• Social Worker, MSW - Full Time - Schenectady

    Job Locations US-NY-Schenectady
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2354
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    SOCIAL WORKER - MSW

     

    Full Time - Monday through Friday plus every other weekend

     

    Provides clinical services to include assessment, screening, brief therapy and community referrals to inmates.

    Responsibilities

    • Conducts emergency clinical assessments on individuals referred because of emotional distress
    • Develops treatment plans based on individual need to include, but no limited to housing location; medication referral; brief counseling and referrals for ongoing mental health or substance abuse treatment
    • Conducts an initial clinical assessment within ten (10 )days on all individuals who are identified as “high-risk”
    • Provides brief individual or group counseling when clinically appropriate
    • Assists mentally ill individuals in accessing services at the time of release
    • Completes psychosocial assessments as required by the judicial system
    • Maintains daily and monthly statistics on client contacts and demographic data
    • Attends bi-monthly staff meetings
    • Completes all necessary documentation and paperwork on a daily basis
    • All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Master’s degree required. Professional certification required, license preferred. Must possess knowledge of: the judicial, correctional and mental health systems; clinical theory and practice with emphasis on crisis intervention; community resources and how to access them.  

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