Social workers
LONG ISLAND WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT NETWORK - Brentwood, NY

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Job duties are to work with homeless families in a homeless shelter enviroment.
You will be responsibly to promote social welfare. Working with the homeless you will advocate on behalf of the homeless by urging political figures, Landlord, and local angencies to provide housing for them. A social worker may help clients complete applications for subsidized housing, food stamps, Medicaid and other programs to help ensure that their basic needs are being met. You will be responsible for completing intakes and assessments. Intakes involve completing paperwork to begin providing services for a client. The social worker generally writes a biopsychosocial history, which discusses a client physical health, social functioning, religious views, work and educational history, past and present mental illnesses, involvement in leisure activities, support systems and more. Initial referrals may also be completed during this process. Also referrals to a psychiatrist or general practitioner, substance abuse counseling, and supported employment services.


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We are a Non Profit organitzation that provide Homeless families emergency housing, counseling, day care, as well as helping them to obtain...