosters community connections based on person’s strengths, skills and interests
  • Makes proactive contacts with emergency and inpatient services to plan and reduce time in these settings
  • Teaches family skills through education, modeling and coaching
  • Provides in home short-term treatment to address immediate needs and support family in longer term treatment as deemed appropriate
  • Works together with family to help identify potential barriers and challenges that may arise and promotes continued success by developing a plan that will address these concerns

Job Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in Social Work, Child and Family Studies, or a related field with 2 years or more of experience with skills in child and family assessment, therapy and case management
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license and own transportation
  • Multilingual a plus
Open Date: 8/25/17
Close Date: 9/7/17

How To Apply