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Fee For Service Social Worker in Brooklyn at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Brooklyn
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/11/2018

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Social Worker is responsible for supplying necessary clinical intervention to families with young children.  Provide cultural competent and sensitive services.  As part of a therapeutic team within the Agency, work closely with the divisions' medical, psychiatric and psychology staff, to ensure the appropriate treatment interventions for the client. 

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provided culturally sensitive, evidence based treatment to children ages 0-8 and their families.  Modalities used include but are not limited to play therapy, family therapy, group therapy, Child Parent Psychotherapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
  • Conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments and engage family in quarterly treatment planning
  • Coordinate with other service providers involved in the family’s life such as teachers, pediatrician, foster care and/or ACS case planners.
  • Communicate effectively with clinical treatment team
  • Conduct risk assessment to detect potential risk factors and engage in effective risk management. 
  • Use electronic health record to complete all paperwork in a timely manner.

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Masters degree in Social Work, (MSW), with a minimum of one year of relevant experience with similar population.
  • LMSW or LCSW certification required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE (List what the desire to reach goals):

  •   Bilingual Spanish speaker prefered.

VISUAL AND MANUAL DEXIERITY:

  • The candidate should be able to read documents for analytical purposes such as computer information, software, computer graphic design programs, etc.
  • Limited applications of manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL EFFORT

  • The work environment involves no physical risk or hazardous conditions.
  • To perform the essential functions of this job, the candidate is routinely required to sit ( 90% of the time) and stand ( 10% of the time)