Clinical Social Workers provide clinical services to clients/inmates in a residential, home, inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation, correctional or similar setting.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
The Clinical Social Worker I under-fill Clinical Social Worker II position is critical to the operations of Desert Willow Treatment Center (DWTC). Duties of this position are significant for the compliance with regulatory entities. This position works directly with the Senior Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Caseworker II, Psychiatric Nurse II, and Psychologist.
This position is responsible for providing direct care services to patients, assists in all admissions, provides individual, group and family sessions, determines continued stay requirements in a hospital setting, is a major contributor in the Trans-Disciplinary Treatment Team meetings, determines service needs and presenting problems and reviews treatment plan and progress with the patient, parent/guardian, and ensures clinical aspects of all discharge planning. The provision of these services is critical to patient care as it relates to ensuring comprehensive therapeutic care with the focus of integrating the patient back into the community.DWTC is a locked, 24-hour inpatient facility that provides intensive treatment intervention for up to fifty-eight severely emotionally disturbed (SED) adolescents (ages 12 through 17). DWTC serves youths that are severely at-risk, many of whom have active suicidal and homicidal ideation and behavior. This position provides direct care services to patients on the acute unit at Desert Willow Treatment Center and coordinates admissions, psychosocial assessment, 90-day reviews, treatment plans, Child Abuse & Neglect Central Registry (CANS), and individual and group therapy. This position is integral to the presentation of treatment and determines service needs and treatment planning and implementation.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Master's degree from an accredited college or university in social work and an internship approved by the Board of Examiners for Social Workers. Special Notes Incumbents must obtain and maintain licensure or provisional licensure to engage in social work as a Clinical Social Worker or associate in social work in accordance with NRS Chapter 641B and the regulations adopted by the Board of Examiners for Social Workers.
Must be in or eligible for an internship for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers, or must hold a license in the State of Nevada as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Special Requirements Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required. A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant. A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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