Social workers are responsible for providing social work services to patients and their families. They function as a member of the departmental team which includes educating the patient, family and members of the healthcare team regarding benefits, community resources, referrals for counseling and other pertinent information. Social workers are also responsible for triaging referrals and collaborating on cases with other members of the healthcare delivery team. In addition, social workers must be able to assist the patient in a sensitive and supportive manner, while acting as an advocate on behalf of the patient.
- Responsible for and provide individual, family and group psychotherapy, and couples therapy.
- Consult to medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required.
- Maintain accurate and current notes in both the Mental Health records and patient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produce reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.
- Evaluation. Evaluate children from infancy through adolescence, to include conducting child and family interviews. Perform psychosocial evaluations to assess and/or treat emotional/behavior problems, educational/academic problems, attention problems, organic disorders, eating disorders, psychotic disorders, social and interpersonal dysfunction, physical/sexual/emotional abuse and neglect, personality dysfunction and drug/alcohol abuse.
- Treatment. Provide treatment across a range of modalities to include
- Psychotherapy, play, group and family therapy with all aged children and adolescents.
- Treat children and adolescents with adjustment disorders, oppositional and non-compliant behavior, attention deficit disorders, anxiety disorders and phobias, eating disorders, elimination disorders, school-related problems, developmental delay, pervasive developmental disorders, childhood psychosis and affective disorders, abuse and other trauma (either psychological or physical), and support the psychological management of medical problems.
- Attend and provide didactic seminars in the areas of normal growth and development, consultation-liaison and psychotherapeutic approaches to child psychopathology.
- Provide consultation and workshops with parents, schools, hospital staff, and other personnel who work with children and adolescents on the theory and practice of working with this population. Provide training to clinical psychology residents and post-doctoral child psychology fellows, as required.
- Participate in and/or direct research and conducts clinical investigations in social work and/or child and adolescent psychology.
- Must hold a Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) degree from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
- Graduate from a school of Social Work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
- As requited to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions.
- Have a minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years in the independent practice of clinical social work in a mental health setting working with an adult population, or with children and teens if specifically working with that population.
- Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
AKAHI ASSOCIATES LLC
AKAHI Associates is a premier provider of healthcare workers to various military treatment facilities across the United States. With a corporate office in Honolulu, Hawaii and recruiting office in San Antonio, Texas we specialize in providing skilled, trained and highly successful healthcare workers, including RNs, CRNAs, Physicians, LPN/LVN, Licensed Social Workers, and many more.
We have a strong focus on providing our government customers with quality and superior service.
Akahi Associates is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click the link below to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Only qualified individuals who are being considered will be contacted for an interview.