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Social Worker (Licsw Certified Or Lpc Certified)

Company:
V-Tech Solutions Inc.
Location:
Washington, DC
Salary:
negotiable
Posted:
November 08, 2019

Description:

V-Tech Solutions, Inc. is immediately seeking licensed social workers or licensed professional counselors with Substance Use Disorders (SUD) experience to provide outreach support services, assessments, consultations, short term clinical interventions and linkage support services for individuals and communities identified for behavioral health related support. All services will be performed in the natural settings of the individuals in the community including but not limited to shelters, alleys, streets and under bridges. Individuals will be a part of a team; social workers will not be required to go out in natural settings by themselves. There will be group meetings to discuss findings each week as there will be integration with more experienced social workers.

The successful candidate(s) will:

Provide individual and group therapy when required

Have knowledge and skill to teach and engage in basic problem solving strategies to support individual consumers in self-directed recovery

Have knowledge and skill sufficient to use community resources necessary for independent living and ability to teach those skills to other individuals with severe mental illness

Provide community based grief therapy and engagements

Provide community based crisis response services and incident debriefings for impacted individuals and within group settings

Responsible for conducting outreach efforts to engage consumers who are suffering from behavioral health needs in the community

Engage with behavioral health consumers in natural settings such as shelters, on the streets, under bridges and in encampments to offer linkage to community based service providers

Provide diagnostic assessments for adult consumers

Develop care plans and recommendations based on diagnostic findings

Maintain records of outreach efforts and report them to shift supervisor to aid in the development of outreach strategies

Maintain confidentiality and privacy of all identifying information concerning clients in accordance with applicable confidentiality and privacy laws, rules and regulations

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

BA or BS degree from an accredited university in a human services related field (social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, etc.)

Must have an active LICSW or LPC in the District of Columbia

Minimum of one (I) year of experience providing substance use disorder screenings and evaluations

Must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle without restrictions

Basic office equipment and computer literacy skills

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word, etc.) and working in an Electronic Health Record Management System

SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours per week

WORK HOURS: Day Shift, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Evening Shift, 4:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

WORK LOCATION: Washington, DC

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