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Social Services Program Manager - LCSW
at State of Georgia
The GeorgiaDepartment of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), isseeking qualified candidates for the position of Social Services ProgramManager/LCSW at Georgia Regional Hospital – Atlanta, located in Decatur, GA.
Theemployee will be the primary Social Worker Supervisor for East Unit and theSkilled Unit. This position is criticalin that this person would be responsible for overseeing the day-day socialservice function for all teams on both units. Duties would include completing the SWassessments, family contact/therapy, individual counseling, treatment planning,discharge planning and group counseling.
Due to the volume ofresumes/applications received, we are unable to provide information on applicationstatus by phone or email. Please be assured that your resume/applicationwill be evaluated and we will contact you if we need clarification oradditional information. Only those applicants selected for aninterview will be contacted by the hiring agency.
Thisposition is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool hasbeen identified.
FORTHIS TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT, STATE LAW REQUIRES A NATIONAL AND STATE BACKGROUNDCHECK AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.
Master's degree from an accredited college or university AND licensure in the area of assignment AND Three years of experience in the provision of therapeutic services with, One year of which in a supervisory role OR Master's degree from an accredited college or university AND licensure in the area of assignment AND Three years of experience at the lower level Social Worker, Licensed 3 (HCP052) or position equivalent.
Minimum of one yearexperience working in an acute psychiatric hospital/behavioral health caresetting
Minimum of one yearexperience supervising professional level staff
Extensive knowledge ofMental Health community resources and discharge planning
Some knowledge of MentalHealth Recovery concept and forensic services experience