Social Worker

Employer
Community Options, Inc.
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 19, 2017
Hours
Full Time
This position is responsible for therapy services to the youth and families whom they are assigned. This individual is responsible for maintaining current client caseloads and records according to COMAR, Licensing and Regulation, COI expectations and best practices. COI is looking for a Part - Time Social Worker in Rockville, MD! Must have a current LCSW-C Maryland State License! Who We Are: Community Options, Inc. is a Non-Profit and Healthcare company which develops residential and employment supports for people with disabilities, utilizing technology and training. We recognize that people with the most severe disabilities need environments, equipment, clinical and staff support that are tailored to their very specific needs. JOB LOCATION Community Options, Inc.- Rockville Office - 416 Hungerford Drive Rockville, MD 20850 Some travel (mostly within Maryland) is required with this position (see below). However, COI will provide a vehicle for work traveling purposes. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides individual, group and family therapy within the scope of professional license. Interdisciplinary Team leader; develop, monitor and review Individual Treatment Plans with the treatment team for each youth (at least every 90 days). Develop, monitor and review the discharge and transition planning process for each youth. 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 Promote child/youth/family understanding of available Community Options resources as well as community resources and facilitate referrals as appropriate. Provide staff support, thorough education, training, and supervision to direct support professionals that aligns with the needs of the youth. As well as keeping within the Community Options mission of trauma informed care for clients, families and staff. Coordinate with the Community Options staff members and community resources to address clients' service needs Maintain effective working relationships with families, children/youth, colleagues, consultants, and community agencies. Maintain appropriate reports, records, and files; document psychological and developmental histories for each youth; provide summary progress reports. Provide social worker with on call duties on a rotating basis with other Community Options, Inc. social workers or as needed. Assist with the hospitalization process for clients that are in need of emergent treatment. Complete required documentation and reports within defined timelines. 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; transportation of clients to community based meetings; travel by car to community based meetings; occasional out-of-state travel which may include overnight stay. Flexible work hours to include some evenings. Client file maintenance / computer literacy is mandatory. 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 and objective decision making. Able to engage children and families in a positive therapeutic alliance. Able to work cooperatively with others in a treatment team. The ideal candidate should be comfortable helping patients adapt to limitations and assisting families with important decisions about their loved ones. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited College or University. Current LCSW-C Maryland State License Minimum of one (1) year experience in providing direct social work services to children/youth and families. If interested, please click apply now or send resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resume] #CB#