California Correctional Health Care Services - Hayward, CA

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Job Title: Licensed Clinical Social Worker - LCSW Job Location: Folsom, CA Job Description: California Correctional Healthcare Services has an immediate need for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in at various locations throughout California. As a Clinical Social Worker, you will have the opportunity to work with, and on behalf, of mentally, physically, or developmentally disabled persons and their families. Responsibilities: conduct assessments and summarize case information for use in diagnosis, treatment (level of care), and dispositional release; diagnose and/or collaborate in the formulation of a diagnosis; develop, monitor, and modify treatment plans in collaboration with the interdisciplinary treatment team; identify and recommend appropriate services based on assessment and, where applicable, civil or penal code commitment; provide individual and group therapy as delineated in the treatment plan; provide suicide and crisis risk assessment and intervention; participate in risk assessment, evaluation, and recommendation for alternate level of care placement, for release to the community, or other case disposition (with consideration for the risk the patient presents to the community); coordinate discharge planning activities and act as resource on accessing appropriate community support and services to be utilized upon release; respond to requests from clients/patients, family members, courts, and community agencies; provide social work services to family members and community agencies; consult with colleagues and other staff on behavior management treatment issues; prepare verbal and written social work reports and provide court testimony, as required by law and policy, which can be used in all legal jurisdictions; participate in professional meetings, committees, training, and conferences; participate in research and Quality Assurance and Improvement (QA&I); maintains order and supervises the conduct of inmates and/or youthful offenders; protects and maintains the safety of persons and property and does other related work;
Required: LCSW License in California (or ability to obtain within 1 year licensure) Associate Clinical Social Worker required Masters Degree in Social Work 2-3 years experience preferred Clinical Social Work experience preferred Experience working with an adult population required Compensation and Benefits: Salary depends on licensure and experience. For a summary of benefits, please visit:‐and‐benefits.aspx If you are an experienced ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Social Worker, and are passionate about what you do, we encourage you to apply!

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