• Yale University
  • $60,420.00 -100,940.00/year*
  • West Haven , CT
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 260 Saw Mill Rd

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The candidate will conduct biopsychosocial assessments of clients and families using diagnostic interviews. They will develop comprehensive treatment plans with measurable goals and objectives and monitor and evaluate effectiveness of treatment plans. Will provide individual, family and group therapy. Will provide psychoeducation to clients and families and community providers.

Essential Duties

1. Plans and coordinates services for family and group therapy programs, parent groups and discharge programs. 2. Provides direct psychotherapeutic treatment to severely ill individuals and families and supervises other assigned staff members. 3. Completes psychosocial assessments, mental status examinations, and diagnostic assessments and translates this information into medically necessary, multidisciplinary treatment plans. 4. Provides individual and group therapy consistent with evidence-based practice protocols for primary mental health, addiction, and co-occurring populations. 5. Develops new techniques for family treatment and clinical supervision of students. Anticipates problems and determines priorities. 6. Evaluates treatment progress and presents findings and recommendations for change at treatment team meetings. 7. Coordinates and provides clinical case management services, including referrals to appropriate levels of care. 8. Provides crisis intervention and clinical triage to facilitate necessary services, such as inpatient hospitalization, when indicated. 9. Researches, develops and implements programs which enhance both inpatient and outpatient services of unit. Monitors discharge status of patients. 10. Collaborates with families, medical and clinical staff, administrators, insurance agencies, etc. to assure their integration into the treatment planning process, as indicated. 11. Supervises a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees. 12. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Master's Degree in Social Work and two years of experience in a psychiatric care setting or the equivalent combination of experience and education.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Ability to work as part of a treatment team.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Familiar with appropriate documentation for medical records.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Familiar with appointment scheduling software.

Required Licenses or Certifications

Weekend Hours Required?

Licensure as a Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Connecticut.

No

Evening Hours Required?


Associated topics: behavioral health, casework, clinical, counselor, forensic, lcsw, msw, rww, social worker, women

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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