Social Worker - MSW(FT), Child Advocacy & Protection
Company: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Posted on: May 3, 2021
This is a new role to support the mission of CAPP in the
southern region and our DCFY contract and is a key member of our
interdisciplinary care team. In CHaD, Social Workers help parents
to navigate medical systems, identify and reduce barriers to
accessing care, provide grief/bereavement support when there are
complex medical diagnoses or injuries, assist in connecting to
community resources and are an integral part of the patient care
team. In CAPP, Social Workers are present in all clinical visits.
In Manchester, we are seeing 6-9 patients/week on average in our
CAPP program and a typical appointment can be 2-3 hrs long. Social
Workers conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments, file
reports with child protection, assist in safety planning with the
family and child protection, coordinate and facilitate MDT meetings
to include community agencies and provide brief supportive therapy
to parents or children. Inital training will take place in Lebanon
and then once trained your work location would be in Manchester Key
Responsibilities: 1. Provides complete psychosocial assessments of
patients and families. 2. Provides counseling to individuals and
families to help solve social and emotional problems. 3.
Coordinates community resources to address/meet identified needs.
4. Assists families in adapting to difficult and complicated
dispositions involving complex/catastrophic care needs, multiple
agencies/providers and linkage to resources outside the community.
5. Provides consultation, assessment, referral and coordination in
cases of suspected child or dependent adult abuse or neglect, or
other forms of domestic violence. 6. Organizes support groups. 7.
Documents objective, concise and pertinent clinical data in the
medical record. 8. Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum
Qualifications: Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) required.
Social work experience in an acute, home care, or ambulatory
setting preferred. Strong organizational skills, verbal and written
communications skills. Sound decision making and judgment. Time
management skills. Negotiation skills. Proven ability to deal with
conflict resolution. Comfortable with basic computer skills.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills: None
Keywords: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Manchester , Social Worker - MSW(FT), Child Advocacy & Protection, Other , Manchester, New Hampshire
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