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Social Worker (MSW/ASW) – FT, AM


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Telecare has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Social Worker/Therapist at our 16-bed secure acute inpatient psychiatric unit for adolescents (male and female) between the ages of 13 to 17. An interdisciplinary team provides progressive recovery-based services to adolescents who have mental illness. You’ll find an empowering environment that fosters open communication and a leadership team that encourages you to lend your experience and expertise. The Social Services Provider provides general casework services to assigned clients and their families. This involves coordinating and collaborating with other services and agencies such as the Conservator’s Office, Public Defender’s Office, Child Protective Services, Probation Department and County Mental Health Services. This individual also provides the overall treatment services to all clients in the program including the provision of CBT and Family Therapy as appropriate and indicated. QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year of direct service experience with mentally ill individuals in an inpatient setting is required Experience working with adolescents in an acute or group home setting is preferred, as well as familiarity with the adolescent system of care A Master’s Degree in Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy is required Preferred licensed by the State of California as Clinical Social Worker or Marriage Family Therapist Necessary skills include the ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team, a thorough understanding of the conservatorship process and knowledge of basic medical and psychiatric terminology A valid California Drivers’ License is required Applicant must be fingerprinted and receive clearance from the Department of Justice and the Office of Inspector General Telecare Corporation is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability status, creed, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or other basis protected by applicable antidiscrimination laws. EOE AA M/F/V/Disability TMJJob Location San Leandro, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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