Clinical Social Worker
Department: Ambulatory Victims of Violence
Employment Type: Part Time
Job Type: Union
Union Name: USW -TCH/SH Social Workers
Work Shift: Days with Evening Hours
Work Days: 9am to 6.30pm or 8am to 5.30pm - variable
Date Posted: 07/26/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-77124
Clinical social workers within the Outpatient Department of Psychiatry are vital members of the multi-disciplinary treatment teams. In collaboration, they provide services to those individuals, couples, and families who can derive maximum benefit from outpatient care.
We're looking for clinicians with demonstrated ability to develop rapport with diverse patients who are presenting with psychiatric and/or substance use disorders. Ability to assess patients for DSM-IV/ DSM-V disorders, with skill and experience in making triage decisions, in assessing risk, and in applying the multi-axial diagnostic classification accurately. Ability to develop individualized treatment plans taking into account patient needs and available clinical services, using a full range of appropriate treatment modalities (such as crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy, couple and family therapy, supportive therapy, intermittent therapy, and/or behavior therapy). Knowledge, skill and experience in at least two core areas of psychosocial treatment (e.g., psychodynamic therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, short-term therapy, problem-oriented therapy, group therapy, interpersonal therapy for depression, couples and individuals. Demonstrated ability to work with people of different races, ethnicities, ages, abilities, and experiences. Commitment to addressing the impact of racism and other oppressions on sexual and reproductive health. MSW, LICSW with 3-5 yrs of post LICSW experience in an outpatient setting.