THIS IS A FULL-TIME POSITION IN PATH'S CLINIC.
“Due to growth, the PATH Trauma & Stress Clinic has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Social Worker in Fargo. If you enjoy providing therapeutic services to children and families in a supportive, stable and innovative organization this may be the position for you!”
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER
Provide trauma-informed, family inclusive, evidence-based, individual, group, and family therapy for PATH’s clinical services.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(The following list is not comprehensive but highlights the major areas of responsibility for the position.)
1. Provide direct clinical services to children and their families.
a. Responsible for the provision of direct clinical services to children and families, while meeting productivity expectations.
b. Utilize trauma-informed, evidence based treatment models based on the needs of child and family.
c. Document clinical service activity is accurate and timely in electronic health record system for proper billing of clinical services.
d. Include appropriate community partners in service delivery (e.g. teachers, child care providers) and attend child and family team meetings as needed.
2. Meet standards for productivity while maintaining appropriate documentation and files to support the services that are provided to families.
a. Complete paperwork and compile documentation required by PATH and governing/accrediting agencies; maintain current files on all clients.
3. Promote the needs of youth and families to ensure successful outcomes.
a. Ensure the youth and family have a voice in treatment planning.
b. Advocate for resources to assist youth and families to successfully achieve treatment goals.
c. Educate the community about the needs of youth and families.
d. Advocate for the development and maintenance of funding and resources to meet youth and family needs at local, state, and national levels.
4. Participate in staff and supervision meetings, and required PATH in-service meetings. Understands and supports the PATH and Nexus philosophy and mission.
a. Participate in individual and group supervision including clinical consultation to review cases and ensure best practices are provided to all children and families.
b. Provide timely and thorough information to supervisor regarding case incidence, service delivery struggles and difficult team processes.
c. Utilize supervision options and directives in service delivery.
5. Ensure confidentiality of all treatment and services information pertaining to clients.
6. Perform other job related responsibilities, tasks and projects as needed.
Education, Credentials and Experience
• Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology or clinically related field required.
• Must be licensed as a LICSW, LPCC, LMFT or Psychologist in North Dakota.
• Experience in foster care, adoptions and/or family-based service preferred.
• Valid driver’s license required. Must meet state regulating agency driving requirements, maintain auto insurance and pass corporate insurance eligibility standards.
• Must be able to walk, sit, stand, crouch, twist, bend, reach overhead, maneuver stairs and stretch in a manner conducive to the execution of daily activities for a social worker visiting clients in their homes.
• Must be able to spend a considerable amount of time driving to client locations and transporting clients as needed using one’s own vehicle.
• Excellent sensory skills are important (sight, hearing and speech) as well as the ability to communicate effectively.
• Repetitive use of hands and wrist is required for writing, typing and/or data entry.
• May require occasional long distance driving to meetings and/or training.