• Licensed Social Worker - LCSW - Full Time - Schenectady

    Job Locations US-NY-Schenectady
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/11/2018 11:25 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2369
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    SOCIAL WORKER - LCSW

     

    Full Time - 34 hours per week plus every other weekend

     

    POSITION SUMMARY:

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

    Responsibilities

    PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: 

     

    1. Conducts emergency clinical assessments on individuals referred because of emotional distress
    2. 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
    3. Conducts an initial clinical assessment on all individuals who are identified as “high-risk”
    4. Provides brief individual or group counseling when clinically appropriate
    5. Assists mentally ill individuals in accessing services at the time of release
    6. Completes psychosocial assessments as required by the judicial system
    7. Maintains daily and monthly statistics on client contacts and demographic data
    8. Attends staff meetings
    9. Completes all necessary documentation and paperwork on a daily basis
    10. All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree required. 

    • Professional certification required, license required. 

    • 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, preferred.  

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

     

    EOE M/V/F/D

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