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Licensed Social Worker

What they do

  • Assisting clients in receiving services by telephone and in person.
  • Getting clients involved in beneficial activities.
  • Assessing clients and gathering relevant information.
  • Offering information and supporting clients and their families.
  • Contacting and making referrals to other agencies and services.
  • Maintaining accurate records and preparing reports.
  • Participating in training, supervision, and meetings.
  • Watch for signs of child abuse.
  • Provide crisis intervention.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in psychology, social work or related field.
  • Experience working with clients that are affected by issues including neglect, child abuse, domestic violence, mental health and parental substance abuse.
  • Ability to give full attention to what social service clients are saying, understand the points being made, ask questions and not interrupt inappropriately.
  • Awareness of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Ability to judge the relative costs and benefits of potential social service and health care actions and choose the most appropriate one.
  • Comfortable using a computer for various tasks.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to stay calm and empathize with clients when they are upset.
  • Licensed clinical social worker.
  • Able to develop a treatment plan.
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention.
  • Valid driver license.
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