Job Description

Job: 18-56854
Location: Arapahoe County Detention Facility (RISE program) II, CO, Centennial
Facility: Arapahoe County Detention Facility (RISE program) II
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Overview

Our Social Services Manager directs, monitors, and evaluates the social services provided in the RISE program. This position acts as a liaison between Social Workers, Re-Entry Specialists and the Forensic Program Director. This position helps supervise, organize and motivate Social Workers and Re-Entry Specialists and provides guidance and support as appropriate. In the clinical role, this position assesses, develops care plans, and treats patients from a psychosocial perspective providing related assistance in securing benefits, community and facility resources as well as developing/providing referral sources and outreach related to discharge planning specific to reducing recidivism for individuals completing the RISE program. This position conducts groups and supports a caseload of patients. This position also maintains communication links between the treatment team, families and guardians, as well as community providers.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling.

Experience:

  • Three (3) years of applicable experience in a mental health setting and in the provision of psychiatric social work is required.
  • Knowledge of the DSM, the chronically mentally ill and community resources.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Must have a current Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Responsibilities

  1. Maintenance of the social work assessment schedule.
  2. Ensures that initial and monthly psychosocial assessments, consent forms, discharge plans, and communication logs are complete and that community outreach contacts, including Re-Entry site visits are made timely.
  3. Conducts psychoeducational groups and supports a caseload of patients.
  4. Participates in the performance improvement and quality review process.
  5. Participates in employee training and provides discipline specific clinical/administrative supervision.
  6. The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.


CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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