The role of this position is to supervise clinical and support staff providing outpatient mental health services and provide assistance to the program Director in the development, implementation, and evaluation of program policies and procedures. This position will also provide clinical social work evaluations, counseling, monitoring of medication side effects under the direction of a Psychiatrist, case management, crisis intervention, documentation, consultation, training, education, and referral.
Clinical Social Worker License (LCSW), active and unrestricted
Master's Degree from an accredited School of Social Work
Clinical work experience in a social service or healthcare setting (such as case management or social work)
Experience with employee coaching and counseling techniques and principles of progressive discipline. Knowledge of and ability to apply Collective Bargaining and Affirmative Action principles. Ability to promote, coordinate, and facilitate a multi-disciplinary team
Experience with supervising, orientation, and training dynamics. Ability to assess skills and abilities of staff and knowledge of available educational resources
Experience taking psychosocial history and case management evaluations, including interview techniques, suicide assessments, and forensic designations
Knowledge and skills in the areas of individual, group, and family therapy
Knowledge of community resources
Demonstrated awareness of, and sensitivity to, cultural and socioeconomic diversity
Knowledge of child, elder abuse, and domestic violence reporting requirements, and other significant legislation and laws regulating psychology practice, e.g., Tarasoff, patient confidentiality, etc. Ability to make appropriate interventions based on law and policy
Social Work experience in a jail or correctional setting
Knowledge of criminal justice system, state hospital system, forensic mental health, Probation, Parole, and Department of Corrections highly preferred
Ability to work in a highly stressful jail custody setting, with incarcerated inmates which may present hazardous conditions, including working in a crowded, malodorous, and noisy environment, of a highly restrictive and containing nature. Must be in good physical health, hear and speak well.
Willingness to work under an institutional No Hostage Policy . Ability to pass and maintain the Sacramento Sheriff Department’s Security Clearance
Willingness and ability to work flexible hours, including holidays and weekends, as scheduled and assigned
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
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