Job Summary: The Mental Health Clinician is primarily responsible for conducting evidenced based Counseling services activities as defined within the DC Department of Mental Health Community. This includes, but not limited to, conducting comprehensive Psych-Social evaluation on inmates admitted to the Mental Health unit within 24 hours of admission; coordinating an individualized treatment plan in concert with the treatment team for inmates; developing a comprehensive discharge plan for each inmate, linking inmates with Core Services Agencies under contract with Department of Mental Health, and linking inmates with health care provider; identifying Community based resources and family based resources for each inmate and include within the Discharge plan; and applying for and assisting the inmate in applying for Identification cards, Health insurance, medication assistance, and other income assistance programs; ability to provide On-Call services. Required Education/Required Training: MSW from an accredited school. Licensed or eligibility as a Social Worker (LICSW) required. Licensed to practice independently in DC or Clinical Psychology. Required Experience: Minimum 3 years of post-graduate experience in psychiatric social work setting. Experience working with underserved or homeless populations preferred. Experience working with underserved or homeless populations preferred. *For correctional position-correctional experience- preferred but not required.
Unity Health Care - 10 months ago