Position SummaryThe Social Worker shall have primary responsibility for providing and/or coordinating psycho-social services for health center clients, in accordance with HIPAA and other pertinent regulations and standards.
Is responsible for coordinating adult and child protective services.
Provides Sandia community with psycho-social prevention activities and groups.
Provides behavioral health assessment and counseling interventions to children and families.
Works from a systems theory and strengths-based perspective.
Collaborates across disciplines with staff from the fields of health, education, wellness, court, and law enforcement.Supervision ExercisedReports to the Behavioral Health Manager.
Major Duties and ResponsibilitiesConducts risk and safety assessments; psychosocial and mental health assessments, and strengths and needs assessments, to determine psycho-social service needs of clients.
Provides culturally responsive psycho-social case management services for health center clients in accordance with all policies, programs, funding, and traditions.Works in an integrated care environment providing psycho-social case management to behavioral health and primary care clinicians clients.
Creates comprehensive case management plans for clients.Coordinates investigations of allegations of abuse and/or neglect of children, elders, and vulnerable adults.
Coordinates a multi-disciplinary response team that includes law enforcement, the courts, and BIA social services to address adult and child welfare related issues.
Provides parenting classes.Works with tribal and other courts to ensure adherence to the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). Coordinates kinship care program Facilitates parent/child/relative visitation.
May be required to testify in court to present recommendations of the Social Services Team.Plans and Coordinates the Annual Child Abuse Prevention Fair and provides guidance and technical assistance to the fairs organizing committee.Develops and implements psycho-social prevention groups and activities.
Implement culturally relevant prevention, intervention and post-vention services that reduce risk and increase protective factors for community members as appropriate.Conducts social service related outreach, including psycho-educational presentations to children, youth, adults, and elders, in community and clinical settings.Perform counseling and crisis intervention as necessary.
Including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and providing individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy.
Special emphasis on working with children, adolescents and families.Maintains record of counseling and social work services provided by documenting services provided in the Electronic Health Record.
Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements.Collaborate and coordinate with health center and other internal Pueblo of Sandia departments (i.e.
education/wellness) in the provision of social services to clients.
Coordinates with external organizational entities involved in the provision of psychosocial and mental health services.
Provide internal and external referrals for needed services.Performs other job-related duties as assigned.Secondary Duties and ResponsibilitiesCollaborates with the census office to ensure the tribes compliance with ICWA related activities.Compiles data, reports, and statistics regarding child abuse and neglect.Develops program reports for Indian Child Welfare 638 contract, and monitors compliance with contract.Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of systems-oriented social work practice.Counseling assessment, treatment planning, and psychotherapy skills.Familiarity with DSM-5Ability to make psychosocial assessments and develop and implement viable care plans.Ability to accurately maintain patient records per departmental policy and procedures.Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all records in accordance with HIPAA and 42 CFR requirements, in accordance with department policy and procedures.Ability to gather sensitive data, safeguard this data and de-identify patients for reporting purposes.Maintain competence in the Health Center electronic health records and other electronic recordkeeping programs.Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.Public speaking and presentation skills.Ability to gather data, compile information, prepare statistical and narrative reports.Knowledge of substance abuse, depression, suicide and grief/loss issues; childhood adolescent development; divorce, step-parenting, blended family issues, and family dynamics within chemically impacted families.Familiarity with American Indian culture preferred.Proficient with computers and Micro-soft Office or similar programs.
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