Kaiser Permanente Associate Clinical Social Worker ASW in San Francisco, California
Position is designed to provide clinical supervision to ASWs who have prior experience working in a mental health setting. Position meets the requirements for supervised training of ASWs working toward licensure and follows the guidelines as set forth by California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Internship is based in outpatient Child and Family and/or Adult Psychiatry and/or Chemical Dependency departments. Primary Supervision is provided by Licensed Clinical Social Worker(s). Position is one year, temporary with benefits. This position ONLY pertains to the Northern California Mental Health Training Programs.
Essential Functions: - Provide psychotherapy to patients and co-facilitate family and/or group therapy. Actively participate in assigned clinical supervision. - Attend workshops and seminars on a regular basis as part of the training. Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, and other staff functions. Facilitate community outreach and community referrals as needed. Provide case management for a variety of psycho-social issues. - Utilize resources of public and private agencies. Maintain confidential patient files/records and information in a timely manner. - Comply with regional and local policies and procedures. - Comply with the NASW Code of Ethics and state laws pertaining to the delivery of mental health services. - Other duties as assigned. - Adult Team/Behavioral Medicine: Provide individual and group counseling to adults in a brief therapy model. - Child/Family Team: Provide individual, family and/or group counseling to children, adolescents, and families. - Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP): Provide services to patients needing more intensive treatment for stabilization, in a stepped-down treatment program for patients recently discharged from inpatient psychiatric unit. - Intensive Case Management: Provide individual, family and group psychotherapy services to patients with severe and persistent mental illness with goal of stabilization of symptoms. - Facilitate treatment by interacting with psychiatric hospitals, partial hospitalization programs, crisis residential facilities, and other intensive programs. - Chemical Dependency: Provide services to patients who are in the contemplation phase, the early stages of their recovery, and patients with longer-term sobriety. - Provide separate and conjoint treatments for family members.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Successful completion of two pre-master's internships in mental health settings. - Demonstrated experience in providing individual, family and/or group psychotherapies. Education - Master's degree in Social Work or Social Welfare from a clinical track in an accredited Graduate School of Social Work by program start date. Licenses, Certifications, Registrations - ASW registration with California Board of Behavioral Sciences. - Currently in or about to begin the process of completing required hours for licensure as Licensed Clinical Social Worker. - Must be registered as ASW with the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences by program start date.
Additional Requirements: - Competence in: Mental Status Evaluation; Mandated Reporting; Suicide/ Homicide/ Danger Assessment; Ethics and Confidentiality; the DSM (Psychopathology/Abnormal Psychology); Theories and Practices of Psychotherapy; and Personality and Psychological Development. - Demonstrated professional maturity and ethical integrity necessary for assuming professional responsibilities. - Demonstrated commitment to quality of service, teamwork, and participation in a highly interactive multidisciplinary clinic. - Demonstrated ability to complete multiple tasks/objectives in a timely manner. - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications: - Experience and/or training in working with Chemical Dependency, Adult and/or Child and Adolescent populations, preferred. - Experience and/or training in establishing psychosocial diagnoses and providing standard psychotherapeutic services, preferred. - Experience and/or training in Clinical Case Management, preferred. - Experience and/or training in group therapy, preferred. - Acquisition of a theoretical background in cognitive, emotional, and interpersonal functioning, abnormal psychology, and in the major schools of psychotherapy, preferred.
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Associate Clinical Social Worker ASWLOCATION San Francisco, CAREQNUMBER 563091
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.