Duties & Responsibilities: Under general supervision, provides both individual and group counseling/therapy to patients/clients/consumers requiring complex intervention, including those who are homicidal, suicidal or exhibit life-threatening behaviors; determines necessity for involuntary commitment; may partake in executing orders of involuntary commitment in an outpatient setting. Completes assessments to develop individualized treatment plans with consumers to enhance, meet or restore a patient's/client's/consumer's functioning capacity. Incumbent will work with adult mental health and substance abuse consumers. Develops or participates in case management/care plans. May supervise para-professional level staff.
Minimum Training & Experience: Master’s Degree in Social Work or Professional Counseling with two years’ work experience in social service delivery (case management, outreach, prevention/ education, client assessment, counseling). Incumbent must be computer efficient and have the ability to multi-task. Incumbent must have experience working in substance abuse treatment, adult mental health and experience conducting groups.
Preferred Qualifications: Current licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists. Experience with veteran’s and post traumatic stress disorder.
Note: Member of 2012 NHSC Loan Repayment Program.
Interested applicants must submit a completed State of Georgia Application for employment and a copy of your college degree to the address below or e-mail to:
DeKalb Community Service Board
445 Winn Way
Decatur, Georgia 30030
Closing Date: Interested applicants must submit their application materials on or before 5:00 p.m. on May 7, 2012.
Pre-employment drug screening may be required. Selected applicant will be subject of an FBI Criminal History Record Check, and the applicant has the right to challenge the contents of their Criminal History Record Information, should they choose to do so.
If you are a male applicant who is between the ages of 18 and 26, you must provide proof of Selective Service Registration.
Due to the large volume of applications received, only those applicants who are selected for an interview will receive further notification. Applications received after 5:00 p.m. on closing date may not be considered.
Please be advised that anyone transferring in from another State agency may not be able to keep Employees Retirement System (ERS) privileges.
Disabled applicants who require special accommodations should contact Human Resources at (404) 294-3745 or the Georgia Relay Service.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 must provide proof of Selective Service Registration.