Licensed Master Social Worker

Company: Arkansas Department of Human Services

Updated: 3/24/2014

Description:

The Licensed Master Social Worker is responsible for providing counseling and crisis intervention for families of patients in need of rehabilitative care. This position: - Provides assistance to Licensed Certified Social Worker, by offering consultation concerning specific requests, explaining laws and regulations, and monitoring certification standards. - Performs a lead role in coordinating predetermined work assignments of co-workers and/or subordinate employees, by communicating prioritization of activities and project deadlines. - Develops program plans by determining goals and objectives, assessing programs, and making recommendations for policy and procedure changes in conjunction with other staff. - Conducts individual group counseling sessions to increase client self-esteem and to aid client's social, emotional, psychological, and physical wellbeing. - Refers clients to other sources of help, monitors client's progress, writes release summaries, and notifies appropriate personnel. - Testifies in court concerning client's compliance with court order and psychiatric stability. - Prepares and maintains reports, including logs of daily progress of patients, quality assurance records, documentation of sessions, and case work records. - Performs other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The formal education equivalent of a master's degree in psychology, sociology, social work, or related field. Licensed as a Master Social Worker by the Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board as required by ACA 17-103-306. Position number: 22155451 Closing date: March 23, 2014 APPLY ONLINE AT HTTP://WWW.ARSTATEJOBS.COM