Davie County Health Department - Social Work Clinical Specialist‐ Behavioral Health
Description of work:
The Social Worker Clinical Specialist is responsible for completing Comprehensive Clinical Assessments (CCA) and providing direct outpatient psychotherapeutic services to primarily at risk children and their families, with some services being provided to adolescents as well. Services include the following: assessment; treatment; planning; individual, group and family therapy; comprehensive assessments for referral to enhanced benefits services; consultation with and referral to other professionals, including schools, physicians, DSS and the courts. The objective of this position is to reduce problematic behaviors, stabilize emotions, and increase family harmony and integrity.
Primary responsibilities are the provision of individual, group, and family therapy for individuals with moderate and severe mental health disorders facing complex family situations including physical abuse, domestic violence, sexual abuse, substance abuse, trauma, foster care, and medical problems. Work includes CCA, complex assessment, diagnosis, and independent selection and use of varied treatment modalities in addressing the complex mental health needs of individuals who may be experiencing a wide array of abuse and behavioral disorders. This position will supervise other clinical professionals, and may be called upon to testify as an expert witness in court hearings.
Qualifications: Required Minimum Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Social Work from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of social work or counseling experience as required by the North Carolina Social Work and Licensure Board.
- Preference will be given to candidates with prior history of working with Social Services and having an understanding of DSS processes
- Bilingual is preferred but not required
License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation
- One must fulfill all requirements for Licensure in North Carolina as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker as required by the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board.
- Valid NC driver’s license
Position open until filled
Salary: Grade 74 –Entry level $52,062
Application Process: Apply online at www.daviecountync.gov
This institution is an equal opportunity employer/provider
The complete nondiscrimination statement is available at http://www.nutritionnc.com/nondiscrimination.htm
This is a safety‐sensitive position and therefore will be subject to random drug screening.