Social Worker LCSW CCP APP-SBHC Kepner/Abraham Lincoln Schools
Location: Denver, Colorado
Internal Number: R5463
We are recruiting for a Social Worker LCSW CCP APP-SBHC Kepner/Abraham Lincoln Schools to join our team!
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School Based Medical ServicesJob Summary
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker ("LCSW", "Social Worker") works under minimal supervision to plan, organize and implement psychiatric social work treatment for clients and families. This work includes assessing the psychological needs of patients and families and carrying out interventions such as individual, group, and family therapy consistent with the spirit of evidence-based practices such as motivational interviewing and acceptance and commitment therapy. The work also includes identifying and connecting patients to resources to assist with their ongoing behavioral healthcare.
Administers psychiatric treatment, coordination of care and discharge plans as it pertains to the behavioral health needs of the client and family. (20%)
Co-facilitates or facilitates family sessions throughout the duration of admission that relate to the collection of collateral information, diagnosis, prognosis, family communication, increased coping and psychiatric safety planning. (20%)
Manages the scheduling of family meetings to align with family availability and to prevent double-booking across provider disciplines. (20%)
Conducts comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments that are thorough, individualized, objective and complete. (10%)
Participates in the implementation and execution of treatment plans, including daily multidisciplinary rounds and weekly treatment plan reviews as needed. (10%)
Applies knowledge of individual, group and family functioning to ensure appropriateness of treatment methods to assist client in achieving treatment goals. Is aware of and able to articulate the professional use of self in the relationship to maximize client's adjustment, enhance strengths and promote resolution of identified problems. Demonstrates ability to develop effective therapeutic interventions that are socio-culturally sensitive. (10%)
Utilizes clinical skills to provide treatment recommendations to clients and families. Coordinates follow-up treatment referrals to various levels of care including short-term residential treatment, long-term residential treatment, partial hospital programs, intensive outpatient programs, in-home therapy, day treatment, and outpatient therapy/psychiatry as indicated. (10%)
Master's Degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited college or university Required
1-3 years Two years of full-time post Master's Degree social work practice under the supervision of a licensed or equivalently qualified social worker or other DORA approved professional practitioner, required. Required
LCSW-Licensed Clinical Social Worker - LCSW State Licensing Board Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of crisis intervention and brief and long term therapy processes.
Knowledge of patient populations’ cultural, religious, ethnic, and social systems in interactions, care planning and education.
Knowledge of medical terms, abbreviations, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis and demonstrates this knowledge verbally and in writing.
Skill in navigating and documenting within a medical record system.
Skill in providing care appropriate to the age of the patients served within the unit.
Skill in establishing a treatment alliance and engaging the client system in goal setting and prioritizing.
Ability to manage the professional relationship including termination.
Ability to respond to trauma or psychiatric emergency.
Computer skills required.
Days (United States of America)
Partial Year (Ten Month)
$80,325.00 - $86,625.00 / yr
Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans
Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation)
On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes
Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more
Tuition reimbursement & assistance
Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching
Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.