Social Worker/Clinical Counselor

  • MaineHealth
  • Westbrook, ME 04092, USA
  • Jan 06, 2021

Job Description


  • Position Summary
    • The Social Worker/Clinical Counselor is a position for the professional social worker/clinical counselor that involve the evaluation of psychosocial needs of patients/clients and their families and provision of diagnostic/preventive and treatment user services including individual, family and group therapy. The Social Worker/Clinical Counselor works in collaboration with other health/mental health professionals and provides consultation to the treatment team regarding patient/family social and environmental needs. This work is performed under general supervision in accordance with institutional and social work/clinical counselor policies. The Social Worker/Clinical Counselor may supervise other social work/clinical counselors, students or other staff
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Master’s degree in Social Work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
    • License/Certifications: Maine state licensure to practice as a LCSW, LMSW-CC, LCPC, or LCPC-c is required. Licensure by the Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred. Licensure by the Maine Board of Counseling Professionals. Certification by the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work preferred.
    • Experience: 2+ years of work experience in a health or mental health setting preferred.
    • Knowledge of social work theories, therapies and techniques, as used in individual, family and group treatment, as well principles of social welfare
    • Able to teach basic social work principles and applications to the medical setting
    • Proficiency in psychosocial assessment and treatment and considerable knowledge of community resources and agencies and how to use them in resolving complex problems related to health, illness and disability
    • Membership in Academy of Certified Social Workers preferred