Social Worker

Crittenton Services

About the organization

Crittenton Services

It is Crittentons policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and religious grooming), sex (including pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity (including transgender identity and transitioning), gender expression and sex stereotyping, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition or information (including genetic information), family care or medical leave status, military caregiver status, military status, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, enrollment in a public assistance program, engaging in protected communications regarding employee wages.


Position Summary:
Counsels individuals, groups and/or family regarding psychological or emotional problems, develops and implements therapeutic treatment plan in various settings in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and standards of practice, and conducts assessments and/or screens relevant to the population being served or program.
Essential Duties:
• Provides individual, group and family therapy.
• Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning.
• Develops a comprehensive psychosocial assessment.
• Conducts assessments and screens as required, depending on program.
• Provides crisis intervention consultation to all members of the team.
• Assists in maintaining client and milieu safety.
• Provides timely and accurate documentation as required by payment source.
• Knowledge of child abuse reporting requirements. Specific to ORR funded programs, failure to report an instance of child abuse/neglect could be grounds for termination.

Minimum Qualifications:
MA, MS, MSW, PsyD or PhD in a related field of human services from an accredited school.
Proficiency in threshold language required of positions primarily assigned to mono-lingual clients.


Additional Requirements:
• Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted California drivers license.
• Must be able to complete and maintain required certifications and training.
• Must be able to understand and follow policy and procedures.
• Must be able to document services, incidents, and other required forms/documents.
• Bilingual Spanish required.
Physical Requirements:
For the safety and security of our clients, all residential-based staff must maintain proficiency in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, First Aid/CPR. These interventions require regular and sustained bending, lifting, pulling, stooping, hand and arm pressure, sitting or laying prone on the floor for extended periods of time. To facilitate appointments and activities, staff must be able to safely drive vehicles transporting one or more youth and that may include heavy, prolonged traffic. All field based personnel must be able to conduct home and community visits in a variety of settings, including multi-level apartment buildings without elevator access. ORR Home Study/Post Release staff must be able to access various means of travel, travel extensively and for long duration.


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