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Position Title:  

Social Worker - Strawbridge School

Agency:  
Board of Child Care
Job Location:  
Date Posted:  

BALTIMORE, MD
1/15/2013

Job Level:  
Not Specified
Job Category:  
Social Work - Child Welfare
Job Status:  
Fulltime Salaried
Salary Range:  

Not Specified

Job Description:  

BOARD OF CHILD CARE

POSITION: Social Worker/Therapist
POSITION RESPONSIBLE TO: Clinical Coordinator
CATEGORY OF EMPLOYMENT: Salaried/Exempt


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Complete admission service needs assessments that include participation by child/youth, parents/guardians in the identification of strengths, service needs, and discharge plan.
• Provide effective case management to assigned cases which includes but is not limited to: liaison with internal and external sources; Interdisciplinary Team leader; develop, monitor, review Individual Treatment/ Discharge Plans; discharge planning.
• Therapist, within the scope of professional license, to provide individual, family, group verbal therapies.
• Promote child/youth/family understanding of available Board of Child Care and community resources and facilitate referrals as appropriate
• Coordinate with the Board of Child Care staff members and community resources to address clients’ service needs
• Evaluate the child’s/youth’s/family’s progress towards goal attainment on a designated basis in line with individual treatment and discharge plan goals
• Maintain effective working relationships with families, children/youth, colleagues, consultants and community agencies
• Complete required documentation and reports within the defined time lines
• Ensure assigned case records meet documentation standards
• Identify supervision and/or professional training needs to supervisor as they arise
• Perform other duties, as requested, to achieve agency goals

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Maintenance of a valid Maryland social work license
• Maintenance of a valid Maryland Driver’s license and safe driving record
• Client file maintenance
• Computer literate
• Ability to effectively express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
• Able to assess strengths and level of functioning of children and families and determine necessary service needs and treatment strategies using sound, objective decision making
• Able to engage children and families in a positive therapeutic alliance
• Able to work cooperatively with others in a treatment team.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university.
• Current LGSW Maryland State License - LCSW-C preferred.
• Minimum of one (1) year experience in providing direct social work services to children/youth and families.

OTHER:
• Performance will be reviewed six (6) months after date of hire and yearly thereafter.
• Probationary period is for six (6) months.



Resumé Required:  
Yes
Cover Letter Required:  
No
Application Required:  

No

Contact Name/Address:  

Angela Chambers

Contact (Phone):  

Contact (Fax):  

Contact (E-mail):  

achambers@boardofchildcare.org

Additional Info:  



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