The Caseworker will be responsible for developing, assessing, facilitating and monitoring all components of assigned caseloads. All duties will be performed based on administrative training and direct supervision by the Program Director or designee. The Caseworker will maintain a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule and is subject to work more than a normal work day and be on-call.
* Serve as a positive role model; * Participate in client intake and assessment interviews; * Maintain client files and develop goal-oriented service plans; * Maintain confidentiality for all client and program operations; * Provide supervision and maintain appropriate documentation; * Establish helping relationships with client and families; * Provide advocacy as specified by Southwest Key and contract guidelines; * Facilitate and participate in individual and group counseling; * Prepare and submit documentation, assessments and reports within required timelines; * Provide crisis intervention for client and families.
Bachelor's degree in a social service or related field, with (2) years experience working with emotionally disturbed adolescents and their families; may include part-time, volunteer or internship experience. A master's degree in social services or related field may substitute for minimum requirements. Organizational skills, writing and analytical skills, processing skills, conflict resolution or crisis intervention, communication skills, individual and group counseling, family and youth services, advocacy.