PROVIDES INTENSIVE INDIVIDUAL/GROUP/FAMILY COUNSELING SERVICES FOR JUVENILES SERVED IN DJJ FACILITIES. REVIEWS BACKGROUND AND EVALUATION MATERIALS TO DEVELOP TREATMENT PLANS AND COORDINATES GROUP COUNSELING SESSIONS AND LEARNING EXPERIENCES. REVIEWS INDIVIDUAL CASE RECORDS, PREPARES SUMMARIES FOR TREATMENT TEAM MEETINGS AND MAINTAINS CURRENT AND CONFIDENTIAL CASE RECORDS. COORDINATES WITH COMMUNITY STAFF IN ONGOING TREATMENT EFFORTS FOR JUVENILE DISCHARGE FROM THE FACILITY. MENTORS WITH NEW COUNSELORS TO ENSURE EFFECTIVE AND PROPER COUNSELING TECHNIQUES. ATTENDS TRAININGS, MEETINGS AND PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. |
Selection Method :
Qualifying: All candidates who apply and meet the minimum requirements are eligible for placement on the register for hiring consideration.
Characteristics of the Class :
Provides intensive and/or therapeutic social work services through the assessment of client needs and the provision of social services to complex cases OR provides intensive case management services to special health care needs children; and performs other duties as required.
Typical Working Conditions and Unique Physical Requirements :
Performs job duties in an office/facility setting and visits clients and/or families at their residence. Provides emergency services on 24-hour basis, including accepting referrals and completing investigations at any hour without prior warning. As a result of enforced intervention, the worker runs the risk of physical harm. May be required to physically restrain individuals.
Additional Requirements :
Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.