Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Full Time + Benefits/PTO
Non-Exempt

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:    Provide assessment, diagnoses, individual and group treatment, family services and case management to children with behavioral, social or emotional problems caused by a 
variety of physical, social and psychological factors; consult and collaborate with community and county personnel and social service organizations to provide needed resources to adults, children 
and families.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree in social work, psychology or counseling.  Must be licensed with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS). Must have ability to travel between MVHC sites and attend required trainings/meetings.


REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE:
Obtain current CPR card
Clean and appropriate business attire

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.   Conduct clinical assessments using a variety of sources, methods, and approaches including, but not limited to, standardized testing tools to evaluate and diagnose adults and children with behavioral, social or emotional problem referred by counselors, psychologists, district staff and outside organizations.
2.   Provide crisis intervention, individual and group treatment, psychotherapy, family services, and case management for referred children; respond to crises; refer patients to outside agencies as 
appropriate.
3.   Compile and evaluate student information in the development and implementation of individual treatment plans; interview students and identify work issues; work to resolve identified problems.
4.   Provide ongoing treatment and counsel; conduct home visits as necessary; monitor progress in program related activities and effectiveness of psychotherapy and treatment; process related forms 
and applications;; follow-up and re-evaluate appropriately.
5.   Consult and collaborate with medical personnel and social services organizations in providing needed resources to adults, children and families.
6.   Communicate with patients and families, medical personnel and outside agencies to exchange. 
information, coordinate activities and resolve issues or concerns.
7.   Maintain confidentiality of treatment records reports and other sensitive and privileged information.
8.   Attend and participate in assigned meeting, conference, and in-services.
9.   Operate office equipment including a computer and assigned software; drive a vehicle to conduct field work.
10. Perform related duties as assigned


General Agency Duties
1.   Foster an environment that promotes trust and cooperation among all staff of MVHC.
2.   Enforce  clinic  policies  and  procedures  to  ensure  that  the  principles  of  MVHC  are implemented.
3.   Maintain confidentiality of all patient and employee information.
4.   Inform  your  supervisor  of  matters  of  general  interest  and  problem  areas  as  such are determined or discovered.
5.   Attend MVHC staff and organization meetings as requested.

CUSTOMER CARE: A core value of Mountain Valleys Health Centers’ is our dedication to high-quality customer care. As a Community Health Center, our patients are our vitality; therefore, every patient will be treated accordingly.

At MVHC a customer is defined as but not limited to a patient, vendor, contractor, granting agency, community business, and employee. Customers will be treated with the utmost dignity and respect 
regardless of their socio-economic status, insurance type, job position, and/or race, etc. 
Discrimination is unacceptable and is grounds for immediate termination.

Personal/Behavior:
1.   Displays ability to develop rapport across a broad range of personalities.
2.   Displays cheerful demeanor and makes positive comments when on duty.
3.   Refrains from participation in harmful gossip, dysfunctional group interactions and divisive behavior.
4.   Displays courteous and professional behavior in all interactions with the public.
5.   Works cooperatively with other staff members.
6.   Displays flexibility in accepting, changing or carrying out assignments.
7.   Adheres to dress code expectations, including fragrance-free requirements.
8.   Displays sensitivity in a culturally diverse environment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Must be knowledgeable of:
1.   Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures relating to social work;
2.   Theories of psychodynamics, human behavior and group dynamics;
3.   Principles, practices and methods of interviewing, assessment, diagnosis, and evaluation;
4.   Individual and group counseling techniques;
5.   Methods and techniques of psychotherapy;
6.   Methods and procedures of standardized testing tools including but not limited to PTST Scale for adults, children and adolescents, the Child Behavioral checklist, the Trauma Symptom Checklist 
for Adults, Young Children;

7.   Child development, adolescence, dysfunctional family problems, social problems, crisis intervention, and abnormal behavior;
8.   Needs and problems of adults, children and families from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds;
9.   Problems and concerns of students with special needs;
10. Appropriate referral  agencies;
11. Social casework methods and practices;
12. Legal and ethical aspects of child counseling and treatment including confidentiality and privacy rights;
13. Record keeping techniques;
14. Research methods and reports writing techniques
15. Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities;
16. Interpersonal skills using tact, patient, and courtesy
17. Basic principles of supervision and training

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