Social Worker/Full Time/Days

Rockville, MD
Jul 30, 2018
Aug 17, 2018
Full Time
Lourie Center

If you are a current Adventist HealthCare employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account. Provides diagnostic evaluations of children with suspected social-emotional problems or developmental delays. Assesses family functioning, identifying the quality of parent-child relationships and the family's dynamics. Related duties include identifying needed services, preparing written evaluations, obtaining relevant information from school settings, making home and school visits as appropriate, interpreting evaluation results for parents and other professionals working with a client, and developing home programs, treatment plans, and educational plans based on state regulations and forms.

Provides psychotherapeutic treatment to children and their families including individual play therapy, parent collateral work, family therapy, couples therapy, and group therapy. Monitors progress of children/families in treatment and formally reviews treatment plan and goals every six months. Consults with other professionals working with the client both at Lourie Center and outside of the agency to assure coordinated and comprehensive service delivery.

Consults to professionals in the community including pediatricians, school administrators, and child welfare/DHHS case workers regarding the appropriateness of referrals and the progress in therapy and ongoing therapeutic needs of individual clients at our Center. - A Growing Organization Vital to the Community
Provides recommendations for treatment and school placement and in support of this responsibility, participates in school meetings (e.g., SARDS, ARDS, and CARDS) and multidisciplinary meetings at Lourie Center.

Participates in scheduled interdisciplinary meetings to formulate a comprehensive diagnosis and a coordinated treatment plan for Lourie Center clients, as well as to review the progress made in treatment and to develop new treatment strategies for children at Lourie Center. Participates in case conferences, disposition meetings, staff meetings, and parent feedback, as needed.

Performs basic administrative tasks related to work assignments including the timely preparation of written reports, billing forms, work schedules, and progress notes to document treatment sessions. - Superior Outcomes

Maintains charts in a complete, timely and legible form, including parent information forms, consent forms, data collection forms, progress notes, and treatment plans and goals as required by state DHMH.

Interprets Lourie Center's function and philosophy through contacts with the community in addition to actively recruiting referrals for Lourie Center. -

Continues professional education in social work by attending formal continuing education programs, conferences, and advanced training and by regular consultation with health care providers. Receives weekly individual and/or group clinical supervision.

Accesses Protected Health Information on a routine basis. Employee must comply with all privacy standards of the Lourie Center that include HIPAA, COMAR and others - state and federal regulations as written in the Privacy Manual.

Performs other duties as assigned by Clinical Director and privileged by COMAR, including supervision of social work interns.
Work Schedule:

Day Shift

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