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Social Worker, Licensed Supervisor - (Mental Health Hospital) Columbus, Ga

at State of Georgia

Posted: 10/12/2019
Job Reference #: HEA04FX
Keywords: patient, health

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Social Services Licensed Supervisor, MSW required at West Central Georgia Regional Hospital, located in Columbus, GA

Supervises, guides, and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Supervises and directs the clinical activities of a comprehensive behavioral health program. Performs psychosocial assessments, treatment planning/monitoring and discharge planning. Provides counseling/therapy to clients requiring complex intervention. Performs commitment determinations and/or executes orders of involuntary commitments.Supervises and plans work of assigned staff. Acts as client advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve crisis. Counsels clients in individual and group sessions to help them overcome dependencies, recover from illness, and adjust to life. Identify environmental impediments to client of patient progress through interviews and review of patient records. May administer and coordinate services and activities of a specialized program. Monitors, evaluates, and records client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment and care plan. Organizes support groups or counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting the client. Performs clinical assessments of the behavioral health needs of consumers presenting for services. Provides case management services related to identified treatment needs. Provides training to direct care staff in implementing behavior modification techniques and treatment plans. Refers client or family to community resources to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness and to provide access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, housing, job placement or education. Designs behavioral or therapeutic interventions for intractable or difficult to manage clients. Determines the necessity for commitment in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice. Conducts psychosocial assessments/evaluations to develop comprehensive case/service plans.

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FOR THIS TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT, STATE LAW REQUIRES A NATIONAL AND STATE BACKGROUND CHECK 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.

Qualifications

"INTERNAL DBHDD APPLICANTS ONLY"

LMSW or LCSW license, with clinical and administrative experience in an inpatient mental health facility.

Knowledge of professional, regulatory and legal requirements (ADA Settlement Agreement).