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State of Massachusetts Clinical Social Worker (C) in Brockton, Massachusetts

The Brockton Multi-Service Center operated by the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) is seeking an experienced Clinical Social Worker who will play a vital role in providing comprehensive clinical services to patients and their families. The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting psychosocial assessments, developing treatment plans, and coordinating post-treatment care in collaboration with community clinicians. With a focus on utilizing a variety of therapeutic modalities, the incumbent ensures the delivery of high-quality clinical treatment to address the unique needs of each individual. The Clinical Social Worker's role combines expertise in clinical treatment, interdisciplinary collaboration, case management, and community engagement. With their diverse skill set and compassionate approach, they make a significant impact on the well-being of patients and their families, ensuring continuity of care and supporting successful recovery and reintegration into the community. Please Note: This position is Part time, 24 hours per week.Schedules as follows: _Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_ * Provide highly skilled clinical services, including individual treatment, group therapy, and family work, to patients and families. * Lead in a clinical leadership role for the interdisciplinary treatment team, actively contributing to the development, implementation, and revision of patient treatment plans. * Implement treatment by utilizing a flexible array of highly skilled interventions, including individual, family, and group therapy, as outlined in the treatment plan. * Coordinate and develop comprehensive discharge plans in collaboration with the treatment team, case management, and community resources. * Provide social work consultation to other disciplines and community agencies, promoting a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. * Maintain accurate and thorough documentation according to established standards and practices set by the Department of Social Work, BMSC, and DMH. * Assess patient eligibility for entitlements and provide assistance with the application process. * Oversee clinical supervision to clinical social workers and graduate students, as assigned by the Chief of Clinical Social Work. * Represent the social work department as a key member on hospital-wide committees, bringing valuable insights and perspectives to enhance patient care. * Collaborate with community clinicians to ensure seamless continuity of care and effective aftercare support for patients. * Engage in a variety of therapeutic modalities to deliver comprehensive clinical treatment tailored to meet the unique needs of each patient and their family. /_ _/ _Required Qualifications:_ * Skilled in supervising social work staff and students, demonstrating proficiency in employing supervisory methods and techniques. * Capability to develop and establish policies and procedures. * Proficient in developing, implementing, and evaluating treatment programs. * Demonstrated thorough knowledge of clinical social work methods, encompassing psycho-social diagnosis, as well as individual, group, and family treatment. * Strong ability to provide clinical leadership within an interdisciplinary treatment team. * Proficient in evaluating the professional clinical performance of social workers. * Demonstrated ability to assume a leadership role in collaborating with other agencies. * Proficient in facilitating social work methods and techniques. _Preferred Qualifications:_ * Strong clinical expertise in conducting psychosocial assessments and providing evidence-based clinical interventions, including individual, group, and family therapy. * Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to guide and collaborate effectively within an interdisciplinary treatment team. * Proven experience in coordinating discharge planning and aftercare services in collaboration with community clinicians and resources. * Solid understanding of documentation standards and practices in the field of social work, ensuring accurate and thorough documentation. * Prior experience in providing clinical supervision to social work professionals and graduate students, fostering their professional growth and development. * Proficient usage of Microsoft Office products including Word, Teams, and Outlook. * Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency. * Prior experience working with the adolescent population. __ __ __ _DMH Mission Statement:__ _ The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research. /__/ _Pre-Offer Process:_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure, and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form * * For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Human Resources at 1-800-510-4122, Option 4. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE: At least two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience as a clinical social worker after earning a master's degree in social work. SUBSTITUTIONS: - A Doctorate in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, counseling education, or human services may be substituted for the required experience on the basis of two years of education for one year of experience. - One year of education equals 30 semester hours. Education toward a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. REQUIRED EDUCATION: A master's or higher degree in social work is required. LICENSES: Licensure as a Licensed Certified Social Worker or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Social Work is required. Based on assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state. /COVID Vaccine: As a condition of employment, depending on job assignment and location, employees may be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination and/or other vaccinations, or to have been approved for a vaccination exemption prior to their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment./ / / *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Community and Social Services* *Organization: Department of Mental Health *Title: *Clinical Social Worker (C) Location: Massachusetts-Brockton-165 Quincy Street Requisition ID: 24000144