Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) - Maryland

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JOB ID 62343

In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by KKI, the Clinical Social Worker III in the Social Work Department and the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) has the responsibilities of supervision of social workers and/or graduate students, provision of psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults with emotional problems, developmental disabilities or chronic medical conditions and their families, acts as social work role and training model to graduate social work students and interdisciplinary team members; and provides leadership in both departments’ activities.


  • In collaboration with the director and clinical director of CARD, oversees and expands the implementation of social work services at CARD.
  • Provides direct supervision and consultation to social workers and may supervise graduate social work students.
  • Provides mental health evaluation and individual, family, and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents and families.
  • Provides appropriate documentation according to departmental and KKI guidelines.
  • Collaborates with KKI interdisciplinary staff and community agencies acting as mental health specialist on behalf of clients.
  • In collaboration with the CARD business manager, monitors and provides recommendations to supervisees in maintaining productivity and documentation standards.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of in-service training seminars and lectures for CARD.
  • Participates in program development and implementation.
  • Participates in weekly CARD Clinic leadership meetings.
  • Participates in departmental research projects as specific opportunities become available.
  • Participates in the establishment and monitoring of performance improvement/performance evaluation standards.
  • Functions on a 40-hour per week schedule with flexibility to allow for the scheduling needs of clients to meet productivity expectations, and to provide observation/consultation on an as-needed basis to clinical social workers and students conducting sessions with clients..

  • Qualifications:

    • 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 Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical.

    • Must have at least four years of post Masters clinical experience in providing direct social work services to children, adolescents, young adults and families, preferably those with developmental disabilities or chronic health conditions or disorders of the brain.

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