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Social Worker MSW

Location: West Covina
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Summary Five Acres is considered an essential business provider. Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating Mental Health services; working with children, young adults and families to implement treatment techniques to resolve issues identified in the treatment plan. Essential Duties Provides therapeutic skill building services to children, young adults, and families as measured by supervision, direct observation and/or functional behavior assessments using a team and community-based approach. Submits timely documentation as related to the caseload for the program, maximizing billing according to caseload notes. Continually assesses client progress and modifies treatment/services via completion. Accurately documents all work with the client and/or family and/or relevant persons as measured by QA standards and audit results. Participates in clinical/case supervision by coming prepared to discuss current caseload, documentation, and productivity; accepts constructive feedback and direction; and puts feedback into clinical and or therapeutic practice with clients. Establishes and maintains rapport and effective working relationships with clients, psychiatrists, families; works effectively within programmatic teams and the community at large. Advocating and/or ensuring accompaniment for clients (court, medical, mediation, medication, and with employers on program visits) with the goal to ensure satisfactory placement of children and young adults in a safe, permanent, and stable home setting. Maintains knowledge of program standards and policies as developed by Five Acres, COA, Community Care Licensing and other governing bodies stakeholders; develops personal and professional knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in in-service programs. Can be assigned to multiple programs cases among more than one program based on needs Maintains confidentiality of all information regarding clients, families, and operations of the Agency (including media). Incorporates Agency philosophy and mission in all aspects of job performance. Maintains a professional relationship with clients, staff, and other outside stakeholders at all times. Exercises good judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities. Qualifications Bachelors degree plus four (4) years' experience, or Associates degree plus six (6) years experience, working in a behavioral mental health/social services setting. Prior experience with community-based clinic/wraparound provider preferred. Availability of a personal car with appropriate insurance which employee is willing to use for all Agency business if needed; adhering to federal motor vehicle safety standards when transporting children. Effective oral/written communication skills; bi-lingual skills in Spanish/English preferred Ability to pass and utilize the Pro Act physical restraint system Computer skills sufficient to meet production demands of the job including Microsoft Office and WELLIGENT software, and skill in maintaining detailed, accurate and complete records Must have a valid California Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and meet the Agencys safe driver guidelines. Ability to maintain First Aid/CPR Certification Ability to work varied hours including evenings, nights and weekends, if needed. Sensitivity to the different cultures represented among the clients, families and staff. A basic understanding of age appropriate behavior for children/adolescents. Five Acres Perks Medical plans Dental plans Vision plans 401k with a 3% employer match Profit Share matching after one year of employment Bilingual stipend of $4,000 - $6,000 for applicable positions Flexible Spending Account Life Insurance Pet Insurance Gym membership discounts Emergency Worldwide Travel Assistance Pre-paid legal plan Educational Assistance Program Student Loan Forgiveness Employee Referral Program 10 paid holidays Parking Reward Incentive Program Paid training Supervision towards LMFT and LCSW licensure Mileage reimbursement Cell phone carrier discounts (up to 25% off ) Floating holidays Generous vacation and sick-time Vacation cash out Two credit union options Wellness Incentive Program RISE and RISE coaching

Keywords: FIVE ACRES - THE BOYS' AND GIRLS' AID SO, West Covina , Social Worker MSW, Other , West Covina, California

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