GRADE: A/B 22
OBJECTIVE: To identify and assess client and family
needs and evaluate, coordinate and ensure necessary
services are provided; provide in-home services to
clients; assist and counsel individuals and families by
such activities as delineating alternatives, helping to
articulate goals and providing needed information,
service and treatment; provides individual, family and
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:
- Provide training and guidance to new staff and the
on-going training of existing staff.
- Ensure the services provided comply with contract and
licensing requirements, COA and internal quality
- Provide crisis intervention, individual, family and/or
group therapy sessions and maintain required
- Conduct or coordinate educational classes such as
parenting skills, independent living skills, behavior
management, etc., and may include MAPP training.
- Review and monitor billing for clinical services.
- Maintain and generate necessary reports and paperwork
in a timely manner (i.e., Quality Assurance and program
- Act as liaison with outside social service agencies
and other organizations.
- Approve admission of clients to program; may assign
cases to program staff.
- Assist in grant writing and re-accreditation
- Attend and represent CHS at community meetings.
- Assist in fund raising activities.
- Provide Behavioral Health Overlay Services (BHOS)
intervention, in-depth clinical assessment and treatment
plans under the supervision of a licensed clinician.
- Provide BHOS services to clients through individual,
group and family therapy.
- Oversee the behavioral program associated with the
client treatment plan.
- Participate in BHOS treatment team meetings.
- Develop the behavioral health aspects of child's
- Participates in the BHOS treatment team meetings.
- Train direct care staff regarding components of the
individualized treatment plan.
- Participate in the quality improvment process.
This list of essential functions is not intended to be
exhaustive. Children's Home Society of Florida reserves
the right to revise this job description as needed to
comply with actual job requirements.
QUALIFICATIONS: All degrees must be from an accredited
- Master's Degree in Social Work or a comparable human
services field. For Social Worker IV, an MSW is required
- Minimum of one year of post master's experience
- Three years of experience dealing with emotionally
- Please see COA (Council on Accreditation) standards
for specific skills and knowledge that pertain to the
program in which the employee is working
- Florida Driver's License within 30 days from hire
- Previous experience in a social services organization
- Comprehensive therapy skills with children and
families, abuse, neglect and substance abuse
- Ability to assess and apply proper intervention
- Ability to handle confidential information
- Effective verbal and written skills
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Ability to travel and/or make home visits
- Ability to effectively interact with children and
families from diverse cultural backgrounds
- Awareness of sociocultural characteristics of service
- Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with
- Knowledge of community resources
- Ability to identify and understand environmental
- Ability to learn computer skills sufficient to perform
all essential functions
NEEDED: sitting, driving
PREFERRED: standing, walking, lifting, carrying,
pushing/pulling, bending/stooping, reaching