Under general supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations, including administration of a variety of therapy techniques and programs, and develops and coordinates clinical programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs clinical services including a variety of therapy programs and techniques such as group and individual therapy, family and marital therapy, expressive therapy, crisis intervention and management, psychodrama and problem solving.
  • Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc., according to prescribed standards.
  • Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning, including after-care plans for clients completing treatment, based upon quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.
  • Consults and collaborates with external agents including CHR, school officials, family members, physicians, and other health agencies, regarding organization's programs and client needs and conditions.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development.
  • Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc.
  • Conducts case presentations and consultations with other agencies regarding programs and services offered.
  • Conducts emergency evaluations of high-risk clients to determine level of treatment indicated and arranges for hospitalization, as needed.
  • Develops and coordinates clinical programs within division.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills:
  • Master's degree in Social Work and licensed as a clinical social worker (LCSW).
  • Compliance with Kentucky's board of social work laws and regulations regarding clinical practices.
  • Advanced knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, and related issues and community resources and SCS services.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Potential to undertake supervisory/ leadership responsibilities.
  • Ability to handle case load with varying levels of client disability and need.
  • Thorough knowledge of SCS policy and procedure.
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel between work sites.
Required Experience:
  • Four to six years direct social work experience, including four years post-master's clinical social work.