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Under moderate supervision, provides clinical services to assigned client populations, including administration of a variety of therapy techniques and programs.


Under board approved LCSW supervision, the social worker will follow the Kentucky Board of Social Work mandates as it pertains to face-to-face clinical supervision.




1. Performs clinical services, including intakes and a variety of therapy programs and techniques such as group, individual, and family therapy, expressive therapy, crisis intervention, psychodrama and modeling.

2. Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc.

3. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning based upon resulting quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.

4. Collaborates with external agents including CHR, school officials, family members, and other health agencies regarding organizational programs and client needs and conditions.

5. Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development.

6. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc.

7. Conducts case presentations and consultations with other agencies regarding programs and services offered.

8. Formulates clinical diagnosis for both mental health and substance abuse.

9. Formulates a clinical treatment plan to be followed for interventions.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.



· Master’s degree in Social Work and licensed as a certified social worker (CSW)

· Understanding of Kentucky’s board of social work laws and regulations regarding clinical practices




· Three to six months of related internship or practicum experience.

· Knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, and treatment modes

· Case load with varying levels of client disability and need

· Knowledge of community resources and SCS services




· Occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families

· Normal work tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.

· Position at times may require incumbent to remain on twenty-four hour call.

· Reliable transportation for frequent travel between work sites


Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation. Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.




· Knowledge of normal growth and development and of culture/ethnicity relevant to age groups/populations served

· Use results of assessments, reassessments, including client strengths and preferences, to construct a case conceptualization

· Apply DSM 5 criteria to diagnose mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders

· If substance use disorder is primary, assesses the readiness of client for treatment via stage of change

· Utilize case conceptualization and problem areas to guide development and collaboration with clients to build individualized Treatment Plans

· Utilize EBPs and clinical techniques in sessions

· Measures client progress towards Treatment Plan goals and objectives throughout treatment course

· Assess and manage client risk and additional adjunctive services with appropriate and congruent interventions and collaboration

· Assess client’s measurable progress towards goals/minimum discharge criteria and discharging client when they have met minimum discharge criteria

· Utilize Treatment Team and supervision to address client case conference needs

· Manages client caseload and services to maximize direct care client time and reach expected productivity targets

· Understand role of OTRs to appropriately represent client need for services required for authorization

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