JOB ID 45490
In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by KKI, the Social Worker II in the Inpatient and Outpatient Social Work Programs provides clinical care to children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental disabilities or chronic health conditions and their families. This includes mental health and medically-focused psychosocial evaluations; psychotherapy or health and behavior interventions; and coordination of care under the supervision of an LCSW-C certified as a supervisor by the Board of Social Work Examiners. The Social Worker II acts as social work role model to graduate social work students and interdisciplinary team members; may assist in the development and implementation of in-service training programs for the department and interdisciplinary staff and trainees.
Provides mental health and/or medically-focused psychosocial evaluations to children, adolescents, young adults and families referred to Social Work Mental Health Program, including psychosocial history, descriptions of individual and family dynamics, environmental factors, formulations of diagnoses and identification of treatment goals and plans.
Provides psychotherapy or health and behavior interventions to clients.
Provides coordination of care on behalf of clients in collaboration with KKI interdisciplinary staff, and community agencies.May attend internal and external meetings focused on clients care.
Clinical services will be dedicated to the outpatient program 90% of the work week, and to the inpatient program 10% of the work week. Outpatient services will include both billable and non-billable clinical services that will be determined based upon the needs of the program.
Provides appropriate documentation according to departmental guidelines.
May serve on departmental committees with focused objectives and goals (i.e. resource coordination) as assigned.
May assist in the development and implementation of in-service training seminars and lectures for the social work department and for the interdisciplinary educational program of the Institute.
May assist in departmental or interdisciplinary research projects as specific research opportunities become available and are approved by the Director of Social Work.
Assists in the establishment and monitoring of performance improvement/performance evaluation standards.
Functions on a 40 hour per week schedule with flexibility to meet requirements of the program.
Master's degree from an accredited school of Social Work.
Must be licensed in the State of Maryland, by the Board of Social Work Examiners, Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as a Graduate Social Worker (LGSW).
Two years of clinical experience, licensed or otherwise, including at least one year in the provision of services to children, adolescents and young adults with developmental disabilities, chronic health problems or disorders of the brain. This experience may have been gained while a trainee at the Institute, or a related facility.
Kennedy Krieger Institute - 15 months ago