Social Worker, LISW

Posted on Sep 25

Location: London, OH
Job Type: Contract
Job ID: W4143070

Performs as lead worker or independently develops & implements treatment plans for clients, coordinates admission, assessment, evaluation & treatment plans of client's care cycle, provides interventions with acute, more complex clients,  handles cases containing numerous factors & problems & provides crisis intervention.  Participates in process of establishing, implementing & directing social service programs & treatment system objectives, develops & designs treatment intervention techniques & procedures, evaluates & modifies treatment systems to be  responsive to client's progress & ability to change behavior, evaluates performance of lower-level social workers in administration of prescribed treatment plans & maintains necessary data documents to satisfy requirements of federal,  state & local agencies.  Serves as active member of treatment teams, training sessions, department procedure meetings, policy review meetings & establishes & maintains working relationship with other facilities, agencies & support services in order to coordinate referrals & conduct follow-up services. 

MAJOR WORKER CHARACTERISTICS  Knowledge of  governmental regulations, policies, procedures; social work; counseling (group &  individual); psychology; crisis intervention; interviewing, statistics, sociology; types & effects of psychotropic medications;  employee training & development*. Ability to gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things; interpret variety of instructions in written or oral format; deal with problems involving several variables within unfamiliar context;  write meaningful, concise & accurate reports; recognize unusual or threatening conditions & take appropriate action;  understand somewhat abstract fields of study; define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions;  counsel on sensitive matters
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