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Clinical Social Worker- Child Ambulatory

Category: Social Work
Location: Multiple Locations
Department: Child Ambulatory
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Type: Union
Union Name: USW -TCH/SH Social Workers
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: Varied to total 80 per pay period
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 02/20/2018
Requisition Number: hrq-76517

Job Details

  • Job Purpose:

    In a site-based integrated care team, provides assessment, evaluation, treatment and or referral of children and adolescents with severe mental illness Works with specialists and generalists who encompass multiple skills, cultural competencies and therapies with various modes of interventions with basic and/or advanced skills in multiple therapies. May work on specialty staff team with focused subspecialty work group to teach, perform research and learn new approaches including: CBT psychotherapies, DBT program, Trauma, Addictions, Cultural/Linguistic, Family Therapy. Offers treatment recommendations for specific diagnosis while educating the child or adolescent and parents about illness and treatment options. Contributes as a member of team in discussions of diagnosis and treatment. Shares problems and considers issues of acuity and risk. Participates in the assignment of mental health and addictions care options based on clinical practice criteria. Participates in the educational therapeutic groups relating to substance abuse, trauma, affective disorders, social skills enhancement, and medical illness. Shares and participates in the knowledge acquisition process of new initiatives, policies and practice. Maintains awareness of medical issues and/or problems of patients to ensure patients have preventative and secondary care.


    Education/Training: Masters degree, Social Work Licensure: Current MA licensure as LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker). LCSW (Licensed Certified Social Worker) considered with eligibility for licensure of LICSW within one year.  When required, must be credentialed by the CHA Medical Staff for practice in relevant clinical practice areas. Previous Experience: Minimum of two years post masters degree, in clinical or human service setting with relevant populations.

    Bilingual in Portuguese strongly preferred.


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