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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Company: Support Solutions
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
The incumbent serves as Licensed Clinical Social Worker for Support Solutions of Tennessee; provides psychiatric social work assistance to persons with mental illness and their families. Collaborates with the psychiatric and medical treatment team in diagnosis and treatment planning for persons supported.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:The knowledge base of clinical social work includes theories of biological, psychological, and social development; diversity and cultural competency; interpersonal relationships; family and group dynamics; mental disorders; addictions; impacts of illness, trauma, or injury; and the effects of the physical, social, and cultural environment. This knowledge is inculcated in social work graduate school and is fused with direct-practice skills that are developed by the practitioner during a period of at least two years of post-graduate experience under clinical supervision. This period should suffice to prepare the clinical social worker for autonomous practice and state-licensure as a clinical social work professional. Our position requires:1. Investigates case situations and presents information to Psychiatrist and Clinical Psychologist and other members of health team, on patient's family and social background pertinent to diagnosis and treatment.2. Helps patients to respond constructively to treatment and assist in adjustment leading to and following discharge.3. Interprets psychiatric treatment to patient's family and helps to reduce fear and other attitudes obstructing acceptance of psychiatric care and continuation of treatment.4. Serves as link between patient, psychiatric agency, and community5. Works directly in treatment relationship with patients, individually or in groups, in consultation with Psychiatrist.6. Uses researched based strengths based social work approach to treating clients.7. Can assess and make clinical evaluations of client's mental health and diagnose mental illness.8. Make judgments on the best course of treatments based upon current clinical research in the social work fieldOTHER FUNCTIONS:1. Exhibits behaviors and best practices that are consistent with the vision and values of SSTN.2. Practices safe work habits to eliminate and control potential safety and health hazards and to maintain a safe work environment. Attends all safety training as scheduled.3. Work as part of the team to ensure that SSTN Quality Management principles (Plan, Measure, Assess. Improve.) are practiced and achieved.4. Operates SSTN and personal transportation in a safe and healthy manner.5. Performs other job related duties as may be assigned by designated and/or authorized staff

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Social Work.
  • Must be licensed by a state board to provide Social Work based mental health therapy. LICENSES/CERTIFICATES:
    • Valid LCSW license
    • Valid Driver License
    • Valid automobile insurance if using personal vehicle for company business (this must be maintained throughout employment)PI177489222

Keywords: Support Solutions, Jackson , Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Healthcare , Jackson, Tennessee

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