QUALIFICATIONS 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).
Maintain a current, unrestricted clinical license to practice social work in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. A clinical social work license is defined as a license that allows the Social Worker to practice independently without clinical supervision.
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.
Must possess the ability to independently: Conduct psychosocial assessments and provide psychosocial treatment to a wide variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, educational, and other diversified backgrounds.
Provide counseling and/or psychotherapy services to individuals, groups, and families.
Provide consultation services to other staff about the psychosocial needs of patients and the impact of psychosocial problems on health care and compliance with treatment.
Evaluate own practice through participation in a professional peer review case conferences or other organized means. 5. Must possess the knowledge and experience to: a. Use computer software applications for drafting documents, data management, and tracking, especially those programs in use by DoD. b. Use of medical and mental health diagnoses, disabilities and treatment procedures. This includes acute, chronic and traumatic illness/injuries, common medications and their effects/side effects, and medical terminology. c. Implement treatment modalities in working with individuals, families and groups who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical and social problems to achieve treatment goals. d. Demonstrate a working knowledge of professional standards and ethics regarding the delivery of clinical social work services.
Addendum Qualifications Demonstrate strong communication skills and ability to interact with professionals from various offices and organizations. Have a minimum of two (2) years experience working with Microsoft Office suite of applications. Have a minimum of one (1) year experience in the use of diagnostic codes for variety of mental health conditions found in DSM-5 and ICD-10. Have a minimum of two (2) years within the past five (5) years experience with Evidence-Based Treatments for a variety of psychiatric disorders. Primary population will be adults. Services with individuals under the age of 18 will be performed as necessary. Consult to military command representatives, as required. Consult with other individuals and organizations, to include military and/or civilian medical services, military and/or civilian police, investigative agencies, and other mental health professionals. Certifications.Basic Life Support.