Provides assessments, evaluations, diagnoses, and treatment to clients in crisis; in partnership with local EMS Agency. Assists with administration, development, implementation, and evaluation of social work programs and policies.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from Executive Director and Partnering Agency Director(s)
Experience and Training Requirements:
Experience in mental health service provision. Advanced knowledge of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition: DSM-V. Three years as a Clinical Social Worker with a minimum of 1 year experience supervising professionals.
Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university.
License or Certificate
Current Nevada professional license: LCSW
Must possess a valid drivers’ license.
Location: Scene of clients’ crisis (home, business, outdoors, etc), office.
Hazards: May be exposed to unpredictable environments and individuals when assessing clients; exposure to computer screens.
Essential and marginal functions require:
Maintaining physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:
- Walking, standing, or sitting for extended periods of time;
- Light lifting; and
- Operating assigned equipment.
Maintaining effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
- Making observations;
- Communicating with others, in person, over the telephone, and speaking to individuals or groups;
- Reading and writing; and